[Sugar-devel] moving some more configuration to gconf (was Re: some efforts that would be really useful for deployments)

Tomeu Vizoso 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
> undocumented.
> 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.
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Features/Font_configuration

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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