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    Adding Applications to the dock for all users

    We have started using WGM to lock down the machines and having a few questions arise.

    Mostly if we install an application on each iMac how do we get the icon to show up on the dock for all users? I guess we cant do it on the server.

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    i think you need to have WGM on 1 iMac that has the same software installed then you can control access

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    Or edit the plist file (I was doing this today!). The one you need is:

    Code:
    /System/Library/User\ Templates/English.lproj/Library/Preferences/com.apple.dock.plist
    (That's from memory so it may not be exactly right).

    You can also create a user (e.g. TemplateUser) and configure the dock how you want it before copying (in this instance) /Users/TemplateUser to /System/Library/User\ Templates/English.lproj

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    I have installed WGM on an iMac and have added the icons I wish to add. Another problem I am having is that although I delete all the icons apart from the ones I need, they still appear on the iMacs for example system Preferences is deleted from the dock in WGM but it still comes up on the machines.



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