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First of all you may need to unhide the hiden files so open terminal and run those commands : defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE killall Finder To switch back, do the same but substitute FALSE for TRUE. Now Login to your guest account, there set chrome as your default browser (or even Firefox) Then do not logout ! This would erase ...


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serveradmin command smb:command = getConnectedUsers serveradmin command afp:command = getConnectedUsers


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OS X uses a short user name and a long user name. The short name is the home folder shown in /Users/xxxxx and the long name is only shown for programs and settings that know to request the long name to display. Any where you get to enter a user name, you can choose to use either the short or long name. To see this in practice, you can either use terminal: ...


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I actually figured out what I did wrong and I wanted to record it in case anyone else ran into this issue. The key for a setup like this is not to try and install it from anywhere but the Hardware IO Tool disk image. As soon as I did that, everything worked perfectly. Previously, I had yanked the PreferencePane and deployed it with ARD, telling it to ...


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Disk Utility doesn't check permissions for user home folders. To do this on systems later than 10.6 you will need to boot into recovery mode (or boot from a USB installer) and go to Utilities > Terminal, then type resetpassword. Here you will find the option to reset permissions for a specific user's home folder. Alternatively you can reset home folder ...


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The instructions below apply in a situation where the user had a "mobile" account that has already been synced to the client machine so that the local home directory contained all the data needed by the user. Log in the client machine as a local administrator. Make sure the user you are going to change is NOT logged in :-) Do a backup!!! (e.g. by running ...



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