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.


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3 Awesome Themes For Plank, The Linux Dock App

Plenty of people use the desktop dock Plank on their Linux desktop — and for good reason. Plank is a nimble, customisable desktop dock for Linux desktops. It supports Unity quick lists, app badging (aka ‘unread counts’), and […]

26 September 2016

Plexydesk Brings Desktop Widgets to Ubuntu

If I asked you about Plexydesk you’d probably look at me blankly. I last mentioned the promising widget-toting project five years ago today. Curious as to what became of it I went on a Google today. It […]

7 September 2016

This Simple Script Instantly Improves the Look of Unity Desktop

Want to disable or turn off the background tiles on the unity launcher? This nifty little script lets you do exactly that.

29 August 2016
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Give VLC A Dramatic New Look With These Dark Skins (Including Arc)

VLC is often described as being the most versatile media player — and that doesn’t solely apply to its’ ability to play almost any file format you can chuck at it! The default look of VLC […]

5 August 2016

Hedera is a New Linux Icon Theme Inspired By an Old One

Hedera is a new Linux icon pack inspired by the past. Specifically, the Tango project.

2 August 2016
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Customize The GIMP Loading Screen With These Colorful Splashes

Want to replace the GIMP's loading screen with something more stylish? You can, and in this post we show you how.

1 August 2016

Adobe Style Icons For 10 Open-Source Creative Apps

Back in April I spotlighted a pair of Adobe style icons for GIMP and Inkscape — and a bunch of you really liked them. Well, hold on to your wobbly bits because the maker of those icons is back, […]

22 July 2016

How to Install Papirus Icon Theme on Ubuntu

Want to give your Ubuntu desktop a new look and feel? Here's how to install the Papirus icon theme on Ubuntu from a PPA.

4 July 2016
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In Which We Answer: ‘What Icon Theme Is In That Screenshot?’

Readers keep asking what icon theme I use in my screenshots. So here's a post answering, plus the full skinny on how to install it yourself!

30 June 2016

There’s Now An Official Arc Icon Theme for Linux

Arc is one of the most popular themes for Linux desktops and it's finally getting an official icon theme to accompany it.

5 June 2016

How to Install Arc GTK Theme on Ubuntu

We show you how to install the latest version of the popular Arc GTK theme on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

5 June 2016
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Linux Mint 18 Is Getting a Brand New Look

A newer, flatter GTK theme will ship as part of Linux Mint 18 ‘Sarah.’ Showing  off progress made on the theme in a new blog post, project lead Clement Lefebvre says the new “Mint Y” theme is […]

8 May 2016