There is a lovely GTK3 theme available for the Linux Mint MATE desktop. This looks very nice when coupled with a good Metacity theme. https://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/OS+X+El+Capitan+%28GTK,+Unity+&+Cinnamon%29?content=174139. This is what the El Capitan theme looks like on a Debian desktop. Download the El Capitan theme here. https://dl.opendesktop.org/api/files/download/id/1474234465/OS.X.El.Capitan.v0.9.tar.gz. This is a very nice looking theme and well worth …

GTK themes . Vertex. https://github.com/horst3180/Vertex-theme. Vertex is a theme for GTK 3, GTK 2, Gnome-Shell and Cinnamon. It supports GTK 3 and GTK 2 based desktop environments like Gnome, Cinnamon, Mate, XFCE, Budgie, Pantheon, etc. Ceti 2. https://github.com/horst3180/Ceti-theme. The GTK3 theme supports Gnome 3.8, 3.10 and 3.12, but the Gnome Shell theme only works on …

Some lovely desktop themes for MATE Flat Plat. A nice material design flat theme for Gnome Shell. This is a gorgeous look for your desktop. https://github.com/nana-4/Flat-Plat. Zukimac theme for MATE and Gnome Shell. This is a very nice Macintosh theme for your Linux desktop. Download this theme as a compressed archive here: https://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Zukimac?content=165450. Then extract …

Some lovely GTK themes and wallpapers for your Linux desktop. MediterraneanNight Series 2.03: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/MediterraneanNight+Series?content=156782. Themes Collection (Ubuntu/Linux Mint): http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Themes+Collection+%28Ubuntu%2BLinux+Mint%29?content=156873. A huge theme collection for Ubuntu and Linux Mint. GNOME Shell: Nord 1.8: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/GNOME+Shell%3A+Nord?content=142971. A very popular Gnome Shell theme. Mintyfresh Cinnamon-theme 0.3: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Mintyfresh+Cinnamon-theme?content=156287. A lovely green Cinnamon theme. Malys Inversio: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/malys+-+inversio++?content=152965. Ambiance Chrunchy: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Ambiance+Crunchy?content=151181. This …

KDE 4.0 themes Oxygen transparent: http://linuxmint-art.org/content/show.php/oxygen-transparent?content=127752. An amazing transparent version of the Oxygen KDE 4.0 theme. Oxygen GTK: http://linuxmint-art.org/content/show.php/Oxygen+Gtk?content=136216. A port of the Oxygen KDE theme to GTK. Soft metal: http://linuxmint-art.org/content/show.php/Soft+Metal?content=120867. A soft metallic theme for KDE. Uniq 1.11: http://linuxmint-art.org/content/show.php/uniq?content=112688. Another very nice KDE 4.0 theme. More nice themes, these are for Gnome Awesome elegance …

The MATE tweak tool allows a Linux Mint MATE user to tweak their desktop. There are a few cool things you can do. Firstly, install this cool application. [email protected]:~$ sudo apt install [email protected]:~$ sudo apt install mate-tweak Now that it is installed, we can begin to tweak our desktop. Turn off desktop icons in Linux …

How to upgrade to a newer Linux Mint release. https://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/2. How to update and upgrade your packages. Type this in a terminal window. sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgradesudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade This command will update the package repositories and download and install package updates over the Internet. Find a nice …

Misc themes Oxygen transparent KDE 4.0 theme. http://linuxmint-art.org/content/show.php/oxygen-transparent?content=127752. Uniq KDE 4.0 theme. http://linuxmint-art.org/content/show.php/uniq?content=112688. Elegant Gnome pack. GTK 2.0 pack. http://linuxmint-art.org/content/show.php/Elegant+Gnome+Pack?content=127826. Vertex theme pack. GTK 3.0 pack. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Vertex+-+Theme?content=166318. CinnXP Luna theme. Make your Gnome/MATE desktop look like Windows XP. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/CinnXP-Luna?content=174441. GTK 3.0 White theme. A GTK theme that looks like the OSX Aqua theme. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/White?content=173840. Mintyfresh …

Window manager themes. RISC styled WM theme for Xfce4: http://www.marutan.net/themes.php. GTK themes. Mac OS Classic theme for Xfce4: http://xfce-look.org/content/show.php?content=144719. Mac OS classic GTK2 theme: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Mac+OS+9+Platinum+gtk+theme?content=110444. Plane GTK: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Plane-Gtk3.6?content=156309. Classic 95 Windows `95 theme for MATE and Gnome: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Classic95?content=157298. How to create a look-alike Windows XP desktop using IceWM: http://kmandla.wordpress.com/projects/lookalike-windows-xp-classic/. Windows 3.1 theme for Xfce4: http://xfce-look.org/content/show.php/Redmond3+%28Windows+3.1+theme%29?content=121526. …

Some awesome themes and wallpapers for the Linux Mint MATE desktop Themes http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/LiNsta+3+%28Linux+is+Not+Vista%29?content=44570 Linux is not Vista. A Windows Vista styled theme for Gnome and MATE. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/MacOS-X+Aqua+Theme?content=13548. Mac OSX Aqua theme for MATE. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Murrine+GTK%2B+Cairo+Engine?content=42755. Murrine GTK+ Cairo Engine. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Faenza-Cupertino?content=129008. Faenza-Cupertino icon theme. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/OSX-Nostalgie?content=157390. OSX Nostalgia icon theme. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/E17gtk?content=163472. E17 GTK. This is a theme for …

The caps lock key on Linux is very annoying when hit accidentally. Especially when you are typing a password. This simple command will disable the key permanently. [email protected] ~ $ setxkbmap -option ctrl:nocaps If you put this in Startup Applications which may be found under System-Preferences-Startup Applications, the caps lock key will be disabled when …

GTK Themes. Zukitwo: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Zukitwo?content=140562. A very good GTK theme for Gnome Shell and MATE. DeLorean-Dark — Gnome 3.4 & 3.6: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/DeLorean-Dark+–+Gnome+3.4+%26+3.6?content=153866. DarkMint: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/DarkMint?content=150904. Piratunbu theme 6.0: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Piratunbu+full+theme+for+Ubuntu+13.10?content=147063. A pirate themed look for Ubuntu. reNIX (for Unity and GS): http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/reNIX+%28for+Unity+and+GS%29?content=153312. A squared theme for Unity and Gnome Shell. Win2-7 Remix: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Win2-7+Remix?content=153233. A Windows 7 styled theme …

http://kde-look.org/content/show.php/Cuba+for+cuban?content=120562. Cuba for cuban. A lovely 2560*1600 resolution wallpaper. http://kde-look.org/content/show.php/Cloud%27s+on+sunset?content=125325. Clouds on sunset. This is a lovely sunset wallpaper. http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8374/8546631761_4f59b4cb8b_o.jpg. A widescreen wallpaper suitable for multiple monitors. I just wish that KDE 4.11 would let you span wallpapers. http://interfacelift.com/wallpaper/D16549d0/03422_standingontheedgeofinfinity_3840x2400.jpg. Gorgeous foggy forest wallpaper. This one is awesome. Monochrome long exposure waterfall photograph: http://shutterific.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/waterfall-2.jpg. Awesome bridge …