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Launch Google Chrome into new User Manager on startup

Recently, Google has introduced a new User Manager feature on the desktop versions of Chrome. It looks a little something like this As my parents have to deal with multiple Google accounts, instead ...
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Windows 8.1 and totally denied access to all users and administrators

I lost control over one whole disc. I called icacls and denied all access on g:\ to Everyone. But then - every call of icacls fails with the access denied message. Neither owner nor any administrator ...
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changing account name doesn't change folder name

I had an account named "Name". If I went into cmd with this account the default home directory was C:\Users\Name. Now that I've renamed this account to "Main User" the default home directory is still ...
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Why user becomes nobody?

I have a problem about linux user, I use a command to add user like: useradd -u 532 -d /data/test01 -g test test01 but when I login as test01 and run mkdir x, it becomes like: nobody test x ...
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How to migrate the password of a user to another server?

I'm migrating users from an old server to a new one. It's only a few users, we want to migrate only the active ones and reorganize groups in the process, so I'm doing it manually. One problem remains: ...
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What's the difference between “adduser” and “useradd”?

I wonder: Why are there these two commands on Debian Linux, with very similar names and functionality? This has always been confusing for me. Is any of them superior to another? Why aren't they ...
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non-privileged normal user passing environment variables to /bin/login [closed]

Suppose that in FreeBSD (or linux maybe) there is a non-privileged normal user (non-superuser). And there is a telnet standalone (I know that telnet is usually run under inetd) running under (owned ...
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A special user does not appear in Windows login screen

In the list of users (under Local Users and Groups in my Windows 7) I have an ASPNET user (its description says "Account used for running the ASP.NET worker process (aspnet_wp.exe)" and its full name ...
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Letting work laptop and home desktop access each other

I have a laptop I got from work. Its user belongs to a work domain. At home, I also have a desktop PC, that does not belong to any network. I'd like to let each one access certain folders on the ...
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Disable welcome messages for iPhoto 11 and iTunes 10 using MCX

I would like to stop the initial startup screens appearing for iPhoto 11 and iTunes 10. There is Welcome screen for iPhoto and an Tutorials screen for iPhoto. Does anyone know what MCX keys I need to ...
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Remove second password from Windows7 operation

I am login into Windows7 as a user from Administrator group. Still, I am required to type user/password of administrator for every administrative operation I am doing. So I have to type the same ...
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Limit user to one CPU core in Windows 7

I let my family members use my pc over rdp to play their flash-based games as their laptops overheat if they use them directly. I have it setup so I can use the pc at the same time as them. The pc has ...
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How to have many linux groups and many users in groups in linux + active directory network

We just discovered that each linux group can hold only max users up to 1024 characters (/etc/groups line length). My coworker set up ActiveDirectory and wants to map the groups and users (ca.2500) to ...
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Windows Vista C: drive full - how to clear - what to clear?

My C: drive is full and I need to clear some space. I'm running Windows Vista. Below is my disk space break down for my C: drive: Which files can I safely delete? Below is the break down for my ...
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What desktop setup do you recommend for my totally newbie parents? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you setup your parent’s computer ? My parents have never used a computer. Not many left of them in the rich part of the world... But lately despite of their ...
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User Unable to Log Into Windows 7

I have the latest RC release of Windows 7. Added a Homegroup and all is fine. I am not on a domain but a Workgroup (by default). My computer name is QuadHomePC and user name is Paul. I set up my ...