Ubuntu – Material Design

I really love Ubuntu, mainly for the way it is organized and for how easy everything is (atleast from a geeks perspective) and how customizable it is. Another thing that I am really loving is – as you probably already know – Android

apart from its customization and unix style the main thing in it to love is Material Design. I just love the simplicity and overall pleasing look of Material Design.

So today I thought to myself: “What if there was a Material Design theme for Ubuntu?”. So I went out to search the internet and found something really sexy! It is a free Unity theme named Paper by Sam Hewitt!

Not a second later I’ve already been in the progress of installing the theme on my Ubuntu 16.4 system, I will provide you with a small guide how I did it. I first installed Unity Tweak Tool, a toolbox to customize the system look. Use the following snippet to install it:

$ sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool

after this is done you can install the theme itself:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:snwh/pulp
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install paper-icon-theme paper-gtk-theme

You can now start the Unity Tweak Tool

$ unity-tweak-tool

and select the Paper theme in the Themes tab!

Enjoy your new Ubuntu look and feel

Paper Theme

How the Paper Theme by Sam Hewitt looks like on my server

Info: If you really want a complete Material look you can now set the system font to Roboto as I did.

Official theme webpage: https://snwh.org/paper/

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