More posts about “Eye Candy”

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


Conky Harmattan Is A Stylish Desktop Companion For Linux

Looking to add stylish system stats to your Linux desktop? Conky Harmatten offers you a slew of options, themes and modes to do just that.

21 January 2014

Ubuntu’s New Mobile And Desktop Icon Theme Gets Shown Off

It's been a long time coming but work a revamped set of icons for the Ubuntu desktop is underway in 14.04 – and we've got screenshots.

22 November 2013

Improve The Look of Firefox In GNOME With These 2 Add-Ons

Firefox under GNOME Shell looks and feels a little out of place. Thankfully there a couple of extensions that vastly improve its appearance.

12 September 2013

Popular Icon Theme ‘Moka’ Gets an Official GTK Theme Companion

The sumptuous Moka icon set now has the perfect companion: a GTK theme with purple highlights and more than a passing resemblance to Adwaita

4 September 2013

Moka – The Most Delicious Linux Icon Set Available Right Now

Moka is my favourite alternative Ubuntu icon set right now - and I think it could end up being your new fave, too.

27 August 2013

Flat Theme Trend Continues With Plateau Icons for Linux

Here's an icon set that will please those into 'flat design' - it's what clichéd people on the TV would called 'bang on trend' right now.

20 August 2013

Make Nautilus Toolbars Look Better in Ubuntu 13.04

Fed up of GNOME 3 apps looking less than perfect in Ubuntu 13.04? Don't be; download & install these themes to get theme conformity back.

1 August 2013
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Liven Up Your Ubuntu Desktop With ZonColor Themes

ZonColor is a super-theme-pack of 16 GTK3 themes, 21 icon theme variants, and a bunch of matching wallpapers - all designed to be mixed and matched.

8 May 2013

[How-to] Install the 13.04 Unity Launcher Design Updates

Along with the recently covered design changes heading (tentatively) to Ubuntu 13.04, came some changes to the Unity launcher. Now, if you're one of these folks who can't wait to get the latest thing I've created a simple little hack for you.

21 November 2012

An ‘OMG! Ubuntu!’ GNOME Shell Theme

Reader Ryan Davies dropped this little treat in my inbox recently - a GNOME-Shell theme based on the design of this very website!

21 November 2012

Faenza Icon Set Updates, Adds New App Icons

Popular icon set 'Faenza' has been updated to support Ubuntu 12.10. New icons for Ubuntu One Music and Ubuntu Online Accounts have been added, and new designs debut for Twitter, Spotify and Contact

30 October 2012
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[How To] Change Ubuntu 12.10’s Minimize Button to a Left-Pointing Arrow

Last week we (somewhat light-heartedly) wondered whether Ubuntu's minimize icon should be changed from a horizontal line to a vertical one so as to match the area of the screen it now affects. Not every agreed; some even felt short-changed at being "forced" to waste their time reading "blog filler". But a number of you thought: "Hey! This makes sense!".

24 September 2012