Similar to the Ubuntu Tweak Tool, Elementary has a Settings plugin that adds a number of new options.

How to install elementary-tweaks on Freya.

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In order to install elementary tweaks you have to add a PPA. Make sure of knowing the dangers of adding PPAs beforehand.

elementary OS 0.4 Loki

Make sure you have installed the program for adding PPAs. Run the commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip.scott/elementary-tweaks
sudo apt update
sudo apt install elementary-tweaks

According to project page: https://github.com/elementary-tweaks/elementary-tweaks


elementary OS 0.3 Freya

curl -sL  http://i-hate-farms.github.io/spores/install | sudo bash - 
sudo apt-get install elementary-tweaks

From I hate farms ~ GitHub.


elementary OS 0.2 Luna

sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:versable/elementary-tweaks-isis
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install elementary-tweaks

From Versable ~ Elementary Update.

  • @Tim unclear for what (Luna/Freya/Loki) third way (from GitHub). – png2378 Nov 21 '15 at 15:44
  • @Tim I have mentioned: for freya – Ravan Nov 21 '15 at 15:48
  • np, approved :) – Ravan Nov 21 '15 at 15:49
  • @Tim welcome back :) – png2378 Nov 21 '15 at 15:50

You can do this by running this command in Terminal:

curl -sL  http://i-hate-farms.github.io/spores/install | sudo bash - 
sudo apt-get install elementary-tweaks

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