Default values for ~/.kde/share/config/kdeglobals?

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Fri Mar 31 13:48:29 BST 2006

On Friday 31 March 2006 14:24, Niki Kovacs wrote:
> Quoting Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>:
> > > Q: what can I do to make my own kdeglobals file the stock default
> > > setting?
> >
> > Usually you can place the same file into the respective global location:
> >
> > $ kde-config --expandvars --install config
> >
> > Not sure if this applies for kdeglobals as well, but you could try to
> > copy the
> > one of the current user to the above location and check if it is valid
> > for other users as long as they have no override values themselves.
> Hi,
> I tried what you suggested, e. g. place kdeglobals in some directory (for
> example my home directory) and then issue 'kde-config --expandvars
> --install config', but to no avail. Tried this as user as well as being
> root.
> I followed some other suggestion and tried qtconfig for default font type
> and size configuration, but this didn't seem to work either.

Sorry, there is a misunderstanding. The given command does not install 
anything it lists the directory where KDE's global configuration is 
For example on my system at home it will print
on my system at work it will print

So you actually should try this as root:
$ cp kdeglobal $(kde-config --expandvars --install config)


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