Re: gnome-volume-manager settings

On Tue, 2007-12-18 at 21:55 +1030, Ian wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 December 2007 21:25:34 Ian Collier wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 09:06:24PM +1030, Ian wrote:
> > > I'm deploying a group of workstations running opensuse & gnome. The
> > > gnome-volume-manager is set by default to make banshee run when an audio
> > > CD is inserted. I need to disable this (as a default) so that users can
> > > run grip instead without banshee loading. I can do this for one user in
> > > the control panel using the "Removable Drives & Media" settings, but I
> > > can't seem to find where that setting is stored so I can copy it to
> > > /etc/skel to make it the default setting. Can anyone please point me in
> > > the right direction?
> >
> > In my experience, configuring system defaults for all users in GNOME
> > requires jumping through ridiculous hoops.  I'd be glad to be proved
> > wrong.
> :lol:
> > However, if you are looking for files to put in /etc/skel then
> > ~/.gconf/desktop/gnome/volume_manager/%gconf.xml might actually work.
> >
> > imc
> It looks like that file has the setting I need -  I'll give it try 
> in /etc/skel. Thanks for the quick reply :-)

Rather than dumping files in /etc/skel, you could just take
advantage of the fact that GConf has a built-in mechanism
for setting default and mandatory settings for all users.

Check out the section on GConf in the admin guide:

And here's how to work with default and mandatory settings
using the Configuration Editor:

If you're doing a lot of customizations, you might want to
check out Sabayon:


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