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Is there an equivalent of Gnome Tweak Tool for XFCE?

I've tried Gnome Tweak Tool on Xubuntu 16.04, but it didn't work for the themes or icons. Is there an equivalent that will work on Xubuntu 16.04?
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GNOME - Scale Windows to factor less than 1

Is there any way to set the scale factor to less than 1? I feel the windows are too big and I wish to make them smaller so that I can have more room on my screen. Gnome tweak tool doesn't allow me to ...
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Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 - gnome tweak tool

I don't have an "extension" and a "change shell theme" section.
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Ubuntu gnome 2016 version config files

I designed my desktop on Ubuntu Gnome 2016 version, changed themes, startup applications, icons pack, docky configuration and etc. But when I created a new user, I noticed that the settings were ...
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How to change “Global Dark Theme” on and off through Terminal?

I know how to set and display most themes, however I can find anything about how to turn the Global Dark Theme on and off through Terminal, I can only find the option in the gnome-tweak-tool. So is ...
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gnome-tweak-tool 3.18 missing Window Theme option!

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. But I saw something is wrong in gnome-tweak-tool 3.18 As you can see in below, the older version of gnome-tweak-tool had a Window Theme option : But in gnome-...
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Restricting maximized window bounds in gnome

I am creating a side bar with a chrome app which acts as a dock. I would like to restrict the size of all maximized windows in order that they will no go under my side bar. There is some ...
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How to reduce size of massive title bar margin/padding in GNOME

I recently did an upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 and I don't believe the margins were nearly this ridiculous so I'm wondering if maybe something got reset/changed. As you can see, top GNOME bar is ...
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How to tune this status bar in the left corner in gnome?

I have Gnome 3 enabled in Ubuntu. Now I have a status bar in the left bottom corner which I would like somewhere else. Can this be tuned somewhere? Screenshot of the left bottom:
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Cannot install new user theme in 15.10 using tweak tool

I have installed the tweak tool and unable to locate the gnome-shell-extensions in repositories of 15.10, I tried using synaptic manager but unable to locate those extension packages and I get no ...
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Startup Applications section of Gnome Tweak Tool not working

I have used Gnome Tweak Tool many times in the past to add startup applications. I find this useful especially in situations where I don't know the exact command that is run to launch the app, which ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Remapping capslock key to act as escape, and to act as control when held down. [duplicate]

I'd like my capslock to act as escape when tapped but as control when held.
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What are the different “Click Methods” available through the gnome-tweak-tool?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I have recently noticed that there is a Click Methods pull-down menu in the gnome-tweak-tool's Keyboard and Mouse section: Here are the options ...
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What does the “Show All Input Sources” option do?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and upon launching the gnome-tweak-tool and going to the Keyboard and Mouse I find that there is an option called Show All Input Sources which is ...
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Remape left-ctrl to left-alt in ubuntu 15.10

I was searching through askubuntu for this. I found that Xmodmap dont work for Ubuntu 14 or higher version. I tried using gnome-tweak-tool, but its not working. Graphic interface of gnome-tweak-tool ...
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How to fix GTK+ 3 applications' menu in Ubuntu GNOME?

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 15.10. There is a problem - when I turn off the top bar application's menu in GNOME Tweak Tool, instead of standard gnome behavior I get some broken stuff. I have added the ...
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How to change keyboard shortcut of “Show location of pointer”?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 and in the gnome-tweak-tool there is an option called Show location of pointer, which upon clicking CTRL makes a little circle thing come off like a ...
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Strange window focus behavior with Ubuntu 15.10 and Gnome

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and ubuntu-gnome-desktop. Since the upgrade from 15.04 I have noticed that when I double click a window, that window seems to take focus (e.g., the gnome top bar text and ...
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Python error when launching gnome-tweak-tool on Debian [closed]

When trying to launch gnome-tweak-tool I recieve this error ~ gnome-tweak-tool gnome-tweak-tool\Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gtweak/app.py", line 39, in ...
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How to 'opt-out' an application from GNOME Global Dark Theme?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I have activated the Global Dark Theme in the gnome-tweak-tool, but there is one problem, I like the Dark Theme in all applications except Nautilus,...
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App icon size in Gnome

Can I change the icon size of app icons anywhere in Gnome (I didn't spot anything in the Tweak tool)?
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How to prevent the dimming of my desktop picture when enabling icons on desktop?

I have recently noticed that when having the Icons on desktop feature enabled in gnome-tweak-tool: That my desktop image is slightly darker than it is when the feature is disabled, and I have ...
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Gnome tweak tool can't set theme for window ubuntu

Anyone know how I can set the window theme to Ultra flat? I can't find it on the drop down -> example. as you can see. the atom window is not updating
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Installing “texlive-fonts-extra”

I am new to using ubuntu. I currently have ubuntu running on my Mac laptop through VirtualBox. I have had a problem come up a couple times when downloading various packages (ghostscript, auctex, ...
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Gnome 3 - how can I turn on some extention?

I've got fresh Ubuntu Gnome (14) installed on new workstation and for some reason it does not show up a list of opened windows so I need to click activities to change window. Obviously it's annoying ...
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How to recover gnome-classic?

I changed the configuration of the keyboard shortcut from the dconf editor (I changed the switch-input-source and switch-input-source-backward). When I set the value of the "switch-input-source-...
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Simultaneous Ctrl_L+Shift layout switch doesn't operate as before

After using gnome-tweak-tool on my 15.04 with Unity the keyboard layout switch (Ctrl L+Shift) doesn't work as before. Now I always have to complete the exact sequence as: pressing "Shift" key first, ...
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GNOME Tweak Tool's numpad delete key behaviour doesn't work

I use a lot of keyboard layouts, but some of them have comma instead of dot on the numpad delete key. I want to override this behaviour and always use dot, but when I open gnome-tweak-tool, then go to ...
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gnome: How to set lv3:rwin_switch xkb option in tweak tools

I set my keyboard layout like this: setxkbmap -layout us -variant altgr-intl -option '' -option caps:escape -option altwin:swap_alt_win lv3:rwin_switch which is fine, as long as I do not plugin and ...
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How to move top panel to bottom in Ubuntu 15.04 with Gnome 3.16.2?

I have recently upgraded to Gnome 3.16.2 (not sure what version I hade before) and then my MMOD Panel extension was no longer compatible. I only get the message "Does not support shell version". https:...
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gnome top panel doesn't change after using another theme

After a fresh Ubuntu-Gnome 14.10 install I wanted to use the Elegance-colors theme, I installed it via apt-get and set it with tweak tool and everything seems to work but the windows top bar (don't ...
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Gnome shell extensions disabled at every startup

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with GNOME 3.12 and encounter a problem with the Tweak Tool. Whenever I restart my machine all extension settings are getting set back do default, which is ...
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How to install custom shell theme using gnome-tweak-tool

I found similar posts, but those answers didn't solve my issue. I need to know can I install custom Shell-themes in ubuntu-gnome? If yes what are the best custo shell-themes and where can I get it? In ...
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Why is Shell theme disabled in Gnome Tweak Tool?

In Gnome Tweak Tool, I'm unable to change the Shell theme: Hovering over the exclamation mark shows the following tool-tip: Shell user-theme extension not enabled. I'm using Ubuntu 14.10, and have ...
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Replace Light Locker with Gnome screensaver

There have been many issues reported concerning Light Locker. Sometimes the lock doesn't work, it locks by itself when not supposed to and many more. Bottom line is Light Locker's major issue is, it ...
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Capslock remapped with Tweak Tool. Keyboard shortcuts not working on Startup

I used the gnome-tweak-tool to remap my Capslock key as a super key. Shortcut keys involving the super key do not work upon system restart. (However my keyboard shortcuts under launchers for things ...
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Icon theme doesn't apply to Nautilus at all!

You can see that I have applied the 'Simple' icon theme in Gnome. I am using Ubuntu Gnome. And have download the tarball then extracted it into the /.icon before applying it through Gnome Tweak Tool. ...
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Gnome tweak tool is unable to disable caps lock

I just installed this because xmodmap keeps resetting and I need to use caps lock as backspace but selecting this option in gnome-tweak-tool gives me normal caps lock behaviour AND caps lock behaviour....
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Live USB works on win, problems on mac

Soooo, I have a live usb, ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I use it on pc's at school and on my intel mac at home with plop bootloader, using PlopKexec. I installed the live usb with unetbootin because the ubuntu ...
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Window themes not getting applied

I downloaded Tweak Tool changing window theme doesn't change anything but changing from Appearance changes. Why is it so? Has the default theme directory changed from /usr/share/themes? Tweak tool ...
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GNOME Tweak Tool

I have just installed GNOME Tweak Tool by typing this command in the terminal: sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool After installing I have applied few tweaks but after rebooting my Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Where to find the full text of “typing” options in gnome-tweak-tool

While trying to fiddle with my multi-language keyboard configuration broken by this bug, I stumbled again on this screen in gnome-tweak-tool, "typing" section: As you can see, option text is ...
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can't open advanced setting

hello every one I've just installed gnome-tweak-tool by using this code sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool After installing the Advanced setting icon appear in applications menu and when I tray ...
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How to use GNOME tweak tool to get shell themes

So I'm trying to get custom shells and have tried using this as many people have recommended it. All I see in the Shell Extensions menu is "install shell extension" and when I click on the link user ...
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Problems while doing 'sudo apt-get upgrade'

I started facing this sudden issue a few days ago when I was once trying to 'update' and 'upgrade', something regarding corruption of package index files in the apt-repository and I've not been able ...
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Disable Task Bar in Ubuntu Gnome 13.10

How do I disable the task bar in Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. I enabled it somehow using the Gnome Tweak Tool but now I can't find the button to toggle it again. I'm talking about the one which appears at the ...
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Help, broken Gsettings

I was trying to disable the global menu as per http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2013/07/disable-global-menu-on-ubuntu-13-10-saucy/#comment-8612, but while it didn't change anything, after running ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 cannot change window border theme

I installed Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and when I change GTK theme using Gnome Tweak Tool, only theme of widgets changes, theme of Window border remains same. Can somebody help me to fix this issue ?
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changing the icon theme has no effect (13.04)

Using gnome-shell 3.6 on Ubuntu 13.04. I installed gnome-tweak-tool, and I can use it to change both the shell theme and the current theme (ie. window borders). However, changing the icon theme has ...