Last Sunday I spent some time reviving my old laptops. Had quite some gear lying around and I decided to clean up the trash. I gave my current Acer Aspire running openSUSE 13.2 to my mom, swapped the HP Compaq 6515b with an SSD drive and loaded Xubuntu.
The Numix Project offers a collection of GTK themes and icons. Get hands on those as follows:
Hit the Appearance dialog and set the Style and Icons as Numix.
One more tweak for the day. Though
font anti-aliasing is enabled by default my fonts would not look good in Abiword. To fix the same I ran the
Alt + F2 combination and executed
xfce4-settings-editor. Went to xsettings and set Lcdfilter's value to lcdlight.
As and when I tweak the box further, I'll be writing.
As JoKi stated in the comment below, yes, indeed it looks better with a dock. Oh, I went for
docky instead of