New user's account has different look [solved]

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New user's account has different look [solved]

Post#1 by rek769 » 23 Apr 2015, 00:12

Successfully added a new user account. However, when I log into the account the desktop is different than the standard look of the root and guest users. Additionally the whisker, applications, and other menus are missing icons and the default is set to 2 panels instead of 1...Something simple probably but I am a newbie to slack and XFCE.

Using Porteus v3.1 (64) with XFCE and kernel 3.17.4
Thanks in advance for help and or suggestions.
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Re: New user's account has different look

Post#2 by brokenman » 23 Apr 2015, 02:23

You'll need to copy over all the config files from the account that is setup how you like it. Probably in /home/guest/.config

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cp -a --parents /home/guest/.config /home/newuser/
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Re: New user's account has different look

Post#3 by rek769 » 24 Apr 2015, 14:44

Thanks for the reply. I did not have to copy everything over. The problem was resolved by changing the STYLE setting in the APPEARANCE area of the SETTINGS MANAGER. For whatever reason none of the menus had icons (or the icon was replaced with a small box with an 'x'). Changing the style fixed that problem.
Thanks again

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Re: New user's account has different look

Post#4 by wread » 01 May 2015, 11:10

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