[K12OSN] a single user's hosed desktop
dhuckaby at paasda.org
Fri Jun 8 21:01:36 UTC 2007
or you just backup the DATA that she needs...and delete the use and
recreate the user.
then restore the DATA
Carl Keil wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I have one user who's "desktop" settings are completely hosed. Her
> applications menus are gone, some of her applications won't launch when
> they will for other users, even her terminal (which only I use in her
> account, for troubleshooting) is acting really strange. I can't
> describe the terminal problems too well. Strange characters when I
> type, can't backspace, can't copy and/or paste., etc. She's my one user
> who insists on using KDE btw.
> My question, is there anyway to wholesale restore her defaults? This
> person is the main user of the thin clients, she has a ton of work,
> bookmarks, etc. I can't lose any of that stuff. I do have backups in
> case something goes wrong. I'm thinking of just creating a new user
> account for her and moving her files over, but it will be hard to get
> all her preferences, etc.
> This is K12LTSP 5, in a household environment.
> Thanks for any ideas.
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