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I've downloaded some GTK themes from and I can't see any instructions on how to install them. For additional information I am running Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, have Ubuntu Tweak already installed. Thanks for any help!

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Home. Was just checking out your question, If you downloaded themes from the source in your link, this will cause you more trouble as they are GTK2 themes. You need GTk3 w/GTK2 to work properly in 12.10 – stephenmyall Oct 23 '12 at 13:13
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i guess if it is supported by your desktop you can easily run nautilus with admin rights:

  • gksu nautilus

then just go to usr/share/themes folder and unzip files you have downloaded from site. Use gnome-tweak-tool ot ubuntu tweak to chose themes or you can add webupd8theme repository by

  • sudo apt-add-repository ppa:webupd8team/themes && sudo apt-get update

and install themes via synaptic package manager -just search for themes.

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Thanks mate! (I'm Aussy so it doesn't sound weird) – Brenton Horne Oct 23 '12 at 13:03

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