In this tutorial you will learn how to change desktop theme on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to install Gnome Tweaks
  • How to change theme
Changed theme on Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome Focal Fossa Linux Desktop
Changed theme on Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome Focal Fossa Linux Desktop

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Installed or upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
Software Gnome Tweaks Tool
Other Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

How to change desktop theme on Ubuntu 20.04 step by step instructions

  1. If you have not done so yet, the first step is to install Gnome Tweaks tool.
  2. Open up the Gnome Tweaks tool and change to any available theme.

    NOTE
    You are not limited to the themes presented by default. Fell free to install any custom or third-party themes like for example macOS theme.
    Once within the Gnome Tweaks tools navigate to Appearance
    Once within the Gnome Tweaks tools navigate to Appearance. The theme consists of various theme settings such us, Applications, Cursor icons etc. Change any of the settings to desired style.
    All done.

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