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AppleScript to logoff Mac user after closing an application?

I've configured a local user account on an iMac (Lion) to immediately launch Firefox to a specific page after logging in – the page contains a survey to be completed by the user. This works fine. ...
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Logging out of an RDP session with some program other than explorer.exe as the shell?

How do you log out of an RDP session when they are using some program other than explorer.exe as the shell? Normally I use the start menu to log out of an RDP session, but in this case msaccess.exe ...
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Where is the logout/screenlock button/menu on a stock Ubuntu Unity 13.10?

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a new machine, admiring the clean spartan interface not cluttered with anything like an Applications or systems menu. Apart from the dock-like thing to the left, it's ...
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Graceful logout in dwm

I want dwm to close all windows gracefully when I press quit hotkey. I like Unity behaviour: it displays list of windows denying logout (for example, editors with unsaved changes) and do not logout ...
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Run script when shutting down Ubuntu before the logged in user is logged out

I'm writing a script to backup some local directories on a Unix machine (Ubuntu) to a Samba drive. The script works fine and I've got it running at shutdown and restart using the method described at [...
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Win 8.1 auto sign out after login

I am using Windows 8.1 Pro update 1 I have 2 accounts: L(always used, admin user) and F (Standard account) After a long time not logged in with user F, now I cannot log in with F account, the system ...
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Remotely lock a computer

I provide temporary computers to businesses but sometimes they are very slow on letting me get them back. I was wondering if there was any way I could have a computer receive a command as soon as it ...
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xfce4-session-manager - does not turn off your computer

I use ArchLinux and Xfce 4.8 when in xfce4-session-manager I select Reboot or ShutDown my computer just logout. To turn it off i have to use e.g. 'halt' in terminal. It began a few days ego. ...
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Windows 8.1 shutdown does not work for log-off

I am experiencing the following issue on my Windows 8.1 laptop. When I go to cmd and type shutdown -s -t 60 then it works fine and message about planned shutdown is displayed. However, if I type ...
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Windows 10 randomly automatically logs user out while I'm using it

I have the problem that my Windows 10 automatically logs me out. Also while I'm using it (-for example while I'm editing a file). How can I change that behaviour? Normaly it should not logging me out ...
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Skype shows online status even when I changed password and loged out

I suspected my account may have been signed in elsewhere, so I changed my password to force sign out, but nothing improved; my status still appears online to my contacts.
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How to let Linux Python application handle termination on user logout correctly?

I have written a Linux GUI application in Python that needs to do some cleanup tasks before being terminated when the user logs out. Unfortunately it seems, that on logout, all applications are killed....
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Run a .bat file upon logoff, windows XP, no domain controller

I have a standalone windows XP machine which is using pGina 1.8.8 to authenticate. Users log in using a single-sign-on ID (from LDAP) and are then logged into windows XP pro. I have a batch file which ...
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ubuntu 10.04 logs itself out overnight

Every night when I leave work, I lock the screen via ubuntu's "power" button in the top right hand panel. When I come to work in the morning, I'm greeted with the log-in screen. This doesn't happen ...
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Need help quick! How to uninstall windows update's update?

I have a HP pavilion dv3 and I have upgraded to and downgraded from windows 10 a couple of times now because of this problem. The problem is that windows update makes an automatic update and screws ...
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How can I identify which problems are preventing log out?

I and a number of other users are having an issue with Windows 10 that may be related to an app that is locked on. We can't tell which. Except that it persists into log out and causes the usual ...
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How to bind a command line to a user logging out in XP?

I have access to a central kiosk at work (windows XP). I installed Dropbox on the computer, but it hangs and must be force closed whenever a user logs out or I try to shut the system down. Since I ...
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Run program on kde logout

I have created a backup script and I want to run it in a terminal window (to view the progress) when I logout from kde. I used the autostart feature and that works but I'm unable to show a terminal ...
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Chrome logs me out of everything when I exit--tried cookie-related stuff already

I've been using Chrome very successfully for a long time. It has always kept me logged in to all my sites even after exiting the app. Recently it started logging me out of everything when I exit ...
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Is it possible to run an interactive script before shutdown Linux in a GNOME session?

I wrote some utility interactive scripts and want them run before shutdown. For a terminal-login session, I just add some entry in ~/.bash_logout, my login shell is bash BTW, which works. However, I ...
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OS X 10.6.x: How to use launchd to start a script at specific system events (startup, login, logout, shutdown)?

We've tried to create scripts that run at startup, login, logout and shutdown. We had them up and running with 10.4 but can't get it running with 10.6 What is the right way to use launchd/launchctl to ...
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Macintosh OS X Logout Script

I am working on a project where I need to implement a logout script on some Macintosh computers. I have read the following Create a logoff script/task for Mac OS X article and found that while it is ...
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Computer logging off when I shift select a list of files

I have an extremely unusual behavior on my computer. It logs off the admin user when I shift select a list of files inside a folder/directory. I was going to check the Winlogon file inside the ...
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Try to shut down, log out occurs?

On my windows 8.1 pc, I try and shut down, all that happens is I log out sometimes I am definately pressing shut down :P no other users are logged in (that's what I thought the error may be) Can ...
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OS X Lion Still Broken: root user account will not logout, shutdown, or restart

Is there a fix for the Lion Root User Logout Problem? After logging into the root user on Lion I cannot logout by choosing logout, I cannot shut down the computer by choosing shut down, I cannot ...