Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Jul 2007 18:39 UTC, submitted by michuk
Gnome "To put things short, Gconf is a system built in GNOME 2 which stores applications' preferable configuration data as well as graphical environment variables in its own files. I'd like you to get familiar with the Gconf tool's functions, engineering, and usage with this article."
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RE: Registry
by prymitive on Mon 2nd Jul 2007 20:37 UTC in reply to "Registry"
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What stops You from going with vi to the ~/.gconf dir?
You will find there planty of xml files which are easy to edit.
GConf is a wrapper for that dir, nothing else, You don't need to access any config files in Your app, just use gconf to open/edit prefs.
Some people also don't like that amount of dot{file,dir} things in they home dir, one dir for configs is enough.

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