Ubuntu Tweak is a third-party application designed to make configuring Ubuntu easier for everyone.

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While running the Ubuntu-Tweak Janitor, it got hanged, Why?

I have tried to clean the files via Ubuntu-Tweak Janitor, but it got hanged while adding personal and after using xkill only it gets cleared. Why so? Any Solution to rectify it? I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Unity Tweak Tool hot corners resets after every restart?

I've binded my top-right corner to show all windows and my bottom-center to show all workspaces. It works sweet.. But then I reboot and it's not binded anymore. If I go to the Ubuntu Tweak Tool, it's ...
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how to change theme in mate ubuntu?

i tried using Ubuntu tweak but it doesn't work in Ubuntu mate and i even tried gnome tweak tool even that doesn't work for me . is there a way to change the theme in mate . i store my themes in a ...
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Logkeys logging wrong keys

Ok, so I tried the following: --us-keymap --keymap --export-keymap=FILE --keymap=FILE And a few others. Nothing seems to work. I'm running "Ubuntu 14.04" on my "HP Pavilion DV6." I've tried so many ...
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Restore LightDM to original settings

I was playing around with "Ubuntu Tweak" and changed some of the greeter settings. Now I would like to restore LightDM to default. I believe the greeter is supposed to mimic the account background but ...
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Why cannot open Ubuntu-tweak after installing Pantheon greeter?

My problem is I cannot open Ubuntu-Tweak (my OS is Ubuntu 14.04). Of course reinstalled from synaptic and nothing. Last thing I did was to Install Panther-greeter from Elementary OS, but didn't ...
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ubuntu 14.04 windows themes has no effect

I upgraded ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 and patched with http://ppa.launchpad.net/eugenesan/ppa/ubuntu Now when I change themes from ubuntu or gnome tweak the windows doesn't change aspect, the only ...
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Login screen background wallpaper not changing with Dfcon-editor nor Ubuntu Tweak [Ubuntu 14.04]

I am trying to set a new background image for my log in but I can't. I tried configuring via Dconf-editor with root mode but every time I set the new image and set to True the draw-user-backgrounds ...
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Weak signal issue with TP-LINK TL-WN781ND 150Mbps Wireless PCI Express Network Nic

I am desperate about the wi-fi fix too. I have one NIC TP-LINK TL-WN781ND 150Mbps Wireless PCI Express Network Nic. I am getting very low signal since I used in Ubuntu 14.04.2 Please see my output ...
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Elementary tweak with Pantheon in Lubuntu

I have installed elementary-desktop on my Lubuntu in VMWare. Now I wanted to install the numix circle icon pack and hence was trying to install Elementary tweak tools. I have added the ...
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ubuntu-tweak not starting

When I try to run ubuntu-tweak in terminal I get the following: adwaita@adwaita-HP-2000-Notebook-PC:~$ ubuntu-tweak Attempt to unlock mutex that was not locked Aborted ...
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Intel processor peformance

I have Intel® Core™ i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 Are there any tweaks to do to get the most out of it on ubuntu? Thank You.
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Several attempts to customize GDM login screen in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS failed. What are the ways to customize it?

I installed GDM on Ubuntu and set it as default via sudo apt-get install gdm. It looks like this( I took screenshots but can't trace where was it saved as it was not available in default directory ...
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Ubuntu Tweak unable to edit quicklists, Ubuntu 12.04.5

Hello! I've got fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.5, 32 bit and the latest Ubuntu Tweak version 0.8.7 from the stable PPA. The Quicklist Eitor seems to be unable to do anything with the quicklists: ...
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after ubuntu-tweak, restart, the ubuntu was in tty1 login mode

When in 12.04, if I run Ubuntu-Tweak -> Janitor tab, check all boxes click Clean, after re-start ... my Ubuntu will in tty1 mode. So I run what is instructed in ...
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Ubuntu Tweak natural scrolling not persistent

I am using Ubuntu tweak on Ubuntu 12.04 and the natural scrolling setting does not persist after restart. So is there a way to permanently enable natural scrolling? If I have left any details out ...
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Ubuntu Tweak not working properly in Ubuntu 14.04

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.1 After upgrading Ubuntu-Tweak-Tool as not working as expected. The tweak setting is not displaying anything. Screenshot is as: There in option showing ...
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problem after apt-get update command

Recently , i tried to install google earth from Ubuntu tweak . the programme asked me to add the repository of google earth . well,after i do the command i found that an error message that told me ...
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Ubuntu-Tweak user folder assignments are not persistent

I have always used Ubuntu Tweak to set my default user folders (download, pictures, documents etc.) Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, the changes that I make to my user folders are not persistent, ...
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12.04 After HWE upgrade and running Ubuntu Tweak to clean cruft, can't start lightdm

I did the HWE upgrade and that worked fine. System started fine. But I ran Ubuntu Tweak and it reported massive amounts of cruft. So I did the Janitor and uh-oh...system boots to command line ...
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Ubuntu-tweek installation error

I've ubuntu-tweak 0.8.7-1trusty2 trying installing on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Error is: Dependency is not satisfiable : gksu How to solve it?
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Which version of Tweak Tool suitable for 14.04 LTS?

Which version of unity tweek tool for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS . I've tried GNOME tweek tool.deb it said Dependency is not satisfiable: gnome-shell-common(=>3.4 )
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Why won't Ubuntu tweak delete my Thumbnail Cache?

In Ubuntu tweak 0.8.7 which is installed in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running unity I could not delete a particular file called 'fail' in the thumbnail cache. I am actually trying to remove that file with ...
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cant find ubuntu tweak on ubuntu 14.04

yes i installed Ubuntu tweak on Ubuntu 14.04 and I can only run it by going to the terminal and typing ubuntu-tweak theirs no icon in the drop down menu cause I installed gnome flash back so I am just ...
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How to move window buttons to right side in 14.04 gnome fallback [duplicate]

Ubuntu Tweak doesn't seem to give me this capability, I can change theme stuff but those buttons are fixed on the left side
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Total newbie wants to know - Ubuntu Tweak - changing the computer name

I have installed Ubuntu on an old PC to try and learn it and become familiar so I can switch away from Windows, although most probably not entirely. I've put my machine on a network and would like to ...
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How to reset default app for filetype?

How can I set a filetype to always open with a specific application? In .local/share/applications/mimeapps.list there was this line - application/x-extension-jap=gedit.desktop;jalbum.desktop; It ...
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Delete old kernels and unused files without Ubuntu tweaks?

I am wondering if there is a way of delete non-used package without using Ubuntu tweaks. And if there is a way of deleting old kernels.
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Ubuntu tweak not working? Is it still supported? [closed]

I left it for half an hour and returned. What's wrong with it? edit: when running ubuntu-tweak through terminal I get this: minow@mina-ubuntu:~$ ubuntu-tweak compizconfig - Info: Backend : ...
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Ubuntu tweak does not start (Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library)

I recently reinstalled my Ubuntu 12.04. The main idea was to not disturb files on /home, and I succeeded by reinstalling Ubuntu only on / partition. When I got back I found everything working but not ...
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Should I get rid of these packages or should I not?

I am pretty new to Ubuntu. Recently, I had some problems with Skype. So I uninstalled/re-installed it. And the problem was solved. I also decided to get rid of the little message/mail indicator on top ...
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Installing theme, Problems with icons ubuntu 12.10

I was installing Flattastic theme. Copied the unzip files to /usr/share/themes and selected theme using tweak tool. Ubuntu 12.10 Problem 1: No flattastic related icons are listed in icon-theme. ...
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Always hide an application's window

I'm using the selenium webdriver to run automated tests in firefox on my web applications, and while it's all working perfectly, it's a little bit annoying how firefox pops up over everything while ...
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Ubuntu tweak and Mozilla (firefox and thunderbird) cache

I usually use Ubuntu tweak to do cleanup jobs on my PC. This includes apt and program cached data and old kernels. This goes alright for most programs except Mozilla based application - Firefox and ...
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Missing icons in System Settings [duplicate]

This a screenshot of my System Settings window. As you can see I am missing the icons for: "Appearance","Online Accounts", "Security & Privacy", and "Time & Date". How can I restore them? For ...
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How can I add proxy authentication parameters for Ubuntu tweak? [closed]

I was trying to play around with Ubuntu tweak, when I tried to access Tweaks → Love Wallpaper HD and encountered the following error: Distribution: Ubuntu 12.10 quantal Application: ...
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Ubuntu Tweak doesn't seem to work for me in Xubuntu 12.04 64-bit

I've had Ubuntu Tweak installed for months now. However, there seems to be a list of things that don't seem to work when I change them in Ubuntu Tweak. No matter what I do, Ubuntu Tweak will not make ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 no menu bars

I just played with Ubuntu 13.04 on my old netbook. I tried some configurations, installed Xubuntu and Gnome to find out, which desktop environment runs best. Now I want to stay with Unity. But I ...
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Janitor broke my visual interface - Xubuntu 12.04

yesterday a performed a couple of updates and after that i have executed Janitor (from within ubuntu-tweak) to cleanup (incl. everything, also old kernels) my system (Xubuntu 12.04.2, running on a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 on a Lenovo T431s [closed]

I'm cross-posting this from the Ubuntu forums as it seems like there's some interest here in this new ultrabook. I'm extremely happy with Ubuntu on it. Ubuntu 12.04.2 on the new Lenovo Thinkpad ...
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Where is Ubuntu-tweak?

I have a netbook and I need to clean it, I got odkas on ubuntu-tweak, and skousela be installed by navodu. Ale unfortunately I have not found it nor the software for Ubuntu, though here it skousela ...
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No desktop after using janitor in ubuntu tweak

After using janitor in ubuntu tweak in my ubuntu 13.04 and after restarting there is nothing,no top panel no dock and no left launcher. Is there any way get them back? plz help me guy otherwise i ...
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13.04 Dual monitors on my desktop

I just upgraded to 13.04 from 12.04. I was wondering how to use both of my monitors side by side in 13.04. They work together in mirror but do not work side by side. I have looked through the "tweak" ...
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Gnome-Shell, use the hot corner to display Application

I'm currently tweaking my new Gnome-Shell inside a VM before doing it on my current laptop and I would like to know how to display the application drawer when the mouse go on the hot corner instead of ...
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Should I install amd64-microcode? [closed]

This is my system: AMD Phenom II x4 960T (unlocked to 6 cores) 8GB 1066 DDR2 RAM Gigabyte Radeon HD6670 1GB DDR3 (AMD Catalyst 13.4 propriety driver) Ubuntu 13.04 at 1920x1080 60Hz Dual boot with ...
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How to install the following theme on Ubuntu 13.04

I wanted to install the following theme (http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php?action=content&content=155582) and tried to do it like this (How can I install themes?), however, there's no .deb ...
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My wallpaper cannot be changed and my ubuntu tweak cannot launch even after an ugrade

I was previously using ubuntu version 12.10 and I recently upgraded to version 13.04. Everything was working fine until I updated. Immediately after the update, my wallpaper cannot seen on screen ...
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What are the places where does Ubunty saves recent user activity and tools to clean them?

I'd like to clear (and disable tracking if possible) all the recent user activity tracking (like most recently accessed files (MRU) and applications, thumbnail caching etc.). The only thing I do NOT ...
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How to enable the Ubuntu Tweak login settings section?

I have installed Ubuntu Tweak and found its Tweaks - Startup - Login settings section disabled (I can open it but everything is shaded out and nothing works inside). How can it be enabled?
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Ubuntu 13.04 unable to change background images in user mode

I just upgraded to 13.04 this morning. When I signed in for the first time the original background I had used from 12.10 was there but was tiled. So I went to settings appearance and changed the way ...