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best gnome desktop themes

best gnome desktop themes

If you are Using Linux based operating system then it’s not a good idea to stick with a particular application or theme or anything… due to the variety available in each type..just try and enjoy new && different..FUN.. specially when it comes to design and look!Gnome Desktop is the most popular window manager application in the Gnu-Linux operating system;that’s why most of the linux distribution use gnome as default desktop e.g Ubuntu,Fedora,Debian..I am using Ubuntu 10.04 and I have used most of the popular Gnome Themes(Installed from System->Administration->Synaptic Package Manager),this post is aimed to introduce you with some of the great Gnome Themes.
best gnome desktop themes

ClearLooks : An efficient and fast theme based on GTK+ and is used as default GNOME desktop theme in some linux distros.You can install it from the package manager(SPM in Ubuntu 10.04/9.10/..)

gnome desktop themes : ambiance

Ambiance :
The default theme in latest release of Ubuntu(In Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx)..installed by default on ubuntu;if no then install it from package manager.

gnome desktop theme - ubuntustudio

UbuntuStudio :
This is actually made for UbuntuStudio(Special Edition of Ubuntu ..by mixing some sound and video applications in better way to make a dedicated os for designers and for other studio works..) .Available in corresponding Package Manager application.

best gnome desktop themes

Elementary :
A great theme with lot of options to customize as you want…available in synaptic package repository..
best gnome desktop themes

Dust Sand
:
By name itself it’s clear that what type of theme this is..This is also available in spm.


FreshMint
:
It gives you the feel of Linux Mint …the green color GTK+ based charming theme!!

Other GNOME Desktop themes that you may want to try :

  • Sorbet
  • Glider
  • NewWave
  • Turrican
  • SphereCrystal
  • Radiance
  • HumanME
  • Impression
install emerald themes in ubuntu 10.04

emerald themes for ubuntu 10.04

First you need to install the emerald theme manager in Ubuntu 10.04.After installing emerald theme manager you can install themes(which is available free and available for download) for different windows effect from the given download links-

Download Emerald themes

download Link1
download Link2

install emerald themes in ubuntu 10.04

How to Install Emerald Themes in Ubuntu 10.04

#1. Open emerald theme manager from System->Preferences->Emerald Theme Manager.

#2. Now click on import and browse to the directory where you have saved the themes(download link is given above) and click on Open.

#3. Then select the Theme and  change the windows effects.(If emerald is not running then run emerald –replace command in ubuntu terminal).