In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Gnome Tweak on Ubuntu 22.04 on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Gnome Tweak application permits users to customize the functionality and look of the desktop environment. It grants us more control over our GUI than what is available by default in Gnome settings. You can utilize the Tweak Tool for editing fonts, workspace settings, top bar, quick launch bar, title bar clicking actions, and much more.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Gnome Tweak on Ubuntu 22.04 on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Gnome Tweak on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Installing Gnome Tweak on Ubuntu 22.04.
By default, the Gnome Tweak is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to add Universe repository to your Ubuntu system:
sudo add-apt-repository universe
After the repository was added, now install the latest version of Gnome Tweak using the below command:
sudo apt install gnome-tweaks
Optionally, you may now install additional extensions to further tweak your system. Search for available Gnome shell extensions:
sudo apt search gnome-shell-extension
After that, either install only selected extensions for example:
sudo apt install gnome-shell-extension-gsconnect
Step 3. Accessing Gnome Tweak on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> Gnome Tweak or launching it through the terminal with the command shown below:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Gnome Tweak on Ubuntu 22.04. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Gnome Tweak on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Gnome website.