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Is there a terminal command to find out which gtk theme is being used and whether the theme is in ~/.themes or in /usr/share/themes?

On running gsettings get org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme, I see Greybird which is the default theme in Xubuntu but I'm not using that; I'm using another theme called Numix which I've modified and am running from ~/.themes after renaming it to MyNumix.

[08:41 PM] ~ $ gsettings get org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme
[08:41 PM] ~ $ 
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what does gsettings get org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme show? – Rinzwind Nov 26 '13 at 13:30
Edited question with gsettings output. – user25656 Nov 26 '13 at 15:17

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