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Re: Copy all desktop settings for a new user

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Roach" <mrroach@okmaybe.com>
To: <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Monday, December 15, 2003 17:20
Subject: Re: Copy all desktop settings for a new user

> On Sat, 2003-12-13 at 04:41, Philipp Schulte wrote:
> > Hello,
> > lets say I have a few users (not all of them with prior GNU/Linux
> > experiance) and I want to setup a common profile for their accounts.
> > By profile I mean things like desktop-icons, desktop-theme, menues,
> > MUA-settings, browser-settings, printer ...
> Hi, Phil. Here are some starters:
> desktop icons: kde and gnome(>=2.4) both use ~/Desktop as the desktop.
> Drop the appropriate files in /etc/skel/Desktop to handle those icons
> Openoffice: the /usr/bin/openoffice scripts use the settings in
> /etc/openoffice/ to create new oo profiles. Not sure what you want to
> set there, but that's where you should start looking.
> GTK theme: create a /etc/skel/.gtkrc that contains the line "include
> /usr/share/themes/xxxx/gtk-2.0/gtkrc" where xxxx=the theme you want to
> use
> gnome defaults: most gnome apps use gconf (duck, Karsten's reading this
> thread :-). You'll probably want to read the gnome admin guide for info
> on setting default gconf values, especially this part:
> http://www.gnome.org/learn/admin-guide/latest/gconf-7.html
> That's about all I can help you with specifically. You're likely to have
> to deal with each application (or set of applications) in its own
> special way.
> -- 
> Mark Roach
Thank you Mark I'v been looking for something like that reference.

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