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Selene is an "almost dark" theme based on elementary GTK theme, inspired by the old Atolm GTK2 theme.

The pack comes with both GTK2 and GTK3 themes and optionally, a GNOME Shell theme. According to its author, the GTK2 theme isn't completely finished and you may find some minor bugs, but an improved version should be available soon.


selene gnome shell theme
Selene GNOME Shell theme

selene gnome shell theme

selene gtk3 theme

selene gtk3 theme
Selene GTK3 theme: Unity

Before installing, please note that Selene should be used with GTK 3.4.x only.

To install Selene GTK2/3 in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, copy/paste the following commands in a terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tista/selene
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install selene-theme

To also install the Selene GNOME Shell theme, use the command below (after adding the PPA using the first two commands above):
sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-theme-selene

Once installed, use GNOME Tweak Tool, Ubuntu Tweak, MyUnity, Unsettings or other such tools to apply the new theme. If after applying the new theme some applications look weird, log out and log back in.

Arch Linux users can install Selene via AUR.

For other Linux distributions, you can download the Selene theme source from the PPA.