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Re: Too many guest accounts
« Reply #15 on: March 01, 2013, 11:50:47 am »
Do you still want to delete it ?
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Re: Too many guest accounts
« Reply #16 on: March 01, 2013, 01:25:10 pm »
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Do you still want to delete it ?

Unless there's any advantage I don't see any point, other than it would be interesting to know why it wouldn't delete with me but otherwise it's working ok so I'm happy to leave it as it is


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Re: Too many guest accounts
« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2013, 02:13:32 pm »
Well if it's a regular user account with its own /home folder:
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ls /home

Then you could try logging on to an admin account, and using "userdel" from the command line.

First see:
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man userdel

Your best option may be to use the -r option to also remove the /home/guest home folder .. as in:
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sudo userdel -r guest

If it still won't budge .. try the -f option to force removal.



But as you say .. if it's working as you want .. why bother ;)
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Re: Too many guest accounts
« Reply #18 on: March 01, 2013, 07:16:37 pm »
Ok thank you Mark if I decide to change it I have that refer to and if i have any more problems I'll post back here, also a big thanks to SeZo, I don't know what I'd do without the pair of you :)


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PS should I mark this solved  ?
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Re: Too many guest accounts
« Reply #19 on: March 01, 2013, 07:20:44 pm »
That's completely up to you :)

Not so fussy here as the Peppermint forum, as solved topics don't get archived.

I *do* like people to mark topics solved if they are *obviously* and *completely* solved .. but this one is in a grey area, so it's your call, it's your topic after all ;)

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