System Settings

Customize your computer and make it your own! Roll out the welcome mat, put up some posters. You know the drill ;-)

On Linux, everything you need to adjust the way your computer behaves is in System Settings. That means you only need to learn one central center to change your desktop wallpaper, set up printers, adjust network settings, and much more.

To launch System Settings, activate the Activities Overview and search for system settings.

system settings for Gnome 3 desktop

The easiest way to get to know your different options is to just explore the icons, but here's an idea of what each one does:

That's all of the system settings on your computer. It's the perfect balance of useful settings that don't require you to get a computer science degree to understand them all, so have fun, and don't be afraid to make your Linux OS feel like home!