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What do I use to change the theme in Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop the previous way through appearance icon is gone.

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Please separate these into two different questions. –  Marco Ceppi Jul 22 '11 at 19:12
    
Did you solve this issue? –  pl1nk Jun 24 '12 at 13:48

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11.04 with Unity: hit super + a and start typing appearance. It will come back with this:

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11.10 should be the same.

Alternatively you can go to the logout button, system settings and it will be under 'Personal`:

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I think I read in 11.10 this method have been moved elsewhere.

And to make sure it is installed. Open a terminal and type locate appearance. It should at least show a line with /usr/bin/gnome-appearance-properties. If not appearances is not installed and you could try Ubuntu Software Center to search for it. If it does type gnome-appearance-properties and see if that shows it.

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Tried typing appearance after pressing the super key and it say's nothing found and I don't get the results you do in the picture. –  chest069 Jul 22 '11 at 18:44
    
I clicked on the logout button and I am not offered a settings choice either. –  chest069 Jul 22 '11 at 18:45
    
So any other thoughts? –  chest069 Jul 22 '11 at 18:45
    
Thanks for the help. –  chest069 Jul 22 '11 at 18:45
    
see my super + a edit. Can you try that too please? –  Rinzwind Jul 22 '11 at 18:49

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