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Posted on 09-03-2010
Filed Under (Debian & Ubuntu, General information) by Arun Bagul

Introduction – There are many beautiful GNOME desktop themes available for Ubuntu and other linux….

Step 1] Add repository –

root@me:~# add-apt-repository ppa:bisigi/ppa

*** Add following two lines in “/etc/apt/sources.list” file.

root@me:~# vi  /etc/apt/sources.list

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu karmic main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu karmic main

Step 2] Add the gpg key of repository –

root@me:~# gpg –keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:11371 –recv-key 881574DE && gpg -a –export 881574DE | apt-key add –

Step 3] Update the repo list and install the themes….

root@me:~# apt-get update

* To install all available themes plz run  this command….

root@me:~# apt-get install bisigi-themes

* To install indivisual themes.. (few best themes)

root@me:~# apt-get install showtime-theme

root@me:~# apt-get install balanzan-theme
root@me:~# apt-get install infinity-theme
root@me:~# apt-get install wild-shine-theme
root@me:~# apt-get install tropical-theme
root@me:~# apt-get install ubuntu-sunrise-theme
root@me:~# apt-get install aquadreams-theme

Step 4] How to activate/select theme.

Go to “System” –> “Preferences” –> “Appearance”  and select  your theme!!

** Enjoy

Thank you,
Arun Bagul

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