[maemo-users] other users/groups and logging in

From: Erik Hovland erik at hovland.org
Date: Wed Jan 30 19:43:58 EET 2008
On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 12:27:37PM -0500, Jeffrey Mark Siskind wrote:
> Is it possible to create other users and groups on an N810?

Possible. Takes a little work:

And I used this reference to get started (even though it is for the

> Is it possible to login as a different user?

There is no environment way to switch users. The above link to Jim's
page has a way to do different users.

> Can the window manager and the default desktop be run as a different
> user?

Never tried myself. There is a bit of hacking you have to do since some
of the scripts are hardcoded to the 'user' account.


Erik Hovland
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