GConf is a system used by the GNOME desktop environment for storing configuration settings for the desktop and applications.

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Missing gconf/gconf-client.h

I'm trying to install an Evolution plugin using these instructions: How do I minimize Evolution to the system tray in Ubuntu? In the sudo make stage, I get the following output: make all-recursive ...
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How to remove shortcuts of drives from desktop without unmounting it in Ubuntu?

I have a doubt in UN-mounting the drives in Linux. Whenever I open any drives in system its shortcut/image will be shown in the desktop. To remove that I need to right click on it and select ...
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Update screensaver theme using gconftool-2

How can i update the screensaver theme? I am using: $sudo gconftool-2 -t --list-type string --set /apps/gnome-screensaver/themes [screensavers-xyz] But it doesn't seem to work. I get an error ...
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Gnome-terminal overwriting/ignoring manual file changes to .gconf xml profiles

I have an XML file for a custom profile for gnome-terminal. However, when I throw the file into an appropriate directory like ~/.gconf/apps/gnome-terminal/profiles/Default/%gconf.xml the file is ...
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GConf Error under Ubuntu

I use Ubuntu 10.04, and every now and then I start getting the following messages when starting gedit, for example. GConf Error: Failed to contact configuration server; some possible causes ...
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How to fix a gconf error?

Whenever I log into Ubuntu(10.04), I get the following error. GConf Error: Failed to contact configuration server; some possible causes are that you need to enable TCP/IP networking for ORBit, ...
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Center all windows title using gconf-editor?

I want to center my windows title like so: Instead of having them aligned to the right: Is there a setting I can change in gconf-editor or is this something controlled by each theme?
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How do I add a new folder to gconf-editor?

I can't even figure out what these folders are called. The things inside them are apparently called "keys". How do I add another folder so that I can handle another file type that isn't listed?