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Top Six Gnome Shell Themes for Gnome Shell 3.10

The new Gnome 3.10 is good with its default theme Adwaita. But there are lot of nice themes available at deviantart to customize gnome shell. Most of the themes are compatable with Gnome shell 3.10. Here is a list of stunning themes for Gnome Shell 3.10.

Gnome tweak tool is used to apply a new theme to gnome shell. Also User theme extension must be installed and active. Just go to extensions.gnome.org with firefox and switch on the user themes extension . Then download a Gnome shell theme from developers website and extract to the directory .themes in your home directory (~/.themes). If the directory is not exist then just create using Nautilus.

Gnome Shell 3.10 Themes

1. Elegance Colors.


Elegance Colors is the chameleonic theme for Gnome Shell created by satya164 (Satyajit Sahoo).

This theme can adopt the color from Current Wallpaper to the theme. There is a control panel to change the color manualy. And Imagemagic Library is used to extract the color from wallpaper. User can also define the color using the Control Panel.

Compatability : 3.6, 3.8, 3.10


Ubuntu users can install Elegance Colors from our themes PPA using the following commands,

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:satyajit-happy/themes
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-theme-elegance-colors

Fedora and OpenSUSE users can add the appropriate repo from opensuse build service – download.opensuse.org/reposito… and install the package gnome-shell-theme-elegance-colors via the distro’s package manager.

2. XGnome Enhanced 3.10


XGnome Enhanced is created by Edson A. Santos

It is a nice modification of the default Gnome shell theme Adwaita. This theme looks black, clean, Minimalistic appearance to Gnome shell.

Compatibility: 3.4, 3.6, 3.8, 3.10

Download XGnome Enhanced 3.10 from Deviant Art.

3. Viva Blue 3.10


Viva Blue is created by newfyworld2 from USA.

This is theme is Based on the previous versions of VIVA Theme for Gnome shell 3.6. The very base of this theme is also Adwaita but it looks great on Gnome shell 3.10

Compatibility: 3.6, 3.8, 3.10

Download Viva Blue for Deviant Art

4. Archway-3.10
Archway is nice Clean Black and Blue theme based on Zen-nokto . Archway is created by Charles Bowman from UK.

Compatibility: 3.10

Download Archway from Deviant Art

5. Zukiwi



A very nice looking cool theme combines modern design with functionality. This theme is created by Lars Kongo Sweden. For complete perfection using the same GTK Theme with Faenza Icons.

Compatibility: 3.10

Downlaod Zukiwi from Gnome Looks

6. Zukitwo


It is the most popular theme for Gnome shell all time. This theme is created by Lars Kongo Sweden. This theme started development with Gnome 3.0 itself. It gives a fresh looks to the Gnome Shell.

Compatibility: 3.10

Download Zukiwo from gnome Looks

There are other themes for Gnome shell like Nokoto, Gnome Shell Elune etc …

You can always experiment with them. A Nice GTK Theme and Icon Theme is required for the complete makeover of Gnome Shell to a nice looking Superb Desktop. Lot of GTK Themes are now available for download also.

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