[Sugar-devel] moving some more configuration to gconf (was Re: some efforts that would be really useful for deployments)
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Sun Dec 6 16:19:33 EST 2009
2009/11/25 Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org>:
> Customizing browse homepage
> The procedure to do this is too complicated for most deployments, and is
> Customizing which activities are in the favourites view by default
> You can do this just by editing a file, but that file is a part of the
> sugar distribution so it will be lost on upgrades.
> There is also no documentation for how to do this, as far as I can see.
> And once we're that far, why do users have to select which network to
> connect to? This is also a significant classroom challenge. But
> typically in deployments, networks are installed at the same time that
> the sugar systems are made available. It's all controlled by the same
> party. So we could have a way that deployers could make sugar
> automatically connect to specific networks, or something like that.
It has been suggested that GConf is the way to go here because is
precisely intended to simplify customization of defaults by
Everybody agrees with this? Should be a goal? Maybe someone from the
technical teams at .uy or .py would like to lend a hand?
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