Desktop Environment

How to install Unity Tweak Tool for Ubuntu 16.04 and up

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Are you getting bored with the Unity Desktop? Here's how you can install Unity Tweak Tool and start customizing the look and feel of Unity.

Unity tweak tool is for those wishing to customize the Unity desktop. It allows users to get under the hood of Unity and start tinkering with advanced settings and features. Giving you total control over the look and feel of Unity.

The application is broken down into 4 main segments for easy navigation. These include Unity, Windows Manager, Appearance, and system. In each segment you can find advanced settings and features to further customize Unity. Including the ability to change desktop themes, icons, and cursors. As well as modify Unity’s launcher and panel.

Heres how to install Unity Tweak Tool in Ubuntu 16.04 and up.
  1. First, you will need to open a new terminal window. You can do this by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T. Or you can search for ‘terminal’ in the Unity Dash menu.

  2. To begin installing Unity Tweak Tool, type the below command into the terminal.

    sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool

    install unity tweak tool

  3. You will then be asked for your password. Enter your password to authorize the installation.

  4. Once the installation has completed you will then be able to launch Unity Tweak Tool from Unity’s Dash menu.

    unity tweak tool run