[CentOS] make /home/user without all the maps

Scott Robbins scottro at nyc.rr.com
Wed Sep 26 08:22:49 EDT 2012


On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 01:06:27PM +0100, Keith Roberts wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Sep 2012, John Austin wrote:
> 
> > To: centos at centos.org
> > From: John Austin <ja at jaa.org.uk>
> > Subject: Re: [CentOS] make /home/user without all the maps
> > 
> > On Wed, 2012-09-26 at 12:13 +0100, Nux! wrote:
> >> On 26.09.2012 11:30, Johan Vermeulen wrote:
> >>> Dear All,
> >>>
> >>> I would like to make a whole lot of homedirs without Documents,
> >>> Downloads , ....
> >>> like it was in CentOs5.
> >>>
> >>> I know I have to adapt something in /etc/skel but cannot find out how
> >>> to
> >>> do it.
> >>>
> >>> Anyone can give me a hand with this?


I'm looking in /etc/skel, and I see a .gnome directory--as I don't have
Gnome installed, it seems to be empty on my machine.  So, perhaps moving
that somewhere temporarily might handle those files--they sound like
Desktop files, possibly Gnome related.  (A guess on my part, as, when I
tried creating a test user on my system, there was no Downloads directory. 

I do seem to remember either firefox or Chrome creating that directory at
some point when I downloaded a file--it may have even been something like
the directory does not exist should I create it and me clicking OK.


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