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How to ensure user separation on an old school shell server

I want to run an old school shell server for a couple of people, ie. one where users get ssh access so they can run software (their own or provided). My concern is appropriate separation between users....
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Linux Ubuntu Bandwidth Shaping

Setup = VPN for multiple clients I would like to use the following Network Emulator (Netem) from the Linux Foundation to shape a network connection: http://www.linuxfoundation.org/collaborate/...
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Run multiple Teamviewer instances at the same time

I'm using Teamviewer 11 in order to remotely connect to Ubuntu Server 14.04. I want that each Ubuntu's user will be able to simultaneously remotely connect to this server with Teamviewer. Currently, ...
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Multi user login to same session

I need to have a machine that anyone can log into but everyone has the same desktop, open windows, session etc. Essentially individual login that could somehow map to a common user. We want to pair ...
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Do “multiple users one machine” work well on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to set up my Ubuntu desktop with multiple users (all except one users are locked and that one is currently working): one for me, one for brother and one guest account. But I've discovered ...
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2 users logged-in, it makes 2 graphic virtual terminals, only first one has TouchPad

please, I can't get googled it up. On my laptop dell 17r 5737 I have installed trusty with all upgrades and dist-upgrades. We have two user accounts. When we are both logged in, only the first one has ...
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Creating a 'public' group for accessing programs throughout the OS

You see, I have xampp, Android SDK installed in /opt/ directory as root. Now, the problem is, this machine is being used by 2 people (my sister and me) and even she uses them both. The problem arises ...
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Wrong dual monitor settings upon second user login

This is a problem that is present since several years. Scanning the net for solutions you find a many threads, but mostly with not feasible solutions. I think it is a main issue, that is not ...
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USB Drives Inaccessible to Multiple Users

My Ubuntu install is mounting USBs just fine, but the only user who can access it is the one who plugged it in to the PC--which is rather problematic since this is a family computer which is in a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Mouse Pointer/cursor disappears when changing user

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed (using unity) and everything seems to work fine until I try to use a second user. Once I click to log into another user it takes me back to the login screen and once it ...
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Need to install a Multi-Desktop Environment on a virtual machine

I need to install a virtual machine with seperated desktops for each user and each one with it's own customizing enabled. There should also be a separate desktop for guests with a fixed envirionment ...
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How can multiple people concurrently use a single machine with a keyboard and monitor each?

Is there a multi-user system in which several users can log in simultaneously? It should support several end-users with only one keyboard, mouse and monitor each. These users should be able to run ...
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How to set up an old laptop as a wireless terminal to the desktop

I have searched countless phrases to find an answer and can't quite figure this one out. It is to my understanding that (as it was many moons ago at universities and the like) you can still use one ...
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How to set up Ubuntu for multiple users at the same time?

I'm still kinda new to linux and my understanding was I could let multiple people (at the most me + two more) use my pc at the same time. If this is indeed the case, how do I?
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Is chroot the right choice for my use case?

Backstory: I am working on setting up a MineCraft server and want to allow admins to have ssh access to the MineCraft server console and appropriate mc server files, but not the whole system. The ...
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How do I hide my custom Unity panel indicators from another user account on the same machine?

I created a second user account on my machine, making it a "standard" user account. When I log into that account, most of the panel indicators I've added in my own administrator user account show up ...