New to Ubuntu? And do you need help configuring it? Well, if this is your first time using Ubuntu 12.04 and need help configuring hidden settings, then you’ll want to install this tool. It lets you configure settings that are mostly hidden from the average users from a single location. From the desktop to the launcher and fonts, this tool can help you configure.

So, for all new users to Ubuntu, I’d highly recommend that you install and use it. This brief tutorial is going to show you how to install it in Ubuntu 12.04.


  • Install Unsettings in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)
  • Enjoy!


To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to add its PPA repository.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:diesch/testing




Then run the commands below to update your system and install it.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install unsettings




Enjoy! Begin configuring different settings you want. To apply the change immediately, click on the gears at the top. Some settings will apply only after restarting your computer.