Great themes for Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot | Updated

(Last updated : 12-12-2011 ) This is a collection of great themes for Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal and 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot, these themes are from Besigi project a blog of François Vogelweith,on the blog exist a collection of wonderful gnome themes for Ubuntu . The installation is easy , just add the repository and then install the theme you like or  the whole collection with one command.

Now i will show you the steps you have to follow to install the themes.

I – Add Bisigi repository

– For Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

Open terminal and and add the stable repository

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bisigi/ppa


II- Update and install Bisigi Themes

sudo apt-get update


Now, To install all themes use this command :

sudo apt-get install bisigi-themes

If you want to install the themes one by one ,then you will have to type the command correspondent to the theme you want to install (first follow the steps above to add the repositories) :

1-Showtime for Gnome :

sudo apt-get install showtime-theme 

2- Balanzan

sudo apt-get install balanzan-theme 


sudo apt-get install infinity-theme 

3-Wild shine

 sudo apt-get install wild-shine-theme 


sudo apt-get install exotic-theme

5- Tropical

sudo apt-get install tropical-theme 

6-Bamboo Zen

sudo apt-get install bamboo-zen-theme

7- Ubuntu sunrise

 sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sunrise-theme 

8- Aqua Dreams

sudo apt-get install aquadreams-theme 

To remove thethemes you have to use the command :

sudo apt-get remove theme-name 

9- Orange

Orange is A New theme from Bisigi blog,This theme is lightweigh one with just 2 Mo, and it is based on a beautifull wallpaper the umar123.

sudo apt-get install orange-theme 

10- Ellanna

Ellana , is the latest theme that bring us the famous Bisigi project. This theme is a little bit special. First of all, it’s the first theme drawn for women. And it’s the first theme, which is a special command too.

sudo apt-get install ellanna-theme

11- Airlines :

This is the first theme based on a walltime (wallpaper that change during the day).

It includes:

– 1 wallpaper

– 1 GTK theme
– 1 Metacity theme
– 1 icons pack

Install Airlines :

sudo aptitude install airlines-theme


This theme has been designed to be used in dark rooms. The various components are darker than is other bisigi themes! It includes

  • 1 Wallpaper: created by Leo L.
  • 2 Gtk theme (only one packaged in the repository)
  • 2 Metacity theme (only one package in the repository)
  • 1 Metacity theme
  • 1 Icons pack

13- Split:

Split is both sophisticated and delicate. A new at Bisigi, the theme combines monochromatic schemes with grey’s contrast. Icons are modern and classic. The wallpaper follows the “natural” tendency and harmonically compliments the theme.

It includes:

  • 1 Wallpaper
  • 1 Gtk theme
  • 1 Metacity theme
  • 1 Metacity theme
  • 1 Icons pack


Install Split:

sudo apt-get install split -theme



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