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Monday, March 28th 2005, 7:30pm

Creating a default KDE Desktop

Sorry if this has been answered in an earlier thread, but I couln't find anything in search.

I'm trying to create a kickstart install with all the correct desktop icons and panel settings. I've tried over-writing a user's .kde directory with a "default" I've created, but that dosen't seem to change anything. Are KDE settings store somewhere else than ~/.kde?



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Tuesday, March 29th 2005, 10:18pm

RE: Creating a default KDE Desktop

I also have a ~/.kde3.4 directory. Of course, replace 3.4 with your kde version...
-- rm -fr /etc/whitehouse
-- Gentoo | udev | Xorg 6.8.2 | 2.6.14-r4 | KDE 3.5.0

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Wednesday, March 30th 2005, 2:18pm

The settings are usually in .kde unless KDEHOME is set.

If you create a new user, the contents of /etc/skel are usually copied to the new user's home directory, including any .kde subdirectory.

If you want to affect already installed user accounts, you could change the global config and mark the settings as immutable.

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Wednesday, March 30th 2005, 10:35pm

That's just what I was looking for. Thanks for the help!