Ailurus: A TuneUp Utilities Like Software For Linux Mint / Ubuntu

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Ailurus is a TuneUp Utilities like software for Linux Mint / Ubuntu. It is a Gnome tweaker which can also –

  • Help users learn some Linux skills
  • Install some nice applications
  • Enable some third party repositories
  • Display basic hardware information
  • Clean APT/YUM cache
  • Backup and recover APT/YUM status
  • Change GNOME settings

Here’s how to install and use this cool program in Linux Mint / Ubuntu:

1. Issue the following command at the terminal to add Ailurus repository –

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ailurus

2. Issue the following command at the terminal to update to the software lists from the enabled repositories –

sudo apt-get update

3. Issue the following command at the terminal to install Ailurus –

sudo apt-get install ailurus

4. After the installation is complete, click on ‘Menu>System Tools>Ailurus’ to launch the application.

5. When you launch Ailurus for the first time, you will see a warning regarding installation of w32codecs, w64codecs and libdvdcss2. Click ‘Yes’ to continue.

You will now see the main application window. Following is the screenshot tour of the application for you –


  1. This software is awesome.
    Can you please tell me which theme you are using on ubuntu?