[K12OSN] IE requirement

jam at mcquil.com jam at mcquil.com
Sun May 23 22:04:04 UTC 2004


Why does mozilla's roaming profiles not work ?

The profile should be stored in the users home directory.  they log in,
and they get their profile.

The only time you should see the profile manager dialog is if the same 
user is logged into more than one terminal at the same time.

Jim McQuillan
jam at Ltsp.org

On Mon, 24 May 2004, Les Bell wrote:

> "Shahms E. King" <shahms at shahms.com> wrote:
> >>
> I know this isn't a very constructive response, but standardizing on IE
> is a huge mistake at this point.  Not only is it the worst browser
> available at the moment (on almost every single point
> <<
> While I agree with everything you say, in a school environment, kids (and
> staff) will use different computers from day to day, Mozilla's lack of
> support for roaming profiles is a killer. Every time you log in, you're
> confronted with the "Profile Manager" which knows nothing about you. It's a
> mess. In the end, I couldn't get Netscape 7.1 to work in a roaming profile
> environment, and so I was forced to roll out IE which -despite its problems
> - at least basically works.
> Best,
> --- Les Bell, RHCE, CISSP
> [http://www.lesbell.com.au]
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