12.2. Customizing Default Favorite Applications
Activities Overview. You can use
dconfto set the favorite applications for an individual user, or to set the same favorite applications for all users.
12.2.1. Setting Different Favorite Applications for Individual Users
~/.config/dconf/user. The following sample uses
dconfto set gedit, Terminal, and Nautilus as the default favorites for a user. The example code allows users to modify the list later, if they wish to do so.
Example 12.3. Contents of
# This line allows the user to change the default favorites later user-db:user
Example 12.4. Contents of
# Set gedit, terminal and nautilus as default favorites [org/gnome/shell] favorite-apps = [
12.2.2. Setting the Same Favorite Applications for All Users
dconfkeyfiles. The following sample edits the
dconfprofile and then create a keyfile to set the default favorite applications for all employees in the first floor of an organization.
Example 12.5. Contents of
user-db:user # This line defines a system database called first_floor system-db:first_floor
userdatabase file will take precedence over the settings in the
first_floordatabase file, but locks introduced in the
first_floordatabase file will take priority over those present in
user. For more information about locks, see Section 9.5.1, “Locking Down Specific Settings”.
Example 12.6. Contents of
# This sample sets gedit, terminal and nautilus as default favorites # for all users in the first floor [org/gnome/shell] favorite-apps = [