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Guest account for demonstration [answered]

asked 2013-12-25 16:11:33 +0300

NikosAlexandris gravatar image

updated 2013-12-25 16:11:42 +0300

Likewise as in various Linux distributions, a Guest account would be the perfect option to demonstrate the device and the operating system without risking unwanted manipulations of the system, accidental data deletions or even, if important, leaking of private information.

In short, offer the option to create a guest account, tap it, let the system reboot and lend it over (in a "secure" state) to "other" hands to play with and learn. What does the community think about it?

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You could extend this feature wish to a real multi-user system. A different user could be yourself going to work. At home another user could be your partner or kids. To massively simplify the feature-request only one user at a time can log in.

ibins ( 2013-12-25 16:25:31 +0300 )edit

@ibins Not sure. I am specifically thinking of an Guest account. Some Home/Work profiles could be just some kind of "profiles", or Other Halves (?) instead of creating multiple user accounts (multiple /user/ directories, etc.).

NikosAlexandris ( 2013-12-25 16:33:02 +0300 )edit

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answered 2013-12-25 16:13:06 +0300

chemist gravatar image

updated 2013-12-26 02:17:56 +0300

There is a shopdemo and a shopdemo for DNA in the repos, don't know if any good for a showoff without risking your data.

Retail Mode Packages

#Jolla Retail Mode    
#Jolla Retail Mode for DNA
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Can't trace any "shopdemo" in the Store? Is it only via cli to be retrieved?

NikosAlexandris ( 2013-12-25 17:21:21 +0300 )edit

Yes, was looking for jolla* stuff the other day and recognized a $shopdemo and a specific dna-shopdemo

chemist ( 2013-12-26 01:16:27 +0300 )edit

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