Last five or six times I installed Ubuntu I noticed that Emerald Theme Manager didn’t work at all or didn’t work properly. I started reading internet to find solution and I found out that the best method is compile the source code. So in order install Emerald in Ubuntu 12.04 follow these instructions:

1. Install packages in terminal:

2. Download the emerald (here you have copy of this file).

3. Install the emerald in terminal. When you downloaded emerald-0.9.5.tar.gz to the “Downloads” folder, go there:

4. Type in terminal

to run emerald. If you want automatic start emerald in your Ubuntu go to ccsm (CompizConfig Settings Manager) find section “Window Decoration” and in the “Command” field type:

. CCSM Window Decoration

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