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I installed the Equinox themes in 11.10 but I'm not quite sure how to use them; I installed Gtk-ChTheme and they're all in there, but nothing appears to happen when I press apply and I don't see the themes in the appearance menu...

What am I doing wrong? I want to apply the theme and icon set. Thanks!

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Can you edit your question to provide more information on where you got the theme from and how you installed it? –  Christopher Kyle Horton Jan 5 '12 at 22:11
Also, you may want to take a look at this answer on another question and let us know if it solves the problem for you. Thanks! –  Christopher Kyle Horton Jan 5 '12 at 22:13

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You are using a tool for GTK+2 in a GTK+3 setting. To change the theme at Ubuntu 11.04 and later, you will need gnome-tweak-tool instead.

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