Installing Equinox GTK Engine In Fedora

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This post is going to be pretty short, but this is the steps to install the GTK engine Equinox. There are plenty of others to choose from (search engine: “gtk engines github”), but I like this combination on my Fedora MATE desktop.

To Resolve:

  1. First install dev packages:
sudo yum install gtk-devel
  1. Go to the Equinox download page here and download all 4 of the files.

  2. In your downloads, extract the equinox installer and open a terminal:

configure --prefix=/usr --libdir=/usr/lib64 --enable-animation

# This compiles and installs the engine.
make install
  1. Then load themes from the same link. They should show up in Customize => Appearance under the Themes.

  2. Lastly, load the Faenza icons from the same link. Note that for these, once you extract the folder you have to open a terminal and type: