`dconf` is a low-level, key-based configuration system. It replaces `GConf` and its main purpose is to provide a backend to `GSettings`.

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how to set same ibus input language for all users

I am using ibus to switch input language in KDE 4.10 (RHEL 7). ibus is working fine with all languages. But ibus does not preserve the input language list across different user i.e. I have to ...
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How can I view the content of a backup of the dconf database file?

I've taken a backup of the file where my dconf database is stored (~/.config/dconf/user), and now I need to move some keys from the backup to the dconf in use. How can I view the content of the ...
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migrate / copy / move dconf settings [duplicate]

I changed my operating system (LMDE to Ubuntu) and would like to migrate some of the settings stored in the dconf binary file. I know how to edit the dconf setting of the actual system (using ...
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Changing themes and hot-corner settings from command-line

I want to change the elementary tweak themes and hot-corner settings on my Elementary Luna (built on Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise") from the commandline. With what command can I do this? I know how to make ...
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GSettings / DConf settings not saved permanently

I have a problem with GSettings /Dconf on my Centos 7 + Gnome Classic box. I'd like to turn the desktop animations off with the following command: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface ...
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dconf-WARNING **: failed to commit changes to dconf: The connection is closed

Whenever I open any software through Terminal I get following errors and eventually the software opens dconf-WARNING **: failed to commit changes to dconf: The connection is closed (gedit:3609): ...
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“failed to commit changes to dconf: The connection is closed”

I'm following someone's instructions for solving this problem on Fedora: dconf-WARNING **: failed to commit changes to dconf: The connection is closed Apparently this is caused by a corrupt config ...
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How to set size of mate-panel via command line (not via dconf)?

When I install Linux Mint (Mate, Qiana) I like to make Mate panel more wide (or may be "higher"). Default it is near 20 pixels. I make it, for example, 45 pixels. I can easy set it by right button ...
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Linux Mint (Cinnamon, Muffin) set a keyboard shortcut where one of the keys is a mouse

Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon Edition. I want to create a keyboard shortcut involving the mouse. Specifically, I want to make it so clicking Alt, right-click, and dragging my mouse allows me to resize the ...
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GSettings is reset during reboot

Formatting is a pain, especially due to all the package installation, configurations and so on. To make this easier, I made a large script with simple config files that is easily changed. So once I ...
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set gnome terminal background/text color from bash script

I would like to setup my gnome terminal's background(#002b36) and foreground color in ubuntu 13, using bash script. I tried gconftool but couldn't succeed. GCONFTOOL-2(1) User ...
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GConf equivalent for KDE

GNOME and many window managers such as the Awesome WM use the GSettings settings database, with Dconf as the backend. What is the equivalent of this for KDE? Also, we can edit GSettiings with the ...
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Disabling thumbnails in Nautilus using dconf

Bellow are the steps I undertook to try to disable thumbnails in Nautilus ( following instruction mentioned here: https://wiki.gnome.org/dconf/SystemAdministrators ) . It didn't help. (I'm on Debian ...
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synchronize gnome 3 (panel) settings between computers

I'd like to synchronize the configuration of my gnome panel(s) between computers and keep the configuration in Git. How can I dump / import the necessary information? I already found gconftool2 --dump ...
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Mate desktop breaks with no panels and tens of caja windows on user switching?

I'm using Sabayon GNU/Linux with Mate-Desktop. I have my computer set up for multiple users so my girlfriend and the kids can use it too. ~ $ uname -a Linux 3.9.0-sabayon #1 SMP Thu Jun 27 07:53:45 ...
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How to write dconf overrides for site-custom keybindings?

I want to add custom keybindings using dconf. Previously, I had do the same job using gconf and succeeded. However, there are some problems using dconf. (I'm working on a Debian package, so ...
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How do I browse for available gsettings options?

There are certain gsettings keys that can have multiple values (e.g. a key like verbosity could be assigned to one error, info, or debug). I want to be able to list them, but my dconf-editor (0.7.3) ...