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Re: Gnome terminal



On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 1:58 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster gmail com> wrote:
> 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.
>
> --
> Paul W. Frields                                http://paul.frields.org/

How does one view or edit the global GConf schemas?


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