Install flat icon theme in GIMP

Add the flat icon theme to GIMP 2.8 or 2.9 in Linux

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Here's how you can give GIMP a whole new look by installing the flat icon theme.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

cd && wget -O flat-themes.tar.gz http://goo.gl/ZIEGnF

tar xzvf flat-themes.tar.gz && cd flat-themes

sudo mv * /usr/share/gimp/2.*/themes/ && cd .. && rm -r flat*

3. After the install, go to Edit then Preferences then Theme to apply your new theme.

Many people don't like GIMP default icon theme/look and want to change it with something else, so here comes 8 variants which includes: dark, light, darker and also variants with small fonts. Using these themes you can make Gimp experience better and eye catching.

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Additional resources for GIMP

GIMP Site

GIMP Features

GIMP Documentation

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