By | May 4, 2018

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As you may already know, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS released last week. As Ubuntu ditches Unity and adopted GNOME 3 as the default graphical interface, all GNOME themes can be installed in Ubuntu 18.04 now. First of all, you need an additional software to install Ubuntu 18.04 themes. This is known as GNOME Tweak Tool. You can install this by just entering the following in the terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal or launch it from applications menu):

sudo apt install gnome-tweak-tool

After successfully installing GNOME Tweak Tool, you can select which icon theme to be loaded from the tweak tool. So here is my list of some best themes available for Ubuntu 18.04.

 

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Suru – Ubuntu 18.04 Themes
Ubuntu 18.04 Themes

You can install the Suru theme from the following repository. Here we use a mesa package to install the theme. Also, take care to install meson and git if you haven’t installed them already.

#install suru theme git clone https://github.com/snwh/suru-icon-theme.git cd suru-icon-theme.git meson builddir --prefix=/usr sudo ninja -C builddir install

Paper – Ubuntu 18.04 Themes
Ubuntu 18.04 Themes

Paper is a modern theme with a mostly flat look and make use of shadows and highlights for icons. The colourful headers are increasing its overall appearance. It is perfect for those of you who love flat material theme.

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

Adapta – Ubuntu 18.04 ThemesUbuntu 18.04 Themes

Adapta is a Beautiful Theme for ubuntu. it consist of two themes packed together. Adapta and Adapta-Nokto. it is one of the best theme, because this package is well maintained and getting constant updates.

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

Numix – Ubuntu 18.04 ThemesUbuntu 18.04 Themes

Numix is a beautiful icon theme for GNU/Linux systems. You can install Numix using the following command.

#install numix theme 
sudo apt install numix-gtk-theme 

Arc – Ubuntu 18.04 theme

Arc theme contains arc, arc dark and arc darker variants. theme package doesnt contain icons with it.

#install Arc theme

sudo apt-get install arc-theme

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