Scripting GNOME configuration

This article was first written in April 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/119) GConf is GNOME’s configuration database. It provides tools for configuring every GNOME application installed. To learn more about what GConf is, how it works, and what…

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Creating new email accounts in Ximian Evolution

This article was first written in April 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/116) The configuration is stored in gconf under the namespace /apps/evolution/mail. To list its content: $ gconftool-2 –recursive-list /apps/evolution/mail

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Setting a default HTTP proxy configuration using GConf

This article was first written in April 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/115) To set the default HTTP proxy configuration for GNOME using GConf in command-line: $ gconftool-2 –direct –config-source xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.mandatory –type string –set /system/http_proxy/host proxy-name $ gconftool-2 –direct…

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