userconfig broken

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Fri Dec 28 20:51:44 UTC 2012

On Friday, December 28, 2012 10:34:22 AM Àlex Fiestas wrote:
> Why would an average user want to add or modify groups? Or adding an user
> to them?
> I'm willing to do the work but so far I have found no real reason for it.
> Power users can always use kuser since it is the app designed for them.

That would leave us in a bit of a difficult position since we ship userconfig by 
default since forever in Kubuntu and it does support group management.  If we 
were to ship a tool that didn't support it, some users would rightfully see 
this as a regression.

It is not rare to find online how-to's that suggest making changes in group 
membership, so I think it's not just power users that will care about this.  
While it can be done copy/paste in konsole, I think it's better to give users 
tools that enable them to do everything in the GUI if they choose.

Scott K

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