Ubuntu – How to install Ubuntu-Tweak

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I have heard a lot about Ubuntu-Tweak and how it is great for power users, but I don't know how to install it.

How do I do that?

Best Answer

  • Home screen
    The Ubuntu-Tweak Home screen


    Installing Ubuntu-Tweak is rather simple and easy. Follow these simple steps, and you will have Ubuntu-Tweak installed, and be on your way to tweaking Ubuntu to your liking.

    For 12.10 and Earlier:


    1. Add the PPA:
      sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa

    2. Update your sources. (Steps are listed below. Chose the method that fits your scenario):

      Ubuntu Software Center:

      • Ubuntu Software Center will run this step automatically after adding the PPA.


      • Refresh your sources.

      From the command line (terminal):

      • Run sudo apt-get update
    3. Now to install Ubuntu-Tweak:

      Ubuntu Software Center/Synaptic:

      • Search for Ubuntu-tweak, then click install.

      Command-Line (Terminal):

      • sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak

    The Admin panel

    The Tweaks panel

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