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A LOT more space? Depends on whether the other user saves a lot of stuff. But just by creating another user account won't take up much space. From here: A "User Account" by itself takes up very little space. But once that user first logs in, Windows creates a "Profile" for that user which can take up a lot of space. The Profile includes all files used ...


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Did you set a password for the Administrator account ? If someone booted Windows in Safe Mode with the Administrator account they could add a new account without your password. So I suggest that you put a password for the Administrator account too.


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Are you on a domain? If you're at a university it's quite possible that you are. On a domain it's possible (unless the admin changes things) for any authorised user to log in on any computer. The user account will be created automatically the first time an authorised user logs on to a computer. Windows domains are designed to work this way: a Domain User is ...


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The libc function for this is getgrgid(). To use it from the shell, try this command: getent group GID | cut -d: -f1


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in /etc/passwd file change the guid of the user you want to delete to something other than 0. Then attempt a userdel. Source: http://www.shellhacks.com/en/HowTo-Create-USER-with-ROOT-Privileges-in-Linux


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Because it'd break compatibility with the vast amount of existing software that's already out there. I don't know about iOS, but on Android, the system doesn't detect what permissions the app needs; it relies on the developer to specify them. Android tells you which permissions the app requests, and grants it those permissions if you install it. Windows ...


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Because Android was designed in the context of our contemporary need for security. Windows is based on an operating system model that was developed many years ago, long before security was something we knew we needed at every level of computing. The developers of the Android OS made their design decisions in the context of our present-day security ...


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Exporting settings from one account and importing it in to another via copying over the default profile folder is no longer supported and newer OSes now block this by having the System applet in Control Panel gray out the option to overwrite the Default User profile. The currently supported default profile setup system would require you to use sysprep and a ...


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Dreamhost seems to have a special limited execution environment for crontab's. Reffering to this page of dreamhosts wiki on crontab execution environment: "Due to security concerns, DreamHost cron does NOT execute with a normal environment." "The PATH environment variable is simply /usr/bin:/bin, and the SHELL is set to /bin/sh. You must specify the full ...



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