I am happy that
gconf-editor exists, and is readily accessible (once you know about it), but it seems strange that there are two completely seperate places to customize an application's look and feel.
I am quite new to Linux, and after two decades of Windows, this "new" paradigm sometimes leaves me feeling like a lost and wandering pilgrim... but I've come to realize that I don't need MS at all (almost; just one .NET app I need/want) ...and when I get mono installed in wine, I won't even need to run Windows in a VM :) ... but I actually get a perverse sense of happiness (or is it revenge) at seeing Windows as the "guest"... but I digress...
In the meantime, I want to understand how
gnome is put together.
What is the general design intent of
Where/how does it fit into the
Are all settings for a given app availble via
gconf-editor conceptually any/much different to the Windows registry?