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Ubuntu login history?

Multiple users have logged into my 14.04 desktop system. When I want to logout or lock my screen, the drop down menu shows a long list of many of the users who have logged in. I would really like to ...
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How do I disable user account switching in Gnome 3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to permanently disable user switching in Gnome 3? Is there any way to disable the "switch user account" menu on the top bar? I'm using Gnome 3 on Precise Pangolin. ...
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How to permanently disable user switching in Gnome 3?

I have six boys, and they tend to ask another parent when wanting to use one of the computers, but don't bother asking the logged in user if they're finished. All four machines are running Ubuntu ...
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Is it possible to run the GNOME user manager from XFCE4?

If I run 'gnome-control-center' and click on the 'User Accounts' icon, the gnome-control-center crashes. I built it from source to see what's going on, and it turns out it's doing a if ...
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How do I list all users logged into Gnome 3?

I use Gnome 3 and I have 2 desktops on it (2 users). Both of them are logged simultaneously and I navigate between desktops via Switch User option. Sometimes, my other desktop won't load and I kill ...
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How do I edit a file / launch an app without having to worry about “permission denied” messages?

When I need to edit a file (e.g. the httpd.conf file or the php.ini file) I start a terminal and open it with: sudo vim /etc/apache2/httpd.conf Most of the times, in order to be able to edit the ...
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How do I install “user-theme” extension for Gnome 3?

Is there any way (preferably simple) to install the user-theme extension for Gnome 3?
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How do I set up a default GNOME and KDE desktop for every new user I will create?

I'm trying to set up an image of Ubuntu Lucid to install on some PCs at work. For that I'd like to add and remove some programs, settings, menus etc. I've heard about the /etc/skel directory. If I ...