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Re: KDE configuration outside of the GUI




Hi William,

On Tuesday, 2017-02-07, 13:13:24, William Muriithi wrote:
> Hello
> 
> RedHat 6 desktops:
> 
> I have googled as extensively as I can, and I haven’t seem an answer
> to my query.  I would like to configure krfb on a number of systems
> and this will be recurring a lot.  To be able to scale, I am looking
> on a way to set up VNC, without always going through the GUI,
> essentially, something like this document below, but CLI centric

KDE applications use a configuration framework that allows multiple search 
directories and merging of settings found in files in any of them.
See section on file hierarchy here [1].

In your case you could configure the setup you need once through the GUI, then 
locate the configuration file and install it into a "global" location.

Any instance of krfb will find it there and use those settings unless the 
user's local configuration says otherwise [2].

Given you mentioned "number of systems" and "recurring a lot" I wager the 
guess that this is a multi workstation setup scenario like at a company or 
organisation.

In which case it might be of interest to subscribe to the KDE Enterprise 
mailinglist [3] which is a forum for system administrators to share 
experiences with their setups, etc.

Cheers,
Kevin

[1] https://userbase.kde.org/KDE_System_Administration/Kiosk/Introduction
[2] This can even be disabled, as the configuration framework allows more 
global files to restrict what local files can overwrite. See also [1]
[3]
-- 
Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring

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