[RDD] RD networking machines

Cowboy curt at cwf1.com
Mon Sep 17 08:19:44 EDT 2012


On Monday 17 September 2012 05:59:50 am VE4PER/ Andy wrote:
> It is to get around having to configure desktops, email accounts and 
> program preferences over and over each time a new install is done with 
> the same user.
> 
> In the case of RD, a new user could log on to a machine and customize 
> their desktop and application prefs like email and browser, then have 
> them copied over and placed on the server for automounting from any 
> machine in the RD network.

 User customization is easily done in that users /home/.bashrc file
 and/or .profile and/or .bash_profile log-on scripts.
 There's no reason customizations and such can't be in those
 scripts ( that's what they're for ) including remounting that user's
 home directory from a share.
 It's a fundamental of *nix operating systems, although there 
 might be a linux flavor that doesn't, though I seriously doubt it.

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