How to Install Ubuntu Tweak in Ubuntu 16.10 via PPA

October 15, 2016 — Leave a comment

Ubuntu Tweak Ubuntu 16.10

For those sticking to Ubuntu Tweak for cleaning system caches, the 0.8.8 release is still available for install in Ubuntu 16.10 via a third-party PPA.

Ubuntu Tweak is simple tool for configuring Ubuntu Desktop settings, it is no longer under maintenance since May 2016. The last release is Ubuntu Tweak 0.8.8, and it’s still available in third party repositories for Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 16.10.

Ubuntu Tweak in Ubuntu 16.10

Install Ubuntu Tweak in Ubuntu 16.10:

While Ubuntu Tweak is stuck at version 0.8.8, there’s no future updates, so download the .deb directly from the PPA link below:

Ubuntu Tweak in trebelnik stefina’s PPA

Click expand the Yakkety packages and download the “ubuntu-tweak-0.8.8-5~yakkety_all.deb” package:


Finally click to install the package via Ubuntu Software. Or run command (Ctrl+Alt+T) in terminal to install the package via dpkg:

sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/ubuntu-tweak_0.8.8-*.deb; sudo apt -f install

Once installed, launch the software from Unity Dash / App Launcher and enjoy!

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