How to install Dconf Editor on Ubuntu

Dconf Editor is a free and open source dconf configuration database editing application for Linux. Using this app, you can edit internal application settings on your system. It is using GSettings API and dconf library to access and edit settings. It is released under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later. Please note that it could break some applications if misused. So edit carefully.

Dconf Editor

Install Dconf Editor on Ubuntu

You can install Dconf Editor via flatpak package and from the default Ubuntu repository. Open the terminal command-line application using ctrl+alt+t keys and run below command to install the latest version Dconf Editor on your system.

sudo apt install dconf-editor

After the successful install open it via this command


You can also open it via the applications menu.

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Install Dconf Editor via Flatpak:

First install the latest version of flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. Foolow below link for the installation instaructions.

Install flatpak and flathub

Now in the terminal app run below Dconf Editor flatpak app install command .

flatpak install flathub ca.desrt.dconf-editor

After that open Dconf Editor using below command.

flatpak run ca.desrt.dconf-editor

And uninstall Dconf Editor using below command.

flatpak uninstall ca.desrt.dconf-editor


sudo flatpak uninstall ca.desrt.dconf-editor

That’s it.

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