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OS X® Mountain Lion Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Yvonne Johnson

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28. Managing User Accounts

In This Chapter

• Creating new user accounts and enabling a Guest account

• Controlling how multiple users log in and out

• Changing a user account password

• Changing the account picture

• Deleting a user account

A user account on a computer comprises, among other things, a username; a password; the requirement to log in or not; a folder structure for exclusive use by the user on the account; a set of the user’s preferences for how the computer operates; and the ability to set up email, contacts, calendars, and social networking accounts. If you are the only user on your computer, Mountain Lion set up your user account for you when you went through the initial steps to set up your computer. You answered a few questions, ...

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