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GNOME Shell - Elementary Luna by half-left GNOME Shell - Elementary Luna by half-left
This is a GNOME Shell theme based on the Elementary Luna OS theme.

Elementary OS [link]

Elementary icons by DanRabbit [link]

Wallpaper by Islingt0ner

Light Version

Modded Version

Elementary Luna GTK3 Theme


Please avoid a manual install and use the GNOME Tweak Tool, it's much easier.

You can use the gnome-shell theme extension for easier switching of themes.

GNOME Tweak Tool

Make sure you have user-theme-extension installed. Load the GNOME Tweak Tool and go to Shell Extensions and click the "Use Theme Extension" switch. Now go to "Theme" and click the Shell Theme box and locate your theme zip. Now you can select the theme in the dropdown box. Make sure you selection the right version for the GNOME version you have, otherwise the theme will not show properly.

If you run GNOME 3.4, just extract the 3.4 version to ~/.themes

License: GPL3

Compatibility: 3.2/3.4

Update 8th Aug 2011

- Improved switches to look better with the theme.

- Small Misc fixes.

Update 8th October 2011

- Added GNOME Shell 3.2 compatibility.

Update 13th October 2011

- Fixed lockup while searching(3.2).
- Themed contacts in search(3.2).

Update 18th October 2011

- Fixed search overview icon size so it's the same as the application overview size.

Update - 24th October 2011

(3.2 Version)
- Found a way to make hover on running apps show indicator.
- Added fake shadow effect to popup menu being as box-shadow can't be used.
- Made all dialogues consistently dark instead of grey.
- Workspace switcher and app switcher look consistent with the theme.
- Fixed shared buttons.
- fixed media buttons.

Update - 2nd January 2012

- Better popup submenu.
- Better panel button hover colour.

Update - 28th March 2012

- Added GNOME Shell 3.4 compatibility

Update -3rd May 2012

- Fixed scaling issues in the application overview for 3.4.
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Will be for Gnome 3.8?
half-left Aug 4, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Nice theme! But the dark one isn't working for me, only the white one. Do you know what's the matter?
half-left Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Hard to say because I don't use GNOME anymore.
HagureYuusha Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
can you update this theme for gnome shell 3.6 please?
half-left Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
I don't use GNOME any more, sorry.
I was wondering if you could update this awesome theme with the same small fonts as the Elementary Luna Mod has please?
half-left Jun 10, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Just change the font-size in the gnome-shell.css, it's easy to do.
Hola, si quiero cambiar el color y la transparencia del cuadro que seleccionar directorios y archivos que parametro modifico. Gracias.
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