Appearance settings changed in normal mode, aren't properly updated when using low-gfx (and vice-versa)

Bug #1700600 reported by Marco Trevisan (Treviño) on 2017-06-26
This bug affects 1 person
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unity-control-center (Ubuntu)
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)

Bug Description

Settings changed in lowgfx mode aren't preserved when using the full mode.

[Test case]
1. Run ucc in normal mode, and change some settings (i.e. launcher icon size)
2. switch to low-gfx mode (gsettings set com.canonical.Unity lowgfx true)


3. The changed settings are preserved


3. The changed settings are ignored in the new profile.

[Regression potential]
Settings aren't saved or not updated when changed in the system

Related branches

description: updated
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package unity-control-center - 15.04.0+17.10.20170627.3-0ubuntu1

unity-control-center (15.04.0+17.10.20170627.3-0ubuntu1) artful; urgency=medium

  * Appearance: create GroupedGSettings class to manage group of
    gsettings sharing the schema (LP: #1700600)
  * appearance: support multiple compiz setting profiles, and update
    lowgfx key accordingly (LP: #1668950)

 -- Marco Trevisan (Treviño) <> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:37:17 +0000

Changed in unity-control-center (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released

Hello Marco, or anyone else affected,

Accepted unity-control-center into xenial-proposed. The package will build now and be available at in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

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Changed in unity-control-center (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed verification-needed-xenial
Ads20000 (ads20000) wrote :

I get 'No such key 'lowgfx'' when trying to run the command in the bug description...

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