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Cross-user Copy/Paste and Disk access


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Hi all,

I routinely run two instances of Skype. One on my logged in account, and the other through an alternative account.

Code:
su alternativeUsername
<password>
/Applications/Skype.app/Contents/MacOS/Skype
Everything works fine with the second instance. I can chat, call, and cam without issue. But when it comes to drag-and-drop file transfers, or copying and pasting into the chat window, it doesn't work at all.

This is the case for just about any program opened as a second instance under the alternative account.

Does anybody have any suggestions that would help activate these abilities?

Thanks,

Z
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