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.


Minwaita GTK Theme Puts GNOME’s Adwaita on a Diet (Updated)

If you like the look of the overall look of the Adwaita theme that the GNOME uses with but don’t like the size of its title bars, here’s a theme that may be of interest. It’s […]

18 April 2017

How To Make Ubuntu Look Like Mac (In 5 Steps)

A step-by-step guide for making Ubuntu look like a mac, covering everything from GTK theme and icon set to fonts and desktop docks.

12 March 2017

This might be the Best Mac OS X GTK theme for Linux

Looking for a Mac theme for Linux? Try GNOME OS X II, an Apple inspired GTK theme for Ubuntu and other Linux desktops.

6 March 2017
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Vimix GTK Theme is a colourful alternative to the Arc theme

We spotlight the Vimix GTK theme, a flat theme for Ubuntu, GNOME Shell and other compatible desktop. It's flat, modern theme with a splash of color.

28 February 2017
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Make Your KDE Desktop Look like Unity with this Plasma Theme Pack

Ever looked at your KDE Plasma desktop and wished it looked a little more …like the Ubuntu Unity desktop? If you have — and hello all 3 of you, by the way — be sure to check […]

22 February 2017

A Minimal Chrome OS Theme for Tint2

I used to (and sort-of-still-do, I guess) run a sister site focused on Google Chrome, Chromecast and Chromebooks, i.e. the Chrome ecosystem. As such I am a fan of Chromebooks and Chrome OS, a Linux-based distribution […]

19 February 2017

Papirus Icon Theme ‘Discontinues’ Ubuntu PPA (Updated)

Yikes, our favourite Linux icon theme Papirius plans to  ‘discontinue’ its PPA. The PPA makes it easy to install the icon set (including its many different versions) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. But the installation method is being retired. […]

11 November 2016
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Papirus Icon Theme Scores Big October Update

The Papirus Icon pack has been updated with new icons for 0ad, Sound Juicer, Harmony music player, and Skype for Linux Alpha and many, many…

27 October 2016

How To Install the Adapta GTK Theme on Ubuntu

Adapta is one of the most popular GTK themes available for Linux — and yet we've never written about it. Until now.

12 October 2016
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2 Very Colorful Linux Icon Themes, Both Newly Updated

If you find yourself wishing your Ubuntu desktop had a splash more color do check out the two icon themes featured inside.

28 September 2016
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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