[K12OSN] a single user's hosed desktop

Huck 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.
> ck
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