Unsettings, a tool which lets you change various Unity settings, was updated version 0.10 recently, bringing full support for Ubuntu 15.04.
Besides support for Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet), the latest Unsettings 0.10 also brings new options for some recently added Unity features like "always show menus", as well as a fix for changing the desktop font, along with other bug fixes.
For those not familiar with Unsettings, here's a list of Unity settings that you can access using this tool:
- Launcher look: change size, opacity, background color;
- Launcher behaviour: change visibility, reveal trigger, edge responsiveness, reveal pressure, autohide animation, urgent animation, launch animation, backlight mode;
- Dash: change size, blur, enable or disable apps available for download, recently used apps, search all files, online search results;
- Panel: change opacity, opaque if maximized, show real name on the panel, show/hide battery status;
- Indicators: show/hide bluetooth and sound indicators, set which media players are ignored by the Ubuntu sound indicator;
- Windows: set minimize animation, overlay scrollbars behaviour (including an option to disable it), enable/disable global menu, HUD, click to focus, auto raise, set the automaximize value, enable LIM;
- Fonts: change the font (for the desktop, window title, monospaced, etc.), hinting and antialiasing;
- Desktop: change the number of workspaces, enable/disable icons on the desktop, shortcut overlay, alt-tab behaviour, set the next monitor pressure
- Themes: options to change the theme: GTK, window, icon or cursor theme. There's also an option to force low graphics mode;
- GTK: show mnemonics, display icons in buttons or menus, cursor blink
- Keyboard: position of Ctrl, compose, Euro and Rupee keys, layout of numeric keypad;
- Privacy: disable online search results, change the SmartScopes base URL, enable/disable Zeitgeist, HUD usage data and Ubuntu GeoIP service, clear recently data.
Also, Unsettings allows saving your current profile so you can easily use the same settings on multiple computers and there's also an option which allows resetting everything to default.
Install Unsettings in Ubuntu
Download Unsettings (includes deb and source)
Alternatively, you can also install Unsettings by using its official PPA. To add the PPA and install it, use the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:diesch/testing sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install unsettings
If you encounter bugs, report them @ Launchpad.