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Peachpit Learning Series Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard by Robin Williams

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Lesson 18. Share One Mac with Multiple Users

18 GOALS

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

Learn to create new users

Know 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 serious

Mac OS X is specifically 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 personal letters, change your sound level, poke around in your financial files, put up a dorky picture as ...

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