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When should dconf Editor be used or not used?

What you should always keep in mind is the fact that if a developer does not add a visual setting to his application (or to the system settings), he has a reason for that. elementary OS tries to ...
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How to Disable Plank

The configuration was changed from org.pantheon.cerbere to org.pantheon.desktop.cerbere: http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~elementary-pantheon/cerbere/cerbere/revision/49 So I just modified the monitored-...
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Where are system settings stored?

You are correct that most system settings are stored in gsettings which is not plain-text. Typically a tool called dconf Editor is used to manually view and manipulate settings. You can also interact ...
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elementary OS Freya multimedia keys and Spotify

Multimedia keys are working fine for me in the latest testing version (1.0.9). In this article you can find how to install it: http://sysads.co.uk/2015/06/spotify-client-1-0-7-beta-for-linux-released/ ...
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Loki's file manager repeatedly creates a random ~/.config/dconf/user file

Files stores a number of settings in the ~./config/user file (run dconf-editor and navigate to org/pantheon/files to see them). Some of these settings are updated in real time as you change e.g. the ...
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How to Enable Right-Click and desktop icons in Elementory OS Juno

You should be able to do the right-click menu, mouse to "Open in", and select Terminal.
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Customising the wingpanel in juno? like adding blur?

you can modify that panel in apps.css sudo io.elementary.code /usr/share/themes/elementary/gtk-3.0/apps.css search /********* * Panel * ********/and modify what you want to change ...
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Enabling context menu icons in Pantheon Files?

This would need changing Files code so cannot be done by the user. There is an existing bug report about icons in context menu - #1542709 - so this feature may be implemented in future.
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Cannot disable single click in elementary OS Juno

You can control this behavior using gsettings. You have edited the correct setting using: sudo gsettings set io.elementary.files.preferences single-click false Just a small thing: when you run any ...
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How to Enable Right-Click and desktop icons in Elementory OS Juno

With regard to "Desktop Icons", elementaryos does not support putting shortcuts or other icons onto the desktop I am afraid.
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How to Enable Right-Click and desktop icons in Elementory OS Juno

There is an outstanding bug that means a right-click does not always focus the item you are clicking on (see https://github.com/elementary/files/issues/602). As a temporary workaround, make sure the ...
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loki - missing wingpanel after messing with dconf

You could download dconf tools (sudo apt install dconf-tools), search for the values you remember changing and pressing the restore to default button. This will change the values back to their default ...
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Gsettings and dconf-editor touchpad settings not being used

It sounds like your touchpad has switched to using the synaptics driver instead of the libinput driver. You could try removing the xserver-xorg-input-synaptics package if it is installed. The ...
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Loki - dconf-editor not working?

dconf-editor is working as it should. Though it seems it is not posssible to change time format in wingpanel anymore using dconf-editor anymore. On my (freshly installed) system there is only an ...
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