How to set or unset mandatory or default user profile for Gnome users in Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

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Issue

  • How to create a mandatory or default user profile for Gnome users in Red Hat Enterprise Linux?
  • After setting up mandatory keys (e.g. /desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename ), user see the below error message while trying to change the key value
Could not change key value.  Error Message: Can't overwrite existing read-only value: Can't overwrite existing read-only value:
Value for '/desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename' set in a read-only source at the front of your configuration path.
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Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, or 6
  • GNOME

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