As you may already know that Ubuntu is switching back to Gnome, this is the transition time for Ubuntu to switch back. Some creators are motivated and creating themes for Gnome desktop, which is a good thing and hopefully we shall see plenty of Gnome themes and icons around soon. As its name shows "Minwaita" it is minimal/compact version of Adwaita theme, the theme is available after some enhancements to make Gnome more sleek and more vanilla Gnome experience without moving to away from Adwaita's design. This theme is compatible with Gnome 3.20 and up versions. This theme was released back in November, 2016 and still in continuous development that means if you find any problem or bug in the theme then report it to get it fixed in the next update. Obsidian-1 icons used in the following screenshots.

Additional tweaks in the theme which includes:
  • Window shadow being reduced to get rid of the "dirty" look it would make windows have
  • Window buttons from the Vertex theme have been imported for a (divisely) cooler look
  • The appmenu icon in the topbar is hidden with spacing accounted for
  • Spacing between third-party indicators and the aggregate menu have been tweaked to make it all appear uniform
  • Dash to Dock dock shrinkage rules have been imported to make the dock smaller
  • Additional Dash to Dock styling to make the dock feel more "complete"

Available for Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty/16.10 Yakkety/16.04 Xenial/Linux Mint 18/other related Ubuntu derivatives
To install Minwaita Theme in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the terminal:

That's it
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