Questions tagged [multiple-users]

Questions regarding software or devices usable by more than one person.

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Multi user set up with 2 pcs, one shared

Here's what I'm looking for: PC.A is windows and is one user/home network Admin. PC.B with 2 users, Linux and a VM for second user of a different Linux Distro. PC.B is used by same monitor/keyboard/...
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Forcing ssh to a login using a specific user when requst is made to a specific port

I want to set up a small thing where friends of mine can ssh into my server and join a tiny chatroom. Now I have most of it setup, but I don't know how to make it so that the client username is ...
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Install Eclipse for multi-users over a Mac network

I try to install Eclipse (06-2019) on a Mac (High Sierra) for multi-users (using Active directory). I install it as administrator and it works when I log in as administrator, but when I log in as a ...
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Is it possible to run two windows sessions from the same computer at the same time? (linux)

Is possible to have two screen/keyboards/mouse connected to one computer, and allowing two users to use the computer as if they where using two different computers (one sessions for each input/output) ...
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Number of connections to this computer are limited and all connections are in use right now

I'm working on a a remote multi-user system, so I need to use the RDP wrapper, I unchecked the box that says "single session per user", but it gives the error when I run the RDP checker and log in to ...
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How to make a multi-user system(windows 10)? [duplicate]

I have an idea to use my pc to access my friend's pc's user remotely from home while he is using the other user on the his pc. How can I setup this multi-user system?
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Multiple simultaneous users on a single windows pc AND monitor? [closed]

I have a Windows 10 PC with a 4k TV as a monitor. I would like to have two simultaneous users where each user can use half a screen.
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Should I be concerned? My terminal says that someone's iPhone is connected to my Mac

Recently I've been using a lot of public WiFi and fidgeting with my network settings to use network proxy tools like Burp. Today I opened my terminal and saw this a foreign device as the user: ...
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Should I be able have more than one login on the same windows machine use the same VPN?

Three or four logins may be active on my windows 10 machine at the same time with remote desktop. I installed NordVPN assuming all users would go through the same VPN. NordVPN technicians say this is ...
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2 players on 1 PC

I have a really good PC, Ryzen 1700x, GTX 1080Ti, all watercooled and overclocked and for now I was just playing alone and all was easy out of the box, but now my wife is interested in gaming, and ...
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Two distinct users on Windows at the same time [duplicate]

Can two distinct users legally and ToS-compliantly use the same Windows 10 machine simultaneously (i.e. both being logged in)? If it helps, allow for remote connections. An ideal answer would be ...
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How to make a read-only data connection to a read-write locked MS Access using MS Excel?

My concern is that there is a read-write lock in the file I want to connect to because it is being used by an application as shown: Locked MS Access File When I try to refresh the data connection in ...
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How can a read-only purpose data connection to MS Excel/Access from MS Excel prevent the MS Access file from being locked to edits?

My concern is that I use MS Excel to make a data connection with several MS Access/MS Excel files, but there is no writing involved. The only thing the data connection is used for is to extract data. ...
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Windows 10 gives us shutdown trouble about other user

We are running a Windows 10 pro 64bit computer next door, in French GUI and with more than 10 users. I am in charge (administrator user) but working in several places. A few days ago, we started ...
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Would HDMI Splitter work with Softxpand or Userful setup

Trying to setup a multi-user system at my school (1 desktop with 6 users). Just wondering if I could avoid additional vga/hdmi graphics cards in the host computer and use an HDMI splitter like this ...
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How can I sync files between cloned systems?

I'm teaching children programming with Scratch and we're giving each student a Raspberry Pi to use. I want to be able to give them extra files for lessons down the road (like new background or sprite ...
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XRDP-type server for use on Windows 10?

I did some searching myself, but couldn't find anything. What I would like be able to do is to connect to Windows 10 from the latest Ubuntu via RDP or something similar, without interrupting the ...
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Locking a file for editing by only one user at a time

I have an issue with Excel whereby when I am working on a file it is allowing other users edit the file at the same time and then when I select save I am asked if I want to overwrite the changes of ...
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Linux permission in someone else folder?

If I create some files in a folder with permission 700 in a folder witch is not mine. The owner of this folder will see it empty and will remove it with my files inside right? Is there any way to ...
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2 users on the PC - Both auto-login at the same time. How can I disable this?

There are 2 users on my PC. My mother's and mine. Every time my mother turns on the PC, I get logged in too. This is present since tha latest update (Win 10 1709). It's pretty weird since I have a ...
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Set Explorer layout for all users

For a single folder or set of folders recursively set the layout to include additional columns and make those changes for any user that logs on. We have a server(Windows 2012) that has a folder that ...
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Is there a “Switch User” functionality in Windows that doesn't require switching users?

For Example: I'm working on 2 massive projects on a PC with limited screen real-estate and resources and would like to easily be able to switch between the 2 projects, without having to close and re-...
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Pivot table pulling from another excel file not updating when the file is updated

I have two excel files. One has all the data that is entered by multiple people periodically thru out the day. The second one pulls data from the first file and then a pivot chart is created. If ...
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Lockfile in multi-user Excel

A friend of mine posted this on facebook: Original post in Norwegian hvis du åpner Excel med en bruker og deretter åpner samme filen med en annen bruker så åpnes ikke filen på nytt fordi Excel ...
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Unable to disconnect VPN dial-up connection started by another Windows user

On Windows 7 Pro, I have a VPN dial-up connection, I start it manually as needed (connects to VPN server over the home DSL) while logged in as UserA. However, when I switch to my other Windows ...
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Multiple access session to a master virtual machine in my local host

My local host computer is Ubuntu Desktop 16. I am using libvirt KVM and Vagrant to create virtual machines. I have a master machine that is considered as a web server as well (sudo apt-get install ...
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Using Media Player classic as default video viewer for all users

I have set up a number of terminal servers and and we have media player classic installed as some users need to view video files. I (administrator) have set mpc-hc64.exe as my default video player ...
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how to have multiple user logged on the same machine with diffrent sesions

Is it possible to have to have let's say two users on the same machine where each one of them has their own monitor and keyboard can they both be logged on the same machine on the same time and work ...
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Is there yet a solution that affords collaboration with two users, two cursors, one monitor?

I am looking for a solution that is similar in some ways to multiseat, but with one important difference: I want two (or perhaps n) users to be able to sit at the same monitor, sharing the same ...
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Single Mac hardware for multiple virtual Macs [duplicate]

Is it possible to use a single mac for multiple users as if they were working on their own mac? So would it be possible to connect for example two screens, two keyboards (bluetooth or not) and two ...
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Active user count [closed]

Trying to understand how a software is counting concurrent users connected. Tried to analyze the machine on which is installed. (Registry and files modified) but nothing found. Best approach ? Edit: ...
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How can i setup this multi user PC?

We are a 3D android game development team of three, and really low on budget. We have this computer now: Intel core i5 6400 (4 cores), a GTX 970, and 16 gigs of ram. We have monitors of our own, and ...
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Windows 10 Start menu: “These results may be incomplete”, won't find settings

When searching in the Start menu of Windows 10, the results usually include items from the System Settings app. On a fresh install of Windows 10 Enterprise, either 1607 or 1511, this works as expected ...
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2016: 2 users simultaneously on one Win 7/ 8 PC, 2nd user only edits few Excel files?

2 People Usage Scenario: Must have 2 keyboards and Mice, and 2nd monitor too (unless some way to split monitor and 2 people sit next to each other and use the same, simultaneously) Unlike the ...
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Evenly split Internet traffic cap among multiple people

Our Internet connection has a data cap. We have been going over it recently. A friend somehow split the data cap into parts so that everyone gets their own part but cannot use up others’ parts. How ...
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Disable ability for specific users to lock computer Windows 10

I am trying to make it so that specific users cannot remain logged in while not on the computer. I know I can kill their session through Task manager, but is there a way to force them to log off vice ...
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Allow multiple users to remote control a computer simultaneously over the network [closed]

Consider a network of 3 computers, A, B, and C. I'm sitting at A, someone else is sitting at B, and we both would like to do things on C at the same time. That means I have a mouse cursor on C, the ...
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Divide monthly Internet volume allowance in 6 equal parts

Here I live with 5 other people and we are charged for a limited package. Some use more and some less. We want to divide our plan in 6 equal parts with user and password. Is this possible?
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How to safely distribute an RSA private key for use by company staff? - Or more sensible alternatives to this

Let me start by saying that I know distributing a private key is a pretty stupid thing to do, akin to making copies of your password and handing it out (in this case, encrypted copies that will be ...
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See which users are logged in from lock screen on Windows 10

I've recently upgraded from Windows 7 to 10. Now on the lock screen I just see a list of usernames - I can't see which of them is logged in, like I used to on Windows 7. Is there a setting or ...
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Network Printers, Group Policy & Normal Users

I have a strange issue and I am wondering if someone can explain the answer to me. My system is running a GPO with a security policy. Within that policy I have the following setting enabled: Devices: ...
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X11 forward with multiple logins for the same user

we use a server at work which runs byobu. Everyone of my colleagues logs in with the same Debian user account and gets the byobu session presented. This works quite well as we are all sitting in a ...
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Multiple users setup for Debian

I'd like to have a cron task that will be launching apps and taking screenshots on Xfce environment and in order not to interfere with that I'd setup another user that will be running with no GUI for ...
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How to lockdown a computer for use in a public area?

So I live in an apartment complex with a few hundred people. There are two all-in-one windows 7 PCs in the lobby for residents to use. Oddly enough they keep mysteriously getting infected with viruses ...
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One Windows 10, how can I have English input from my left keyboard and Hungarian input from my right keyboard?

I'm working at an IT company in Budapest where we do a LOT of pair programming. While I'm American with 30 years of muscle memory dictating where the characters aught to be on my keyboard, I always ...
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Allow to users to RDP into same Session on Same User

So im running a console application that logs a lot of information and also contains a user interface that 2 people will have to access, so hear me out - The 2 people the developers me and a friend, ...
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Windows 10, user with different font-size rearrange other user's desktop icon

I have this problem with Windows 10: I have one user with font size at 150% and other with standard dimension. When the user with greater font-size logs on, the icon on the desktop of the other user ...
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Can a person work on two user accounts simultaneously

Can I run two user accounts simultaneously in windows and work simultaneously? I have windows 7, 8.1 and 10. I have got few applications (calling and remote tracking software) that I use everyday in ...
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Desktop computer slow to Switch User

My HP desktop computer running Windows 7 is slow to Switch User. The problem has been getting worse recently. Here's a typical scenario: I activate the mouse and what appears on the screen is the ...
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KVM switch, many console to one computer [duplicate]

I understand KVM's purpose is to control multiple computers from one place (one set of KVM). I am looking for a device that functions the other way around! That is, control/work-on single computer ...