Friday, June 24, 2011

Dress Up your Ubuntu with Equinox GTK Theme and Faenza Icon Set

Equinox GTK theme along with Faenza Icon theme make up a pure awesome eye-candy desktop. Both of them can be installed from the same PPA, thus simplifying the process.


Lucid/Maverick Installation

Go to a Terminal and follow the commands below:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tiheum/equinox
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-equinox equinox-theme equinox-ubuntu-theme faenza-icon-theme

Natty Installation

Go to a Terminal and follow the commands below:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tiheum/equinox
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-equinox equinox-theme faenza-icon-theme

Theme Selection and Customization

Right-click your Desktop > Change Desktop Background > Theme tab and choose any of the newly installed themes. There are multiple flavors of both Equinox GTK and Faenza Icon Themes there.

If you want to change the icons, window borders, controls, etc. for a specific theme, choose that theme and click 'Customize' under the Theme tab.




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