Articles Tagged yaru

Small Things that Bug Me in Ubuntu: The Blank Snap Folder

I had to take new screenshots for our list of the best GTK themes this weekend and in doing become acutely aware of how much the "Snap" folder bugs me.

15 June 2020

How to Make VLC Look at Home on Ubuntu 20.04

Want VLC to look more at home on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS? If you do then download this Yaru Dark VLC skin. It themes the media player based on the Yaru GTK theme.

4 May 2020

How to Enable Full Dark Mode in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

In this guide I show you how to change GNOME Shell theme in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Yaru Dark, giving you a more full 'dark mode' experience in Ubuntu.

23 April 2020
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Is it Just Me or is Ubuntu’s New Installer Icon a Bit …Odd?

Once you know that the icon above, right is for Ubiquity, the Ubuntu installer, it kinda works okay as a motif. I say ‘kinda’ because if I take my eyes off the icon for a […]

23 March 2020

First Look: Ubuntu Tweaks its Appearance Ahead of 20.04 (Updated)

Visual changes are on the way to Ubuntu, after Ubuntu's design and development teams meet up to work on an improve look and feel for Ubuntu 20.04.

14 January 2020

Ubuntu Needs to Make it Easier to Enable Dark Mode

It should be easy to enable dark mode in Ubuntu, as well as change GTK theme – yet it's not. In this post I argue why I think that this needs to change.

9 January 2020

Phew, Ubuntu’s New Light Theme Won’t Be Default After All

The Ubuntu 19.10 Yaru light theme switch has been reversed, with developers instead choosing to ship the theme preinstalled, but not as default.

29 September 2019
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Ubuntu’s New Look: Are You a Fan?

It's been a few months since we last a poll and Ubuntu 19.10 switching to a light theme feels like a topic worth probing your collective opinions on.

12 September 2019

First Look: Ubuntu 19.10 Will Feature a Bright New Look (Updated)

A light yaru theme ships as part of Ubuntu 19.10, replacing the old Yaru gtk theme's dark header bars with lighter ones aimed at improving usability.

10 September 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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Ubuntu Icon Set Addresses its Biggest Complaint

A new version of the Yaru icon set is in development. It swaps the uniform 'squircle' frame for a liberal mix of icon shapes.

26 February 2019
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What to Expect From Ubuntu in 2019

This year (2019) promises to be a bumper one for Ubuntu. We’ve got two all-new short-term releases ahead of us: Ubuntu 19.04 mid April and Ubuntu 19.10 in late October. Both release will be packed full of […]

1 January 2019