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ubuntu lucid community themes

We've seen lots and lots of proposed community themes for Lucid but only a few were actually included in the "community-themes" package in Ubuntu Lucid. In fact, most are updates like Kin, Night Impression, Impression, Hanso and Turrican (but the updates look amazing). But there are also 2 of the proposed community themes: Wasp and Sorbet (a borderless theme) and also the Homosapien Metacity theme.


To install this package in Ubuntu Lucid, all you have to do is run the following command:
sudo apt-get install community-themes




For Ubuntu Karmic and older, you must install the latest Murrine engine:

Karmic:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:suraia/ppa

Jaunty:
sudo bash -c "echo 'deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/suraia/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main' >> /etc/apt/sources.list"
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 1D9D38E5

Intrepid:
sudo bash -c "echo 'deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/suraia/ppa/ubuntu intrepid main' >> /etc/apt/sources.list"
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 1D9D38E5

Hardy:
sudo bash -c "echo 'deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/suraia/ppa/ubuntu hardy main' >> /etc/apt/sources.list"
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 1D9D38E5


Then for any Ubuntu version, to upgrade to the latest Murrine engine:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

Or if you don't have the Murrine engine installed:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-murrine


Alternatively, you can build the latest Murrine engine from GIT:
git clone http://git.gnome.org/browse/murrine/
cd murrine
./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr --enable-animation
make
sudo make install



Then you can download the community-themes .deb package from here (for a direct download link, click here).


Note -> in the screenshot you can see the latest Impression theme with a custom Homosapien Metacity theme (built with the online tool) and Nautilus Elementary with RGBA transparency.
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