ubuntu-settings - default settings for the Ubuntu desktop

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name ubuntu-settings
Package version 18.04.5
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 31 B
Download size 5.30 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
This package contains the default settings used by Ubuntu.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ubuntu-settings_18.04.6_all.deb 18.04.6 all Ubuntu Updates Main
ubuntu-settings_18.04.6_all.deb 18.04.6 all Ubuntu Updates Main
ubuntu-settings_18.04.5_all.deb 18.04.5 all Ubuntu Main
ubuntu-settings - - -


Name Value
dconf-gsettings-backend -
gnome-control-center-data -
gsettings-backend -
libglib2.0-bin >= 2.53.4-3ubuntu1~


Type URL
Binary Package ubuntu-settings_18.04.5_all.deb
Source Package ubuntu-settings

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install ubuntu-settings deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install ubuntu-settings




2018-04-18 - Didier Roche <didrocks@ubuntu.com>
ubuntu-settings (18.04.5) bionic; urgency=medium
* Override font size on communitheme's team request to 10. This impacts
only the ubuntu communitheme session which isn't available
until you install the snap (LP: #1764974)
2018-04-14 - Jeremy Bicha <jbicha@ubuntu.com>
ubuntu-settings (18.04.4) bionic; urgency=medium
* com.canonical.launcher.amazon.desktop:
Add Categories:Network; to satisfy appstream-generator
2018-04-13 - Jeremy Bicha <jbicha@ubuntu.com>
ubuntu-settings (18.04.3) bionic; urgency=medium
* com.canonical.launcher.amazon.desktop:
Add Comment field to satisfy appstream-generator
* Drop obsolete dh_translations override
2018-04-06 - Jeremy Bicha <jbicha@ubuntu.com>
ubuntu-settings (18.04.2) bionic; urgency=medium
[ Didier Roche ]
* Open new windows in the middle of the screen as requested by the community
for the communitheme session. (LP: #1758314)
[ Jeremy Bicha ]
* Add override for gnome-initial-setup.desktop for the Ubuntu sessions with
'Welcome to Ubuntu' title and Ubuntu icon
* Allow the new .desktop to be translated
* Depend on gnome-control-center-data since that's where the icon is
currently installed
* Drop the imagemagick .desktop overrides. Let's fix the issue in
imagemagick directly.
2018-04-01 - Jeremy Bicha <jbicha@ubuntu.com>
ubuntu-settings (18.04.1) bionic; urgency=medium
* Don't automatically suspend by default when plugged in (LP: #1759008)
* Fix typo in gsettings override for communitheme session
* Hide imagemagick .desktop in Ubuntu on Wayland too
* Make imagemagick .desktop files valid (LP: #1723244)
2018-03-30 - Didier Roche <didrocks@ubuntu.com>
ubuntu-settings (18.04) bionic; urgency=medium
* Add gsettings override for communitheme session (LP: #1760049)
2017-12-11 - Ken VanDine <ken.vandine@canonical.com>
ubuntu-settings (17.10.19) bionic; urgency=medium
[ Marcin Mikołajczak ]
* Change default set of applications in the Ubuntu Dock.  This was done
as part of Google Code-in 2017.
2017-10-06 - Didier Roche <didrocks@ubuntu.com>
ubuntu-settings (17.10.18) artful; urgency=medium
* Revert the override change in 17.10.16 now that glib is fixed.
The plugin list override is back to be per session only.
2017-10-03 - Jeremy Bicha <jbicha@ubuntu.com>
ubuntu-settings (17.10.17) artful; urgency=medium
* Hide imagemagick's Display app from the Ubuntu session (LP: #1717951)
2017-09-26 - Sebastien Bacher <seb128@ubuntu.com>
ubuntu-settings (17.10.16) artful; urgency=medium
* debian/ubuntu-settings.gsettings-override:
- change the rhythmbox active-plugins override to not be session 
specific that doesn't work for some reasons and needs debugging

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