Alone with the release of GNOME Shell for Linux, plenty of different themes are coming in the market with the new advance look for Linux desktop environment. So, keeping this in mind, today we are going the takeover the theme of Android 4.0 ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’, recently released for Gnome Shell.
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Let’s start with the Installation Process.
Before beginning the process, let me tell you that, you should have proper tools ready along with Gnome Shell environment itself: Gnome Tweak tool, theme package and an extension of Gnome Shell for changing theme. If you are using Ubuntu, then follow the commands below in your Terminal to accuse needful extension for changing theme:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/gnome3 $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme
Now, you need to download the Android Ice Cream Sandwich Shell Theme and for better experience download the wallpaper for your desktop as well as ‘Roboto fonts’. Once the download is complete, you can go ahead to start the theme installation process via Gnome Tweak Tool.
After applying the theme to your Desktop, you will find certain changer changes like this –
All the items on the top will turn blue and the activities will shift into icon. When you will install the ‘Roboto’ font then fonts will be also get changed which looks perfect with this theme.
On going into the Activities Window, you will find that the favorite icon is separated by smooth, single blue line. The style of the window and other application button is converted into a thicker line. The search box will shift to top-right place. Each application icon gets smaller and mouse hover turns them to get blue background. Go ahead and find more changes by yourself.
In case you don’t like the theme, then you can also uninstall it (in Ubuntu) by typing the command in the terminal:
and hit Enter.
Press Alt+F2 from your keyboard and type “gksu gnome-appearance-properties”, then click ‘Run’.
After this, you need to right-click on Desktop and select ‘Change Desktop Background’. Under ‘Theme’ tab, select the theme you don’t want > click the ‘Delete’ button at the bottom.
That’s it. Let us know whether you want your Linux looking like Android.