Unbroken is a flat light theme based on Arc for the Cinnamon desktop environment, but should also work with other GTK 3 based environments.
Supported GTK version
Supported Ubuntu OS versions
How To Install:
Extract to /usr/share/themes or ~/.themes (create it (in your home folder) if necessary)
Change via distribution specific tweak tool
Note: If your distribution doesn't ship separate development packages you just need GTK 3 instead of the
For the theme to function properly, install the following
- Gnome Shell, GTK 3.14 - 3.22
- The murrine engine. This has different names depending on your distro.
gtk2-engines-murrine(Mint, Debian, Ubuntu, elementary OS)
After the installation is complete you can activate the theme from the settings menu, or with
gnome-tweak-tool or a similar program by selecting
Unbroken as the Cinnamon theme.
sudo rm -rf /usr/share/themes/Unbroken
Unbroken looks great with the Arc theme for Firefox, available at github.com/horst3180/arc-firefox-theme
Unbroken icon theme
The Unbroken theme is currently designed to work with the Arc icon theme, available at github.com/horst3180/arc-icon-theme
To install the Chrome/Chromium theme go to the Extra folder and drag and drop the unbroken.crx file into the Chrome/Chromium window. The source of the Chrome themes is located in the source folder Unbroken/extra/Chrome/unbroken.crx.
If you have Ubuntu with a newer GTK/Gnome version than the one included by default (i.e Ubuntu 14.04 with GTK 3.14 or Ubuntu 15.04 with GTK 3.16, etc.) you have to install the theme manually as described above. This is also true for other distros with a different GTK/Gnome version than the one included by default
If you get artifacts like black or invisible backgrounds under Unity, disable overlay scrollbars with
gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode normal
Bugs should be reported on the issues page
Unbroken is available under the terms of the MIT license. See
LICENSE for details.
Unbroken is based on OSX White Theme by LinxGem33