This tool is for ubuntu which makes it easy to change hidden system and desktop settings.Ubuntu Tweak is only for GNOME desktop environment.This is still under heavy development and very good utility for ubuntu users.
Ubuntu Tweak Features
- GNOME Session Control
- Show/Hide and Change Splash screen
- Show/Hide desktop icons or Mounted Volumes.
- Show/Hide/Rename Computer, Home, Trash icon or Network icon
- Use Home Directory as Desktop
- Compiz Fusion settings, Screen Edge Settings, Window Effects Settings.
- GNOME Panel Settings.
- Nautilus Settings.
- Advanced Power Management Settings.
- System Security Settings.
Install Ubuntu Tweak
First you need to download ubuntu tweak from the following options
for i386 users download from here
For AMD64 users download from here
Download ubuntu tweak using the following command
Now you have .deb package install this package using the following command
sudo dpkg -i ubuntu-tweak_0.2.0-1_i386.deb
This will complete the installation
Using Ubuntu Tweak
If you want to open Ubuntu Tweak go to Applications—>System Tools—>Ubuntu Tweak
Once it opens you should see similar to the following screen
Now we will see one by one option
Here you can set session settings,change the splash screen
Here you can change the desktop icons and other options relationg to the desktop
Here you can configure power management and other hardware settings
Here you can configure the system security options
Here you can configure commonly used applications
Ubuntu Tweak Version Details
Project home page check here