Plastiq Gnome Shell Theme for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin/Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot/Linux Mint Lisa 12/Fedora

Installation of Theme:
  • Type in Terminal: "sudo nautilus"
  • 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):
  • 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.

Changelog v0.8:
  • Gnome-Shell Theme
  • Gtk2 theme now more consistent with gtk3 style
  • -buttons, toolbars, menus, tabs-
  • (I mean, now you almost shouldn't be able to notice
  • whether you are on a gtk2 or gtk3 app)
  • Inkscape SpinButton text fixed
  • New textfield style
  • Firefox text fields ugly white background removed
  • Tweaked metacity theme

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