Running any of the above Systems and feel like you could tweak it with some cool themes? why cant yu give a try on the Vertex-Themes, it’s gonna amaze you!!!. Kali Linux 2.0 was released and theming it makes it a must use Linux distro.If you are running Kali 2.0 on Vmware read How to install Linux Kernel Headers on Kali Linux 2.0 (Kali Sana). If you haven’t installed Kali Linux 2.0 then reading How to upgrade to Kali Linux 2.0 (Kali Sana) from Kali Linux 1.x will be cool.


This is how to install the Vertex-Themes.
a)switch to root by typing;

$sudo su

and enter your normal user password

b) edit your repos by adding the following repository using the command;

echo 'deb /' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vertex-theme.list

c) add the repo key to your apt by using the commands;

apt-key add - < Release.key

d) update your system using

apt-get update

e) install the vertex-theme with the command

apt-get install vertex-theme

Note: Above repos can also be used to install both arc-theme and vertex-theme, to install arc-theme, type the command,

apt-get install arc-theme

Once you are done with the above procedure, proceed to changing to your newly installed theme. Ensure that
you have gnome-tweak-tool installed, If not then do it by typing the command;

apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool

Then launch the gnome-tweak-tool by navigating to applications at the extreme left corner then usual applications >>utilities >> Tweak-tool 


On the gnome tweak tool, to enable full vertex-theme, select vertex for window and shell theme.

 ceti-2-theme installation

1) Add ceti-2-theme repo to your system.

 echo 'deb /' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ceti-2-theme.list

2) Download and isntall repo key


3) Install the key

apt-key add - < Release.key

4) Do system update and install the theme

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ceti-2-theme

You can now lauch your tweak tool and use the theme.


Hope it was helpful.Thanks for reading. In case of a problem,feel free to drop a comment.

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  1. After trying to figured out why Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vertex-theme.list (dist) i see that you must delete the END OF FILE out of repository.Dear computingforgeeks ,did you intentionally left out the last line or is it work when you tried.I installed the theme this night.


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