Articles Tagged light-themes

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Ubuntu Wants You To Help Test the Ubuntu Ambiance Theme in GNOME

Developers and Ubuntu enthusiasts are being encouraged to help test the improved version of the Ubuntu Ambiance theme. As revealed in our interview with the Ubuntu Desktop team, Ubuntu 17.10 won’t ship with a new desktop theme — well, not […]

24 May 2017

How to Add a Splash of Color to Ubuntu’s Default Look

Like the default Ubuntu themes but think they could do with a splash of color? Say hello to your new favourite GTK theme…

16 March 2016

Make Nautilus Toolbars Look Better in Ubuntu 13.04

Fed up of GNOME 3 apps looking less than perfect in Ubuntu 13.04? Don't be; download & install these themes to get theme conformity back.

1 August 2013
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‘Ubuntu Themes’ for Windows and WINE Updated

WINE and/or Windows XP users wanting to add some Ubuntu style to their desktops have long been able to do so by using a custom-made 'Ubuntu Theme for Windows'. That theme has been updated to resemble Ambiance (and Radiance) as found in Ubuntu 12.10, having previously been modelled on Ubuntu 10.10.

21 September 2012
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Dark Toolbars Set For Ubuntu 11.10 Default Theme

Dark Toolbars and a new panel gradient are amongst the 'work in progress' changes to Ubuntu's default theme for Ubuntu 11.10.

19 July 2011
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Update: Appears not! From bordered to borderless, and then back again: Natty GTK theme change deemed ‘bland’

Update: Shocker! Mark Shuttleworth has just added a comment to the bug report stating that once the issues with Unity 2D are fixed, the theme will be going back to 0px border goodness. As if to prove our own wisened words of Alpha Caution true, one of our favourite tweaks to Natty has been reversed in less than 24 hours.

12 March 2011
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Ubuntu Themes Go Borderless for Natty

We've expressed our own love of borderless GTK+ themes before so we're delighted to find Ubuntu 11.04's Light themes have followed suit, adopting zero-pixel window borders on windows.

11 March 2011
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Customizing Ubuntu 10.10 with a dock, new icon theme, effects, global menu and more

Quite often we'll post screenshots in articles and no doubt we will always get a comment asking what theme we're using, our font settings, or what dock that is. Today I'm going to share with you my setup - everything from my compiz settings to the icon theme!

10 October 2010