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bad uid 8 in virtual_uid_maps

Sending mail fails. Logs show this error: warning: recipient user@domain.com: bad uid 8 in virtual_uid_maps Relevant settings in main.cf: local_recipient_maps = virtual_uid_maps = static:8 ...
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Uid and gid relation to file permissions

I'm confused about what effect the uid or gid has on the ability of a process to execute a file. I read the section I could find on them in APUE, but I must have missed the part where Stevens explains ...
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Access Volume via UID in PowerShell

I do have a Server with plenty of volumes where some are mounted in different directories and others have drive letters. I´m looking for a way to run something like this in Powershell foreach ($...
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changed root UID in ubuntu

I was tinkering with the /etc/passwd file when accidentaly changed the root UID and GID. When I enter into the recovery mode, I still have no superuser powers, as any user exists on the passwd file ...
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how do I get the PID list and USERNAME of each of those PIDs in LINUX using python?

I am trying to get the PID's and their respective usernames for displaying something similar to the top command in linux. I managed to get the list of PIDs but I am unable to fetch any username for ...
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How do I change UID of 0 from non-root user?

I have set the UID of user01 to be 0 when I created it. Now I am trying to delete the user and it complains "user01 is currently logged in". I check the process list, and that doesn't seem to be ...
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root user uid got changed

I am using ubuntu server. My root account uid got changed to 0 to 1, i am not sure when and how. Becausse of this i cant execute any sudo commands on this server. This is what rroot account looks like ...
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Mac OS X: Change UID or permissions?

I keep the /Users directory on a separate hard drive, /Volumes/Media. I recently upgraded my main drive via a fresh install from Mavericks to Yosemite. I have two users (not including root): seamus (...
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Why on some systems max uid/gid is 65534 an not 65535?

I know that there is not a shared maximum value for uid (or gid): some systems use 99 (Slackware, ...), others 65534 (Debian, ...). I ask if there is a specific motivation to use 65534 and not 65535 (...
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How do I keep the same UID among many servers?

I have many servers with LDAP which mantain the users UID the same among the servers, but how can I change and keep the same UID for local users ? For example, the user tomcat, when someone create an ...
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gksu is a front end to su?

gksu manual page says that it is a front-end to su, however su doesn't need a command to be executed, while gksu does. Also, gksu doesn't seem to change the user ID of my shell, while su does. Is it ...
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How to change user ID on a QNAP NAS?

I've got a QNAP TS-110 which I access via NFS from my Ubuntu system. I guess that NFS on a typical home network does not use any user authentication. I've read in various places and I found that it ...
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cron uid:gui for every username

So in the nutshell : There was user John with 502:502. After i deleted John and recreated him, his UID:GID changed to 504:504. Cronjobs are still running under the John's crontab, but when the ...
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How to find Mac OSX UID from Ubuntu

How do you view Mac OSX user id without having to boot into OSX? I can mount the drive, but I can't find the UID for my user, which would hopefully enable me to access files without being root.
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jsfiddle unique identifier generation [closed]

Consider jsfiddle.net: When you press "save" they generate uid for your jsfiddle like vzBZB. How do they do it? Why only 5 characters? And first of all - How do they make sure there's never a ...
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No user list in the login screen after changing the user ID

Edit: Problem 1 has been resolved. I followed this link and changed my user id to 1000 (same as Linux user id), so that I can share files freely between Mac and Linux. Now I have these two problems: ...