[Thunar-dev] system-wide document templates with thunar
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Sat Nov 22 01:10:23 CET 2008
Jelle de Jong wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I am searching for a way to use the document template system with a
> system wide configuration. So instead of the /home/user/Templates
> directory something like /etc/templates or /usr/share/templates.
> And I am not really looking for a symbolic link to from user home to
> system dir solution :-p.
> Is this possible?
Yes and no. In the 4.4-era releases, no, not at all.
In the 4.6 beta, you can by configuring the templates dir in
xdg-user-dirs (google that). But you have to set the templates dir for
all users -- I guess a default config in /etc/skel would work for that.
But note that this won't let you have a system dir and user dir for
templates that get merged -- you can only have one dir for templates.
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