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

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Issues with Unity Tweak Tool on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently installed 16.04 on my desktop, and one of the first things I did was install the Unity Tweak Tool (via the Ubuntu Software app store). It was working fine for a while. Later, after making ...
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Unity tweak tool doesn't apply theme 16.04

I've installed 16.04 on my Asus UX21 laptop. I installed Unity Tweak Tool and added the snwh/pulp repository (from Noobslab website) so I could install the Paper theme and icon set. Sometimes when I ...
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Can't Create a New Folder in Home [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a theme and another forum said to create a folder in my home directory and put the theme in there, then use Unity Tweak Tool to activate it. So, I created a folder in my home ...
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how remove destop icons on ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm using ubuntu 16.04 and I install Unity Tweak Tool, but i don't see a option to turn on/off desktop, there is a other option to turn off the desktop?
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Not able to install unity-tweak-tool in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Installation of Unity-tweak-tool is stuck at 0% and showing nothing. I've to press CTRL+C to stop. I've checked internet connection and it is working fine.
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Desktop pinch zoom

I am using Dell XPS 15 and have pinch zoom configured with Ubuntu Unity Tweak. How can I reconfigure it to get the same result with touchpad instead of keys? Tool does not recognize gestures. But I ...
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Unity-Tweak-Tool:Theme Not Applying

I was playing around with Compiz and unity-tweak-tool and suddenly unity stopped working, tried restarting but it wasn't effective, reinstalled unity and it started to work normally. After that, I ...
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How to write a script to toggle unitytweaktool setting (hotcorners)

Specifically, I want to toggle hotcorners on/off every time I start a steam game. But I have no knowledge of scripts of any kind. Any resources to learn this kind of stuff would be great. Please ...
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How to Restore/Reset Unity after Messing up with Unity Tweak tool?? [Ubuntu 16.04 LTS]

So I had my perfect desktop and everything was running smooth, and then I decided to press one button on the Unity-Tweak-Tool Software and Booom, my unity-panel is gone, I can't access unity-dash and ...
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Ubuntu “Search your computer” crashes the computer

I have just started using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and everything is working just fine except some minor issues, but when I launch the "Search my computer" app, the computer is going nuts, crazy patterns, etc....
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Can't change themes

I use Unity Tweak Tool to manage the settings on my laptop but just recently I boot up to find that the theme can't be changed anymore. Even the system settings options don't work anymore for me. ...
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I accidentally deleted usr/lib/python3.4 and now I'm having some problems, how can I fix this?

(This is not a duplicate of Accidentally deleted /usr/lib/python3.4, the errors I get are different.) Today I accidentally deleted usr/lib/python3.4, now Ctrl+Alt+T is not working anymore, terminal ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Window Spread make glitch and freeze screen

im on latest ubuntu 16.04 and everything work fine first. but since im trying to turn off window spread from Unity Tweak Tools then trying to turn on back, im always geting glitch and freeze screen ...
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Downloaded themes don't show up in Unity Tweak

I have a fresh 16.04 install, and try to customize it a bit. I got a few themes in /usr/share/themes, but they are not listed in Unity Tweak. So I cannot try them. Why is that ? How can I use them ? ...
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Does Unity Tweak Tool still have support for selecting default applications?

I read that the default applications can be set in Unity Tweak Tool. But where is it, which panel? Has the project stopped giving support for this functionality ? Please add screenshots for users to ...
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How can I change the system font?

I googled and I got nowhere- the unity tweak tool doesn't show the font I installed (that I really, really, want) Can anyone help? The font name is Raleway
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Can't install unity tweak tool

I tried multiple times installing the unity tweak tool via the terminal but every time it give me the following output. Similarly i cant install it via the Ubuntu software center. I have tried sudo ...
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Changing font on Ubuntu 14.04 using unity-tweak-tool causes session to logout

I've downloaded the Roboto font using typecatcher. I've installed unity-tweak-tool and when I change the default font (or only its size) my session is logged out. I'm using 14.04 LTS in a Dell ...
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installing ubuntu 14.04 theme from zip file?

I'm using 14.04LTS and I have downloaded this theme : https://github.com/baurigae/polar-day , and tried to install it by extracting the folder to user/share/themes and then I looked at unity tweak ...
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How to set minimise and maximise effects via command line

I am making install script for my home (and friend's) pc. I want to make the minimise and maximise animation Sidekick. So far i found this: dconf write /org/compiz/profiles/unity/plugins/animation/...
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Unity tweak tool seems to have permission problems

Hey I tried installing unity-tweak-tool but what I get is an error : unity-tweak-tool crashed with PermissionError in init(): [errno 13] Permission not granted:'/home/username/.cache/unity-tweak-...
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How can I get Unity tweak tool themes and icons to load by default?

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10. I've installed 15.10 on my laptop with unity tweak tool using the arc-dark theme as well as the Numix icons with no problems. It uses Intel graphics. On my desktop using ...
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Messed up my font configuration!

How to revert back all font configuration and reset it to defaults. NOTE: I have used Unity tweak tool to default setting but nothing happened
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Can't see menu images in Unity tweak tool

I have installed Unity Tweak Tool on Ubuntu 15.10 and it's working fine. But the images with menu options are missing. How can I solve this issue? I also reinstalled this tool but same issue ...
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Error while installing unity-tweak-tool on Ubuntu 14.04

sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool results in Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed ...
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Changing Themes Not Applying

When trying to select a non-default theme in the Unity Tweak Tool, the row is selected, but the theme does not change. I have tried: Rebooting Reinstalling the theme I am trying to use (Arc) ...
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Sloppy/mouse focus mode and semi-maximize?

I'm really starting to get into the sloppy mouse focusing mode. The only thing that's really bothering me is if I use semi-maximize (left or right) and the mouse gets left behind, I'm no longer ...
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Permission denied when deleting empty unity-tweak-tool config folder

Recently I've decided I want to delete the unity-tweak-tool. I've removed the program files, purged related files, but when it came to the empty folder in my .config folder, it says my permission is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Hot Corners not working after reboot

I have installed the unity tweak tool for ubuntu 14.04 and I am using the hot corners feature. However, after I restart the computer, hot corners are not working and i have to turn them off and on ...
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After Installing “Unity Tweak Tool”, Every time I use the launcher, the system logout!

as i said, when i click any icon in the launcher it causes system logout, and close all apps that i was opened, without any warning. This happens when i try to switch between windows using the ...
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Ubuntu auto-logout

I wanted to disable the window preview for multiple windows under same application. I opened unity tweak tool and clicked disable. Ubuntu froze for a while and logged me out automatically. Then I ...
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I want all my application to open with specific Width and height

i want all my ubuntu desktop apps to open with particular width and height for example whenever i open my terminal i have set it to open at at the centre of my screen this is the setting i addded to /...
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Unity Tweak Tool doesn't Work on Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10. The Unity Tweak Tool doesn't work. I got this message: The following schema is missing: org.gnome.settings-daemon.peripherals.touchpad Can somebody help me?
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How do I reinstall the preinstalled bluetooth program?

I tried to install the Unity Tweak Tool but it said I needed the Bluetooth app that comes preinstalled that I uninstalled. Now I can't find a way to reinstall it.
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Unity tweak tool stopped working [duplicate]

Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/unity-tweak-tool", line 72, in <module> UnityTweakTool.Application() File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/UnityTweakTool/__init__.py", line 79, ...
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unity tweak tool not working in ubuntu 15.04

I can't open Unity Tweak Tool in my Ubuntu 15.04 after upgrade. It says: The following schema is missing com.canonical.unity.webapps In order to work properly, Unity Tweak Tool ...
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Numix: Only the circle theme seems to work

Somehow only the circle theme of Numix seems to work:
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If I open Unity tweak tool, it mentions com.canonical.unity.webapps is missing [duplicate]

following message appears: If I press okay, nothing happens. What do I have to do?
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How to install themes in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

how can I install other themes in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I've tried some methods but none of them work. 1) first, I tried to put my new themes in ~/.themes folder, but that folder doesn't exist... 2)...
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Ubuntu themes won't install

I've try to install different themes from http://www.ubuntuthemes.org/ and after I downloaded, I've put it on my themes folder in /usr/share/themes but don't work, before that I've try to put in ~/....
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when i am trying to use hotcorner screen start blinking

04.Later my window spreading was working good but now when i am trying to spread my windows my all windows not spreading like they start blinking or screen start blinking.
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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 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 3.13.0-63-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. <super>+<...