Questions tagged [settings]

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

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How to remove user and his /home contents

If I remove a user at the relevant user management settings, does it also destroy it's home directory contents? If not, what's the best way of eliminating that data and remove all the user footprint?
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Why is my lock screen upside down

I had issues with my screen rotating until I turned off auto rotation but for some reason when I go to my lock screen it is upside down. I am using a Samsung Chromebook Pro with and Intel CORE m3 ...
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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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Settings are missing options and settings after update to Juno

I recently updated from Loki to Juno. I copied my home folder over as is. As I was copying the home folder over, after Juno had installed itself, I marked all the same-name folders to merge and all ...
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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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Wingpanel Setting to Hide When Windows are Maximized

I think Wingpanel having the ability to dodge maximized, or to integrate maximized window borders the way Unity used to. Plank has done this for years, as does Xfce, KDE, etc. It doesn't seem like a ...
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Can't actually turn built-in monitor off

is this a known bug? the button in the GUI display settings that you use to turn the monitors off is non-functional for me.
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Power Settings limited

Elementary OS is better than sliced bread but there are just a few small niggles one of them is that the power settings are consistent between charge and battery when it would make sense to separate ...
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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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I can't hear music, but can hear all system sounds

I use external sound card, and can hear all system sounds, but when I play any song from player ("melody", "music" or "Spotifi"), I can't hear anithing. When I use headphones without external sound ...
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How to reset lost administrative password?

I can not update because the person who set up my PC is out of the country and he didn't give ,me the "Authentication" password
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Hardware Printer, Mouse [closed]

everyone in the elementary Os world, I must say Having come from an Apple background I am liking what I see so far. I am running elementary OS 5.0 Juno 64 bit Question 1 I notice there is no ...
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Custom keyboard shortcut now activating after second press

I'm using ctrl + space as a custom shortcut to activate a TTS (text to speech) script that I wrote. I've been using this shortcut for about a week now with no problems, but recently the shortcut won'...
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Does anyone know a dark elementary os like plank theme?

I've been switching distros quite frequently lately... And I'm the most familiar with elementary os and ubuntu.. Now I intalled eos again, and I've turned on dark mode. The thing is that the ...
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Static Sound in Earphones

There's a low static sound in the earphones when nothing is playing. I tried messing with alsamixer and it seems to be the headphone mic boost setting, but I can't use alsactl store to save it or ...
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How do I fix/calibrate my screen colors?

(x-post from reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/elementaryos/comments/5qy9y9/how_do_i_fixcalibrate_my_screen_colors/) I just switched to elementary yesterday and I absolutely love it. There's a problem,...
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Audio devices working but not showing up in the settings

I'm wondering if I can get some guidance on how elementary manages audio devices -- especially how it detects them. Do you use Pulse or ALSA? Is there potentially a package missing? In my situation, ...
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How do I manage iPhone on elementary os

I have an iPhone 6s and would like it to work like how it does when I plug it into windows (file manager detects it and I can see photos) is there a way of doing this or a program like iTunes?
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How to select bluetooth dongle over internal bluetooth card

On my machine, I have two bluetooth adapters. One inside (connected to the wifi) that has terrible range, and a bluetooth dongle (usb) that has excellent range. On elementary OS, it automatically ...
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Is it possible to change the magnifier factor?

I’m visually impaired and am really liking elementary OS. With that said, I am aware that eOS has a built-in zoom function (via super and +/-), however, I’m wondering if it is possible to change the ...
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Can't switch to wireless mode [duplicate]

Some days ago I install on my PC elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki with parallel Win 8.1. But I have a trouble. When start elementary OS, I have only wired connection and can't switch it on wireless. 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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System will not login automatically to SMB server after login

I am new in the Linux world. I want to let elementary OS automatically login to my NAS after each reboot. Now I have to login manually after each reboot which is getting pretty annoying. I connect ...
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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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How do I configure a VLAN interface to start at boot?

I successfully used the Ubuntu Wiki page to configure a VLAN interface manually, but I want this to take place at boot. How can this be done?
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Greeter Font and Session Chooser

On Juno is there a way to change the Pantheon-greeter font? I tried various things in /etc/lightdm/* and /usr/share/lightdm/* but nothing seemed to affect the font. gsettings didn't find anything ...
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Getting notifications from a deleted app

Hello everyone im running elementary OS 5.0 Juno Linux 4.15.0-47-generic, GTK+ 3.22.30 I downloaded about a week Badger 1.3.0. I uninstalled the app but I still get notifications from the app as if ...
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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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Pinch-to-Zoom multitouch gesture

I have a two-in-one laptop (Dell Inspiron 7348) with a touchscreen and a touchpad running elementary OS 5.0 Juno and the pinch-to-zoom gesture works ok on the touch screen (but still not very fluent). ...
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Permanent custom keymap

I use ElementaryOS on a chromebook. The keyboard top row has Xf86-like keys which are wrongly mapped as F keys by the hardware. Therefore I made a script to change the keymap at boot with Xmodmap. It ...
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How can I customise plank?

The Desktop plug in settings only lets you choose between two icon sizes and the hide behavior. I would like to be able to change the settings with more control than that. Is there a simple way to do ...
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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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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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Startup Applications in settings resets when settings i closed

I have tried for the last week to get my startup applications to change, but for some reason every time I try to change the settings nothing happens. The next time I open the settings the startup ...
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how to fix bug in the windows of elementary os [closed]

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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What is “Pressure Reveal” in dock preferences?

I run plank --preferences and found this slider. What is it?
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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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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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mouse cursor reset to a weird old cursor

i changed my cursor to breeze a while ago and now i wanted to change to another cursor theme again but i couldnt make it.instead my cursor changed to an old weird theme.now i cant go back to breeze ...
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How to set hot corners on a second display

I want a "multitasking view" hotcorner on my second monitor, but the hot corner settings only give the options to set them for my primary display. How would I accomplish this?
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How to configure my VGN-CS320J multimedia keys?

I can't use it. Today is my first day at Elementary OS. thanks.
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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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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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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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Toggling Bluetooth on Wingpanel does not toggle Bluetooth in settings [closed]

...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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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 remap Wii U Pro controller buttons?

I connected a Wii U Pro controller to Loki via Bluetooth. It works perfectly but the mapping is correct, like the Nintendo controller it is, which is not good for me! I want the button mapping to work ...
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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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Any way to make elementary better on low DPI screens?

I have installed elementary on a very old laptop with a very low resolution (1024x800). Some of the windows are cut off at the bottom so I can't access them. Here are some screenshots: I have tried ...

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