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RE: [K12OSN] Configuring Workstations Views and Defaults



On Fri, 2005-01-14 at 17:30, Rob Owens wrote:
> Many, if not all, of these customization settings are in hidden files in the user's home directory.  I can't speak for Firefox, but with Mozilla there is a ~/.mozilla directory which, a few subdirectories into it, you will find a bookmarks.html file.  Replace that with your pre-prepared default bookmarks file.  I'm not sure where the homepage selection is kept, but I'd expect to find it somewhere in the .mozilla directory tree.
> 
> Same thing probably goes for all other defaults you want to set.  For your desktop, look for ~./gnome or something similar (maybe somebody on the list could tell you exactly, because I don't use Gnome).
> 
> -Rob
> 
>  --- On Thu 01/13, Selzler, Bruce < SelzlerB esuhsd org > wrote:
> From: Selzler, Bruce [mailto: SelzlerB esuhsd org]
> To: k12osn redhat com
> Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 07:47:25 -0800
> Subject: [K12OSN] Configuring Workstations Views and Defaults
> 
> Hello Team,<br><br>I am trying to find information on how to "customize" the LTSP server so<br>that I can control default settings that the users at the workstations<br>see when they log on.<br><br>For example, I would like to be able to set a default home page in<br>Firefox.  A default set of bookmarks.  A default desktop, Etc.<br><br>I've looked through the documentation and the FAQ, but I'm not seeing<br>anything like this.  Unless the language is just over my head.<br><br>Is there a quick a dirty document that identifies stuff like this?  I<br>suspect there are others that would be interested as well.<br><br>Thanks.<br><br>- Sez<br><br>********************************************* <br>Bruce Selzler <br>Digital High School Resource Teacher<br>http://homepage.mac.com/sez <br>selzlerb esuhsd org <br>sez mac com <br>office:(408) 347.4936 <br>cell: (408) 893.6161 <br>mobile msg: 4088936161 mobile att net <br>************************************************<br><br><br><br>__!
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And setting permission of 755 to the file under .mozzila mentioned by Rob would ensure that user is not able to modify this???

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Sudev Barar
Learning Linux


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