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Systems without dconf profiles
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rbuj authored and lukefromdc committed Oct 20, 2018
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<application>dconf</application> uses several database files in GVDB binary format, one database per file.
A dconf profile consists of a single file, in plain text format, which contains a list of database files in GVDB format.
All dconf profiles are stored in the <filename class='directory'>/etc/dconf/profile</filename> folder.
In most systems, there is no dconf profile file since they only use the default database, user.db which is stored in ~/.config/dconf/user. In such case, there is no system-wide setting, i.e. users just have their own settings.
Example of content for the user profile (/etc/dconf/profile/user file):

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