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Questions tagged [settings]

Settings are options in a program that allow you to configure the program to suit your needs.

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Can't un-mirror display for dual monitors - Juno

I am on a Dell 9360 on which I have installed elementary Juno. I have it attached to a Samsung 27 in monitor. I was using the two screens successfully unmirrored with the Dell on the left as the ...
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How to make Mailspring default mail app?

I installed the snap version of Mailspring (using Snaptastic), but during install the .desktop file for some reason wasn't copied to /usr/share/applications/ or ~/.local/share/applications/ . I did ...
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How To Configure the Terminal in Code

The question says it all. I would like to configure the integrated terminal of Code (especially get rid of some lurid colours), but I can't find any option to do so, nor any configuration file. How ...
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Problems with WIFI

I just installed elementary on my Windows PC and I have problems with wireless network : the WIFI networks are not detected. You can see the wireless connexion is enabled, but it says it is disabled.....
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shrink Window title bar

Is there a way to shrink all Window title bars on Juno? I've tried making changes to gtk.css and app.css with no luck. Thank you
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Prevent windows from sticking to others while being dragged?

How do I stop the behavior where dragging windows across another window makes them "stick" together for a bit. I want to turn that behavior off completely. Here's what I mean: https://i.imgur.com/...
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Can't get multitouch(3+ finger) working on eOS

For some reason I am having trouble getting my trackpad fully working. It feels fine and works well for the most part, including scrolling and tap to click, but I have issues with doing anything with ...
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Video is freezing

I have an issue when I am watching videos (youtube for example but only in firefox is ok), when I am in a video call in Skype, etc. The image is freezing, it begins normal but after 10 seconds the ...
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How can I disable Tap to Click?

how can I disable tap to click on the elementary os? I've tried disabling it from the "Mouse & Touchpad" menu on Settings but it doesn't work.
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Failed to fetch updates / network not connecting and browser has temporary failure in name resolution

When I'm trying to run a system update, I am greeted by this chain of command Err:1 http://packages.elementary.io/appcenter bionic InRelease Temporary failure resolving ‘packages.elementary.io’ Err:2 ...
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How to get cursor autofocus on login screen?

Is there a way to get the cursor to autofocus on login screen? Currently I have to use the mouse to get the cursor to the login screen in order to enter the password. I would like to be able to just ...
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Hibernate option in Juno

I cannot make my computer hibernate. I altered the settings so that pressing the power button sends the computer into hibernate mode but when I actually press the button, nothing happens. Also, is ...
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display arrangement: external monitor on top of laptop internal monitor not possible

Whenever I arrange the displays in the system settings to be on top of each other the top display is forced to the left or right of the bottom display. as a result the displays are not vertically not ...
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multi-monitor setup with both landscape and portrait position break wallpaper setting

I am running Juno and I have a 3-monitor-setup with two in portrait and one in landscape. Display setting shows this layout: before I change my layout using xrandr commands (3 monitors in landscape)...
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VmWare workstation on Juno - Vm Screen doesn't appear

I installed Elementary juno last week but I'm not be able to work with Vmware Workstation (last version), when I start virtual machine the console screen does not appear (the video stays on the vmware ...
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music app problem

My problem is whenever I click the play icon on the sound tab, the music will not start. I have to go to the app every time to play the songs. Shouldn't the songs just start by pressing the play ...
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Cannot add 1366x768 resolution to monitor[Solved, but can't save settings after log out]

So I have a monitor that is normally 1366x768 while going through my elgato in windows, but in elementary os it only gives options for (1080p, 720p and 1440x480). So i have tried to add 1366x768 as a ...
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Video output stops after long inactivity

Machine freezes after long inactivity despite all power options switched to never. No errors posted cause the screen switches off and can't be recovered. It's run natively - not as a vm. Hardware: ...
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Parental Controls Not Working

I was just testing out the parental controls and though i disable some apps, enable a certain login time, and disable access to some websites, none of it works, though i have checked the settings and ...
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Is it possible to hide user list from the power button in top right corner?

is it possible to hide user list from the power button in top right corner? There are many users in the system and the menu stretches all over the screen.
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Settings/Displays multi-monitor: turning off a display doesn't work on Juno/Intel Haswell

On Juno, Intel Haswell notebook with external monitor, trying to turn off a monitor doesn't actually work. When I use Settings -> Displays -> any_monitor -> Use This Display -> OFF the monitor is ...
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Airplane mode turns on after closing lid with “Do nothing” on lid close setting turned on

I have Elementary OS set up so that it does nothing on lid close, although laptop stays on when I close the lid, airplane mode turns on and my wireless connection disconnects. How do I prevent this ...
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Snap display arrangement in System Settings

On Mac, when you're rearranging displays in System Preferences, it automatically snaps the screen you're dragging to your other screens' edges. This makes rearranging a lot easier. Is this possible ...
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how to fix bug in the windows of elementary os

I'm using eclipse photon to program in java 8, and when I create a new class, package, I enter the settings, etc. It seems that these windows are inside a window, how can I solve this?
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Wacom settings nowhere to be found on Hardware Settings

I'm an elementary OS newbie here, and while I am able to use my wacom tablets with no issue out of the box in Juno, with pressure sensitivity and all (I have both an intuos pro medium and an small ...
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change shortcut ctrl + Q to ctrl + W for close files?

How to change shortcut ctrl + Q to ctrl + W for closing files?
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Elementary OS ignoring suspend disable

In power settings, suspend is disabled. However, the PC still goes into a suspend state after approximately 30 minutes. This behavior does not happen under Ubuntu Budgie on another SSD in the same PC. ...
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ctrl + w for close window?

I'm new to elementary OS, I was using Linux Mint and now I'm moved to elementary OS since Juno was released.. I often use ctrl + w for close window in Linux Mint (It's default on Linux Mint), can I ...
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Window focus policy

The question "Focus window by mouse hover" was never answered. I find it annoying to always search the title bar of a window in the background in order to bring the window upfront. How can I configure ...
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Maximize screen space in elementary os

I have a laptop with only 11 inches display. I'd like to know how could I maximize screen space. In gnome shell I use extensions like hide top bar to, well, hide the top bar, and pixel-saver to ...
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Any way I can minimize VLC while browsing, or minimize browser?

I can't find the minimize and maximize icons.
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Customization tools for juno

Anybody knows if there are any plans or third party initiative to allow some level of customization to Juno? In particular I have a small display so I always try to maximize the usable screen. In ...
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How can I lower the volume specific to a particular app?

I use the app Workrave to help keep RSI at bay. However, the app has a higher sound volume than I'd like, while the rest of my system is just right for me. Is there a way I can lower its volume while ...
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Wifi sometimes no longer works

Greatings, How this happens: I am on Internet on elementary OS and all of a sudden Internet no longer works, I realize this for instance because I can't load any website anymore. Then the network ...
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3rd Monitor doesnt go into sleep mode

I am currently running 3 monitors and its working beautifully, except for one issue. My 3rd monitor remains on indefinitely while the other two will sleep correctly when inactive. Does anyone know ...
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Can not save Hot Corners in Settings

I hope you are all doing great. This morning I noticed that none of my Hot Corners were working, I went to Setting > Desktop > Hot Corners to check and they were all set to "Do nothing", I tried to ...
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Keyboard randomly freezes while typing

While typing there are times where my keyboard randomly freezes and repeats the key over and over again. At that point, my only option is to manually hit the power button in order to restart. The ...
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HP Envy 7640 Won't Print Under Loki

I'm running the latest, fully-updated version of Loki dual-booting with Windows 7 on my laptop. Loki loads and boots wonderfully fast, but I cannot print at all. My HP Envy 7640 works correctly under ...
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Remote access options for off-site tech support

Thinking of installing elementary on a new, internet-only, set of workstations at the office for some of our employees. I've built some barebones PCs and want to take advantage of how lightweight ...
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Cannot make Samsung ML2165 Printer work in Loki

I have a Samsung ML2165 laser printer. When I look at printers two are shown as follows: Samsung ML-2160 Series Samsung ML-2165 Both are shown as ready. Nothing will print. When I attempted to ...
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Update Broke Audio on T420

Date: June 12ish-13ish, 2018 update. Suspected Cause: Kernel update from 4.13.0-43 to 4.13.0-45 Have a Thinkpad T420 and just updated today. Tried watching a Youtube video and noticed my dedicated ...
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sysctl ipv6 configuration not fully applied

I want to disable ipv6 via sysctl.conf but it looks like the values are somehow being overridden for some interfaces. ipv6 should be disabled: $cat /etc/sysctl.conf /etc/sysctl.d/* | grep ...
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Color Missing Under Settings

Recently had some issues adding profiles in in the color settings, so I uninstalled then reinstalled it via the app center. Unfortunately, after reinstalling it the color setting, the color icon is no ...
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Failed to fetch updates : How to fix corrupt source file

The error message contains: Failed to fetch updates This may have been caused by external, manually added software repositories or a corrupted sources file. details: W: The repository 'http://ppa....
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How to Show Caps lock, Number Lock in right corner?

I'm new to Elementary OS. I was running Debian with Gnome2. My laptop does not have LED indicators for caps lock or any lock for that matter. Is there an applet for Elementary OS to display this? "...
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External Keyboard and Mouse do not work on Laptop

I clean installed Elementary OS on my Asus Vivobook and whenever I try to use an external keyboard and mouse on my laptop, they don't work.
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Touchpad doesn't work with keyboard

How to disable touchpad stop when typing? I know how to do it on Ubuntu, but there are other settings and this item no.
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Screen timeouts

I have an issue that after 5 minutes of not using my laptop I goes into sctreen saver and then I have to re enter my password. I cant find a setting to change this. Thank you
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How to launch an app at startup in minimized mode?

I want to start the default mail application at startup in minimized mode. While the System settings app allows applications to be added to launch at startup, there is no option to start the specified ...
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Unable to validate Gmail mail account username or password error [duplicate]

All the time I get "Username or password incorrect". I have verify again and again this information and it is correct. No mistakes!