In this tutorial, we will show you how to install GNOME Tweaks on Fedora 39. GNOME Tweaks, a potent tool in the arsenal of Fedora users, offers a plethora of customization options for the GNOME desktop environment. From theme changes and extension management to power setting tweaks, this tool is a gateway to personalizing your Fedora experience.
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 Tweaks on a Fedora 39.
Before diving into the installation process, let’s ensure that you have everything you need:
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 39.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- You will need access to the terminal to execute commands. Fedora 39 provides the Terminal application for this purpose. It can be found in your Applications menu.
- You’ll need an active internet connection to download GNOME Tweaks and its dependencies.
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 Tweaks on Fedora 39
Step 1. Keeping your system up-to-date is a cornerstone of maintaining its security and performance. Before installing any new software, it’s a good practice to update your system. This ensures that you have the latest security patches and system improvements, providing a stable base for any new installations.
To update your system, open the terminal. This can typically be done by searching for ‘terminal’ in your system’s application menu or by using the keyboard shortcut
Ctrl + Alt + T. Once the terminal is open, enter the following command:
sudo dnf clean all sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing GNOME Tweaks on Fedora 39.
With your system up-to-date, you’re ready to install GNOME Tweaks. This tool provides additional settings that allow you to customize your GNOME experience beyond the default options.
To install GNOME Tweaks, use the following command in the terminal:
sudo dnf install gnome-tweaks
The system will ask for your password before proceeding with the installation. Once entered, the system will fetch the GNOME Tweaks package from the Fedora repositories and install it. This process should only take a few moments.
After the installation is complete, it’s important to verify that GNOME Tweaks has been successfully installed. This can be done by attempting to open the application. Enter the following command in the terminal:
This command should open the GNOME Tweaks application. If the application opens successfully, this indicates that the installation was successful.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed GNOME Tweaks. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the GNOME Tweaks on your Fedora 39 system. For additional Apache or useful information, we recommend you check the official GNOME Tweaks website.