Nitrux Theme on Linux
Nitrux Theme on Linux

All the below top 20 themes are filtered as the best themes for Linux Operating System. The below is the top 20 best  Linux theme for  Ubuntu and Mint with installation and downloads. These themes will give a new and unique feel from previous ones. So let’s have a look at top 20 Linux themes for Ubuntu and Mint. We will also include installation method whether it is a downloadable file or some commands to run.

Number 20: MASALLA ICON THEME

MASALLA ICON THEME o Linux is a flat theme with sharp colors. It will give a new feel on your Ubuntu or Mint. We have got a downloadable file for you to h=install it on your PC. You can also have a look at the screenshot below to decide about installing it.

Download MASALLA ICON THEME from here.

 

MASALLA ICON THEME
MASALLA ICON THEME

Number 19: Numix theme for Linux

Numix is another cool theme to give a try. It has Numix round icons which look beautiful as compared to square icons. This theme is decorated with Numix colors. You will love to have it on your Linux. Below are a screenshot and installation command for Numix Linux theme.

Installation commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:numix/ppa  

sudo apt update  

sudo apt install numix-gtk-theme

 

Numix Icon Theme for Linux
Numix Icon Theme for Linux

 

Number 18: Paper theme for Linux

The paper theme has a flat design. This theme has its own icons, cursors, and colors to make your Ubuntu or Mint beautiful. On top of it, Paper theme also support Shell theme so that you can select it as Shell theme from Tweak Tool > Themes by using user themes extension.

You can download and install Paper theme from this link.

Paper theme for Linux
Paper theme for Linux

 

Number 17: VIVACIOUS COLORS ICON THEME

VIVACIOUS COLORS ICON THEME got the 17th position in our list due to its Vivid and beautiful interface. It has its own colors which you will definitely like.

Installation commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ravefinity-project/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install vivacious-colors

 

VIVACIOUS COLORS ICON THEME
VIVACIOUS COLORS ICON THEME

 

Number 16: SQUARE 2.0 ICON PACK theme for Linux

SQUARE 2.0 ICON PACK is at 16th position in our list of top 20 Linux themes for Ubuntu and Mint. IT has a beautiful user interface just like other themes. Its Square icons will look good to those who like square icons rather than round or circle icons. It has its own colors to make your experience colorful.

Commands to install:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/icons2

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install square-icons

 

SQUARE 2.0 ICON PACK
SQUARE 2.0 ICON PACK

 

Number 15: Shadow Icon theme for Linux

We have SHADOW ICON THEME at number 15 in our list. It follows the same of the flat user interface. It is another theme in flat icons theme list. It provides a relaxing experience to Linux users whether they are on Ubuntu or Mint. Have a look at below screenshot.

Install SHADOW ICON THEME:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/icons

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install shadow-icon-theme

 

SHADOW ICON THEME
SHADOW ICON THEME

 

Number 14: Dalisha Icon theme for Linux

DALISHA ICON THEME managed to get the 14th number on our list. We put it on number 14 due to its beautiful design and cool icons. You can have a look at screenshot given below before applying it.

Installation commands for DALISHA ICON THEME:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/icons

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install dalisha-icons

 

DALISHA ICON THEME
DALISHA ICON THEME

 

Number 13: Uniform Icon theme for Linux

UNIFORM ICON THEME has a flat interface with fabulous icons. It will amaze you after applying it. Don’t worry about the name of this theme, nothing is uniform in this theme. You can give it a try and tell us about your opinion.

Install it:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/icons2

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install uniform-icons

 

UNIFORM ICON THEME
UNIFORM ICON THEME

 

Number 12: XENLISM WildFire Icon theme for Linux

 

We have XENLISM WILDFIRE ICON THEME at the 12th number. It is a colorful and vivid theme and has a great look. If you like minimalistic themes, then it is for you.

Install commands:

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 90127F5B

echo "deb http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/xenlism-wildfire/repo deb/" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install xenlism-wildfire-icon-theme

 

XENLISM WILDFIRE ICON THEME
XENLISM WILDFIRE ICON THEME

 

Number 11: MOKA theme for Linux

MOKA managed to get number 11 on our list. It has a great and beautiful user interface. It is developed by Sam Hewitt, a popular person in theme making. You will love it after applying. Just have a look at the screenshot.

Installation commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:moka/daily

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install moka-icon-theme

 

MOKA theme
MOKA theme

 

Number 10: Flat-Plat theme for Linux

Flat-Plat is another theme with a flat user interface. As you can see in the screenshot below, it has truly flat interface just like Adapta, which we have covered up in the previous post. Flat-Plat is available for Gnome, so make sure to install the correct version.

Install:

For Gnome 3.20

For Gnome 3.16

Fro Gnome 3.18

 

Flat-Plat
Flat-Plat

 

Number 9: Lexis on Linux

Lexis is another great theme to use on Linux Ubuntu and Linux Mint. What makes it different is that it has colorful toolbars. Have a look at the screenshot and then decide whether you want to install it or not. It comes with just Shell themes, so if you have user extension for themes, you can select it as shell theme from Tweak Tool > Themes.

Installation:

It works only on Gnome, so download and extract it in /usr/share/themes

Download

 

Lexis theme for Linux
Lexis theme for Linux

 

Number 8: Flatabulous on Linux

Flatabulous Theme managed to get 8th position in our list. It has a good look wit ultra flat icons. It has an amazing set of icons available in green, blue, orange and light orange colors. It is suitable for Gnome-shell which is nearly 75% of all Linux distros.

Installation commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/icons

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install ultra-flat-icons ultra-flat-icons-green ultra-flat-icons-orange

 

Flatabulous Theme
Flatabulous Theme

 

Number 7: Luv theme on Linux

Luv got number 7 in our list of top 20 themes for Ubuntu and Mint. It is a GTK based theme and has a material look and icons. The icons cover all through the operating system. Material design lover would love it.

Installation:

You can download it from this link and apply.

 

Luv
Luv

 

Number 6: Color UI theme on Linux

Color UI is another theme inspired by the flat user interface. Color UI was made with maximum usability in mind and offer a great user experience. It is suitable for those who want the elegant simple theme that does not look broken with flat UI.

Download: Download it and extract in  /usr/share/themes and apply it. Click here to download.

Color UI theme for Linux
Color UI theme for Linux

 

Number 6: PLATEAU on Linux

As the name suggests, it a flat UI theme. If you are not satisfied with above mentioned flat UI themes, you may want to give it a try. It has a lot to offer. Below is a screenshot was taken after applying this theme.

Download it from here.

 

PLATEAU icon theme for Linux
PLATEAU icon theme for Linux

 

Number 5: SIMPLE theme for Linux

For those who like a simple UI, SIMPLE Linux theme is for them. It has a very simple UI and a clear look. But you need to Gnome in order to use it because it is Gnome only theme.

Download from this link and apply it from Gnome.

 

SIMPLE theme for Linux
SIMPLE theme for Linux

 

Number 4: Awoken Linux Theme

Awoken has a completely different set of icons. It has mono mode icons with the different color set. It also offers white and dark themes to use on your Linux.

Installation:

Download and extract in icons directory, usually home/<user>/.icons and apply from Gnome toolkit.

Download

 

Avoken theme for Linux
Avoken theme for Linux

 

Number 3: Faience and Faenza Linux themes

Faience and Faenza is a pair of icon themes developed by them. It has a very similar design of Moka theme but offers a new dark theme which can fit in light desktops as well. Have a look at below screenshot.

Installation:

Open the terminal and copy paste commands.

Commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/icons

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install faenza-icon-theme

sudo apt-get install faience-icon-theme

 

Faience Theme for Linux
Faience Theme for Linux

 

Number 2: Nitrux Linux Theme

Nitrux has square cons of four types. These icons look 3D and glossy and have their own style to make you feel awesome.You may have a look at the screenshot to decide about its installation.

Installation commands:

For GTK

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nitrux-team/nitrux-artwork

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install nitrux-icon-theme

 

For KDE Desktop

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nitrux-team/nitrux-artwork

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install nitrux-icon-theme-kde

 

Nitrux Theme on Linux
Nitrux Theme on Linux

 

Number 1: Elementary theme for Linux

Elementary is an awesome theme to use on Linux Ubuntu and Mint. It a clean user interface. It is getting a lot of attention from people around the world. We put it on number one due to its clean look. It’s worth mentioning here that it is an icon set from Elementary OS. You can apply it on your Ubuntu or Mint.

Installation:

Download from here and apply it.

 

elementary theme on Linux
the elementary theme on Linux

Final words:

We have covered up top 20 themes for Ubuntu and Mint. But if we have missed any good theme, comment it below and we will look into it.

 

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