Questions tagged [multiple-users]

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

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Linux - Setting up a multi-user and multi-machine system where anyone can log to their user from any machine

I Have the following setup: Many computers (all of them have the latest Ubuntu), and more users than computers. I would like to make it so anyone can log to their user from any computer, and they have ...
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Persist user selection on login screen after reboot on Windows 11

I use an Azure AD instance for my home desktop logins. To deter my wife from nuking my carefully curated Firefox tabs again, I created an account for her and set it up with Windows Hello and a nice ...
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Prevent zoom changes in Windows when switching users

Whenever I switch between two users in my Windows 10, it keeps readjusting the zoom level. However both users have the same 150% zoom level set. I am not sure why Windows goes back to 100% for a short ...
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Windows Multiple Desktop - different users active at same time

I couldn't see any specific answer so asking the community directly. Using the "Windows Multiple Desktop Feature" (see picture linked below in case of ambiguity) can I have one Windows User (...
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How can I allow all users to read/write/modify/delete files on Samba share? (re: home network)

I'm having difficulty understanding file/directory permissions especially with Samba. On my server (Debian 11, Samba 4.13.13), I've created several different users and added them to samba (ie. ...
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Office professional plus [closed]

Office professional plus I've just installed on my laptop their are three of us who use laptop but only I'm able to use office not the others how do I enable office on their accounts
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Disable background loading of user profile before logging in

I have a multi-user installation of Windows 10 (a private and a work profile). When starting the computer, the last logged-in user is preselected and when logging in, the profile is loaded immediately,...
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Is it possible to change an installed application from a specific user to all users?

For example, when installing python - I had the option to select all users during the installation but did not choose the option. If I wanted to change the installation such that the program would be ...
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Does filtering a table in Excel stored in SharePoint Online filter it for all the other people looking at the Sheet?

I’ve used earlier versions of Excel where filtering a sheet meant that it would do the same for others on the network with the file open; is the same true of one stored in SharePoint Online?
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How to run 2 different computers with one CPU and using VMware [duplicate]

I have a good CPU i7 4.4ghz 16 GB ram and 6GB 1060 Graphics card. Also, I have an old i5 laptop. Is there any way for the laptop to run using my CPU resources simultaneously? I am short on funds and ...
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What is this .txt file in All Users of my PC?

I have come across an entry on my Lenovo ThinkPad laptop in Computer>System(C)>Users>All Users that I need an explanation for, as in what Log file was being created on 08/05/18, Removing ASPI,...
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Selectively mount network drives for non-root users

How should one specify different mounts for different users? The simplest use case is, that different users have their own dedicated storage space in a server (NFS or CIFS), what only they can access. ...
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How to block Users for backup?

I have Windows 10. I'm using "iDrive" to backup 600GB to an external hard drive (4TB) using USB 2.0. Last time estimate it gave me was over 24 hours. I need to block all my family (3 other ...
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command not found after switching users

Using debian, (running as an image for docker container), I run these following commands. user>>service (shows hints) user>>su - root root>>su - docker user>>service (command ...
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Audio not playing in an application with setreuid() & setgid(), but works with sudo -u command

I have a Arch Linux system with alsa and pulseaudio configured. alsa is set to use pulseaudio default device. Pulseaudio is rumming with tcp module enabled on 127.0.0.1 and anonymous set to true. The ...
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Multi user full disk encryption - larger than 8 user threshold. i.e. Not luks

I know Luks has a maximum of 8 I need something that does what LUKS does but allows multiple keys more than the maximum of 8. All users will need to be able to access root. It will be used regularly ...
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Remote desktop as different window/user?

I've installed Windows 10 on my father's PC with 2 accounts: User1 and User2. Is it possible for him to use User1 and for me to use User2 at the same time? I'll be connecting with some remote desktop ...
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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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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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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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