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Top 6 Best Gnome Shell Themes for Your Gnome Desktop

Best Gnome Shell Themes

Let’s check out the some of the best  gnome shell themes in 2018. You can spice up your desktop with this gnome shell themes.

Top 7 Best Gnome Shell Themes for Your Gnome Desktop

1)Canta theme

Canta is a flat Material Design theme for GTK 3, GTK 2 and Gnome-Shell .

#Fedora/RedHat distros:

yum install gtk-murrine-engine gtk2-engines

#Ubuntu/Mint/Debian distros:

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


pacman -S gtk-engine-murrine gtk-engines

2)Paper Theme

Paper theme is an awesome flat theme which comes with a GTK+ interface along with google’s material design.

How To Install Paper Theme

Gnome Shell Themes

Install Paper Theme In  Ubuntu and other Ubuntu-based derivatives

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:snwh/pulp
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install paper-icon-theme
sudo apt-get install paper-cursor-theme
sudo apt-get install paper-gtk-theme

or you can download it as a debian package too.

sudo dpkg -i paper*.deb
sudo apt-get install -f

3) Numix Theme

Another clean and minimal theme for Gnome desktop environment is Numix Theme.

Use following command to install this theme in respective operating system.


sudo apt install numix-gtk-theme


sudo dnf install numix-gtk-theme

#Arch Linux and Antergos

sudo pacman -S numix-gtk-theme

Meanwhile, you can download icon theme circle from this link.


4. Super Flat Remix Theme

Super Flat Remix Theme

As name suggest, it is the flat theme for Gnome desktop environment.

Use the command below to install this theme in your distro.
#Ubuntu based distributions

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install flat-remix-gs-theme

#Arch-based distributions (AUR)


Download Flat Theme Download Icon Theme

5.Yosemite Theme


This theme is for you if you want to turn your linux distro into OS X.

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Yosemite Gnome Shell Mine Yosemite Icon  Ultra Flat Yosemite GTK3


6)Ant Theme

install ant theme

Ant theme is a flat and light theme with a modern look.

Ant Themes

Installation Procedures:

Extract the zip file to the themes directory.

Run the following commands in Terminal.

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme Ant
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences theme Ant


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