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Is it possible? Multiple users simultaneously on one Chromebook

Is there a way to set up a chromebook (or any computer) to allow multiple users to work simultaneously? Set up an external monitor, external keyboard and external mouse all to work within designated ...
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Group policy to map drobo share with generic username and password

I have a Drobo 5N that I have set up for the raw video/data for our Marketing dept. I have it set up and everything works fine as far as functionality. The problem lies my group policy mapping. The ...
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One google account, multiple chrome users

I have a couple of websites, each has a twitter account, disqus account, special bookmarks... managing both of them was annoying, I had to logout, login again with the other account... I created a ...
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How to revert the settings in a live linux USB?

I created a live usb using Ubuntu 14.04 and made it persistent through universal usb installer.I created 2 user accounts in my ubuntu and set passwords for them.I made one of them as automatic in the ...
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Photoshop - Multiple user woes

Our office is currently having a problem with Photoshop with regards to multiple users working on the same file. For example 2 users can be editing the same file on the network creating confusion when ...
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Settings on a window user reflected on another one

I am setting up a windows 7 machine to be shared by two users. The strange thing that happens is that if I edit the launch properties of a shortcut to a program on the desktop of one user, the same ...
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Using su with screen

When I am under one of my user-names, I can fire off, say, screen -S -p 0 -X eval 'stuff "say command"\015'. However, I cannot su username screen -S -p 0 -X eval 'stuff "say command"\015'; it ...
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Multi user and guest accounts sign in WIN 8.1

Guest account has been enabled, other user accounts created. However, the sign in page allows only one (the originally created) user to sign in. I spent a considerable amount of time on the Web and ...
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Different settings for display on OSX Mavericks

I have an older iMac, with SnowLeopard, and while having multiple users, the display settings are separate. On this new Macbook Air, Mavericks, when I change the settings and my wife logs on with her ...
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Multiple local user accounts on Windows 8.1 Pro

What's the method with the least drawbacks for setting up multiple local user accounts on Windows 8.1 Pro? Background I have set up the following four accounts on my Ubuntu 14.04 PC and my Mac OS X ...
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Sharing files/ photos/ music between Windows 8 users on same computer

Just purchased Windows 8 on a new computer. spent all day transferring photos, music and documents from old computer and laptop. When my partner logged into Windows 8 (different user) she could not ...
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Sharing an X Display between multiple users?

If I have regular user one signed in to an X session through a display manager, is there anyway for regular user two to open a window of their own on the same display?
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Can i7 4770 take 2 GPUs?

I want to use 2 AMD Radeon HD5450 GPUs and a Intel i7 4770 for a multi-seat gaming setup. I have found a motherboard that has 2 PCIe x16 ports ports but I am wondering if the CPU will support it ...
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Can i play 2 instances of a game at the same time?

I have a friend who comes to my place often but i only have 1 pc so i was wondering if it was possible to play 2 games at once on two separate screens. I have 24 gb of ram, a 3.5-3.9 ghz quad core cpu ...
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Autologin multiple Windows accounts at startup

I have 3 windows accounts on my computer. Each account has few apps to start automatically upon startup. I've set one windows account on autologin using standard Windows settings. Is there any way ...
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Logitech Setpoint with multiple users

I have a Logitech Touchpad T650 attached to a server running Windows Server 2012 R2. I use this machine as my regular computer, and there is another user who connects to it remotely (and occasionally ...
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How can I monitor data usage from different users on the same PC?

How can I monitor data usage from different users on the same PC? Seen heaps of programs that will measure data on each PC in the network, but we have multiple users on the same PC and want to know to ...
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Tools for coordinating crons across users

I often find myself in a situation where I have several cron jobs that want to be run together and rely on certain jobs to be finished before they begin. If I'm running crons that require lots of ...
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How can I get Chrome multiple users to recognize symlinked extensions?

I have multiple Chrome users. To save time and space on extensions that are the same (state / prefs / etc) across all users, I've symlinked most extensions (e.g. Profile 4/Extensions/xyz -> ...
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In Chrome with multiple users open, how can I quit just one of them?

I have multiple users in Chrome open. Each has multiple windows. To restore a user not currently open, I can just go to users -> [user x] and it restores properly. However, how can I quit Chrome ...
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Is there a plugin (ideally something that places a button on the toolbar) to switch between different Chrome (or Firefox) profiles?

Basically I want something like OS X's user switching, but on an app level basic, in this case the app being Chrome or Firefox. Something like this: Personal Profile Logged in to my personal gmail ...
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Multiple OSX users to multiple spaces

IS there a way to have multiple users on OSX active at the same time, and switch between them by swiping to go between spaces, rather than using "fast user switching"? I want to do this, because I ...
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Multiple users on one computer with different monitors on Ubuntu/Linux

I got a GTX 670, which powers my three monitors. But I got a processor with a HD4000 integrated graphics and I'd like to add a fourth monitor to the processor graphics, on which a different user works ...
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Ubuntu/Debian Linux Locked User

As the title suggests, I have locked a user account... However to test it I tried logging into the locked account. What I saw, which I expect many of you expect is the 'incorrect password' prompt at ...
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What exactly are the differences between Chrome users and browser profiles?

Google Chrome supports both multiple users and multiple browser user profiles. To add to the confusion, the end of the latter Google Support page reads: Creating a new Chrome user is another quick ...
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multiple users of the same name in windows 7

Recently while going through the users folder in my C: drive, I found out that I had an extra user which I had not created but had the same name as the name of a existing user on my pc, with a little ...
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How to defocus a program without letting it know it is out of WinAPI focus

There is a need for two of us with my friend to use one PC at the same time. I have a gaming PC, 2 screens, a gamepad — sounds like a great multi-user environment, eh? Not so fast. The problem is: ...
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Access company files with Quickbooks multi user mode

We're using Quickbooks enterprise 7.0 contractor edition (I know, it's old...) We have a computer set up in the office that has the company server/copy of QB install, it's running in multi user mode ...
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How to Hibernate Just Current Session in Windows

If we hibernate a PC, it writes everything to hard disk for all users. However I need it only for one user. In other words other users should be able to use the PC. When we lock the current session or ...
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Connecting Single CPU for Dual (Monitors, Keyboards and Mice)

I have seen in some schools and cyber cafes, multiple monitors, keyboards and mice connected with a single CPU and act independent of each other. I have a good performance PC having Windows 8 Pro OS. ...
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Linux - reset user settings on every login

I would like to install a Linux machine (latest Linux Mint Debian Edition) as a shared computer for multiple users. All of the users should share one account with the same password. Think of it as a ...
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Does Windows 8 provide guest user functionality [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create new user and set the privilege for this account on windows 8 One of the great functionalists windows has been offering for long is multi-user login. ...
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Settin up Wifi for Multiple users

I have over ten people using a wifi set up for an apartment complex. I have to restart the modem a few times a day so everyone can get connected. The message Limited access appears and sometimes I ...
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How to - one email address checked by two users

Which protocol should be used when two users (separate computers) want to check one email account - POP3 or IMAP? The problem is when one user deletes an email because they check it but the other ...
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How do I log out of Google Chrome on a shared computer?

I share my computer with someone who does not have a google account, I do not want them to be able to click on chrome and potentially access my saved data (ie. passwords/CC info). Everytime I attempt ...
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How can I close a Google Chrome profile?

When I install Windows or Linux (Ubuntu/Mint), I start off by installing Google Chrome. I sign in and sync 4 users within Chrome (4 Gmail accounts). My extensions are sync'd as well. There is a ...
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How to make “Run As” dialog's dropdown list to show all users?

In my Windows XP Pro, I have my main user named as admin that is a member of Administrators group. I created two limited users (power1 and power2) then assigned them as members of Power Users group. ...
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Is it possible to export folders in the “All users” to excel?

I need to get a list of users that have logged onto a computer, i'm currently doing this at the moment by going into the Documents and Settings folder and copying and pasting the name of each ...
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Using another computer's resource (windows), hiding windows

Linux supports multiple X servers, but I was wondering if there is any proprietary software that let you do something similar for Windows 7 (Pro). I am trying to run some app 24/7 on my family ...
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Duplicating Linux-like user account permissions in Windows 7

I'd like to know what are the best practices for creating a limited user account in a Windows 7 system, much like the user environment in Linux, where you have the superuser and the other normal ...
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Is there software that allows multiple users to simultaneously and independently share a personal computer running Mac Os?

Like BeTwin. For example, I have Macbook Pro with one Mini DisplayPort (for additional monitor) and two USB port (for additional mouse and keyboard). How can i implement it on Mac OS Snow Leopard?
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Windows-7 audio: controlling volume of applications on different user session

My usecase is as this. The PC is shared and there are two users logged in at the same time. The first user puts internet radio on speaker, has got browser running with some rogue tab opened that ...
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Is there a way of running two concurrent VNC sessions, one per logged on user?

Apologies if this would be better on ServerFault, but I need to view logged on sessions on a remote computer with two concurrent RDP sessions. Ideally the session would be available to connect to, ...
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Can I set up a Mac for a multi head / multi user environment?

Using Linux you can connect multiple keyboards, monitors etc. and use one CPU with multiple users, each logged in to their own home environment. See what I mean here: Linuxgazette Is there any way ...
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Windows 7 - Dual Monitors - Dual users logged in?

I have a machine with 2 different user accounts. I also have dual monitors. Is there any application (free) out there that will let me be logged into both user accounts, one for each monitor... Or, ...
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RDP using .rdp files to log in as multiple users

I am trying to set up a batch script to login to a specific server as multiple users via Remote Desktop Connection. On Remote Desktop Connection I edit the Computer and Username then save the ...
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“Seamless” multi user session in linux/X11

The goal I would love to have a multi user system (based on linux) using only one X11 session with multiple screens and pairs of mouse and keyboard. So two (or more) people can work with the same ...
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Multiple “setups” on Windows 7

I would like to create multiple setups on Windows, that is, when I'm working with my computer I have some programs opened, after that I would like to change the setup/user to the "gaming setup" where ...
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vim multiuser editing?

With vim, can two users edit the same file at the same time?
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Can two mice and two keyboards be locked to two different windows?

Basically what this question asks for, however I want to be able to asign one pair of inputs to one single window (and if possible also redirect only the applications sound output to the front plug or ...