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Old 01-05-2005, 12:45 PM   #1
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Question Switching users...


In windows you can switch users without loging them off, is there a way of doing it with RH 9?
 
Old 01-05-2005, 12:53 PM   #2
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Hello,
to run a simple command as a other user you can use (prompt)>su
better: (prompt)> su -
You will be ask for the password. Using the option - cause running the normal login procedure (like .bashrc).
Sorry for my bad english.
ebn
 
Old 01-05-2005, 09:44 PM   #3
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I know about that, thank you. What I want to do is be logged on as one user, then put the comnputer where another user can use KDE without me having to log off.
 
Old 01-06-2005, 05:18 AM   #4
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O.K.,
I read something about "switch user". I try this just now. I use Suse9.2.
There is a KDE-Menu-Entry which this name.
in the KDE-Help-Center this is prescribed in 1.1. Desktop Components/1.1.1. The Desktop Menus: "If you right-click the desktop, a more complex menu is displayed, allowing you to customize your desktop. ... ‘Start New Session’
This menu opens a dialog box asking if you want to start a new user environment. ..."
It starts a new X11-Server??? and I could login again.
Switching between the two sessions is possible: Ctrl-Alt-F7 or Ctrl-Alt-F8.
b.r. ebn
 
Old 01-06-2005, 05:32 AM   #5
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Tsion_avienu,

not sure, but isn't there a "save session" feature in the "full" KDE exit menu? In Gnome, it is...

HTH, Peter
 
Old 01-06-2005, 12:29 PM   #6
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another way

What you could do is to log on as another user on a different tty `ctrl+alt F[1-6] ` and issue a `startx -- :1` or whatever display number other then 0 which is what your previous X session will be running on. This way your could have up to 7 different users logged on to the same computer all running their own display manager (kde, gnome)......Hope that helps.....
 
  


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