Common settings app for Ubuntu Studio

Toma tomhaste at
Fri Nov 23 00:14:12 GMT 2007

What about something that sets a decent memlock setting based on the
result of 'cat /proc/meminfo' ?

As for a text editor to edit certain variables,
"gedit /etc/security/limit.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/fstab" ..etc etc :D


On 23/11/2007, Cory K. <coryisatm at> wrote:
> Hi all.
> Luke and I were throwing around the idea of a little app for common
> settings that Ubuntu Studio users would like to have access to.
> It would have to be a app that ran as sudo. We would call it
> "ubuntustudio-controls"
> We would have to get together a list of common things that users usually
> edit by hand.
> One I can think of are in the limits.conf file. The "memlock" setting
> where it would be specific to the users system, depending on their
> amount of RAM. The "rtprio 99" and "nice -10" settings in limits.conf I
> think are static for the most part and we can continue to set those for
> the users and forget it.
> Any others?
> Anyone out there other than someone on the current dev team wanna help
> us tackle this? Now I must say this is just a app for common settings.
> Something to use a GUI to edit text files that you normally have to hunt
> for. We're not out to make a app that will be some billion setting monster.
> So throw out some ideas. :)
> -Cory \m/
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