Installing Xfce themes

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Installing Xfce themes

Post by xenopeek » Mon Aug 15, 2016 3:44 am

Guide for how to install Xfce themes:

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Re: Installing Xfce themes

Post by folium » Sat Nov 04, 2017 5:15 am

System: Kernel: 4.8.0-53-generic x86_64 (64 bit)
Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3 Distro: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya
Machine: HP EliteBook Folio 9470m
Graphics: Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
Resolution: 1600x900@60.06hz
GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Ivybridge Mobile
GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 17.0.7
I've followed instructions to the best of my ability and I can't see the new theme in the Appearance menu.

I downloaded from

Extracted and placed it in the themes directory.

So now I have this directory tree:

Am I doing something wrong or is my system broke?

I'm really pleased with Linux Mint but it's stunning how difficult switching themes can be.
Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya | Xfce 4.12.3 | 4.8.0-53-generic 64-bit | HP EliteBook Folio 9470m | i7-3687U | 8GB RAM

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Re: Installing Xfce themes

Post by Blackadder » Thu May 31, 2018 2:30 am

This works for me:

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Re: Installing Xfce themes

Post by Tonho » Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:39 am

Use /usr/share/themes/Arc-Simple-Dark-10/ or /home/folium/.local/share/themes/Arc-Simple-Dark-10/

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