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Re: Gnome terminal



On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 11:34 AM, Kam Leo <kam leo gmail com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 11:22 AM, Tim <ignored_mailbox yahoo com au> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2009-01-16 at 10:58 -0800, Kam Leo wrote:
>>> The fix is to run this as root:
>>>
>>> gconftool-2 --set --type=bool /apps/nautilus-open-terminal/desktop_opens_home_dir true
>>
>> Shouldn't that be done as the user that wants their configuration
>> changed?
>>
>> It works for me, done as me, here on my computer.  I'd expect doing it
>> as root to only affect the root user, and a different command line to be
>> used to set a system default to be applied to users.
>>
>> --
>> [tim localhost ~]$ uname -r
>> 2.6.27.9-73.fc9.i686
>
> I opened a terminal, did an "su -" and ran the command. Opened another
> terminal after executing the command and the default directory changed
> to /home/user. I logged out and logged in as a different user. The
> change applied across the board for all users.
>

I stand corrected. A reboot and logging back in as myself shows the
default directory going back to Desktop. Only root got the directory
changed to home.


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