Introduction to GNOME Themes Extra

The GNOME Themes Extra package, formerly known as GNOME Themes Standard, contains various components of the default GNOME theme.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS 12.1 platform.

Package Information

GNOME Themes Extra Dependencies


GTK+-3.24.41 with librsvg-2.57.1

Installation of GNOME Themes Extra

Install GNOME Themes Extra by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-gtk2-engine: This switch disables the GTK+-2 theming engine.

--disable-gtk3-engine: This switch disables the GTK+-3 theming engine.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: /usr/lib/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/engines, /usr/share/icons/HighContrast, /usr/share/themes/Adwaita, /usr/share/themes/Adwaita-dark, and /usr/share/themes/HighContrast

Short Descriptions

is the Adwaita GTK+-2 engine theme