Install the Fedora 10 Desktop Theme in Ubuntu

March 26, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
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One of the common complaints heard about Ubuntu is that some people just don't care for the brown theme that's applied by default. Many who have tried Fedora 10 have commented on the clean appearance of the theme. Thanks to the open source nature of Linux, it's not too hard to get your Ubuntu desktop to look like the one from Fedora 10. Read more

Download the Fedora 10 Wallpaper

March 25, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
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This post is part of the process to Install the Fedora 10 Theme in Ubuntu.

If you've tried the Fedora 10 Linux distribution, then you've seen the cool default Solar theme. The centerpiece of this theme is the Solar wallpaper. This wallpaper is available from the Fedora Artwork site. Read more

How To Install the Echo Icon Theme in Ubuntu

March 24, 2009 by · 2 Comments
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This post is part of the process to Install the Fedora 10 Theme in Ubuntu.

The Echo Icon Theme is an icon set created by the Fedora team to be used as the default Gnome Desktop icons for a Fedora Linux installation. This post will show you how to download these icons and install them on an Ubuntu system. Read more

How To Install the Nodoka Theme Engine in Ubuntu

March 23, 2009 by · 4 Comments
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This post is part of the process to Install the Fedora 10 Theme in Ubuntu.

Fedora 10 has a nice and clean theme that you might prefer over those available with a default install of Ubuntu. I'm going to show how to install Fedora's Nodoka theme engine. This howto is based on the one I found on the Ubuntu Unleashed website about installing the Nodoka theme for Ubuntu. I've modified the process to install the latest versions of the software available. As usual, this Ubuntu howto will require a bit of work from the command line. Read more

Install Fedora Cursor Theme in Ubuntu

December 13, 2008 by · 3 Comments
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This post is part of the process to Install the Fedora 10 Theme in Ubuntu.

I've recently been kicking the tires on Fedora 10. I've never been much of a fan of Ubuntu's default Human theme, but I though Fedora 10 looked great right from boot up of the Live CD. Fedora has a cool cursor theme where a little blue dot circles around your pointer when the computer is busy. Not happy to leave well enough alone, I went on a quest to add this cursor theme to my Ubuntu 8.04 installation. Although I haven't tested it, this should work on any other version of Ubuntu as well as most other Linux distros. Read more