Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Ubuntu Tweak is a powerful tweaking tool for Ubuntu, allowing the users to manage the font sizes, choose the default GTK+ theme, edit the quicklist, remove old kernels and many others.
The latest version available is Ubuntu Tweak 0.8.7, which comes with support for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and fixes many bugs, occurred in the previous versions. Among others, it enables the users to enable the new features added to Unity 7, including the minimize on click and the Nautilus recursive search features.
In this article I will show you how to install Ubuntu Tweak Tool 0.8.7 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Ubuntu Tweak Tool 0.8.7 on all the supported Ubuntu systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the ubuntu-tweak package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak
To start Ubuntu Tweak, just open the Unity Dash and type “ubuntu tweak”:
Optional, to remove Ubuntu Tweak Tool, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-tweak
Or, if you want to uninstall ubuntu-tweak, disable the recently added PPA and downgrade all the packages that got updated via the PPA, do:
$ sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:tualatrix/ppa