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How to get new themes for fedora 19 Gnome?

asked 2013-10-30 12:11:12 -0500

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updated 2014-09-30 09:04:51 -0500

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Hi,I am new to linux...actually previously i used debian and ubuntu based system but fedora 19 is my first RPM based distro..I am using Gnome desktop of f19..but unable to install or update new themes please can anyone help me out with this matter?How and where i'll get themes for gnome and install it.

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answered 2013-10-30 12:24:20 -0500

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There are a lot of Gtk themes and Gnome-Shell themes here:

http://gnome-look.org

Install them in ~/.themes. If you don't have that directory, you need to create it before:

$ mkdir ~/.themes

Also there are a few themes packaged for Fedora. Try the following:

$ yum search gtk3-theme

$ yum search gnome-shell-theme

Look at the names in the list and install them with yum if you want to use them. For example:

$ sudo yum install zukitwo-gtk3-theme gnome-shell-theme-zukitwo

In all the cases, use gnome-tweak-tool to change the themes.

HTH,

Germán.

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Install via yum does not work (Fedora 20) - the zukitwo theme does not show up in gnome-tweak-tool.

jakob123 gravatar imagejakob123 ( 2014-04-13 07:00:24 -0500 )edit

It works fine in my Fedora 20.

skytux gravatar imageskytux ( 2014-04-13 12:26:37 -0500 )edit

hello, i am new to fedora 21 , how do i install those themes.zip in fedora21?

Muzaffar Khan gravatar imageMuzaffar Khan ( 2015-01-25 15:17:04 -0500 )edit

As I said in my answer, extract them in your ~/.themes folder.

skytux gravatar imageskytux ( 2015-01-26 18:02:36 -0500 )edit
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answered 2014-05-11 07:16:23 -0500

same here. I have installed and uninstalled these themes in the main themes folder and in the /.themes folder and tweak-tool does not see them.

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