Macports user on login screen after migration from old Mac to new Mac
murrayeisenberg at gmail.com
Sun Jul 31 15:27:35 UTC 2022
What user group should macadmin belong to? During the migration I was asked whether to use a temporary something-or-other for macports user or else to make it part of the admin group. I did the latter.
> On 31 Jul2022, at 11:01 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com <mailto:murrayeisenberg at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On an iMac I was running MacPorts 2.7.2 under macOS Monterey 12.5. I used the macOS Migration Assistant to migrate Documents and Settings from a Time Machine backup of that iMac to a new Mac Studio, also running macOS 12.5.
> Now at the login screen I show a user MacPorts, but I do not see such user listed when, in my admin account, I use System Preferences > Users & Groups.
> What, if anything, should be done?
> (I do realize that I will want to do a migration of MacPorts itself on the new Mac Studio, not least because it is Apple silicon whereas the old iMac was Intel.)
> https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/317576/how-to-delete-macports-user-after-using-the-migration-assistant <https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/317576/how-to-delete-macports-user-after-using-the-migration-assistant>
> https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/285710/is-it-possible-to-hide-an-account-from-the-login-screen-where-you-can-see-all-th <https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/285710/is-it-possible-to-hide-an-account-from-the-login-screen-where-you-can-see-all-th>
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