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Why do I change users when I login as root from terminal (fedora)? And why don't my changes to .bashrc & .bash_profile show up when I do?

Okay, so when I log in as root in my terminal using sudo, sudo -i, or su I get: [dash@localhost IN => ~]$ su Password [root@localhost IN => /home/dash]$ (notice the $ instead of #, this could be ...
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how to find out what are the other users connected to this server?

I want to change the installation of a program, but it says that there are other users connected to this server, how can I find out who they are? One way, as described by root in the comments below, ...
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Single instance of a program, with access to multiple users

I want to make my software to run on a certain computer, and if the current user logs out and another logs in, it shouldn't close and the new user would continue the work where the last one left off. ...
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How to unlink a secondary non-system drive's “Users” folder shortcut? [duplicate]

I have a Windows 10 system SSD (C:) and a non-system HD (D:) in two partitions of the disk (total of 3). D used to be the old system drive before installing Windows 10 on the SSD, which may explain ...
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How do you delete user data on Windows 10?

I've managed to delete the accounts but there's still data left over. When I try to delete it I get the message "You require permission from S - 1 - 5 - 21 - 2782702860 - 1072350787 - 1006 to make ...
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Is it possible to have a different language set for each user account in macOS?

I have an iMac and want to share with a Chinese person. I know we can set up different users, but can each user have their own language file saved so that when one user logs in, the system is set for ...
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How could I set a description for all users at the same OU?

I'm trying to use the output from write-output command and use Set-ADUser to change Descripton field from all Users on a specific OU. First I did: Import-Module ActiveDirectory $Users = Get-ADUser -...
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Applications can't access files although I have permissions

I using Windows 7 After the PC didn't start a few times, it suddenly did, but when it happened, some applications that access the file system didn't work. Dropbox popped up a message saying there's a ...
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Moving \Users directory back to the C: drive

I moved my \Users\user directory to a larger D: drive when I set my SSD to be the boot/C: drive, using a symbolic link. Now I want to move it back to the C: drive, and a larger, better SSD. I think ...
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Linux manage permissions of a folder

I have folder to which multiple users write and edit files, the problem is that the files are used by a app and to start that app it needs permissions (read+write), but the edited files belong to the ...
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What is the 'new' login.defs file in Ubuntu 16.04?

I am currently going through TestOut for my Linux+ certification, and I got to the section on users and groups. The instructor demonstrated that the login.defs file has been used to change default ...
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Why are there tons of users listed in Windows 10?

I'm having some file permission issues trying to install Drupal on Xampp, when I click on users, I see 5 of them in permissions, but there is only one user account, admin, me. Why so many users, can ...
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Linux useradd and password from commandline?

Based on the documentation here: https://linux.die.net/man/8/adduser I am trying to create a new user with a default home dir in Ubuntu 17.10 and specify the password: useradd john -m -p mypassword ...
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vertical colored lines on mid 2014 15" macbook pro

I have a mid 2014 15 " macbook pro that just started to get colored vertical lines from top to bottom on the left side of my screen. Within the past week they have multiplied so fast that it is now ...
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How to recover deleted user account

I accidentally deleted my main user account “blaze” and I used it with everything. All my files were on it. I did this command (or something similar) while I was logged in as admin: net user blaze /...
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Dubious user on MBP 10.12.5

I execute "dscl . list /Users | grep -v '_'" and lists root permission users, like: daemon, Guest, hiddenuser, nobody, "me", root. I don't know who is hiddenuser and how to remove it. could somebody ...
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How to run systemctl service as user

I'm trying to get mpd running as a server. When I ncpmpc, I see no songs. This is probably because mpd does not have access to my music folder. Here is my folder: drwxrwxrwx 4 pi pi ...
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Powershell Get Active logged in user in local machine

I am trying to get currently logged in users who has active session. In the task manager, the list is crystal clear that there are two user sessions and one is active. I want to query the same via ...
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Remove “If you're having trouble entering your password…” message on macOS

When I turn on my MacBook Pro, I'm greeted with the familiar user list. However, there's a message at the bottom of my screen, apart from the users: "If you're having a problem entering your ...
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Active Directory GPO excluding users

I want to set a rule for all users in a domain. The rule turns on the screensaver after 15 minutes and then the user must use a password to login again. Everything works, but I need to exclude one ...
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Entire Users folder is shared

I've recently created a new administrator account and converted my original admin account into a standard user account for "best practice security" I noticed that as a standard user I'm able to access ...
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What's the safest way to reset permission to default?

I have mixed permissions on winodws 10 from trying to backup windows.old file and windows-bt. I added "Everyone" to the user names and groups list but there's a red icon on the administrator account ...
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How to set up a surrogate user on Linux

I have a 'work' user and a 'leisure' user. How to I set it up so that one of those users has unfettered access to the other's home folder, so I don't need to constantly switch between the two or ...
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Software closing itself as soon as it opens. Only with a regular user

I've seen that there have been many people who have reported an issue like the one i'm having right now but i'll explain you in detail what is happening. My problem occurs at work with an specific ...
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Create new users in Windows 7 with no groups

In Windows 7 if I create a new user from "Computer Management" -> "Local Users and Groups", this new user will belong to the "Users" group. Is there a way to have new users created by default without "...
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Run script when password is changed

Is there any way to run a custom command when passwd is executed? I'm creating a server GUI, and I want to tie the app users with the system users, And, I don't want to use just plain PAM Auth. So I ...
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script to automatically insert users from active directory to pc

I would like to know if is it possible to create a script(power shell or vbs) that automatically insert users of a domain server folder under active directory (windows 2003). I want to launch it on a ...
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VNC kicks out new user on Fedora 23 (113 Error)

I used the Fedora documentation located here to set up a VNC server on a Fedora 23 and it works in single user mode. Now I am trying to set it up for multiple users. Right now the :1 display is being ...
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Giving Non-admins Access to Modify Network Adapter settings in Windows 10 Home

I am trying to grant a user the ability to modify their network settings on the home version of Windows 10, without granting them Administrator access. I am trying to do this without embedding the ...
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Excel 2013 Power Query

Does anyone know how to extract all Active Directory Users and show which ones are Users and which ones are just Contacts. I've extracted both Users and Contacts but they seem to show the same in ...
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useradd user with group with same uid and gid

I want to add a user named "nexus" with uid as 1234567 (example number) and gid 1234567. I'm running the following command: sudo useradd -r -U -u 1234567 -g 1234567 -m -c "nexus role account" -d /...
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How do I add a user group in the latest edition of Windows 10 Home? [duplicate]

The newest version of Windows 10 Home (version 1511) brings with it a whole slew of new stuff. It also brings with it its own handful of problems. One of these is the apparent inability to create ...
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Setting home dir permissions so apache can read it, but other users don't

I have multiple users with apache installed on ubuntu 14.04 server. How should I set user's groups or/and their home dir permissions so users could not read each others home dirs, but on the other ...
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Windows 7 cached domain/user information

In reference to the question I asked earlier. How am I logged on as a user, when the user doesn't exist in "user accounts" Where does windows keep its cached domain\user information. I ...
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How to track activity of users/groups?

The only user in my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04) is myself, but /etc/passwd contains 42 users and /etc/group contain 70 groups!!! How could I find if such large number of users and groups are needed at all ...
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What is the “messagebus” user group?

I recently find a new group in my Mac 's "User & Groups" pref pane. Anyone know what happened of my Mac? Is it safe? MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch,Early 2015), OS X Yosemite (10.10.5)
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Logging what website and port users on a network visited [closed]

Is there a way or a software to track what are the websites and port number a user has visited on a network and which can be seen through a web GUI and the data preferably stored in a database? I have ...
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Users logged on [closed]

Need help with this I am able to run this script with no issue even excel pops up however no computer or data come in please help. I am just trying to get a list of user logged in from a specific ...
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View all login history on MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.6.8?

What command can I use in terminal to see login history? I think it's possible someone created a hidden account or booted the machine in safe mode.
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Moving User folders from C drive to a new E drive then reinstall Windows 7 on the C drive

I know similar questions have been asked before, but I can't find one that addresses the Win7 reinstall. Also, I am not too tech savvy. There are five users (Me, wife and 3 sons) The PC is about 4yrs ...
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same user at the same time on windows 7

I want to known if its possible for the same user to be logon at the same time on windows 7 machine, like Linux. I tried to use some RDP but they just can logon different users. Does anybody know ...
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Windows 8.1, Cannot relocate Users directory without windows failing to login properly

I'm trying to relocate my C:\Users\Me folder on my SSD to F:\Users\Me which resides on my HDD. So far I've tried two approaches. Registry Modifying the following registry keys in "...
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How works assigning rights to group in windows

User group in windows groups users so it is then easier to grant permissions to all users of a group at once. This works like: we have a group "A_GROUP1" which contains users "USR1,USR2,USR3" then we ...
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How to hide subdirectories within chrooted directory from users who don't have access

Apologies if this problem has been answered before / elsewhere. I've had a hunt around but am unable to find anything. If so please point me in the right direction. I'm running a linux ftp server (...
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How to mount USB drive on Ubuntu so that other users can access it?

Yes, this question has been asked before, but as far as I'm concerned it has not been answered satisfactorily. Many answers mention that an extra line in /etc/fstab is required. I don't want to add ...
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How to give two user permission in same directory (linux)

I need to give permission for two users in the same directory, ie I'm running a web application in /var/www and I want to make web server(nginx) writable, also want to give access to a ftp user(/...
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Access to computer to same profile in different ways

I have windows 8.1 and I have single user in my computer. This user have password for logon. With this user used for remote desktop also so the password is important. But when I want to access to the ...
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Can't login to new user

I have Windows 8.1 and I have created a new user by Computer Management. I have created a regular user with some password. But when I tries to login with my new user first time, I got error message ...
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“Active Directory Users and Computers” isn't installed after installing Domain Controller

I installed a domain controller and attached it to my domain. It's all worked fine, but "Users and Computers" and "Sites and Services" etc. aren't installed... (all the management tools) EXTRA INFO: ...
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Computer “Server”

so at home we had the idea of instead of buying 3 different pc's we would somehow create a "server" for the computers where a cable would come to our screens and keyboard and mouses, so the actual pc ...