Adjust global configuration for KDE?

Rex Dieter rdieter at
Wed Apr 5 14:36:21 BST 2006

Tristan Miller wrote:
> Greetings.
> I've just installed SuSE 10.0 and KDE on a system intended for multi-user
> use.  Many of the users are novice computer users who will be confused by
> some of the default settings, such as the virtual desktop applet in the
> taskbar, and the myriad programs in the K Menu.  I would like to make a
> default KDE configuration for all new user accounts which will load only a
> few necessary taskbar applets, and feature icons for some commonly used
> programs on the desktop.  Can someone tell me how to do this?  I don't
> want to have to manually configure the KDE settings for each new user
> account as it is created.

The output of:
$ kde-config --path config
Will tell you the search path for looking for config files.

See also a nice tool called 'kiosktool':

-- Rex

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