How to copy menus and application settings between users ?

Richard Doyle rdoyle at
Sun Oct 26 17:14:25 GMT 2008

On Sun, 2008-10-26 at 05:21 -0700, Sergio Dicandia wrote:
> I'm preparing a new server for our classrom with 20 thin clients. I
> need to customize menus and change some application settings, but I
> cannot find a way to replicate the same settings on new users. It
> seems I need to do the same things for all the users: since it's a
> matter of about 20 minutes each, I definitely want to avoid
> reinventing the wheel ....
> Is there a way to copy user settings on different use profiles? I mean
> something similar to copying profiles in Windows, where I can copy a
> template user on Default user, being able to inheritate the same
> settings for all consequently created profiles.
Try Sabayon. Its unreliable and quirky, but by making small changes,
saving, and checking the results, you should be able to create a student
profile that can be applied to students.

> TIA,
> Sergio

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