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Old 05-11-2007, 10:01 AM   #1
raazman
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How to log off a user from command line


I want to know how I can log off a person from the command line. For instance, I am under the user "mike1" and another user is logged in called "john2". What would be the command from terminal to log off "john2" from "mike1"? In this case, I would be root and can have root privaliges if needed.
 
Old 05-11-2007, 10:09 AM   #2
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If you are root, you can do su - username and become that user, then log them off from there.
 
Old 05-11-2007, 02:19 PM   #3
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so i can do:

# su - john2
#logout

Will this method bring me to their desktop or just give access through the terminal? Meaning, will it do a normal user switch or will it just use the user account like su (code)?
 
Old 05-11-2007, 08:43 PM   #4
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See:
http://www.desktoplinux.com/articles/AT2289829573.html
 
  


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