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.


Must Read: 5 GTK Themes for Linux Desktops Made by Vince Liuice

We spotlight 5 GTK themes for Ubuntu and other Linux desktops created by Vinceliuice, a prolific open source theme designer based in China.

15 November 2019

Microsoft Edge Gets a New Logo, Still Debating a Linux Build

A new Microsoft Edge logo has been unveiled by Microsoft. The app reborn as a a Chromium-based cross-platform web browser, is also evaluating a Linux port.

3 November 2019
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First Look: An Improved Yaru Theme is Being Prepped for Ubuntu 19.10

Ubuntu 19.10 features an improved version of the Yaru GTK theme based closely on the Adwaita GTK theme to help ensure consistent appearance of apps.

9 August 2019
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Does Your KDE Plasma Desktop Look This Good?

A in-depth video showing KDE Plasma users how to make their desktops look like an impressive Plasma desktop popular with users on Reddit.

1 July 2019
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Give Ubuntu an Electric-Blue Look with StarLabs’ Theme

We show you how to give Ubuntu desktop a dark, electric-blue makeover using a GTK and icon theme created by Linux laptop seller StarLabs.

25 June 2019
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Give Ubuntu a Bold New Look with the Qogir Theme

Find out how to install the Qogir theme on Ubuntu and Linux Mint. The GTK theme has a unique look and is available in light, dark and mixed versions.

14 June 2019
Things to Do: Install GNOME Extensions

Okay Dash to Panel, That Does Look Super Slick…

I haven’t used a Windows desktop “properly” for around 8 years or so (and can’t say I miss it, either). Back when I first started this blog I had a multi-boot set up on my […]

6 June 2019

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
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How to Use the Adwaita Theme on Ubuntu (Spoiler: It’s Easy)

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
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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
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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
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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