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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS two wired networks not working

I need to connect two wired ethernet segments to my 20.04 LTS desktop. One goes to a house private network of embedded systems I'm debugging; the other to the outside world. I added a second USB based ...
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Gnome control center (system settings) after upgrade missing

After yesterdays upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 I am missing my system settings in main menu (gnome-control-center?). When upgrading I had few errors and had to remove 2 packages: xserver-xorg-video and ...
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Prevent adding users via gnome-control-center

We require users to be added using a special script and therefore adding users via GUI (i.e. gnome-control-center user-accounts) should be blocked to prevent someone accidentally not using the script. ...
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Upgraded to 20.04 and can't install gnome-control-center

I've just upgraded my ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04 and immediately realized that I could not open settings. I read that the problem has to do with gnome-control-center, but when I use sudo apt install ...
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How can I completely reinstall gnome-control-center and reset default settings?

I'm quite new to Linux so I please bear with me. The problem I'm having is that I have accidentally removed a system setting panel from gnome-control-center, using the Main Menu app. I thought it ...
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new Control Center and widgets on macOS Big Sur?

I am wondering if I may have something as the new Control Center and widgets on macOS Big Sur for Ubuntu 20.04? Control Center in macOS Big Sur
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Where can I get Ubuntu's Gnome Settings source code?

I want to learn more about C and GNOME applications in general, for that, I wanted to integrate some stuff from Ubuntu's Appearance tab to Gnome Settings (gnome-control-center) in Fedora, but I just ...
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I am unable to open gnome-control-center due to an error stemming from pop repositories. Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I am having trouble opening gnome-control-center. I have uninstalled and reinstalled which has temporarily alleviated the issue. Opening gnome-control-center through the terminal outputs this error: (...
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Not able to install gnome-control-center on ubuntu 19.04 [duplicate]

If I run sudo apt install gnome-control-center Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that ...
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gnome-control-center is crashing in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I added Pop!_OS' repository to install pop theme on my Ubuntu 20.04. Now, when I am trying to open settings or execute command gnome-control-center, I am getting this error: (gnome-control-center:8538)...
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Can't login to Ubuntu One from gnome-control-center (20.04)

viator@viator-acronis-laptop:/etc/apt/sources.list.d$ gnome-control-center -v 14:23:51.0206 GLib: DEBUG: setenv()/putenv() are not thread-safe and should not be used after ...
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GNOME Preferences and Settings are not getting saved

I updated my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS today. All my preferences and settings got reset. From GNOME Settings, I am unable to retain my changes. Say, I want to enable touchpad click, the settings are not ...
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How to fix gnome-control-center test speakers function? Failed to play sound: No such driver when tested. All other sound functions work [duplicate]

I have lost the ability to test speakers in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. No sound is produced when trying the speaker test icons. Expect to hear the Front Left and Front Right sounds. Those files are present ...
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How to reset window initial position

I have Ubuntu 20.04 upgrade from 18.04, now every time I launch gnome-control-center, the initial window position is outside of the screen (right side), I have to used short key Alt + F7 to move into ...
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How can I change the Dock settings in Ubuntu 20.04?

Are the dock settings completely gone from the latest version of Ubuntu? I can't seem to find them in the Settings application. If so, how can I change the icon size and move the dock around?
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Can't find toggle switch for location services

I am unable to find toggle switch to enable/disable location services.
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System settings won't open on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS after adding System76/pop PPA

I'm trying to open System Settings but it won't open in any way. Using GUI, Settings are trying to load for a moment and then they are gone. Using Terminal (gnome-control-center), I get: (gnome-...
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My Ubuntu 20.04 appearance settings are mostly grayed out

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 relatively smoothly. However, the dock is auto-hidden on the left side of the screen. When I go into the gnome control center settings and click Appearance I am ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.4 gnome-control-center cannot be started: [GLib-GIO] Settings schema 'org.pantheon.desktop.gala.animations' is not installed

I have recently upgraded my system from 16.04.5 to 18.04.4. I cannot start my "settings". If i start gnome-control-center from terminal the following error appears: $ gnome-control-center [INFO 20:...
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After upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS I cannot find settings anywhere; how can I bring it back?

I tried the Gnome Command Center and also install command but I am getting this error as shown in the picture. ~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall gnome-control-center Reading package lists... Done ...
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XUbuntu 20.04 VPN installation different to prior version; not possible

In 18.04 I could use GNOME control center to add the cisco vpn plugin. After that it was possible to install the VPNC connection via network manager. In 20.04 the control center is not existing ...
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GNOME Control Center Issue

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 and since then I am not able to open the gnome settings app. The app launches and disappears somewhere in the right corner of the screen. I can see it launching and ...
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Why sound settings in GNOME Control Center is recognising Google Chrome as Chromium? [closed]

I have installed Google Chrome in Ubuntu 20.04. Whenever I play sound in Chrome, sound settings show the volume control settings for Chromium even when I don't have Chromium installed. Why is GNOME ...
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Appearance option missing in Gnome Control Center

Currently I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and I have an issue with the Gnome Control Center, which is the last version 3.36.1 and does not show the Appearance option in the settings list. I have tried ...
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Can't Open Gnome-Control-Center in Ubuntu 18.04 - Some library is missing

When I try to start gnome-control-center from the command line, I get the following error. $ gnome-control-center gnome-control-center: error while loading shared libraries: libreplace.so.0: cannot ...
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Missing Settings of online accounts in Ubuntu 18.04 with GNOME 3.28.2

I have recently found that in my system, online accounts settings items are missing. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS with GNOME 3.28.2. I'm able to see full setups only using terminal command : env ...
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Cannot open Settings

I am unable to open the Settings on my installation of Ubuntu 18.04. There are multiple questions on the site already related to this, but the details of their situations seem different. If I open ...
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Unable to open gnome-control-center in Ubuntu 18.04

When I attempt to open settings, nothing happens. In terminal I use the command gnome-control-center And I get the error gnome-control-center: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/...
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Gnome Control Center bug/forcing return on user screen

I can't find the answer to my question on the net, so I'll ask it here. I'm on Ubuntu 18.04, GNOME, and since a recent update I can't access the Control Center of Gnome. When I click on the icon, I ...
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Wifi and settings system are missing

I installed ubuntu 18.04 LTS this week. So at first, I had a problem with the wifi connection. It really was not stable; wifi was disconnected every 5 minutes. So I googled about it and tried this ...
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gnome-control-center sharing over SSH: core dumped

I am logged onto a remote Ubuntu computer over SSH (using the -Y option. I am trying to enable screen sharing remotely, so I typed the command: $ gnome-control-center sharing And I got this error ...
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How to enable automatic date and time on Ubuntu 19.10?

I am trying to turn on Automatic Date & Time but it turns off immediately on its own. This seems to happen only after installing the latest updates. How do I enable Automatic Date & Time?
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Cannot launch Settings on Ubuntu 19.10

I've tried: $ sudo apt-get remove gnome-control-center $ sudo apt-get autoremove $ sudo apt-get install gnome-control-center or $ killall gnome-control-center or $ gsettings set org.gnome....
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Settings wont open after going to Devices panel: “Segmentation fault (core dumped)”

I just opened the Settings program on Ubuntu 19.10 (gnome-control-center) and went to the "Devices" panel. Instead of showing me the panel, the control center showed a blank white panel and then ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 Network Settings Not Working

I upgraded laptop from Ubuntu 19.04 to 19.10 via do-release-upgrade and network-manager no longer works. I have tried this gsettings set org.gnome.ControlCenter last-panel '' but with no luck
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pop-theme causes gnome-control-center segmentation fault

Ubuntu 19.10 Gnome 3.28 I'm trying to run gnome-control-center Result: Segmentation fault (core dumped) Clear gnome-control-center .cache and .config Remove all gnome extensions Installed all ...
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How to enable screen sharing when using networkd in netplan in Ubuntu 18.04.3?

I have configured a bond and 2 other network ports in my netplan configuration file, which works fine. The problem I face now is that I can not find a way to enable screen sharing since no networks ...
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gnome-control-center crash when clicking on Wifi 'gear' (network settings)

Currently running Ubuntu 19.04, Gnome 3.32.2. When I try to connect or select a previous Wifi connection that need username/password (no redirecting page/login page) gnome-control-center simply crash ...
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I cant open my gnome-control-center, when I try to launch from terminal I get the error “Segmentation fault (core dumped)” [duplicate]

A few days ago settings just stopped working for me, and I have tried to reinstall gnome control center with no luck. This does not happen with any other packages.
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How can you refresh VPN to How it Was Before Corruption?

In Ubuntu 19.10, I was able to successfully add one L2TP VPN that has been working great since installing 19.10. However, upon adding an additional L2TP VPN, it not only didn't work, but it also ...
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Selected Sound Output Device Not Persisting Between Reboots in gnome-control-center

Each time I reboot Ubuntu 19.10, I have to open gnome-control-center and set the sound output device back to my Laptop's Built-in speakers. Otherwise, it will typically default to DisplayPort devices ...
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GNOME Settings Won't Launch in Ubuntu 19.10

I just updated my Ubuntu Desktop from 19.04 to 19.10. Then I found gnome setting won't launch for me. The problem is the same as described in this post. GNOME Settings Won't Launch in Ubuntu 19....
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Can't open gnome-control-center in Ubuntu 18.04

I used to be able to open Settings from the applications icon. Now when I try to load the icon, nothing happens. When I type gnome-control-center in Terminal, I get the following error: gnome-control-...
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command line interface for rotating screen without losing scalling

What I am trying to do is be able to rotate my screen without losing scaling. I can do this well from gnome-settings display menu but I am trying to do this in a script so I am looking for a cli ...
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GNOME control centre online accounts not verified with Google

In trying to sign in to my Google account on GNOME, I get the following error. Steps: $ gnome-control-center online-accounts Click "Add online account" Type in Google login. Thanks! EDIT 1: I ...
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Is there a way to toggle touchpad on/off with a command/keyboard shortcut?

Is there a way to toggle touchpad on/off with a command/keyboard shortcut? I tried using this: if $(gsettings get org.gnome.settings-daemon.peripherals.touchpad touchpad-enabled); then gsettings set ...
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How can I remove the Ubuntu Dock category from the GNOME settings application?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.3 and removed Ubuntu dock with this: sudo apt remove gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-dock dock has been removed but still have the dock settings in GNOME settings: How can I ...
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GNOME Settings Won't Launch in Ubuntu 19.04

I'm configuring a relatively new installation of Disco & something happened that caused the GNOME Settings app to not be able to launch. Do I need to reinstall a package? If so, which one? I'd ...
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Unable to open Settings in Ubuntu 19.04 disco

I get the following error: $ gnome-control-center Bus error (core dumped) I have looked into similar question for Ubuntu 16.04 - System Settings won't start, Ubuntu 16.04 And tried the ...
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I can't find the settings in Ubuntu 19.04 [duplicate]

This is a bit weird as I cannot find the settings window at all. I don't know the exact name of the default settings app, so I am unable to install it from apt or snap. EDIT: running apt policy ...