Beautiful Dark Atolm GTK Theme Gets a PPA, Makes it Easy to Install in Ubuntu


We have covered Atolm GTK theme before and now this beautiful theme gets a PPA which makes it really easy to install and get updates for Ubuntu users. The theme itself got a number of improvements in the latest update. Atolm theme is done by the same artists who created beautiful Orta GTK theme.

Atolm Theme ubuntu PPA

What's New in Atolm 0.7.5?
  • Squared Metacity decorator added.
  • Xfwm4 normal and squared decorators added.
  • Emerald decorator added.
  • Text color of the contact name on the pidgin messaging window fixed.
  • Text color of the JDownloader exit dialog and progressbars fixed.
  • Firefox entry dark text on dark color bug on some sites fixed.
Install Atolm GTK Theme in Ubuntu via PPA
  • Before adding Atolm PPA for installation, make sure you uninstall all traces of Atolm GTK theme you have installed by other methods. 
  • Now, you need to install latest Equinox engine before you start installing Atolm GTK theme. Do the following to install Equinox GTK engine in your Ubuntu(skip this step if you have already installed Equinox GTK theme).
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tiheum/equinox
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-equinox
  • Finally, install Atolm GTK theme from PPA in your Ubuntu.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nikount/orta-desktop
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install atolm-theme
  • This same repository applies for Orta theme as well which we had discussed above. So if you have already installed Orta theme using PPA, then all you need to do is - update repositories and install atolm-theme package.
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