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how to find out the user login name?

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Hi All,

I m using qt On my MAC Intel.
I want the detail of the user login through programming that is want to know looged user name and permissions.
Actually I want that the user login as root should be able to run the application other user will not able to do that.

I also want some system information like OS Information and System type whether it is power pc or Intel through programming.

If some one knows how I can do that then plz help me out.

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NSString *shortname = NSUserName();
NSString *fullUsername = NSFullUserName();

You'll have to do a bit of research for the permission and architecture stuff --- need a bit of context before I help you there.
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