Articles Tagged ambiance

Ambiance GTK theme in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Ubuntu 18.04 Gives Nautilus a Striking New Look

There’s a rather large visual change in Ubuntu 18.04 that I’ve only just noticed. It’s not because the change in question is subtle or easy to miss. It’s because I have only just booted up a […]

6 April 2018
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Are These Ambiance Theme Forks Better Than The Real Thing?

Ahh, Ambiance. It’s been the default Ubuntu GTK theme for almost as long as I’ve been blogging, but it’s far from being the design darling it was when it debuted back in 2010. Ubuntu wants […]

18 November 2017
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10 Best GTK Themes for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Up (2019)

These are the best GTK themes for Ubuntu & Linux distros, including the Arc and Adapta GTK themes that are guaranteed to make your desktop look better.

2 November 2017

Make Visual Studio Code Match Your Gtk Theme

Here's a useful Visual Studio Code extension that helps theme the app to match a slate of popular GTK themes, including Arc, Adapta and Ubuntu's Ambiance.

22 September 2017
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Meet the Ubuntu 17.10 GNOME Shell Theme

The Ubuntu 17.10 GNOME Shell theme is now available in the latest daily builds. We show you what it looks like using plenty of screenshots.

4 September 2017
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Make Telegram Look at Home on Ubuntu with this Ambiance Theme

We've found an Ambiance Telegram theme that helps integrate the popular messaging service's desktop client with the Ubuntu desktop.

15 June 2017
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Ubuntu Wants You To Help Test the Ubuntu Ambiance Theme in GNOME

Developers and Ubuntu enthusiasts are being encouraged to help test the improved version of the Ubuntu Ambiance theme. As revealed in our interview with the Ubuntu Desktop team, Ubuntu 17.10 won’t ship with a new desktop theme — well, not […]

24 May 2017
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How to Install The New & Improved Ambiance Theme on Ubuntu

As we mentioned last week, Ubuntu has improved the look of Ubuntu’s default themes when used in GNOME Shell New updated versions of the Ambiance and Radiance GTK themes will feature in Ubuntu 17.10. But you don’t have to wait until October to […]

18 May 2017
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Ubuntu’s Default GTK Theme Now Looks Better with GNOME Shell

Ubuntu is working to improve the appearance of the Ubuntu Ambiance theme on GNOME Shell, adding window shadows, round corners and more.

9 May 2017

How to Add a Splash of Color to Ubuntu’s Default Look

Like the default Ubuntu themes but think they could do with a splash of color? Say hello to your new favourite GTK theme…

16 March 2016
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Yosembiance GTK Theme Gives Ubuntu a Flatter, Sleeker Look

Yosembiance GTK theme gives Ubuntu a flatter, sleeker look, but without losing the identity Ubuntu's default 'Ambiance' theme gives it.

21 January 2016

App Windows Go Borderless In Ubuntu 14.04

Borderless windows are finally coming to the Ubuntu desktop — nearly three years after the style was originally proposed.  The one-pixel frame currently used around the edges of application windows running under the default Ubuntu themes will, […]

11 March 2014