How to Reset Ubuntu/Gnome Settings to Defaults without Re-installing (via Linux FUD)


This is a very useful tutorial on resetting Ubuntu’s/Gnome’s settings to defaults without reinstalling. It’s old but the concept still works in Ubuntu Natty 11.04. It sure beats copying the default directories off the Live CD (my personal solution when I came across this problem back in the beginning days of Ubuntu).

How to Reset Ubuntu/Gnome Settings to Defaults without Re-installing As a new user, there comes a time (or there will come a time) when you are playing around with Ubuntu/Gnome, trying different themes, different engines, different window managers, etc, and all of a sudden you run into a problem that you can't seem to find a way to fix it. Maybe some of your customized settings are causing your gnome-panel to crash all the time or causing your windows and applications to look ugly, even having window buttons (clos … Read More

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