Flatabulous – Best Flat Theme for Ubuntu

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Flatabulous is a new GTK theme said to be the best flat theme for Ubuntu and other Gnome based Linux Systems.

The theme is based on the Ultra-Flat theme. It was designed specially for the Unity environment on Ubuntu. Here are some screenshots:

Flatabulous theme

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Like theme? Below is how to install the GTK theme as well as Ultra-Flat icon theme:

1. Download the GTK theme from the link below:

Flatabulous Theme Zip

Then extract the archive so that you have the result folder shown below:

flatabulous-source

2. Open a new Nautilus (file browser) window. Press Ctrl+H to view hidden file folders, and create .themes folder under user’s Home directory if not exist.

user-themes-folder

3. Move Flatabulous-master folder from the Downloads folder to .themes folder.

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OK, now apply the theme by launching Unity Tweak Tool (available in Software Center) and navigate to Theme page.

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For the Icon Theme, go to:

noobslab icon repository page

Select download .deb package for ultra-flat-icons, ultra-flat-icons-green, or ultra-flat-icons-orange. Finally install it via Ubuntu Software Center.

For those who prefer adding a PPA, open terminal and run below commands one by one to get the icon theme:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/icons

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install ultra-flat-icons ultra-flat-icons-green ultra-flat-icons-orange

Also apply the icons via Unity Tweak Tool -> Icons page.

via: github.com/anmoljagetia/Flatabulous

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