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Questions tagged [dconf]

Dconf is the hidden configuration settings used in the GNOME desktop environment (within elementary OS). Please also tag with the related application.

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Customising the wingpanel in juno? like adding blur?

I have dconf editor but everything is changed in juno. so we cant edit the wingpanels opacity there. if we can, how? i have recently arrived at linux environment so please help me out a bit. thanks
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How to Enable Right-Click and desktop icons in Elementory OS Juno

I am not able to use Right Click Option to Run Terminal at a precise location in the Latest Elementory OS Juno.I humbly request your assistance.
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loki - missing wingpanel after messing with dconf

I recently installed elementary OS on my Desktop computer, and after customizing a little bit with dconf settings my wingpanel (topbar) dissapeared. Maximizing an application doesn't cover the space ...
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Gsettings and dconf-editor touchpad settings not being used

So, I am used to disabling my touchpad send-events on external mouse via gsettings, and even when trying with dconf-editor, it no longer works. Thus I am stuck disabling the touchpad with synclient ...
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elementary OS Loki Latest OS update seems to ignore dconf touchpad settings

After the most recent os system update, my dconf settings to disable touchpad on external mouse or plain disable are no longer effective. I desire the touchpad to be disabled full time as I don't use ...
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Enabling context menu icons in Pantheon Files?

There are no icons in Files' context menus in Loki, and this is normal behavior. Installing PCManFM those icons are still missing, but they can be enabled as explained here. The change doesn't affect ...
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Loki's file manager repeatedly creates a random ~/.config/dconf/user file

As I wrote in the title, everytime I launch Loki's file manager it starts writing and deleting a random ~/.config/dconf/user file, causing an excessive disk activity. Is there anyone experiencing the ...
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Dconf Editor problem - no changes

As you can see in the picture below, I'm using Ubuntu with the Pantheon theme (from the Elementary OS). I can't seem to find an answer for my problem: I want to change the buttons (close, maximize and ...
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Loki - dconf-editor not working?

In freya I used to modify wingpanel a little (e.g. having seconds show in the clock etc.) using dconf-editor. This does not seem to work anymore in loki. I can modify the respective settings in dconf-...
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Where are system settings stored?

I am talking about all the settings that you can tweak through the system settings app. On which file(s) are they stored ? If they are all stored in different places, how can I find the location ...
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Clicking on “Applications” in the top-left corner opens a terminal

I've been playing around with dconf tools. I'm not sure what I've done but now when I try to click on Applications, a terminal opens. So far, clicking everywhere else works fine. Any ideas? Thanks!
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When should dconf Editor be used or not used?

Over the past few months as I've transitioned from Windows to Elementary OS, I've had several hardware issues (especially regarding my laptop's touchpad) that I've found solutions to. Many of these ...
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How to Disable Plank

In Elementary OS Luna, I was able to disable Plank by going into the dconf settings and removing Plank from the monitored-processes in org.pantheon.cerbere. I installed the newer Freya and now this ...
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elementary OS Freya multimedia keys and Spotify

I was having issues with the 0.9 version of Spotify and switched to the 1.0 beta of Spotify. After that my multimedia keys on my keyboard don't work. I've reset the defaults of my org>gnome>settings-...
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Why can I not install dconf-tools?

Whenever I try to install dconf-tool I get this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package dconf-tools is not available, but is ...