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I cannot find a place like control panel in Windows where I can configure Ubuntu. I would be delighted to find where to configure the system. And by the way, how to use the configure Ubuntu according to my own appetite?

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3 minutes to ask another question? Try searching for a "beginner's guide" –  Evandro Silva Oct 5 '12 at 20:03

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Click the gear-cog icon in the top right of your screen, and click "System Settings", here you will find a control-panel equivalent, as in Windows. Here is a link describing each setting: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/ubuntu-help/prefs.html

I hope this helps

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From Unity Dash you can search System Setting.

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System Setting

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Advance Setting / Gnome Tweak Tool / Tweak Tool

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Installation:

sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool

Ubuntu Tweak

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Installation:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa 
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak -y
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Very good screenshots. –  hexafraction Oct 5 '12 at 19:52
    
Its a lil bit blur, using shutter. Will upload another image soon ;) –  penreturns Oct 5 '12 at 19:53
    
I'd also add Unity-tweak and Gnome-tweak, if applicable. –  hexafraction Oct 5 '12 at 19:55
    
@penreturn oops! I didn't notice your answer. –  devav2 Oct 5 '12 at 20:00
    
its okey @devav2 ;) –  penreturns Oct 5 '12 at 20:05

Use System settings to tweak Ubuntu settings.

To open System settings

Open dash and search for "System Settings" enter image description here

or

open terminal( Ctrl+Alt+T ) and type gnome-control-center

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This will help you to configure your Ubuntu

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