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16 Oct 2018

Repository freezes with stop upstream GTK development. More info here

Preview Adapta KDE  Screenshot: Engine: Kvantum | Kvantum Theme: Adapta Nokto | Aurorae decoration: Adapta | Plasma Theme: Adapta | Icons: Papirus-Adapta-Nokto | File Manager: Dolphin | Dock: Latte Dock | Calendar: Event Calendar

Adapta KDE - This is a port of the popular GTK theme Adapta for Plasma 5 desktop with a few additions and extras.

In this repository you'll find:

  • Aurorae Theme
  • Konsole Color Schemes
  • Kvantum Themes
  • Plasma Color Schemes
  • Plasma Desktop Theme
  • Plasma Look-and-Feel Settings
  • Wallpaper
  • Yakuake Skins


Ubuntu and derivatives

You can install adapta-kde from our official PPA:

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

or download .deb packages from here.

Adapta KDE Installer

Use the script to install the latest version directly from this repo (independently on your distro):


wget -qO- | sh


wget -qO- | uninstall=true sh

Third-party packages

Packages in this section are not part of the official repositories. If you have a trouble or a question please contact with package maintainer.

Distro Maintainer Package
Arch Linux Bruno Pagani sudo pacman -S adapta-kde kvantum-theme-adapta [link]
Arch Linux Jan Neumann adapta-kde-git AUR
openSUSE Konstantin Voinov adapta-kde OBS [link]

NOTE: If you maintainer and want be in the list please create an issue or send a pull request.


  • For better looking please use this pack with Kvantum engine.

    Run kvantummanager to choose and apply Adapta or Adapta Nokto theme.

  • Install Papirus-Adapta icon theme for a more consistent and beautiful experience.

  • Set tree menu view for systemsettings

  • On systemsettings set Noto Sans font for title, menu and toolbar

  • For better looking use toolbar icons without text with 16px size (for Papirus themes)

Hacks for small screen resolution

open rc-file on aurorae theme and set:


Known issues

  • On some propietary video drivers Aurorae have wrong rendering by default with Adapta theme. See more info here


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