Sharing home directory

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Thu Apr 6 15:45:31 BST 2006

On Wednesday 05 April 2006 16:44, Michel Peru wrote:
> Hi,
> An explanation of my problem:
>   1) Imagine that I have 10 PC running Linux + KDE.
>   2) Imagine that the home directory of the user "xxx" is the same for all
> of the PC (the home directory is NFS mounted and shared by all the PC).
>   3) Imagine that for the user "xxx" I want a different KDE desktop
> organization for each of the PC (for exemple a different naming scheme for
> the desktop switcher).
> How should I proceed to enable a per PC customization using a shared home
> directory?

You could use a different $KDEHOME depending in hostname or, if it only 
differs in few settings, have those settings depend on the output from an 
executable/script which checks the hostname and returns different output.


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
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