Linux Mint 12 is the latest release of the Ubuntu Desktop-based branch of Linux Mint. This release comes with several desktop options, a few screen shots of which have been posted here. By default, Linux Mint 12 ships with a guest session enabled, so a ...
If you are reading this article on a Ubuntu-powered computer, odds are that it is your computer. Whether it is a notebook, netbook, or a standard desktop, it is your computer. Ok, it could be owned by another entity, but for simplicity's sake, let us just say it is your computer. You log in with a username and password, and all the data belongs to you. Occasionally, you might want to give a friend or family member access to your computer, but do not trust them enough with your login information. What do you do? You have two options:
- Use Ubuntu's Guest Session feature
- Create a guest account for the friend or family member