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Changing the homefolder/domain

I downloaded a VMWare image from a website, and after changing the username, account and password, when I open up the terminal I still get that I'm executing it in: osboxes@myUsername:~$ Would I ...
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Edubuntu Missing profile manager

After installing Edubuntu 14.04 I'm missing the application Edubuntu Profile manager. Now I can't set a speciefied menu to a user profile. Please help me. Regards, Dirk
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how do I make my profile's folders and files private from other profiles on the same PC running Ubuntu 14.10? [duplicate]

I was looking for a file in the file manager when I noticed that I can access and view any folders and files in the other profiles from a standard account. So I'm wanting to know if I can make each ...
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Need help installing LibreOffice 4.4 on Ubuntu 15.04

From a new Ubuntu 15.04 install: When launching any application of the LibreOffice suite the LibreOffice splash screen starts with the following error box: LibreOffice 4.4 - Fatal Error The ...
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Profile picture, whats the point, whats it used for?

So I noticed I set a profile picture in Ubuntu. There seems to be no point of it other than an extremely small icon about 4px by 4px when clicking at the top right. Its not like it shows up at the ...
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transfer important files from an old firefox profile into a new one

I try to write a script that copies all important files into a new fresh profile. I used the information on this mozilla support page #!/bin/bash echo While copying your personal data from an old ...
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How to launch chromium with specific user

The chromium browser allows to have multiple users with individual bookmarks, extension etc. within chromium. Is it possible to launch chromium with parameters which specify which user to be loaded. ...
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adding and deleting users problem

I have a problem with users this problem is that I can't add or delete them. When I try to add or delete them I have those logs: I searched it on the internet and I found that these problems are ...
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root profile error

I had a problem with my root account on Ubuntu 14.04. when I login by using root account, I received this error: Error found when loading /root/.profile: stdin: is not a tty As a result the session ...
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Renaming user name

I made a mistake in the username at the time of installation. So I changed the name of the user after logging in by creating a guest account with SUDO rights. But when I checked the list of users ...
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Unclickable links in GTK3 apps

I can't open link in any gtk3 app by left clicking (for example web link in Ubuntu software center or local link in Gnome disks). I am able to do it via right click, then click in submenu "open link". ...
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How to mount WebDAV as user into userprofile?

I know how to mount a WebDAV share into a static path (e.g. /mnt/webdav) as user using /etc/fstab. But how can I mount a dynamic users WebDAV share into the users profile (e.g. ...
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Launcher for a specific Chromium profile in Xubuntu?

What is the command to add into a Xfce launcher that would start a specific Chromium profile?
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Facebook cover photo as Gnome lockscreen, profile picture as user account photo?

Is there any way (app/setting) that will allow me to synchronize my Ubuntu Gnome lockscreen & user photo to that of a Facebook cover photo & profile picture, respectively? Windows 8 and ...
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How do I gain access of my files again?

Hello,I know I shouldn't have, but I've interrupted the upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.10 and now I can't go past the login screen... When I try to launch Ubuntu in recovery mode, it displays an ...
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Ubuntu not booting up after user name change

I have ubuntu installed (dual boot with windows 7) on my system. It was working fine. Then I just wanted to change the username. So I googled and ran the commands given there. The list of command that ...
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Changing Administrator [duplicate]

Due to a mishap with my main profile I am wondering if anyone could assist me in making my secondary profile the administrator. Something went wrong with my primary profile and I can no longer see ...
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Change terminal or terminator profile via keybinding or echo command [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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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 ...