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Old 08-04-2003, 03:06 PM   #1
raistrick
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easy userarea question


is there a way i can copy the desktop appearance and layout to another username?

at the moment i usually use raistrick, and just enter the pass in for root activities, but can i change the look of mine that i customised to the root login, if so, how? (step by step pls)
 
Old 08-04-2003, 04:06 PM   #2
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Maybe copying the /home/raistrick directory to /root would work. Most settings are stored in there.
cp /home/raistrick /root
Of course you'll have to be root.
 
Old 08-04-2003, 05:22 PM   #3
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hmm, yeah, i didnt expect it that simple, i dont want to overwite files in /root that have less control or something. there will be a specific display file i am sure or some way of making one a desktop theme
 
  


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