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Re: Gnome terminal



On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 11:48:09AM -0800, Kam Leo wrote:
> 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.

You'd only want to do this on a per-user basis, so that's the expected
behavior.  Global GConf schemas and defaults are stored in /etc/gconf.

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