Elementary OS Tweaks

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Elementary Tweaks and other goodies

Elementary Tweaks is a tool that allows you to customize the elementary desktop further. It can be used to configure the themes, icons, dock, window buttons, desktop effects etc. It comes from a separate ppa.

$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:versable/elementary-update -y
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install elementary-tweaks

The ppa provides wallpapers, themes, icon packs and more applications

$ sudo apt-get install elementary-wallpaper-collection

Wingpanels slim and super

$ sudo apt-get install wingpanel-slim super-wingpanel

Themes and icon packs

$ sudo apt-get install elementary-.*-theme elementary-.*-icons

The themes, icons, and wingpanel settings can be edited from System Settings > Tweaks

Synapse indicator is a search tool to find apps and files quickly. Install as follows

$ sudo apt-get install indicator-synapse

After installation logout and login back, and you should see a search icon in the wingpanel system tray.