Customize default new user settings?

R.L. Reingard reingard at
Wed Sep 21 16:02:33 UTC 2005

i see , i never had to do that. sorry. René


> Am 21.09.2005, 16:39 Uhr, schrieb Michael Moore <stuporglue at>:

>> > Am 21.09.2005, 16:07 Uhr, schrieb Michael Moore  
>> <stuporglue at>:
>> > How do I customize new user settings?
>> > Things I want to change include what's in the Gnome menus, desktop
>> > wallpaper, default theme, screensaver settings etc.

>> On 9/21/05, R.L. Reingard <reingard at> wrote:
>> Hello Michael
>> do i understand you right?
>> make a login with this user.
>> menu's can not to be changed by default installation. better create your
>> own panel and put what ever you need within. in this way you can think  
>> of
>> what you realy need, rather than a bunch of everything. otherwise  
>> install through Synaptic the program 'smeg' (Simple Menu Editor), which  
>> is in
>> universe oder multiverse.

> Actually, I want to make it so whenever a new user is added, their
> initial settings will be like I want them. That way I can add 5 or 6
> (or more) new users and they'll all have the settings I defined ahead
> of time. I know how to modify a single logged in user, I just don't
> know how to change the default new users settings.

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