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This might be a somewhat strange question.

I had an argument with a windows person and I told him that linux is so much more customization then he told me to prove it and I told him ..... Now I need to make ubuntu black and white to prove linux is better

I want to make ubuntus menus icons, folder icons etc... except the running apps black and white

something like this ??

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And stock icons.

So can any one point me in a direction I need to go

Thank you in advanced

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Bump. Awesome example for such an argument. – phoeagon May 10 '13 at 13:39
Hope some one will help me out :) or my face is going to become really red – Levan May 10 '13 at 13:46
I seem to recall a QnA on this and the answer involved compiz. If I find it, this question may be a dupe of that. – user25656 May 10 '13 at 14:57
1… but the person who asked the question didn't accept any answer :( – user25656 May 10 '13 at 15:03

You could filter all Icons with a black and white filter, although that would be a lot of work

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Thank you for the reply but I am not quite sure how that would work I tried that in the end most icons did not show up any more :D some one should tell me what format is it tolerant to and what color model should I use and where to place all of this new icons – Levan May 10 '13 at 13:59

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