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Dark Theme in WSL2

Implement a “dark theme” for GUI apps in Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL2)

To enact a “dark theme” in Ubuntu 22.04, I installed GNOME Tweaks:

sudo apt install gnome-tweaks

Then I configured the following settings:

gsettings set color-scheme prefer-dark
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme Yaru-dark
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface color-scheme prefer-dark
gsettings reset color-scheme

Graphical apps such as Nautilus and Firefox were then displayed with a “dark theme”.

Screen capture of file manager utility in Linux Ubuntu 22.04
Nautilus with Dark Theme enabled in Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL2) Ubuntu 22.04


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