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Old 04-19-2003, 12:43 PM   #1
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Question Editing menus


How do you give regular users permission to edit the menus under GNOME? For some reason (probably my stupidity) I can't figure out how. Any help would be really appreciated.
 
Old 04-19-2003, 04:39 PM   #2
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man chmod ->setting permission
man chown->setting owner

thats not a wise idea there must be a way to put menus to their home folder not using gnome so dunno
 
Old 04-19-2003, 05:27 PM   #3
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I'm not sure what you mean, maybe some more clarification on what you want to do....

Every user should be able to edit their own menus.
 
Old 04-19-2003, 08:57 PM   #4
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After I installed Slackware, I ran adduser and added a normal user. I logged in as the new user, started GNOME, and when I try to remove items from menus (like Programs) with gmenu, it says I don't have permission. I don't know which files/directories to change modes and owners on either. ;[
Thanks for the help guys.
 
Old 04-19-2003, 09:05 PM   #5
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I just realized that root's menus are the same as the user. If I add an item to the Programs menu under root and then log back in as the regular user I see the change. I would have thought everyone has their own menus. Sorry for being such a newb.
 
  


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