Thursday, October 20, 2016

How to Install Ubuntu Tweak In Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak

Ubuntu Tweak, Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak - Ubuntu Tweak is an application which makes configuring Ubuntu easier. It lets you to tweaking of many useful desktop and system configuration options which are unavailable via native system tools.

You can also use this tweak tool for cleaning the system caches in Ubuntu Linux. Unfortunately since May 2016, Tualatrix Chou as the creator and maintainer announced the project officially discontinued.

Install Ubuntu Tweak Tool in Ubuntu 16.10

The latest release is 0.8.8 which is still available in third party repositories.

Installing Ubuntu Tweak in Ubuntu 16.10 / 16.04

This PPA currently publishes packages for Yakkety and Xenial. You can get the .deb package installer then install it. Here are the things to do :

Step 1 - Head to PPA's page by clicking the link below


Step 2 - Expand the ubuntu-tweak - 0.8.8-5~yakkety. You'll see the package details then get the .deb.

Step 3 - Once saved, you can install it using Gdebi Package installer, Ubuntu software or open terminal window then run the following :

sudo dpkg -i ubuntu-tweak_0.8.8-5~yakkety_all.deb; sudo apt -f install

You have done! You can now open it from Unity dash!

Need other tweak tool for Ubuntu dekstop? You can simply head to Bleachbit, CCleaner alternative for Linux.

That's all I can write about the step-by-step installing Ubuntu tweak in Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak. Hope you've enjoyed reading this tutorial as much I’ve enjoyed writing it. Thanks for visiting us.

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