Aurora GTK engine theme is the most beautiful & flexible gtk 2.0 theme I 'v ever seen,because it supplis exquisite widgets which like Vista and OSX .Aurora is purely re-built engine theme,so it has great feature that common themes don't have:~
• menubarstyle = 1 # 0 = flat, 1 = gradient, 2 = sunken• curvature = 5 #default widget curvature
• arrowsize = 1 # controls combo_arrow circle size. Diameter set by (11 + 2 * arrowsize)
• old_arrowstyle = FALSE #set to TRUE for original circled arrows (same as arrows in sorted tree columns)
• animation = TRUE # FALSE = disabled, TRUE = enabled (also needs to be compiled with
animation support to work)Inlcuded themes use configurable colours and can be adjusted in Theme Preferences under GNOME.
Installation(official Installation +my suggestion):
1.Gtk 2.10+ is required for this engine.Includes both the GtkRc themes, and the Gtk engineTo install the theme engine extract it to somewhere convenient and in that directory,run: "./configure --prefix=/usr" then "make"For animation support add "-enable-animation" when running "./configure"Then as a root user "make install".
NOTE:if you have not installed Gtk 2.10+ ,you will get error : "GTK+-2.10 is required to compile aurora"when you configure the Aurora.
if you use Ubuntu,you just need to run below command in command line to install Gtk2.10+:
sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-dev
2.Then install the gtkrc themes by extracting them to your ~/.themes directory (3 themes in total),NOTE:IF YOU DON'T LIKE GTKRC THEME,YOU CAN USE YOUR EMERAL/COMPIZ THEME LIKE ME.
3.To change your current theme to Aurora (under GNOME) open up Theme Preferences (usually somewhere under System > Preferences) click the Customize button and under the controls tab select the theme you want.
Download Aurora theme:http://www.gnome-look.org/content/download.php?content=56438&id=1&tan=40882202