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Give your desktop a dramatic overhaul – with one script!

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Give your desktop a dramatic make over with the ‘Elegant GNOME’ theme pack.

If you’re looking for something that isn’t simply a variation on the default Ubuntu Light themes, shies away from looking like Aero & shuns using garish colours just to ‘seem different’ then Elegant GNOME by arobase could be just what you’re looking for.

The theme comprises of the mono-esque AwOken icon theme, a tweaked version of the sublim Re Crono theme by =lassekongo83 and a great wallpaper by *Muscarr called ‘gDIGE‘.


‘Elegant Gnome’ requires the following packages pre-installed in-order to work. (Click each item to see instructions or PPA): –

Then you can proceed to install the theme: –


We’ve featured a similar concept before – so if you like the idea but not the look of Elegant GNOME check out Spatial Desktop.