Adding and changing users


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Adding and changing users

In previous versions of Mac OS X you created and controlled the powers of users in the Account system preference. Lion has renamed this preference to Users & Groups and let's see how it works. We go to System Preferences, down here in System, that's the first entry, Users & Groups. In order for us to modify this we are going to have to click the lock icon. I will enter my administrator's password, and click Unlock. Now by default you see two users. The administrative user, and that's me in this case, and guest user.

Now it happens that we have a couple of other users accounts set up on this Mac, because it's used for other lynda authors, but on your Mac you should see only these two entries, Admin and Guest User. This Guest User account is there only to allow guests accessing the Mac through a network connection to share files with this Mac. Now in the Password tab you see a number of items. One is your user's picture. If you like, you can change that by c...

Adding and changing users
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Adding and changing users provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Lion Essential Training

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Business
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Mac OS X
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