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Questions tagged [ubuntu-tweak]

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

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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 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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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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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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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 GTK themes on Ubuntu?), however, ...
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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 "/usr/bin/ubuntu-tweak"...
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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 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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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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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 <...
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Lost Permission of Home Directory

I recently messed up my Ubuntu Setup, so I re-installed and choose to use my existing Home directory . Now I cannot launch Ubuntu-Tweak as myself, but am able to do so with sudo command. Any help ...
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No visual interface on ubuntu 12.10 after installing updates

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my computer and somewhere between running the updates and installing Unsettings, Cairo, and Ubuntu tweak; the system asks to restart. After that there is no visual ...
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Where does Ubuntu Tweak save the wallpaper?

I guess the title says it all. I would like to save the pictures to my external drive to use it on my other OS.
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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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Scale / Spread shows windows from all workspaces in 12.10

I used Ubuntu Tweak to set up the lower left corner of my screen to activate scale/spread/show_windows/whatever_it's_called. When I upgraded to 12.10, it now shows all open windows from all work-...
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LightDM Backgroud is a simple purple radiant

It seems after I tried to change the login screen background with Ubuntu Tweak, the greeter's background stays a simple purple background with just the spots.. I tried using dconf-editor, rechanging ...
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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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Can't Install anything via terminal in 12.04

Note i am running off an 8GB usb with 4gb persistence enabled, no its not because of this because yesterday i had it all setup and working with everything downloading properly, then i made a new user ...
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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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How to run Ubuntu Tweak's janitor automatically?

My aim is to have the janitor running at startup, with a pre-configured profile (e.g. clean old packages and empty the browser cache), much like CCleaner's /AUTO parameter on Windows. The website is ...
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Ubuntu-Tweak login background [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the wallpaper in LightDM? I changed my login wallpaper to an image,which is different from my desktop background,using Ubuntu Tweak. When I logout/restart, it ...
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No desktop after cleaning stuff with Ubuntu tweak

I used janitor from Ubuntu Tweak and after restarting my computer, there is nothing there. No top panel, no left launher, no dash...nothing. Is there a way to get everything back?
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Ubuntu Tweak in Lubuntu

I am new, but not all that new to Linux, I run Zorin 5.2 core on one machine. I have an older Milwaukee PC, 2001, XP computer, replaced Foxconn motherboard, original Pentium 4 1.6 GHz processor, ...
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Window control buttons position return to right after every startup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Window Controls moved to right hand side I like window control buttons in the left, but whenever my laptop startup it's return to right...! that's forcing me to open ubuntu-...
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Some problems after running ubuntu tweak application

I downloaded the ubuntu tweak application. After that application has clean some file, the application it self is not starting now.. I am quiet new to linux much and fear that if the tweak ...
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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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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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Ubuntu Tweak Updates every day. Is this correct?

When I did a fresh install of 12.04 a few weeks ago I run the Update Manager every day. Everyday Ubuntu Tweak gets updated. I wouldn't mind but nothing seems to change in the application. The ...
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Ubuntu-Tweak tweaks get ignored after reboots

When I set the corners to reveal workspaces/windows, It stops working after a couple of reboots. Why? In addition, my chosen Login screen lasts for 1 second during login and reverts to current ...
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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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Change icons in Unity 2D

I have tried getting icons in Ubuntu 12.04 2d, by putting them in the /.icons folder and using "Ubuntu Tweak Tool". It doesn't work (This didn't work in 11.10 either so I think it isn't a bug). ...
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How to remove shortcut key created with Ubuntu Tweak?

Not much time after I installed my ubuntu, I installed ubuntu tweak and added shortcut keys for the applications I used most. However, I wanted to remove a shortcut key and was not able to (the last ...
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Cannot resize launcher icons in Unity

I am using Oneiric. I have Unity 4.28 installed. I have also installed CCSM, Ubuntu Tweak, Dconf tools and MyUnity. I have tried resizing the launcher icons using these tools, but none of them are ...
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Restore Ubuntu-Tweak from recover cd or external HD

I've been trying to repair my system after it froze during a session using Ubuntu-Tweak. I'm aware that it only saves the settings and not the files, so my question is: Can I restore it from another ...
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What are the differences between “GTK theme” and “Window theme” in tweak tools?

Both Advanced Settings (gnome-tweak-tool) and Ubuntu Tweak refer to "Window theme" and "GTK theme". What are the nuances between these two settings? Where can I find a discussion of this?
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Show Desktop/Workspaces/Active Windows by Hovering the mouse to any corner of the desktop

There is a way to show the "Desktop", "All Active Windows" and "Workspace Switcher" by just hovering ur mouse to the edges of the screen. One way this can be done is using "Ubuntu Tweak".
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TTL (TCP/IP time to live) changing in Ubuntu

I want to increase packages time to live in Ubuntu. What exactly I want to do: photos and XMLs in browser (Chrome) are downloading for about a minute. I don't want the connection to be broken in 20 ...
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Why can Ubuntu Tweak bring icons back, and GConf editor not?

I was missing icons from menus in Ubuntu 11.10. I tried enabling them by setting menus_have_icons to true in GConf editor, as various answers on this site mention. However, that didn't work. Then I ...
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Is it possible to keep the Window Buttons and Title opaque and the border transparent?

The answer might be as simple no, but using Ubuntu Tweak I made the borders of my windows transparent as shown here: However, the window buttons and window title are also transparent, making them ...
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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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What Ubuntu tweaks, hacks, or modifications couldn't you live without? [closed]

What Ubuntu tweaks, hacks or modifications do you find indispensable? It could be Gnome2 or Gnome3 based Ubuntu. Rules: Mention Ubuntu version (if not general tweak) Include a short "how-to" Include ...