How to enable user themes in Ubuntu 18.04?

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The way for Ubuntu 17 to installing the gnome-shell-extensions package does not work any more for Ubuntu 18.04. How to enable user themes in Ubuntu 18.04?

The updated gnome-shell-extensions package actually adds the User Theme extension back. You can use that.

First, install the package

sudo apt install gnome-shell-extensions

Second, log out and login again

Third, you can find the User Theme extension in Gnome Tweaks tool (install it if you don’t have it yet by sudo apt install gnome-tweaks)

Enable User Themes plugin in Gnome

Enable it and User Themes will be available for you.

User Themes in Gnome

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