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GNOME comes with lots of changes to System Settings, including improvements to the main interface as well to individual settings panels. Read more.


  • Open "overview" - "Settings" OR top right dropdown "Settings"

How to test

  1. Change desktop wallpaper in "Appearance". Click "Add Picture" and select from Files. Try the same with lockscreen wallpaper.
  2. Change for both Light and Dark theme
  3. Open "Mouse & Touchpad" configuration and try various options. If you are using a touchpad enable "Content sticks to fingers".
  4. Open "Printers" configuration and try to add new printer, change various options and print a test page. "Show" active jobs when you are printing a test page.
  5. Open "Power" and try out the Performance, Balance and Power saver mode
  6. Open "Notification" and enable "Do not Disturb" or try to set individually for apps
  7. Open "Privacy" and set Apps which should have access to Camera and Mic
  8. In "Privacy" also check File history and tweak "Automatically delete period" and "Clear History"
  9. Explore "Multitasking" if you actively use one of multiple workspaces and displays
  10. Open "Default Applications" and configure apps for specific type of files
  11. Explore and test other categories in System Settings.

Expected Results

  1. You can preview current wallpaper and change it. Select new wallpaper from preinstalled wallpapers, your pictures or various colors.
  2. Every option should behave as expected.
  3. You can add new printer and configure existing printer. Test page is printed and you can show active jobs.
  4. Every option should have expected result and System Settings should not crash.