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plainbox.conf - plainbox configuration file

PLAINBOX.CONF(5) Plainbox PLAINBOX.CONF(5)

NAME

plainbox.conf - plainbox configuration file

SYNOPSIS

/etc/xdg/plainbox.conf
 
$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/plainbox.conf

DESCRIPTION

Plainbox (and its derivatives) uses a configuration system composed of variables arranged in sections. All configuration files follow the well-known INI-style syntax. While Plainbox itself is not really using any variables, knowledge of where those can be defined is useful for working with derivative applications, such as Checkbox.

The [environment] section

The [environment] section deserves special attention. If a job advertises usage of environment variable FOO (by using the environ: FOO declaration) and FOO is not available in the environment of the user starting plainbox, then the value is obtained from the [environment] section. This mechanism is useful for distributing both site-wide and per-user configuration for jobs.

FILES

/etc/xdg/plainbox.conf
System-wide configuration file (lowest priority).


 
$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/plainbox.conf
Per-user configuration (highest priority).


EXAMPLES

/etc/xdg/plainbox.conf:
 
[environment]
OPEN_BG_SSID=my-ap-ssid


SEE ALSO

plainbox-check-config (1)

AUTHOR

Zygmunt Krynicki & Checkbox Contributors 2012-2014 Canonical Ltd
January 5, 2016 0.25