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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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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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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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set user's PATH variable without admin access in XP

I have two related questions for XP variables; it may end up the same method works for both of them. I as a user want to modify my Path but lack the admin rights necessary to change it. I imagine ...
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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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Skype status always appears offline for one user

I have one Skype contact who always appears to be offline, even when he's online. We've chatted regularly over Skype for years without any issues, except for the fact that he always appears to be ...
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Edit restriction in Microsoft Onenote

I have multiple notebooks shared within my team. However, I want one of the notebook/page, to be restricted. Other team members should not have the access the edit a specified notebook/page. They ...
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Vim - how do I map tabedit command to enable cycling through file names?

I use the command :tabe **/<file-name-pattern> all the time to open files in the current directory and subdirs in a new tab in vim. The command enables toggling through similar file names until ...
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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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Run Tomcat Service as Different User on Windows 7

I have installed Tomcat6 using the 32-bit/64-bit Windows Service Installer download version. In the setup instructions, it is recommended that "For optimal security, the service should be run as a ...
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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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How to SSH to localhost without password?

EDIT: Putting exactly what was done. I need to SSH to localhost without a password, the usual way of doing it (with public keys) do not work. user@PC:~$ rm -rf .ssh/* user@PC:~$ ssh-keygen -t rsa ...
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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 can I create an SSH user who only has permission to access specific folders in Ubuntu?

I installed SSH, but I found if I use my original account to login to Ubuntu, it has too many permissions. I want to constrain the user to only have permissions for specific folders in Ubuntu. How ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Hide or Delete the User Home Folder in Windows Explorer Navigation Pane

I am using Windows 7. I don't like the User Home Folder in the Windows Explorer navigation pane. In fact, I don't like the folder itself. I never use it, per se, and it comes up sometimes as an ...
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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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Change the location of the windows 8 user files, e.g. Desktop, Favorites, My music

I have been changing the location of the default windows 8 user files; my music, my pictures etc... Unfortunately when i was changing the location of the Contacts folder I selected the wrong location ...
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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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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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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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Create a Windows XP user from a linux partition

Long story short, someone repaired my brother's computer and set a password on his account, now we can't get in and can't contact the person who set the password. Is it possible to create a Windows ...
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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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Run part of a bash script as a different user

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
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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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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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How do I copy a file/folder from another user's home directory in Linux?

I want to copy a file/folder from another user's home directory to my home directory in Linux. I cannot access his directory, because it says permission denied. I'm 100% sure that a file can be ...
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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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Install Windows 8 on SSD and Program & Users on HDD

I have been dealing with a few problems while installing Windows 8 on my computer. On my old configuration, I had Windows 7 installed on my 60 GB SSD, and my programs and user data on my 1TB HDD, ...
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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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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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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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Hide user from login screen without deactivating it

I have several network shares and created user accounts for the people who want to access them on my computer, so I can give every user different access rights. My only problem is, these users are ...