Is there a way to make part of a script run as a different (non-root) user? If it helps , the part to be run as a different user occurs at the end of the script Edit : OS -> Ubuntu 9.04
My parents are computer illiterate in a big way. They each have separate accounts on a Windows Vista machine using the welcome screen. I want to create a hidden Administrator account I can use to ...
For backing up my server, I would like to remotely access it via SSH. To minimize all risks, it want to user a user who only has read access, but to all files, just like root. However, he shouldn't ...
What's the easiest way to determine the logged on user in Windows XP (without loading any support tools)? I'm looking for something similar to the 'whoami' command but for Windows. I need something ...
A while ago I've installed Ubuntu as a second OS on my laptop, just to try out Linux. I have created one user & gave it admin privileges. Haven't touched it for a while, and, of course, forgot ...
recently whenever I login to my 10-month old account on Windows Vista the desktop launches brand new. As if the account was created 10 seconds before. The user account picture and desktop picture is ...
I would like an other way to change my current user than by GUI. It would be great that if you can change the user as fast as you can your login shell by chsh. How can you change the user in OS X's ...