Bisigi Project released 14 Great themes for ubuntu. The themes are applicable for any gnome desktop. In ubuntu you can directly install from ubuntu repositories. There are 14 different themes for Ubuntu 10.04 and all other linux distros specially Arch Linux, Frugalware, Mandriva.
A stable version of Ubuntu Lucid repository is available. Follow the post to install 14 stunning themes for Ubuntu Lucid, Karmic in just two steps.
Install Bisigi Themes for Ubuntu 10.04
For Install theme Just open your terminal [Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal]
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bisigi && sudo apt-get update
Then Just install the bisigi themes
sudo apt-get install bisigi-themes
For individual themes use the corresponding code
AquaDreams: sudo aptitude install aquadreams-theme Ubuntu Sunrise: sudo aptitude install ubuntu-sunrise-theme Bamboo-Zen: sudo aptitude install bamboo-zen-theme Step into Freedom: sudo aptitude install step-into-freedom-theme Tropical: sudo aptitude install tropical-theme Exotic: sudo aptitude install exotic-theme Balanzan: sudo aptitude install balanzan-theme Wild Shine: sudo aptitude install wild-shine-theme Infinity: sudo aptitude install infinity-theme Showtime: sudo aptitude install showtime-theme Orange: sudo aptitude install orange-theme Ellanna: sudo aptitude install ellanna-theme AirLines: sudo aptitude install airlines-theme
That is all Have Fun —!!
Bisigi Themes for Fedora 13
Unfortunately no direct repository available for fedora or any other linux distribution eventhough the theme is made for gnome. To install bisigi theme for fedora or any other linux distribution you want to use some trick.
Step 1: You want to install Murrine
Murrine Engine is a Gtk2 theme engine, using the Cairo vector graphics library. It comes by default with a modern glassy look, inspired by Venetian glass artworks, and is extremely customizable.
For that Just type
yum install gtk-murrine-engine
Step 2 : Just download the source of the theme from ubuntu
Carefull download the tar.gz file
Sources are Here
extract the tar.gz file .
You will get directories like Gtk, Icons, Wallpaper, debian Emerald etc..
Just right click on desktop -> change desktop background -> click on themes tab
you can see the current themes installed.
Drag the tar.gz files in the gtk folder and icons folder into the themes tab. Then it automatically get installed. Copy the wallpaper to your pictures folder and apply it as the desktop wallpaper. That is all. If you are using emerald as the theme manager you can install the emerald theme.
This method is applicable for Fedora . And similar procedure for all other distros like slackware, gentoo etc …
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