Elegant Theme for Plank Dock Launcher | Numix Theme + A Wallpaper

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Numix is a beautiful theme for Plank dock launcher. The color of this theme looks appropriate with “Name of the Doctor” wallpaper color, which is designed by Namix team as well. Check the installation instructions and Download links for “Numix” Plank theme and “Name of the Doctor” wallpaper down below.

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Download “Name of the Doctor” Wallpaper

It’s available in these display resolutions 2560×1600 and 2560×1440.

Before, we go any further with the Plank Dock theme. Check the installation guide for Plank Dock Launcher in this post, if you don’t have it installed.

Install Numix Theme for Plank on Ubuntu and its derivatives

Run Terminal, then type,

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:numix/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install numix-plank-theme

This repository supports Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin. And any Linux distribution based on these releases such as “Linux Mint 16, Linux Mint 15, Linux Mint 14, Linux Mint 13 and Elementary OS Luna.

[How To]: Activate the Numix Plank Dock Theme

Run Terminal, and open the configuration file for Plank dock using nano text editor with the following command,

nano ~/.config/plank/dock1/settings

Replace the current theme name with “Numix” without the quotes. In my configuration file it’s available in line number 22.

Then press “Ctrl+x” to save and exit the file.

Download Numix Theme for Plank Dock Launcher

If you are running another Linux distribution such as “Fedora 20″ and you would like to download the theme and install it manually please follow the instruction down below.

Download the theme from the deviantart website. Then, Extract the package and copy/move “Numix” directory to the following directory.

~/.local/share/plank/themes

By using Terminal,

unzip numix_theme_for_plank_by_me4oslav-d6ijvlg.zip
mv Numix ~/.local/share/plank/themes

Finally, activate the theme with the same instructions in the previous step.

Also, we had a post earlier “Top 10 Plank Dock Themes” includes a great collection of themes will suit many different color schemes.

Numix.

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