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Install Gstyle Gnome Theme Manager On Ubuntu 10.10 “Maverick Meerkat”

Gstyle is an application that allows you to manage and customize all the aspects of Ubuntu from GRUB to the desktop. Gstyle can manage and install gtk themes, icons, wallpapers, window decoration and your GDM (and more!!).

All themes downloaded from gnome-look and deviantart can be installed with a few clicks. Gstyle itself provides full-pack themes downloading. To install Gstyle open a Terminal window (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and copy+paste the following lines:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:s-lagui
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gstyle

When installed you can find Gstyle under System -> Preferences -> Gstyle.

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13 years ago

i install it correctly, but it wont start !

IOError: [Errno 2] the file or directory could not be found: ‘/usr/share/pyshared/gstyle/lib/data/img/question_img.png’

13 years ago

I couldn’t install it =s got this after sudo apt-get install gstyle

meer@Meerkat:~$ sudo apt-get install gstyle
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
gstyle : Depends: p7zip-full but it is not installable
E: Broken packages

13 years ago

did everything and it is in the system/pref folder and will think about running and then just stop and go away

13 years ago


I have installed Gstyle and it worked good for some days!
But after some dayes I can’t open it any more!
I have installed p7 zip and I reinstalled Gstyle again but I still have the same problem and I it dosen’t open the program
Is there any help please?
I’ll really be thankful

12 years ago

Hi Tinuz

I installed it on Linux Mint 11 i386 and it works!!!!!

12 years ago

I got this working and looks nice. I have noticed something funny though, I have installed/uninstalled ubuntu 11.04 a few times. and everytime I install it something doesn’t seem to work the same as the previous time, maybe it’s just weird, but I thought I shared my experience.