Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Why can't Ubuntu mobile os support multiple users just like the desktop edition, capability of creating multiple user accounts. What is it that Ubuntu desktop OS support multiple accounts and not in Ubuntu mobile OS? I know the one is meant for a mobile devices and the other desktop pc? So in general whats the difference between two? Thanks very much.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

I'm pretty sure that the reason multiple users is not available in Ubuntu Touch is that it is an operating system mainly for phones and tablets and those are usually just used by one person. Ubuntu Desktop does support multiple accounts because sometimes families just own computer and all the people in the family use just that one with separate accounts But I see your point. It would be good to have multiple users, especially on tablets.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.