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System Settings can be run from the launcher (pinned by default), the Dash, or the power cog. But what command would I enter in a terminal window if I want to run it from there?

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open /Applications/System\ Preferences.app/ –  user157585 May 10 '13 at 22:53
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^ That's for Apple's OS X - just fyi... –  ParrotMac Jul 17 '13 at 5:39
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@HansGinzel Umm...what's the point of your double comment linking back to this question? –  WarriorIng64 Sep 21 '13 at 6:08
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gnome-control-center 

Hope this helps you

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if you run

gnome-control-center

and get

gnome-control-center: command not found

you can install with

sudo apt-get install gnome-control-center
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