Articles Tagged Eye Candy

Want to make your Linux desktop look pretty? See these posts for themes, icon packs, apps and wallpapers sure to help beautify and add bling to your system

Enable Dynamic Transparency in Ubuntu 19.04

Learn how to re-enable dynamic transparency on Ubuntu 19.04 in both the top bar and in the Ubuntu Dock, making the dock background transparent..

29 April 2019
GNOME 3.22 features - apps

How to Try the New Adwaita Theme on Ubuntu 19.04

Learn how to enable the new Adwaita theme in Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo. The updated Adwaita theme is a solid replacement for Ubuntu's Yaru theme.

23 April 2019
custom openbox ubuntu desktop

It’s Hard to Believe That This is a Screenshot of Ubuntu

It’s not often that a Linux desktop screenshot makes me stop what I’m doing and drool. But the one you see above? It just did. It’s hard to believe but the desktop above isn’t Deepin […]

12 February 2019
GNOME settings

Black is Back: GNOME Shell Ditches Translucent Top Panel Effect

GNOME developers have removed the translucent top bar effect from the GNOME Shell theme's code, citing unaddressed issues with panel text legibility.

5 February 2019
Wobbly Windows in Compiz

Wobbly Windows Are Making a Comeback

Wobbly windows and other animated desktop effects could return to Ubuntu thanks to the 'libanimation' project created by a former Compiz developer.

13 September 2018
thunderbird monterail theme

Thunderbird Monterail Themes Redux

It just got easier to install the stylish Monterail themes in Thunderbird, the free and open source email client. The Monterail themes for Thunderbird were created last year by the open source community based on […]

23 August 2018
Aqua GTK Theme

4 Neat New GTK Themes for Your Linux Desktop

We look at 4 new GTK themes for the Linux desktop, including the colorful Aqua GTK theme, the Obscure dark theme and the light, airy Typewriter GTK Theme.

21 August 2018
cinnamon mac theme

Want to Make Linux Mint Look Like a Mac? This Theme Can Help

We’ve established how easy it is to make Ubuntu look like a Mac but theming Linux Mint, the popular Ubuntu-based offshoot, is a little trickier. But no more. It’s now possible to make Linux Mint look like a Mac too, […]

16 July 2018
macos mojave gtk theme for Linux desktops

A macOS Mojave Inspired GTK Theme Appears

A new GTK theme brings the luscious look of macOS Mojave to the Linux desktop. Not that you should be surprised; we’ve written before about how easy it is to make Ubuntu look like a Mac. […]

20 June 2018
zafiro icon theme

Zafiro is a Softer Alternative Icon Theme for Linux Desktops

If you’re looking for an alternative to the Numix, Papirus and Suru icon themes for Linux be sure to check out the Zafiro icons set. The pack is described as providing “minimalist icons created with the flat-desing (sic) technique, […]

18 May 2018
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
the new ubuntu theme

Dang it! Ubuntu 18.04 Won’t Include a New GTK Theme After All

If you were hoping to see Ubuntu 18.04 LTS arrive with an all-new look then brace yourself as we’ve bad news to share. Ubuntu has said that the new theme, which it asked the community to […]

13 March 2018