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Questions tagged [gsettings]

A simple command line interface to GNOME GSettings which allows you to manage application settings.

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How can I use gsettings to disable device automount in Ubuntu 16.04?

When I plug a USB stick or a mobile phone into my laptop, I don't want the operating system to automatically mount the device. In Ubuntu 14.04 I could run the below command and this would disable ...
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How to export / import Ubuntu 16.04 terminal color scheme

I'm trying to export the color scheme from my Ubuntu 16.04 terminal to use on another system. I found some posts that suggest: gconftool-2 --dump '/apps/gnome-terminal' > gnome-terminal-conf.xml ...
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When do changes to gsettings take place?

After making a change to something in gsettings, is anything to be done to make the changes take effect? For example, if I have thumbnails in ~/.thumbnails dating back a few days, will running: ...