I have been searching some themes for unity on ubuntu 13.04, the simplest way to install themes that I use is copying the theme into /usr/share/themes, this worked but just for a few themes, but not to this the UNION BLUE theme. I really be grateful if someone can explain me how to transform my unity into this.

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It would be really nice if a brave man explain this in the most detailed way and it would be even better if you explain how to change the panel like in the image. thanks.


I find Unity Tweak Tool very powerful read here: http://lifehacker.com/5982844/unity-tweak-tool-customizes-every-inch-of-your-ubuntu-desktop

Open up a terminal and do as follows:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:freyja-dev/unity-tweak-tool-daily
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool

Also check out this theme call elementaryish which I think is exactly what you are looking for: http://www.noobslab.com/2013/04/elementaryish-theme-for-ubuntu.html


You can also create a .themes directory in your home folder so you can extract and test theme sets without installing them to your root system, also make sure that the directory containing the gtk-2.0 or gtk-3.0 directory is the one copied into your theme folder...

Installing Tweak Ubuntu can make this easier also as it contains an option to install themes for you...

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