On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 00:40 -0400, Christopher L Tubbs II wrote:
Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-04-28 at 16:27 -0400, Christopher L Tubbs II wrote:
>>>> 2) I can't seem to configure my "face" image. Putting a
>>>> in my home directory doesn't work, nor does configuring image with
>>>> System->Preferences->Personal->About Me.
>>> What permissions do you have on your home directory ?
>> The default, created by system-config-users: drwx------
>> And, .face has: -rw-r--r--
>> This might not be correct for use with gdm, but at the very least,
>> configuring with "About Me" utility should just work by default by
>> setting the right permissions or prompting if permissions are not correct?
> Possibly. Although the 'bad surprise' factor is pretty big if some
> random capplet starts messing with your home direcory. It might be
> better to store the faces somewhere else.
I think storing faces elsewhere is a good idea...
Perhaps the simplest idea, though, is to have gnome-about-me ask the
user if they'd like to modify home directory permissions to show face on
desktop, so at least, there's no surprises.
I'm just curious. Where would you store them (other than the home
directory) that would remain during updates.
"It's a fine line between denial and faith.
It's much better on my side"