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No equivalent. Again really, Linux isn't Windows. The registry is a poor way for Windows and its users to update, configure and such with the Operating System, it was only created for Windows, since Windows isn't open source, etc.
Linux/unix systems tend to use lots of individaul configuration files each specific to their own application This has lots of advantages the main one comes under the saying "Don't put all your eggs in one basket"
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that's true, although there is a linux equivelent of 'regedit', called linuxconf, although i'm not sure if it's reccomended or not anymore, but that would reduce the hassle of finding these config files and editing them manually, although linuxconf seems to be more of a newbie tool
Originally posted by frieza that's true, although there is a linux equivelent of 'regedit', called linuxconf, although i'm not sure if it's reccomended or not anymore, but that would reduce the hassle of finding these config files and editing them manually, although linuxconf seems to be more of a newbie tool
linuxconf isn't even close to a regedit in Windows. A so-called Registry and a tool to configure configuration files across on your Linux machine are two different things in what they actually do really when comparing Linux and Windows. linuxconf was a sorry and failed GUI frontend to keep from editing text based configuration files for different services.
linuxconf though was a insecure, buggy, waste of space and shouldn't be used. One reason it isn't usually loaded by default any longer by most distributions.