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Ubuntu Tweak 0.5.1 was released today, with the major change being the support for Ubuntu Lucid 10.04.


Other changes include:

Dependencies and conflicts of source - meaning that you will be notified if a certain PPA depends on another:

ubuntu tweak dependencies


Window Control - you can move around the close, minimize and maximize buttons and also the Titlebar Action added two new options: Maximize Horizontally and Maximize Vertically:

ubuntu tweak 0.5.1


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(image via Ubuntu Tweak blog)


One thing we are a bit proud of is the inclusion of WebUpd8 PPA in the latest Ubuntu Tweak:

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Detailed changes in Ubuntu Tweak 0.5.1:

* Overview changes:
- Online data supports mirror.
- Add dependencies and conflicts check in Source Center.
- Add more options to tweak Metacity
- Add option to arrange the button layout of Metacity
- Add option to disable the synchronous notification (LP: #510504)
- Add support for Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid
- Translation updates

* Bugs fixed:
- LP: #505544 Ubuntu Tweak crash on start with KeyError
- LP: #505605 [0.5.0] “Manage Templates” produces error message
- LP: #508811 Duplicated item with Unicode option in GNOME settings
- LP: #509961 script-worker not installed with package. Scripts don’t work
- LP: #513310 app center category mistake?
- LP: #509009 Ubuntu Tweak crashes when update because of non-apt-cache

For a complete list of changes and additional info, see the Ubuntu Tweak blog.


To install Ubuntu Tweak, firstly make sure you have the Ubuntu Tweak PPA added to your software sources. If not, add it (remember, Ubuntu Tweak 0.5+ will only work on Ubuntu Karmic or later):

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa
Then install it:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak
or just upgrade if you have it already installed:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

Alternatively, download Ubuntu Tweak 0.5.1 .deb from HERE.
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