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

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Unity Tweak Tool - Schema missing

I installed unity tweak tool through the terminal and whenever i try to run it I get the dialog "the following schema is missing: com.canonical.indicator.bluetooth. I tried to look online for ...
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Shutdown, Reboot and Logout buttons in the GNOME App Launcher [duplicate]

I somehow have added buttons for Shut Down, Reboot and Logout into the app launcher in Ubuntu. This is a pretty fresh install of Ubuntu and it wasn't there when I started. If I had to pinpoint one ...
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Changes in Unity tweak tool is not applying

When I am changing the settings of the launcher in unity tweak tool it is not applying, it's just changing in the tool but not appearing on the system.
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Error: schema com.canonical.notify-osd not installed

I installed unity-tweak-tool gaowei@alpha:~$ which unity-tweak-tool /usr/bin/unity-tweak-tool When I try to run, it prompts /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/UnityTweakTool/__init__.py:40: PyGIWarning:...
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How does the Unity tweak tool work when Gnome is installed?

So I've read that Gnome and Unity are alternatives to one another. And if I check the details section of my settings I can see that Gnome 3.28.2 is installed. Why is it then that I can still configure ...
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Blank icons after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04 on Unity

This happened right after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04 on my father's PC from Ubuntu 16.04. Changing the icon pack or the GTK theme does not work. The only way I get to see the icons again is by ...
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Problem with updating [duplicate]

I am having some problems when I type sudo apt-get update Error occurs saying the following E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/freyja-dev/unity-tweak-tool-daily/ubuntu bionic Release' ...
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Unity Tweak tool not launching from terminal or launcher

Unity Tweak Tool is not launching from the Dash. My Ubuntu version is 16.04. If I try to run from the terminal I get this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/unity-tweak-tool", ...
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How to make Search panel transparent

When I was playing around with the Unity-Tweak-Tool, my Search panel suddenly had a ugly black background (as seen in the picture below). How can I make it transparent again?
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Add Unity-Tweak-Tool to the System-Settings on Ubuntu 16.04

I have added the unity-tweak-tools to the unity-control-center as follows: sudo gedit usr/share/applications/unity-tweak-tools then completed the line Categories=Settings; as follows and added ...
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unable to install unity-tweak-tool in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I used to have Tweak-Tools but it was faulty and stopped working all the time. I didn't have unity-tweak-tool. I had the gnome-tweak-tool. So I removed the whole thing using purge when facing the ...
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Can't install unity tweak tool. Help please

Any body can help me? I want to install unity tweak tool but can't. this is error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages ...
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Unity-tweak-tool keep auto remove (Happened Many Times) from 16.04

I installed Unity-Tweak-Tool with command : sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool and changed couple of themes, but now it's no more there in my laptop. I re-installed it. And now it's happening ...
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Unity Tweak Tool Schema Missing com.canonical.desktop.interface

Running Unity on fresh install of 14.04. I installed Unity Tweak Tool through the Software Center, and on initial launch it said: The following schema is missing com.canonical.notify.osd In ...
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Unity tweak tool install problem - can't install all the dependencies

When I try to install unity-tweak-tool I get this message The following packages have unmet dependencies: unity-tweak-tool : Depends: unity-webapps-common but it is not going to be installed E: ...
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App switcher problem/ two switchers [duplicate]

When I press Alt+Tab it displays 2 app switchers: one of them is default one, second - I don't even know what switcher it is and where did it come from. In second switcher app is in black colored ...
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unable to install unity tweak tool on ubuntu 16.04

When I try to install unity-tweak-tool I get this message. I searched a lot but found nothing to solve my problem. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Window Switcher messed up

I was messing around with Unity Tweak Tool and Unity crashed. And then I end up with this mess for Alt+Tab I tried unity --replace and unity --reset, but both didn't work. How do I fix this?
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some icons changed to squares

In my Ubuntu 16.04 some icons have changed into squares (at the beginning everything was fine). I've changed all fonts into roboto thin via tweak tool. I've installed two packages with icons for ...
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Tweak Tool appearance bug

When I opened Tweak Tool in Ubuntu 14.04 Unity, it starts fine, but after switching tabs, the main panel becomes transparent for some peculiar reason. Here is a picture: Similar bug was seen when I ...
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Restore default ubuntu Font Size [duplicate]

I've a problem regarding font size of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Some of the text are so small are some of them are quite big. Can anyone tell me what is the normal and default font size of Ubuntu and how to ...
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How to change the icon theme in Unity 8?

17.04 has just been released, and with it a usable version of Unity 8. I would like to change the icon theme (and the overall theme if possible) from default ubuntu to paper. The unity tweak tool ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved ubuntu 16.04

I want to install unity tweak tool from ubuntu Software Center but I get an error: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. ...
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Error in installing unity-tweak-tool

I cannot install unity-tweak-tool. When ever i try to install through software center is shows installing and suddenly changes to install. enter image description here
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Unable to install Unity tweak tool in Ubuntu 16.04?

I had Installed "Unity Tweak Tool". But now it disappeared. When I tried to install again it shows the following output sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Unmet dependencies while trying to install Unity Tweak Tool [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 16.04. I tried most methods and none are working. Please note I've used method that to remove Unity Tweak Tool, but it didn't work. I always get this message and I've deleted most ...
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Can I set Hot Corners to run custom commands in Unity?

I really like Hot Corners. :-) Is it somehow possible to run a custom command on a hot corner as shown below?
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Attempting to use or disable window spread causes instant logout

Lately, whenever I try to use window spreading, Ubuntu actually logs me out, and I end up at the login screen. I log in again, and everything seems normal, startup applications run, etc., but then if ...
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Some icons are missing after install ark theme

I just installed ubuntu 16.04 and also I installed ark theme and ark icons. I select them using Unity Tweak Tool. The problem is that some programs lost their icons. I mean, when I open the terminal,...
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unity-tweak-tool: Why does it depend on mobile apps like webbrowser-app etc.?

I want to install unity-tweak-tool on a relatively fresh install of ubuntu 16.04. In console sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool --no-install-recommends shows the following dependencies: Die ...
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Error while installing Unity Tweak Tool through Terminal (Ubuntu 16.04)

When I enter sudo apt-get install unity tweak I get this message: ***Errors were encountered while processing: runit git-daemon-run E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)***
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Unity Tweak Tool - how to migrate settings to another machine?

I'm trying to do my custom Ubuntu image (just my own fork just for me :) ).I already implement all neccesary software and my own tweaks and addings, and now I need somehow migrate Compiz and Unity ...
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I can't install unity-tweak-tool in Ubuntu even apt-get -f install

I tried to install unity tweak tool in my Ubuntu but it always failed. I searched around google and see all forums but no solution works. I think Ubuntu is becoming buggy, here is my terminal record: ...
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Why are there two sets of closing buttons for windows in the files application?

When I click on files in the Unity launcher There is a close/minimise/maximise buttons on both sides (top right and top left). Why is this? I tried to solve it using Unity launcher but that didn't ...
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Compiz crashes when using hot corners on Ubuntu 16.10

When using Unity Tweaks to enable and configure hot corners, moving the cursor to a corner to activate it crashes Compiz. I first noticed this in 16.04, and it's still the case after I upgraded to 16....
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Toggle Desktop Through Hotcorners

I am trying to toggle the desktop by going to the lower left corner. I used the Hotcorners from the Unity Tweak Tool by setting that corner to "Toggle Desktop" but it doesn't work. The other functions ...
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Ubuntu Tweak/Unity Tweak Tool doesn't change window theme in Ubuntu 16.04

I tried to use the Macbuntu theme using the Ubuntu Tweak tool, and all it does is change the appearance inside the windows of apps such as System Settings. The window borders, buttons for close/...
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Unity tweak tool does no change on 14.04

I've done a clean installation of Ubuntu 14.04 and tried to install Unity Tweak Tool right after updating my packages. At the first run, I've managed to change my theme and my icons, but after ...
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Froze windows in Ubuntu 16.04 with Unity Tweak Tool

Foolishly I tweaked Unity Tweak Tool and froze my Ubuntu windows. How can I unfreeze my windows to activate Ubuntu programs without a complete reinstallation of Ubuntu?
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Unity Tweak Tool won't save settings upon exit [closed]

I like using the large mouse cursor offered by Unity Tweak Tools. But everytime I restart my sytem the cursor defaults back to the standard size. The settings won't save. How do I fix this?
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Just clicked “Restore Defaults” in Unity Tweak Tool and lost my launcher and panel

Please throw me a bone here...I did something like this last night and ended up having to reinstall 16.04 because I completely hosed Unity/Compiz. I was messing with some hotkeys in the Window Spread ...
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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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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....