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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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Change volume control increments/ticks?

Is there any way to change the volume increment or ticks? With the default settings, the ticks are way too broad for my taste - one "tick" changes the volume by a large amount, I'd prefer finer ...
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Large icons, windows, fonts, etc

I have a computer connected to an LCD TV with a Radeon 6770HD During installation everything was fine, but when I boot everything is very large. Installing the drivers from the AMD website didn't ...
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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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onscreen keyboard on login

Please tell me there is a way to enable onscreen keyboard during login? It used to be in Freya but Loki has many basic things either hidden or just impossible to do anymore? Please how can I enable ...
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My touchpad isn't working

I recently installed Elementary OS in my laptop. (Toshiba Satellite C55-B5356) and I cannot seem to get my touchpad to work. As far as I can tell, it's enabled. xinput list seems to recognize it ...
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Toggling Bluetooth on Wingpanel does not toggle Bluetooth in settings

...in Loki. Has anyone else observed this, is it a reported issue? I noticed this connecting a Wiimote to Loki the other day... I kept getting 'unable to connect messages' using wminput. Lo and ...
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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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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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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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“Turn off screen when inactive for” doesn't work

I use Loki and my desktop never turns screen off when inactive my computer. Actually this feature was working until a few weeks ago. Is there any chance to overcome this issue?
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Lockscreen Clock Format?

I can't seem to find where to change the lockscreen time format. Currently its displaying AM+PM clock, whilst my system is set to use English British and my Date+Time is set to 24h (Its displaying ...
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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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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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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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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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How to rebind the copy/paste shortcut keys?

I am an emacs user, and the elementaryOS short-cut keys for copy/paste really bug me. Is it possible to rebind C-c, C-v, C-a to super-c, super-v, super-a etc? (where super is the cmd/win key - i use a ...
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Change volume icon in panel

I have uninstalled pulseaudio and for this place I installed gnome-alsamixer. But icon from pulse audio still is in top panel. I want to replace it for gnome-alsamixer volume changer. How to do it?
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Right Arrow Key Navigation Shortcut Issue

My system is an Acer Inspiron E 15 which is running on Elementary OS Loki. The issue I've found that randomly started today was discovered during my use of Google Docs via Chrome. I clicked the right ...
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Terminal says that the wallpaper is changed but I see that it doesn't!

I use a Dell laptop with a docking station with 2 monitors and Loki. I don't have problem in changing the wallpaper when I use the laptop alone, without docking station and 2 monitors. When I Use the ...
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Settings -> Printers showing no window at home but does at work

I have recently installed Elementary OS Loki on my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad T450s), and I have two similar network printers at work and at home (Xerox Workcentre 6605 and 6506). At work I use a wired ...
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Bluetooth device duplicates (wingpannel)

I am trying to connect my bluetooth headphones to my computer running elementary os loki. Aside from some other connection problems its been going fine. Except the bluetooth control in the wingpannel....
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Can elementary Loki be added to MS Active Directory?

Can elementary Loki be added to MS Active Directory using something like Centrify?
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Slow trackpad: finetuning and sensitivity/speed/accelation configuration

I have set the speed of my trackpad to max in the system settings. However, the trackpad is still quite slow. In essence, I have to move my finger around quite a lot to get from one end of the screen ...
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live USB and keyboard

live USB and keyboard I want to use Loki on a live USB flash drive to work on my Mac mini late 2012. I successfully created a bootable Loki USB drive. The net is accessible via WiFi (by the way, ...
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What's the best way to setup Elementary for a “10ft interface”?

First, let me extend a kudos to the developers. Your distro has kept my interest MUCH longer than any other in over 15 years of use. Second, I'm entertaining using this on my HTPC which runs Kodi, ...
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GuestAdditions on Loki

yesterday I installed Loki in my VirtualBox. Like with Freya and Luna, I could not use full screen or copy/paste from windows with the clean install, so I tried to install the guestAdditions. But in ...
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For some reason I am unable to use my equalizer with my new music downloaded app

How do I link my eq to my music downloader ?
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CUPS Trouble, can not access http://localhost:631/printers

I can access localhost:631 but I can click or open the link inside the page like http://localhost:631/printers and many more.
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Elementary Sleeps/Locks while plugged in

I have Sleep When Inactive For: DO Not Suspend. While Plugged in set. And Turn Screen Off When Inactive For: Never. Set. Also accessing these options appears in two different settings screens. There ...
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After update all settings in system settings -> languages and regions are empty

Now i have installed OS the third time... Everytime after the installation i can set the language/the systemlanguage to GERMAN. When i make the update my keyboard layout is us and the settings are ...
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How to save NVIDIA X Server Settings (nvidia-settings)?

I had changed resolution of the monitor from 75Hz to 60Hz and clicked a button "Save to X Configuration File" and saved into /ets/X11/xorg.conf as administrator. After restarting I still see 75Hz ...
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HDMI unplugging sound and display bug

Well as I plugged in the monitor to my laptop it all run smoothly. Then I turned off my built-in display from settings and chose sound output - same HDMI. It worked well until I decided to turn my ...
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Wired and Wireless connection missing

After changing proxy for LAN to use manual proxy, I removed it only not to be able to connect to the internet via LAN or Wifi, I searched online for similar problem and solution, but after following ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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I can not turn wireless on

I can not turn wireless on. I am new to this system. help please. I click on the button but it remains greyed out
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Issues with Elementary apps when using a tiling window manager (XMonad)

I've been using XMonad as a tiling window manager for the past few days, but I've noticed that most the Elementary gtk apps have a wide black border, the notable exception being pantheon-terminal. I ...
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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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ElementaryOS stop working, crashes when i take of USB Wifi

First of all, i managed to install ElementaryOS Loki and i made the wifi adapter work, but when i do apt-get update, upgrade and dist-upgrade, wifi simply stopped working, and the moment i take it off,...
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Modifying simple aspects of interface

I would like to change only the window buttons look. I have already searched the theme folder and found some .css and .png files, but wasn't able to understand how it actually works. In my mind I ...
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Backgrounds zoomed or tiled

My desktop backgrounds are zoomed or tiled, i.e. the photos appear much larger on my desktop when I choose one or are tiled. It only occurs on my personal desktop--I have set up two other users & ...
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The touchpad does not work after installation

I made the installation of elemantary os smoothly. The touchpad of the laptop did not work during the installation. I finished the installation with the shortcut keys. Everything's fine, but the ...
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How to set application to always open in new workspace

I was wondering if there is a way to set all the application to automatically open in a new workspace. I wish to set it up for all applications and each in their own workspace. Not in a specific one, ...
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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?