Install Tron Legacy and Aqua Themes for Gnome Shell 3.2 (Ubuntu/Fedora)

Installation of Gnome Shell Themes:
  • Backup /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme folder
  • Extract the archive and rename gnome-shell to theme
  • Copy this folder to /usr/share/gnome-shell/
  • Restart Gnome Shell by hitting Alt+F2, then type 'r' and Press Enter
  • You can also use Gnome Tweak Tool to install directly from zip file
You can also install theme selector extension and use gnome tweak tool to switch themes. Follow the instructions below (for Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot):
  • Run the following command: sudo apt-get install git-core
  • Install Gnome Tweak Tool by running following command: sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool
  • Download Gnome Shell extensions by running following command: git clone git://
  • Now access the directory from terminal by running following command: cd gnome-shell-extensions/
  • Finally run this command to install the extension: ./ --prefix=$HOME/.local --enable-extensions="user-theme"
  • Logout, come back and use Gnome Tweak Tool to switch themes.
Here is the Guide to Install Gnome Tweak Tool.

1: Tron Legacy Theme for Gnome Shell

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This is a GNOME Shell theme inspired by the film Tron Legacy.
Compatibility: GNOME 3.0.x/3.2.

2: Aqua Theme for Gnome Shell

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Aqua is a subtle light theme for Gnome Shell (Too much light?). The theme is compatible with the latest Gnome Shell 3.2.
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