system wide gnome desktop configuration

H.S. hs.samix at
Thu Mar 1 15:46:02 UTC 2007

Matthew Flaschen wrote:

>> There is 2 ways to understand what you want to do :
>> 1. do you want to create a model for all users you'll create ? if so , 
>> create a first account, set that account up to fit your model. Then copy 
>> the concerned config files into /etc/skel/ .
>> 2. If you want to make those changes for all existing users I think 
>> you'll have to create a script that do it. Loop in the users list and 
>> apply the changes .
> I don't think that's right.  See
> Matt Flaschen

I am not sure I understand. Lets take an example. How do I create a link 
or shortcut to a file /path/to/foo.pdf on all existing and future users' 
desktop? Is it even possible in Gnome at present?


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