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Old 06-04-2005, 03:39 AM   #1
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multiple simultaneous logins


Command line navigation?
If user "A" logs in, how can a 2nd, 3rd and 4th user login to the same machine. I mean, once "A" is logged in, how can I get a clean new user login screen back up.

Then, once multiple users are logged in, how can I move between users without logging in and out each time?

Gnome:
Is it possible to do this in Gnome too? How do I move between users in Gnome without logging in and out each time?

Thanks
 
Old 06-04-2005, 10:08 AM   #2
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Do you know about the virtual consoles?
Pressing ALT + F1 -> F6 gives you 6 users logged-in at the same time, without interfeering. Useful, ha?

You can do that in Gnome, too. Search for 'New login' or 'new session' or smth like that. I don't use Gnome, so I can't help you. Keep looking!
 
Old 06-04-2005, 11:50 AM   #3
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You can also use the su command to switch between user accounts from within a terminal.
 
Old 06-05-2005, 02:59 AM   #4
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Or if you use the X window system, you could just open multiple consoles / virtual terminals and just
Code:
su
yourself to somebody else.

You can't do that in Window$, do you?!
 
Old 06-05-2005, 07:53 AM   #5
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Thumbs up RE: Your Signature

Quote:
Originally posted by btmiller
You can also use the su command to switch between user accounts from within a terminal.
I like your signature. Windows doesn't give much to go on with an error either. Just a bunch of stuff no one knows what they mean. :-)
 
Old 06-05-2005, 08:51 AM   #6
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You can also use the application "screen", which gives you multiple login terminals
 
Old 06-05-2005, 09:40 AM   #7
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Quote:
Originally posted by hlpboplz
Windows doesn't give much to go on with an error either. Just a bunch of stuff no one knows what they mean. :-)
Dafinately agree with that! (When will M$ see the light and integrate [and I mean integrate] POSIX in their shitty 'proprietary os'?!)
 
  


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