g-wrap (was Re: QOF won't link)
warlord at MIT.EDU
Sun Jun 20 14:21:25 EDT 2004
Thomas Viehmann <tv at beamnet.de> writes:
> Derek Atkins wrote:
>> See, this is absolutely a requirement, IMHO. If gconf2 doesn't let us
>> do this then, IMHO, we CANNOT use gconf2. I consider it a
>> show-stopper if you tie a user's gnucash configuration to a single
>> machine. I'd rather keep the existing scheme-based configuration than
>> lose the ability to have the same desktop on multiple machines (I
>> already have this feature in my environment).
> AFAIU, networking needs to be enabled in /etc/orbitrc (which it isn't by
> default at least in Debian), then settings will be shared across the
> network and written by the first gconfd activated by the user, assuming
> $HOME is shared.
> I'm not exactly an expert, though.
In my case $HOME is shared, but nothing else is. So long as user-data
is stored in $HOME then that's usually sufficient. I just absolutely
need to be able to logout from machine 1, login to machine 2, and be
able to access gnucash the same on both machines.
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
Member, MIT Student Information Processing Board (SIPB)
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