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1answer
43 views

Change Custom Theme's Desktop Label

I'm attempting to write a custom theme for 12.04 and would like to change the upper left-hand corner label for the desktop from "Ubuntu Desktop" to a simple icon. (See image) ) In looking through ...
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1answer
3k views

How can you change the GTK Theme and Window Decorations separately in Unity?

I'm trying to mix and match a GTK theme with a different Window Decoration, but I cant see where this can be done. The Unity-Tweak-Tool changes the two in tandem, but this is not necessarily what I ...
0
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2answers
187 views

Is there anyway to change themes using a program?

This also means that the program can install themes by itself, because the main reason I don't want to change from the default theme is that I have to install the theme myself after downloading it ...
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0answers
53 views

Is Ubuntu Mobile easily customizable?

I want to know if Ubuntu Mobile can be modified such as with different icons, menus bars and tweaks that change the way it might came from the factory and make it more "mine", like this Cinnamon Elune ...
0
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0answers
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How do we make custom distro (own fork) of Ubuntu, fully customized from the desktop, login screen, plymouth until boot screen? [duplicate]

I want to make make own distro of Ubuntu with fully customized UI pre-installed on the image/LiveCD I want something on my custom linux later like this : Pre-customized Window Manager skin ...
0
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1answer
93 views

Unable to delete custom colors under Appearance/Background

The "Background" panel in "System Settings/Appearance", allows to select the background color of the desktop, solid or with a gradient. There, the "Pick a color" window allows to choice a color from ...
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0answers
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Finding polar clock, weather, and CPU desklets, and default titlebar in Cinnamon

Does anyone know how to set up Cinnamon like in these images? This one shows a polar clock and Calendar, temperature, and system information as desklets. I can't find any of these in the desklets ...
2
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1answer
282 views

How to refresh an icon that has been changed so the new one shows up?

I want to customize two icons in the top right indicator of the unity-panel, the one for everpad and the one for deluge. I found this solution: How do I merge two icon sets? ...and love it, it's ...
0
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1answer
404 views

How to install Mac buttons and scrollbars on 12.10?

I recently installed the mac theme for Ubuntu 12.10 from Noobslab. The installation went properly and I am now running the Mac theme. But I still don't have the scrollbars and buttons for Mac. This is ...
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1answer
6k views

Gtk version problem while installing themes to Ubuntu 12.10

I am a little confused with the gtk stuff. I heard Ubuntu 12.10 already has gtk3.6.0. I am trying to install a theme that says it requires gtk 3.6.0. So when I click download, it doesn't download, ...
3
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0answers
193 views

How to change color of the frame of a maximizing window [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the “Selected Items” color? How do I change the theme and window border color? Can I theme the menubar to look different if a window is maximized? ...
2
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0answers
271 views

How to use a different gtk (gtk3) theme for some applications?

I want to use a custom theme for Nautilus and for some other applications but I want to keep the generic theme for the rest of the applications and system. I know it can be done in gtk2. For ...
1
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1answer
435 views

Ubuntu Customization

I am beginner on this OS.I ask you to tell me how to customize my desktop or the appearance of this OS on general.I mean these things that you can't do on windows.So i want to learn about softwares ...
0
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1answer
135 views

Piratunbu theme 2.0 for 12.04?

I would really love to have this theme but cant seem to find where to get it at?does anyone have it or know how to get it for 12.04?
2
votes
1answer
558 views

Customize color of selection rectangle when clicking-and-dragging on desktop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the “Selected Items” color? When I click and drag on my desktop it shows an orange box, however my My color scheme is blue, so how can I ...
9
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2answers
608 views

How to save theme settings and restore it later?

I have changed base theme and made also some modifications (change fonts, sizes, icons sets etc) I would like to save all and test some other themes and restore them back.I'm using 12.04. Is this ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Is there any alternative for gnome-appearance-properties?

gnome-appearance-properties is no more available in Gnome3 and newer. I want to change Background and Text colors of Windows, Input Boxes, Selected Items, etc. and customize Theme. Is there any ...
0
votes
1answer
184 views

How to make “Chameleonic Ambiance Script” select a lighter hue for dark wallpapers?

I just started using an amazing script that makes the default "Ambiance" theme use that selected color. More details can be found Here I find this really amazing. But with my wallpaper being as ...
1
vote
2answers
469 views

How do you assign an icon to a specific program or window in the panel?

I am trying to complete an icon theme and I cannot seem to find out how to install custom icons. Rather, there are certain windows that I cannot find the icon names for. All of the others have been ...
2
votes
1answer
594 views

Is there a basic guide to creating themes in Burg?

I have a basic theme idea I'd like to create in burg. I can find some information about customizing existing themes in burg, but not a basic tutorial that shows you how to create your own unique ...
1
vote
1answer
535 views

Fix messed up themes in 12.04

I recently updated to Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2 and lots of the themes I have look messed up. They either have black backgrounds where it should be white or the text becomes white to match the backgrounds, ...
5
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2answers
1k views

How to change desktop theme periodically

Is it possible change desktop theme In each hour
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3answers
23k views

How do I modify existing themes in 12.04?

Is there any way to modify the theme that comes with Ubuntu 12.04? It was possible with Ubuntu 10.x. I wonder why they removed the basic customization. Are there any improvements in this area for ...
2
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0answers
608 views

How do I design KDE themes? [closed]

I read the guide here http://techbase.kde.org/Development/Tutorials/Plasma/Theme but it doesn't explain how to design themes much. It just goes over the basics. Can anyone tell me how or link me to a ...
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0answers
131 views

Is there a way to superimpose a transparent image over everything that is displayed on screen? [closed]

Is there a way in ubuntu/xubuntu to superimpose an image(ie transparent texture) over everything that is displayed on the screen? Please see a screen capture with the same effect but produced by ...
4
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3answers
2k views

How can I make Ubuntu look like Debian 6.0 “Squeeze”?

I really like the simple look of Debian's interface. What desktop environment is it? Is it easy to replicate?
5
votes
1answer
820 views

How to theme Nautilus' resize area/handle border?

I'd like to change the visual appearance of the marked resize border/areas in Nautilus: If I knew how those elements are named in GTK+, I'm sure I could find out what I'd need to add to ...
2
votes
0answers
523 views

How can I edit GTK+ 3 themes to remove the window borders? [closed]

Just like it is in the Zukini and Zukitwo shell themes, I want to edit the Ambiance theme and remove window borders. Here are some screenshots: GNOME terminal Ambiance Zukini GVIM Ambiance ...
9
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3answers
4k views

How do I theme the Nautilus background image?

I want to change the background image in the Nautilus file browser. My idea is to put my own style in the background. I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and Nautilus is version 3. I know that I have to change ...
1
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1answer
497 views

How can I force the Nautilus sidebar text color to stay white in my Ambiance modification?

This is related to How can I change the color of the pane separator for my Ambiance theme modification?, which has just been solved. Now I have a new issue. As shown below, the text color for the ...
4
votes
4answers
26k views

How to change the mouse pointer theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change mouse cursor and theme? How can I change mouse pointer theme in Ubuntu 11.10, as in previous versions of Ubuntu?
2
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1answer
979 views

How can I change the color of the pane separator for my Ambiance theme modification?

I am currently messing around with Ambiance, trying to give Nautilus a dark sidebar (because I think it looks much better that way, especially with the current look having the dark-colored breadcrumbs ...
0
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1answer
710 views

Can't use custom themes, Gnome Shell 3.2

I can't manage to get gnome tweak tool to allow me to switch themes, nor to install the required extensions and have them working. Could anyone please give me any pointers? EDIT: Fixed it, but I ...
3
votes
1answer
185 views

How to curve the edges of menus?

I want to know if this is possible. Like the menu when you right click, if the edges can be curved. I don't like to see the square appearance.
5
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2answers
8k views

How to change the background colour of a window?

Since 11.10 you can't change much in the appearance options, just the windows border styles but NOT the background colour like you could do it in Natty. For some odd reason as I upgraded to 11.10, it ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

How do you change the theme, icon-set and mouse-theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the “Selected Items” color? I LOVE the idea for Ubuntu 11.10, but I can't customize it the way I want it. Also, how do you change the ...
5
votes
2answers
749 views

Is GNOME-DO Themeable?

I was wondering if Gnome DO is themable, besides the 5 pre-installed themes.. I took a look at the projects' page and didn't discover anything. Do you know if there is any chance of unofficial theming ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

What kind of themes can I use on Xfce?

I don't like the themes I have in my system (Xubuntu 11.04) by default. Is Xfce Look the only place where I can get new themes? Can I run themes that are made for Gnome, for example?
7
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3answers
1k views

Override theme background color for certain applications

When using a custom theme (Equinox Evolution Midnight in my particular case) the manager at System > Preferences > Appearance > Theme > Customize > Colors is indeed reflecting the actual system-wide ...
1
vote
1answer
992 views

How do I make a theme have SQUARE instead of ROUND windows?

How can I make my favorite theme (i.e, Orta) have square instead of rounded window corners?
3
votes
1answer
967 views

Change side pane color in Rhythmbox?

I've recently changed the sidebar color in Nautilus to match the theme. Is there something I could do similar for Rhythmbox? Thanks for any help!
6
votes
1answer
2k views

Editing GTK theme (adding a border)

I am using a GTK theme which I love except that it doesn't have borders around the windows. If I am on a web page (for example) with a white background and my wallpaper is white I don't know where the ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Nautilus toolbar and status bar theming

I want to change background and font color of nautilus status bar and toolbar. (I hope the bar where breadcrumbs are is the toolbar.) I can see editing ~/.gtkrc-2.0 helps in changing sidepane as well ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

How to convert Ubuntu cursor to Windows and conversely?

Is it possible to convert ubuntu cursor theme to windows .cur and .ani. and make ubuntu cursor theme from Windows .cur & .ani files? If so, How thanks :)
2
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1answer
2k views

Change the complete KDE Desktop Look like a Theme?

Is there any application to change the complete look of KDE like a theme in gnome? Without changing the colors, icons, styles, backgrounds, decorators and so forth individually but in one process ...
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1answer
861 views

Will the Unity Desktop be themable? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Will Unity be more customizable? Will Unity become themeable? Hi Will the user be able to customize the desktop in terms of changing icon sets and themes in the same ...