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Allow administrator rights to a program running under a limited account

I have an application I support which requires permission to read and write to the Registry and also create files on disk and CD-ROM. I would like to run the computers using a limited user so nothing ...
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User Template in Mavericks, always has Maps and iBooks

Trying to build out an image, but the dock across all the users continues to automatically place Maps and iBooks along with it. I've checked the source dock and it's fine and exactly how I want. The ...
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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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Access User Desktop Files While Using Root

I'm really new ubuntu user... I'm working as root user (the software that I'm using just works if you are root user) but the files that I need to access are on my normal user desktop. I don't how to ...
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How to add a user to DSM 5.x without initial password and force setting password at first login (ssh)

I want to add users to my Synology DS214 with DSM 5.0. I'd like to let the password be set by the user at the first login with ssh. How to do this? How can I enforce a certain complexity of the ...
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Bypass login screen after sleeping or hibernating [duplicate]

I don't have password set for a public computer. Is there a way to auto unlock the computer after hibernating or sleeping so I don't have to press the user? This is what my login screen looks like: ...
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Limit /home size per user

I'm doing a college project in which I have several groups of users. One of those groups is developers, which have a special condition, they have access to their Workspace (which is located inside ...
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Stop a specific program from starting by default for a specific user

I've looked around here, and I have found a few articles on how to do the flip side of what I need, which is starting specific programs by default without UAC prompt for specific users, but not how to ...
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How to delete the User Temp folder content in a standard way, rather than manually?

Instead of deleting the User Temp files manually, I want to know if there is any Windows standard way to clean the User Temp files in all of the Windows platform?
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windows autologon in background

I have a domain connected Windows 7. On this pc two domain users can connect. One is my personal user that I currently use, the other is a user that I need in order to remotely launch tasks on this pc ...
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remove specifying the full path in sudoers

I am trying to add a NOPASSWD entry for 'sudotest.sh' (or any script/binary that requires sudo) in my /etc/sudoers file (redhat) but in order to make it work, I must specify the full path. The ...
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Member of Administrator Group in Windows is Displaying Administrators as Owner

Currently (and by default, I suppose), when a member of the Administrator group in Windows creates a file, the Administrators group has ownership of that file. How can I go about changing the default ...
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When I try to create new account, configuration error or permission error occur

I am trying to create new account in Ubuntu: $ sudo adduser --force-badname "jenkins" Adding user `jenkins' ... Adding new group `jenkins' (1001) ... configuration error - unknown item ...
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How to see list of current connected pc to network?

I want to list the computers that are connected to network in which I am connected. Anyone know that how to do so ? I need this help soon, because I have made my connection open/ password free to ...
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Allow a user to restart all services

I would like to enable a specific user to restart all services (listed using chkconfig --list). I found a way to allow it for a single service, but I need the user to be able to restart any service ...
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Allowing any MAC admin user to run MySQL server on startup

I recently installed MAMP on our server in order to launch a Wordpress site. Though everything is working fine I am not the computer's main user, something which results in long downtime when it has ...
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Network Sharing Problems Between 2 Laptops

Tried enabling network sharing on both laptops with LAN cable and wireless connection but only 1st laptop is able to access its own User under Network and User of 2nd laptop. The problem is that 2nd ...
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User PC types the number 56 occasionally

Welcome to the weirdest question of 2014 so far. Yesterday, a user's computer (Windows 7 Pro, on domain) started typing 56 at random intervals. I saw it sit there and type "5656565656" into notepad ...
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Google Chrome hidden user

is it possible to create a Google chrome user that is hidden in the main users list and possibly accessible via a shortcut? this way nobody can see the sites you are loged in and etc.
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Fix User permission (UID changed)

I changed the UID of an user, (cos I was having problems with file permission), now this user can access or see any file... any ideas how to fix? I executed usermod -u UID username with the old ...
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HomeDirectory is not getting created through powershell scripts

I tried the following to create a user and assign a home directory to the user. $comp = [ADSI]'WinNT://localhost,computer'; $user = $comp.Create('User', 'account14'); $user.SetPassword('Welcome1$'); ...
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How would I make a batch that asks user input for timeout time?

I have a batch that allows me to hibernate with timeout but now I would like it to ask me the time for timeout. So it would be something like below: Batch asks for %value%: (user would write a ...
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Use X desktop apps using another users on my own account, like with root

It's possible run apps from command line like root using "su root" , and later executing the app, like firefox, and works, using the data from root home. But why I can't do it with another users using ...
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Groups and permissions

I am a Linux newbie and I am trying to create some groups in my system. I use Lubuntu 13.04 and my username is - say - user1; by default, during the installation a primary group called user1 has ...
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Is there a way to create a process which can be killed by anyone in Linux?

For example, I would like to start running a process in the background SECRETLY on a Ubuntu server , but whenever anybody except me logins to the server, the process must be killed by that user. Is it ...
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Grant a user access to directories shared by root (mod: 770)

I want to grant a user (username: eddie) access to all directories (with mod 770) shared by root (myself). I do it this way: groups root (here comes a list of groups in which root user is) usermod ...
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How to arbitrarily map user/group ownerships in rsync

I need to rsync a directory to a remote server so that all files belonging to user X and group Y on the source (local) machine are mapped to user W and group Z on the destination (remote) machine. If ...
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Deleted reassigned user library folders

I wanted to reassign the Library folders to my Data partition, but sadly I put them all in the same folder, meaning that there was no distinction between the folders. I deleted the folders and wanted ...
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Can't switch to all users in WIN 8 - search extended user control

I'm using Windows 8 (not PRO) and I created different users (as local or MS user). But in the "normal" user control center (e.g. control nusrmgr.cpl) I get only two users. I found one day a page ...
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RPM User specific updates

I have packaged my software as rpm and everything is working just fine with software however there is one part of contents of rpm which I can't find proper way to update. Every user in system has ...
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Change who is logged in upon boot

I just booted my Raspberry Pi, and created a new user, nacht. Currently upon boot, I get a prompt logged in as pi but I want to be logged in as nacht. How do I change this setting? Or should I ...
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Windows: Have a new user to utilize another user profile

this is a bit tricky and hope you can help me. I'm migrating from an old domain to a new one lots of Windows Servers, now I'm in a point where some years ago somebody set up two VMs (Win 2k3) to run a ...
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Is it possible to track a mobile phone (cell phone) without Internet/GPS? [closed]

Is it possible to track the current location of a Mobile user without using internet and GPS? Is there any way of locating the user by only using the network provider info, signal reception and ...
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User privileges LDAP scheme

I needed to create a user (it's already created) in my LDAP schema and want to give privileges of reading/writing to that user like if they were the admin but just for a specific subtree. The thing ...
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gdm3 on debian wheezy not remembering users after reboot

When logging on and off from gnome/gdm3, the last user is displayed as expected. As soon as I reboot the machine (or restart dbus and gdm3) the last user list is empty again. ck-history --last shows ...
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How do I keep the same UID among many servers?

I have many servers with LDAP which mantain the users UID the same among the servers, but how can I change and keep the same UID for local users ? For example, the user tomcat, when someone create an ...
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Does the root account always have UID/GID 0?

On all the Linux systems I've managed, the root account has a GID and UID of 0. Is this guaranteed, or is it possible that the system will give root a different ID?
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Getting Loggedin username for Windows 7 remotely

I have few PC at remote locations. I would like to know the user who is currently logged in to those machines. Is there a way I can get this information remotely? I have access to AD, SCCM.
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Create user account for current logged in user

We have over 100 users that need to be made users on their Windows 7 machines. It's very easy to write a script using net user, but it doesn't get us a level of automation we need. I would like to be ...
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Deleted user and root account on debian

One of my colleague removed by error etc/passwd and etc/shadow files. The problem is that now the system doesn't have any account.Impossible to connect by ssh or to work on it. How can I create a ...
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SSH - ftp user multiple folder permissions

I have a server with SSH access. Hope anyone can help me very quickly with permissions. I have a folder, in that folder there are 10 more folders (f1, f2, f3, f4, f5, f6, f7, f8, f9, f10). I created ...
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How to add lots (>15) of users on a chrome browser multiple user

Chrome lets you add multiple users to the browser. But when you begin to add a lot i.e. more than 15 users you stop being able to access the 'New User' button as well as users below the fold. This ...
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Red x on windows user

I have the same issue as this serverfault question. My question is what does the red cross on the user mean? In my case he is the administrator. How do I remove the red cross. I restarted the computer ...
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How can I use powershell to list all files I uploaded to server?

At work there's a network and everyone has a username and password that they use to log in. How can I search for my files on this network? I could list all the files like this: cd ...
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CentOs vsftpd - Users not being jailed

I have 3 users created and I have installed and configured (or so I thought) VSFTP to jail users to their own home directory but it's not working they can browse right to the route folders. What am I ...
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How give the permission to access subfolders in /root?

I need give the permission to read/write in this folder, which are subfolder of /root directory to mike.jackson (for some reason someone crete this folder inside /root) : ...
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The same user profile and other user icon shown twice on the log on screen of windows 7 pro

For some reason I have a machine that is showing the last user who logged in twice on the log on screen. After you hit the Ctrl-Alt-Delete command it will show the last user logged in but twice and it ...
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How to install Linux software and make it available to a particular group

I just installed my first Linux desktop (Ubuntu 12.04) and am playing around with it. I would like to download/install several pieces of software and make them only available to a new group, called ...
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Access PostgreSQL on Mac without switching users

I've got a Mac running OS X Lion (10.7.5), with PostgreSQL 9.2.4 installed. I've initialized a database cluster and started a server, all as the postgres user. When I try to access certain ...
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Why do I have to sudo to do anything outside of my /home directory?

I just installed my first Linux desktop (64-bit Ubuntu 12.04) and am playing around with it: myUser@myMachine:~$ cd /opt/ myUser@myMachine:/opt$ mkdir lemmiwinks mkdir: cannot create directory ...