When I try to install gnome-tweak-tool with APT, it tells me gnome-tweak-tool is already the newest version, so what am I doing wrong?

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    which means that gnome-tweak-tool is already installed. – Bruni Jan 2 '18 at 10:52
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It's already installed, however gnome tweak tool won't help you much, if you are using plasma you should tweak your stuff from system settings.


GNOME Tweak Tool, as the name suggests, is used to tweak the appearance of the GNOME desktop which is now the default on Ubuntu 17.10. However, since Kubuntu has always had the KDE Plasma desktop, it won't tweak anything much here.

Instead Plasma itself comes with almost all the tweaks the GNOME Tweak Tool could offer and much much more. Just go to the appearance settings of the desktop and tweak all you want.

If you still need to test what GNOME tweaks can do, you need to sudo apt install ubuntu-gnome-desktop first. Then you can log in to GNOME and use the tweak tool.

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