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Nitesh Agarwal 03-01-2012 11:26 AM

Ubuntu
 
11.10: i am logged in as guest : how do i login as a different user via terminal?

camorri 03-01-2012 11:52 AM

Did you ssh into the host? If yes, then, 'ssh username@host' you will be prompted for the username you supply, that users password. Enter it, and if all is good, you will be connected.

bryanl 03-01-2012 12:55 PM

If you just want to execute a command as another user, then sudo is a tool you can use.

widget 03-01-2012 07:41 PM

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michaelk 03-01-2012 08:34 PM

Moved: This thread is more suitable in linux-Ubuntu and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.

jarubyh 03-05-2012 05:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bryanl (Post 4616164)
If you just want to execute a command as another user, then sudo is a tool you can use.

Yup. Say, you want to run a command as jarubyh, use
Code:

sudo jarubyh command
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