Chapter 13. Customizing GNOME Desktop Features
dconfutility. The users will experience the difference when they log out and log in again.
13.1. Allowing and Disallowing Online Accounts
- enable all online accounts;
- selectively enable a few online accounts;
- disable all online accounts.
Procedure 13.1. Configuring Online Accounts
- If you do not have the gnome-online-accounts package on your system, install it by running the following command as root:
yum install gnome-online-accounts
- Create a keyfile for the local database in
/etc/dconf/db/local.d/goa, which contains the following configuration:
- For selectively enabling a few providers only:
[org/gnome/online-accounts] whitelisted-providers= ['google', 'facebook']
- For disabling all providers:
[org/gnome/online-accounts] whitelisted-providers= ['']
- For allowing all available providers:
[org/gnome/online-accounts] whitelisted-providers= ['all']
- Lock down the settings to prevent users from overriding them.
- If it does not exist, create a new directory named
- Create a new file in
/etc/dconf/db/local.d/locks/goawith the following contents:
# Prevent users from changing values for the following key: /org/gnome/online-accounts
- Update the system databases for the changes to take effect:
- Users must log out and back in again before the system-wide settings take effect.