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5 Excellent Empathy Themes

One unique feature of Empathy is the ability to use Adium chat themes ” which is great for those looking to have a different chat layout during IM’s.

View empathyisticSince Empathy is the new default Messenger in Ubuntu, here’s five themes to install and try!

Installation

To install any of the following themes you simply extract the downloaded archive and move the *.AdiumMessageStyle into the following folder (which you may need to create!):

~/.local/share/adium/message-styles/*.AdiumMessageStyle

Once installed you can start using your chat theme right away by selecting it from Preferences > Themes.

Adium Matte

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Based on OS X’s iChat message layout.

Download: http://adiumxtras.com/index.php?a=xtras&xtra_id=4987

Ravenant Dust

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A Empathy theme that blends in flawlessly with the Dust GTK theme.

Download: http://live.gnome.org/Empathy/Themes/Ravenant_Dust

NoteBoard!

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Quirky, but definitely unique!

Download: http://www.adiumxtras.com/index.php?a=xtras&xtra_id=6218

Modern

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Sleek and minimal ” great for similar GTK themes.

Download: http://www.adiumxtras.com/index.php?a=xtras&xtra_id=2158

Eclipse

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This theme does have the ability to have different background, but i haven’t had chance to play around much with it yet to find out how!

Download: http://www.adiumxtras.com/index.php?a=xtras&xtra_id=374