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Reverse Damage Caused by Gnome-Shell to Unity

OK, so I installed gnome-shell for some unfathomable reason and it essentially broke a bunch of stuff in the unity desktop. I've tried reinstalling ubuntu-desktop by doing sudo apt-get install ...
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Nautilus thinks it is always maximized when using Ambience Theme [closed]

After upgrading from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04 I have the problem that with the Ambience Theme no title bars are shown in some applications, eg Nautilus: It is also not possible to resize the window in ...
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How to fix this broken Gnome Shell ?

Any idea how I can fix this theme? The gap between the icons are bigger than usual and the dock is mis-positioned to a lower portion of the screen!
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1answer
53 views

All themes are not appearing in Ubuntu 13.10

I a using ubuntu 13.10 and I can not see all available themes in either 'Appearance' or 'unity-tweak tool' Though I have many theme in /usr/share/themes' directory. I do not have~/.themes` folder. Do ...
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Customize gedit color theme as python idle

class Player(): My gedit used python idle theme so when i type this piece, 'class' show orange but 'Player' is black. so if i want change classname or function name's color into blue, what should i ...
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Change background and foreground color of special windows

I'm customizing my Xubuntu theme. With GNOME Color Chooser I can change most of the default option regarding the colours of windows background. But seems that for some special widows like Volume ...
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Making a custom mouse cursor in ubuntu 12.04

I have done some customization to my desktop but I am really stumped on trying to figure out how to make my own mouse cursor by taking a png and editing it and then making it an x11 file. I have ...
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25 views

Text shadow in gnome-shell.css for currently active window

I am trying to edit the gnome-shell.css file for my current theme on Gnome 3.6 Ubuntu and cannot find the entry for the currently active window as I'd like to remove the text shadow.
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451 views

Modify Indicator Appearence

I've found a theme that I really like (Flatstudio for anyone interested), but there is only one minor thing that works not as expected: if you look at the screenshot at the indicator-messaging ...
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1answer
140 views

How to add a session type button to lightdm-webkit-greeter theme?

I'm experimenting with the webkit greeter for lightdm. Ubuntu 13.10 64 bits. I want to learn to create my own themes. I noticed that the default theme does not show a language select button or a ...
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1answer
229 views

How to use GNOME tweak tool to get shell themes

So I'm trying to get custom shells and have tried using this as many people have recommended it. All I see in the Shell Extensions menu is "install shell extension" and when I click on the link user ...
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428 views

Ubuntu 13.10 + Gnome 3.10, some menu's lack left padding

I just installed Gnome 3.10 (I know - it's experimental) and everything is working great except for some menu's seem to lack any left padding, causing the text to kind of stick to the edge. Anyone ...
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gnome config customisations do not persist after 12.04 to 13.10 upgrade

I recently upgraded from 12.04LTS to 13.10. I'm using the gnome/metacity combination as a desktop rather than unity, and the actual upgrade seemed to go okay - except for some driver issues. ...
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Strange theme after download

I downloaded CairoDock yesterday and since I rebooted my system it shows me this weird theme, with orange windows and little white borders around programs, also my icons are messed up, the top right ...
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1answer
142 views

Theme folder - cannot access permissions

I am very new to Ubuntu and couldn't find a straight forward answer or solution to this: I'm running Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 and I have installed Tweak Tool. Running fine. I've downloaded the ...
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108 views

Gnome overlay scrollbar in Firefox

I've been looking for a way to get Gnome's overlay scrollbar working in Firefox. By its appearance, it seems like Firefox is using the standard non-overlay GTK scrollbar, but I haven't found a way to ...
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101 views

Installing Shell themes via command line

I can't figure out how to install a new gnome-shell theme in a bash script. I'm unzipping the .zip to ~/.local/share/themes and gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.user-theme name 'theme' but ...
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267 views

Theme color conversion

Simple question. I like the Ambiance-dark theme found online, but I heavily dislike orange. I went in the theme files and modified the colour settings to green, but there is one little thing that I ...
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1answer
40 views

Do I need gnome on my PC with 12.04LTS to install gtk themes?

I was just asking if I need gnome installed on my PC for me to install GTK themes......on UBUNTU 12.04LTS.
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How do I apply a cursor theme in Ubuntu 13.10

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and I found a cursor theme that I really like however, when I use the GNOME tweak tool to apply it it doesn’t change but when I open a program like Firefox its there but not ...
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Would like to get rid of new bar along the bottom of screen that shows active apps and workspaces

I just installed ubuntu 13.04 Gnome Desktop, then upgraded to 13.10 and added a shell extension to use custom themes. I played around with installing themes, and now I have a bar across the top of the ...
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1answer
185 views

Ubuntu-GNOME 13.10 title bar stuck [duplicate]

I installed compiz and ccsm to try and change something, but that didn't work. The minute I installed compiz, my title bars went orange, and no changing of themes will help them. Example: I've ...
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283 views

Change theme with old gnome look

I really like the old gnome theme (photo), and I was wondering if there's a posibility to install it on ubuntu 12.04? If so, tell me how please. Thanks!
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Gnome Shell Title Bar won't change

I've Gnome Shell 3.8.4 on Ubuntu 13.10 and gnome-tweak-tool but I can't change the title bar (I think that it's metacity-1 that does it) with any theme. I can change icons, everything else on the ...
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1answer
197 views

Numix Theme Removal : Resulting Mixed Themes

I tried installing Numix using the command: sudo apt-get install numix-gtk-theme numix-icon-theme numix-wallpaper-saucy But I didnt like it. So I tried removing it using sudo apt-get remove ...
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202 views

Gnome Tweak Tool completely not working

I Booted my computer up today and found that my gnome shell theme was gone, along with all my extensions and gtk window themes. I opened up tweak tool, and sure enough they were all disabled, but ...
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Updates broke my themes/shell [Ubuntu 12.04 running Gnome 3 ] [closed]

Update 09 Nov 2013: This problem was sorted out by updates that came later. I am running gnome-session 3.4.2.1. After the latest updates (listed below) my theme regressed to what looks like tango - ...
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How can i set defaults look and feel in gnome “session fall back” in ubuntu 12.04 for new users?

I would like to change the behaviour of UBUNTU when creating desktop for new users. Like background, panel position, avalaible shortcuts to applications and so on. I know that i have to dig into ...
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102 views

ubuntu 12.04 gnome classic no effect - Theme does not work

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 gnome classic with no effect I am trying to use Ubuntu tweak to make some tweaks for theme. I move the theme folder into usr/share/themes and i can see the theme in the ...
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103 views

Error change icon theme in gnome-shell

Good afternoon. Ubuntu 13.04. Gnome-shell by default. In the system for a long time i did not change, just do install the software update. Earlier is always the theme of icons was faenza. At one ...
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Why the toolbar buttons are black again?

I really like the 13.4 release, because of the toolbar button color, I prefer when it is not black. I don't know why you didn't applied it on all the apps, including gedit ... So my question is, will ...
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1answer
307 views

I've the menu twice in 13.10/unity after trying gnome flashback and installing nvidia-prime

I tried gnome flashback and installed nvidia-prime just after, so maybe one of these is responsible. I've got a messed up interface under unity with menus in the system bar AND in the app itself. How ...
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1answer
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How do I integrate Gnome applications properly in XFCE?

Recently I've installed Xfce. I had used Xubuntu some time ago and wanted to install it again because of the more extensive possibilities to configurate it. However, now I have one problem: some Gnome ...
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How to know what icon is being used in the dock?

I want to replace the synaptic icon (although it could be any other). I have found the Desktop Entry, Icon Theme and Icon Naming specifications that gnome follows (somewhat?), but even though I've ...
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1answer
78 views

Wallpaper not rendered on Ubuntu 13.04

I'm experiencing an issue where there is a black background on Ubuntu startup and whenever I open or close anything it leaves shadows on that black background. I'm using compiz and a custom theme ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 cannot change window border theme

I installed Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and when I change GTK theme using Gnome Tweak Tool, only theme of widgets changes, theme of Window border remains same. Can somebody help me to fix this issue ?
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How to install Gnome's global Dark theme in Ubuntu 13.10

I have checked many many many dark themes but nothing comes even close to Gnome's global Dark theme (the one you activate through gnome-tweak-tool). It's simple and elegant. Especially nautilus looks ...
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69 views

How to get my theme settings back after update?

I did a dist-upgrade yesterday and it appears to have broken my gtk theme (and touch pad scrolling + tap and font preferences!). e.g. firefox prefs dialog: I know it's my settings because if I ...
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1answer
516 views

Booting Ubuntu 12.04 in Unity the Windows Theme & Icon Theme reversed back to and always locked to Ubuntu default

I did set up last year Faience-Ocre as my Icon Theme and Adwaita Cupertino L Unity as my Windows Theme (the GTK+ thme was unchanged to Adwaita (default)). It has worked perfectly well until 3 days ago ...
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GTK X error leads to ugly theme [duplicate]

My gtk theme is pretty ugly for Ubuntu 12.04 that I just installed after some research online I realized that there must be a problem with the gtk them so when I ran gnome-settings-daemon I go this ...
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how to find out more with command gdb when gnome-terminal crashes?

Is this dependent on which themes are actually set with gnome-tweak-tool, when gnome-terminal crashes ? At moment here gnome-terminal is crashing often ( conflict between themes and lang-settings in ...
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After installing gconf-editor, tweak tool doesn't work

I used Tweak Tool to personalize Gnome 3.6 but recently I've installed Maximus and Gconf-editor and the tweak tool won't work anymore. Any ideas?
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Modify gtk3 theme - menu bar

I've installed FaienceZukiMac gtk3 theme and there's a "white balloon" surrounding each entry in the menu of every gtk3 program. Here's a screenshot of what I'm talking about How can I change it ...
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1answer
639 views

How can I change the white background in the file manager?

I would like to change the white background of my file manager. (I really searched everywhere and tried a lot of things.) I was tryng to change CSS files of my theme (GTK2 & GTK3 folders) and I ...
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how to customize gnome3 shell gui gears?

I use gnome3 shell and a user-defined theme. But the theme is not robust. For example, the font of a combobox has the same foreground and background color. So, how can I customize the foreground and ...
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1answer
150 views

How to change the notifications dialog theme?

After installing Gnome 3 on my Ubuntu 13.04 (Unity) the "notification dialog theme" (screenshot below) changed. I'd like to know if is possible to return to the Unity default notification dialog theme ...
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12.04/GNOME3.4.2 WIndows/panels showing gray not white

I'm super new to Linux (I got this machine 2 weeks ago) so excuse me if I ask silly questions. I'm not sure what might have triggered this, but lately I've been seeing grey backgrounds instead of ...
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How to remove Gnome theme completely from Ubuntu 13.04

I installed Gnome Desktop theme from Software Center last week. But since I used it and I am having some problem with my keyboard. I tried to remove it from software center but I can still see the ...
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422 views

“Invalid theme” using Gnome 3 themes

I am trying to change the shell theme on my acer C7 chromebook laptop. I put ubuntu on the laptop with chrubuntu. I don't know if this has anything to do with the problems I'm running into, but I just ...
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1answer
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Create new Gnome Classic theme and config system to offer all users

I'm trying to create new Gnome Classic theme (gnome-session-fallback) on Ubuntu Precise. I want to include it into System Settings -> Background menu to offer that configuration to all users. I'm ...