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Change terminal or terminator profile via keybinding or echo command

How can I change profile for terminator or terminal without touching the mouse? in terminal alt-t will allow me to get to menu to change profile echo -en "\033]0;$*\a" will allow me to set title ...
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How to clone a user profile on the same computer?

Does anyone have a sure-fire way to make a new profile identical to another profile on the same computer? I have to put that in bold because it seems every time I search online the only thing that ...
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user folder disappear, Can't login as root and only guest user works

the problem is that my user folder is missing my home/ directory is empty , i can't log in as the admin account, stuck in lightdm loop but only the guest user works but with no access to root .... ...
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Delete user changes after the end of a session

In my university's labs (running ubuntu 14.04) I have noticed that some people like to make quite a lot of changes - visual and config. I personally think that everyone should be able to work with a ...
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User account not working

I created a user account "Family". I can see it on the login screen and in the user control setup once in Ubuntu. I have tried settings: no password, password, disabling, and enabling the account. ...
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Change User Profile Photo in UBUNTU 14.04

Today, I installed the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. And I open the cheese webcam booth, the webcam works fine. I want to change the user photo in profile, webcam not works. I also try "browse for more ...
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.profile recovery

I desperately need help. I added a line at the end of my .profile and now I can't login. I have tried to solve it through a Live CD, following these instructions. However, I get this message opening ...
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Can't see the Username and hostname in terminal

While I'm Opening a New Terminal i Used to get like this before sysadmin@system99:~$ But now i get like this below -bash-4.2$ Seems .bashrc issue, so what i copied bashrc from cp /etc/skel/* ...
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Added new user does not have destop

Ubuntu server 13.10 I installed the ubuntu desktop (lame I know) and had to add a second user. When I log in as that user the screen is blank. No desktop and worst of all no terminal prompt. When I ...
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Changing the user picture in Ubuntu menu

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I want to change the user picture in the 'fast user switching menu'. I've followed this thread and managed to change the picture on the log-on screen by changing ~/.face. ...
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ASUS fn-kys for sound volume (laptop-hotkeys) don't work

The hotkeys for sound volume of ASUS N76VM with Ubuntu 12.04 don't work on the (my) admin account, but dó work on other users accounts for the rest of the family.
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How can I setup a different user with unique sound server options

I'd like to setup a separate user account that only loads ALSA sound server so I can run JackAudio over the top without worrying about how it interacts with PulseAudio/Phonon. I have multiple sound ...
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Does PGAdmin need to be configured for EVERY desktop user?

I have a local machine (Ubuntu 12.04 desktop) with PGAdmin3. When I log in as a standard user on Ubuntu and run PGAdmin, I don't see any server connection. So do I have to recreate a server ...
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Clone Unity Dock for All Users?

I've spent 3 days trying to figure out how to clone the Unity dock from my firstuser profile in Ubuntu 12.04 to all of the other profiles I'm hoping to create. I've read where the /etc/skel folder ...
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Kill processes from another user

I have set up Ubuntu server as a VM, and think I've installed vnc on it; However, I have been trying for a while. When I couldn't connect using the vnc from any other machine, on both the same lan ...
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Terminal/Putty showing control characters (^M) after updating

I updated my system yesterday afternoon using the recommended updates from Update Manager. After it completed, I shutdown my system and went home for the day. I come in this morning and I am getting ...
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Adding custom path by updating ~/.profile with not working

I have altered my ~/.profile file by adding the following: PATH="/user/share/android-sdk-linux/tools:$PATH" I then log off and log in again, but the path is not added to the $PATH environment ...
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create roaming profile in windows 2008 server for ubuntu 12.04 client

i ve a windows 2008 Domain Controller, and i have created roaming profile that is working >>fine in windows environment.. now i have joined Ubuntu 12.04 as a client to use ...
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can i use the same ubuntu user on two computers?

Hello! I am using two computers, one at home and one for school. Is it possible to have the same user on two machines(two machines sharing the same user)? Two Ubuntu computers sharing all files? ...
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Setup new profile, deleted my profile, and now new user has no admin rights [duplicate]

So I bought a used laptop and set up the latest version of Ubuntu on it. I initially set it up with a user profile and password for myself, but decided to give the computer away to a friend who needed ...
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Unable to log in and unable to reset the password [duplicate]

I was reading some blog and I found that I can manually start GUI by issuing this command sudo startx, so I did that. I did it in the terminal with the GUI already running. Now I'm unable to login to ...
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Is there a GUI for visudo?

How can I use a GUI to edit my sudoers file? I want to add the nopasswd option without having to learn any vi shortcuts.
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Moving Thunderbird from Windows Seven to Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to move my Thunderbird profile from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04. The simplest explanation of how to do this that I have found so far is at ...
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access to guest for internal drive partitions

In ubuntu guest user can access internal drive partitions only after entering the password of admin but after that guest have access to all drives. Is their is any way to set system in such a way ...
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Share a Folder between two Local Users

I and my Brother have User Accounts on This machine, i want to share the Documents Director with him. is there a STRAIGHT_FORWARD way to do it. I am not a Power User so please no scripts please, any ...
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Upgrade to 13.04, user picture shows up on lightdm. Can I change it?

So, I recently upgraded my Xubuntu to 13.04, and afterwards I noticed that there is now a picture of me on the lightdm login screen. I have no idea where this picture came from, I don't remember it ...
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FIXED Accidentally deleted all users and forgotten root password. How can I use my computer again? [duplicate]

The problem is now fixed by completely resetting the computer and reinstalling Windows. Here is the old question though: I wanted to delete just one user, but the window didn't react to my mouse so I ...
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User authenication for Ubuntu Virtual machine using Ubuntu Server

I have Ubuntu server 12.04 install and I have created 3 Virutal machine on it with Ubuntu install. What I aim to do is to have users access to the VM remotely, but I want to store all the login ...
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Setting permissions for home server directories

I am fairly new at all this. I have set up a home server using an old laptop and Ubuntu 12.04 to stream media to my LG TV through their DLNA system called MediaLink. This is being done through Plex ...
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How to move application specific folder out of home folder?

In my /home/myuserI have many folder like .thunderbird, .mozilla, .skype, etc. And meaningful for human folders like Downloads, Documents, become lost among folder with configs, cache, etc. How to ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 - Create a non-Root user with own Userdir

I've created a new non-root user, dev, that so far does not belong to any groups, and I've been following this guide to help me setup Apache for hosting sites under this user's public_html directory ...
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per user lxc containers

I am sure I saw how to do this on a webpage around the intergoogle somewhere. But Is it possible to have your system setup so when you create a user on your machine they log into their own LXC ...
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Don't know Ubuntu username and password

I installed my Ubuntu today and I logged out but now it asks for username and password which I never set up. Please help!
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Delete user files on logout

I have to setup Linux Ubuntu PC, on which when user logout himself, all files on his account have to be deleted, so when next time he logs in, he will have environment like he is never been logged ...
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Changed profiles; lost Ubuntu; how do I get it back? [closed]

Installed Ubuntu-secure-remix 12.10 in a dual boot with Windows 8 on an HP laptop. A first-time Linux user, I was exploring settings when I changed profiles (not sure what I changed it to). Now the ...
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user access on all computers in the Network with his settings loaded via server

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed on three computers. I also have a ubuntu server. What I want is, User should be able to log in to any of the three systems in the server when the user logs in. His ...
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What can cause my .profile file to not be loaded when a new terminal shell is initialized?

There are no errors in xsession and I don't have a .bash_login or .bash_profile file, so I'm 100% certain neither of those is loaded and thus cancels .profile loading. When I rename the .profile to ...
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How to add Firefox profiles to quick list for Firefox Launcher?

I have three separate Firefox profiles, and while I have no problem running them at the same time (via ProfileSwitcher add-on), the default behavior of the Unity Launcher's Firefox icon is to launch ...
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How to ensure that all new users have the same profile settings as the current user?

How to ensure that all new users have the same profile settings as the current user? I am using Ubuntu 12.04.
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How to install KDE for different user on ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome 2D. I want to install different desktop environments for different users, there are only 3 different users, 2 of them are in soders list with NOPASSWD I want one user ...
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How do I set profile picture on Lubuntu?

I'm using Lubuntu on my netbook and I want to change the LightDM greeter so i set the lightdm-webkit-greeter, but my user doesn't have a profile picture. How I can set my profile picture?. I have ...
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Share User folder along different versions of Ubuntu running Gnome classic desktop

Whenever I did installed several versions of Ubuntu in order to test and choose, I would like to know how can I share the same /home Folder or the same /home/user Folder. All these installations have ...
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i accidentally disabled my ubuntu profile

I was trying to upgrade my 2nd computer's hard drive, and in the process, I un-admin'd and disabled my account. I'm using the guest account right now. I've tried everything that ask ubuntu has to ...
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Adding a Directory to a Path in .profile

I am new to Ubuntu (coming from Windows 7) and I am trying to add a directory to my system path and for some reason I can't get it to work. I am using Ubuntu version 12.04 LTS I tried following this ...
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Logging into a profile take more than 45 seconds in Ubuntu 12.04

My Ubuntu 12.04 installation has /home on a separate partition. After I installed Ubuntu 12.04, the logging in time to my profile has increased tremendously - a min of 45 secs to get the desktop. I ...
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Setting up roaming profiles

I am trying to set up roaming profiles on Ubuntu Server. My goal is to be able to log on to the server from any computer in my house running Ubuntu, and have the profile for the user I logged in as ...
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How to configure KDE default settings for a new user of a group?

I'm a sys admin on Kubuntu 11.10 machine. Where do I configure the basic config for a new user (say belonging to group "users")? Edit 1: I want to configure langauages - currently my new users get ...
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Can't Clone a User Profile?

I have a user profile all setup with all settings the way I want them. I want to copy the entire configured profile to a new user account. This is what I'm doing (user is already added to system): ...
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Where is the default bash profile file kept?

Under Ubuntu 11.10, where is the default bash profile file for new users kept? I want to edit the default file so that new users get a preconfigured .bash_profile file.
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Ubuntu One Is there a portable version?

I would like to be able to use ubuntuone on a usb drive while on the go. There would need to be a way to have a 'portable profile' that only synced certain things.