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why .profile under home directory does not work when log in

I am a newbie to UNIX. I am using mac OS X 10.8. I created .profile under home directory. However, it does not work when login. I always have to force it to work using the command $ . ~/.profile. Can ...
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Run different Firefox profiles concurrently?

Purpose Because of my somewhat excessive use of tabs—which often contain PDFs'—I use 64-bit builds of Firefox. It has now gotten to a point where I want to use different profiles; one for my research ...
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Mac Mail Get Unexpected Email Address When Config Email by .mobileconfig File

I want to simplify e-mail account configuration on Mac OS, after a lot Googling I think this work can be done by generating a template profile file (.mobileconfig) from iPCU and deploying this profile....
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Use Firefox profile manager without changing default profile

I use different Firefox profiles for different things. (This is Firefox 16.0.2) I have one general-purpose profile that I use for normal web browsing, plus some others for other things (e.g., ...
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windows xp automatically remove temporary profiles on logoff

I am partly managing a school which uses temporary local profiles. (NOT server-saved profiles). The computers are automatically getting restored regularly, but inbetween alot of temporary profiles ...
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aix 5.3 cannot execute or load .profile automatically when login

I am using AIX 5.3, after I login as an Oracle user, I got a prompt to ask me to give the oracle home directory. If I manually type in ". .profile", it would work. My AIX team has built this new ...
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reg delete gives me “access is denied” but regedit delete is ok

I need to delete a key from a command line. So I wanted to use reg delete "the key to be deleted" /f but I get ERROR: access is denied. From the same login session (the same user) I am able to delete ...
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Windows7 corrupted profile - prevention exists?

I have dedicated Windows7 (not on domain) virtual machine for overnight automation testing. Some commands (mySQLdump, tscon.exe) must be run under administrator account. Last week administrator ...
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Google Chrome is opened in a wrong profile if launched from shell

I have a Google portable edition installed into the C:\ProgramData\GoogleChromePortable\ directory. It has a single - Default - user profile, customized to my needs. All works fine as far as I open ...
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How do I stop Outlook from asking me to choose a profile over and over again?

I have the same problem as mentioned in this post: How do I stop Outlook from asking me to choose a profile? But unfortunately the solution doesn't help. It was already set to this required setting ...
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H.264 profiles support of latest Flash Player (v11.6)

Does anyone know what profiles of H.264 videos latest Flash Player(currently 11.6) supports? Half an hour googling only gives an article from Adobe exactly about my question, which is old, and a page ...
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Apple Preview and Chrome Color Profile Accuracy?

I have been having some issues with understanding how Apple's preview deals with Colour profiles. I have noticed that when viewing a standard sRGB image on my Dell u2711 or Macbook Display that the ...
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multiple users' firefox bookmarks to new laptops

Our workplace is getting new laptops in a month and they will need their bookmarks transferred to the new laptops. We don't do roaming profiles for them (they use one laptop on our domain). I am ...
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Windows XP SP3 user profile issue

The machine is Windows XP SP3, and according to them, the machine was reset (appears factory reset) after dealing with their ISP to upgrade their router. The represenitive connected and did something (...
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share firefox/thunderbird profiles between windows and ubuntu - profile is in use

I have a dual boot PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I want to share my Firefox and Thunderbird profiles between the to OS. I have a "DATA" partition where the profiles are located. I have set the ...
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Unable to delete Gmail profile in Outlook 2010

I used to have 2 Gmail profiles set up in Outlook 2010. I initially had it set up using IMAP, but I deleted it (or so I thought), and re-set it up the old-fashioned way without IMAP. Then finally, I ...
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How to pass arguments to an alias?

I'd like to set up an alias push, which would translate into git push origin ARG1:ARG1. For instance, from the command line, i'd like to push A B and get that translated to git push origin A:B How ...
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Firefox Faulty %APPDATA%/mozilla folder

So i have a Problem with Firefoxes Profiles. I'm logged in Windows with an user without admin rights. I install Firefox (providing an account with admin rights of course), and start it. If i start it ...
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Can a motherboard BIOS profile be used to disable devices?

Can a mobo BIOS profile be used to disable devices? I want to have a RAID configuration on two drives, but then I have a non-RAID IDE drive I also want to boot from. My idea is to have two different ...
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How can I use my macbook in grayscale?

Is it possible to make my Macbook monitor display grayscale instead of full color? How can I do that? I looked in the Displays preference plane "color" tab but didn't see anything that looked like it ...
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Cannot log onto new accounts - “The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded”

I'm on a fairly new install of Win 7 x64 with default UAC settings. I recently had to delete a user profile due to the win 7 2012 virus issue, but when trying to create a new profile (any profile name)...
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moving MS config settings to a new profile?

Since my profile for my main user is screwed up I created a new user and then did a copy and paste of the contents from the old user to the new user. How can I export all of these settings (boot, ...
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Firefox profile got deleted. How to restore it?

While browsing just a while ago, my pages were suddenly not showing proper HTML mark-up anymore. Like if a proxy was blocking images. I then restarted Firefox (A 64bit build called Waterfox to be ...
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How can I force Thunderbird to download all emails by IMAP?

I just created a new Thunderbird profile. Unfortunately Thunderbird only downloads recent messages. I need to get all my messages and subfolders. Any idea?
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I can't sign in on a profiile on Windows 7 on my HP dv6?

I can sign in on one profile but not on another. This just started today on a profile that has been in use for more than a year. No new software added. Eset Smart Security is up to date. Eset ...
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Possible to copy Windows 7 local user profile link with junction point to new Windows 7 machine?

I am using Windows 7 in my old machine. All my I user profiles store in another HDD and I use mklink/j to create a junction point to c:\users. I bought a new machine with better performance and ...
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Firefox 8.0beta - migrating profile from v4.0

I'm running Firefox 8.0beta2 on a Lenovo/Vista machine. Runs fine. I'd like to migrate my addons, cookies and bookmarks from my old Firefox to the v8.0beta. I also have v4.0.1 installed and it also ...
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Is it standard practice to make a user's profile Documents and Settings and Local Setting Read Only and Hidden?

Is it common practice to make a user's profile Documents and Settings and Local Setting "Read Only" and "Hidden", e.g from a Systems Admin perspective? In my experience, this is rare, however I work ...
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How to fix color profile issue in Vista on headless PC?

In Vista (and W7 too?), there is a known issue that can crop up which impacts the color profile when viewing images in Photo Gallery (and elsewhere). The MS solution (see here) requires setting the ...
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How to recover .profile on mac

I have mis-configured ~/.profile while adding new enviroment variable now i want to restore my original .profile for my macOS, i am not mac expert please help me. None of my shell command is working ...
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Where are the user profile directories of Google Chrome located in?

Where are the user profile directories of Google Chrome located in? It may seem like a very simple question, but I couldn't find it. I checked inside %APPDATA%, but there were noting relevant there. ...
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How can I set different taskbar icons for Firefox profiles in Windows 7?

Is there a way to have different taskbar icons for two different Firefox profiles? I have two shortcuts which point to bat scripts which launch Firefox profiles in following manner: start "" "D:\...
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Where to create a .profile on Mac OS X

I'm using Mac OS X Snow Leopard. Which folder do I create my .profile file in? I like to create a path for /usr/local/mysql/bin – any tips on how to export this path? I only know how to type it for ....
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Where to move Outlook .NK2 File in Google Apps Profile?

I have set up a Google Apps profile in Outlook 2007. Having copied my outlook.NK2 file from the old profile, I'm not quite sure about the .NK2 file in the new profile. Where can I find it? Can I ...
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In windows XP how to get back my profile?

I have a windows XP machine with split drives: C:\ - just OS D:\ - my data I ran out of disk space and when logging into my profile, it popped with some error stating that since it didn't have any ...
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Open hidden configuration files without using Terminal

I made some changes to my .profile which corrupted the Terminal app. I can launch terminal but I no longer get a prompt. I can't show hidden files in order to delete the .profile or .bashrc files. ...
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Thunderbird fails to connect to server using good profile copied from icedove

I'm on a Debian Linux machine using Icedove for email. (Icedove is nearly identical to Thunderbird but renamed by Debian.) The Icedove app is old, so I installed a newer Thunderbird downloaded from ...
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Outlook 2010 — always asking to “choose profile”

I'm on Windows 7, using Office 2010. Every time I close Outlook it asks me to "choose profile" in a dialog box. I have only 1 profile, and, after reviewing this site, went into the control panel, "...
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FF4 profiles portability Windows/Linux

I'd like to move Firefox 4 profiles from an old Windows box to Linux and see all the profile data I had on Windows (bookmarks, passwords and everything) on the new workstation. I can't figure out ...
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Microsoft Outlook 7 with Windows XP - various problems

I have various issues with Outlook at the present time. First of all, in trying to fix one problem I have created a couple more. When I open Outlook now it asks me which profile I want to open... this ...
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Take xp machine off domain but keep accounts

I recently had a domain controller go down at my company (small biz) and its going to be a while until we get it running again. Is there a way to remove the domain from the laptops but still have the ...
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Can I make a roaming profile on a network as a local computer admin?

I am currently in a position where I have an account on a Windows network. I was trying to make another account like this, which currently has local administrative privileges. I was trying to make a ...
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Linux: How to apply ICC profile to whole desktop?

I have a monitor with oversaturated red (HP LP2475w). I am able to apply ICC profile to various apps like GIMP and Firefox and Gnome. But I'd like to apply it to everything - because e.g. Flash ...
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How to change the default user location in windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Moving users folder on Windows Vista/Seven to another partition I have been looking around and I figured out how to change the default program files location to D:\ and I ...
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How to create a new profile for Google Chrome?

How can I set two or more Chrome profiles in Ubuntu 10.10 ?
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Reducing the size of your Windows profile

I've heard people say you should move documents from your Desktop to My Documents, in order to reduce the size of your Windows profile. Aren't both the Desktop and My Documents part of your profile? ...
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How do I change HOMEDRIVE HOMEPATH and HOMESHARE in Windows XP?

I have got a laptop which is configured to have the user profile in a network drive. This is causing me a lot of headaches since the connectivity to my company is very slow. I want to relocate the ...
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Moving user directory after re-joining the domain with the least amount of pain on Windows 7

Unlike Windows XP, it's pretty easy to change a user's sub-directories in Windows 7 like Music and Documents. Go to their properties' location tab and move it elsewhere. I am looking for similar ...
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Thunderbird Profile Encryption

Is there any way to encrypt my Mozilla Thunderbird profile (stored emails and such) to protect them with a password? Solutions such as using Windows encryption or TrueCrypt won't work because I only ...
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Modifying .profile for SSH rules

I wish to create the following script in .profile, so each SSH session would go directly into its place: Check the specified host (user@host). If host = host1 -- cd /var/www/site1 etc. Help! :)