Userconfig: A KCModule for users and groups configuration

Gary Greene greeneg at
Thu May 5 02:06:05 BST 2011

On 3 May 2011, at 10:47 AM, Romain Perier wrote:

> Hello,
> I am a kubuntu contributor, we develop userconfig, a kcmodule for users
> and groups configuration. Basically, It has almost the same features than kuser,
> except it's graphically integrated into systemsettings and no longer runs as root (not official yet
> but I write a patch which works like a charm). Since kuser is not maintained anymore and the kdeadmin maintainer connot be contacted, I thought it was a good idea to send an email here.
> I have also contacted each kdeadmin authors (of each subproject). I propose to move userconfig in kdeadmin as an alternative of kuser.
> userconfig is written in python, see
> for more details.
> would you be interested ?

Does it allow for RFC 2307 based LDAP users? Loosing that feature of KUser would be a downside for me, as UNIX is far more than local shadow users.

Gary L. Greene, Jr.
Developer and Project Lead for the AltimatOS open source project
Volunteer Developer for the KDE open source project
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