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.


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

[How To] Customise Unity like Never Before

Ubuntu 11.10 bring a lot of nifty changes in Unity featuring - chameleon theming, active blur, ability to change launcher opacity, relocation of the Ubuntu button from the panel to the launcher, and so on. These new features have opened up the door for a lot more customisation in Unity than many think possible. Read on for a guide on radically changing the look of Unity in Ubuntu 11.10...

4 December 2011
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[How to] Beautify Thunderbird in Ubuntu

Mozilla Thunderbird is the default email client in Ubuntu. It is easy to use and setup, has many advanced features and allows for easy customisation. And customization is exactly what this article is all about.

21 November 2011
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Faenza Icon Theme Updated, Adds Handful of New Icons

The popular icon set Faenza has been updated with new icons and fixes. Amongst the application icons added are those for music player Google Music Frame, gaming client Desura and messaging app Gaijm. Full change-log: […]

16 November 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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PlexyDesk – A Widget Desktop For Linux

There was a time when I, like many, covered my Linux desktop in all manner of Screenlets, gDesklets and widgets. I grew out of this, but 'PlexyDesk' - a new widget-toting project - might just light those creative fires on my desktop once more...

6 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