Saturday, August 22, 2015

How to Configure Ubuntu Linux Look Like Windows 7/8

Ones who migrating from Windows to Ubuntu Linux will not lose previous look and feel, you can have similar environment in your new home. With look and feel like previous operating system style, you can customize your Ubuntu Linux like the ways I'm tried here.

What You Need?

Here I will explain in brief tutorial how to  make such configuration. What you need among some ingridients are:
- Ready used Ubuntu Linux
- Cinnamon Desktop
- Windows 7/8 Theme
- Windows Icon

Get Installed Cinnamon Desktop

First, you need to install Cinnamon Desktop in your Linux Box with following command line:

Terminal Commands:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lestcape/cinnamon
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install cinnamon

Install Windows Theme

Terminal Commands:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install win-themes

Install Windows Icons

Terminal Commands:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/icons
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install win-icons

Apply The Installation