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Oracle Solaris 11.1 Desktop Administrator's Guide     Oracle Solaris 11.1 Information Library
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1.  Administering the Oracle Solaris Desktop

2.  Managing User Preferences With GConf

GConf Overview

GConf Repository Components

Configuration Sources


Schema Definition Files

GConf Daemon

Working With the GConf Command-Line Tool

Setting Preference Values

General Preferences

HTTP Proxy Preferences

Number of Workspaces

Keyboard Accessibility Preferences

Keyboard Shortcut Preferences

Specifying Panel and Panel Object Preferences

Individual Panels and Panel Objects Structure

Look-and-Feel Preferences

Font Preferences

Background Preferences

Splash Image Preferences

Restoring Default Preference Values

3.  Customizing Menus

4.  Installing Themes

5.  Customizing Fonts

6.  Working With MIME Types

7.  Managing Screensavers

8.  Managing Sessions

9.  Overview of the Yelp Help Browser

10.  Improving the Performance of the Oracle Solaris Desktop System

11.  Disabling Features in the Oracle Solaris Desktop System

12.  Working With the X Window System

A.  Hidden Directories



Restoring Default Preference Values

To restore the default preference values for a user, type the following command:

# gconftool-2 --direct --config-source \
user-configuration-source --recursive-unset

Replace user-configuration-source with the configuration source in the .gconf directory in the user's home directory. For example:

# gconftool-2 --direct \
--config-source xml:readwrite:$(HOME)/.gconf --recursive-unset

This command resets the values of all the preference keys, in all the subdirectories, from the user setting to the setting in the default configuration source file.