After a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, configuration made easy with Ubuntu-Tweak | Newbies

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Ubuntu Tweak is an application to config Ubuntu easier for everyone. It provides many useful desktop and system options that the default desktop environment doesn’t provide.

Ubuntu_Tweak_002Using Ubuntu Tweak you can install all needed applications and games with a simple click, you can also change the window buttons from Left to right, backup your system and more useful features.


  • Install Ubuntu Tweak in Ubuntu via repository:

Open terminal and enter the following command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa 
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak
  • To install applications and games, go to Application center, select all the applications you want to install and press Sync:


    • Changing the login screen and logo made easy with ubuntu Tweak, just go to login settings and change your preferences, if you want for example to use another logo you need an icon of dimensions 64×64 :



    • Add icons to your desktop: Go to Desktop icon settings and select the icons you want to add to your desktop.


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      • Backup and recovery your Desktop :This One if the the newest features of Ubuntu-Tweak, if you want to back up and recovery your desktop you need to go to Backup Recovery.


      • Change the windows titlebar button layout from the left to the right:


      • Compiz : Compiz setting will allow you to configure effects on your screen and also to  install Compiz setting manager, read our post for more information about compiz. 

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