[PLUG] Customizing GNOME Desktop in RH8

Vaibhav Kulkarni netvaibhav at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 09:37:52 IST 2006

On 8/23/06, Siva <jrsiva at cradle.com> wrote:
> After installing Linux [I'm using RH8 + GNOME with its default Win and
> File Managers], I put many short-cuts/links, create many toolbars etc
> etc. I want to preserve these GUI settings :
> 1> For any other users that I create on this system
> 2> For any other system which is freshly installed to have these settings.
> So what are the files that I need to copy and paste to the new system. I
> tried to copy all GNOME related files in my home dir and pasting to the
> home dir of a new user but all crashed. First of all what I don't
> understand is that - is it GNOME or Sawfish or Nautilus that I've to
> learn more to do it? Anybody has done some R&D in these?

Maybe you could try adding preference files to /etc/skel (this is the
directory from which all files are copied to new user's home directory
during creation of new user.)


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