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VNC - two users at same time

I've set up VNC on my desktop (Linux) and I'm not sure how to configure it so that there can be two users using the desktop at the same time? Is VNC the correct tool for this or will it only allow one ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Multiple users setup for Debian

I'd like to have a cron task that will be launching apps and taking screenshots on Xfce environment and in order not to interfere with that I'd setup another user that will be running with no GUI for ...
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Can I run 2 sessions with 2 displays on windows server 2008 R2?

Can I connect 2 displays to my PC and configure it to log in under 2 different accounts and show them on different displays? My goal is to connect 2 TVs to 1 PC and run different media servers (xbmc/...
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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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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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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 -> Default/...
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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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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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“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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Network Printers, Group Policy & Normal Users

I have a strange issue and I am wondering if someone can explain the answer to me. My system is running a GPO with a security policy. Within that policy I have the following setting enabled: Devices: ...
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X11 forward with multiple logins for the same user

we use a server at work which runs byobu. Everyone of my colleagues logs in with the same Debian user account and gets the byobu session presented. This works quite well as we are all sitting in a ...
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Windows 10, user with different font-size rearrange other user's desktop icon

I have this problem with Windows 10: I have one user with font size at 150% and other with standard dimension. When the user with greater font-size logs on, the icon on the desktop of the other user ...
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How may multiple LAN connected users control a single Windows instance (or run multiple Windows instances) simultaneously?

I am thinking of something like the combination of Synergy and TeamViewer but where multiple mouse pointers and keyboard inputs can work in parallel. Does anything exist to achieve this? Some ...
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Install program to single RDS user

I'm looking to install an application to a single user in a RDS environment without installing it to the other users. The user is an Admin. I have very little experience with GPO but imagine it's ...
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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 member'...
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What is the easiest way to copy users from one server to another?

We have about 20 servers on AWS, and we could login only on one of them from local, if we want to log in on others we have to do it from this main master server but everybody use root user which was ...
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See which users are logged in from lock screen on Windows 10

I've recently upgraded from Windows 7 to 10. Now on the lock screen I just see a list of usernames - I can't see which of them is logged in, like I used to on Windows 7. Is there a setting or ...
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Allow to users to RDP into same Session on Same User

So im running a console application that logs a lot of information and also contains a user interface that 2 people will have to access, so hear me out - The 2 people the developers me and a friend, ...
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Microsoft Access multi-user issue

I have an issue with a multi-user database; read-only users are getting error messages in the style of "could not use..; file already in use". The database is stored on a network share; I created two ...
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How to access OneDrive files from a diffferent account

Recently I had to reload Windows on my computer. When asked to name the PC I used a different name. As a result, I have two PCs listed on my One Drive. When I try to access the older files I get a ...
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Can a Disk Image (Disk Utility) be opened by two users on separate machines at the same time?

I have created a Disk Image to place confidential information into that myself and another colleague will be working on. problem is, we have just discovered that we both can't access the disk image at ...
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Sync one google drive account for all users on windows pc?

I have a Google Drive account that syncs files between multiple systems. I'd like to have drive installed on a regular user account on each machine, syncing files to a directory in the root of C:\ so ...
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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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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?