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

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How does a new superuser increase their reputation? [migrated]

As the title states, how does a new superuser increase their reputation to the point where they can start helping others and up-voting good help responses from other superusers?
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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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I changed my user profile path name and now my Firefox extensions are broken

As per the title, I finally decided to fix my user profile path handle, which was not showing correctly and, obviously, something broke. The only thing I noticed so far were Firefox extensions not ...
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How to remove an administrator account from windows 7

All my shortcuts and application was opening with same type of program .in my case all exe files also cant opened by explorer so regedit.exe didnt run as well so only way that solve problem is ...
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How to add existing user to your laptop with cmd?

Say I have a laptop with a user on it called USER1 and I bought a new laptop and I want to bring that user to my new laptop so that on my new laptop the user USER1 can be on it. Is there a cmd command ...
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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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Openvpn Server with user/password Authentication on windows

i run openvpn server in windows and work correctly with certificated Common name Authentication . my problem is i want setup openvpn server on windows with username and password Authentication (...
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Kali linux: can't log in as user

After fixing the problem i had not letting me install Kali i managed to get everything working and set up but the biggest problem of Kali is you can't set up a user so you have to make it manually! I ...
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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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Synology: password change for users with restricted access

I use the cloud drive feature on my Synology NAS. I have a couple of users who have only access to the Synology Drive cloud service (no DSM, no FTP...). I've created the users and gave them unique ...
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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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I can't add user to a group debian 9 [duplicate]

I'm using Debian 9 as OS and want to add a user to sudo and www-data groups. So I use the command usermod -a -G sudo user and usermod -a -G www-data user with root user. When I run groups user I ...
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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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Lock write/modify rights to folders for users but not software

I have run into a problem regarding the user rights for the users versus the rights for the software. This affects Windows XP up to Windows 10. The policies for us is that users should not have the ...
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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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Systemd user service won't run unless 'sudo su' is entered in a terminal

Would you know why the systemd service will only launch my script once I open a terminal and sudo su? I have created the file /etc/systemd/user/hybrid-cert.service [Unit] Description=Process hybrid ...
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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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cant access Jenkins user root access. in ubuntu18.04

I changed /etc/sudoers: # User privilege specification root ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL jenkins ALL= (ALL:ALL) NOPASSWD:ALL It works in root user but the mount command does not work in jenkins user in: ...
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Oracle user - read only to any tables

I'm trying to add a user with read-only permissions to all tables. The problem is that after connecting to the database by SQL Developer, the tables (empty tab) do not appear on this user. Select on ...
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New PowerShell as a user with administrator rights

I want to open a new powershell.exe as a user but with the administrator rights (this user is already added to administrator group). To open new powershell.exe as user, I used this command: runas /...
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Switch user for executing processes with API on Nginx/Ubuntu

I would like to create an API using Nginx (on Ubuntu server) that is able to run processes (execute commands) but www-data is not a user that has access to the data these processes will work on. What ...
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Refurbished computer have unwanted “user” folders, can't delete [duplicate]

I bought a refurbished computer, installed with Windows 10. I have copied the folders/documents into an established user folder (named 'aaaa'). The problem is that there are 2 other user folders ('...
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Item in Startup folder admin rights

If an item is place in the C:\Users\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup folder, will it always be run with admin rights, or the rights of the logged-in user?
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Windows time service configuration update by non-admin user

I want to configure Windows Time Settings as a non-administrator user and without using an elevated command prompt. I gave permission to user to change the system time from User Rights Assignments. ...
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Creepy Unknown Guest User [closed]

I have two guest user accounts on my computer: one that is normal and one that is not supposed to be there. I didn't create it and it has a password that I don't know and I can't get into it or delete ...
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Decommissioning a windows user [closed]

I already have procedures in place to remove a user from our domain when they leave their role. In many cases, it's as simple as removing the user from AD. Should I go further, for example, by ...

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