Articles Tagged yaru

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Ubuntu 21.04 to Use Dark GNOME Shell Theme By Default?

Ubuntu 21.04 may use a dark GNOME Shell theme by default. Yaru theme developers have proposed using a dark system theme by default in 'Hirsute Hippo'.

16 February 2021
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Ubuntu’s Yaru GTK Theme Picks Up GTK4 Support

For Ubuntu to adopt GTK4 in a future release it’s going to need a GTK4 version of its iconic Yaru theme — and what do you know: one is in the works! Ubuntu cited a […]

2 February 2021
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First Look: LibreOffice Has a New Look in Ubuntu 20.10

LibreOffice in Ubuntu 20.10 looks a different to that shipped in earlier versions. In this post we look at the tweak made and show you a comparison.

11 October 2020
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Ubuntu Replaces Its ‘Disintegrating Installer’ Icon with Something Simpler

Ubuntu 20.10 includes a new icon for the Ubiquity installer (the Ubuntu install tool). Not exactly breaking news but it's an important usability fix.

30 September 2020

Give Ubuntu’s Default Theme a Makeover with Yaru Colors

Yaru Colors is a neat customisation script that changes the accent colors used in Ubuntu's default GTK and icon themes with one of 14 different shades.

24 August 2020

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 Better on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

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

Learn 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