(Arc-Flatabulous) – Combination of Arc & Flatabulous GTK Theme for Linux Desktop

3a) Install Arc-Flatabulous GTK Theme on Linux

Arc-Flatabulous GTK Theme has support all the major Linux distribution such as Arch Linux Ubuntu 15.04, 15.10 & 16.04, LinuxMint 18.0, elementary OS Freya, Gentoo, Fedora 21-24, openSUSE 13.2, Leap 42.1 and Tumbleweed & Debian 8, Testing or Unstable. So, just clone the source from developer github page and install.

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$ cd /opt
$ sudo git clone https://github.com/andreisergiu98/arc-flatabulous-theme && cd arc-flatabulous-theme
$ sudo ./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr
$ sudo make install
$ cd ..
$ sudo rm -Rf arc-flatabulous-theme

4) Choose the Theme

Finally choose the theme based on the desktop environment tool to activate it.

  • GNOME Desktop: Gnome Tweak Tool >> Appearance >> Choose the theme from the drop-down box followed by “GTK+” >> Finally close the App
  • Unity Desktop: Unity Tweak Tool >> Appearance >> Theme >> Choose the desired theme from the list >> Finally close the App
  • Cinnamon Desktop: Menu >> Appearances >> System Settings >> Theme >> Choose the desired theme from the drop-down box on “Window borders”, “Controls” & “Desktop”>> Finally close the System Settings
  • LXDE Desktop: Menu >> Appearances >> Customize Look and Feel >> Widget >> Choose the desired theme from the list >> Apply >> Finally close
  • XFCE Desktop: Menu >> Settings >> Appearance >> Style “Choose the desired theme from the list” >> Finally close

5) Arc-Flatabulous GTK Theme Screen Shot Tour

See below, Arc-Flatabulous GTK Theme with basic one Arc-Flatabulous variant.

Arc Red GTK Theme with Arc-Flatabulous-Darker Variant.

Arc Red GTK Theme with Arc-Flatabulous-Dark Variant.


About Prakash Subramanian

Prakash Subramanian is a Linux lover and has 3.5+ years of experience in linux server administration with major Linux distribution such as (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu). He is currently working as a Senior L2 Linux Server administrator.

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