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Top Ubuntu Themes: 17 Best Themes For Ubuntu

Insight: Top Ubuntu Themes That You Should Try

Are you tired of doing geeky stuff in Ubuntu and want to spend some time to transform your dull desktop to beautiful one then this post is for you. Let’s check out the collection of top Ubuntu themes.

Top Ubuntu Themes That Should Try

1. Adapta Theme

Adapta is an adaptive Gtk+ theme based material design beautiful theme. It is our favorite theme too.

Install Adapta GTK theme in Ubuntu and Linux Mint.

$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:tista/adapta
$ sudo apt-get update 
$ sudo apt-get install adapta-gtk-theme

To install in fedora:

$ sudo dnf install adapta-gtk-theme-gtk2 adapta-gtk-theme-gtk3 gnome-shell-theme-adapta

2.Papirus Icon Theme

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Papirus icon theme is one of the popular icon theme for Ubuntu. You can even use this themes in other distros like Linux mint, Elementary OS too.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:varlesh-l/papirus-pack
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install papirus-gtk-icon-theme

3.Numix Icon Theme

Another theme in the list of top Ubuntu themes is Numix icon theme. Numix Icon Theme is a default theme in Antergos operating system ( Arch Linux Based).

Install Numix Theme

Use the following commands to install this theme in your system:

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

To install numix wallpapers:

sudo apt-get install numix-wallpaper-*

4. Arc Theme

Arc theme is another beautiful flat and one of the most flexible theme or we can say it is compatible to various desktop environments. Arch theme is a flat theme which is available in three variants.

arc theme

Install Arc theme with the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install arc-theme

5. Matcha

Matcha is an another amazing flat Design theme for GTK 3, GTK 2 and Gnome-Shell which supports GTK 3 and GTK 2 based desktop environments like Gnome, Unity, Budgie, Pantheon, XFCE, Mate, etc.

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How To Install Matcha Gtk Theme in Ubuntu

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging
  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3
  sudo apt-get update
  sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

6.Sierra GTK Theme

If you want to bring OS X like environment in your Ubuntu operating system then Sierra GTK Theme will be the best option for you.

Install macOS High Sierra Gtk Theme In Ubuntu 18.04

Install Sierra theme in Ubuntu/Mint/Debian distros:

sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-murrine gtk2-engines-pixbuf

7. Canta

Canta is a flat Material Design theme based on material gtk theme of nana-4. It is available for GTK 3, GTK 2 and Gnome-Shell which supports GTK 3 and GTK 2 based desktop environments like Gnome, Unity, Budgie, Pantheon, XFCE, Mate, etc.

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Install Canta Theme

sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-murrine gtk2-engines-pixbuf

8.Ambiance & Radiance Flat Colors

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ravefinity-project/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ambiance-flat-colors
sudo apt-get install radiance-flat-colors

9. La Capitaine Icon theme

La Capitaine is a fork of the El General icon theme for the GNOME desktop.

How To Install La Capitaine Icon theme

According to the developer, this icon theme is regularly updated so you should clone the git repository to make sure that you are always up-to-date. Open up your terminal and run the following the commands.

cd $HOME/.icons
git clone https://github.com/keeferrourke/la-capitaine-icon-theme.git

How To Configure

By default, La Capitaine comes with a configuration script which will try to determine your distribution and desktop environment so that it can updates the icons.

You need to execute the following  command in your terminal so that you can configure the various icons.

 

./configure

and follow the prompts.

10. Flatabulous

It is a Flat theme for Ubuntu and other Gnome based Linux Systems and is is based on the Ultra-Flat theme

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Install Flatabulous Theme And Icons On Ubuntu And Derivatives.

Install Flatabulous Theme On Ubuntu

Install the theme with the help of following command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install flatabulous-theme

11. Flat Remix Icon Theme

Flat Remix icon theme is a pretty simple Linux icon theme inspired on material design. If you love flat and material design, then flat remix icon theme can be the best option to replace your boring default theme.

Super Flat Remix Theme

Install Flat Icon Theme On Ubuntu based distributions

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:daniruiz/flat-remix
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install flat-remix

12. Elementary OS style Icon

Elementary OS is one of the popular Linux distro. Due to it’s sleekest design, it is getting quick attention among the users. Today we will talking about the process to install Elementary OS style Icon in Ubuntu operating system.

elementary os icon

Commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-add-team/icons
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install elementary-add-icon-theme

13. Suru Icon Theme

Suru is an open source FreeDesktop icon project by Sam Hewitt.  In this tutorial we will show you the methods to install this theme on Ubuntu 18.04 beta.

How To Install Suru Icon Theme On Ubuntu 17.10

Before installing, download the required file From This Link.

Now using following command:

 sudo apt-get update
 gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface icon-theme Suru

14.Ant Theme

Ant theme is a modern flat GTK theme. It comes with 3 color variants, Ant, Ant Dracula, and Ant Bloody.

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Download Ant Theme

15. Paper Theme

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Install Paper theme in Ubuntu and Linux Mint.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:snwh/pulp
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install paper-gtk-theme
# if you want to install the icons and colors
$ sudo apt-get install paper-icon-theme
$ sudo apt-get install paper-cursor-theme

16. Flat Remix Gnome Theme

Install Flat Remix Gnome theme in Ubuntu and Linux Mint using following commands:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:daniruiz/flat-remix
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install flat-remix-gnome

17. Vimix Theme

Our last theme in the list of top Ubuntu themes is Vimix. It is a flat Material design theme based on nana-4.

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Install Vimit theme in Ubuntu and Linux Mint.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install vimix-flat-themes

 



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