Install Shadow Flat Icon Theme For Gnome 3.10+

Last modified on April 10th, 2018 at 02:31 am

Insight: Methods To Install Shadow Icon Theme

Shadow is a flat icon-theme for gnome 3.10+. If you prefer long shadow effect in your icons then Shadow is the best option as the icons have colourful circular base with long shadow.

In this theme tutorial post, we will help you to install shadow flat icon theme on Gnom 3.010+.

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Install Shadow Flat Icon Theme For Gnome 3.10+

Method 1: Installation from Github:

If you are not using Shadow already:

mkdir -p ~/.icons
cd ~/.icons
git clone

From the next time:

cd ~/.icons/Shadow
git pull

Method 2: Download the icon from 

cd ~/.icons
mkdir -p shadow
cd shadow
tar -Jxvf <Your download path>/shadow<version>.tar.xz

Now you need to activate the newly installed shadow theme using tweak-tool or from command line:

  gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface icon-theme "Shadow"

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