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Old 11-11-2008, 09:00 AM   #1
irishbitte
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script to copy configuration folder to all users


Hi folks, back again with more problems!

I want to set up a situation where all users will have the same config for a particular web browser.

This is as far as I have gotten, any help anyone can give me would be most appreciated!

Code:
# Bash script to copy .opera folder to all users home directories

# Become root:

sudo -s

# Change to home directory

cd /home/

# For every user, remove current opera config, and install new one:

for $USER in home
	do 

	#remove current config file:

	rm -r .opera/

	#Copy in new config file

	cp /home/sysadmin/config_files/.opera /home/$USER/

	# Change ownership of folder to USER

	chown -R $USER:$USER /home/$USER/.opera
Any improvements or insights anyone can offer will be really appreciated!
 
Old 11-11-2008, 09:10 AM   #2
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Maybe describe more why you want to have the same configuration ? Will you do this regulary ? Shouldn't they change anything ? Your script works fine if you want a script to copy the configurations to their home, but maybe you want something else or something more/
 
Old 11-11-2008, 09:59 AM   #3
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Hi vladmihaisima,

More simply, I want to use opera as a browser that only goes to one website, so I want to set the configuration globally. This seems like the easiest way to accomplish this! What do you think?
 
Old 11-12-2008, 06:02 AM   #4
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If you want them to have some website the first time they open the browser, I think it works...

If you want them to access JUST one website, I do not think it will work. My first idea would be to use some kind of restricted proxy server, but I have no experience with this.
 
  


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