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

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

Make Linux Mint Look Like a Mac With This New Theme

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
canta gtk theme

Give Your Linux Desktop a Fresh Look with the Canta Theme

If your current Ubuntu desktop looks a little dark or a little dated, why not give it a bit of a refresh? And we’ve found the perfect theme to give your desktop a fresh new […]

9 March 2018
ArcMPD is a translucent GTK theme with transparent touches

ArcMPD is a Translucent GTK Theme Based on Arc

You’re looking at a screenshot of a new GTK theme called ArcMPD. As you might be able to guess from the name ArcMPD is a fork of the super popular Arc GTK theme. But, unlike its […]

21 December 2017
firefox user chrome css adwaita

Make Firefox Look like the GNOME Web Browser (Because Why Not, Right?)

If you’re using a vanilla GNOME session on Ubuntu with the Adwaita theme, and want to make Firefox look a little more at home, you can. In fact, with a bit of custom CSS you […]

6 December 2017
ambiance rw gtk theme

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