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Centos shared Desktop Items

Posted on 2012-09-12
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Last Modified: 2012-09-13
This might be a really dumb question but I'm new to Linux and am not sure how to do this or even ask the correct question.

So here it goes... I have a Centos 6 system that is running gnome for desktop interaction with users. I have 6 users that remote NX into the system and I would like to setup a default application that is loaded on the system to be placed on the desktop so that I don't need to set up the application for each user.

I'm looking for the location to set up a shared setting for all users or a group of users on Linux much like Microsofts Public desktop setting. So as I update the program each user will see the new version on the desktop as they log on and I don't need to set it up for each user.

What is the best way for me to set this up?

Question by:Amirsys
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Jan Springer earned 1500 total points
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Create an account, for this example, we'll call it "test"

In the "test/Desktop" directory place your applications.

Then bind that directory to the other directories:

  mount --bind /path/to/test/Desktop /path/to/someone_else/Desktop

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