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

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How do I install Ubuntu-Tweak?

I have heard a lot about Ubuntu-Tweak and how it is great for power users, but I don't know how to install it. How do I do that?
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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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Is “Ubuntu Tweak” considered to be a “safe” program?

Is "Ubuntu Tweak" considered to be a safe program for us on my 10.10 OS. Also I was concerned whether or not it was safe to delete all the programs that show up in the "Package Cleanup" option?
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How safe is Ubuntu tweak's Janitor?

On Ubuntu Tweak, it says that Janitor can be run to free up some disk space. Is this safe? I am running 12.04.
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Ubuntu not booting after using Ubuntu-Tweak's janitor function

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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Commands for quicklists

I am using Unity. The Quicklists feature is really useful. I added some entries in the nautilus quicklist from Ubuntu Tweak. Those commands were easy to figure out. But now i do not know how to find ...
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Can't login after using Ubuntu Tweak

I updated my system to Ubuntu 12.04. It was running great. I decide to download Ubuntu Tweak and do some housecleaning. After reboot when I try to login nothing happens except a "Logging in" message. ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 12.10: Can't change window title bar font

In Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2, I've tried using Ubuntu Tweak to change the window title bar font, but after it's changed in the application, it's not reflected throughout the system. I've tried different ...
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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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Natural scrolling not working for horizontal scroll, how to fix this?

I've enabled natural scrolling via Ubuntu Tweak's miscellaneous options, but that doesn't seem to take effect for horizontal scroll; neither in web browsers, nor in nautilus or other native ...
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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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gtk-warning due to theme tweaking harmful to my stability or not?

I installed some theme, and enabled them via ubuntu-tweak. when i run nautilus --check i get this error. Is this error harmful to ubuntu/unity/compiz's stability???. (nautilus:6598): Gtk-WARNING **: ...
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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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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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Ubuntu tweak not working? Is it supported for 13.10? [closed]

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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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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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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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 ...