Unity Tweak Tool is a configuration manager for Unity desktop environment.

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Unity themes won't apply unless I logout and login after boot

I'm using Unity Tweak to apply the Libra theme with Numix icon theme. But every time I boot up the Ubuntu I have to logout and login again for the themes to be applied. I wonder what could be the ...
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Schemas missing - Unity Tweak Tool

I understand this is very similar to this question and this one, but none of the answers there have worked for me. When trying to install the packages mentioned in those questions, apt-get throws up ...
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Hot corners reset on reboot. Chrome flickers window spread?

I'm meeting a lot of issues with both Compizconfig and Unity Tweak Tool in regards to the "hot corner" function alongside with the window-spread and workspace-switcher features. First of all, my hot ...
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Hot corner black screens and throws me to login screen?

This makes no sense. I bind it to top-right corner. If I choose it(to expose windows), it throws me out to my login screen and closes down all my programs? The heck? I tried both with Unity Tweak ...
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Is using Unity Tweak on Ubuntu 14.04 safe?

I just installed Unity Tweak from the Ubuntu Software Center. The program have a lot of different customization options, like transparent bars and more options for windows snapping. But, can those ...
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How do I reset my unity configuration on 15.04?

I've been googling many answers to this question, such as the various suggestions up and down http://askubuntu.com/a/202020/99436, and none of them are working for me. They might work for you. They ...
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cannot use the Unity Tweak Tool

I can't change themes in my Ubuntu 15.04 after update. It says: The following schema is missing org.gnome.settings-daemon.peripherals.touchpad I've used the dconf editor but touchpad doesn't ...
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Ubuntu logs out after changing fonts

Ubuntu 14.04 Linux 3.13.0-49-generic logs out immediately after I change fonts in Unity Tweak Tool. I faced this problem today. Unity Tweak Tool worked just fine a few days back. And no, it does not ...
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How can I easily make a theme from scratch on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

still in my infancy at understanding Ubuntu! My main reason for wanting to get it is for the ability to tweak and create my own platform. Can someone tell me how best to start doing this? I see forums ...
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Super+Tab switcher shortcut Unity Tweak Tool

How can I set <Super>+<Tab> to be my shortcut for the window switcher? I have tried using Unity Tweak Tool but I cannot get the Tab key to register as part of a shortcut. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 font settings

I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04, and the fonts in terminal is changed as follows: The s is mixed with the @, and when I use the unity-tweak-tool, it shows: How could I do correct ...
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GTK2 themes do not show up in any tweak tool [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I would like to download this theme I managed to get it to work on 13.10 but since I upgraded to 14.04 it no longer works. When I look in any tweak tool it does not show up. ...
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Obsolete configuration programs?

I recently searched for a configuration for my mouse in Ubuntu 14.10 and figured that I have installed Tweak Tool, Unity Tweak Tool and CCSM. Are they all needed are does CCSM (since it has the most ...
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I can't open Unity tweak tool [closed]

I can't seem to open the [Unity][1] tweak tool, either from the launcher or dash or terminal. In the terminal, I got these errors: t***@t***-desktop:~$ unity-tweak-tool Traceback (most recent ...
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Title bar disappears when unity tweak tool is enabled

I have recently upgraded my laptop to ubuntu 14.04. For few days everything went fine. I enjoyed Unity Tweak Tool. But recently, after I installed system updates and restarted my laptop, the tweaks ...
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Unity tweak tool devices issue

In the unity tweak tool, under desktop icons, there are options to make home folder, network, trash and devices appear on the desktop. All of those options work except devices.When I select the option ...
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Unity Tweak Tool: set workspaces with command line [duplicate]

quick question: I want to include a command in a bash script to set the number of vertical workspaces to 1 and horizontal to 8, for Unity Teak Tool. Could you help? Thank you! Please read the ...
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Serious problem with Unity/Graphic Driver

I use the NVIDIA 970 GTX. After installing Ubuntu in dual-boot with Win 8.1 in UEFI mode, I installed the driver from the NVIDIA homepage for this: NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-343.22.run Then I installed ...
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Why can't I lauch Unity Tweak Tool

I tried to launch the Unity Tweak tool, which had been working fine before, and it wouldn't work at all. When I do it from the terminal, I get this: user@chrubuntu:~$ unity-tweak-tool Traceback (most ...
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Unity : problem with click to maximise first window in unity tweak

So I tested this on a number of fresh installs unity tweak will bork animations if you choose >Launcher "Minimise single application window on click" as a result, one out of two minimisations ...
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Customize fonts in context menus and dialogs

So I changed all my desktop fonts to 'Ubuntu Light' using unity-tweak-tool and I am running Iris Dark Theme, but the fonts in Nautilus, dialogs and context menus are unaffected (see screenshots) How ...
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Anomaly in switching windows on different viewports in Unity

My sample setting is as follows: Viewport1 contains following window: Firefox A Viewport2 contains following windows: Firefox B Gedit When Viewport1 is shown and Firefox A has gained focus ...
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Problems with shortcuts in the Unity Tweak Tool

I'm having problems with my Ubuntu 14.04 (Unity). I configured shortcuts corners several times, however, they do not work. Especially, the shortcut "show desktop" belonging to Docky. I'm using the ...
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How do I fix Unity crashing after using Unity Tweak Tool to set Window spreading/scaling?

The problem: After setting Window spreading to on in Unity Tweak Tool, Unity will crash on trying to initiate the Window spread/Scale Compiz effect. This results in the Unity panel and launcher, as ...
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Disable keyboard shortcuts for window snapping

I think my question is related to this post but I don't have ccsm installed at the moment, and I don't want to unless I have to (some of the things you can change in there can cause quite a lot of ...
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I have Ubuntu 14.04 and Unity Tweak Tool isnt working.

I have reinstalled it and its not showing up anywhere. When I search for it in the Applications Finder, it says its there, but when I click it, nothing pops up, and it messes up Docky. Any tips?
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Why does menu transparency mess up my notification area?

I used Unity Tweak Tool to set the menu to be transparent but now my notification area gets all confused after it changes: As you can see it looks like it's not clearing earlier images from the ...
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Where are the settings modified by “unity-tweak-tool” stored? [duplicate]

Where are the settings as modified by "unity-tweak-tool" stored? Can they be edited with a text editor? Is there documentation, manual or help on the available options? Are there options not ...
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How do I backup unity tweak settings?

Is a backup of the home folder enough? All that I could find is ~/.config/unity-tweak-tool which only contains debug.log. However, I'm aware that the actual settings that this tool configures are ...
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Cursor themes only work for some applications

Trying some X11 cursors from gnome-look.org (Vienna, Protozoa, Leafm, Ecliz... ) in 14.04 Unity. Done update-alternatives and chmod 755. Everything is ok, cursor themes are visible in unity-tweak, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, only wallpaper and a mouse cursor is showing

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 weeks ago, that was a fresh install. And as usual installed, Unity tweak tool, some themes, Chrome, eclipse etc. Today, while playing with Unity tweak tool, I mistakenly ...
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How can I make hot corners less sensitive?

On Unity desktop, I have enabled hot corners using. Unity Tweak Tool. It's just that they are too sensitive, I too often activate them by mistake. I couldn't find an option to set a delay for it in ...
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Turned off webapps, now can't relaunch because it requires webapps [duplicate]

I accidentally turned of webapp support in the latest version of the Unity Tweak Tool application. Now I get this error when I try to launch it: How can I turn webapps back on?
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Window snapping changes in Tweak Tool not taking effect

I'm trying to change the window snapping behavior in Unity (14.04) using the Tweak Tool. The Window Snapping section of the tool is available, and all the options are available (not greyed out). I ...
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Unity crashes when using scale effect(spreading windows/super+w) 14.04 [closed]

I don't know what happened but I changed some stuff in Unity Tweak Tool and now whenever I use Super + W combination to use scale effect(I think this is what it is called, it spreads all open ...
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Window Control doesn't work corectly on UBUNTU 14.04 LTS

Even if I select " Right Allign " on Window Control inside Unity Tweak Tool it doesn't work, and command controls remain only on the left side, even when I check the checkbox below " Show menu button ...
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Unity Tweak tool fails to start with the error “com.canonical.unity.webapps schema is missing”

com.canonical.unity.webapps In order to work properly, Unity Tweak Tool recommends you install the necessary packages
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Unity tweak tool: how to disable window switching shortcuts?

I found the "unity tweak tool" the other day, and today I played around a bit ... and today I wanted to make some adaptions for the task switcher. There is a field for windows switcher shortcuts; ...
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Crash when maximizing Thunderbird on 13.10

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10, I've installed Unity tweak tool. Sometimes, when I maximize a window, the system freeze and I can't do anything (the system is still in freeze after 3 hours). I have to reboot ...
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Unity Launcher resets on Reboot and Unity Tweak Tool no longer working

I have a new issue to report. As of this morning, on startup, my entire Ubuntu system looked a little different. What I discovered was that my Unity Launcher had reset to their primal defaults (i.e. ...
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Unity Tweak Tool is giving an error: com.canonical.notify-osd

I just installed Unity Tweak Tool but haven't been able to use it due to the error it keeps giving, which is: com.canonical.notify-osd I tried looking it up but haven't come up with anything so far. ...
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Unity Tweak Tool for Precise?

I've been looking everywhere for Unity Tweak Tool in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise but I can't seem to find it so could anyone help?
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Unity tweak tool - make the Launcher fully transparent? [closed]

I want my Launcher to be transparent, so I check "Transparency" in Unity tweak tool and... it's solid. When I uncheck the transparency button... it is transparency. I've made gif to show it clearly. ...
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What is the difference between “Spread all Windows” and “Window Spread” in unity-tweak-tool?

I have Unity Tweak Tool v0.03 installed and it shows the options "Spread all Windows" and "Window Spread" in the Hotcorners section as different actions. What is supposed to be the difference ...
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Unity-Tweak-Tool is not starting from Ubuntu Dash

I've installed the tool unity-tweak-tool, but I couldn't start it from Dash. I can launch it from terminal though. Please advise how can I make the dash icon work?