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RE: [K12OSN] Sabayon or /etc/skel



> -----Original Message-----
> From: k12osn-bounces redhat com 
> [mailto:k12osn-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of David Hopkins
> Sent: Friday, January 18, 2008 6:50 PM
> To: Support list for open source software in schools.
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Sabayon or /etc/skel
> 
> On Jan 18, 2008 4:15 PM, Kemp, Levi <lnkemp bolivar k12 mo us> wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: k12osn-bounces redhat com
> > > [mailto:k12osn-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Kemp, Levi
> > > Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2008 11:11 AM
> > > To: Support list for open source software in schools.
> > > Subject: [K12OSN] Sabayon or /etc/skel
> > >
> > > I'm working on user profiles and was wondering which way would be 
> > > better. I've used /etc/skel in the past, but it causes a 
> long list 
> > > in a window the first time a user logs in and they have 
> to click ok. 
> > > After that it's no big deal but is Sabayon any different? I have 
> > > installed it and create a profile then click edit, and after that 
> > > the menu is greyed out and nothing happens so I cannot 
> compare for 
> > > myself if it is easier. I'd like to be able to edit the menu 
> > > structure, add icons and change the desktop background 
> for each user 
> > > that way. Thanks.
> > >
> > > Levi
> >
> > I've got /etc/skel working where if I create a local acount it uses 
> > the files in /etc/skel without asking the user to click ok. 
> It doesn't 
> > even take the amount of time it used to to load it. Now the 
> problem is 
> > with my regular users, they aren't local accounts, they are 
> AD users 
> > that get home folders created at login. Is there any reason why it 
> > would no longer use /etc/skel/ for them as long as the 
> skel=/etc/skel ?
> >
> > Levi
> >
> 
> Does "AD users" mean that they are logging into Windows 
> systems? In that case, don't they get the default settings 
> based on the Default User profile that can be either in the 
> netlogon share or the local Default User profile on the 
> system that they log in at, e.g.
> C:\Documents and Settings\Default User
> 
> Dave Hopkins
>

Dave,

They are logging into my K12LTSP v6 terminals, but I have them
authenticating through a Windows 2003 server. I created a test account
to see if it would get the correct /etc/skel/ and it did. So I'm
wondering if I messed up the pam_mkhomedir line. I'll try and find what
file I put it in and how I did it. I just copied it from the wiki and
it's worked previously so I'm unsure what is happening this time.
Thanks.

Levi


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