Thursday, April 28, 2022

Install Ubuntu Tweak on Ubuntu 16.04 ‘Xenial Xerus’ LTS

Ubuntu Tweak is an application designed to config Ubuntu easier for everyone. It provides many useful desktop and system options that the default desktop environment doesn’t provide. At present, it’s only designed for the Ubuntu GNOME Desktop, and always follows the newest Ubuntu distribution.

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
  • And many other in process…

There are other small fixes of Ubuntu Tweak

  • Fix the nautilus scripts support for Ubuntu 13.10 and later (Bug #1242379)
  • Going to workspace adjustement automatically add keyboard shortcut for fade screen (Bug #1240005)
  • Missing options: fonts, desktop icons,window, file manager (Bug #1250252)
  • Never crash when sources.list is not parsable (Bug #1246348)

To Install Ubuntu Tweak on Ubuntu 16.04 ‘Xenial Xerus’ LTS :

To install Ubuntu Tweak on Ubuntu 16.04 ‘Xenial Xerus’ LTS derivative systems , open a new Terminal window and bash (get it?) in the following command :

Download Deb Package :

Install using force :
sudo dpkg -i --force-depends ubuntu-tweak_0.8.7-1~getdeb2~xenial_all.deb

In case “dpkg” indicates missing dependencies, complete the installation by executing the following command:
sudo apt-get install -f
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