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Zukitwo is a pack of GTK2, GTK3 (with 3 variations) and GNOME Shell themes. In this post I'll only cover the GTK3 and GNOME Shell theme (you already know how to apply GTK2 themes, right? If not, have a look in the "INSTALL" file).

Since the pack comes with both GTK2 and GTK3 themes, if you're using GNOME 3, GTK2 applications will still look great. And of course, you can also use these themes (except for the GNOME Shell theme obviously) in the old GNOME 2.

I especially like the GNOME Shell theme which comes with a transparent Top Bar and a beautiful Message Tray, giving GNOME Shell a glassy look.

Firstly a few screenshots:

(Zukitwo GTK3 theme)

Zukitwo Dark
(Zukitwo Dark GTK3 theme)

Zukitwo Resonance
(Zukitwo Resonance GTK3 theme)

ZukiTwo GNOME Shell
(Zukitwo GNOME Shell theme)

Zukitwo GNOME SHell
(Zukitwo GNOME Shell theme)


To use the GTK2 themes (even if you use GTK3), you'll need to install the Murrine GTK2 engine or later as well as the Pixbuf GTK2 engine.

Update: Zukitwo is now available in the WebUpd8 themes PPA. Add the PPA and install it using the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/themes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install zukitwo-theme-all

For more info, see this comment.

GTK3 themes:

Download Zukitwo pack, then copy the three themes (or only the ones you like) to /usr/share/themes/.

Now get the latest GNOME Tweak Tool from GIT (this is probably available in AUR / Ubuntu GNOME PPA but you must get it from GIT for Fedora to be able to install the window theme) and select the theme both under "Interface" and "Windows", then press ALT + F2 and type "r" (required to apply the windows theme).

GNOME Shell theme:

If you're using ThemeSelector GNOME Shell extension, simply place the "Zukitwo" folder under ~/.themes/. To manually install it, in the "Zukitwo" folder you'll find a directory called "gnome-shell" - rename it to "theme", then make a backup of the /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme folder (important!) and delete the /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme folder. And finally, copy the Zukitwo/theme folder (previously called "gnome-shell") to /usr/share/gnome-shell/ and reload GNOME Shell (press ALT + F2 and enter "r").

For the Fedora / ArchLinux / Ubuntu logo instead of the "Activities" button: a post coming up very soon.

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