Clearlooks-Phénix aims at creating a GTK3 port of Clearlooks, the default theme for Gnome 2. Style is also included for GTK2, Unity and for Metacity, Openbox and Xfwm4 window managers.
for Clearlooks-Phénix v1: packages gtk2-engines (if GTK2 applications are used) and gnome-themes-standard;
for Clearlooks-Phénix v2: packages gtk2-engines (if GTK2 applications are used), gnome-themes-standard and gtk3-engines-unico.
for Clearlooks-Phénix v3 and newer: packages gtk2-engines (if GTK2 applications are used).
Download the appropriate version according to your situation:
for GTK 3.0 and 3.2: Clearlooks-Phénix v1;
for GTK 3.4: Clearlooks-Phénix v2;
for GTK 3.6: Clearlooks-Phénix v3;
for GTK 3.8: Clearlooks-Phénix v4;
for GTK 3.10 and 3.12: Clearlooks-Phénix v5;
for GTK 3.14: Clearlooks-Phénix v6;
for GTK 3.20: Clearlooks-Phénix v7.
To find your GTK version:
You can check in your package manager the version of the package libgtk-3-0.
If you use Ubuntu, here's a correspondence between its versions and those of GTK (for a default installation of Ubuntu): Ubuntu 11.10: GTK 3.2; Ubuntu 12.04: GTK 3.4; Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04: GTK 3.6; Ubuntu 13.10: GTK 3.8; Ubuntu 14.04: GTK 3.10; Ubuntu 14.10: GTK 3.12; Ubuntu 15.04: GTK 3.14; Ubuntu 15.10: GTK 3.16; Ubuntu 16.04: GTK 3.18; Ubuntu 16.10: GTK 3.20.
For more details about installation or configuration, see the homepage link or the README file in the archive.
Changelog 6 months ago
2016-10-07: Clearlooks-Phénix v7 released. Compatibility with GTK 3.20 and support of HiDPI.
2014-09-28: Clearlooks-Phénix v6 released. Compatibility with GTK 3.14.
2014-09-23: Clearlooks-Phénix v4 released. Compatibility with GTK 3.8. Clearlooks-Phénix v5 released. Compatibility with GTK 3.10 and 3.12.
2012-11-02: Minor UI fixes in Clearlooks-Phénix v2 and Clearlooks-Phénix v3.
2012-10-23: Clearlooks-Phénix v3 released. Compatibility with GTK 3.6. Dropped dependencies to Adwaita and Unico engines, since the GTK built-in engine is now exclusively used. Documentation updated. Minor UI fixes.
2012-06-30: minor UI fixes. Documentation updated. Wallpaper added. New styles (gnome-terminal, Unity panel...).
2012-06-25: project renamed Clearlooks-Phénix. New version 2 completely rewritten and compatible with GTK 3.4. Almost all widgets now have a Clearlooks style.
2012-02-01: files for Openbox and Xfwm4 window managers; better buttons style; minor UI fixes.
2012-01-18: semi-transparent selection and option to choose white as font color on the desktop.
2011-09-13: first version put on GNOME-Look.org.