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December 22, 2015

The Best Dark Theme and Icon Combination on Linux Mint

The Best Dark Theme and Icon Combination on Linux Mint Cinnamon to get elegant visual look with the dark. This tutorial will guide you to combine Linux icon and theme to get the dark and beauty theme for Linux Mint Cinnamon 17.x.

Have you ever combine the Linux theme and icon from several popular theme on Linux? This combination of Linux theme will result the dark red for the desktop theme and will result the dark blue for the icon theme. For the border window you will have the WPS Office theme looks to all of your window.

The dark theme and icon combination preview on Linux Mint Cinnamon 17.3 Rosa

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The Best Dark Theme and Icon Combination on Linux Mint

So here we will give you a combination the dark elegant Linux theme and icon theme. To make your Linux Mint Cinnamon the dark theme you need to:
  1. Install Numix Cinnamon desktop theme (the dark red desktop theme). How to install this theme please see instruction read here
  2. Install Stylish Dark theme (it will provide the WPS tasted theme).  Instruction how to install please read here
  3. Install Vertex Dark theme (it will make your file manager become dark).  Instruction read here
  4. Optional: Install Loli Papelk icon theme (it gives you the cool icon theme). Instruction read here
Please Note: To Get The Best Dark Theme and Icon Combination on Linux Mint (our version) you need yo install all of theme desktop theme and icon theme mentioned above!

Final Themes Configuration for The Best Dark Theme and Icon Combination on Linux Mint

Open your themes preferences by clicking Start Menu >> Preferences >> System Settings >> Themes

Then configure your setting as follow (see picture below for detail):
  1. Window border: Stylish Dark WPS
  2. Icons: Loli Papelk
  3. Control: Vertex Dark
  4. Mouse Pointer: DMZ White
  5. Desktop: Numix Cinnamon

Final Themes Configuration for The Best Dark Theme and Icon Combination on Linux Mint

Close your Themes configuration window and see your file manager, application window and many more. All of window will become dark and very beauty Linux theme.

Application Window Preview After Implementing This Combination Theme

GIMP with dark window

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LibreOffice with dark window

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Qt Apps Also Dark, See Clementine Music Player Below

Clementine Music Player With Dark Window on Linux Mint

Install Loli-Papelk Ultra Flat Icons Theme on Linux Mint

How to Install Loli-Papelk Ultra Flat Icons Theme on Linux Mint Cinnamon 17.x. This article will guide you the way to install Loli-Papelk Ultra Flat Icons which is credited by Steftrikia on Linux Mint.

The Loli Papelk + Ultra Flat icons set is the default Linux icon theme used by LoliLinus OS which is contain many icon design to use. The folder icon theme, the app icon theme, also mime type or extension also available on this cool icon theme.

You can take benefit by using this icon theme to be installed on your Linux Mint.

Loli-Papelk Ultra Flat Icons Theme Preview on Linux Mint

Here are some capture for Loli Papelk icon theme which is installed on Linux Mint.
The folder and file preview
The folder and file preview for Loli Papelk Icon Theme

Loli Papelk App Icon Preview
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Download Ultra Flat Icon for Linux Mint

Download Loli-Papelk + Ultra-Flat-Icons Click Here. This file version updated on May 2015, you can see the change log here.

How to install this icon theme? Follow install instruction below:

Install Instruction for Ultra Flat Icon on Linux Mint

After download completed, you need to extract downloaded file.

From extracted file you will see a folder named "Loli-Papelk",
copy or move this folder into /usr/share/icons (you need root access to copy this folder). Just right click on the blank area of your file manager then select "Open as Root"

The next step after copying the folder is to activate your icon theme. Open your theme manager by clicking Start Menu >> Preferences >> System Settings >> Themes. Go to "Icons" section and select "Loli-Papelk" such as picture below and you are done!

loli papelk flat icon theme install instruction

December 21, 2015

Ways to Install Vertex Dark Cinnamon Theme for Linux Mint

Ways to Install Vertex Dark Cinnamon Theme for Linux Mint 17.x to get perfect dark theme for your Linux Mint.

Vertex is a theme for GTK 3, GTK 2, Gnome-Shell and Cinnamon. Vertex supports GTK 3 and GTK 2 based desktop environments like Unity, Gnome Shell, Gnome Classic, Gnome Fallback, Cinnamon, Mate, XFCE, Budgie, Pantheon, etc.

Vertex Linux theme comes with three variants to choose from. The default variant with dark header-bars, a light variant, and a dark variant.

Vertex Linux theme contains three variants:
  1. Vertex (dark header-bars and toolbars); 
  2. Vertex-Light (completely light); and 
  3. Vertex-Dark (completely dark). 
The theme supports Gnome 3.10, 3.12, 3.14 and 3.16, aswell as Ubuntu and Elementary OS Freya. For Ubuntu 14.04, please use the 3.10 version and for Elementary OS Freya, please use the 3.14 version. Chrome/Chromium and Frefox themes are included.

Vertex Dark Theme Preview on Linux Mint Cinnamon

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Ways to Install Vertex Dark Cinnamon Theme for Linux Mint

There are two steps of how to install Vertex Dark Theme for Linux Mint Cinnamon: First, you need to add the PPA to your Linux system. Second, you need to set up your Vertex theme.

Add the PPA and install the Vertex Linux theme using Terminal and type:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vertex-theme
 

How to Activate Vertex Theme for Linux Mint Cinnamon

After installing your theme you need to setup your current Linux theme and set it up for Vertex dark theme.

Open Themes window by clicking Start Menu >> Preferences >> System Settings >> Themes
A window like this will appear:

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Adjusting the theme preference

From the "Themes" window above, you need to select or choose three settings as follow:
  1. Window borders: Vertex Dark
  2. Control: Vertex Dark
  3. Desktop: Vertex
For the icons, it is up to you which icon you select. You can use Elementary OS icon theme for clear and retina ready, for me I prefer Moka icon theme for Linux.

How to Install Numix Cinnamon Desktop Theme Linux Mint

How to Install Numix Cinnamon Dark Desktop Theme on Linux Mint 17.x. Numix is a well known desktop theme and icon theme set for Linux which has nice icon and interface. Now here will be explained the ways to install Numix Cinnamon desktop theme on Linux Mint.

Numix Cinnamon theme is originally concept by Numix Project. This Numix Cinnamon theme for Linux Mint provide black elegant color with red color for highlighted item. The font which is used by this theme also clear enough to read.

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How to Install Numix Cinnamon Desktop Theme Linux Mint

This Numix Cinnamon theme officially provided by Linux Mint theme and you can install this dark desktop theme for Linux Mint using these steps:
  1. Go to your Themes setting window by clicking Start Menu >> Preferences >> System Settings >> Themes
  2. Click on the "Add/remove desktop themes"
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  1. Now a "Desktop themes" window will appear. Click the Available themes (online). Select or give check mark for "Numix Cinnamon" to download and install this theme. Please note that you need an internet connection to download.
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  1. Click on the "Install or update selected items" to start download and install selected theme.
  2. If you have finished, please close "Desktop themes" window and leave the "Themes" window. Now you need to activate Numix Cinnamon theme and you can activate it from "Themes" window by selecting Numix Cinnamon from the "Desktop" section.
  3. You have done!

How to Install Elementary OS Icon Theme on Linux Mint 17

How to Install Elementary OS Icon Theme on Linux Mint 17.x Cinnamon will be explained here. Elementary icon themes is icons which is used by default in the Elementary OS distro.

Elementary OS icons theme can be installed on your Linux Mint so will have the new icon theme with both light and dark icon theme. It is an icon theme designed to be smooth, sexy, clear, and efficient for elementary OS.

Elementary OS has desktop interface with cool icons. The design is very deliberate and extremely functional. It is something of a hybrid, though, as it is inspired by Apple's OS X but based on Debian Ubuntu.

Some Elementary OS Icon Theme Preview

You can see Elementary OS icon theme preview here before install:

Disclaimer:

Please note that these awesome screen shoot is taken with Stylish Dark Theme for Linux Mint and using Vertex Dark "Controls" on the Themes preferences.

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Preview of the Elementary OS folder icon look like this:

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The Elementary OS Icon for Application Mime on Linux Mint

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Elementary icon set is default icon in Elementary OS which is provided by Danrabbit. Elementary icons offers over 7,500+ icons for Linux desktop. There are two versions of Elementary one is "Elementary" it can be used with light themes and dark themes.

Elementary OS Icon Theme Feature

  1. Tons of new -symbolic icons
  2. Emoticons
  3. Brand new folders
  4. Updated apps
  5. Less symlinks
  6. Revamped Mimetypes
  7. More icons in more sizes
  8. Merging changes from Humanity
  9. new mono icons including new monos for dark panels
  10. Better horizontal spacing for panel icons
  11. More and Better app icons

How to Install Elementary Icon Theme on Linux Mint 17.x

For you who love Elementary OS icon themes and want it to be installed on your Linux Mint, you need to add PPA from Terminal. Open your Linux Terminal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T then type these command.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/icons
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install elementary-icons
 

Setting Up Elementary OS Icon Themes on Linux Mint

After installing Elementary IS icon theme on Linux Mint, now you need to configure your Themes preferences on Linux Mint.

Open your Themes preferences by clicking Start Menu >> Administration >> Preferences >> Themes

On the icon section, please select the "elementary" or "elementary mono dark" and you have completed this Linux Mint tutorial. See the first picture above for detail!

December 13, 2015

Download and Install Stylish Dark Theme for Linux Mint

Download and Install Stylish Dark Theme for Linux Mint. If you love dark themes for your Linux, this is the best desktop theme choice for Linux. Read here how to install Stylish Dark themes on Linux Mint.

Stylish Dark theme is inspired by the dark standard theme form of WPS Office which offers you to modernize and refresh your desktop by providing a choice of three options.

The theme is fully integrated and tested on many popular desktops, including Cinnamon, Mate, Xfce. It was developed for the combination with most desktop environments on GTK2/3 from the box.

The Change Log:
2014/12/08 v0.1
The first version
2014/12/13 v0.2
Add green and Orange version
2015/02/07 v0.3
Add support for gtk3.14 desktops (ubuntu15.04, gnome3.14 ...)
2015/02/08 v0.4
Fixed bugs:
1. Can't see wallpaper on gtk3.14 desktop.
2. The windows control button preview color is white.
3. Black background on ubuntu14.04 windows.
2015/03/21 v0.5
Change the style of menu-bar
FIxed bug: No background of ubuntu force quit window.
Auto update
2015/11/03 v0.6
Support for gtk3.16 desktops(ubuntu15.10,gnome3.16...)

Below is the Stylish Dark theme preview on Linux Mint with Moka icon theme.

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How to Download & Install Stylish Dark Theme on Linux Mint:

Please add PPA from Linux Terminal to download and install Stylish Dark Theme for your Linux Mint. Open Terminal and type:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install stylishdark-theme
 

How to Change Theme to Stylish Dark Theme on Linux Mint

After installation using Terminal such as above, now you can implement that desktop theme by clicking Start Menu >> Preferences >> System Settings >> Theme

On Window Borders, and Controls select the "StylishDark-wps".. Done! You're now have Stylish Dark theme implemented on your Linux Mint system.

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Stylish Dark Desktop Theme Review for Linux

His is very nice and good looking desktop theme for Linux, almost perfect and elegant theme. Especially like how you deal with the squares behind icons in the launcher (appear if active) and the application switcher (alt+tab).

Stylish Dark themes is pretty much because it is included three different colour schemes so you can choose as you want.

December 6, 2015

Download Microsoft Office 2013 Theme for LibreOffice

Download + Install Microsoft Office 2013 Theme for LibreOffice on Linux. As we may know, LibreOffice is the best office application for Linux which allow you to change the theme and icon. This will guide you how to install Microsoft Office 2013 theme for LibreOffice.

LibreOffice is a powerful office suite; Its clean interface and its powerful tools let you unleash your creativity and grow your productivity. LibreOffice embeds several applications that make it the most powerful Free and Open Source Office suite on the market. LibreOffice is familiar for Linux users as Micosoft Office alternative besides OpenOffice and WPS Office.

This is an icons theme to make LibreOffice look like Office 2013. Compatible with LibreOffice versions 4.x to 5.x.
06-febr-2015  : first release
13-aug-2015  : many icons improved
24-sept-2015 : minor update

LibreOffice is developed by users who, just like you, believe in the principles of Free Software and in sharing their work with the world in non-restrictive ways. At the core of these principles are the four essential freedoms and the tenets of The Document Foundation's Next Decade Manifesto [pdf].

LibreOffice is a powerful office suite; its clean interface and powerful tools let you unleash your creativity and grow your productivity. LibreOffice embeds several applications that make it the most powerful Free & Open Source Office suite on the market: Writer, the word processor, Calc, the spreadsheet application, Impress, the presentation engine, Draw, our drawing and flowcharting application, Base, our database and database frontend, and Math for editing mathematics.

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How to Install Microsoft Office 2013 Theme OLibreOffice on Linux

All you need to is overwrite your older file with this new one. Please make sure that you use "Tango" them for current theme of LibreOffice.
Check your setting by opening LibreOffice, then click menu: Tools >> Option >> LibreOffice >> View , you have select "Tango" for icon size and style. Close your LibreOffice then follow these steps to install:

For LibreOffice 4.4 Follow This:

  1. Download Microsoft Office 2013 theme package completely click here (see the "download" button at the top corner of your browser)
  2. Extract downloaded file, you will have flat_logo.svg, intro.png, and images_tango.zip
  3. Copy flat_logo.svg, and intro.png file into /opt/libreoffice4.4/program (note: please make a backup first if you want to revert back)
  4. Copy images_tango.zip file into /opt/libreoffice4.4/share/config (note: please make a backup copy to old file first if you want to revert back)