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linux - enabling system user to login?

This user was created using this command: sudo adduser --system --home=/opt/user --group user But now I want that user to be able to login. I can become that user using sudo, but also would like to ...
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How to set Permissions and Owner/Group to be used for file creation?

Legend: Owner/Group e.g. AccountUser/Nobody On a web server (apache), I have a folder (chmod 775, AccountUser/Nobody) which I move uploaded files into. A web-based script running as Nobody is used ...
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How to run a program under different user's accounts?

My program C:\Program Files\MyApp\Myprog starts with Windows startup; at device insertion Myprog.exe invokes another program C:\Windows\comp.exe. This process works fine in the admin account in which ...
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Disable auto log off windows server 2012

How to disable auto log off feature for a specific user in windows server 2012 using rdp Thanks for your time.
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Windows 8: Fast creation of many user accounts

When logging into a newly created account for the first time, one is taken on a 'tour' while Windows is 'setting up some stuff'. This takes several minutes. Without this process the user folder C:\...
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Unable to login Root account in BOSS Linux?

I use EduBOSS_Linux 3.0. I want to Login my BOSS Linux with root account. I try combination of default password root ---- root boss ---- root root ---- boss boss ---- boss root ---- root is working ...
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another User Profile Service failed to load case

I'll try to describe in quick short sentences what happened. PC (Windows 7 64bit home premium) forces a shut down after starting up from sleep mode (due to the nature of how it went I assume it was ...
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Disable Access to Drives for Limited Users in Windows

How can I restrict users from accessing certain drives or partitions for Limited User Account in Windows XP/Vista/7. Kinldy guide me, there was something about Group User policy but guide me in steps ...
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How to set default Sign-In options to PIN after remote desktop connection closed in WIN8

I create a PIN to login my windows account, And the default sign-in option is PIN when win8 startup But the sign-in option switch to Password when I connected this computer via Remote Desktop I don'...
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Elevating applications on restricted account

I have got a bunch of applications that don't quite follows Windows application writing guidelines and don't behave well on restricted accounts. There are also a few regular apps and services. ...
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How to determine the username on a windows command shell

There are various suggestions on how to determine the current username on a windows command shell without using whoami, such as this question or this question. The generic answer seems to be echo %...
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Create “homework only” account on Windows

Like most kids, my kids love computers, and if I let them, they'd camp out on it every waking hour Facebooking and playing video games. So we have an app that limits their time each day (trying to ...
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Cannot Create User Account Named 'Con' Under Windows 7

I'm unable to create an account named 'con' in Windows 7. I can create the account but each time I login, I see a notification that I'm working under a temporary profile and my files are wiped off ...
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Why are Domain user accounts able to use software installed with Local User accounts?

I'm working at a place where all the computers are connected to a domain. Now, out of curiously, I used a LiveUSB and enabled 2 administrator accounts. The administrator accounts are local. However ...
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Office 365 Account with Windows Phone 8.1

A few months ago, I started transitioning from using Google gmail, calendar, etc. to using a purchased Office 365 for small business premium account. I thought that I'd give Windows Phone 8.1 a try ...
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Mirror a User across all accounts Win 8.1

I'm trying to setup a tablet image for cloning purposes using Acronis. I have finally setup an Acronis WinPE USB to clone the drive on the device with the image I want to distribute across our tablets....
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Windows 8.1 Installation Email Account

This is the scenario, I bought a laptop from dell which has windows 8.1 installed on it, I let the guy from dell configure the operating system, now, when I want to add an account, I discovered that I ...
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How to create a local user without e-mail request

I just want to create a new system user for my running local program.. but microsoft made it difficult to do, now I need an e-mail and theny dont let me change the login.... I want to be able to do ...
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How to see what privileges my user account has in Win 8.1?

Is there any way to see clearly what privileges my user account does and doesn't have in Windows 8.1 Pro? I've been through everything I can find in both the desktop Control Panel user accounts ...
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How to change default user directory to a different drive in Windows 7

How do you change default user directory to a different drive in Windows 7? I need a comprehensive recipe to change all of the followings. Default directory where future user folders are created. ...
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windows-8 : Certain process running under username “DWM-1” and “ANONYMOUS LOGON”

I have window-8 installed on checking the taskmanager I found the following details : dwm(Desktop Window Manager) was running under username "DWM-1". "SandboxieDcomLaunch.exe", "SandboxieRpcSs.exe" ...
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HP laptop with windows 7

I am getting the message "The User Profile Service failed the logon" for my only admin account. All fixes I can find require an admin account or admin permission, which I cannot do due to the error. ...
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Log in to Google Maps with my private (non-administered) account

This has been driving me crazy every couple of weeks for months now... I have two primary google accounts. One is my private account, the other is the corporate administered account. We'll call the ...
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Cannot Create Any Account on Windows 7 - User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

I have run this weird problem of not being able to create any users. It began with the idea of creating new user for gaming. Before that I had 2 Admin accounts, 1 normal password protected account, 1 ...
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Windows 7 user account suddenly changed to a guest account

I'm the only user and my account has (had) administrator privileges. After a routine reboot, I logged into my account as usual, and soon found that I could not install software. I didn't have ...
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Mount encrypted volume before / during login

To reduce impact of possible computer theft, I would like to have my user profile protected using a robust encryption, so that even if someone can get a physical access to my computer, he will not be ...
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Is there any way to run an application as another currently logged user without needing its password?

I'd like to use 'psexec' over a lan to run a command as another user that is logged on the system at the same time. In other words: I want to use 'psexec' with the built-in Administrator account ...
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How do I find out why Windows 8.1 Pro forgets a user account password?

I have created a standard - non-admin - user account on my Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit computer for sharing purposes only. I never log into the computer using that account. I use it only so my scanner can ...
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Can't regain administrator privileges after hiding the admin's account on win log-on

I've followed the guide here to hide the admin's account from log on area but now i only have a standard account left and i can't access regedit as admin to do the necessary work and bring the admin ...
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how to run bat file as administrator automatically from a non-admin account

My work account is a non-admin but I have the admin password. I need to run a .bat file as admin automatically when windows starts from my non-admin account. I couldn't figure out how to feed in the ...
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How to restore a user on my pc?

So, I just unchecked "Users must enter a user name and a password to use this computer" in User accounts accessed by Running control passwords2 and it deleted all of my other user accounts. Why is ...
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My account name is Lucas, but it shows as Lucas-Asus. How do I remove -Asus?

I need to remove the -Asus sulfix from my Windows Account Name, but whenever I look I just see Lucas as username. GTA V has a bug that crashes if the windows username contains special characters. ...
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How to restore default logon screen in Windows 7?

A while ago, my mother's laptop crashed. Before, it just showed the two accounts that were on the computer and you could just pick one of them. Now, she has to type in the username + password every ...
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scp with system user?

I have a user that was created this way: sudo adduser --system --home=/opt/someone --group someone This user does not have login, but when I login to server with my own user, I can change to that ...
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Reuse Windows user local account settings, export them as back up

I installed Windows 8.1 on completely formatted HDD. I spent about 1 hour to tune is the way I like it. Now, I want that all new user accounts I create on this laptop will be derived from the user ...
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Entire Admin user gone. After i followed advice here. Stuck

Hello i followed the advice here. And i am sure it was Well meant. But what i did made an entire new account. with almost the identical name. And gave me a brand new fresh desktop etc. no offense ...
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How do I turn off the ability to change the user account picture?

In Windows 7 Enterprise, how can I disable the ability for the user to change the user account picture? EDIT I do not want an empty frame on the Start menu (or on the log-on screen). I want our ...
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Using chuser and stopudt without root

I am trying to create a user account that can preform certain commands via command line without having to login as root. The commands I want to run are stopudt, chuser, chpasswd. What I have tried is ...
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Number of groups for unix user limit change

In continuation of the question How Many Unix Groups Can A User Be A Member Of?: can I somehow change this limit?
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How to temporary elevate aplication to administrator in standard level account (windows 7)?

How to temporary elevate aplication to administrator in standard level account (windows 7)? If you know Linux we can elevate program into Root level, how to that in Windows 7 ? I have "standard" ...
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Windows 7 Administrator HomeUsers Account

I'm trying to login to my Windows 7 PC from another PC so that I can transfer files to the Windows 7 PC. I've just installed Visual Studio 2008 on my new PC, and I wan't to transfer all of my work ...
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Logon process failed. Windows cannot load classes registry file

I have Windows 8.1 (64Bit). After trying today to log in to my account (user account) I get immediately signed out without even being signing in. I restarted my PC but the problem is still there. I ...
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Not able to create a user account in Linux Mint 17 Qiana with Mate desktop

Recently I installed Linux Mint 17 Qiana with Mate desktop, downloaded from the Linux Mint website. All works fine but I am not able to create new user in "Users and Groups" GUI tool. Opened "Users ...
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Make a User Account same as it is in Safe Mode

I have Windows 7 in my laptop which has Single User Account. I noticed that in Safe Mode laptop is much faster than usual. So I want to create a User Account which has all properties same as when ...
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Why I can't see the users that I have created

I have created 4 users on Active Directory Users and Computer: But I can't see the users on my computer management under "local users and groups" nor on my sql server! So, why I does not have "local ...
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Windows 8.1 Admin account is logging in as a user account

This one has me completely lost so I hope there's someone out there who can help. I'm running Windows 8.1, I have the only account that has ever been on the computer and when I set it up I set it as ...
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Outlook 2013 causes Microsoft account authentication failure

When Outlook is running, it will periodically "talk" to Microsoft to validate my account, and always fails validation. By that I mean I can go into my Account activity see that each time Outlook ...
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Domain administrator account has weird behaviours

I have a domain account that has administrator privileges on the OU, let's say A. I logged in the computer with that admin account, install Office without any hickups. But then I need to run chkdsk ...
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Why can't I add local users after leaving a domain?

I've got a Windows 7 machine that used to be part of a domain. After leaving the domain and changing it back to a workgroup, I can no longer add users through the user accounts screen. I have the ...
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Recover accidentaly deleted Win 8.1 user account and get back to his session while it is still in the system?

I need help. I did 2 mistakes: Run: net user MyName /del on my account in cmd shell with Administrative privileges, while I was logged on that account. Then I created local user account (not ...