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I would like to know how to go about creating new schema entries for gsettings or dconf, to create an entirely new entity that does not exist.

ie; /org/gnome/my-schema-entry/property-entry boolean 'foo-bar'

When I went to look up some answers from Google it said I should do like this;

gsettings set org.gnome.my-schema-entry.property-entry:/org/gnome/my-schema-entry/property-entry boolean 'foo-bar'

but this just returns an error saying;

No such schema 'org.gnome.my-schema-entry.property-entry'

How do I even create or write a new schema entry that doesn't exist yet?

  • What you're trying to accomplish, more specifically ? Start here, see also GIO docs and Sneetsher's answer here – don_crissti Aug 9 '15 at 22:05
  • @don_crissti to learn more about how applications create entries for themselves to be added to the system to provide a new function or addon a feature to something else from a developers perspective. – user91679 Aug 9 '15 at 22:20
  • In that case I think the docs I linked to would be a good starting point. – don_crissti Aug 9 '15 at 22:21

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