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I really like Elementary themes and I now want to install the Elementary theme on my new re-installation of Ubuntu. So when I typed this in

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install elementary-theme

and started the process it prompted:

Do you want to continue? [Y/n]

I then pressed y but it still aborted.

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Is there any other way to install the full theme or to fix this error?

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Have you tried this multiple times? – Alvin Row Oct 26 '10 at 14:05
yes, and it justs their a deb? – jnut Oct 26 '10 at 14:09
What PPA are you using? – Alvin Row Oct 26 '10 at 14:11

I found an alternative and in fact is better as the wallpapers are breathtaking and amazing. . sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install elementary-theme elementary-icon-theme elementary-wallpapers

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Did you add elementary ppa? – skalka Oct 26 '10 at 14:36

in case of elementary theme, compiz is not compatibile. window decoration is broken. elementary team work to eliminate gtk2 component in theme in all aspect. in this moment meny things is build-up on ppa so try "elementarysh" theme from in all, importing ppa just for theme is not smart move. if you like elementary os, try to install complete DE via ppa (is dally but verry stabile).

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What are you talking about? they haven't removed any gtk2 support. The theme doesn't support gtk 3.6 which is another story. It also doesn't have anything to do with compiz or anything you mention for that matter, window decorations are fine they're for metacity. – Uri Herrera Jun 16 '13 at 16:08
am say that they want to remuve, not is remuved. elementary default theme is not work with compiz (gtk2 component) window decoration is ugly – profiler1982 Jun 18 '13 at 12:25

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