Skip to main content
4 votes

Will the Preferences URL Specification pose a security threat?

I have a strong feeling that this question comes from confusion about what the URL scheme is. The Preferences URL specification is only a way to open settings applications to the correct location. It ...
Daniel Foré's user avatar
  • 9,724
3 votes

How do I set gvim as the default editor in loki?

You can select it on Settings>Applications on the Default tab from the "Text Editor" menu.
santileortiz's user avatar
2 votes

How do I set gvim as the default editor in loki?

The easiest way to change the default application for a file type is to right-click on any of such file type > Properties > Open with. If you click on "Other Application", you can "Set as ...
wolf's user avatar
  • 4,334
1 vote
Accepted

How to make Mailspring default mail app?

After making changes to desktop files manually, you often have to run: sudo update-desktop-database This can also be pointed at your local user's desktop database like so: update-desktop-database ~/...
David Hewitt's user avatar
  • 1,429
1 vote

How to configure nightlight to run for the whole day?

I see what you're talking about. It seems like it's resetting back to 11:00 PM, but once you click off the time setting, it should be set to 11:59 PM. UPDATE: After clarifying things with Rajiv, this ...
Paul's user avatar
  • 832
1 vote

System Settings for Sound and Color are freezing

There is a change that's caused by the German translation. I would recommend testing this again in the English language, I now understand that the settings still freezed in english, so it's not a ...
Peter Uithoven's user avatar
1 vote

What are the Switchboard Plugs URIs?

I found the Preference Opening Specification that contains a list of settings URIs used by Switchboard: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1N0uqNtVXEFn3cLgNMeN75mP_dpMpCco-7uw5PKow-_Q/edit But due to ...
David Cs's user avatar
1 vote

How to use media shares in loki

The media sharing in System Settings uses a protocol called DLNA. This isn't a network file share like Samba. It's meant for smart media devices like Bluray players, TVs, etc. If you want to share ...
Daniel Foré's user avatar
  • 9,724
1 vote

System Settings won't open – Gdk-ERROR **: The program 'switchboard' received an X Window System error

A previous report linked this error to a video card drivers issue. It would be helpful to add more details about your drivers to the original post. Next, I would try uninstalling and reinstalling your ...
wolf's user avatar
  • 4,334

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible