Thursday, April 20, 2017

Ubuntu 16.04 - Unity 7 - Eye Candy

1.Numix Circle icon theme & Numix GTK theme




To install numix icons and gtk theme type in the following commands into a terminal :

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:numix/ppa
sudo apt update
sudo apt install numix-icon-theme numix-icon-theme-circle numix-gtk-theme


2.Moka icon theme



To install Moka icons use the following commands :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:moka/stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install moka-icon-theme



3.Arc GTK w/Numix Circle icon theme






Arc theme can be easily installed by grabbing the .deb file located here . Open a terminal (ctrl+alt+t) and install gdebi :

sudo apt install gdebi

Once gdebi is installed located the .deb and install it by right clicking it -> Open With -> Gdebi Package Installer .


4.Flat-plat GTK theme w/Moka icon theme 






To install Flat-plat theme open a terminal and type in the following commands : 

cd /tmp
curl -sL https://github.com/nana-4/Flat-Plat/archive/v20170323.tar.gz | tar xz
cd Flat-Plat-20170323 && sudo ./install.sh

Bonus Eye Candy Screenshot :





Icons and themes can also be changed through different tools depending on the environment you are using.
In Ubuntu we will be changin the gtk themes along with icon themes using Unity Tweak Tool (if you dont have Unity Tweak Tool installed run sudo apt install unity-tweak-tool in a terminal) :