Transform Your Ubuntu with Windows 10 Look


Give this cool GTK theme a try!

We try so many themes always, Flat themes, Transparent themes, Dark themes, Mac OS look-a-like themes. Then why not a Windows 10 GTK theme for a change with fluent design.

This Windows 10 GTK (3.26+) theme is created by b00merang with a icon theme pack which can give your Ubuntu installation a complete makeover like Windows 10’s fluent design. It comes with both light and a dark version of the theme.

This theme supports below list of desktop environments :

  • Gnome
  • Cinnamon
  • Unity
  • Openbox
  • Mate
  • Xfce

Windows 10 Theme

Here is a look with default GNOME Shell running in Ubuntu 18.10 with light version of theme. It looks so good and feels very productive.

GNOME Shell – Windows 10 Look

If you are a fan of GNOME Flashback Metacity (classic version of GNOME), here is a look of both light and dark version of this theme with its own icon pack:

GNOME Flashback Metacity – Windows 10 Look

Dark Version

GNOME Flashback Metacity – Windows 10 Look – Dark

How to download and install

Below instructions applies for Ubuntu, Mint, elementary and all Linux distributions.

  • Download the Windows 10 theme pack via below link:

Windows 10 Theme Light
Windows 10 Theme Dark

  • Download the Windows 10 icon pack from below link:

Windows 10 – Icon Pack

After downloading, extract the themes and icons. Rename the extracted folders as “Windows-10-theme”, “Windows-10-theme-dark”, “windows-10-icons”.

  • Copy the entire theme folder to
/usr/share/themes
  • Copy the entire icon folder to
/usr/share/icons

Apply

After copying, open Gnome Tweaks tool and apply the themes and icons. Enjoy!

Also do let us know whether you like this theme or not.

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