More posts about “Eye Candy”

Give your Ubuntu desktop a stunning new look with GTK themes, free icon packs, Conky, visual customisation tools, desktop wallpapers and more – all of which you’ll find featured below.


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Bored of Super Flat GTK Themes? Check Out Skeuos

Bored of flat themes? Check out this non-flat GTK theme for Linux desktops, including GNOME and Xfce. It's called Skueos and it's beautiful – check it out!

13 September 2021
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8 Best Icon Themes for Ubuntu (2021 Edition)

We roundup the best icon themes for Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and other Linux distros, from flat icon packs to 3D gradient sets - find your new favourite now!

20 July 2021
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How to Install Yaru MATE Theme on Ubuntu MATE 20.04

Ubuntu MATE 21.04 ships with a new Yaru MATE theme enabled by default — but users don’t have to upgrade to use it! Yaru MATE is an official port of Ubuntu’s Yaru GTK theme (plus […]

2 April 2021
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Enable a Magic Lamp Effect on Ubuntu with this GNOME Extension

I’m in the process of updating my guide on making Ubuntu look like a Mac to better reflect the way macOS looks today, and the GNOME extension below is going to fit in beautifully. Called […]

29 October 2020

Give Ubuntu’s Default Theme a Makeover with Yaru Colors

Yaru Colors is a neat customisation script that changes the accent colors used in Ubuntu's default GTK and icon themes with one of 14 different shades.

24 August 2020

How to Enable Wobbly Windows Effect on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Want to enable a wobbly window effect on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS? You can using this free Compiz-style window effect extension for the GNOME Shell desktop.

22 June 2020
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How to Change Snap App Theme on Ubuntu (With Examples)

Want Snap apps to use your system theme? Learn how to make Snap apps use popular GTK themes like Layan, Orchis and Qogir in this short guide.

18 June 2020

How to Make VLC Look Better on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Want VLC to look more at home on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS? If you do then download this Yaru Dark VLC skin. It themes the media player based on the Yaru GTK theme.

4 May 2020
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‘Folder Color’ Now Works with Ubuntu 20.04 and the Yaru Icon Set

A new add-on for the Folder Colors tool is available. When installed it lets you instantly change folder colors on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with the Yaru icon set.

29 April 2020

Xubuntu 20.04 Will Include a Dark Theme

Xubuntu 20.04 includes a dark theme, a recoloured version of the Greybird GTK theme. The new Greybird Dark version will also work on other DEs, like MATE.

19 January 2020

This Cool Cyberpunk Desktop is Easy to Recreate on Kubuntu

How to give your desktop a cyperpunk makeover on KDE Plasma, complete with live video wallpaper, neon themed icon set, and a futuristic Plasma theme.

19 January 2020

Essential Guide: How to Make Linux Mint Look Like Windows 7

Make Linux Mint look like Windows 7 with this ace theme pack from B00merang project. It's easy to install and transforms the look of the Cinnamon desktop.

18 January 2020