Sunday, December 20, 2009

How to Install Sun Nimbus Theme on Fedora Core Linux

Enter the following command providing root password after su.

# su

# yum install nimbus-theme-gnome
Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit
Setting up Local Package Process
Examining nimbus-theme-gnome-0.1.4-2.fc12.noarch.rpm:
Marking nimbus-theme-gnome-0.1.4-2.fc12.noarch.rpm to be installed
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package nimbus-theme-gnome.noarch 0:0.1.4-2.fc12 set to be updated
--> Processing Dependency: gtk-nimbus-engine for package:
--> Processing Dependency: nimbus-icon-theme for package:
--> Processing Dependency: nimbus-metacity-theme for package:
--> Running transaction check
---> Package gtk-nimbus-engine.i686 0:0.1.4-2.fc12 set to be updated
---> Package nimbus-icon-theme.noarch 0:0.1.4-2.fc12 set to be updated
---> Package nimbus-metacity-theme.noarch 0:0.1.4-2.fc12 set to be updated
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

 Package                    Arch        Version              Repository    Size
 nimbus-theme-gnome         noarch      0.1.4-2.fc12
Installing for dependencies:
 gtk-nimbus-engine          i686        0.1.4-2.fc12         updates       59 k
 nimbus-icon-theme          noarch      0.1.4-2.fc12         updates      8.7 M
 nimbus-metacity-theme      noarch      0.1.4-2.fc12         updates       45 k

Transaction Summary
Install       4 Package(s)
Upgrade       0 Package(s)

Total size: 8.8 M
Total download size: 8.8 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
Setting up and reading Presto delta metadata
Processing delta metadata
Package(s) data still to download: 8.8 M
(1/3): gtk-nimbus-engine-0.1.4-2.fc12.i686.rpm           |  59 kB     00:04     
(2/3): nimbus-icon-theme-0.1.4-2.fc12.noarch.rpm         | 8.7 MB     08:43     
(3/3): nimbus-metacity-theme-0.1.4-2.fc12.noarch.rpm     |  45 kB     00:02     
Total                                            17 kB/s | 8.8 MB     08:52     
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing     : nimbus-icon-theme-0.1.4-2.fc12.noarch                    1/4 
  Installing     : nimbus-metacity-theme-0.1.4-2.fc12.noarch                2/4 
  Installing     : gtk-nimbus-engine-0.1.4-2.fc12.i686                      3/4 
  Installing     : nimbus-theme-gnome-0.1.4-2.fc12.noarch                   4/4 

  nimbus-theme-gnome.noarch 0:0.1.4-2.fc12                                      

Dependency Installed:
  gtk-nimbus-engine.i686 0:0.1.4-2.fc12                                         
  nimbus-icon-theme.noarch 0:0.1.4-2.fc12                                       
  nimbus-metacity-theme.noarch 0:0.1.4-2.fc12                                   


Click System Menu -> Preferences -> Appearance.

Under theme tab now you'll see the nimbus theme. Select it and then click close. Nimbus theme is set now and appearance will be in effect accordingly.

Screenshot 1

Screenshot 2

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