Ubuntu Tweak Updated for Ubuntu 14.04 with Fixes

Last updated: July 3, 2014

ubuntu tweak 0.8.8

Ubuntu Tweak, the graphical configuration tool, has been updated to v0.8.8 silently with a few fixes for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr.

For those who never heard of this tool, Ubuntu-Tweak is one of the first graphical tool for Ubuntu which was started almost 7 years ago when Ubuntu was at 7.10 Gutsy.

The latest Ubuntu Tweak 0.8.8 was released only for Ubuntu 14.04 with following changes:

  • Cache path of Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird in Linux has changed to ~/.cache. Now Ubuntu Tweak updated with the cache path changed.
  • Add support to clean the cache2 folder for Firefox
  • Fix the bug that show “Computer Icon” and rename will crash in Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu Tweak update for Ubuntu 14.04

Install or Upgrade to Ubuntu Tweak 0.8.8:

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below one by one to add the developer’s PPA and receive updates:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak

If you don’t like Ubuntu PPAs, grab the .deb package directly from HERE.


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