How to Install Ubuntu Tweak in Ubuntu 16.04

Last updated on April 4th, 2019

For users of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS who still need Ubuntu Tweak, especially for its Janitor (system cleaning) feature, a repacked of 0.8.7 release now is available in GetDeb repository.

If you have already added Getdeb App repository, just search for and install Ubuntu Tweak via your package manager or use apt install command. For those who don’t want to add the repository, follow the steps below:

1. Download the deb installer:

[ac-button url=”http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu/pool/apps/u/ubuntu-tweak/ubuntu-tweak_0.8.7-1~getdeb2~xenial_all.deb”]Ubuntu Tweak 0.8.7 for Ubuntu 16.04[/ac-button]

2. Click install the package via Ubuntu Software.

Or open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T), run the commands below one by one to install it via dpkg and fix dependency problem via apt:

sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/ubuntu-tweak_0.8.7-1~getdeb2~xenial_all.deb

sudo apt-get -f install

3. (Optional) If you want to remove the tool, run the command below in terminal:

sudo apt remove ubuntu-tweak