Fix ugly Skype theme on Ubuntu 14.04

Because Skype is a 32bit app and the GTK theme engine is not installed by default for 32bit, skype uses Clearlooks theme instead of the ubuntu’s gtk Ambiance theme.

To fix this, install the following:


Before fixing skype


Screenshot from 2014-04-19 12:54:16

  • Charlie Callow

    Thanks! This helped with VMWare Horizon View Client which suffers from the same issue.

  • Alex

    Thanks this worked on Mint 17.1 and Skype 4.3. Much prettier.

  • Fernando Martin

    thanks!!!! much better !!!