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Old 10-20-2003, 03:52 PM   #1
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Question same desktop 4 root & user


let's say the kde desktop for the root account is highly customized and configured

how can I apply all the settings set for the root's desktop to my user account's kde desktop?
 
Old 10-20-2003, 04:39 PM   #2
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You need to copy the '.kde' directory from one home directory to another. AFter you change permissions, you should have most settings moved.
 
Old 10-20-2003, 04:59 PM   #3
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cool i'll try that
 
Old 10-20-2003, 05:02 PM   #4
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so for all the programs i ran so far such as konqueror gaim xmms an all other stuff do i need to copy all ".programname" directories? so i can have all the settings i configured for everything?

cuz i have been using my root account only so far and just made a new user account
i want everything to be same as they are with my root acc... programwise .. so i wont have to go thru every single thing and adjust them..

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Old 10-22-2003, 04:28 PM   #5
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If you want to have everything the same just copy the whole /root to /home/username and change permissions and ownership. Then it's done
 
Old 10-22-2003, 05:38 PM   #6
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And for future reference I guess if you stick whatever it is you want into /etc/skel they'll be copied over for any new users you add to their home dir (assuming useradd -m blah..blah.blah)
 
Old 10-22-2003, 08:54 PM   #7
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thanks for the info guys it is appreciated
 
  


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