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Yes, apps in /Applications are shared with all users. The standard location for apps that you only want a certain user to see is ~/Applications. You may need to create this folder if it doesn't exist—it will automatically get an icon.


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First: clear your dad's iPhone from your AppleID. Second: login into your AppleID and remove the iPhone 4 from your devices list Third: create a new AppleID from this link: https://appleid.apple.com/account More info : http://support.apple.com/kb/ht2731 Lastly: set created new AppleID on your dad's iPhone 4 at least enjoy working with that ! Dixon ...


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Yes. OS X sees the Google Drive folder as any other folder, so there is no problem putting your home folder there, providing you don't asynchronously write to core Library files, using Drive is fine.


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The image is located at the following location. Change it and reboot. /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/LoginUIKit.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/LoginUICore.framework/Versions/A/Resources/GuestUser.png GuestUser@2x.png is the image used for Retina displays


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For a small company, it's not even clear you would set up network users to start with. The costs associated with setting up and running that might be more than it would cost to support a handful of Macs. Without knowing a few items such as exactly how many accounts, how many Macs, how different the Mac users are (are you setting up a lab with 15 identical ...


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You should follow what George said, it's not going to cause any problems by just being there. However, if it's bothering you simply being there then hide the folder using chflags hidden /Users/Shared in the terminal. It will still exist, applications can still use it, and you won't see it anymore.


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Yes, it's possible, but that doesn't mean you should do it. Finder/etc doesn't stop you deleting it, and it's not a 'system' directory (despite being created by the system), but is it causing a problem, enough that you want to delete it? Apps can depend on that directory and deleting it could cause problems, now or in the future. I don't have any examples ...


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You could make a LaunchDaemon that runs each time the system is booted. Example script (from another question): #!/bin/bash for user in $( ls /Users ); do if [[ "$user" != "<someadmin>" || "$user" != "<someotheradmin>" ]]; then rm -rf "/Users/$user" fi done If you merely use the example script above and call it from a LaunchDaemon, it ...


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Deep Freeze sounds like what you might need, restore the machine to any given state at reboot - http://www.faronics.com/products/deep-freeze/


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A quick way to do it would be to go to the directory /Users And add the Date Created option via the View Options This assumes that the home directory was created at the same time of account itself


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You need to open the Users & Groups section of the system preferences and check what users are available. Is there one with admin privileges? Use that for the installation dialog. The inconvenience will be that in those dialogs you will need to enter the admin user name in addition to the password. If there is no admin user, you could try to enable a ...



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