A comprehensive guide for customizing almost every aspect of MATE desktop environment, with screenshots from Ubuntu MATE.
Download free HD wallpapers for your favorite Linux distributions.
Flat and fab!! Oranchelo is a vibrant icon theme for Linux that you should give a try.
Get creative with these Adobe Style icons for Open Source creative applications such as Gimp.
Make your Linux distribution look like Chrome OS with this theme.
Enhance the looks of your Ubuntu desktop with these beautiful icon themes.
Install it in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Arch Linux.
Less is more. Less is beautiful.
I have said it before and I am saying it again.
This is the easiest and official way to install and use Unity 8 with Mir display server in Ubuntu 15.04, 14.04 and 12.04.
Give your desktop Linux a makeover with Super Flat Remix icon themes. A hint, these are gorgeous.
Elegant, modern looking Square icon theme has recently been upgraded to version 2.0, which makes it more beautiful than ever. Square icon packs are compatible with all major desktop environments such as Unity, GNOME, KDE, MATE etc. Which means that you can use them for all popular Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Fedora, Linux Mint, elementary […]
Install Google Material design inspired Paper theme in Ubuntu and other Linux and enhance its looks.
Continuing my journey with Elementary OS Freya, today, I’ll show you how to install themes in Elementary OS Freya. Elementary OS is already known for its looks. And the default Elementary OS themes is quite beautiful itself. But this doesn’t mean that you are just limited to the default Elementary OS theme. Themes and icon […]
Smartphones have those sleek weather widgets that blend in to the display. Thanks to Flair Weather Conky, you can get smartphone like weather display on your Linux desktop. We will be using a GUI tool Conky Manager to easily manage Conky in Linux. Let’s first see how to install Conky Manager in Ubuntu 14.10, 14.04, […]
KDE Plasma 5.2 has been released and in this post we shall see how to install KDE Plasma 5.2 in Ubuntu 14.10. Ubuntu’s default desktop environment Unity is beautiful and packs quite some feature. But if you ask any experienced Linux user about desktop customization, his answer will be KDE. KDE is boss when it […]
First stable version of Flattr icon theme has been released. As the name suggests, it is a flat icon theme for all major Linux desktop environment. Flattr is developed by Nitrux team, which is known in Linux world for its artwork, specially for Nitrux icon pack. Nitrux is also working with Numix for a brand new […]
Themes are the best way to customize your Linux desktop. If you install GNOME on Ubuntu 14.04 or 14.10, you might want to change the default theme and give it a different look. To help you in this task, I have compiled here a list of best GNOME shell themes for Ubuntu or any other […]
We have already seen how to install GNOME in Ubuntu 14.04. Now, if you are using GNOME Shell already, why not use a custom GNOME Shell theme? The steps are similar to installing themes in Ubuntu Unity but not entirely identical as the process to change GNOME theme is slightly different. In this quick tutorial, we […]
In last post we talked about most beautiful Linux OS coming in 2015. One of them is Evolve OS which comes with its flagship and beautiful Budgie desktop environment. If you want to experience it, you can easily install Budgie on Ubuntu 14.04. Budgie desktop environment is written from scratch and is designed with focus […]
Cinnamon, the default desktop environment of Linux Mint has reached stable version 2.4. If you want to try Cinnamon desktop environment in Ubuntu, you can do so by installing it via a PPA. It worked work very well in my testing and I did not notice any issue. Let’s see how to install Cinnamon 2.4 […]
A quick tutorial to show you how to install GNOME in Ubuntu 14.04. In the series to install various desktop environment other than the default Unity, we have already seen: How to install Cinnamon in Ubuntu 14.04 How to install Mate desktop in Ubuntu 14.04 Of course the above two tutorials also contains the instructions […]
Potenza Icon Theme version 2.0 has been released. Potenza icons are inspired by Faenza, a beautiful icon theme that was included in our list of best icons for Ubuntu 13.10. Potenza’s developer Alessandro Bompadre says that he has tried to create a complete iconset for Linux, that should fit every desktop environment such as Unity, GNOME, Cinnamon, […]
Dalisha is a beautiful set of round-circle icons that is available for all major Linux desktop environments such as Unity, GNOME, Cinnamon, Mate, KDE etc. Dalisha is under active development and has over 30,000 icons in its kitty.
Moka is a beautiful icon theme. It has been constantly featured among the best icon themes available for Ubuntu. But there is little issue with Moka in Ubuntu 14.04. If you use Moka icons in Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity, you’ll find that speaker icon used for sound is missing:
Ubuntu Unity itself is a beautiful desktop but people over the world are smitten by the looks of Mac OS X. If you are among one of those, you don’t need to ditch Ubuntu just for the sake of OS X looks. Instead you can give it a makeover and make Ubuntu 14.04 look like […]
Some new users switching to Ubuntu from Windows may find the default Unity interface a little overwhelming. Most of the Windows users as well as some non-Gnome 3, non-Unity Linux users might miss the bottom taskbar in Ubuntu. We all know that drag and drop in Unity is not very user friendly feature. Whatever may be […]
Looking for ways to beautify your system running Ubuntu 14.04? Why not change the icon themes? If you are not aware of some good icon sets, I have compiled a list of some best icon set for Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10. But before we look at the icons, lets first see how to use the icon […]
Not satisfied with default Ubuntu 14.04 wallpapers? Why should one be if there are plenty of beautiful wallpapers at your disposal. If you are an Android user, you must be aware of Google Now. Among the things I like about Google Now is its wallpaper. And I think I am not the only one to do […]
The other day I was discussing with a reader, Suinjato, about wallpaper with Trusty Tahr logo on the Ubuntu 14.04 features article. I told him that I’ll do some modification with Ubuntu wallpapers and share it with him, if its worth sharing. Here I am sharing with all of you a modified version of the […]
FlatWoken, a flat and minimal version of popular icon theme of AwOken, is almost ready. FlatWoken boasts of over 1300 icons at present and more icons will be added in the coming days. There is no PPA for FlatWoken icon sets today but it will be available in future once the icon sets come out of […]
Not satisfied with the default Ambiance theme in Ubuntu? Why not use another theme to change the looks of your desktop by changing the themes? If you are not sure of what themes would be good for you, I have listed here the best themes for Ubuntu 13.10. Before we see the themes, a quick word […]
Flat is the flavor of the season. Continuing the trend, Flattastic provides a set of eight beautiful themes. Themes are dark and light version of four colors namely orange, blue, green and burgundy. These themes are compatible with Gnome Shell, Unity, XFCE4 and OpenBox (as claimed by developer). I tried it in Ubuntu 13.10 with Unity […]
Though the default Ambiance theme and icons are good looking in itself, you can still have better looking icon themes in Ubuntu. If you are not sure of, here is a list of best icon themes for Ubuntu 13.10 and other versions. If you are using Ubuntu 16.04, check this list of best icon themes […]