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An Arc port to the KDE Aurorae engine. KArc is a flat theme with support for transparency using QTCurve. KArc also supports translucent window backgrounds (blurred and increased contrast) using Desktop Effects.

####KArc is available in the following variants:


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  • KDE Plasma 5 (tested on 5.4.2)
  • QTCurve theme engine


 git clone https://github.com/zbeptz/KArc-theme.git && cd KArc-theme
 cp -r {KArc,KArc-Dark} ~/.local/share/aurorae/themes/
 cd desktoptheme && cp -r {KArc,KArc-transparent} ~/.local/share/plasma/desktoptheme
 cd .. && cp {KArcDark.colors,KArc.colors} ~/.local/share/color-schemes
 cp KArc.qtcurve ~/.local/share/QTCurve

To enable translucency, go to System Settings > Desktop Behavior > Desktop Effects, then select Background Contrast and Blur. Blur strength can be set light->strong.

Bug reporting

If you find a bug, please report it at https://github.com/zbeptz/KArc-theme/issues

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