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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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gnome settings (gnome-control-center) cli for scale

What does the scale option in the displays page of gnome-control-center change? I have been trying to automate it. I know scaling can be done through xrandr, but that is not what I am looking for.
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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 ...
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USB headset can be either input or output, but not both

This is a weird problem that I can't seem to diagnose on 18.04. I have a USB headset and I cannot seem to use both the headphones (output) and the microphone (input) at the same time. In the sound ...
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My system settings wont open?

I tried to open system settings and it did not open. I have remove gnome control center and then reinstalled it again and it did not work. So what can I do to fix the problem.
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XMonad gnome session with background

I'm running XMonad in a Gnome session in Ubuntu 19.04 and want to set and configure the background image aka. wallpaper of the desktop. Currently I use xloadimage to load a background image however I ...
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Missing Settings in Ubuntu 18.04 with GNOME 3.28.2

I found that in my system, some settings items are missing, for example are missing 'users', 'online accounts' and others setups. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS with GNOME 3.28.2. I'm able to see full ...
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Empty Dock settings in Ubuntu 19.04 [duplicate]

I am getting dock settings empty as shown. Please suggest a fix. Thanks.I have updated from 18.10 to 19.04
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Unable to enable general Sharing in Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome

Attempting to enable general Sharing in the Gnome Settings to then enable and configure file sharing, screen sharing, etc. When I enable Sharing via the master toggle in the top right, nothing changes ...
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Can't start gnome-control-center 18.10

When I launch control center I get the following error: Inconsistency detected by ld.so: ../sysdeps/x86_64/dl-machine.h: 538: elf_machine_rela_relative: Assertion ELFW(R_TYPE) (reloc->r_info) == ...
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How to make the Gnome Control Center (Settings) left panel background colors on hover more obvious in Ubuntu 18.04?

If you look at the left pane there are menu item separators, a selected color, hover colors, and "zebra striping" of all unselected rows. When I hover over a white zebra-striped row it practically ...
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left mouse button on wireless mini keyboard opens gnome-control-center?

please help me how to go about and start debugging this weird phenomenon: I bought a dodgy chinese wireless mini keyboard called iPazzPort. It works, but every time I click the left mouse button on ...
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2nd monitor stops working after opening gnome-control-center

Running Ubuntu 18.04 and when I open the settings/gnome-control-center my 2nd monitor stops working and will need to be replugged and will only work if I close gnome-control-center.
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Error loading gnome-control-center through VNC connection

I have setup ubuntu desktop on an AWS EC2 instance with the following config file: #!/bin/sh export XKL_XMODMAP_DISABLE=1 export XKB_DEFAULT_RULES=base export XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP="GNOME-Flashback:...
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ubuntu 18.04 settings not opening

My ubuntu's settings is not opening when i click on settings there is a response in the panel showing that settings is opening but after some times it will fade out and the settings wont open. ...
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gnome-control-center crashes on 18.04 with GLIB assert error

Thanks for any help: gnome-control-center (gnome-control-center:23766): GLib-CRITICAL **: 12:47:04.571: g_variant_builder_end: assertion '!GVSB(builder)->uniform_item_types || GVSB(builder)->...
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settings icon missing in Ubuntu 18.10

in the system menu on the top bar beside the lock button there is supposed to be a gnome control center icon, recently it just disappeared on my laptop running Ubuntu 18.10
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'gnome-control-center' disappears on Ubuntu 18.10 after repostioning Ubuntu dock

When I change the position of the sidebar (dock), the 'Settings' window disappears from the screen and never shows up again. The process starts to run when you click on the setting icon or run the ...
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How to install GNOME Control Center?

In Ubuntu I installed 'GNOME Color Manager'. According to Ubuntu this software is supposed to be used with 'GNOME Control Center'. But I can't find 'GNOME Control Center' anywhere. Has it ceased to ...
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System settings not launching on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

From the drop-down menu, top right corner, I have access only to the volume, brightness control, and power on or off buttons. None of the other icons launch, including Account Settings, Wifi control,...
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Dock setting does not work - Ubuntu 18.10

I just upgrade to 18.10 from 18.04 and the dock is always hidden. I tried to modify the 'Auto-hide the dock' in Settings, but nothing works. I also tried to change the position (from left to bottom) ...
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Dual-screen partial overlap on Ubuntu 18.04

I have 2 monitors set up with my Ubuntu system, primary (landscape) and a secondary rotated (portrait) monitor to the left of it. I've been having a problem where there's about a 2-pixel wide overlap ...
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How to set LANGUAGE in locale permanently

After running into this bug: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gnome-control-center/issues/236 I can't get my locale fixed. It is impossible to fix it with gnome-control-center, and "export LANGUAGE=gd:...
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Can't repair unity-control-center in Ubuntu 16.04

I can start none of $ unity-control-center $ gnome-control-center The output is bus error (core dump created), though both of them are re-installed already. On my MacBookPro6,2 with Ubuntu 16.04.5, ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 - System settings after removing network-manager and installing wicd

I've been having some issues with my wireless connection for some time, even in Ubuntu 16.04 A couple of weeks ago I finally switched to the new Ubuntu version and I still had the same problems, my ...
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Energy settings with dconf Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome 3

The energy settings for "Blank screen" is set default on 5 minutes. You can edit them with the gnome-control-center, but I would like to have some dconf / gsettings to change the value. It's about ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 system settings does not open, gnome-control-center does not start either

is there a workaround? I need to access keyboard settings and set some key-mappings $ sudo gnome-control-center (gnome-control-center.real:6589): Gdk-ERROR **: The program 'gnome-control-center.real'...
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How to open the display settings in command line?

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed and when I have set up an additional monitor for my laptop which, for obvious reasons, is used as a primary monitor. However, sometimes when I start the laptop the ...
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How change display scale from the command line in Ubuntu 18.04 (xorg)

I am trying to get in the command line the same effect as changing the display scale factor from the Gnome Control Center. I have tried the following command, but it does not have any effect: ...
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Settings window seems to be hidden on Ubuntu 18.04 after changing Ubuntu dock's position

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. After I changed the position of Ubuntu dock from the left side to bottom, I am not able to see the Settings window. It seems like the window is opening (because I can see ...
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Problem with gnome-control-center (Segmentation fault) [closed]

I've been trying to fix this issue for a couple of days. I'm using Ubuntu 17.10. If I try to execute gnome-control-center, I get a "segmentation fault" message. If I use strace -e open gnome-...
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Nautilus linked to Google Drive - Can I access with Terminal?

I recently used the Gnome-control-center and added an Online account to sync my Google Drive to my Linux. I was wondering if there was any way I could access, using the terminal, the Google Drive "...
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How to start gnome-control-center. If symbol lookup error: libgoa-backend-1.0.so.1?

Tried to run gnome-control-center. But there is error gnome-control-center: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgoa-backend-1.0.so.1: undefined symbol: g_uuid_string_random Updated from ...
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Missing settings in GNOME control center installed in Ubuntu MATE

I installed GNOME Control Center following this instructions to access Google Drive in Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS (MATE desktop environment 1.12.1) The problem is GNOME Control Center is only showing ...
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Gnome control center 17.10 only working when TB3 station plugged in

I recently faced an issue with gnome-control-center refusing to start on my laptop (hp Spectre x360). Starting from the top right menu, I'm getting a spinning cursor in the top bar for about 10 ...
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Can't open gnome-control-center on Ubuntu 17.10

So I just installed Ubuntu 17.10 and I noticed that "settings" looks limited. Also if I go in the terminal and I write gnome-control-center nothing happens, no errors, nothing. I tried to check if ...
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How do I enable night mode in display of Xubuntu?

I am using Xubuntu 16.04 In Ubuntu there is the option to enable night mode from Display in Gnome Control Center In my Xubuntu I have installed Gnome Control Center But over there the Display ...
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Dock settings seems to have vanished [duplicate]

I just rebooted and noticed the dock was missing. I was messing with the auto-hide functionality earlier, but decided to leave it on. As previously mentioned, now it's gone, though I can see it again ...
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Gnome-control-center fails to open in 17.10

After moving the docking bar from the left side of the screen to the bottom of the screen, gnome-control-center no longer opens on screen. It appears in the the list of processes and also as an icon ...
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Settings menu in Ubuntu 17.10 is obliterated

I have no way of accessing any of my settings on my fresh install of Ubuntu 17.10. I installed 15 minutes ago, added a few core packages, one of which was wine where dpkg failed and I had to restart ...
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Dock settings missing in gnome-control-center after upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10

I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 17.10 and am missing the Ubuntu Dock settings, i.e. in gnome-control-center the dock settings are blank: I think I might be missing the "ubuntu-dock" package, but can't ...
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ubuntu-dock settings not accessible in gnome-control-center by default

I recently shifted to Ubuntu 17.10. After enabling ubuntu-dock extension from Gnome-Tweak-Tools, I found no specific settings for customizing the Ubuntu-Dock in gnome-settings or gnome-control-center. ...
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How to remove duplicate app entries in GNOME Notifications Settings and in Software?

It's a pretty minor issue, but I'm curious about why it is happening. In GNOME Software, and in Notifications in GNOME Settings, some system applications appear twice. They don't appear twice in the ...
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Cannot open gnome-control-center in ubuntu 17.04

I use the gnome desktop environment, and whenever I try to open the gnome control center I get an error saying: [INFO 18:21:22.277197] Application.vala:153: System Settings version: 2.0 [INFO 18:21:...