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Creating a functional MS Access runtime application

I have created a functional Access database Feuilles.accdb. I want several users to be able to enter information via the form interface I created without having access (hehe) to the tables and ...
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How to bulk extract personal certificates on Windows?

We are upgrading computers to Win7 and I've found a computer with 300+ personal certificates and we need to save all of them. Is there a way to bulk export them?
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How do I change UID of 0 from non-root user?

I have set the UID of user01 to be 0 when I created it. Now I am trying to delete the user and it complains "user01 is currently logged in". I check the process list, and that doesn't seem to be ...
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how can I jail user in a directory in ubuntu?

I have installed vsftpd in ubuntu. I have created a user in name of ftpadmin by command sudo useradd ftpadmin and I have set its password too, I also have created a home directory for it using ...
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Is there a way to make a program only usable by a windows administrator?

I want to install a program however I do not want anyone else to be able to use it? Is there a way to limit it to only the administrator on windows 10?
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Give specific user permission to use specific process under Linux

I want to know how to give specific user the permission to use specific process under Linux (Debian), for example MySQL. I have a user named "databasemanager", I want to allow him to log in as this ...
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Detect application crash based on app user's name

been trying to create script to detect user's application crash. (Assume the computer is used by multiple users) so far only managed to come out below code to query the application (based on user ...
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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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Guest user back to admin user

After couple of hours playing with the users and access of my account now I'm guest and there is no administrator on my laptop. Do you know guys how can I make my guest user back to administrator? I ...
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Make windows 10 share user folder

I was wondering how I can take my windows 10 pc and share the user folder on it and make it a networked account so I can login with it on a remote computer on the local network and see what I would ...
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How do I set the user profile back to default location?

I changed entries in regedit a couple years ago when I installed a ssd to have my user account on a different drive. That drive is failing and even if I create a new account, the new account ends up ...
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Postfix - Alias users SMTP login

I have a postfix mail server, and am looking for a way for aliases to send mail. For example, I have the user alias@example.com which redirects to myemail@gmail.com defined in my mysql mail_aliases ...
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How to determine logged on user in Windows XP?

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 ...
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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 is User Profile Service Error 1530?

I have a Windows 7 laptop which is connected to the domain. The laptop is located in our regional office in Africa (we are in the UK). However, a few domain users in Africa are complaining that they ...
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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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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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How to view total CPU and memory usage of per system user in Linux

I know the top command to see the process of CPU and memory usage, but some users of the system can generate a lot of processes, if I wanna know total CPU and memory usage of an user,I must count it ...
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Cannot write to /home directory even as root user

I am trying to create a directory as a root in /home but I get the following error: mkdir: cannot create directory `foo': Permission denied I have checked the permissions by running ls -ld /home is ...
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cygwin: ~ != $HOME

When I start cygwin, my ~ dir is the same as $HOME. After some time, ~ dir changs, while $HOME stays the same. I am puzzled by this, not sure where to look. Maybe someone experienced this, or has some ...
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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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Restart Apache as another user in group

In server, apache running as 'user1' . 'user1' and 'user2' belongs to the group 'app'. Is it possible to start/stop apache as 'user2'? Configuration : Listen 8080 <IfModule ...
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Wants to run wamp server without admin password on a standard user

I have a question regarding server 2012 user management, Wamp server runs on the admin user only when I run wamp server on a standard user then a popup comes of admin password and i have to insert ...
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Strange user in my External drive's Security Properties

Here is the image showing the odd user in my External drive settings. Its only inside my external drive. Not my main one. What does this user represent? More confusing stuff inside external ...
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Run two users on the same computer (windows 7) [duplicate]

I'd like to use one computer for two people preferably on windows 7, without having to use another computer to connect to a virtual machine.
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How to find out the user who changed the MySQL root password?

On my CentOS testing server, someone has changed the MySQL root password. Is there any way to find out, who changed the password and when?
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Capture user ID of last updated cell in Sharepoint

I want to track who is changing what values in a spreadsheet I have uploaded to Sharepoint. Is it possible to capture the id of a user who last updated a particular cell?
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Unable to authenticate user before username and password being typed in linux

I have a linux openSUSE 11.1. During startup it opens to a common desktop. From there I used to log in to root from "Others". It asks for Username and then passwork and logs in. This was going on as ...
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Keeping users inside their home directory

I have a fresh install of CentOS and I'm currently setting up users. Their home directories reside within /home/username/ and I want to make it so that they cannot ls or cd outside that area when ...
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What is the correct name for a USB flash drive? [closed]

What is the difference between the names: thumb drive (USB) memory stick jump drive pen drive (USB) flash drive What is the technically correct name for the device shown in this image? What is the ...
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How to set up multiple passwords for one wireless network? [duplicate]

I want to set up a WiFi network, like a digital cafe where people can pay to use the internet for 24 hours. I would need a system of one password per user so one password wouldn't work for 20 people. ...
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How can I duplicate a mac user account including username and password?

I have an account on my friends mac that I would like to move to my mac, so is there any way to duplicate everything in that account, including username and password? By the way, I am using OS X ...
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Turn off a computer on the network

I have tried to follow the instructions on this site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jV_BHcbeKEs It works if i activate the administrator account on the pc i will turn off and do not have a password ...
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User shown as a member of deleted group

In my ubuntu distro, members user1 returns group1: group2 Now, i gave delgroup group1 & it is done successfully... second time gave command, members user1 returns group1: group2 ...
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Windows 7 User profiles issue - Shows logging off after entering corrupt password

This issue has become specific as fixing one problem led to the other: 1) I deleted ntuser.* files while working in linux as they had ugly looking file extensions and I thought they are temporary ...
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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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Is there an objective way to know what skills are common knowledge when helping a client with their IT problems? [closed]

I'm a programmer, but I often end up being asked to help people with (what I think) are trivial IT questions. I don't want to be condescending ("do you know how to cut and paste?"), but also I tend ...
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Can't call a bin from different user

I've installed RVM on my ubuntu server, I have 2 users: ubuntu ben When I call rvm from ubuntu everything works fine, but when I call it from ben here what I read: bash: type: rvm: not found ...
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How to get rid of superuser`s password?

My father put a new superuser password on my laptop, and now i cant access my computer without him putting the password in. I am really helpless. How can i get rid of his superuser control? Can i ...
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How to log out a linux user after certain number of keystrokes?

If I want to limit how much a user can type per session, so they take breaks, how can I monitor their keystrokes and log them out after, say, 10k keystrokes?
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adding user to group and detects the change without restart

I want to add a user to a group using: sudo gpasswd -a new_user existing_group But it only takes effect when I restart my host. Is it possible to do that without restart action? I am on Ubuntu.
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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 do I see which user I am logged in as in MySQL?

I have multiple text console session open and log in as different users into different consoles. I forget after while which consoles belong to which user, it would be nice to not have to quit and log ...
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How can I work out which user is currently logged into a Windows 7 machine?

I have a machine running Windows 7 which I set up a long time ago to autmatically log into windows. That's still working fine, but how can I work out the username of the currently logged in user when ...
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Strange layout for new user in Linux Mint Xfce 13

I added a new user to a Linux Mint Xfce 13 computer, but everything looks completely different from the standard layout the other users have. I don't know why, but I would like to know as I find it ...
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I made a mistake with 'wheel'

I was checking settings, and I gave a user who I didn't recognize 'no access' (wheeler), and lost all access to my computer immediately. Tried to change access back (hadn’t closed the window yet), but ...
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Run an application as a domain user from VPN [duplicate]

I am connected to a VPN as a domain user. I would like to run a local application as the domain user from the VPN instead of my local workgroup user. If I select run as a different user and insert ...
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Windows - My profile will not load correctly

Every time I turn on my computer it says that it's creating a new desktop even though all of my files are still there under my user account. I get this message every time I turn my computer on " you ...
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From the Active Directory Snap-In, how can I find the GUID for a user?

How ca I view the GUID associated with an Active Directory user under windows 7?
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How can I find out which user logged in as root?

We have a couple of servers which are managed by a large group of admins. They usually log in as service users (say hudson) and then switch to root to make some small fix. This means we often can't ...