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Settings are options in a program that allow you to configure the program to suit your needs.

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What is the Name of System Settings for terminal [duplicate]

What can I type to launch system settings from the terminal
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Brightness and lock setting dissappeared from All settings panel

somehow I found that Brightness and Lock setting is missed from Settings panel. All other settings are working properly. Is there any way to bring it back?
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Unable to keep dual screen configuration?

I have installed latest NVidia drivers for my graphic card and then used NVidia-settings program to setup my dual screen configuration and save it to xorg.conf file but each time I restart system it ...
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compiz not accepting my changes

ok im using ubuntu 12.04 and im trying to change the keybind for the window context menu (i think thats what its called.) alt+right click opens a menu: minimize, unmaximize, move, etc. i need to get ...
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How can I change the default nautilus-actions settings for all new users?

How can I change the default nautilus-actions settings for all new users? I need to install Ubuntu on many machines. They will all be customized with some nautilus-actions actions. Users will be ...
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Settings and configurations are not saved on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I recently installed 12.04 LTS. Whenever I rearrange the launcher icons they reset to their initial order after a reboot. Also, although I can change the time and date settings, none of the changes ...
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Time and Date not showing and the options are faded

I like being able to see the date and time in the upper-right hand portion of my screen. Recently, my time and date have disappeared. I tried adjusting Time and Date through System Settings. I noticed ...
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How to reset wifi settings?

I was experimenting with WiFi settings and after that I've set everything back but doesn't work as it was before. Is there a way to reset wifi setting as it was at the first start?
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Problem changing settings in desktop and programs in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I had Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. installed, but it wasn't very stable, so I installed Ubuntu LTS 12.04 in its place, removing everything from /, but keeping /home. Now I have several, but possibly related ...
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Cannot change the amount of time before the screen turns off

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 and I cannot change the amount of time before the screen turns off. I access the settings and then the Brightness & Lock. I see a scrolling menu that looks like that: ...
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Enabling Integrity Measurement Architecture in Ubuntu?

Hi how can I enable Integrity Measurement Architecture (IMA) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? I have a value idea that it is done somewhere by changing some configuration but don’t know how to get into those ...
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Problem with CompizConfig Setting Manager?

I've installed CCSM, but unfortunately not a single check boxes are responding.I cannot check the empty check boxes or vice-versa.What's wrong ? Please help!
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How can I reset Document Viewer's per-document settings?

Document Viewer appears to remember my settings (scroll position, zoom, full-screen, etc.) for each document. I've recently changed its default settings and I want them to apply to all documents, ...
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How to See Hibernate in the Power Setting Correctly?

I enabled hibernate and it works. Also I can see hibernate option in the system menu and in the power setting as an option of "When power is critically low". However I cannot see hibernate in the ...
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Weird setting in Ubuntu 13.10 after reinstalling unity

After reinstalling unity in Ubuntu 13.10 my setting is weird now ! I don't know how to solve but I have attached image below ! How can I fix this?
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Screwed up DNS settings in 13.10

When I run nslookup internal.foo.com I get Server: 127.0.1.1 Address: 127.0.1.1#53 ** server can't find internal.foo.com: NXDOMAIN For some reason, I am not getting the ...
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remove nvidia settings

after deleting the .nvidia folder on my home I cannot login. After login a black screen appear and after return the login screen. I remove also all nvidia application except nvidia-304-update and ...
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dumb power setting ensure dim screen all the time

It's quite dim, but when I unplug, it gets brighter. Funnily enough, when the battery gets critical it goes dim again, and if I plug it in in a dim state it finally gets bright with the power plug ...
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Encryption problem with Chromium

I recently re-installed Chromium web browser. Upon starting 'er up, the error box that appears says; `"Didn't sign in to Chromium," And the mouse click then takes me to the login page where after i ...
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How to change view of desktop popups?

How I can change the color or view of desktop popups in Ubuntu 13.10?
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fan stays on with HP Pavilion Elite HPE-140f desktop pc using Ubantu 13.1

I have just installed Ubantu 13.10 on my HP Pavilion Elite HPE-140f Desktop PC. I use Windows 7, 64 bit. The issue I am having is a fan (not sure which one, think it's the graphic card fan) is noisy ...
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Saving Underscan settings in Nvidia

It seems to be a common issue with ATI cards, but I can't find much about it for the nvidia cards. Each time I reboot the underscan settings seem to fail and the screen will 'pan' a little bit to the ...
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How do I apply my mouse settings globally?

I have tweaked my mouse sensitivity to be just right, and swapped the mouse buttons since I use it left-handed. This was done using the user "Mouse & Touchpad" settings in Gnome. I'd like this to ...
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Any tool to set the display resolution into custom size?

I am using one HD display machine from Teamviewer and my laptop does not support that resolution therefore it is really eye tiring to try. Now I need to change the resolution to that remote machine ...
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How do I change the backup settings on Ubuntu One?

The initial decisions I made when setting up Ubuntu One were apparently awful decisions. I chose to "keep forever" and I'm not sure what else. Therefore, what occurred within not even two months was a ...
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Can I remove a category from the Dash-home

When I type something in the dash-home the system searches the internet and displays choices from there. Is it possible to remove this feature? If it is, how?
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Is Ubuntu recognizing and/or using my NVIDIA graphics card?

This is my first post here, and I'm pretty new to Ubuntu/Linux. I currently have no other OS except for Ubuntu 13.10. (I used to have Win7 until i got a new terabyte hard drive). My current PC build, ...
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undo: sudo update-rc.d -f ondemand remove

As the question says, I issued sudo update-rc.d -f ondemand remove cause that's what an article on configuring TLP says... but after doing the "configurations" my graphics went back to crap. So I ...
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Date shows in incorrect language

There are a little problem. I had download Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my native lang, but, 'cause translation incomplete and inaccurate in some places, I switched to English (without reinstalled). Mostly it ...
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Rosetta Stone Permissions Problem [duplicate]

I'm trying to run the online version of Rosetta Stone for a class that I am taking, but it doesn't work. I get to this page and on the Adobe Flash Player Settings box that pops up, nothing works. I ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, logout button on top taskbar missing

Upgraded ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, the "settings" button with shutdown/settings/login/logout is missing from the taskbar. It was the button that used to be next to the time/calender button, left right ...
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Settings to not suspend on lid close do nothing

Still when I close the lid the laptop suspends. How do I stop Ubuntu from suspending, at all, ever? It wouldn't be so annoying if it were possible to wake from a suspend.
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How do I get Xubuntu to use my mouse size/theme settings everywhere?

I'm really enjoying Xubunut, except for one thing - the only time it obeys my mouse size/theme settings is when I'm not in a system tool or application. By default, the mouse cursor size is pretty ...
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Get macro keys on steelseries apex (keybord) to work

I just got a new keyboard but none of the macro keys work when going into the keymapping of games they don't see the macro keys. I saw this app "Xmacro" but I couldn't get it to work. Is it possible ...
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Touchpad settings won't persist after reboot following upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10

When I turn my touchpad off in Gnome or dconf editor it turns back on after reboot. This behaviour only started happening after I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10. Any ideas?
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I want to return my computer to factory settings from Windows. ¿How do I uninstall Ubuntu to avoid any conflict?

As maybe we all know, Windows gets slower with the time, (it doesn't happen in Ubuntu) and due to this I want to 'restart' my laptop, from Windows to the default settings when it was new, using the ...
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Cannot access nvidia-settings after upgrade to 13.10

I have just upgraded to 13.10 from 13.04 and I am having hard time finding nvidia-settings to access it. After performing updatedb I can see it in the PATH but it is a dead symlink $ ll ...
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How do I remove the mouse battery indicator? [duplicate]

I just upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 and it seems there has been a new notification/status bar thingy (sorry I'm new to Ubuntu) for my mouse battery. It is in the place where it normally tells me how ...
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How to reset libreoffice dictionaries to factory defaults?

By mistake I have added a wrong word to my libreoffice dictionary. now I have checked my ignore list and it is not there but still if I type that wrong word it is not underlined as wrong. I want to ...
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How to get my theme settings back after update?

I did a dist-upgrade yesterday and it appears to have broken my gtk theme (and touch pad scrolling + tap and font preferences!). e.g. firefox prefs dialog: I know it's my settings because if I ...
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Why doesn't php (cli) have a default memory limit?

After coming across a server that had an Out of Memory issue from a commandline php-script, I discovered that default (vanilla 12.04 LTS server install) the cli php.ini does not have a memory limit ...
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diffrence between the DNS setting in etc/resolv conf and etc/network/interfaces

I want to know the difference between DNS settings in /etc/resolv.conf and /etc/network interfaces. For example when I share internet connection from other computer(XP), I used to add the name server ...
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How to change and save mouse settings?

My cursor got all jumpy lately and I want to lower touchpad sensitivity, how can I do it? Mouse&Touchpad menu allows me to make changes but doesn't save them after I close its window. And there's ...
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Setup Wi-Fi's Proxy on Ubuntu os

Ok, on my school's wi-fi, it requires proxy to be setup, so I am asking if there is a way to setup a proxy on ubuntu's wifi settings, is there?
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The“ Interface” on Qjackctl is grayed out, how do I fix this?

I was working with Qjackctl and for some reason the Interface button in the settings area is grayed out. It looks like this: Does anyone know how to fix this problem? I would like to check to make ...
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Enforcing corporate desktop and short cuts on Ubuntu 12.04 Unity

How can I enforce the same desktop image and pre-created desktop shortcuts for all users on Ubuntu 12.04 Unity and prevent users from changing them please?
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Change Proxy Settings In UBuntu

I want to use the Ubuntu Software Center to install software, but I can not download them. How can I give my proxy settings in Ubuntu terminal (just like we use cmd in Windows to choose IE proxy ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Minecraft Bukkitt Server Settings/Plugins

I recently installed a Craftbukkit basic server on my Ubuntu 12.10 system. Note I did this without the desktop/gnome, all done on the command line. Now that I have the basic server I really need help ...
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How to turn off bluetooth? [duplicate]

I want to turn off bluetooth. It seems to be turned off already, but every boot it appears at the panel again. Here is how it looks at Settings.
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CIF single chip webcam settings [closed]

I have a webcam connected to my laptop, Ubuntu Raring Ringtail, I can't get a way to set my camera it only shows bright light. I have already tried a number of apps that use the camera to adjust it ...