How to customise your ubuntu 16.04 desktop ? - Ts Read

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

How to customise your ubuntu 16.04 desktop ?

Ubuntu has an old type look and ubuntu user generally want to customize it.So here something usefull for all ubuntu users here in the link below

Ubuntu is a great operating system but its old type look is what bothers most of its users.

By Using the following commands and you can make your ubuntu desktop looks cool : 


Open a terminal window

Update your system

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

Add the Variery wallpaper changer ppa
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:peterlevi/ppa

Add the noobslab icons themes ppa

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/icons

Add the noobslab gtk themes ppa

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes

Add the paper themes ppa

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:snwh/pulp

Add the numix themes ppa

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:numix/ppa

Add the ravefinity project themes ppa

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ravefinity-project/ppa

Update your package list

sudo apt update 

Install the gtk themes

sudo apt install ultra-flat-theme paper-gtk-theme numix-gtk-theme ambiance-flat-colors radiance-flat-colors

Install the gtk themes

sudo apt install vivacious-colors-gtk-dark vivacious-colors-gtk-light ambiance-blackout-flat-colors

Install the icons themes

sudo apt install numix-icon-theme numix-icon-theme-circle vivacious-colors vibrancy-colors faenza-icon-theme faience-icon-theme

Install Ubuntu restricted extras

sudo apt install ubuntu-restricted-extras

Install unity tweak variety gimp vlc qbittorrent guake and synapse

sudo apt install unity-tweak-tool variety gimp vlc qbittorrent guake synapse

  • Add the guake drop down terminal to the startup applications
  • Open unity tweak tool and select your favotite theme

  • Open and configure the synapse launcher

  • Open and configure the variety wallpaper changer

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