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Fast User Switch while logging out of prior account
Authored by: bugmenot on Aug 25, '06 11:02:23PM
well, if I want to shut down or restart - and there are other users logged in, i want to log out of my current account, log into the other user and save their files before logging out of their account.
That's why I always shutdown with
sudo shutdown -h now

and researt with
sudo shutdown -r now

from Terminal.app (give your login password when it asks - I suppose you need to be an administrator of the machine).

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Fast User Switch while logging out of prior account
Authored by: DavidRavenMoon on Aug 26, '06 04:04:12PM

Just choosing shut down when other users are logged in will ask for your password, and then kill the other users and shut down.

It's a lot less typing then in the terminal...

But either way if the users have any open unsaved documents, you just made them loose their work.

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