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How to hide subdirectories within chrooted directory from users who don't have access

Apologies if this problem has been answered before / elsewhere. I've had a hunt around but am unable to find anything. If so please point me in the right direction. I'm running a linux ftp server ...
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How to mount USB drive on Ubuntu so that other users can access it?

Yes, this question has been asked before, but as far as I'm concerned it has not been answered satisfactorily. Many answers mention that an extra line in /etc/fstab is required. I don't want to add ...
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How to show system users in finder dialogue

I am trying to follow this tutorial http://ifmeister.com/mamp-file-permissions-for-a-local-development-environment/ to avoid user changes when working with MAMP. Go to your server root or project ...
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Remove and delete certain local accounts [duplicate]

How can I delete a user from the command line? I am just starting working at a college and I'm inheriting a unintelligible mismash of local and domain accounts across a span of computers ranging ...
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How to give two user permission in same directory (linux)

I need to give permission for two users in the same directory, ie I'm running a web application in /var/www and I want to make web server(nginx) writable, also want to give access to a ftp ...
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Access to computer to same profile in different ways

I have windows 8.1 and I have single user in my computer. This user have password for logon. With this user used for remote desktop also so the password is important. But when I want to access to the ...
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Can't login to new user

I have Windows 8.1 and I have created a new user by Computer Management. I have created a regular user with some password. But when I tries to login with my new user first time, I got error message ...
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“Active Directory Users and Computers” isn't installed after installing Domain Controller

I installed a domain controller and attached it to my domain. It's all worked fine, but "Users and Computers" and "Sites and Services" etc. aren't installed... (all the management tools) EXTRA INFO: ...
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Computer “Server”

so at home we had the idea of instead of buying 3 different pc's we would somehow create a "server" for the computers where a cable would come to our screens and keyboard and mouses, so the actual pc ...
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OSX Share clipboard among different users

I have 1 mac with multiple users on it. Anyone knows how in OS X to copy something to your clipboard and paste it in another users his/her environment? Hoping there is some cmd+shift+alt+c shortcut ...
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OSX Time Machine backup Users partition

I use Time Machine to backup my OSX Mountain Lion computer. Recently I moved the "/Users" folder to a separate partition and used fstab to mount it back to "/Users". That all works fine. But Time ...
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What's all those users in the /etc/passwd file?

The /etc/passwd is supposed to have a line for every user on the system. Amongst the common username and root there is a bunch of other users. Some examples: timidity:x:114:127:TiMidity++ MIDI ...
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Can you delete all users but specified accounts in Ubuntu?

I am trying to find a way to quickly delete all user accounts except for the ones I specify in Ubuntu. Is there a good way of doing this? Perhaps a bash script that could do this function? I ...
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Cleaning out AD Roaming Profile Cache

I've been playing around with AD RPs after watching some videos and they mentioned that you end up with a lot of disk space being filled due to cache and files being copied over from the server where ...
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Windows 7 Drive Letter Changed on Data Drive and Can't Log In

I just purchased an SSD for my computer to install the Windows OS files and my program files on, and for my other hard drive for my user directory. I got it all working through an answer file in audit ...
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Windows Users Management run command

What is the "run" command for Windows Users Management? the MMC console you change the local users password and create new users?
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Windows 7 user is “Member Of” Administrators but Administrators doesn't have user in “Members”

In Windows 7, I would like to make Dalia a regular user instead of an administrator but I've the following issue, after I used some password recovery tool (don't remember) on the registry: There's a ...
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Windows 8 - Moving Users Folder from SSD to HDD - “local volumes are required to complete the operation”, cannot complete system restore

I am trying to move C:\Users (SSD) to B:\Users (HDD) using the following tutorial on a clean install of Windows 8 -> upgraded to 8.1 straight away: ...
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Adding permission to specific users to access specific directories

I am using Debian. I've got these three directories: /home/Server1/files /home/Server2/files /home/Server3/files And I've got these users: User1 User2 User3 What I want to do: Make ...
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Shell script to show online users

I know it's an amateur question. I need to write a Bash shell script which count how many users are online at the moment on the SSH server. I need to ignore multiple logins and show the username and ...
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Windows - automatically log on user in the background?

I want to set up my computer so that on startup a user account automatically logs on in the background, while the logon screen is still displayed so another user can be logged on and be able to switch ...
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Limit which local users may connect to X11 display

I have an X.org server running on my machine (Gentoo Linux without PAM, PolicyKit etc), incoming TCP connections are disabled with -nolisten tcp. Is it possible to establish a whitelist specifying ...
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How can I output a list of all users who have read (and/or write) permissions for a specific file in Linux?

Suppose I have a file MyFile. Are there any commands that will print to console a list of all users in the system that can read the file?
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Immediate Disconnection from Remote Desktop

When I attempt to connect to my remote server, the response I get: This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again. If the problem continues, contact the owner of the ...
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How to set different dates to different Users in Windows7

I want to set different date for each user on my Windows 7, is there any option? or third party software? Want to change system date/time when particular user login windows. thank you
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Setting Home Directory for newly added users

I'm writing a Powershell script to do a complete Windows 7 Build. I have a function that adds the users I need, but it does not set the Home Directory, which makes a later section of my script ...
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How to make user not be part of Users group in Windows?

I want to restrict some users from having default privileges of Users group, unless they are manually allowed. Unfortunately, when I remove them from this group manually, they still get Users SID as ...
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Should I have duplicate root users in my Users directory?

I think I may have duplicate root users on my system. I changed directories to /Users, then ran ls -la -e I get this returned: total 0 drwxr-xr-x 5 root admin 170 Aug 31 2012 . drwxrwxr-t ...
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Prevent users from installing Windows Updates

This may belong on ServerFault, but Ill start here and if it gets moved, fine Im trying to find a solution that prevents users from installing Windows/Automatic Updates on their workstations/laptops. ...
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Ubuntu Server - User account unable to change password

I am running an instance of Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. I recently set it up and began adding user accounts to the server. One of the users can login to the server normally vis public key, however when ...
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Windows XP program crash boxes for any user are all shown to Administrators

I have an interesting problem with a Windows XP setup involving "users" with restricted access rights and "Administrators" with full system access. If a program crashes for a user, the standard crash ...
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Remove a group or perhaps a user from ALL the files and folders under Win7

First, I screwed up and messed up the permissions and ownership for a lot, if not all, the folders and files on my laptop that are stored on a separate partition (drive E) from the OS (drive C). I ...
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Create browser only session (Ubuntu)

I was recently in a Virgin media shop and was interested to see that they had laptops running Ubuntu for customers to browse the web on. The setup itself was interesting and I'm wondering if anyone ...
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How to monitor users activities in my machine

I have a desktop PC with windons7 ultimate edition. I have created three accounts and a guest account is enabled in the machine. I am the administrator and I want to monitor other accounts usage like ...
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Why can't I connect with sftp

I am a newbie on ubuntu server 12.10, I was following this guide https://gist.github.com/joshellington/2224420 I don't understand why if my /home/myuser folder's owner is myuser I can't connect by ...
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Ubuntu user ftp access

Having real issues with ftp access to my cloud VPS ubuntu solution. I have tried both vsftpd and pure-ftpd. I found that both were limited. I have now tried to focus on vsftpd as it is well received. ...
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Find available ids lower than 500 vis dscl

How can we write a script around dscl to loop over the currently listed IDs in use and then spit out the first id under 500 that is not in use yet? Update # 1 (Feb 17th 2013) I found some very ...
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Is there a way to find out how many instances of the root user is logged into a linux machine? [duplicate]

We have a handful of users that login to our Linux VM machine as root either through the vSphere client or through SSH and I want to see if there is a way to tell if multiple root users are logged in ...
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Users and group membership

My server is installed by my provider with a default user (root and another user, lets say here johndoe). I lack some experience to know if everything is well set. Let's say I add the group admin. ...
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Transferring extensions from one user to another in Chrome

I have a simple problem and I'm sure the answer is simple but I can't find anything on it... I Have successfully exported & imported about 25-30 extensions onto a new computer using my development ...
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Cannot change owner of mounted drive

I have two users A and B on a remote ubuntu box (+ a bunch more). I now ssh to the machine with user A. Then I change to user B: su B and run sudo mount -a This mounts a windows fileshare that I ...
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Creating a Linux utility : users/groups/permissions best practice

I am creating a utility which will run on Linux machines. For the purposes of this discussion, let's say its analogous to make. Here's the deal : sometimes, when you run the utility, it creates files ...
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Parental control identifies unknown users on my PC

I've been using for a while a comprehensive security product for my PC (Kaspersky pure): The parental control pane is now listing three new users that I did not create (it's a home computer and I'm ...
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How to open the Select Users, Computers, Service Accounts or Groups

The only way I know how to open the Select Users, Computers, Service Accounts or Groups is by right clicking on a folder and selecting Properties -> Security Tab -> Edit -> Advanced. Below is a ...
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Switching quickly between users in Windows 8

I use an Administrator account and a user account and keep switching between the two often. Is there any keyboard / mouse shortcut to switch quickly between the two users? Much better if it doesn't ...
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Duplicate user account being created in Windows-8

Before I synced my Windows 8 Pro with Windows Live, the login screen displayed one user account that I created with my username. After sync, two accounts are being displayed, both with the same ...
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Sync Users over small home network

I have and run a small home business and I would like to setup my network better; I have to find a way to manage users across my 6 Windows laptops. They all have Windows 7 home/pro. Connected to a ...
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Debain Wheezy - gnome 3 Remove users from login menu

I have upgraded to wheezy from squeeze and several users such as qmail are visible on the login menu. How do I remove them?
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How to get user information Mac?

How would I get user information from a Mac such as user domain, etc. through a Terminal command? I've tried dscl as well as dscacheutil, but they don't really have what I'm looking for. I was ...
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Setting up group and user permissions for each service Ubuntu

I want to set up a separate user for each service I'm running on my Ubuntu box. For example, I'm running a Minecraft and Counter Strike server. I want those two to have the usernames css-server and ...