Questions tagged [settings]

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

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Geary set up “other” provider on Asus 1000he doesnt work

The set up window expands on the bottom larger then screen size, so I can't finish the set up process? Possibly I just need to press some yes button. tried with pressing enter, but this just changes ...
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Can't connect to Internet. Networks not being detected. Fresh installation

I can't connect to the internet on my ASUS Desktop ROG G20AJ PC. I believe it has something to do with not having the correct drivers installed. I have built in wireless but cannot connect or detect ...
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When I try to access the keyboard settings, the app just closes. How do I access the keyboard settings?

I'm trying to open the keyboard settings from the System Settings app, and the app just closes down. Every other item opens just fine. elementary os 0.3 freya Linux 3.16.0-38-generic x86_64 Please ...
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Headphones are recognized as an input device

My headphones are currently recognized as an input device, how can I make them an output device? The speakers and the headphones microphone are recognized correctly. Edit: I'm currently on a desktop ...
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How can I restrict a user's account?

How do you lock down\restrict a standard user account (i.e. student)? I need to control what they have access to and prevent them from making any changes to their session. I installed 0.3 Freya (64-...
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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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Change default Multi-Monitor mode and adjust sound profile if HDMI is connected

When I connect my laptop to the TV via HDMI the Multi-Monitor mode is "extended" and sound profile stays on notebook speaker. I can change Multi-Monitor mode and sound profile only temporarily. After ...
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can not enter keyboard configuration [duplicate]

When I click the keyboard configuration, The system settings was closed. /usr/bin/gnome-control-center: line 20: 4487 Segmentation error (core dumped) switchboard $switchboard_options $...
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Prevent keyboard layout and options from being reset by system

I am using a custom keyboard layout and custom options not supported through the Settings > Keyboard GUI. My workaround to this is to create a script that sets the layout and its options with: ...
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Why does my elementary OS Freya show an Ubuntu logo?

I've only had Freya on my computer for 3 days. I'm guessing it's something to do with the Ubuntu updates which changed my logo. So far nothing more than this logo has changed, Grub still calls it ...
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User time limits

Is there any way to set time limits on a user? We have children and want to limit the time they spend on it. The user admin section is a bit slim on that.
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How can I find the source code that relates to keyboard settings UIs

I'm really keen to tackle some minor bug-fixes (I hope) for Elementary OS but am struggling to find the relevant source code amongst the plethora of source code branches. Major barriers to me finding ...
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Is there a way to add proxy exceptions on Network Config?

I can see I can set proxy's configuration for http, https, ftp, socks, etc. But I cannot set exceptions to this rules.
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System Setting's display brightness control disappearing when laptop battery is not present [closed]

The Display brightness control shows up again (along with the choice to Dim the screen brightness), IF i plug my battery into the laptop. I probably haven't noticed before. In the case that the ...
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Why do I have two “Network” sections in System Settings while running Daily?

After enabling the Daily ppa, a second "Network" section appeared in System Settings. They look different inside. How can I remove one of these?
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Interface scaling in full hd [duplicate]

I have a full hd screen, and my interface is too small. I can't find scaling in system settings. What should I do?
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Can't configure shared google calendar in Maya? [duplicate]

Has anyone being able to configure shared google calendar in Maya Calendar application? I have tried few things: Add personal calendar (this only add my own calendar but not other that are shared in ...
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Wingpanel clock to display in 12-hour format?

How can I set the clock to display 12-hour format? Example 1:45 PM instead of 13:45. My Language & Region settings are: Language: English; Numbers and dates: Spanish (Mexico)
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How do I edit or clear the application list in the Notifications plug?

How can I edit or clear the application list in the Notifications plug? Some old uninstalled apps are still in the list.
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Changing desktop background should also change the login picture? [closed]

Consider this question on how to change the login picture. I cannot in fact follow none of the answers posted there. But even before re-asking a question like "how to change the login image" I ...

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