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I think someone is trying to use my notebook without my permission. I was thinking about an option like last logged date/time to check... Is there something like that in ubuntu? How can I enable it?

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Cant't find it at the moment but there IS a topic on AU that has a list of all these kind of commands. –  Rinzwind Jun 27 '13 at 13:06
    
here is one: askubuntu.com/questions/45711/… (not entirely a dupe though) –  Rinzwind Jun 27 '13 at 13:10

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You can use the command last. Press Ctrl+Alt+T to open a terminal and just run:

last
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There are so many commands to learn, this one is brilliant, thank you –  SimplySimon Jun 27 '13 at 12:55
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if you want to filter the users just type in last username –  M.Meintjes Jun 27 '13 at 12:59
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@MrSeed last $USER for the current user :) last tty7 works too: it will show things related to the desktop. –  Rinzwind Jun 27 '13 at 13:06

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