Setup Browse GSettings values for your applications — What tool can I use to explore system and application settings? Control system settings with keyfiles — Use dconf keyfiles to configure specific settings with a text editor. Custom default values for system settings — Set system-wide default settings using dconf profiles. Lock down specific settings — Use the lockdown mode in dconf to prevent users from changing specific settings. Manage user and system settings with dconf — What is dconf? How can it be used to edit configurations? Profiles — Detailed information about profile and profile selection. Store settings over NFS — Update the system configuration for dconf to store settings in an NFS home directory. Why should I not use GSettings overrides? — GSettings overrides are used by distributions to adjust default settings. More Information GNOME System Administration Guide — A guide for GNOME 3 system administrators.