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|Fedora Install New Theme Video|
|Desktop Training - Fedora|
A desktop theme defines the way certain parts of the desktop look. Themes often give the desktop a personality and include changes to the controls, colors, window border, icons, and pointer. Although a small collection of themes is provided with Fedora and other Linux distributions, a much larger selection of themes is available on-line. Provided you have an internet connection installing a new theme on your Gnome desktop should be quick and easy.
To change your theme from one to another first open the Appearance Preferences window by selecting System --- Preferences --- Look and Feel --- Appearance.
With the Appearance Preferences window open, the first selected tab is the theme tab. Here you can see several pre-installed themes to select. To apply a theme just click on its icon. Across the bottom we see options to delete, save as, customize and install. Selecting customize brings up the Customize Theme window which is a great place to fine tune a theme after downloading and installing it. To use the install option here we must first download a theme to install.
Go to a website that offers desktop themes for download. I have navigated to gnome-look.org and found their selection of Linux desktop themes to be outstanding.
A few places to get Linux desktop themes
Below i have included a video walk-through of how to download and install a new theme in Fedora.