Comment 6 for bug 942709

Paul Sladen (sladen) wrote :

I reckon we can actually do most of that with a non-invasive shell-script. It might not be as smooth turning things on and off, but off the top of my head:

  * Username: Can be do with 'chfn -f' or policy-key equivalent
  * Datetime: do-able with Popey's (double) gsettings hack
  * Network: dpkg-divert/override *all* of the network related icons to be wifi-max
  * Battery: dpkg-divert/override *all* of the network related icons to be battery-max
  * Background: gsettings overwrite org.gnome.desktop.background picture-uri
  * Launcher: gsettings overwrite com.canonical.Unity.Launcher favorites

It would significantly hackish, but we could knock a shell-script/mini-package that uses dpkg-divert up before 12.04 LTS release.