Best Ubuntu Themes: 10 Linux Icon Themes 2019

Install these best Ubuntu Themes – 10 Best Icon Themes – 2019. These are the top icon packs for Ubuntu Linux Systems. Use these icons to change the looks of your Ubuntu desktop – make it more beautiful.

  1. Arc Theme
  2. Numix Icon Theme
  3. Kylin Icon Theme
  4. Papirus Icon Theme
  5. Oranchelo Icon Theme
  6. Paper Icon Theme
  7. Arc-Flatabulous Theme
  8. Arc Red GTK Theme
  9. Vivacious Colors Icon Theme
  10. Shadow Icon Theme

Install Arc Theme On Ubuntu

Arc is a flat theme with transparent elements and comes in three
variants – Arc, Arc-Dark and Arc-Darker. Arc is a flat theme with
transparent elements for GTK 3, GTK 2 and Gnome-Shell which supports GTK
3 and GTK 2 based desktop environments like Gnome, Unity, Budgie,
Pantheon, XFCE, Mate, etc. Arc theme can be downloaded and installed on
Ubuntu Systems in three variants – Arc, Arc Dark and Arc Darker.

Install Arc Theme on Ubuntu

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install arc-theme

Install Arc Icon on Ubuntu

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/icons
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install arc-icons

Install Numix Icon Theme

You can easily install Numix Icon Packs in Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu Derivatives.

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To install all the Numix icons at once, run the following commands in Terminal:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:numix/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install numix-icon-theme numix-icon-theme-circle numix-icon-theme-shine numix-icon-theme-utouch

If you don’t want to install all the Numix icons and Numix themes, you can install selective ones. To do, just run the commands for the corresponding Numix icons.

Install Kylin Theme on Ubuntu

Kylin Icon Theme, inspired by the suru icon theme is a fabulous theme for Ubuntu Systems. The Kylin theme is available to download and install on Ubuntu (download link below).

Click to Install the Kylin Icon Theme on Ubuntu

NOTE: Installing Kylin icon theme also installs other Kylin-themed system UI tweaks such as Plymouth boot screen and GTK theme.

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If you don’t want to install all these additional UI parts, install the Kylin icon theme manually. Download the icons, extract it, and place the ‘ubuntukylin-icon-theme’ folder in to ‘~/.icons’ folder in the home directory. Please note that /.icons folder is hidden. Press Ctrl+h to see all the hidden directories and files.

Install Papirus Icon Theme On Ubuntu

Papirus Icon is derived from Sam Hewitt’s Paper Icon Theme. The icon
theme is designed to work with Unity, GNOME, Cinnamon and other GTK+
based desktop environments. A version for KDE users is also available.

papirus-theme

To install on Ubuntu 16.04 run the following commands in a new Terminal window:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:varlesh-l/papirus-pack
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install papirus-gtk-icon-theme

Once downloaded and installed, you can use the Papirus Ubuntu theme via Ubuntu Tweak/Unity Tweak Tool.

Install Oranchelo Icons

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You can install the theme on Ubuntu Systems, using Terminal. Run the following commands in Terminal to install the theme:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:oranchelo/oranchelo-icon-theme
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install oranchelo-icon-theme

Install Papirus Icons

Papirus Icon is derived from Sam Hewitt’s Paper Icon Theme. The icon
theme is designed to work with Unity, GNOME, Cinnamon and other GTK+
based desktop environments. A version for KDE users is also available.

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To install Papirus icons on Ubuntu, run the following commands in Terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:varlesh-l/papirus-pack
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install papirus-gtk-icon-theme

Install Paper Icons

Paper is a modern icon theme whose design is based around the use of
simple colours and geometry to compose icons. While it does take some
inspiration from Google’s Material Design icons, some design aspects
have been adjusted to better suit desktop viewing.

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Run the following commands in Terminal to install Paper Theme and Icons on Ubuntu:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:snwh/pulp
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install paper-icon-theme paper-gtk-theme

Install Arc-Flatabulous Theme on Ubuntu

Arc-Flatabulous theme is the Arc theme with Flatabulous window
controls. It is an ultra flat theme for Ubuntu Linux Systems.
Arc-Flatabulous theme is the Arc theme with Flatabulous window controls.
The Arc-Flatabulous is available in three variants – Arc-Flatabulous,
Arc-Flatabulous Dark and Arc-Flatabulous Darker.

arc-flatabulous

Noobslab PPA has created a PPA to install Arc-Flatabulous theme on
Linux Ubuntu Systems. Run the following commands in Terminal to install
the theme:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install arc-flatabulous-theme

Install Arc Red GTK Theme On Ubuntu

arc-red-theme

Arc Red flat theme for Ubuntu Linux, available in three variants –
Arc-Red, Arc-Red-Darker and Arc-Red-Dark. It is a red variation of
Horst3180’s Arc Theme. This version has a reduced color range, is mostly
gray and red. I developed this version especially for all those who use
linux on a Thinkpad.

Run the following commands to install Arc Red GTK Theme on Linux Ubuntu Systems:

$ sudo apt-get install autoconf automake libgtk-3-dev git
$ cd /opt
$ sudo git clone https://github.com/mclmzz/arc-theme-Red --depth 1 && cd arc-theme-Red
$ sudo ./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr
$ sudo make install
$ cd ..
$ sudo rm -Rf arc-theme-Red

Install Vivacious Colors Icon Theme On Ubuntu

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Vivacious Colors Icon Theme can be installed on Ubuntu, 15.04, 14.10,
14.04 Mint 17.1 etc by using the RAVEfinity PPA. Run the following
commands to install Vivacious Colors Icon Theme on Ubuntu Systems:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ravefinity-project/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vivacious-colors

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sudo apt-get install vivacious-folder-colors-addon

Install Shadow Icon Theme on Ubuntu

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Shadow icon theme can be installed manually. Simply download the
Shadow Icon Theme from developer github page and extract the downloaded
theme to /usr/share/icon directory. You can either place the theme
manually or run the foll0wing commands to extract and place it in icon
directory.

$ cd /usr/share/icons
$ sudo wget https://github.com/rudrab/Shadow/archive/v2.tar.gz
$ sudo tar -xzvf v2.tar.gz
$ sudo rm -Rf v2.tar.gz

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