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How to disable the default of always auto connect to any new wifi network?

How to change the default configuration of always auto connect to any new wifi network it detects? I need to edit some generic default config manually? I need to recompile a patched wifi network app? ...
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How to restore everything to a default profile after every reboot or logout?

I would like to use Ubuntu in my school. But I have a couple of questions about how to make certain configurations. I have seen in Windows a program that allows you to reset the user account every ...
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Set GMAIL as default email client Ubuntu 22 & 24

I see this flagged as DUPLICATE but can't read the reply anywhere. How do I set GMAIL as default email client? As recommended somewhere in this page, in SETTINGS,APPS,MAIL, the default THUNDERBIRD ...
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Brightness not setting back to previous setting

Ubuntu 24.04 with Gnome 46 Automatic brightness is turned off. I set the brightness every time to minimum for the laptop screen. Every time I boot up, the brightness is at 5% setting, I have to change ...
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Files sidebar directories

I have added directories and sub-directories under HOME which show in the FILES window. These directories and the subs do not show in the sidebar to the left. My understanding is the etc/xdg/user-dirs....
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removing zsh broke my terminal

I ran this code sudo apt-get --purge remove zsh to delete zsh and now my terminal has this output: and when accessing through powershell: <3>WSL (556) ERROR: CreateProccessEntryCommon:502: ...
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How to save Settings changes to become defaults?

OK, regrettably, I have another noob question. While 22.04.4 makes changing mic and speaker selections quite easy, for some reason the changes I make don't "stick" and every time I restart ...
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I am facing some shutdown issue

I have installed Ubuntu 22.04 and my current version of kernel is 6.2.0 - 26 - generic and if I try to shut down my operating system it takes 20 to 30 minutes to shutdown and I go on bad it tell me ...
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Colours in terminal [duplicate]

I have recently started using Ubuntu and the terminal by default very helpfully had different colours for the directory I was in and other things. I don't know what I did and now the colour of ...
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Find and change Default Start Firefox Ubuntu 22.04

this is my first post here, so apologize for any mistakes. I am creating a script to customize an image of Ubuntu 22.04 and I also need to define the Firefox home page. The first problem is that under ...
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Ubuntu 22.04: How to change default folder shown by 'Files' to root instead of Home

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 22.04. When I click on the 'Files' icon in the GUI dock the initial view defaults to showing the default directories my Home directory, i.e. Documents, Downloads ...
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Ubuntu Studio 22.04 LTS - unstable at login screen

Using the driver xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: Sometimes the system starts up fine and easy. Sometimes I can see the login screen for about a few seconds, then if I begin typing, it disappears. No ...
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Is the list of default groups that come with a fresh Ubuntu install documented?

adm _flatpak list render syslog uucp audio floppy lp root systemd-coredump uuidd backup ...
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How to set Vim as the default text editor in Linux (Ubuntu)?

I found another way to set Vim as the default text editor in Ubuntu but I would like to know why this tutorial is not working for me: https://www.a2hosting.com/kb/developer-corner/linux/setting-the-...
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Resetting Default Shortcut Keys in Ubuntu Terminal

I have installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on my VirtualBox VM and accidently messed up my terminal's shortcut key binds and now I wanted to reset it to the default settings. I found no visible option to do ...
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Change "Disks" tools "User Session Defaults"

In disks tool there is a toggle for "User Session Defaults." How do I change what these defaults are?
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Is it even possible to set default display settings

I'm using a second display. Everything works fine, until I have unstable electricity, resulting in the second monitor turning off and back on. With a problem - after said reboot, it sets itself at ...
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How can I remove all fonts except for defaults?

I would like to know if I could do a hard reset on the installed fonts in Ubuntu without having to remember exactly which ones I installed and manually delete them one by one. I did a lot of messing ...
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Cannot change default browser in Settings after upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04

I cannot change default browser in Settings after upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04. Here is my system's info: Operating System: Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS Kernel: Linux 5.15.0-47-generic ...
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Can't find the default Wallpapers

I changed my wallpaper from a diffrent folder and now I can't find the default ones that come with the system. Does anyone know where they are located in xubuntu? When I right click to change Desktop ...
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Default sound input device gets reset at every restart

Using 22.04 and my default input device gets reset at every reboot. Looks like the settings from 'Sound' menu are not being saved - this is from a 'fresh' Ubuntu 22.04.1 install. Is this the only way ...
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How to set a player as default for whole FOLDERS in Ubuntu 22.04?

The question does not aim at default for playing single files, but when wanting to select an entire folder with Ubuntu 22.04. Currently the only option is to 'open with other application' and then ...
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How to switch between customisation in xubuntu?

Xubuntu looks boring,but is highly customisable,I want to customise it like MAC OS from a youtube tutorial. I fear it might slow down the system to a bit. I want a way to switch between the default ...
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Can't install qt5-default on Ubuntu 22.04 - required to install IQmol

Installing IQmol is relatively easy (I did it with ubuntu 20.04 without problems). However with Ubuntu 22.04 there is a problem with the qt5-default package that seems to have been updated for this ...
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How do I permanently set Firefox snap as default browser?

I've recently upgraded to Kubuntu 22.04. I've attempted several times to set Firefox as the default browser in about:preferences without success. I select 'Make default', then 'yes' to 'Allow ...
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Modify default user groups

Is there a way to modify the default user groups in Ubuntu 20.04? I mean if a user logs in for the first time (or if a user is created), he is automatically added to groups X, Y and Z for example. ...
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How do I change the default colors without addon software?

I don't like the Orange and Purple color combination. I can change it by adding thrid party applications to enable me to change it, but I'm thinking I shouldn't need to; I mean, the Orange and purple ...
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Default folder display when click on Download (from Firefox or any navigator) on Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS

Update : I use Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS and Firefox is set to "Always ask you where to save files". I want to change the default folder displaying when I'm clicking on something to download from ...
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How to change the default system font for Bengali in Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS?

I don't like the default Bengali font in Ubuntu which is possibly Lohit Bengali. Is it possible to change? Want to change it to kalpurush.ttf but how can I do it?
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How can I change the default mouse cursor position to center screen?

I would like the login and startup default position of the mouse cursor to be the center of the screen. Every time I log in and when Ubuntu 20.04 (64 bit) starts up, the mouse cursor's default ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 on Dell Latitude e6530: How to display time stamp in File Manager?

I haven't found how to tell File Manager to display time stamps as default. Is that possible? So inconvenient not to have that when copying files from one location to another.
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Set default appliation to open files

I have files with the extension .case that I want to open with the software paraview. I can open such a file either using the terminal (paraview file.case) or opening it directly from the software. ...
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How to change the version of python from 3.8 to 2.7

I need to use Python 2.7 in order to use PneumoCaT as it only runs with Python 2.7 not higher versions. I am trying to set my Python version from 3.8 to 2.7 in Ubuntu, but I can't do it. This is the ...
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restore default startup service in ubuntu 20.04

I used sysv-rc-conf to close some startup service. But after that my ubuntu virtual machine could not boot successfully. I use recovery mode to boot. Now I want to restore default startup service ...
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How do I change the default user that signs in on WSL?

I'm running Ubuntu terminal on windows with WSL, Every time I launch the terminal it signs me in as the root user. I've created a new user and given them root privileges so that I can code easier. How ...
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Polkit All Messed Up

Ubuntu, vanilla 20.04.3 LTS - Originally installed Ubuntu about June of 2018. Somehow I recently messed up my own permissions and started getting polkit error messages about me not being a member of ...
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Dual boot Win 10 & Kubuntu 20.04.3 - default bootloader stays Windows

I am trying to get GRUB to be the default bootloader at boot time. I have a Samsung 500 GB SSD and a Crucial m.2 500 GB drive. Windows 10 is on the Samsung SSD. I have installed Kubuntu on the m.2 ...
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How to make terminal's font smaller?

I suddenly noticed, fonts of my ubuntu terminal got bigger. I don't know how. How to set it to default ? thank you in advance, Ubuntu 20.04
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I would like to edit the filemanager sidebar, not the OS sidebar. Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I would like to remove the Music, Video, and Public folders from the default folders that display when you open a folder using filemanager with the sidebar visible. In other words, I have bookmarks ...
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How to reset file permissions to default in ubuntu 20.04 system

While working in eclipse I realised that my pom.xml file had read-only permissions. In order to change that I ran sudo chmod +rwx '/home/babi-b/eclipse-workspace/TodoApp' To change permissions in ...
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Ubuntu Terminal Default Positions

As many of you know, whenever you open a new terminal window on Ubuntu it gets located in the upper left part of the screen. The next one is located right below it. The third one is in the upper right,...
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I need /etc/pulse/default.pa code

I recently edited some code in default.pa and now my pulseaudio won't start. Can somebody give me the code for it? Thank you
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How can i set the default audio output?

I'm running Ubuntu 21.04 on a raspberry pi 4. It's connected to a Sony TV with an HDMI cable. When I boot the system, the audio is set to headphones. (There isn't a headphone connected) I have to set ...
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How to set the default audio input in Ubuntu 20.04

Thanks to How do you set a default audio output device in Ubuntu 18.04? for the output but I can't work out how to set the default input
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How To Configure The Default Sound Output Device

We all know that the output device for sound can be configured manually from Settings > Sound > Output Device > <Dropdown List> But it's very tiresome to see the device selected ...
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Everytime I reboot my system all of my taskbar favourites are reset to defult

It only seems to effect my taskbar, but its annoying. I shove things there that I want to get quick access too. Though, Firefox keeps auto-launching just like after when I first installed the OS. I'm ...
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Howto reset locale-settings for new users system wide to another locale

Installing Ubuntu 20.04 I chose English US as my default language but the keyboard layout as German. One of the next screens presented a world map with timezones to choose from. I clicked into it for ...
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microk8s Default Username and Password?

I have installed microk8s on my Windows 10 machine using Hyper-V. I would like to SSH into the microk8s-vm using Putty. What is the default username and password to do this?
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How to change default new file template Presentation on WPS Office Linux (Ubuntu 20.04)

I tried to google about how to change the WPS Office Presentation default new file template but did not find any solution. I did not like the Presentation's new file template because the default font ...
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Is it possible to set apt rather than snap to be the default?

For reasons beyond the scope of this question, old-school apt-get and deb suit me better than snap. The "Ubuntu Software" application only offers snaps for some applications (e.g. audacity). ...
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