Friday, September 23, 2016

Easily Install Elementary Add Icon Theme on Ubuntu 16.04, 14.04

Make Ubuntu Desktop Looks Like Elementary OS - Without doubt, Elementary OS is one of nicest Linux desktop. It's open source Ubuntu-based distro that delivers clean UI, smooth desktop effects. Great choice for fast and open replacement for Windows and Mac OS X!.

Some of its interesting features including a custom desktop environment called Pantheon and many custom apps including Photos, Music, Videos, Calendar, Terminal, Files, and more.

But Elementary add icon is nice one and looks much better. It contains icons more than 1000 and compatible with most Linux desktop e.g Unity, Pantheon, Gnome, Cinnamon, and Mate.

Elementary Add Icon Theme Screenshots

Install Elementary Add Icon Theme on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Install Elementary Add Icon Theme on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Elementary OS Style Icon Theme For Ubuntu

First, please make sure you have installed Unity Tweak Tool in order to change Ubuntu's icons. You can install Elementary Add Icon on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenia Xerus, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr from its official PPA by following this guide :

Step 1 - Open new terminal window then add this PPA to Ubuntu system :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-add-team/icons

Step 2 - Update the local repository index by simply run the command below :

sudo apt-get update

Step 3 - Now, run the following to install Elementary OS Style Icon Theme in your Ubuntu desktop :

sudo apt-get install elementary-add-icon-theme

Once installed, now open Unity Tweak Tool and change the icon. Additionally, you can install a dock apps such as Docky and Plank dock.

That's all I can write about how to install Elementary Add Icon Theme on Ubuntu 16.04/14.04. Hope you've enjoyed reading this tutorial as much I’ve enjoyed writing it. Screenshots credit Varlesh Github

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