Transforming Ubuntu into heaven

There is a reason I’m writing this post.

On Quora, there was a question – “What are some awesome things Python can do?”, I wrote an answer which wasn’t attractive at all. I failed to write an awesome answer. I went deep and wrote about the thing which I did using Python.

It seems that people like answers of 1 or 2 line.

Well, after writing the answer, I got several messages about my Ubunut’s look. People were asking – “How did you make your ubuntu so sleek?”

So, this post is basically about – Making your ubuntu’s look awesome and sleek, just like I’ve.

First of all, let me show you some images of the distro which I’m using.

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So, do you want to make your ubuntu’s look just like the above slides ?

Well, it’s very easy to do. Just follow the below steps, and you’ll get everything you want.

STEP 1 : Type or Paste the below lines in your Terminal one by one.


sudo add-apt-repository ppa:numix/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install numix-gtk-theme numix-icon-theme-circle
sudo apt-get install numix-wallpaper-notd

STEP 2 : Installing Unity Tweak Tool for configuring themes and icons easily. Just type the given commands in your terminal.

sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool

STEP 3 : Now search Unity Tweak Tool from your Dash and click on it to open.

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STEP 4 : After opening Unity Tweak Tool, you’ll see a section named “Appearance” where Icons and Themes will be mentioned, so, now just follow the slides to change the Theme and Icon set of Ubuntu.

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We are going good, we just changed icon set and theme of Ubuntu. But if you want to make you desktop screen just like I have then you have to  install a new theme : Libra Dark and change the option of Numix to Libra Dark from

 Appearance -- Themes -- Libra Dark 

Steps for installing Libra Dark in Ubuntu :

STEP 1 : Type or Paste the below lines in your Terminal one by one.

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

STEP 2 : You can change it now,as  you know everything 😀

CONGRATS! You changed your ubuntu theme and made it more awesome.

Keep Loving Open Source 🙂

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