[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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