Ubuntu 11.04 (code named as ‘Natty Narwhal’) or any other Linux distribution, isn’t so easy to configure/customize, for a windows guy. That’s where Ubuntu Tweak will help a lot, it makes Ubuntu customization much easier. Ubuntu 11.04 got new desktop – ‘Unity’ as the default desktop, which is probably difficult to customize as compared to Gnome 2.3 (or may be Gnome 3.0), that’s why this post will help you in installing that small application (or tool or utility) – ‘Ubuntu Tweak’ Latest version 0.5.10.
Ubuntu Tweak : Configure Ubuntu in much easier way
Ubuntu Tweak is a free and open source application, that will allow you to explore new options and settings in Ubuntu, that you don’t get with Default Desktop Environment (GNOME or Unity or KDE).
Important Features of Ubuntu Tweak
- session control
- easier management of startup programs
- control login settings
- power management settings
- explore basic system information
- configure compiz
- panel configuration
Installing Ubuntu Tweak on Ubuntu 11.04
#1 : Download the Application – Ubuntu Tweak from it’s website.
#2 : Install it by opening with Ubuntu Software Center (Right Click -> Select) or from Command Line. TO install from command line type –
sudo dpkg -i ubuntu-tweak_0.5.10-1_all.deb
#3 :That’s all..if any dependencies problem occurs, like python < 2.7, then reinstall the Python version >= 2.7.