Arch Theme is a new way to customize your window manager which offers visual themes with transparent elements for GTK 3 and GTK 2 based desktops, as well as for GNOME Shell. It is a new option that is added to existing ones to give to our desktop the visual aspect that most convinces us, One of the aspects that makes Linux in general and Ubuntu in particular very popular among customization enthusiasts.
Usually we are always alone replace wallpaper or icons, Is the most common within customization in Ubuntu and Linux. Sometimes we manage to leave our desktop well enough with a few tweaks that we forget that we can change more things, such as the graphical environment itself and even the appearance of the window manager. Many times we also forget that we can customize this item, and that’s why we are going to dedicate this article.
Arc Theme ve a cover a slight gap in window managers, an aspect that, perhaps not to be too attractive, is often overlooked at times. It supports GNOME 3.14 and GNOME 3.16, and works with most desktops that use GTK libraries. this includes Unity, Cinnamon, MAT, Pantheon and XFCE, Others.
In the package you can download in this article are included three different versions of Arc Theme, In a combination of dark and light colors: Arc Light, Arc Dark and Arc Darker. It is worth clarifying that this issue for the window manager is not compatible with Linux Mint 17.2, Because it uses GTK libraries that are already obsolete and make compatibility impossible.
How to install Arc Theme
per install Arc Theme open a terminal and execute the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install arc-theme
This process should already be familiar to everyone, and it poses no difficulty. As always, you have to take your hat off to the great work that Noobslab guys do when it comes to compiling customization themes for Ubuntu. His PPAs of icons and visual themes are worth exploring in depth, for my taste of the best there is right now in this field along with RaveFinity.
In any case it is worth noting that Arc Theme is a simple but very elegant visual theme, Which will give your windows that extra touch you are looking for. If the PPA does not work or you do not find the package, you can download a self-installing DEB file with everything you need from here.