Questions tagged [user]

A user is a person who uses a computer or network service.

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How can i give permission to a user, so can write, read and delete on all the folders?

I am configuring a server with dirrent aplications on it, but for accessing by ftp, i can't use root user, so i made another one to acces from filezilla, but i noticed that i have no permission to ...
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User Account Missing

I am on Windows 10, and I performed a Windows Update, and then after the computer restarted, my user account was empty, all my personal files are gone, nothing in the documents, desktop, downloads. It ...
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Can't login after DWM installation

After I have installed DWM, I can't login into my user profile, but I'm still able to login into my root profile. I tried to comment to comment my .xinitrc file and reboot but it didn't help. System - ...
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Accesssing, reading and writing other user's file and directory as my own

There are other answers like: centos - Linux: Create a user than can access other users' files - Super User, but they don't talk about accessing those files from GUI application. My question is more ...
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Is it possible to modify a “human” user so that it becomes a system user on Ubuntu?

I followed a guide to set up etherpad-lite on my ubuntu server (https://www.rosehosting.com/blog/how-to-install-etherpad-on-ubuntu-18-04/). At one point, I had to create a new user with sudo adduser --...
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Windows XP recreating deleted profiles and not booting properly

I stumbled upon a Windows XP drive that needed repairing a while back, and after months of troubleshooting, I got it working. I created a fresh install and then manually placed in each folder from the ...
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Need help removing Microsoft account and then adding it back

I recently got my laptop back from the repair man after the drive went out and I lost all my things. When he set up the new drive, he created a user to log in with, which had the name “User”. I got on ...
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How to switch user while still seeing the running applications in Windows 10

The usecase is, to switch the user during a shift change while still seeing the critical application running on the screen. OS W10. Is there any possible/ imaginable way to achieve this? Not speaking ...
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Windows 10 - Default user privacy settings

Scenario: I have a Windows 10 machine set up with one local user account. I then want to add another user account but I want the new user account to go right to the desktop the very first time it logs ...
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User and virtual environment in ubuntu linux

Hi I'm new to linux and currently I'm using ubuntu as my linux distribution. Right now I'm confused about user in ubuntu and search online about it. I found article about it in digital ocean that says ...
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I want to revert deleted Authentified Users in some hard drive partition in Windows

As we can see I deleted the entry of 'Authenticated Users' and 'Users' from the security tab in C: local properties. I can still use every installed program on the PC, but unable to access C:, the ...
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Can’t access my files

I cannot access my main user in Windows , so I can’t access my files or applications . I’ve linked a video describing the problem . https://photos.app.goo.gl/St9Df3LuKWUmQFc57 Well, basically it is ...
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MS Teams logout issue

I am trying to figure out an issue with MS Teams, and not having much luck, so I'm wondering if anyone else has encountered this before. We have a shared PC in a conference room that people will use ...
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How can I change the name of a windows user on my computer without creating a new local user? [duplicate]

I've been trying to find a way to change the name of a windows user on my windows 10 computer. I want to do this because it cut off the last letter of my name. Just say my name is "George", ...
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Cipher + Public key - S/MIME implementation on MS Outlook

I'm trying to understand the S/MIME implementation, and maybe I'm wrong. I'm so stuck that I will try to explain ... Sign a mail works as I thought it would work. But, I supposed that when you send a ...
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privilege administrator for one app in windows 10

I have a user with standard access on the domain network This user is using software that requires admin privilege to the system What should I do if the user only runs this program with administrator ...
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Can you limit RAM, CPU usage on a shared computer per user?

We have a computer that we share. As an example, user A logs in starts a process and it uses 80% of the RAM and 70% of the CPU. When user B logs in they can only use 20% of the RAM and 30% of the CPU. ...
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Risk of Windows 10 with no password [closed]

What are the risks of not setting up a password for the admin user (the only user) in Windows 10? Besides physical attacks, are there any network vulnerabilities? Or maybe encrypted data is more ...
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Windows 7 login screen doesnt show user and password field

All it shows is a black background with ease of access, wondows logo and shut down button on the bottom with the mouse cursor controllable, same thing on safe mode. It started when I downloaded a ...
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Run Windows 10 explorer as another user

When I am running a command prompt as another user and launch explorer.exe, it briefly shows as the other user, terminates, and runs as the current user. Is there a way to run it as another user?
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linux login user not having the expected selinux context

I have a centos 7 based server. The login user is always showing up as system_u user in "id -Z". But according to semanage login -l, it should be unconfined_u. What could be the problem ? # semanage ...
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Determine disk usage by user across linux directories

I am a non admin user of a linux server, where multiple users/employees store data. When we run out of disk space (i.e. when we notice data transfer failure etc..), someone of us runs a df command to ...
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Get the default user name from a script run with sudo

I need to get this user name for my scripts that need to execute some commands without sudo with sudo -u username foo. But I need this username from the scripts executed with sudo. How can I achieve ...
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Will Windows 10 work in my computer?

Will Windows 10 work in my computer? Now using Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1, Processor is Intel Core i7-2600CPU@3.40GHz,RAM is 12GB, hard disk space-20GB for 64 bit OS, Graphics card is AMD ...
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How to reset or clear user profile in Windows 10 from command line?

I'll have to use shared user profile which is on Domain. I would like to clear/reset the profile to default settings so it will be like a new profile when user logs in. How can I do this from command ...
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Find out user who mounted a device in linux

Is it possible to find out in linux which user mounted a certain device? After trying google I didn't find much information about this. I need to keep track about who mounted the ISO file which is ...
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How to install application on Windows 10 exclusively for users with a normal account?

I have installation for app(.exe) file and when i run it, it displays Yellow User Account Control dialog. But i don't know and I can't find way to run this installation file and install the ...
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What is the best way to pass an Excel range to a user defined function?

I pass a big range from an Excel spreadsheet to the parameter ExcelRange of a user-defined function (UDF) written in VBA. I can declare the parameter ExcelRange As Range and then convert it to ...
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Disable root login on Linux?

I setup a Linux server. I would like to maximize security on the server to reduce any security risks. I would like to disable login for the root account, and just add the regular user to the sudo/...
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Save complex object during flask session

I need advice. My flask application has no database. I have a custom authorization system. I connect to the API service and during the user session, I make requests to it. Tell me where to save the ...
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How to change alt + ctrl + delete menu for a specific user Windows 10

I have found a way to change the alt + ctrl + delete menu for all users in Windows 10. Is there a way to change it for a specific user?
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Linux Commands for Task

I am working on a File server on cent OS but stuck with a simple process, some how I am getting no result maybe I am new Linux that's why can't figure it out. Please Need Help: Here is what I want to ...
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System Permissions macOS 10.15 Catalina

As Apple locked user access further with 10.15 Catalina, after 20 years using Apple systems I held off on updating as my work requires access beyond what Privacy settings allows in System Preferences. ...
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What is the anonymous user in vsftp?

I'm working on a new FTP server with Very Simple FTP (vsftp) and wondering how exactly the anonymous user works in vsftp. The Archwiki doesn't seem to give a good explanation of what it is, only that ...
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How do you prevent a NET USER /domain vulnerability?

I discovered a vulnerability in my network; (bear with me as I'm only about 2 weeks into the job and still in training). Any end point user (regardless of permissions) can issue a NET USER /domain ...
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getent passwd | grep my_user not showing result but getent passwd my_user will return output

my_user is an entry in /etc/passwd file. I wrote a test script which called getpwent() to see if my_user can be printed, but it's not showing as well. I'm using aix system.
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Is it possible for nohup command still running even when the user logged out?

as far i know nohup command still running when the user close the terminal, but not when the user logged out. Is it even possible? is all process will terminated when the user logged out?
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Set niceness value in a systemd user service

I'd like to start xcape with a nice value of -20 as non-root. However setting a nice value of -20 requires root permissions. So I was wondering whether this is somehow possible. I also tried to create ...
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Revoking anonymous access to Artifactory

I've inherited an Artifactory server, and there is sensitive information stored in some of the repositories that shouldn't be accessible to a non-authenticated user. According to this link in the ...
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How Can I Determine When a USER last restarted a windows pc

I would like to know when a USER last INTENTIONALLY restarted a windows machine. There are other posts relative to this but the source of the restart is not clear to me. Thank you.
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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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Share Application Program for All Users on Windows 10

Just setup a Windows 10 Laptop, I have one base account which is administrator and 2 user accounts to be used by two other users. I installed an application ( Scratch Desktop ) from base user account ...
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Point to new user drive - Windows 10 [closed]

Google isn't being friendly today. Simply put, I'm trying to clone my user drive (separate from my system drive) to a larger one and just point to the new drive for windows to use and access. ...
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In Odoo 11, user with inventory management access have also accouting access

When I create a new user in Odoo 11 and I put "manager" in inventory section, the section "Accounting" gets automatically "Billing". The user works only in inventory, he doesn't need to see the ...
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Is there any way to initialize a new user profile without logging in from the administrator account?

Let's say I'm logged in to this Windows machine with administrator privileges. Once adding a new user, the initial login with the account takes some time. After taking the time, I can quickly login ...
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Cannot run batch in Task Scheduler when security optons set to “Run whether user logged on or not”

@echo off rem Note: This file is an alternative launcher for DocFetcher. How to use it: rem 1) Modify this file as needed. rem 2) Move this file one level up into the DocFetcher folder. rem 3) ...
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Duplicating a chrome user (incl. bookmarks, passwords etc)

I sometimes need to open the same sites on different sessions for testing purposes. Until now I did it with an incognito window, but I'd prefer if it was through a different chrome user, which is more ...
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Default groups associated to a new local user (Windows 10.0.17763)

I'm working on a standalone Windows 10.0.17763 (no AD) C:\Windows\system32>systeminfo | findstr /B /C:"OS Name" /C:"OS Version" OS Name: Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise N OS ...
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MacOS High Sierra user has no name: Can't access setting changes with authentication including name

Tried to change the User name on the account as directed by youtube video - entered a new name and clicked apply but the changes were never made and now if I click on the lock I need a username to ...
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VSCode Freezes Kali

I am running Kali Linux on a Chromebook from a Live USB flash drive with persistence. (I installed it according to the instructions on their site—nothing fancy, no shenanigans.) I recently installed ...

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