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How to kill user processes from the same user?

I opened a VNC server and my VNC session is suddenly dead. I have lot of xterms open. When I ssh to the machine. and type users I see a bunch of users – my user accounts, like: userA UserA UserA ...
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run logon script per any logon in Windows

Currently I have a logon.bat script that runs when users logon to a computer with their domain account. The problem is only users with the logon script specified in their profile (user's properties -> ...
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Is there a regularly updated resource that lists the most used browser versions?

Is there a resource that is regularly updated that lists the most used browsers versions? I know resources that list browsers by usage but they don't include the browser version.
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User cannot open explorer window

One of the users on my computer cannot open an explorer window. Any attempt to do so, whether by running explorer.exe directly, by opening a folder shortcut, or attempting to open the Control Panel ...
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How can I move NTUSER.DAT and the similar files? And yes, I know what they are

I am trying to migrate my Users files and Program Files from my C:\ Drive to my D:\ Drive. So far, I have dragged all the files over, and replaced all the junctions, but I am still left with those ...
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Adding users to a directory recursively windows 7

I'm trying to set up my site on IIS, and it would seem I need to add the user group "USERS" to all files/folders within my site. This would require recursively adding a user to the root directory of ...
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Cacls recursive wildcard

I have a user named foo and I want him to have only read permission over all files and folders in folder D:/bar Inside the folder I have a lot of folders and there are .dbf files scattered. I want ...
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How to set up virtual users in vsftpd?

I've read this tutorial: http://howto.gumph.org/content/setup-virtual-users-and-directories-in-vsftpd/ My configuration is as follow: ---vsftpd.conf--- listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO ...
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How do I see who's logged in?

I'm having a little problem. I need to (from the command line) be able to see what users are logged in. Here's the tricky part: I DO NOT want those users that have locked their screens and left their ...
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Duplicating Linux-like user account permissions in Windows 7

I'd like to know what are the best practices for creating a limited user account in a Windows 7 system, much like the user environment in Linux, where you have the superuser and the other normal ...
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Linux groups for standard user

I have recently migrated to Slackware from Debian. I have done this for the purpose of learning, as such, I have a question. I have looked at the list of groups available on my system via less ...
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Which options are required for a simple Linux user?

I am setting up a Samba server on Ubuntu and need to create users on the server. However I am not sure which options I need to set with useradd in order for the user to work. Does the samba user ...
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Mounting my HDD as my C:\Users breaks my accounts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mount second drive as c:/Users in Windows 7 I just finished my first build. I'm using a 60GB SSD for my programs and operating system. My goal is to mount my 500GB HDD ...
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I can't use a custom theme on a network account

I'm an administrator for the computer I use, but I'm using a network account. I can set custom themes (non-Microsoft, I mean) on my local account but not on the network account. It's the same machine, ...
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Make the “Other” Account viewable again and unhide my account

I was looking at Hide users from Mac OS X Snow Leopard logon screen, and used the hide users if their user id is <500 in terminal, and then proceeded to hide the "Others". When I want to use the ...
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Why do some packages require their own user to run?

Why in SVN, Apache, and many other programs, does the admin have to create a new user just for the server to use?
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Debian adding users by itself

I have a debian server with three acounts, root, myself (tobbe) and my colleague (chrille). When I first logged in (via ssh) and ran the command users I got: root tobbe chrille An hour later ...
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Running a shell script in a web server as if it was interactive

I have a shell script (csh) - I didn't write it so I can't change it now. The script does a lot of parsing of log files, calls other scripts in languages like Perl and Tcl, creates new files and calls ...
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UNIX home folder permissions - no access for other users

I'm running a Linux server at home, and I did just have my own username (javawag) with a www folder inside it for my website. However, I've since added a subdomain for my friend, who now has his own ...
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Haiku - change username from 'user' to something else?

Is it possible to change the default username in Haiku from user to something else? When setting-up pre-shared keys between my Haiku workstation and remote devices, it would be nice to be able to ...
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Grandma's Computer - Can a user that belongs only to the “Users” group in Windows XP install malware, virus or IE addons?

I am trying to figure out if having a user in the "Users" group will be enough to prevent her from install unwanted software. The things that I don't want the user to be able to install are: virus ...
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Two users and one VirtualBox VM

I have one VirtualBox VM (Windows) that I would like to share asynchronously with multiple users on an OS X Machine. How should this system be set up?
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Deleting a Mac user account after logout

I am developing an image for a maclab, and I am running into an issue with Snow Leopard. We have set up the machines on active directory so network users can login, however after they logoff their ...
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Problem with changing user to root

I tried to make my account root by editing etc/group: root:x:0:oneat daemon:x:1: bin:x:2: sys:x:3: adm:x:4:oneat ... But it didn't succeed. What can I do more?
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Windows 7 - no administrator account

Somehow in the last 24 hours my account has changed to a 'Guest account'. I am using Windows 7 Professional. The only application that I installed was GoToMeeting. I didn't notice anything ...
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Alternative to fast user switch applet in Ubuntu Lucid

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu Jaunty to Lucid and one thing that is missing is the fast user switch applet. This is confirmed by this bug, for example. The fast user switch applet was good, because ...
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Why there are two users showing in uptime command results?

When I ran the uptime on my MacBookPro machine I got the following result: Last login: Thu Jun 3 14:43:40 on ttys000 Osama-Gamal-MBP-2:~ iOsama$ uptime 14:49 up 7 days, 20:10, 2 users, load ...
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RHEL 4 reboot causes Tomcat process to not be started by non-root account

I have a startup script placed in /etc/init.d wherein I make the following call: nohup sudo -u myuser $CATALINA_HOME/bin/startup.sh 2>&1 This causes Tomcat to be run as myuser, which is ...
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Is there an OpenOffice.org glossary for users?

OpenOffice.org>DevGuide>Glossary defines terms for developers. Is there an OpenOffice.org glossary for users with terms such as Macro and Template?
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Is there a way in Linux to update the user/group properties without having to login again?

After I edit /etc/group and I add a user to groups it didn't belong to, the user will not be able to use it's newly acquired privileges unless it starts a new session. Is there a command to refresh ...
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How to switch users without entering password

I'm a newbie running Ubuntu 9.10. I have two users (wife and me), and each user's screensaver is set to lock so that on wakeup, we get to choose which user's desktop to go to. However, Ubuntu requires ...
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What is the best answer for: “my Internet is not working”?

I look for work in IT Support. One of interview questions is: what would you first say if user call You and tell my Internet is not working? I think about it a lot and still don't know what is ...
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Detecting parasites on unsecure wireless

Is it possible to find out who is connected to an unsecured wireless network? If so, how? OS: Windows Vista, Wireless N
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Can I see who checkouted or updated from a SVN repository?

is there a way to see a log where all updates and checkouts from a SVN repo are stored? I need to know which users are updating or checkouting the contents.
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Why does my Linux prompt show a $, instead of the login name and path?

On one of my servers, the prompt is [user@host path]...and I can actually push "tab" to auto-fill the path. But on my new Ubuntu server, it is just a dollar sign?
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Why Chrome is always installed in C Drive/ Installation of Chrome for multiple users

Why does Chrome always get installed in C drive. It never provides us with an option to change the installation path. Also, if I do one installation of Chrome, does it ensure that all users of the ...
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How do you explain more advanced computing concepts to a non super user? [closed]

I often have to explain computing concepts to non super users, and I often do it by relating computing concepts to real life situations. I wouldn't mind seeing how other super users do it, and some ...
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Which is the best solution for shared database meeting these requirements?

Which solution would you recommend which has: a relational database with a user interface access for 20-50 users potentially working in parallel user authentication log of changes customizable ...
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Linux username@server disappears after login as root

On my linux server I signed in as the root user to access some files: su root... After checking the files I went to sign back in as my main user su username. In my terminal window it now says server ...