Install the arc Gnome shell GTK3 theme on Fedora 25.

Posted: January 10, 2017. At: 9:56 AM. This was 7 months ago. Post ID: 10166

The arc Gnome Shell theme is a very nice theme for the Gnome Shell desktop. This is how to install this theme on Fedora 25.

Firstly, download the theme this way.

[jason@darkstar Desktop]$ git clone
Cloning into 'arc-theme'...
remote: Counting objects: 10466, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (4/4), done.
remote: Total 10466 (delta 1), reused 0 (delta 0), pack-reused 10462
Receiving objects: 100% (10466/10466), 9.98 MiB | 525.00 KiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (7301/7301), done.
Checking connectivity... done.

Then install the prerequisite packages before compilation.

[root@darkstar Downloads]# dnf install gtk3-devel

Then we may setup and compile the theme source.

[jason@darkstar Downloads]$ cd arc-theme-master/
[jason@darkstar Downloads]$ ./
[jason@darkstar Downloads]$ make
[jason@darkstar arc-theme-master]$ su
[root@darkstar arc-theme-master]# make install

Now select the theme in the Gnome Tweak tool and we are done.

Selecting the arc theme in Gnome Tweak tool.
Selecting the arc theme in Gnome Tweak tool.

That is how easy it is to install the theme on Fedora. And it looks good too.

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