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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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Touchpad can't be disabled in Ubuntu 22.04

Since installing Ubuntu 22.04 I can't disable the touchpad in my settings or using the keyboard shortcut. In the settings under Mouse & Touchpad I can enable/disable the touchpad by toggling the ...
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WiFi settings freeze and then won't open

So I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 (Kernel 5.13.0-40-generic) on my Lenovo Ideapad Gaming 3. Now I'm experiencing my first real issue with it. I tried to connect to my university WiFi but not only ...
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No option for appearance in settings after upgrade to 22.04

I upgraded from 21.10 and I wanted to tweak my appearance but that option itself is not present.
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22.04 jammy shows no brightness sliders under Settings > Power

Is this an intentional change in 22.04 LTS? Or is something just not recognizing the hardware correctly? Previously, I had both a Screen Brightness and Keyboard Brightness slider visible under ...
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Lockdown sharing settings

I am trying to find the dconf keys and settings that will allow me to set the Screen Sharing parameter to always "true". I want to make sure that users do not have the option to disable ...
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Unable to set 100hz refresh rate on a ultrawide gaming monitor

I am trying to set the refresh rate of my monitor (Xiaomi Mi Curved Gaming Monitor. 3440 x 1440 native resolution) to 100 Hz on Ubuntu 20.04. As shown on here, the option appears in the dropdown menu ...
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Xfce equivalent for advanced keyboard settings - e.g. for "Right Alt key never chooses 3rd level" or "Caps lock behavior"

I had a situation where I needed to disable right-Alt for selecting 3rd level and to set a new key for that level, as said here. In KDE Plasma there are obvious settings under System Settings > ...
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Where are the terminal preferences saved in Xubuntu 20.04

I have a cluster of machines all running the same OS: Xubuntu 20.04. I usually change the terminal settings a lot, and I'd like them to all be the same across devices and usernames. I can't find the ...
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My settings wont open there's no option to open it in the apps DellComp

My settings wont open there's no option to open it in the apps menu,on the top right corner the settings icon i click on and nothing happens. DellComp
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How can I connect AirpodsPro with Ubuntu Linux 20.04

I need to connect my airpodsPro to Ubuntu for work and I can't seem to grasp the way through. I've tried with bredr, le, and dual options on the Bluetooth main conf. Any ideas? Thanks in advance!
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How to change Date language to English while using a different Format?

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS with Language set to English (US) and Formats set to Deutschland. Everything works fine, except for the name of months in dates, e.g. drwxrwxrwt 2 root root 4,0K Mär ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 won't detect microphone on headset

I am attempting to connect the headset's microphone to my computer; however, the mic is not showing up in the settings. I'd show a picture, but it's not letting me take a screenshot of the window. I ...
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the config file for keyboard keypress in lxqt gets overwritten, how to keep my settings?

I'd like to have the sensitivity of my keypress somewhat higher than the default being used in the LXQT of Lubuntu, you can go to the GUI here: lxqt-config-input But when I change it, it changes back ...
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Git settings (and others) are not saved

I have a new installation of Ubuntu 21.10. I set git config --global user..... After reboot I'm prompting again for this. In addition, for gedit v40.1, I set a theme "solarized dark" few ...
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Where is the JSON Config File for Discord Installed Via Snap?

The only .json files I can find are build_info and manifest (I don't think either of them are config files). Forgive me if my question is too amateurish, I just installed Ubuntu recently. I'm trying ...
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Ubuntu 20.04. Attempt to delete printer from list of printers fails

Glad to be here! New to Lubuntu 20.04, and slowly getting this pc ready to handle my work obligations. Just finished adding our Network printers; and now want to get rid of the "bad" printer ...
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How to make workspace in 2 dimensional layout in Ubuntu 21.10?

Similar to this post: make workspace 2x2 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS I am unable to see any option for mix of horizontal & vertical workspace arrangement. How to do it?
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Install KDE Plasma Settings App Without Installing KDE Plasma

So I recently uninstalled KDE Plasma. There are some configuration files that are messing up my GNOME Settings (discussed in my other question GNOME Tweaks > Window Titlebars Settings Don't ...
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How do i add the newly installed file manager (Nemo) in the 'activities overview' search results?

Distressed Ubuntu 21.10 user here. I recently purged Nautilus and installed Nemo as my default file manager. I previously had Nautilus added in the activities-overview search-results (under - settings&...
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Can't seem to make Brave my default browser for local files

I'm running XUbuntu 20.04 and have Brave, Chrome, and Firefox installed. I generally only use Brave these days unless I need to check something on one of the other two. Brave is set as my preferred ...
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In Kubuntu, in Konsole menu "Settings": choosing "Manage Profiles" causes the same as choosing "Configure Konsole": yields "Configure -- Konsole"

In Kubuntu 20.04 I use the Terminal "Konsole" and in each Konsole ten windows, created by "+ Start New Instance". All the normal way, functioning over months. Suddenly in two of ...
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Why does the KDE lock screen appear in Regolith Desktop when installed alongside Kubuntu?

I recently installed Regolith Desktop to use alongside Kubuntu Desktop. I have fully disabled screen locking in Kubuntu, such that my display just goes to sleep without needing a password to resume. ...
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How to make apps not appear on my navigation bar

I want to open firefox on ubuntu but I also want it not to show that it's open on the toolbar, even though it is open in the background. Is there any kind of setting that would allow me to open the ...
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How to make the ubuntu internet symbol look like its disabled, even though it's not

I want to make it look like that the internet is disconnected even though it is connected by making the internet/wifi symbol on the Ubuntu OS look like it's currently disconnected from the internet. ...
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Where are the display settings located in ubuntu 21.10

Where are the display settings located in Ubutnu 21.10 ?
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How to unlink language and regional settings [duplicate]

I want my Ubuntu 20.04 set up with US English language settings, but my formats force me to use Dutch or German (mixing up the languages on my system). I just need US Language settings with Belgian ...
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Stop ubuntu (20.04 AND 21.10) from shutting down automatically from lock screen?

Ubuntu is now auto shutting down after some period if I do not log in (hard wired keyboard) i.e. if I leave the desktop in the lock screen. I do not yet understand why. It does not shutdown if I log ...
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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 to display Deepin Screenshot toolbar in Gnome3?

I use Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with Gnome3 on one PC and on the other PC with xfce. The screenshot tool Deepin should display a toolbar after capturing a ROI (region of interest) screenshot with options. I ...
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Mouse doesn't go left side monitor only goes Right side

So I have 2 external monitor, so my mouse cursor only goes the right side monitor, can not take mouse to left side, can't find any options to fix it, any suggestions how to control or move mouse both ...
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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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Screen is cropped by a few pixels

I just installed Ubuntu, and for a while (2 weeks) the screen was fine. But my brother started tweaking the settings in Tweaks & Settings. He modified the scale setting in the displays section. (...
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After Ubuntu update, on every bluetooth connection my sound profile changes for my headphones

On Ubuntu 20.04 everything worked fine, but when I updated it to 21.04 every time I connect my bluetooth headphones, my audio profile changes back to "Headset Head Unit (HSP/HFP)" and I can'...
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why i cannot open my modem/router setting page (192.168.1.1)?

i can access my modem/router setting page in windows using 192.168.1.1 address but in Ubuntu 21.10 it does not work neither in Firefox or gnome web or MS edge. in Ubuntu when i type 192.168.1.1 in any ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 - Dock menu and the applications disappeared

After updating to the latest Ubuntu 21.10, the dock menu has completely disappeared. ubuntu 20.04 with dock: ubuntu 21.10 dock disappeared:
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Anbox setting "negative colors"

Anbox (Android 7.1) was working great, under ubuntu 20.04. I did a lot of configuration (but no backup yet). But when I tried: System(Android)-Settings - Accessibility - NegativeColors, now all ...
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Terminal, settings and other system applications don't open in ubuntu 20.04

I use ubuntu 20.04 and can't open terminal, settings, software updater, and ... I had to use my vscode terminal instead. before installing Django and python3.9, I hadn't this issue. I think something ...
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How adjust print margins in gedit

The margins in gedit are preposterously large. They are so big they cause nearly 40% of the printed page to be blank. There seems to be no way to adjust the margins. There is no option for it in the ...
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Settings won't open on Ubuntu 21.10

I'm not 100% sure what's going on here. When trying to open settings in the terminal, I got this (gnome-control-center:6799): libwacom-CRITICAL **: 21:55:59.349: Duplicate match of 'usb:256c:006e:...
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Installing Bulgarian keyboard language

I'm new to Linux. I'm from Bulgaria and need Bulgarian language. I searched in settings and find nothing. I find files in https://packages.ubuntu.com/hirsute/language-pack-bg, but how to install it ...
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What do these wirless setting for a keyboard indicate in Ubuntu settings?

The above image is from the Ubuntu Settings page for Power. Under devices it shows a wireless keyboard with a 60% green bar. What does it indicate ? It certainly is not the power left in the keyboard ...
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My touch pad will not work

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS off a usb and my touchpad will not work. The arrow is on screen but I can't move it and it doesn't respond to clicks. I have limited access with the windows button to ...
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Screen Display settings not working

Ubuntu 20.04 on dual boot Win 10 Dell Inspiron 15 3000 using Acer G276HL as additional screen via HDMI. Use of the additional screen has ceased and the 'Display Settings' utility does not now 'Apply' ...
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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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Missing settings pannel + missing internet control (Ubuntu 20)

I am facing a very annoying problem. This week, I saw two things waking up on my Ubuntu when I woke up. I no longer have "settings" graphical interfaces ... I no longer have internet. One ...
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Can't seem to use my printer [duplicate]

I am trying to use my HP printer. First I plugged it in and it showed up as a printer but I couldn't print from it. I eventually used the sudo chmod +x ./hplip-3.21.6.run successfully writing over the ...
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"Front Right" test not working for a perfectly good bluetooth headset

I have connected my bluetooth headset to my laptop. The bluetooth headset is working fine with other device (like my phone). But the "Front Right" test is not working and I am not able to ...
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Settings are suddenly not visible - where did they go?

Yesterday I installed fresh Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 LTS and everything looked fine. But today the settings are not visible. It shows that settings are opened with a red dot, but there's nothing to see. My ...
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Xfce - How can I change the default icon pack and default theme, so that all users created will have the new theme and icons

I want any and all new users to have the same theme, icons, panel configuration etc. Is there any way to do this? I assume there has to be considering each distribution has its own themes and panels. ...
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Settings lost for libbylinux on ubuntu update

Whenever Ubuntu 20.04 does an update that requires a reboot, I lose the settings for the libbylinux app installed as Snap. Specifically, my library and library card number are forgotten and my place ...
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