Hello, welcome to another Ubuntu Tutorial. Today we are going to show you how to install Gnome Tweak Tool on Ubuntu 17.10. Gnome Tweak Tool is a must have tool for Ubuntu 17.10 users. With this simple tool, we can tweak our Ubuntu settings. For example, to change Ubuntu theme and icon theme and many others. Gnome Tweak Tool is available in Ubuntu repository (Universe). So we can easily install this via Terminal using apt install command.
Steps to install Gnome Tweak Tool on Ubuntu 17.10
First, we need to enable universe repository. To do this, open Software and Update via application menu. Mark all universe repositories from the repo list.
Click Reload to update Ubuntu.
Next, use the following command to install Gnome Tweak Tool
sudo apt install gnome-tweak-tool
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt install gnome-tweak-tool Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following NEW packages will be installed: gnome-tweak-tool 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 435 not upgraded. Need to get 205 kB of archives. After this operation, 1,198 kB of additional disk space will be used. Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful/universe amd64 gnome-tweak-tool all 126.96.36.199-1ubuntu1 [205 kB] Fetched 205 kB in 1s (106 kB/s) Selecting previously unselected package gnome-tweak-tool. (Reading database ... 145771 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../gnome-tweak-tool_188.8.131.52-1ubuntu1_all.deb ... Unpacking gnome-tweak-tool (184.108.40.206-1ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3) ... Setting up gnome-tweak-tool (220.127.116.11-1ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-1) ...
Now run Gnome Tweak Tool
That’s it. Now we can use Gnome Tweak Tool on Ubuntu 17.10. You can see the source package of Gnome Tweak Tool if you want.