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Old 05-30-2007, 07:30 AM   #1
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Lightbulb how can i switchover from super user to simple user


by writing "su" command and password of super user we can move from user to super user....


but how can i switchover from super user to simple user.....

pls help me out...
 
Old 05-30-2007, 07:38 AM   #2
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try typing "exit" (without quotes) in the terminal window. That is typically how I do it on my machines.

HTH,

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Old 05-30-2007, 07:51 AM   #3
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ya your r right and thanks for that...

but another option i also found that by writing "logout"(without quotes) it also works...

thanks
 
Old 05-30-2007, 07:52 AM   #4
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"exit" will return you to the account you were using in that terminal before you entered "su".

To transfer to any other user account, enter "su {username}".
 
Old 05-30-2007, 11:04 AM   #5
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Cool

Yes, they work to go back to being the username YOU have logged in as. Another way is to use the the icons on the titlebar of the window YOU are running. Most of us press the the left mouse key to click the "X" up in the upper right hand corner of the window. Some window programs let YOU use the window menu by right mouse clicking inside the window. Then selecting "close" in the menu. Another way is click on "File". Or use the shortcut keys with "F" key and gesture key. Then choose from the menu. In some browsers YOU can set the shortcut keys to YOUR fav's.
 
Old 05-30-2007, 12:52 PM   #6
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Quote:
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Yes, they work to go back to being the username YOU have logged in as. Another way is to use the the icons on the titlebar of the window YOU are running. Most of us press the the left mouse key to click the "X" up in the upper right hand corner of the window. Some window programs let YOU use the window menu by right mouse clicking inside the window. Then selecting "close" in the menu. Another way is click on "File". Or use the shortcut keys with "F" key and gesture key. Then choose from the menu. In some browsers YOU can set the shortcut keys to YOUR fav's.
I think everyone who can use a computer with a window manager already knows how to close a window!
 
  


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