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Gnome Shell - Elegance



If you use Gnome Shell 3.6 or 3.8, please install Elegance Colors instead, and choose the preset Default.


Elegance is a clean and elegant HUD theme for Gnome Shell.


Ubuntu users can install Elegance from our themes PPA using the following commands,

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:satyajit-happy/themes
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-theme-elegance


Installation Instructions:

Extract the zip file to the themes directory i.e. "~/.themes/" or "/usr/share/themes/"

Install the User Theme Extension for Gnome Shell [link]

Use Gnome Tweak tool to choose the theme, or run the following commands in Terminal,

gsettings set name "Elegance"



05.01.2013 - New style for toggle switches

10.11.2012 - Rebased on latest Elegance Colors

30.09.2012 - Minor fixes

24.09.2012 - New background texture for message tray and lock screen

09.09.2012 - Port to Gnome 3.6

09.06.2012 - Minor changes to improve consistency

29.05.2012 - Code cleanup (removed Gnome Shell 3.2 support), slight modifications

10.05.2012 - Visual fixes, dark style for menu highlight and onscreen keyboard

01.04.2012 - Updated for Gnome Shell 3.4, Many visual enhancements

04.12.2011 - Visual enhancements

03.12.2011 - Increased menu gap from dock

02.12.2011 - Improved look for Window List Extension

20.11.2011 - Added support for Mint Gnome Shell Extensions

03.11.2011 - Misc fixes

02.11.2011 - More apps in grid, some visual refinements

17.10.2011 - Darker application, workspace switchers and window caption, new close button

17.10.2011 - Improved transition effects and new toogle and close buttons

16.10.2011 - Some cosmetic changes

15.10.2011 - Initial Release for Gnome Shell 3.2



If you use Gnome Shell 3.4, download the theme from launchpad [link]


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works perfect in debian 7 with gs 3.4
thank you very much