Ubuntu Tweak – 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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