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Old 11-30-2004, 10:43 PM   #1
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Display config Question

I really like how everything in my user profile is setup in debian (i.e. settings in control panel, colors, window decorations, all system preferences) - my question is - how do i make those settings universal for every user without having to go in and manually do it?
Old 12-01-2004, 06:24 AM   #2
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With # ls -a you can see the hidden directories. Preferences are stored there. You could set it up for one user and copy this into a tar file and untar it for new users.
Old 12-01-2004, 12:35 PM   #3
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The default preferences are stored in /etc/skel You can see the hidden files in that directory with "ls -a" If you store things there, those will be the default settings for new users that you create. If you have already created users, you will have to change their settings manually, or overwrite them by copying configuration files from your home directory.


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