Nice themes for ubuntu 10.10 (maverick meerkat) users

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We have already posted some time ago about Nice Ubuntu themes for Lucid Users and this is updated for Maverick Meerkat users now.

Install bisigi themes in Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

Open the terminal and run the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bisigi

sudo aptitude update

sudo apt-get install bisigi-themes

or click on apt://bisigi-themes

If you want to install each theme separately use the following commands

AquaDreams: sudo apt-get install aquadreams-theme
Ubuntu Sunrise: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sunrise-theme
Bamboo-Zen: sudo apt-get install bamboo-zen-theme
Step into Freedom: sudo apt-get install step-into-freedom-theme
Tropical: sudo apt-get install tropical-theme
Exotic: sudo apt-get install exotic-theme
Balanzan: sudo apt-get install balanzan-theme
Wild Shine: sudo apt-get install wild-shine-theme
Infinity: sudo apt-get install infinity-theme
Showtime: sudo apt-get install showtime-theme
Orange: sudo apt-get install orange-theme
Ellanna: sudo apt-get install ellanna-theme
AirLines: sudo apt-get install airlines-theme
Eco: sudo apt-get install eco-theme

Showtime for Gnome

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Balanzan

balanzan_pres

Infinity

infinity-pres

Wild shine

wild-pres

Exotic

exotic

Tropical

tropical-prsentation

Bamboo Zen

bamboo-prs

Ubuntu sunrise

ubuntu_presentation

Aqua Dreams

expose

Step into Freedom

Orange

Ellanna

AirLines

Eco


Remove Bisigi themes

Open the terminal and run the following command

sudo aptitude remove bisigi-themes

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18 thoughts on “Nice themes for ubuntu 10.10 (maverick meerkat) users

  1. Finally something similar to the Jaunty look (balanzan), so far the best Ubuntu look I’ve seen.
    Thanks a lot!

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  2. hi. i;ve done all commands:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bisigi

    sudo aptitude update

    sudo apt-get install aptitude

    but nothing happens. im very noob to ubuntu

    appearance preferences does not show anything new :c

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  3. Reading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information… Done
    E: Unable to locate package balanzan-theme

    I face this problem. How to solve it?

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  4. Try in this order:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bisigi

    sudo apt-get install aptitude

    sudo aptitude update

    sudo apt-get install bisigi-themes

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  5. Bravo … nice work.

    While installing ubuntu sunrise theme, I got following error. Just wanted to let you know. Again great work.

    Setting up wallpaper-ubuntu-sunrise-theme (2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1) …
    + ls /usr/share/bisigi/
    ls: cannot access /usr/share/bisigi/: No such file or directory
    + [ 2 = 0 ]
    Setting up ubuntu-sunrise-theme (2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1)

    Full trace from terminal:
    sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sunrise-theme
    Reading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information… Done
    The following extra packages will be installed:
    emerald-ubuntu-sunrise-theme gnome-ubuntu-sunrise-theme
    gtk-ubuntu-sunrise-theme icon-ubuntu-sunrise-theme
    metacity-ubuntu-sunrise-theme wallpaper-ubuntu-sunrise-theme
    The following NEW packages will be installed:
    emerald-ubuntu-sunrise-theme gnome-ubuntu-sunrise-theme
    gtk-ubuntu-sunrise-theme icon-ubuntu-sunrise-theme
    metacity-ubuntu-sunrise-theme ubuntu-sunrise-theme
    wallpaper-ubuntu-sunrise-theme
    0 upgraded, 7 newly installed, 0 to remove and 187 not upgraded.
    Need to get 3,408kB of archives.
    After this operation, 14.4MB of additional disk space will be used.
    Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
    Get:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu/ maverick/main emerald-ubuntu-sunrise-theme all 2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1 [48.9kB]
    Get:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu/ maverick/main gtk-ubuntu-sunrise-theme all 2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1 [8,494B]
    Get:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu/ maverick/main metacity-ubuntu-sunrise-theme all 2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1 [28.5kB]
    Get:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu/ maverick/main icon-ubuntu-sunrise-theme all 2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1 [2,386kB]
    Get:5 http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu/ maverick/main gnome-ubuntu-sunrise-theme all 2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1 [2,904B]
    Get:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu/ maverick/main wallpaper-ubuntu-sunrise-theme all 2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1 [930kB]
    Get:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu/ maverick/main ubuntu-sunrise-theme all 2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1 [2,738B]
    Fetched 3,408kB in 46s (72.9kB/s)
    Selecting previously deselected package emerald-ubuntu-sunrise-theme.
    (Reading database … 119120 files and directories currently installed.)
    Unpacking emerald-ubuntu-sunrise-theme (from …/emerald-ubuntu-sunrise-theme_2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1_all.deb) …
    Selecting previously deselected package gtk-ubuntu-sunrise-theme.
    Unpacking gtk-ubuntu-sunrise-theme (from …/gtk-ubuntu-sunrise-theme_2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1_all.deb) …
    Selecting previously deselected package metacity-ubuntu-sunrise-theme.
    Unpacking metacity-ubuntu-sunrise-theme (from …/metacity-ubuntu-sunrise-theme_2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1_all.deb) …
    Selecting previously deselected package icon-ubuntu-sunrise-theme.
    Unpacking icon-ubuntu-sunrise-theme (from …/icon-ubuntu-sunrise-theme_2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1_all.deb) …
    Selecting previously deselected package gnome-ubuntu-sunrise-theme.
    Unpacking gnome-ubuntu-sunrise-theme (from …/gnome-ubuntu-sunrise-theme_2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1_all.deb) …
    Selecting previously deselected package wallpaper-ubuntu-sunrise-theme.
    Unpacking wallpaper-ubuntu-sunrise-theme (from …/wallpaper-ubuntu-sunrise-theme_2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1_all.deb) …
    Selecting previously deselected package ubuntu-sunrise-theme.
    Unpacking ubuntu-sunrise-theme (from …/ubuntu-sunrise-theme_2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1_all.deb) …
    Setting up emerald-ubuntu-sunrise-theme (2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1) …
    Setting up gtk-ubuntu-sunrise-theme (2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1) …
    Setting up metacity-ubuntu-sunrise-theme (2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1) …
    Setting up icon-ubuntu-sunrise-theme (2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1) …
    Setting up gnome-ubuntu-sunrise-theme (2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1) …
    Setting up wallpaper-ubuntu-sunrise-theme (2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1) …
    + ls /usr/share/bisigi/
    ls: cannot access /usr/share/bisigi/: No such file or directory
    + [ 2 = 0 ]
    Setting up ubuntu-sunrise-theme (2.4.1.maverick.ppa2+nmu1) …

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  6. Does installing these themes change the login screen as pictured?
    -If so, would the use or previous installation of “ubuntu-tweak” affect anything?

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  7. sudo apt-get install theme-name
    Follow these steps to add free and attractive themes to Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala:
    1. First you have to edit the /etc/apt/sources.list. To do it, open a terminal and type the following command:
    deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu karmic main
    deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu karmic main
    gpg –keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:11371 –recv-key 881574DE && 881574DE “>gpg -a –export 881574DE | sudo apt-key add –
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install zgegblog-themes
    Nice Ubuntu themes for Jaunty and Intrepid Users and this is updated for karmic users now
    For Ubuntu Karmic users
    First edit /etc/apt/sources.list file
    gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
    add the following lines
    deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu karmic main
    deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu karmic main
    Save and exit the file
    add the GPG key using the following command
    gpg –keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:11371 –recv-key 881574DE && gpg -a –export 881574DE | sudo apt-key add –
    Or simply use the following command
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bisigi
    Update the source list using the following command
    sudo add-apt update
    Install all the themes using the following command
    sudo apt-get install zgegblog-themes
    or click on the following link
    sudo apt://zgegblog-themes
    This will install the following themes
    If you want to install above themes separately use the following commands
    sudo apt-get install showtime-theme
    sudo apt-get install balanzan-theme
    sudo apt-get install infinity-theme
    sudo apt-get install wild-shine-theme
    sudo apt-get install exotic-theme
    sudo apt-get install tropical-theme
    sudo apt-get install bamboo-zen-theme
    sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sunrise-theme
    sudo apt-get install aquadreams-theme
    Remove Themes
    If you want to remove full package use the following command
    sudo apt-get remove zgegblog-themes
    If you want to remove each theme use the following syntax
    sudo apt-get remove themename

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  8. The themes are very nice, real good, but my login screen is not reflecting any change, what I can I do to get the same?

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