How to add Ubuntu or Gnome Themes?

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Most of you think that Microsoft windows and Mac OS are the only two famous operating systems. But now Ubuntu a linux based operating system is also getting popular. I recently saw Ubuntu in one of my friends PC and I was amazed to see its performance. Though it’s difficult a bit , but once you learn it will be easy. Ubuntu is an African word meaning ‘Humanity to others’, As the name signifies , Ubuntu distribution brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the software world. That is Ubuntu is and always will be free of charge. You do not pay any licensing fees extra. You can download, use and share Ubuntu with your friends, family, school or business for absolutely nothing. So according to me instead of using a pirated OS and getting got by FBI , you can go for Ubuntu Operating system which is absolutely free of charge.

Actually Ubuntu is a community developed operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. Whether you use it at home, at school or at work Ubuntu contains all the applications you’ll ever need, from word processing and email applications, to web server software and programming tools.

Just like Microsoft windows and Mac OS , Ubuntu too has some cool default desktop themes. Since Ubuntu is using the Gnome desktop environment it is possible to change the theme to any other Gnome theme. You can even use this Gnome Themes to any of the linux based operating systems as well.

You can use the Gnome themes available here in any Linux based Operating Systems like Ubuntu , Debian , etc


Since most may not know how to install custom themes in ubuntu , here is a quick guide for all those newbies.
Once you have finished downloading the theme , Do the following steps.

ubuntu desktop theme instalation @ How to add Ubuntu or Gnome Themes?

  • system > preferences > appearance
  • click install and browse your theme (It should be a tar.gz file)
  • click open and then click apply new theme.
  • Hope that this tutorial is helpful for you. I will write more detailed one soon.

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