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Speaking of Zukitwo, as you probably know, the GTK2/3 theme is available in the WebUpd8 Themes PPA for quite some time (and is constantly updated).

Well, because the theme was especially designed to be used with a custom panel background (which you have to edit in GIMP) and because you can't use a custom panel background in Unity, I've enabled a tweak for Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 which makes the theme use a regular panel background by default (dark) so you don't have to tweak anything by yourself.

You still have to manually enable this tweak for Ubuntu 10.04 or 10.10 if you don't want to create the panel background as explained on the Zukitwo INSTALL file (you must download it from DeviantArt to access this file), using the command below:

-For Zukitwo:
sudo sed -i 's/#bg_pixmap\[NORMAL\]/bg_pixmap\[NORMAL\]/' /usr/share/themes/Zukitwo/gtk-2.0/widgets/panel.rc

-For Zukitwo Dark
sudo sed -i 's/#bg_pixmap\[NORMAL\]/bg_pixmap\[NORMAL\]/' /usr/share/themes/Zukitwo-Dark/gtk-2.0/widgets/panel.rc

-For Zukitwo Resonance:
sudo sed -i 's/#bg_pixmap\[NORMAL\]/bg_pixmap\[NORMAL\]/' /usr/share/themes/Zukitwo-Resonance/gtk-2.0/widgets/panel.rc

The commands above can also be used by those who've manually installed Zukitwo (but make sure the theme is installed under /usr/share/themes/).


Here are a couple of Zukitwo screenshots:

- GTK2 theme (Ubuntu 11.04):

Zukitwo GTK2 theme

- GTK3 theme (Ubuntu 11.10):

Zukitwo GTK3 theme


Install Zukitwo from the WebUpd8 Themes PPA


To install Zukitwo in Ubuntu via the WebUpd8 Themes PPA, use the commands below:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/themes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install zukitwo-theme-all

Note: Nautilus Elementary is required for the GTK2 theme to look properly.


If you're not using Ubuntu or want to install the GNOME Shell theme (not available in the PPA), download Zukitwo from DeviantArt.
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