Elegant Bird Updated – A Theme for Xubuntu

An updated version of the Elegant Bird theme is now available. Built for Xubuntu 14.04, this updated version still uses the best elements of Elegant Cold Blue (based on Elegant Brit) while providing a more consistent colour scheme and lighter background colours to provide better contrast.

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Elegant-Ambiance

This posts details a new theme intended for use on Ubuntu 14.04. The theme uses many elements of Milieu Bird and Ubuntu’s default ambiance. The sharp contrast between the dark headers of Milieu Bird with the lighter elements of ambiance lends a stylish and usable Ubuntu look.

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Milieu Bird – A theme for Ubuntu 13.04

This posts details  a theme intended for use on Ubuntu 13.04.  The theme uses many elements of the Elegant Bird, a theme previously intended for xfce built on Elegant Brit and Greybird.  The result is a clear theme with square windows and tidy title buttons for a simple yet stylish appearance.

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Elegant Bird – A Theme for Xubuntu

One of my favourite GTK themes of all time was Elegant Cold Blue, a spin-off of Elegant Brit.  I’ve decided to have a crack at porting it to Xubuntu 12.10.  Along the way I’ve been able to make a few tweaks to the theme to make it more usable in xfce by utilising elements of Xubuntu’s default theme: Greybird.  For a similar theme on Ubuntu checkout Elegant-Ambiance or Milieu Bird.

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Using Boomerang and Googol as an Xubuntu Theme

I’ve recently made the switch to Xubuntu 12.10 on my netbook (no unity-hate here, I just needed something a bit lighter).  Though I love the default Greybird theme I thought I’d see if I could use Boomerang and the modifications I made to it noted in a previous posts.

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