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4 New Firefox Themes

I stumbled upon Garret LeSage's Blog, and found that 4 new themes have been uploaded to the official Firefox addons site: Tango, Tangerine, Gnome and Industrial. What I really love about these themes, is how well they integrate with the Gnome desktop. It almost feels now, that I am using a native Linux application, rather than an app that has been ported to Linux, which ultimately, is how Firefox has always felt to me.

The icons help establish a standard for theming that establishes a consistent look and feel for Open Source applications. These 4 Firefox themes are part of the Tango Desktop Project to help establish that standard, and all 4 are compatible with Firefox 2 and later (I haven't tested them with versions 1.5.0.* and earlier).

Click on an image to take you to the download page:

Tango Firefox Icon SetGnome Firefox Icon Set
Tangerine Firefox Icon SetIndustrial Firefox Icon Set

A brief summary of each theme is as follows:

Tango: Icons from the Tango Desktop Project for a consistent user experience for free and Open Source software with graphical user interfaces.
Tangerine: Icons from the Tango Desktop Project. It is a variant of the "Tango" theme for use with Ubuntu themes.
Gnome: Icons from the Tango Desktop Project. It is a variant of the "Tango" theme for use with the GNOME default icons.
Industrial: Icons from the Tango Desktop Project. It is a variant of the "Tango" theme for use with Novell's Industrial look.

If you ask me, and you're a Gnome user, there is really no other reason to use any other Theme with Firefox 2. Thanks Nico Kaiser for making these available.

{ 1 } Comments

  1. findlay using BonEcho 2.0 on GNU/Linux 64 bits | November 9, 2006 at 8:07 pm | Permalink

    But what I want is a transparent theme that is just a pass-through for the current main gnome theme. I wonder if that is possible.

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