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Is there a container runtime that neither needs root privileges nor user namespaces?

As far as I know, every container runtime requires either to be run as root or to have user namespaces enabled to run container images. Is there a container runtime that doesn't require any kind of ...
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Windows time service configuration update by non-admin user

I want to configure Windows Time Settings as a non-administrator user and without using an elevated command prompt. I gave permission to user to change the system time from User Rights Assignments. ...
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Disable Windows animations for a single user

With the System Performance Options, I can enable or disable Windows animations and animation sets among a host of other options. This method sets these options for the entire system and requires ...
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Allow non-admins to reboot remote computer

Description of Problem We have some kiosks (running Windows 7) at some of our stores that have software on them that error out occasionally. The fix is to simply reboot these kiosks and they work ...
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subl command does not invoke the editor unless cmd.exe was ran as administrator

On my Windows 10 system, when I open a regular terminal (cmd.exe), I cannot edit files using the subl command: subl myfile.txt The command does not do anything, I did not get any error message. ...
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Windows hosts file alternative without needing admin rights?

I was inspired by DNS66, an app available to Android, which used a fake DNS server that dropped outgoing DNS requests to certain hosts. This way, it didn't need to modify the /etc/hosts file, thus not ...
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Disable Admin approval for one application on Windows Domain (Windows 10)

I'm installing a workplace with a security system application. But this application needs an admin approval when you start it. The user is not an admin. I don't want to turn off admin approval for ...
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Chocolatey upgrade all as non admin user

I install chocolatey and the programs I want to install with chocolatey on all my domain devices trough MDT. That works! But I want to create a task that executes (as SYSTEM) the "choco upgrade all" ...
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Unlock Bitlocked data drive as standard user on the command line

I have a Windows 10 Pro PC, no domain, I don't use BitLocker on the system drive but have encrypted some fixed data drives using BitLocker and a password (no TPM). When I like to unlock these drives ...
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Which namespaces of xattrs a non root user can set in android?

I know it isn’t possible to setsecurity.capabilitiesattributes without uid 0 or CAP_SETFCAP. However I was unable to find a complete list of what namespaces of names are allowed or what are those ...
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I am getting “ln: /usr/local/bin/<Cask>: Permission denied” when trying to install some casks

I have installed Homebrew and Cask to my machine, and it has worked for some things. But I sometimes get an error saying ==> ln: /usr/local/bin/<Cask name>: Permission denied Error: Command ...
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Restore MATLAB preferences on a computer that doesn't store them, e.g. work computers with limited permissions

I have two questions (and answers to them). I could make two separate questions and answers of them, but I won't, because the second question is the same as the first, but with a twist. The two parts ...
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How can I change my Windows desktop background without administrator rights?

How can I change my desktop wallpaper to something I prefer when I don't have administrator rights? I'm using Windows 7.
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Trying to install program as non-admin user but Windows 2008 doesn't accept admin password

I am running Win 2008 Standard Ed. I am logged in as a user (non-admin) and am trying to install a program (via an install.exe file). Windows will prompt for an Admin userid and password which I do ...
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Windows Batch file get filesystem info without elevated priveledges

I have a batch file that needs to check the filesystem and choose options for a program it's running based on the filesystem (which could be NTFS or FAT32 in this environment). For Windows systems I ...

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