Questions about "themes" which alter the look of the interface.

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Is it possible to install themes on Ubuntu 16.04.1 without any third party software?

I had the theme pack downloaded, but tutorials on the internet tell me to use third party software such as unity tweak tool. My ideal solution is to just extract the theme somewhere in the system, ...
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Where can I get Conky Themes and Widgets?

I'm looking for an official place where I can download and import Conky themes and widgets to Conky Manager. Thanks.
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Dark GTK theme for Ubuntu 16.04 (Unity)

I have tried to apply dark themes from Ubuntu 14.04 on 16.04 and they do not come out entirely as expected (different colours and such). What native dark themes for Ubuntu 16.04 are out there? I would ...
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How do I install a gtk2 theme on 16.04?

Alright, so there are a number of themes from gnome-look that I would like to install. Problem is, most of them are written for gtk2, and the unity tweak tool only seems to recognize themes that use ...
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Matrix theme for ubuntu 16.04 lts [closed]

Black and green theme for ubuntu 16.04 lts without using 3D graphics?
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Restoring default Ubuntu theme/icon set

Funny story, I installed the Ubuntu Kylin theme as discussed here and when I decided I didn't like the "Ubuntu Kylin" theme (mostly because I didn't like the new boot screen & greeter), I removed ...
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Themes are not changing on Ubuntu 16.04

I used unity-tweak-tool for changing themes it worked. Suddenly it stopped working. The font seems to be tiny than before. I tried by removing unity-tweak-tool and from System Settings > Appearance. ...
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Best circle icon and theme package name for Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

Anyone tell me best icon and theme package name for ubuntu 16.04 LTS
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Elementary OS: Gray Chrome Bar [closed]

I asked this question a few weeks ago on the elementary os stack exchange and have yet to get a response. Was hoping this community was more active and could help this question was general enough to ...
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How do I change the login screen in Ubuntu 16.04+?

The recipe for changing one's login screen in 14.04 doesn't work in 16.04. The "custom" background shows for a split second and then fades to the Ubuntu one. So, how do I change the login screen ...
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Arc-darker theme

People, who use arc-darker theme, do you see such behavior in nautilus? Or there are some problems in my system?
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My terminal went black, cannot see any text, how to reset its color?

I know many people have asked for changing terminal's font color and I followed many methods, but they didn't work. I think my problem is quite serious... This is how it looks like: A few months ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 Themes do not apply correctly

I'm pretty new in the world of KDE but chose to give Kubuntu 16.04 a try on both my Desktop and my Laptop. Both are fairly recent installations and haven't been modified that much. Now for my problem:...
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KDE installation

Hi everyone i installed KDE and nothing changed so I tried sudo apt-get install plasma-desktop which told me this plasma-desktop is already the newest version (4:5.6.5-0ubuntu1~ubuntu16.04~ppa1)...
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Can't change theme in Ubuntu 16.04

I just started running into a problem a week ago. I can't change the theme for Ubuntu without restarting the computer. This includes the GTK theme, the window decoration theme, and the icon theme. ...
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Change GTK+3 icon theme for a specific application

Firefox doesn't play well with dark system themes and I want to use it and only it with a light system theme, which can be done with an environment variable, but then it will still use my default ...
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How to modify thickness of KDE taskbar in Kubuntu 16.04?

I've been using the Oxygen theme in both Kubuntu 14.04 and 16.04. The boxes on the taskbar look fine in 14.04: In 16.04 however, the boxes are thinner relative to the other icons, meaning some of ...
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How do I uninstall paper theme from my computer?

I installed this them from the site: https://snwh.org/paper But it's been giving me trouble and making my computer slow. How do I uninstall the whole thing?
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Problem to select multiple non consecutive files only by keyboard in Nutilus. I don't have a file selection

Nautilus Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus list view Ambiance Theme I want to only use the keyboard, not the mouse For example if I am in the Downloads folder, when I hold the Ctrl key and move down or up (...
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Kubuntu not using Breeze icons for Thunderbird

Thunderbird is showing various theme icons and not the standard icons for the Breeze theme. I am using Kubuntu 16.04. Please help me rectify it to standard Kubuntu Breeze theme. Please see photo ...
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What is the must customizable desktop environment? [closed]

I would like to customize all the icons of my desktop environment, specially change Skype system tray icon which is very ugly! Can you tell me in which DE I can customize all the icons and use those ...
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Separate icon sets for GTK+2 and GTK+3 applications on Kubuntu

I use the Breeze Dark theme on Kubuntu, which also works perfectly with GTK+2 applications, but it's not fully supported on GTK+3 applications like Firefox yet. Because of that, I've set my system to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: My menu bar doesn't respond

No matter what program I have open, the menu bar won't respond correctly. It responds to the close/resize icons on the far left, but nothing else. It's there, but unresponsive. It started happening ...
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How to create a Debian package for a custom GTK theme

I am developing a GTK theme and I want users to be able to install it using a package so they don't have to manually copy files.I have seen other themes do this but have not found information how they ...
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What is Elementary OS' default Terminal colour scheme?

What is the Elementary OS’ default Terminal colour scheme? How can I have the same on Ubuntu?
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How to fix Eclipse and Caja color in Linux Mint Mate? [migrated]

I started using Eclipse IDE with Linux Mint. I have darkened Ambiance theme and Eclipse looks extremely ugly and painful to eyes. And it seems I cannot change that white color of file browser ...
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Can't Create a New Folder in Home [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a theme and another forum said to create a folder in my home directory and put the theme in there, then use Unity Tweak Tool to activate it. So, I created a folder in my home ...
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Firefox scrollbars don't reflect Widget theme selection

[This question is similar to another one (for Ubuntu vs Lubuntu) where there was no real answer other than to look for other Firefox themes -- something that has not worked for me in the past. At any ...
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Grub2 Theme: Assigning Icons to Programs

I am using *buntu 16.04 with Grub 2.02. I have installed a Grub theme to 'beautify' the multi-boot process. I have also installed GRUB Invaders, a silly but kinda cool game one can play prior to ...
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Text selected is white

Installed theme Paper. But when I select text, the background is white and can not see well what is selected. How can I change?
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How to install multiple themes all at the same time in Ubuntu 16.04?

I have downloaded the theme files and I am trying to install them one at a time. Is there any way to install all of them at the same time?
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Is there a Sword art online theme out there? [duplicate]

It's pretty simple, I'm looking for sword art online themes that have the integrated menu system.
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How to change Firefox drop-down menu color?

I've got the same problem as in that question: after the system update, Firefox drop-down menus became black. How can I change their color back to white? (I'm opening a new question because that ...
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Ubuntu Mate desktop's theme is not changing in accordance with the rest

After a recent update for some reason my desktop theme is not changing to numix-circle theme. I think it is the software update problem because it was fine before the update and I haven't really ...
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Change Gnome panel icons to oversized faded style?

How do I change the icons that show in the panel for apps? I've tried different themes, but perhaps I'm just missing a specific one? I installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 and my icons on the panel look ...
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Cannot set dark gtk in numix theme

I can't find answer anywhere else. When I set numix theme on one of my ubuntu machines my gtk theme is dark but on the other machine it's always white except for bars on top. What could be the reason? ...
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Can't use metacity themes in gnome flashback session (metacity) Ubuntu 16.04

I'm using the gnome flashback session with metacity window manager, but I can't change to any metacity theme in any of the tweaking tools, as they're not even appearing in the lists. Is there anything ...
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Run scripts based on time of day

I'd like to run a script based on the time of day, specifically so I can make my computer (Kubuntu 16.04) switch themes at night and day automatically based on the time. How would I go about doing ...
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How to install Arc Theme on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04

I tried installing the Arc Theme on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 using the following commands: sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/Horst3180/xUbuntu_16.04/ /' >> /etc/...
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Flatabulous theme does not show correct window decoration on Gnome Shell

The GTK style is correct but the window decoration defaults to another theme. https://github.com/anmoljagetia/Flatabulous Example:
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Tried to install Paper desktop theme but it froze my computer

I'm running Gnome shell on my laptop that has Ubuntu 14.04. I tried to install the Paper desktop theme. https://snwh.org/paper/download Everything was going well until I got to sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 – theme does not load at boot up

I 'm having a problem with Ubuntu 16.04, on Asus UX303LA. I currently use the Arc theme but sometimes, when I boot up, the theme does not load properly and the environment looks like the Ambience ...
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ambiance-dark theme not working on ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Back at Ubuntu 14.04, I used ambiance-dark theme, and when I updated to 16.04 I could not install it with the usual way I used to employ in previous versions of Ubuntu, the commands I used are: ...
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16.04 look and feel (theme?) problem

I'm running 16.04, fresh install, on Dell M6800 (with Radeon). From time to time, after system restart, something is wrong with apps look and feel and system fonts. After another reboot (or few) ...
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Changing KDE's oxygen-gtk3 colors for tooltips (fixing Firefox 46)

I use KDE (Kubuntu 14.04), the Oxygen theme and Firefox, and FF46 has several bugs with GTK3, the most annoying being displaying tooltips as dark text over a barely darker background. So I'am ...
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How to stop my machine from alternating themes

I was trying to read info from a DVD, but it got very, very laggy. So me, being the experienced Ubuntian that I am, decided to turn it off and on again. When I reopened my computer, it gave me an ...
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My system loads before the themes

I'm using ubuntu with a SSD. The only problem so far is that my system boots so fast that the themes aren't loaded. I already tried the tip on the first answer of this topic (Desktop forgets theme?), ...
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How can I stop gtk-update-icon-cache crashing?

I'm using the Paper theme on Ubuntu 14.04, and every time it updates (or whenever I run the command myself) gtk-update-icon-cache crashes with the following error: gtk-update-icon-cache-3.0: ** Gtk:...
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Can I apply MacBuntu themes and icons on Xubuntu 16.04?

MacBuntu 16.04 is supposed to be compatible with XFCE. Fonts and cursors work, but when I apply the themes and icons on Xubuntu 16.04, nothing happens. How can I apply these icons and themes (or ...
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Is there an equivalent of Gnome Tweak Tool for XFCE?

I've tried Gnome Tweak Tool on Xubuntu 16.04, but it didn't work for the themes or icons. Is there an equivalent that will work on Xubuntu 16.04?