Control included apps for new user in RH9

Hi,
I have Red Hat 9.0 installed.  When I create a new user it defaults to them using the gnome shell and having icons linked to Mozilla 1.2.1 as well as the Open Office apps.  Where is this controlled from?  If I wanted to change what the default things were for new users, where would I make this change?  Thanks.
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Karl Heinz KremerCommented:
In the /etc/skel directory are the configuration files that are copied to a new user's home directory. You can e.g. change Gnome to KDE by modifying .xinitrc
InfoVacuumAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the info.
I don't see a .xinitrc file there.  As a matter of fact I don't see anything too specific except a .kde directory (and I see nothing about gnome even though that is the default desktop).  Is there another place that contains this type of information too?  Sorry, I'm still pretty inexperinced with this stuff.
paullamhkgCommented:
you can try using "find / -name .xinitrc -print -depth" to find the actual path of .xinitrc
Karl Heinz KremerCommented:
The default window manager is actually configured in /etc/sysconfig/desktop
This information is then used in /etc/X11/prefdm, which is called by the init process (after an init 5).
There is a default for .xinitrc, and it's located in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit, and it's called xinitrc - without the leading dot.

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InfoVacuumAuthor Commented:
Thanks.  i think that gets me moving in the right direction.  I still have a few questions, but I think can find the answers from here.
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