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How to Install Adapta KDE Theme on Ubuntu KDE Plasma

Adapta GTK Theme, one of the best and hugely popular Icon Theme is available for KDE Plasma Desktop.

Adapta Theme is newly ported for the first time to enjoy it on KDE Plasma 5 Desktop. Definitely, this will make you happy as KDE users of its popular flag stylings. Adapta Theme, right now, is one of the most popular GTK themes and you can proudly use it on KDE Plasma 5 Desktop which is based on Qt 5 Technology.

The Papirus development team is really doing some good job of porting this great Adapta theme for KDE Plasma Desktop. They are also providing some extra things to have a better desktop experience if you are running a GTK based desktop environment.

In port’s GitHub repository, you will find some extra features.

  • A theme for the Aurorae engine
  • Color schemes for the Konsole terminal emulator app
  • Skins for the Yakuake drop-down terminal emulator
  • Themes for the Kvantum SVG-based theme engine
  • Plasma Look-and-Feel Settings and desktop theme
  • A nice Wallpaper

How to Install Adapta KDE Theme on KDE Plasma 5 Desktop


The development team, Papirus, is offering a dedicated PPA for installing Adapta KDE Theme on Kubuntu or Ubuntu based distro that runs a recent KDE 5 Plasma Desktop Environments such as KDE Neon, Xfce or GNOME. So now open a Terminal Emulator, Konsole, and run the following Commands.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:papirus/papirus
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install --install-recommends adapta-kde

This will successfully install the Adapta theme but to enjoy the fully themed experience you are advised to use Adapta KDE Theme with the beautiful and colorful Papirus icon theme. Run the following Commands.

sudo apt install papirus-icon-theme

For the users who are using Arch Linux or OpenSuSE, they can also find this Adapta KDE theme in the AUR and OBS repositories respectively.

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And if you have other distros, not mentioned above, can follow the official Adapta KDE Installer. Run the following Commands into a Terminal Emulator to download it and open the setting to choose the theme.

wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/PapirusDevelopmentTeam/adapta-kde/master/install.sh | sh

At this moment, I hope you could able to beautify your KDE Plasma Desktop. But if you have faced any problems, please let me know and share your thoughts in the comment section.





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