GSETTINGS(1) User Commands GSETTINGS(1)
gsettings - GSettings configuration tool
gsettings get SCHEMA [:PATH] KEY
gsettings monitor SCHEMA [:PATH] [KEY]
gsettings writable SCHEMA [:PATH] KEY
gsettings range SCHEMA [:PATH] KEY
gsettings describe SCHEMA [:PATH] KEY
gsettings set SCHEMA [:PATH] KEY VALUE
gsettings reset SCHEMA [:PATH] KEY
gsettings reset-recursively SCHEMA [:PATH]
gsettings list-schemas [--print-paths]
gsettings list-keys SCHEMA [:PATH]
gsettings list-children SCHEMA [:PATH]
gsettings list-recursively [SCHEMA [:PATH]]
gsettings help [COMMAND]
gsettings offers a simple commandline interface to GSettings. It lets
you get, set or monitor an individual key for changes.
The SCHEMA and KEY arguments are required for most commands to specify
the schema id and the name of the key to operate on. The schema id may
optionally have a :PATH suffix. Specifying the path is only needed if
the schema does not have a fixed path.
When setting a key, you also need specify a VALUE The format for the
value is that of a serialized GVariant, so e.g. a string must include
explicit quotes: "'foo'". This format is also used when printing out
Note that gsettings needs a D-Bus session bus connection to write
changes to the dconf database.
Gets the value of KEY. The value is printed out as a serialised
Monitors KEY for changes and prints the changed values. If no KEY
is specified, all keys in the schema are monitored. Monitoring will
continue until the process is terminated.
Finds out whether KEY is writable.
Queries the range of valid values for KEY.
Queries the description of valid values for KEY.
Sets the value of KEY to VALUE. The value is specified as a
Resets KEY to its default value.
Reset all keys under the given SCHEMA.
Lists the installed, non-relocatable schemas. See
list-relocatable-schemas if you are interested in relocatable
schemas. If [--print-paths] is given, the path where each schema is
mapped is also printed.
Lists the installed, relocatable schemas. See list-schemas if you
are interested in non-relocatable schemas.
Lists the keys in SCHEMA.
Lists the children of SCHEMA.
Lists keys and values, recursively. If no SCHEMA is given, list
keys in all schemas.
Prints help and exits.