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Try 'Precise Tweak' to Customize Ubuntu Linux 12.04

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Customizability has always been one of Linux's best defining features, and the newly released Ubuntu Linux 12.04 “Precise Pangolin” is no exception.

Now available as a free download, Ubuntu Tweak 0.7.0--also known as “Precise Tweak”--is a brand-new version designed to help you make Ubuntu 12.04 your own. If you've been playing around with the new Ubuntu and wish some things were different about it, this new open source tool can help you make it what you want.

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It was Ubuntu Tweak 0.6.0 that I covered back in January, and since then a number of additions have been made to the software, including a more polished user interface and even more ways to tweak Ubuntu.

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