Gnome is a problem for OEMs
antony at wayforth.co.uk
Tue Apr 11 18:39:21 UTC 2006
Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 17:37 +0100, Antony Gelberg wrote:
>>>I don't know if that would work, but the defaults used for new users
>>>might be simply whatever root uses.
>>Why would that be the case? It's just nonsensical.
> Cool, what idea do you have that would make more sense then ?
> The OP would am sure love to hear from you...
I have already replied to the OP with my thoughts. Not that it matters.
Is a spurious answer that is possibly harmful and has no basis in
reality, better than no answer? It's not your system that gets hosed.
>>>So maybe you can try setting up a root account, log into Gnome as root,
>>>do whatever changes you need, then disable the root account, and perhaps
>>>all subsequent users will use this settings ?
>>Can hurt. You're telling him to log in to X as root.
> Of course, thanks for reminding me.
> But in this case it seemed tolerable, if not the only way to achieve the
> goal, practically.
Why? It has nothing to do with the goal.
> Again, if you have a better and easier way to setup root's Gnome
> configuration, panel, launchers, background what have you, I ma sure the
> OP will be interested.
I don't, but what does setting root's settings have to do with his problem.
> Please stop jumping on me for the pleasure of it, I do find you very
> offensive for no apparent reason, as well as not very productive/helpful
> to the OP.
It's not for the pleasure of it. I'm trying to stop him hosing his box.
> Vince, who will refrain from posting from now on, too risky.
Oh, please. FYI a signature separator is dash dash space. Aware
clients will snip it off as appropriate.
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