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How to change the color themes in gnome 3? Anyone? (Note using 11.10)

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Hi, I may not understand question properly. However if you are looking for theme tab -- then install gnome-tweak-tool and try it. –  wisemonkey Oct 1 '11 at 0:30
    
You have to edit the theme itself, look at /home/user/.themes/ if you have installed any GTK3 themes FOR the Gnome Shell themes look here askubuntu.com/questions/62495/… –  Uri Herrera Oct 1 '11 at 1:33
    
Also since I have the Kubuntu-desktop installed, I just went to K-desktop settings and changed the color theme there while I had gnome3 running –  user140115 Mar 14 '13 at 1:34
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You have to directly edit the theme. The themes are located under /usr/share/themes. For the Adwaita theme, the colors are declared in the gtk.css file.

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So the gnome theme is written in traditional css? or is it an altered version? –  leech Nov 7 '12 at 15:25
    
Is there a way to preview the changes? –  Calmarius Jan 31 '13 at 22:48
    
@Calmarius No, you just have to edit and then try it out. –  bntser Feb 1 '13 at 4:10
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A simpler way:

sudo apt-get install gnome-colors gnome-tweak-tool

Then, run the command in the terminal:

gnome-tweak-tool

Then go to theme/icon theme.

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Some pretty nice ones can be found here:

http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Gnome_Shell/Themes#Shell-Designs

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