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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 nightlight to run for the whole day?

What values should the "From" and "To" fields have in manual mode to run it for the whole day? I tried 12:00AM to 12:00AM which did not work. I then tried 12:00AM to 11:59PM, but the "To" field keeps ...
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Loki - Wingpanel Sound Settings Link does not work

My wingpanel sounds icon works correctly however when I click it and then click the "sound settings" link at the bottom of the menu it just bounces and never works. This means I have to go in through ...
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System Settings for Sound and Color are freezing

In my elementaryOS Loki installation, the System Settings are freezing, when I try to enter Color or Sound Settings. What could be the problem?
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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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Will the Preferences URL Specification pose a security threat?

Re: your posting Switchboard "use of URLs" (link follows this comment) I am concerned that Switchboard's "open/extendible" approach could be or become Elementary's 'Achilles heal'. How can the URL ...
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Bug? - Wallpaper thumbnails not shown (settings/switchboard)

I have an issue on Loki where in the settings/switchboard menu under "system settings/desktop/wallpaper" where the thumbnail previews are not displayed; i an still change the wallpaper however. Not a ...
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How to use media shares in loki

After enabling media shares in switchboard, I would expect to see my machine in the networks section in pantheon-files on another eOS loki machine in my network. I cannot find it anywhere. How do I ...
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How do I set gvim as the default editor in loki?

I've compiled vim from source following these instructions (except I did not specify a prefix to install it to the default location viz. /usr/local) and also ran the following: sudo update-...
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System Settings won't open – Gdk-ERROR **: The program 'switchboard' received an X Window System error

I'm having trouble opening System Settings. I get this error code when I try and run switchboard in the terminal (as it won't open by clicking): (switchboard:16560): Gdk-ERROR **: The program '...