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Restore qt integration after removing KDE

Restore GTK integration after removing KDE; this shows how to remove the kde-theme for gtk, and now I want to do the same for qt-applications. I have tried qt4-qtconfig, and it does not work. Here is ...
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how to have lightgray interface from kde to ubuntu

I want to give all my apps a light-gray interface without actually installing KDE or Kubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Is there a theme or something that can achieve this ?
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KDE appearance broken after using systemsettings

On Ubuntu 14.04 (Unity) I wanted to change some KDE appearance settings, so I installed systemsettings. This turned out to be a bad idea, since it made the fonts in KDE applications ugly (see How to ...
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1answer
270 views

KDE Theme broken after 13.10 → 14.04 upgrade

I just did the upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 and the default KDE theme not looks like no theme at all: I usually use KDE with Awesome WM as the window manager, but even without Awesome WM, this looks ...
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40 views

Cannot change any icon sizes in Kubuntu System Settings…can someone help me please?

I'm a newbie when it comes to Ubuntu and I'm using the latest version of Kubuntu. When I go to System Settings, then Application Appearance, then Icons, then Advanced, all the Size drop-down boxes ...
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How do I change the icon size in the KDE status bar?

On my 13 inch screen with 3200x1800px I adapted all fonts to 230dpi which is ok in most cases. Also in Settings, I could change Icons of the KDE Theme to 64px. Only the Icons in the statusbar at the ...
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82 views

Make app-specific .css file for gtk theme

I have conflict problems with using dark theme and a KDE application (kile). As you can see from the screenshot, the log area (at the bottom) is black on gray, which is very annoying to read. I know ...
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350 views

Problem with install Oxygen-Transparent theme on Kubuntu

I would like to install Oxygen-Transparent theme on Kubuntu 12.04. (the KDE version is 4.11.2) To install that : sudo apt-get install build-essential cmake kdelibs5-dev and then : sudo apt-get ...
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42 views

Wrong theme with kdesudo

A while ago I installed Kubuntu on Ubuntu (then 12.10) with sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop. Ever since I've got a problem when running some gui applications as root. For example when running ...
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1answer
551 views

KDE Desktop themes not installing?

I am currently trying out KDE plasma as it has far better customization. I tried to install the Unity Ambiance and Unity Radiance themes from the Desktop theme section in System Settings. It says ...
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1answer
164 views

Background color of kate's search/replace input fields

I'm using kate on my ubuntu 13.04 unity without any problems. Even the dark mediterranean-themes (http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/?content=156782) look great inside kate. As you may see in the ...
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1answer
366 views

KDE doesn't change the whole theme

The KDE themes aren’t changing right. When I change a theme, it only changes the decorations and the panels and widgets. The rest of the theme remains same. How can I change the grey area (IDK ...
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1answer
493 views

KDE app theming using sudo in Unity

When I run Kontact as another user using gksudo, gksu, or kdesudo, the theming is all messed up: When I run Thunderbird as another user, it works fine! I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 using the Unity ...
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1answer
617 views

Modify KDE Desktop theme

I'm using the Caledonia theme in KDE, but the icons in the Task Manager are way too big. Is there a way to change the size of all the icons? This is how it looks right now. I would prefer it if the ...
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1answer
1k views

Where are theme settings stored?

I installed Ubuntu with several Desktop Environments, including Unity, KDE and LXDE. I am struggling to change the background tooltip color which is black and causes displaying problems in Eclipse. ...
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286 views

how to change selection color in Kubuntu 12.04

Before posting a question here i have gone through search in askubutu and got this question but that didn't help me . may be that suitable for Ubuntu with gnome etc . but not good for Kubuntu . some ...
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KDE skin in Unity after installing KDE [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and I just installed KDE, so I could have both desktop environments and switch between on the login screen. However, when I logged back in with Unity, some programs now show up ...
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Install themes on kubuntu

I just installed the package kubuntu-desktop and i found some really good themes online: http://kubuntu-art.org/content/show.php/Ice+cream+Theme+%28QtCurve%2CEmerald%2CChrome%29?content=151493 ...
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2answers
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How to install QtCurve 'tar.gz' theme in Kubuntu 12.04?

I have downloaded this theme from kde-look. How I can install it? I copied the uncompressed files to ~.kde/share/apps/desktoptheme/ but it doesn't work.
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917 views

How to change oxygen window decorator?

I am using kubuntu 12.04 and kde 4.9 and I would like to make some custom theming. I have made some changes in my color scheme and icons and now I would like to make changes into window decoration in ...
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KDM Login manager wallpapers

Just tinkering with KDM and having some trouble with theming. I've downloaded the beatiful zxcity theme and set it as my theme for the KDM login, problem is the wallpaper switches back during load. ...
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How to theme up kde?

I just installed kde and i like it very much and have themed it up abit. Like all that lightblue design, but how do i change the theme for gnome applications like nautilus or marlin? and also how do ...
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1answer
453 views

GTK applications aren't themed on Plasma Desktop

I have installed plasma-desktop on my girlfriend's Ubuntu 12.04 box, so now she can log on to a KDE desktop, which she likes. However, GTK applications are not themed. Here's a screenshot she took ...
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how do I install a new KDE theme?

I have been trying out KDE in Ubuntu 12.04 recently, and have downloaded a few themes from KDE-LOOK.ORG but I have no idea how to change the theme? I can select a theme from the inbuilt repo from the ...
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KDE theme in Ubuntu Unity

I would like to know if it is possible to have a KDE theme (I think it's called Oxygen, but I'm not sure) for Ubuntu Unity? I really like the theme used in KDE but I prefer to use Ubuntu Unity. I ...
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2answers
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How to fix the look of KDE apps in LXDE?

I am using LXDE in Ubuntu 11.10. KDE apps like Kate and Kile have an ugly Windows-95ish look when run in LXDE, but look fine in Gnome. How do I choose the theme/widget style for KDE apps in LXDE? In ...
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1answer
479 views

Gnome 3 application theme in kDE

I am using KDE 4 and when I run any Gnome 3 application it looks really bad, how I can make Gnome 3 applications have themes like in Unity and Gnome 3 Shell. Thanks in advance!
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How to change color/transparency of all desktop panels?

In KDE 4.7, after making some personalization I made a layout which I really like. But light panels color breaking the whole idea. It is too bright. Changing color scheme doesn't help. How could I ...
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2answers
365 views

Tried switching to KDE, but certain things look wrong

I wanted to try KDE, so I logged out, changed to Kubuntu, and logged in. Things are mostly fine, but a handful of things look off. For example, in Firefox, theres a very rigid box surrounding the menu ...
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How to remove transparency in KDE without disabling all desktop effects?

I don't understand the hype for transparency. From a usability standpoint I see no argument whatsoever that transparency should enhance your productivity or improve your workflow. Any element on top ...
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1answer
268 views

How can i set exceptions for Metacity/GNOME window-styles?

I have KDE and Metacity as window manager enabled with a dark theme, but I'm having a few problems with it and firefox. The default and my preferred style of firefox is light and not dark, but firefox ...
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How do I select QtCurve theme for GTK apps in KDE?

I have only the base KDE installed (sudo apt-get install plasma-desktop), not the entire kubuntu-desktop. Unfortunately GTK apps have the fugly Raleigh theme. I've installed QtCurve with sudo apt-get ...
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1answer
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QtCurve vs Oxygen GTK theme

Is there any difference between QtCurve and Oxygen GTK+ theme for running GTK applications in KDE? Is Oxygen GTK better for me to use since I'm using the Oxygen theme anyway?
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How do I setup the look & feel of Gnome applications while on KDE?

I guess the title is self descriptive. I just moved to KDE but the Gnome based apps (like Banshee, Emacs, Tomboy and others) simply look terrible.
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221 views

How to set Dolphin selected entry active?

Guys, I'm with a little problem here. This version of KDE (4.5.1 - default of Kubuntu) has a strange thing with Dolphin - the file manager. When I click on a menu entry it becomes active (blue) but ...
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1answer
832 views

How to unify KDE 4.5 theme when running kde applications with root?

I am using Kubuntu with KDE 4.5.3. When I run KDE applications with root privilage the Theme/UI does not look same/unify with my theme. How to fix it?
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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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952 views

Use gnome custom themes appearance in KDE?

Is there a way to get the colors of a gnome custom theme to KDE without matching every single setting manually? (Theres tons of different color settings in the KDE color schemes, most of which I even ...
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1answer
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What packages do I need to install to compile Kubuntu themes? [closed]

What -dev packages do I need to compile Kubuntu themes with, like the default Oxygen theme uses? Don't want to compile Oxygen obviously, but I might want to compile others from kde-look.org down the ...