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Linux user cannot login with a password but remove the password and he can

I recently helped someone recover from a lost root password (boot cd), but there is something strange going on. i can add a new user and login as that user. then set a password for that user (as the ...
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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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Logging into a hidden user account remotely on Windows 7

There are a lot of tutorials/articles to create a user account in Windows. In fact, they are just hiding the particular user name from the logon screen. But I want to create an user account that ...
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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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Is there a way to automatically change resolution when pluging in a monitor?

I bought a Cable Matters SuperSpeed USB 3.0/2.0 to HDMI/DVI Adapter up to 2048x1152/1920x1200 and used it to connect a Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 which allows a fairly high resolution into an old acer ...
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useradd: invalid option — 'n'

I'm trying to create new user with default values, but it gives me error that such option is invalid. So does something changed and I need to use something else to create user with default values? ...
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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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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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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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Windows: Have a new user to utilize another user profile

this is a bit tricky and hope you can help me. I'm migrating from an old domain to a new one lots of Windows Servers, now I'm in a point where some years ago somebody set up two VMs (Win 2k3) to run a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Creating an account/access to an VServer for a PHP/MySQL/Apache developer

I normally work with my server on my own, but now I have an external developer with whom I have never worked before. I need to work with him for a longer period of time before giving him full access ...
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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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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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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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Windows XP SP3 user profile issue

The machine is Windows XP SP3, and according to them, the machine was reset (appears factory reset) after dealing with their ISP to upgrade their router. The represenitive connected and did something ...
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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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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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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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PSloggedon does not work in windows server 2003

We are using windows server 2003 . When we try to check the remote login users using the psloggedon tool it gives the following error. why does this error occurs ?
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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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Linux, Xorg, & KDE: Run Evolution As Different User

have been unable to run Evolution as a non-privileged user without using a terminal window and sudo. First of all I don't want my regular user in sudoers. Second, I'm running systemd, so /run/user is ...
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DELL laptop with Windows 8.1 and Wireless Internal

I have a strong signal for wireless and my configuration allows access to the Internet without a problem. However, my guest account cannot access the Internet. There is a PAGE FAILED TO LOAD error. ...
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VSFTPD on CentOS 7 with permissions

I have successfully installed vsftpd on CentOS 7, and i am connecting with him from FileZilla (-FTP Client- on windows) but, while I create a folder in the user's home folder, i have this error ...
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My windows7 partition is on a “temporary user”

My windows7 partition is on a "temporary user" and I can't reach it from the linux partition. When I login on windows, it shows a black desktop without my shortcuts or documents. I have to browse to ...
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Two users on Windows 7 connected to different networks?

I happen to need to use a VPN, but also need my local connection. I can't connect to these two together though, as I need just some software to run on the VPN, while the rest of it must not. I tried ...
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Enable guest user not working

I would like to activethe guest user in cmd or gpo: Invité = Guest (I'm french), using Guest return an error. CMD : net user Invité /active:yes I've got "The command completed successfully" but my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to find out the available (and used) user resources?

With ulimit, we can find out how many open files, running processes etc. at most the user can have at the same time. My question is: how can we find out how much of these limits are being used and how ...
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user activity monitoring

I'm a sysadmin for a small network and want to monitor user activity. Is there a good/standard software I can use? I'm not looking for keylogging but would like to see where they are spending most of ...
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Windows 7 Network using different user

following problem: I have a windows 7 box and alot of xp boxes. Every xp box supplies a network drive. But my windows 7 box signs in with some user that has not got any privileges. Can I set a ...
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Make GVim (or any program) always run as current user

So after finding out that running GVim as root was the cause of my last problem, I need to know how to make GVim always run as my current user. I can do this using gksudo -u myUser -l "gvim", but is ...
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interrupted Windows User Profile Move

I've got my Windows User Profile on default location; C:Users\ ; needed to move a USer account contents to another logical drive(D:\Users). Started moving items in the profile in the desktop(Cut - ...