Gnome Shell Theme: Elegance Colors Has Been Released

Elegance Colors is a highly customizable Gnome Shell Theme, supported by Gnome Shell 3.6 and Gnome Shell 3.8.

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The user can change the panel text color, the border color, buttons colors, set theme roundness, enable or disable drop shadows and other things, via the configuration GUI. There are some predefined presets, like: Google, Numix, Pantheon, Gaia, Dark Shine, Clear, Matte, Tron Legacy and Ubuntu Phone which change the theme’s face completely. (from

To install The Elegance Colors Theme on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Linux Mint 15 Olivia and Linux Mint 14 Nadia, do:

To install the theme, you need to have Gnome Shell User already installed. If not, do:

$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-extensions

Install Elegance Colors Gnome Shell Theme:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:satyajit-happy/themes
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-theme-elegance-colors

After the installation is finished, start the Elegance Colors theme daemon. (do this once, after you have installed the theme):

$ elegance-colors

Set the Elegance Colors theme as the default Gnome Shell Theme, with Gnome Tweak Tool:

$ gsettings set name 'elegance-colors'

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