Questions tagged [gnome-control-center]

Use this tag to ask questions about `gnome-control-center` - a graphical user interface to configure various aspects of GNOME.

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gnome control center show up white

I have an Ubuntu 18.04 installation with the default Gnome desktop. I start the Gnome Control Center from my Qt5 application with the following C++ statement: system("gnome-control-center&&...
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can not open settings from GUI

I can launch gnome-control-center from terminal without problem. But I can not launch settings from activity by searching it. My os information:ubuntu 20.04 LTS after click settings from activity ...
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Multiple monitor identifier

I have a multiple monitor setup running Ubuntu 20.04 with gnome. The settings app display section shows a small pop up at the left top with a number to identify individual monitor. Is there a way to ...
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Where to file a bug against ubuntu's appearance panel in system settings? [duplicate]

where can I file a bug for ubuntu's appearance panel in gnome-control-center? I have recently discover, that this panel crashes, unless I have... the GEdit installed from .deb package, as it seems to ...
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settings control by keyboard impossible?

situation: Having a bluetooth mouse on Ubuntu 20.04, I sometimes attach it to another computer. When wanting to re-attach, one has to go to settings without an easily reachable mouse and take the ...
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System language (login screen display language) overwrites my user's language set by GNOME Settings

Edit: I'm running Ubuntu GNOME 20.04. I'm trying to set a display language for my user's session different from the system's language (login screen display language) but I've been unsuccessful so far.....
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Problems reinstalling MySQL

I tried to reinstall MySQL but I was having problems. Initially I tried to solve the problem by reinstalling GNOME control center, but this didn't work and I am still experiencing problems trying to ...
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gnome-control-center segmentation faults when launched

For some weeks now, maybe since upgrading to 21.04 (maybe earlier, not sure), gnome-control-center has been segfaulting every time I try to run it, right at start up. The gnome-control-center package ...
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Install Tuxedo fans control

I am trying to change my fans. My BIOS setting is very limited. Windows, fan control works very well. All I can find are explanations for Dell and IBM fans and I have an ASUS. Many explanations are ...
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Can't Install Gnome-Control-Center on Ubuntu

I installed xfce4 on my ubuntu today i removed it and installed Gnome back, but after that i had issues where my setting was not able to open i searched about it and found that gnome-control-center ...
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Installing "gnome-control-center" after Upgrade to 20 yields "pkgProblemResolver" error

I upgraded to Ubuntu 20 from 18 and the settings where missing. I tried to install them with: sudo apt install gnome-control-center Which fails with: E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated ...
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System settings won't start in Ubuntu

My settings didn't work from the new update in my Ubuntu software. Whenever I try to run it, it just doesn't run at all. When I try to open my settings in my terminal, $ gnome-control-center This was ...
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gnome-control-center: symbol lookup error: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgstvideo-1.0.so.0: undefined symbol: gst_aggregator_simple_get_next_time

A few days back I was trying to build wxWidgets-3.15 library on Ubuntu 21.04 with multiple flags enabled. I've had some issues with the build so I made a ticket on that on stackoverflow. Unfortunately,...
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gnome-control-center won't load in Ubuntu 20

After upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04, my gnome-control-center no longer loads due to a symbol lookup error: $ gnome-control-center gnome-control-center: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/...
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Error while trying to run "gnome-control-center display"

I have an issue opening the settings on my Ubuntu, getting back this: gnome-control-center: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libwebkit2gtk-4.0.so.37: undefined symbol: sqlite3_errstr I ...
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Limit the available options in Control center

I wish I can run a control-center-like application with just a few very common settings in it. Language, date and time, keyboard etc. Is there any package providing that feature? Or is there a way to ...
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System settings won't open with Ubuntu 20.04

OK so from the gui, system settings won't open. When opening settings from the command line I get the following: (gnome-control-center:71314): Clutter-CRITICAL **: 18:12:01.949: Unable to initialize ...
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Gnome control center not opening from command line as root user

I am trying to open user settings to unlock the user's ability to edit their user settings When I try to open the Gnome control center with my root account I get the following error root@penguin:~# ...
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Adding Custom Item to System Settings? (gnome-control-center)

How i can adding custom items to gnome-control-center ? I want adding a item and click to execute something. ("pkexec myapp --settings") I tryed this but not working : Is it possible to add ...
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(gnome-control-center:24694) | bluethoot & App error |

When I was trying to open settings nothing happened. So I have reinstalled the data packages with apt-get install --reinstall gnome-control-center. When I tried to manually search for settings, I ...
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I installed gnome-control-center from command line. It is saying 'Unable to init: could not connect: connection refused'

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on Windows 10. I installed gnome-control-center from command line. It is saying 'Unable to init: could not connect: connection refused' . Wanted to change the colors of ...
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gnome-control-center won't open after upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04

Ever since I upgrade Ubuntu to 20.04 I get an error when trying to open gnome-control-center: gnome-control-center: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux- gnu/libclutter-gtk-1.0.so.0: undefined ...
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USB-C to HDMI Adapter disconnects/reconnects when gnome-control-center starts

Lenovo Thinkpad T15 Intel Core i7-10510U @ 1.80GHz × 8 Mesa Intel UHD Graphics (CML GT2) 16GB RAM Ubuntu 20.04 (minimal install w/3rd party drivers) GNOME 3.36.3 X11 I have a USB-C 7-in-1 adapter ...
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How to reconnect network without opening gnome-control-center

I am using ubuntu 20.04, and my problem is that the network connection sometimes terminate. I want to reconnect to the same network, but when I click the wifi icon at the header bar and choose "...
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Cannot open gnome-control-center in ubuntu 18.04

I cannot open the settings from the applications and also cannot open from terminal by typing gnome-control-center. Trying to open it from terminal gives the following error: gnome-control-center: ...
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Can't open system settings in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I'm getting this error when I try to start system settings (in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS) from command line using gnome-control-center -v: (gnome-control-center:19769): user-accounts-cc-panel-ERROR **: 16:58:...
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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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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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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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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 ...