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Ubuntu Tweak Off to a Good Start

Jan 10, 2008, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"For years, discerning Windows users have relied on Tweak UI, a semi-official Microsoft program for system settings not available on the default desktop. Now, in the same tradition and with something of the same name, Ubuntu Tweak (UT) offers the same advantage to Ubuntu users. Currently at version 0.2.4, for now UT is limited to features for GNOME and focuses mainly on changing default desktop and system behavior and how GNOME interacts with your hardware, but this small feature set is more than enough for proof of concept.

"UT runs on Ubuntu 7.10 and 7.04, and is available as either a Debian package of 127KB or as source code. Since UT apparently searches for the distribution and version, it does not run on earlier versions, or--unlike many Ubuntu packages--on other distributions that use Debian packages..."

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