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

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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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After installing ubuntu-tweak my keyboard shortcuts are acting weirdly in gnome-flashback

I am running 13.10, with gnome-flashback, and I installed ubuntu-tweak but my keyboard shortcuts are acting weird. For example, in Chromium, ctrl+a goes to the beginning of the address bar. Most are ...
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Can I create custom workspaces for when I login?

I like to have a 6-screen setup with pdf viewer, sublime text, and chrome on the top row, three terminal windows on the second, and my database server and document viewer (for notes) on the last row. ...
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What should I do if an application gets glitchy? (Ubuntu Tweak)

Sorry for lack of proper terminology! Basically, I've been getting along great with Ubuntu Tweak, and I was loving the extra workspaces. However, the arrow short-cuts to switch between the workspaces ...
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Ubuntu tweak not working? Is it supported for 13.10?

I left it for half an hour and returned. What's wrong with it? How to fix it? I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 edit: when running ubuntu-tweak through terminal I get this: minow@mina-ubuntu:~$ ...
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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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Cant access ubuntu after ubuntu tweak clean up [duplicate]

At first i´d like to mention that i'm an ubuntu noob. I'm running ubuntu 12.04 lts with windows 7. recently i've installed and using gnome-shell instead of the classic unity enviroment. I run ubuntu ...
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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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How to show “app” icon at previews in scale using hot corners?

How to show "app" icon at previews in scale using hot corners? Right now I get only windows preview with Ubuntu Tweak and CCSM in 13.10: I want the same effect but including for example, the chrome, ...
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ubuntu tweak --miscellaneous category-natural scroller doesn't 'work!

I have Ubuntu Tweak for Ubuntu 12.04. Under the Miscellaneous category in the Tweaks section I asked the Natural Scroller to be "on". It does not work! What is wrong? Thanks
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Ubuntu tweak Scripts doesn't work on Ubuntu 13.10

I installed Ubuntu Tweek on my Ubuntu but the scripts I added doesn't work, I tried to add the "Create Launcher" Script and doesn't work, I'm not able to create a launcher. The menu in right click ...
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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

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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ubuntu 12.04 gnome classic no effect - Theme does not work

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 gnome classic with no effect I am trying to use Ubuntu tweak to make some tweaks for theme. I move the theme folder into usr/share/themes and i can see the theme in the ...
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Error when opening ubuntu-tweak 8.5.1

I got this when I open ubuntu-tweak using terminal, Anyone help me please.. Gtk-ERROR **: GtkBox child GtkTreeView minimum width: -1 < 0 for height 355 Trace/breakpoint trap (core dumped)
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Ubuntu 12.10 hangs on “Ubuntu” logo screen after running Ubuntu Tweak's “Janitor” tool [on hold]

I dual-boot Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7 64-bit. Previously I had no issues. Tonight I ran Ubuntu-Tweak's "Janitor", which cleaned old packages and such from my Ubuntu partition. When I rebooted, Ubuntu ...
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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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Messed up my DE by running Ubuntu Tweak janitor

I had upgraded my PC from ubuntu 12.04 to 13.04 (through 12.10). The system booted fine, but I felt it was a bit slow. So I ran Ubuntu Tweak janitor clearing old packages, config files and kernels. It ...
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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 tweak error on startup

i've used Ubuntu 13.04 64bit and installed ubuntu 0.8.5. when i want to start ubuntu tweak,why it just show the startup splash and then nothing come,the ubuntu tweak isnt showed. after that usually i ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 on a Lenovo T431s

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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Reset LightDm's Theme

I changed LightDm's theme using Ubuntu-Tweak on Ubuntu 13.04. LightDm did not show the changes. Instead, LightDm lacks a background (solid purplish-pink) and uses odd-looking icons. I decided to undo ...
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Changing login screen wallpaper in ubuntu 13.04

I have been trying to change my login screen wallpaper to one of my own using ubuntu-tweak. The wallpapers are located in Ubuntu's default wallpaper folder and I have given all users read privileges ...
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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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ubuntu-tweak won`t work

I got this information and ubuntu-tweak does not run: $ ubuntu-tweak compizconfig - Error: dlopen: /usr/lib/compizconfig/backends/libgsettings.so: nie można otworzyć pliku obiektu dzielonego: Nie ma ...
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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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ubuntu-tweak 0.8.4 crashes on load

Tried solving it with this post: Ubuntu Tweak crashes on launch Ubuntu 13.04 This is the terminal output: nor@nor-HP-ENVY-17-Notebook-PC:~$ ubuntu-tweak compizconfig - Info: Backend : gsettings ...
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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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ubuntu tweak does not start in ubuntu 12.10

elijah@elijah-Satellite-L500D:~$ ubuntu-tweak -d [Launcher][DEBUG] Distribution: Ubuntu 12.10 quantal Application: Ubuntu Tweak 0.8.5-0~bzr1957+20130507~quantal1 Desktop:gnome-fallback ...
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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 ...
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Why isn't Ubuntu Tweak's Janitor working?

Whenever I use Ubuntu tweak's janitor to clear caches and I select all the files I want to delete and click "clean" nothing happens. (See the screenshot below) This has only began since I upgraded ...
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Ubuntu Tweak crashes on launch Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

When I start Ubuntu Tweak from Dash, System settings or Terminal, it immediatly crashes. I get this error code from the Terminal: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Why is my desktop background black after upgrade to 13.04?

After I upgraded to 13.04 my desktop background has been a black screen, i.e.: EDITS: Ubuntu tweak doesn't seem to be able to change the window theme either (although all other themes like icon ...
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Ubuntu not booting

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu. This morning my Ubuntu 12.04 would not boot up properly anymore. After the loading screen saying "Ubuntu" with the five little dots it just goes black and nothing happens. ...
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Ubuntu Tweak Shutting Down Itself

I am using 12.04 LTS. This morning when I tried to clean up some unnecessary items using Janitor in Ubuntu Tweak (Firefox cache & Thumbnail cache), it was suddenly shutting down/closed by itself. ...
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ubuntu-tweak stopped working

** (ubuntu-tweak:5760): WARNING **: Failed to load shared library 'libwebkitgtk-3.0.so.0' referenced by the typelib: libwebkitgtk-3.0.soso: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory ...
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How to make ubuntu tweak not to remove fglrx

I made a clean installation of ubuntu 12.04 and after updating the packages, to make my intel/amd hybrid to work I installed fglrx by following " AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics works " in Ubunut forums. To ...
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Unable to open Update manager or Ubuntu tweak

I cannot open Update manager and Ubuntu Tweak when I open Ubuntu tweak I get this log user@laptop:~$ ubuntu-tweak Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/ubuntu-tweak", line 124, in ...