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Old 11-06-2002, 01:23 PM   #1
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3 users?


ok...when i run UPTIME i see that 3 users are logged in. Other than myself...i dont see how i could have 3 users. Is there something i dont know about? help me out guys
 
Old 11-06-2002, 01:34 PM   #2
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Root will definitely be one of the users. When processes are run at startup, they are usually run as the user root. If you also do ps -aux it'll show all the running processes and who they're being run by.

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Old 11-07-2002, 12:00 AM   #3
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To find out who they are type

who

this will list them all most likely only root and your account

to find out more you can type in

finger

this will show more info about the users

Gonus
 
Old 11-07-2002, 01:24 AM   #4
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Many services and daemons are given there own "username". It is likely one of these is your phantom user.
 
Old 11-07-2002, 08:20 AM   #5
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maybe u opened some terminals??
if so...
who would say:

you pts/5
 
Old 11-07-2002, 08:50 AM   #6
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bkx...

You might also want to try webmin. A nice little GUI util that will allow you pretty much full access to all running processes on your box.
It basically runs thru a browser, so once you install it, run with it. Pretty useful I think.

L8rz
 
Old 11-07-2002, 08:57 AM   #7
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Thank you for your input, DaFrEQ, but this isn't about how to run or configure services, it was about who is running what. Useful hint, however.
 
Old 11-07-2002, 01:42 PM   #8
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Roger that, but, the webmin will also show what user is running what app an so forth.
Thats where I was going with that...

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