Questions tagged [user]

User accounts allow multiple users to work at one multi-user system. They are identified by a username. Multiple accounts allow for adjustment of access to system files, e.g. a the special account of the superuser for system administration can make unrestricted system-wide changes. An account with reduced privileges is therefore recommended for the day-to-day use of system to prevent unintentional changes (see also su and sudo).

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Touch Screen Interactive setup

Just starting out as a pi developer and I was looking for any advice anyone might have for getting an touchscreen to work with Raspbian? I need to be really restrictive on what a user can do on this ...
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How to access bluetooth controller on `/dev/input/js0` as user/group?

I'm working on an application that is reading an XBox controller connected via bluetooth. After configuring it (see https://pimylifeup.com/xbox-controllers-raspberry-pi/), I noticed that only root has ...
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Is there any default user login, other than usr: pi, pwd: raspberry?

The reason I am asking is because I have setup my Raspberry Pi 3 b+ to run a specific script on boot, the only issue is this is an infinite loop and prints every time - so I cannot enter any commands! ...
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Where is Raspberry Pi “Logout after inactivity” configuration

I recently downloaded and installed a standard Raspbian OS environment on my Pi. On my Ubuntu Laptop, "Logout after inactivity" is a standard setting, which I like a lot. This is not active on my Pi, ...
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Changing pi user password - reverts to default following reboot

I have a Raspberry Pi running Jessie that I'm using as a notification gateway. If I SSH to it and change the user pi password, it appears to take and when I open a separate SSH session to it it ...
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new directories are owned by non existent user 10001

I am currently trying to setup my raspberry pi as a webserver that serves files from a cifs share. The problem I run into is that my while using ssh, my pi creates all new files/folder with a non ...
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Can't start Transmission as user Pi

Goal I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian and I want to make it a torrent seedbox by using Transmission. I followed all kinds of guides on the internet to solve problems I had on set-up and now ...
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How to allow non-root access to /dev/tty7

I have problems running fbi without sudo. As user pi running fbi -noverbose -nocomments -T 7 -1 -t 10 test.jpg or fbi -noverbose -nocomments -T 1 -1 -t 10 test.jpg I get an error /dev/tty7: ...
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Installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 'classic', no .config directory for users

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 'classic' on my Pi 3, and am using the CLI which is a struggle but bearable. I've created a user, and subsequent instructions involve configuring a startup daemon in ...
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Autologin & VNCSERVER issues

Sorry for the poor title but I couldn't find a better one for my issue as I don't know what's going on. Recently I write (for purpose that are not relevant now) a fresh Raspbian image from November ...
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launching deluge with different user creditential

i want to launch deluge from a different user which has ther permission to write to specific folder where deluge will download. so i su to that username media then run this from terminal /usr/share/...
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auto-mount USBDrives (vfat) for users other than pi

When a USB drive (vfat) is connected, the system automatically mounts it on /media/pi/DriveName with permissions set for user pi. Thus each time I need to change something in the drive, I need sudo ...