By default changing the default theme requires that you modify the files yourself or copy few files to the required directories. Well, if this is not in your scheme of things for changing the theme, a very simple task. Now, you can simply do this with gnome shell extensions.
First you need to install the following:
And while you are at it, feel free to search for gnome-shell-theme with the command :
to see the list of themes and install the ones that you are interested in with the command
Once this is done, open gnome-twea-toolr in a terminal and enable User shell themes.
Now you can quickly select any theme that you like from the selector, can it get any easier and simpler than this 🙂
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