How to install Ubuntu Tweak in Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal


Ubuntu Tweak is a very useful applications that helps you to customize your system to your taste, in many ways it helps you tune your system. As for now Ubuntu tweak is not available directly in their site, but it is available in their blog.

Features of Ubuntu Tweak

  • View of Basic System Information(Distribution, Kernel, CPU, Memory, etc.)
  • GNOME Session Control
  • Auto Start Program Control
  • Quick install popular applications
  • A lot of third-party sources to keep applications up-to-date
  • Clean unneeded packages or cache to free disk space
  • Show/Hide and Change Splash screen
  • Show/Hide desktop icons or Mounted Volumes
  • Show/Hide/Rename Computer, Home, Trash or Network icon
  • Tweak Metacity Window Manager’s style and behaviour
  • Compiz Fusion settings, Screen Edge Settings, Window Effect Settings, Menu Effect Settings
  • Set the Shortcuts to archive quicker access your favourite applications
  • GNOME Panel Settings
  • Nautilus Settings
  • Advanced Power Management Settings
  • System Security Settings



Here is a direct LINK (0.5.12)

You can also add PPA to keep your Ubuntu Tweak updated (This can be done for all versions of Ubuntu). To do so, open your terminal and type:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak

I will be explaining the possibilities of Ubuntu Tweak very soon…


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