Articles Filed Under Themes

A selection of GTK+, GNOME-Shell and Cinnaon themes, plus stunning Linux icon packs, cute Conky configs, Plank themes and plenty, plenty more.

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‘Chameleonic Ambiance’ Script Matches GTK Theme to Your Wallpaper

Unity's 'chameleonic' colour matching feature is great at giving the Ubuntu desktop to give your desktop a subtle but consistent feel. It takes the 'average' colour of your desktop wallpaper and uses this to 'tint' the Unity dash, launcher and notification bubbles. But what if it went a bit further and used this colour in the default GTK theme? That 'What if' has now been answered by developer David Callé.

24 May 2012

Malys GTK Theme Adds A Splash of Color to Ubuntu

You don't need to look hard to find extra themes for use in Ubuntu - but few look like this particular one. In fact it's so different to most theme's we've covered here on OMG! Ubuntu! that I'm not sure whether I actually like it for how it looks or solely for its novelty.

19 April 2012
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Bisigi Themes Revived, GTK3 Ports Begin

The Bisigi themes project has been revived. The project created some of the most comprehensively designed GTK2 themes during its three active years but following the move by most major distributions to GTK3, the project wound down in November of last year.

14 February 2012

Orta Theme Ported to GTK 3; Here’s How to Install It

Orta was one of the most popular GTK2 themes created for GNOME-based desktop. But when Ubuntu upgraded to Gnome 3 (and respectively GTK 3) in 11.10 users were no longer able to use GTK 2 […]

5 February 2012

Give Your Linux Desktop ‘New Hope’ With this GTK3 Theme

Hope GTK theme is a modern and stylish looking GTK theme that looks great on the modern Ubuntu desktop. But there was one aspect of it that didn’t I felt looked out of place: the […]

7 January 2012
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Boomerang GTK Theme Can Smarten Up Any Desktop

Boomerang GTK3 theme aims to smarten up dull desktops with it shiny and professional look.

16 December 2011
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Bisigi GTK+ Theme Project Ends

Development on the popular 'Bisigi' GTK+ themes has come to an end. Writing on the French Ubuntu forum, 'ZgegBall', the themes' developer, quietly announced the 'competition' of the project and that users should not expect support for Bisigi themes in Ubuntu 11.10 or GNOME 3.

9 November 2011
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How To Install GNOME-Shell Themes in Ubuntu 11.10

Earlier today we ran down five of our favourite themes for GNOME Shell. Chances are you'll want to try a few of those themes out on your desktop - but how to do it? Providing you're using Ubuntu 11.10 and GNOME-Shell it's actually quite simple...

24 October 2011

Five Pretty Awesome GNOME Shell Themes

One of the great things about GNOME Shell is that it’s comprehensibly themeable – from the top panel and applet menus to the awesome on-screenkeyboard. Below are five are five of my top GNOME Shell […]

24 October 2011
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Use ‘Adwaita Dark’ As Your System Theme

If you've played around with GNOME Shell and its default theme then there's a good chance that when watching a video or viewing a photo you've seen the very swish dark variant. If you like the look of the 'dark' version of GNOME 3's default Adwaita theme, and want to use it as your system theme, then you're in luck: a wily Chilean user by the name of A. Felipe has modified Adwaita so as to use the 'dark' version as default.

20 October 2011
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A Google-Inspired GNOME Shell Theme

If you use a Google service – whether it’s Docs or Gmail – chances are you’ve noticed that a ‘new theme’ has been rolled outacrosstheir various web apps. On the plus side the changes offer […]

25 September 2011
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‘Ambiance Meets Radiance’ In This Nameless GTK theme

You can have your GTK2 cake and eat it with the following theme - it combines elements for Ubuntu's default Ambiance theme with the light-tones of Ubuntu's Radiance theme.

4 September 2011