Questions tagged [gsettings]

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

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Does gsettings have a GUI frontend?

There is dconf-editor for dconf, but dconf is a low-level configuration system and direct use of it is discouraged. Users are recommended to use gsettings instead, but I cannot find a GUI tool for it. ...
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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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How do I list commands associated with non-custom desktop keybindings?

I already know how to determine the command associated with a custom desktop keybinding (keyboard shortcut) in relatively recent Linux Mint versions running the Cinnamon desktop environment. My ...
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relocatable schema not provoking changes in Gnome panel

In order to hide the main menu bar of a Gnome panel, this command should make it: gsettings set org.gnome.gnome-panel.toplevel:/usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/ auto-hide "yes" but I see no effect after ...
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Where are the default font preferences in a modern Unix desktop stored (those which affect the choice of the font by an uncustomized Emacs 24)?

My situation and my question are like the ones in http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gnu-emacs/2012-06/msg00183.html: after the recent upgrade to emacs 24.x (...) my font size is too large (...
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Where does guake put it user preferences?

Previously guake used to have its preferences stored in ~/.gconf/apps/guake/general but with move to gtk3 it has moved to gsettings and dconf . While dconf-editor does show me the preferences with ...
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Gnome horizantal workspace without gnome-extension

How to make gnome workspace to be horizantal? I have a very bad experience with gnome extensions, therefore I do not intend to install them. I want to do them with gsettings, as far as now I could ...
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Gsettings not changing wallpaper

I'm trying to change desktop wallpaper with bash script, the script works on Fedora workstation 27, Ubuntu and Kali but it doesn't work on Fedora KDE 27 and Fedora mate compiz 27. The picture-uri is ...
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Kickstart - Wallpaper configuration

I am writing a kickstart file for an automated & custom CentOS 7 (Gnome 2) installation. I would like to set the same desktop wallpaper for all my users (not only root). I didn't find any good ...
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Gnome equivalents of Openbox <application> section

I need to configure windows geometry, but the session has no root privileges, meaning openbox cannot be installed, so only core commands are allowed to modify the properties of its Gnome 3.4.1. How ...
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ibus - Difference between Input Method and Input Sources

Currently if i press Super+Space, gnome desktop will pop up 2 language selections set by Input Sources from gnome-control-center. Then why not it pop up 3 languages selection set by Input Method ...
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How to detect, which of features binded on hot-keys Ctrl+Shift in Gnome?

Kali 2016.2 in Qemu: /usr/bin/qemu-system-x86_64 -boot d -m 5000 --enable-kvm -cdrom kali-linux-2016.2-amd64.iso I'm trying to bind switcher to Russian Language in Gnome: dconf: /usr/bin/dconf ...
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Creating new gsettings/dconf schemas

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 '...
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How to switch esc and caps lock using gsettings/gconftool-2 in ubuntu 14.04?

There is an option for this in the preferences dialog, but I am looking for a way to do it in the commandline so that all these configurations can be automated. I want to avoid xmodmap, because most ...
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Min max buttons not displayed

What can be the cause for min max buttons not getting displayed for some windows in a jave ui application. I have runned command gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout :...
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Change specific settings with gsettings/dconf key. (archlinux, linux-lts-4.19)

I am trying to change the "custom-command" value for the Tilix terminal emulator in dconf from python3 $HOME/Scripts/memux/main.py to python3 $HOME/.pps/pecan.py, but I can't figure out the format for ...
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GTK3 gsettings usage

As background: Electronics engineer, follow suckless philosophy (where posible), no knowledge about X and and any kind of toolkits (GTK or Qt), using arch linux, cannot stand GNOME. It bothers me that ...
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Screen turns off when logging out

When I logout, either with super+L or using the icon in the top right corner, on my newly installed manjaro with gnome, the screen shows the login screen but then half a second later, it turns off the ...
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Changing settings of the Cinnamon desktop in an unattended fashion

I'm a big fan of using configuration management and deployment tools like Ansible. Not only do they allow to keep things consistent across systems, they also speed up otherwise dreadful manual tasks ...
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No such schema 'org.gnome.shell.overrides' Error

The command that I am trying to run is: gsettings set org.gnome.shell.overrides edge-tiling false I get the message saying No such schema 'org.gnome.shell.overrides' error.I am currently using ...
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Tab auto completion does not work in gsettings and dconf?

Earlier, when I used to do gsettings get org.gnome. Tab , a list of different options used to get listed. But then I changed some settings and updated my computer and found out today that Tab auto ...
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Gsettings don't use memory store

Gsettings seems to have switched to storing configuration in memory on my system, which means (among other things) that a lot of settings are forgotten when I reboot. How do I tell it to not use the ...
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how to tell hibernate, if battery low

I need to tell to power-manager (with gnome-shell) , if battery is low,pm-hibernate will be run. Now i want to tell via gsettings commmand. How can i do it?