Questions tagged [settings]

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

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Korganizer looks stranger on elementary OS

The calendar folder in the lower left corner looks like this which makes me uncomfortable,but it appears right in kde. So do I need to install some dependences ? Thx.
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Disable Three Tap Paste Gesture

i've installed libinput-gestures to get OS X-like gesture for switching workspaces. Sometimes some previously copied text gets pasted randomly in the current workspace, after the three finger swipe up ...
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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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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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detailed customization of a plank

I am aware of plank --preferences, plank tweeks (with different themes, but I love original one) and the settings file within a .config/ directory. However I would like to change shadow intensity/...
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How to disable sound effect of deleting files in Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki?

When deleting a file it plays a paper crunching sound. I keep my Desktop volume at max and adjust in-app sounds. This paper crunching sound is really loud when earphones are plugged in. How can I ...
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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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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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Number pad on wired apple keyboard isn't working with ElementaryOS

I have an Acer Swift 3 running Loki. I also have a wired Apple keyboard with a number pad connected to my laptop, and for some reason the numberpad doesn't register as numbers, but as directional ...
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elmenetary os. loki 0.4.1. stable 64 bit isnt running

for the past 10 years i am using Linux privat and busines on different PC (Ubuntu,Mint,Bodhi, open suse etc.) but with elementary there is a new situation. I am unable to keep this distro running. ...
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How do I change the default SMTP setting in Mail after an account has been created?

First day using Elementary and I didn't change the default SMTP setting on a couple of accounts. Everything is grayed out in Mail, so I tried editing the .ini file in .local/share/pantheon-mail/ but ...
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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 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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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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Keybindings, specifically using the Super key in IntelliJ Idea

I'm trying to use IntelliJ Idea for some Kotlin development, and coming from Mac, I wanted to use the Mac key bindings. They rely fairly heavily on the Super key as an alternative to the Command key ...
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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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Can't copy & paste file from comp to usb

guys i can't copy & paste file from computer to usb it's says i already tried gksudo nautilus, and open as administrator. thanks
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Not being able to change language settings [duplicate]

When I try to change language settings in Settings app I can't do anything, it first asks me for password to unlock all of the features, and after that i can't change anything. I hope you can help me,...
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What are the Switchboard Plugs URIs?

I need to launch Switchboard Plugs directly from command line. What are the settings:// URIs of the Switchboard plugs?
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Wingpanel crashing with string_contains: assertion 'self != NULL' failed [closed]

since last Friday, my wingpanel (and settings) are crashing. I didn't change OS in any way except some OS updates. I tried several fixes found on stackexchange, reddit and bug reports including: ...
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Can't pick custom folder?

Under System Settings > Desktop, when I click "Custom" in the dropdown box, I get the above window to pick a folder. But I can't seem to choose anything! There is no "open" button. I can't even exit ...
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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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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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How can I enable my HP Wi-Fi when it doesn't show in the network menu?

I can't use Wi-Fi on my HP Notebook as the network menu only shows Ethernet. description: Network controller product: BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14E4:4365] vendor: Broadcom Corporation [14E4] ...
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Is it possible to re-arrange the indicators in the panel?

Is there a way to customize my taskbar? I don't want to see the date, I want to have the clock on the right side, instead of the middle, etc ... Mostly reorganizing, adding and removing stuff.
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Missing “Bluetooth settings”

Recently I noticed that I don't have "Bluetooth" tab in my System settings. When I press the Bluetooth icon in my taskbar and press "Bluetooth settings..." it just opens up "System settings" window ...
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Screensaver installation

I have accidentally installed the mate-screensaver using the AppCenter. Which did mess up many visual elements (icons, window decorations, and such). I will probably end up reinstalling the OS as I ...
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Next Keyboard Layout shortcut in Loki

In Freya there was a "Next Keyboard Layout" option in Universal Access, but there is no such option in Loki settings. So, how to set this shortcut?
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Battery information in Loki?

In Freya there was a pretty good battery manager, is it possible to use the same program in Loki? UPD: the question is about this program (screenshot from home PC with UPS):
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Image preview does not work

My photos in local folders aren't showing the miniatures. The option in the configurations window is already on to show the miniatures. What can i do?
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Run AppImage on Startup

I have an AppImage executable file which I need to run on startup. I have given the file permissions to execute, it is currently 764. To open the application from terminal, I just the type the path, ...
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I couldn't find the Bluetooth settings in loki

I wanted to connect by headphones to my laptop using Bluetooth but i can't find the Bluetooth settings in the system settings. Even when i toggle the Bluetooth from wingpanel i couldn't find my ...
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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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Problems with bluetooth

For over a month I have a problem with bluetooth. I couldn't turn it on from wingpanel icon, but it was possible to do that from System Settings. However, after bluetooth was turned on, I couldn't ...
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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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The sound is low compared to windows [duplicate]

I tried several distros, but for some reason, the sound is low even when I allow the sound to be more than 100%, which is not good because it ruins the quality of the sound. The sound is good on ...
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Fix bad quality audio in Bluetooth headphones

I have a pair of Ghostek soDrop 2 headphones. They're Bluetooth-compatible with a built-in microphone and the ability to make calls if connected to a phone. I paired them with my Linux computer, ...
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How to remove second workspace? [duplicate]

Whenever I launch a Steam game, accidentally press the Windows button and the right arrow key, or something else, it takes me to the second workspace, which comes default with elementary. I want to ...
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Save custom keyboard shortcuts ~ possibly backup other configurations

I have a lot of custom shortcuts with scripts and commands that I would like to backup/restore. I can save other configurations like "customized" icons, application launchers and settings from the ...
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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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Why are on-wake sound issues solved by opening System Settings?

I am trying to find a workaround for the following problem. I use a Radeon HD 6000 series pci express graphics card with a HDMI output to a tv. After waking from suspend, no sound. Opening ...
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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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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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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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Add custom launcher

I would like to create a launcher for the XAMPP managing app. The .run file is located in /opt/lampp and can be started via terminal by typing sudo /opt/lampp/manager-linux-x64.run I'd rather like ...
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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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Commands to start sub-Settings?

I rarely use most of the Settings, but those that I use more often (Shortcuts, Startup applications, Printers) I want them accessed really fast. For example I would like to be able to open with only ...
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Size of Controls

I use elementary on a 13inch laptop with FullHD resolution. But much of the system is just too small for me. The size of the system's Font I have already made greater with "accessibility" in the ...
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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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How to move folder in /usr/share/themes

I want to put a folder on /usr/share/themes but it says permission denied. How can i paste a folder on this location?