How to install Unity 8 theme on Linux

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How to install Unity 8 theme on Linux

If you want to recreate the unity 8 inspired themes on your Linux based system. But, you don’t know how to install unity 8 themes on Linux.

You can follow this article for installing a beautiful and inspired Unity 8 theme on your Linux based computer.

Follow the steps to install Unity 8 theme in Linux

Follow the below steps to install Unity 8 theme in Linux.

  1. Open your Linux based terminal.
  2. If you have no zip file of the Unity theme then you can download the Unity 8 theme zip file from GitHub. Follow the below command for downloading the Unity 8 theme.

    wget https://github.com/B00merang-Project/Unity8/archive/master.zip

  3. After that, you need to unzip the Unity 8 theme zip file in the theme folder for your user. Follow the below command for unzipping.

    unzip master.zip -d .themes/

  4. If you need to install the Unity 8 theme for all Users, then you need to follow the command for unzipping the Unity 8 theme in Linux.

    sudo unzip master.zip -d /usr/share/themes/

After installing the Unity 8 inspired theme on Linux, then you need to set or change the theme on your Linux based Computer.

Follow the below command for changing the theme in your system.

Unity – gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme “Unity8-master

Gnome – gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme “Unity8-master and gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences theme “Unity8-master

XFCE – xfconf-query -c xsettings -p /Net/ThemeName -s “Unity8-master

How to uninstall the Unity 8 theme on linux

Follow the below commands for uninstalling Unity 8 theme on linux

Uninstall the themes for your user

rm -Rf .themes/Unity8-master/

Uninstall the Unity 8 theme for all users

sudo rm -Rf /usr/share/themes/Unity8-master

If you want to return on your previous state theme, then follow the below command

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme “Radiance”