How to install GNOME Tweak Tool on Ubuntu 16.04
To install GNOME Tweak Tool on Ubuntu 16.04
GNOME Tweak Tool is a tool to enable customization of advanced options for the GNOME3. GNOME Tweak Tool allows the adjustment of several advanced GNOME options that can' t be configured in gnome-control-center. Some of the features available on the GNOME Tweak Tool are as follows.
- Fonts used in user interface elements and titlebar
- Font hinting and aliasing
- Alternative user interface themes
- Changes in window management behaviour
- Behaviour on laptop lid close
- File manager desktop icons
- Icons in menus and buttons
It is really so simple to install GNOME Tweak Tool on Ubuntu 16.04, and this tutorial covers the ground on the same process.
Installing GNOME Tweak Tool
Before you begin with the installation of GNOME Tweak Tool, you need to update your operating system and for that, you need to run the following command.
root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get update Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ondrej/php/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:3 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [102 kB] Get:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [102 kB] . . . Get:8 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/main i386 Packages [657 kB] Fetched 1,668 kB in 5s (328 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done
After, you are done updating you shall proceed with the installation of the software by making use of the following.
root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done . . . Errors were encountered while processing: Bingwallpaper Reading package lists... Done
Once the installation is over, you can open this tool via your terminal (or) the Gnome Dashboard. If you wish to use your terminal, you can run the following command.
root@linuxhelp:~# gnome-tweak-tool WARNING : Shell installed or running . . . File " /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gtweak/tweaks/tweak_group_shell_extensions.py" , line 275, in __init__ raise Exception(" Shell running or DBus service available" ) Exception: Shell running or DBus service available
After that, you need to initialize screen of the GNOME Tweak Tool, where you can configure its appearance.
You can also make configuration of the desktop.
Also, you can make configuration of the fonts.
You can also configure the keyboard and mouse.
With this, the installation of GNOME Tweak Tool on Ubuntu 16.04 comes to an end.