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Mac OS X Mavericks: Peachpit Learning Series by Lynn Beighley

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Lesson 20. Share One Mac with Multiple Users

Goals

Understand why it’s useful to have multiple users for one Mac

Learn to create new users

Learn how to log out and log in

Enable fast user switching

Allow other users to be Administrators

Teach users to adjust some of their own settings

Learn to share files with other users on one Mac

Apply parental controls from mild to stringent

Delete users with or without their files

Mac OS X is built for what’s called a multiple-user environment; that is, Apple expects that more than one person is probably using the same computer, whether it’s in a school, office, or home. You can set up another user so no one else can access your email or personal letters, change your sound level, poke around in your financial ...

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