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malbob
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Strange guest

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When I booted into my mint 18.3 this morning I found a strange user login namely "guest-f102vrc" . This is not mine and it has wiped out all my documents from the documents folder and I cannot do anything with the folders . The Documents, Downloads, photo's etc folders are not showing up in the files folder or in the home folder . To me this is very strange .Maybe someone has infiltrated my computer .
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Fred Barclay
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Re: Strange guest

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Out of curiosity, if you run last in your terminal, what is the output?
Similarly, what does sudo lastb say?
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Re: Strange guest (Solved)

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Thank you Fred . Unfortunately I am unable to comply because my mint 18.3 became so unstable that I removed it from my computer and installed Ubuntu 18.04 Mate .From my point of view mint 18.3 latest updates with a new kernel is the cause of making this OS useless . I also was not inspired by the fact that someone appears to have got into my system and changed things around which made it worse .
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Re: Strange guest

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Out of interest what kernel are you talking about?
Celeron CPU G1610@2.60GHz x 2
GeForce 8400 GS/PCle/SSE2
Linux MInt 19.3 - Mate 1.22.2
Reg. Linux user: 467766 Claws-Mail & Pale Moon user.
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Re: Strange guest

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What version kernel?
Celeron CPU G1610@2.60GHz x 2
GeForce 8400 GS/PCle/SSE2
Linux MInt 19.3 - Mate 1.22.2
Reg. Linux user: 467766 Claws-Mail & Pale Moon user.
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