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Shoka
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Update multiple users to pixel

Sat Oct 15, 2016 6:38 pm

I have a Pi 3 running nicely on pixel after a normal update.

However there are multiple users on the pi and only one user has been updated.

Is there a standard process for replicating the desktop across multiple users ?


Harry
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Shoka
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Re: Update multiple users to pixel - fix

Sun Oct 16, 2016 3:59 pm

This seems to do the job for me..

Up to date user is pi, user to update is <user>

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sudo cp /home/pi/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/desktop.conf /home/<user>/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/desktop.conf
To get the new backdrops browse to /user/share/pixel-wallpaper.

The new directory sticks, so you only need to do it once.


Harry
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Re: Update multiple users to pixel

Fri Oct 21, 2016 10:16 am

I did this a little different because I no longer have a user named "pi" on my pi.

I renamed /home/{user}/.config/lxsessions/LXDE-pi/desktop.conf to desktop.conf.bak

This immediately applied changes from some system folder.

For good measure, copied

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/etc/sdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/desktop.conf
to

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/home/{user}/.config/lxsessions/LXDE-pi
I have no idea whether this is the right way to do things, but it seems to be working for me.

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