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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 ...
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Ubuntu issues with $BASH_VERSION and new user

I'm logging into my new Ubuntu VPS via SSH from a terminal in Ubuntu desktop. I have created a new user adam, which I've added to the sudo group, so I don't have to log in as root all the time. When I ...
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Permission denied for other users than root

I have a directory called sai at /var/www/html/. I gave permission initially 755 and tried 777. I have loggen in as user nitish. When I tried to edit the files , it says the file is read-only. But if ...
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Limit Linux Debian user privilleges

Hi I need to create user on Linux Debian that can only access /usr/src/xxx catalog and use screen command to run server. Could you help me with it? I would be really thankful. Have a nice day!
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How to run 'ifconfig wlan0 down/up' with a comm user?

I need to run ifconfig wlan0 down and ifconfig wlan0 up with my common user. How can I perform this?
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Arch Linux startx on login

I want to start my window manager when I log in with a spesiific user, but stay in the console if I log in as root. So I want the startup to be as it is, but at the login prompt, if I choose my user, ...
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Cannot switch to jenkins user redhat linux

I have a redhat linux server running jenkins. I setup jenkins as per the instructions mentioned here https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Installing+Jenkins+on+Red+Hat+distributions The problem ...
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XAMPP phpMyAdmin failed with #2002

New test server running Windows 7 64 bit. I installed XAMPP and created a seperate user other than the root. When I created another account and initiated XAMPP I was able to get localhost but when ...
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Is there a way to measure an employee's computer usage?

I have been asked to see if a user is being productive. Windows 7 doesnt log much in the way of computer usage, but I was thinking it would be possible to see how long the computer is in a locked ...
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Check file permissions for another user

Apache is complaining about not being able to access a file. Is there an easy way to find out what is blocking the access? I know that I can go through the process of knowing which groups the user ...
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How to connect SSH to localhost in Windows7?

Connect SSH Secure Shell to localhost in Windows machine. What will be host name, username , port and authentication method filled in Quick connect of SSH? I tried with 127.0.0.1, but it is ...
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OS X Lion Still Broken: root user account will not logout, shutdown, or restart

Is there a fix for the Lion Root User Logout Problem? After logging into the root user on Lion I cannot logout by choosing logout, I cannot shut down the computer by choosing shut down, I cannot ...
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Linux user issues with PAM?

Had setup a user to use instead of root. Was working fine and dandy till I started playing with user settings. Now all users (apart from root) borked. Can't login (ssh) with other users, even after ...
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How can I login with system user (prosody)?

I installed prosody XMPP server and now I'd like to create XMPP user via SSH (which basically means running custom script on that server). I assume that script should be run by prosody user, because ...
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Linux group and permission - why I can't access a folder I already have permission to?

I encounter a very very strange problem today... I followed a link to install GitLab on my Linux server today, in the Gitolite section, there are two lines to set permission and ownership of a folder: ...
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How to kill all processes with the same name?

I want to kill all processes with the same name that belong to a user, for example: $ps -u user_1 2345 myapp 2346 myapp 2347 myapp 2348 myapp2 2349 myapp I want to kill all "myapp" processes that ...
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Debian user keeps getting killed

I keep getting booted out of one of the user account on my Debian Squeeze server. At first I thought that it had something to do with SSH, but it still happens even if I log into another account and ...
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How do I login to a preinstalled Ubuntu file system archive?

I installed a preinstalled ubuntu 12.04 desktop root fs archive on SD card and booting it on my new Chrome book. I was able to boot and see the Ubuntu Login screen and able to login as guest. But how ...
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Add linux user with restricted access

I need to create a user on linux with access rights only to one folder. Background: I have installed git on my virtual server (Debian). I also created a user for the repository. There is a lot of ...
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How to find out if root read some of my files in the home directory?

I have one non-privileged account on a Linux server and I don't want root to read my documents. How do I find out if root did something I don't want to happen? This issue is not the same as Super ...
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How do I add users to another users group?

I have an user john and an user keith in Ubuntu server I added these users using sudo adduser John sudo adduser Keith How can I now add john to Keith's group? I tried: sudo usermod -aG Keith ...
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How to disable keyboard on a user using ssh?

I am trying to create an automated monitoring system that other people can see but cannot do commands. I have a problem where the user is automatically connected to a screen where the monitoring is ...
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changing scheduled task user with same rights gives error result

We are successfully running scheduled tasks on a windows 2003 server. The tasks are all executed batch files that are physically on a different server on the network. We use a domain admin user (so ...
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Create a new user at startup in Fedora Linux

I have this virtual machine with Fedora KDE. I want to distribute it but without any default user, except the root of course or another skeleton one. In the first run the person that runs it should ...
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Is it possible for root to execute a command as non-root

I am root user and suppose i want to run any application as another user. is it possible, without switching to another user. Something like # google-chrome user=abc I am actually executing a cli ...
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Ubuntu, User Accounts messed up

I need to fix Ubuntu Accounts somehow but I don't really see how it could be done. The problem is: files /etc/passwd and /etc/hostname and /etc/hosts where changed. /etc/passwd Before ...
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Autologin 2 Windows users OR Login another user from the desktop

I'm using two windows users on my HTPC at the same time. One is just for watching videos and one for administration via remote. This setup is quite ideal for me since windows can handle multiple ...
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What's the quickest way to move your Windows user account to another HDD partition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to move Users folder in Windows 7 to another drive in order to save space in SSD main drive? My user is placed on my SSD, which I want to move to my 500GB because my ...
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No Other User In Task Manager Users Tab Windows 7

I want to ask why there is only me on Task Manager's Users tab. Originally I wanted to be able to chat with other clients on my local network using msg command, but I can't found any other user. How ...
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How do I setup a systemd service to be started by a non root user as a user daemon?

I just finished the install and setup process of systemd on my arch-linux system (2012.09.07). I uninstalled initscripts (and removed the configuration files). What I want to do is create a service ...
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What differences are between Authenticated Users, SYSTEM, Administrators (ADMIN\Administrators), and Users (ADMIN\Users)

In Windows 7, what differences are between Authenticated Users, SYSTEM, Administrators (ADMIN\Administrators), and Users (ADMIN\Users) I saw them when right click on a partition and click ...
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Windows feature to prevent limited account from login when admin logon is switched off

I am using Windows XP SP2, I have two user accounts (admin and limited), So I wish there could any windows feature when I login as admin and switch user (I mean lock screen), then limited user can't ...
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user account for SMB

is it possible to create user accounts under windows just for home network sharing? I don't want the account to appear in the list of login windows. I don't need it to have its own set of folders, ...
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How to disable start up programs for only one user

The title says it all. I got 2 accounts. How do I disable some programs with msconfig on that particular account but not on the other account?