I think I read somewhere that some adjustment was possible, making LibreOffice fit in reasonably well with the rest of the system, but I can't find it anymore.

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The folks from Xubuntu are currently working on an elementary icon theme for LibreOffice in Github


I'd suggest the sifr theme. Use this command:

sudo apt-get install libreoffice-gnome libreoffice-gtk libreoffice-style-sifr libreoffice-gtk3

From reddit.

However, a lot of people suggest customising the crystal theme.

sudo apt-get install libreoffice-style-crystal

Type ‘Y’, and press enter to complete.

Now, download the Faenza theme here.

Now, after downloading Faenza theme (Don’t worry about it being called images_crystal.zip – it’s the Faenza package, but it’s just been renamed to save you having to do so) you will need to obtain ‘Root Access‘ to be able to modify themes. So, into a Terminal copy and paste, or type out the following:

sudo -i pantheon-files /usr/share/libreoffice/share/config

Next, remove, or rename the images_crystal.zip for in case anything goes wrong. I renamed it to images_crystal_old.zip. Doing this ensures you have a fall-back should anything go wrong.

Now, simply transfer your new images_crystal.zip over to your Files window, and all being well, it should have appeared.

Now, fire-up LibreOffice, and go to Tools — Options — View, and change the theme to Crystal.


  • Thanks, I'll give this a try and accept the answer if it works for me :)
    – waldyrious
    Commented Jul 5, 2015 at 12:33
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    I upvoted but had to accept Daniel's answer since it's the official (albeit still upcoming) solution.
    – waldyrious
    Commented Jul 8, 2015 at 3:03
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    @waldyrious yeah, that's fine I'd do the same!
    – user3
    Commented Jul 8, 2015 at 9:49

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