UI Changes?

agents4jesus at gmail.com agents4jesus at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 22:07:53 UTC 2016

I ran
sudo apt-get install unity8 -y

It finished, but I can't seem to find a way to run it or make it default.


On 02/23/2016 03:31 AM, Andrea Bernabei wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 11:50 PM, agents4jesus at gmail.com 
> <mailto:agents4jesus at gmail.com> <agents4jesus at gmail.com 
> <mailto:agents4jesus at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Hi everyone,
>     One thing that I have noticed over the years is that Ubuntu's UI
>     really hasn't changed all that much.
>     The thing that bugs me the most is the grey "bump" at the top of
>     any window. (for example: firefox).
>     If the UI could change to a more "flat" look (even if the grey
>     /color/ stayed the same), it would give Ubuntu more of a visual
>     appeal.
> You might want to give Unity8 a try :)
>     Also, the top bar that says "Ubuntu Desktop": I've tweaked it
>     using unity tweak tool to make it transparent (with blur). It
>     makes the OS look a lot more polished...except the menus are grey.
>     If the whole UI could be tweaked just a little bit ("flattened" in
>     some places, transparent in others), that would be really awesome.
>     I believe that the UI is due for a change anyway. It's been what?
>     Three years?
>     I'm not sure how hard this would be, I'm an Android developer, not
>     a Linux developer, but I think if the default theme was tweaked,
>     it wouldn't be all that hard...
>     Thanks,
>     Tony
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