Re: gconftool-2: custom desktop settings
I'll reply to the "customize a system to do this" parts; to customize
the contents of the live CD to apply these changes, you should ask on
their mailing-list rather than this one.
On Sun, Jan 18, 2009, schoappied wrote:
> I want to change some settings of the live-cd desktop and I'm wondering
> how to do it. I've heard you better do it with gconftool. This is what I
> 1) change desktop theme
GConf setting; you should use a GConf defaults file to override this;
see man update-gconf-defaults.
> 2) remove icons from the menu
You want to remove the programs from the live CD or just hide them? I
guess you could hide them either by changing the /etc/ or the ~/ menu
files; the former manually, the latter with a menu editor e.g.
> 3) add icons to entries in the menu which don't have an icon
? All entries should have icon, or it's a bug, no?
> 4) remove the top panel
That's a GConf key.
> 5) add the 'OpenSuse-gnome-menu' to the low panel and some other things
> like networkmanager, fast user switch etc.
You want to add packages.
> 6) add bookmarks to bookmark menu in iceweasel and also to the bookmark
> 7) add a new search engine to iceweasel
Don't know how to do this properly; you could change the shipped
bookmarks or install some in ~/.
> 8) edit the applications preferences (icedove for email for instance)
GConf as well.