I saw this picture in some question before. I tried searching for what desktop it is but I couldn't figure out. Does anyone know?


  • The desktop is unity. I'm trying to find the name of the theme right now. – user145166 Jun 28 '14 at 15:18
  • !!! that's normal unity?! – Mina Michael Jun 28 '14 at 15:19
  • Yes, but themed with a metalic theme. – user145166 Jun 28 '14 at 15:20
  • wow! never thought it'd be unity because the dash button is small and the X _ [] are shifted to the left. ...so the theme is called "metalic"? – Mina Michael Jun 28 '14 at 15:21
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    Unity but is is an OLD one (the dash button has since then moved to the launcher) – Rinzwind Jun 28 '14 at 15:23

The desktop environment in that image, which you probably found in this answer, is Unity 5 (which was the Ubuntu 11.04 version) that had a smaller dash icon, as you can see in this image:

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The highlight color was changed from the default orange to a light blue with a tool like ccsm or ubuntu-tweak-tool. Both of these can be found on the Ubuntu Software Center.

Also, a metacity (window decoration) metalic-looking theme has been installed. The buttons are the default unity ones.

  • ...I've been chasing it for quite some time because I thought of it as a lightweight desktop which is very similar to unity! turns out to be unity itself!! chase is over XD – Mina Michael Jun 28 '14 at 15:47

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