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

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Window image stays for forever in the workspace after closing it

The problem I've installed the latest Kubuntu 16.04, installed the latest release of Kubuntu, making a fresh install. Now, whenever a "secondary" window is closed, the image will stay forever. What ...
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Status icons (Ubuntu 14.04)

Where can i find status icons location (tray icons) for some apps? I wanna change try icon for Telegram. I have an Ultra Flat Icons Theme. At the path usr/share/icons/ultra-flat-icons/status/scalable ...
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How can I set background and foreground terminal colors from CLI in Ubuntu 15.10?

I used to use this answer to set my terminal colors to black on white from the command line as follows. gconftool-2 --set "/apps/gnome-terminal/profiles/Default/use_theme_colors" --type bool false ...
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How do I get rid of the Ubuntu scrollbars and theming in Firefox 46.0?

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and I've just upgraded the firefox package (released today) from 45.0.2 to 46.0. The release has brought an unwelcome change; the ugly Ubuntu scrollbars, and even uglier ...
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Can't change themes

I use Unity Tweak Tool to manage the settings on my laptop but just recently I boot up to find that the theme can't be changed anymore. Even the system settings options don't work anymore for me. ...
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How to get an uniform look for Qt and GTK applications in xenial

Since I upgraded to xenial all the applications but the ones using Qt4 look uniform. For some reason the Qt4 applications like SpeedCrunch or Okular use the Plastique theme by default. The Plastique ...
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change the Ubuntu MATE lock screen theme

I would like to change the theme of my Ubuntu MATE lock screen (by lock screen I mean when you lock the account and then move the mouse to shut off the screen saver there is a window that comes up to ...
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Change color scheme

I installed "Ultra-Flat Yosemite Light" theme and i want to change the orange color like at the screenshot. I follow instructions from google to change colors in files: ...
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Are window themes on a Gnome, Unity, and XFCE desktop environment interchangeable?

In other words, if I created a window theme for XFCE, would that at the same time be usable by a Unity Desktop Environment?
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gtk theme transparency not working in Gnome 3.18.4

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my PC. It had Unity 7 desktop environment. I had installed ubuntu-gnome-desktop package, then switched to gdm from lightdm. After gnome desktop had installed, I logged ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 / 16.04 theme doesn't change

So I've tried to change my Ubuntu 15.10 to a different Theme or icon theme. Both didn't work or only worked partially. Most of the tries it only changed the topbar (sometimes with icon missing ...
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How to customize a new colour theme?

In gnome-shell, I have changed the theme to Numix. But, in Transmission, the progress bar is now invisible: I would like to change some colours in the theme configuration to be able to see that ...
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How to stylize terminal's container with “add new tab” and list of tabs items?

I'm talking about this container: What is the CSS id/class/tag for it? I've tried to find it in gnome-terminal source, but I'm unfamiliar with C++.
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Paper theme on Ubuntu Unity

I can't install the paper theme on Ubuntu Unity. The strange thing is that it seems to work well when using root user but is not working as I would expect in a simple user.
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Downloaded themes don't show up in Unity Tweak

I have a fresh 16.04 install, and try to customize it a bit. I got a few themes in /usr/share/themes, but they are not listed in Unity Tweak. So I cannot try them. Why is that ? How can I use them ? ...
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Arc Theme on Ubuntu 16.04 looks weird

I just installed Arc theme on Ubuntu 16.04 using version for ubuntu 15.10 (that's what's available on creator's website: ...
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sudo apt-get update no connection to archive.ubuntu.com

When I run sudo apt-get update I get the following error: 0% [Connecting to archive.ubuntu.com (2001:67c:1360:8c01::18)] [Connecting to security.ubuntu.com (2... No matter what I do I cannot ...
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Ubuntu custom theme doesn't work on boot

My ubuntu custom theme doesn't want to load until i restart the lightdm service. That's the only solution that has worked so far. If i don't restart the service, i get the default system theme. How ...
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badwolf color scheme does not work on ubuntu 14.04

I want to use color scheme badwolf for my vim so I downloaded it from here https://github.com/sjl/badwolf and copied colors/badwolf.vim to my ~/.vim/colors directory. But it does not work. It does not ...
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How to change what images dash use in a GTK Theme?

I am tweaking a GTK Theme and got a problem. When "Dash" is opened, but unfocused(this means, that the mouse is not over Dash) uses the same image as an icon as when it's hovered over that particular ...
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Can't find installed theme in unity tweak tool 14.04

I downloaded gtk3 theme from http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Graymoon?content=175659 and extracted theme to /usr/share/themes, but unity tweak tool doesn't show it in theme list. Restart of PC ...
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What is the name of this widgets?

I am tweaking a theme to my taste and I changed the accent color from orange to #9E9EB3. The problem is that one kind of widget now have mixed color of orange & #9E9EB3. Can some one tell me ...
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How to set the new Suru Dark theme as default theme in Ubuntu Touch?

How to turn an Ubuntu Touch device into the new Suru Dark instead of the default Ambiance theme to have a black and energy saving user interface?
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how do I make customized themes

I am using a 4K monitor and many programs are hard to read or sliders are too narrow to grab. The themes I have found are not to my liking. I do not seem to be able to find any work arounds in the ...
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Unity wiped clean of all customizations

So I just booted up my desktop. On the actual login screen, all of my previous customizations seem to be there. I've installed the Numix theme and icon set, and that doesn't seem to be disturbed on ...
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Any help on installing themes for Conky?

I'm trying to install a theme for Conky, but the instructions are unclear. It says to put .conky-vision-icons and .conkyrc into the ~ directory. But where is ~? I have unhid the folders but there's ...
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How do I change the “unsaved” colour in Geany's open document tab?

I haven't been able to find the location to change the colour I highlighted in the posted image. It isn't in the installed Geany theme. I think it has to do with Ubuntu's theme but I haven't been ...
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Restore default Gnome Shell theme

I use Gnome 3.16 in Ubuntu 15.10, but tried out KDE and Cinnamon yesterday. Now the windows in Gnome Shell no longer have rounded corners (there are also some other visual differences in the theme): ...
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Problem with the widgets of GTK Theme

I've been tweaking GTK Theme called "Yosembiance" to my taste. Basically I want to remove the orange accent color and use #9E9EB3 as the accent color. I've installed TheWidgetFactory and all the ...
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How to reduce size of massive title bar margin/padding in GNOME

I recently did an upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 and I don't believe the margins were nearly this ridiculous so I'm wondering if maybe something got reset/changed. As you can see, top GNOME bar is ...
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Vertex Dark Theme doesn't look good in VMware Workstation 11.1.3

I am using Vertex Dark Theme in Ubuntu 14.04.4 64 bit and I just love this theme. But it looks weird in VMware Workstation 11.1.3. Is this an Ubuntu issue or a theme issue? Is there a workaround ...
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I cannot find the proper Mac theme for my Ubuntu system. Help?

I've been trying for awhile now to get Macbuntu to work on my machine but it's incompatible and I cannot find any other versions. I tried this : https://sourceforge.net/projects/macbuntu/ And I have ...
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Solid colour desktop background doesnt work

I am in Ubuntu mate 15.10, (this effects me in 15.04 too) and the Appearance preferences do not allow me to set the desktop background to a solid colour. Yes, I can take a picture of something all ...
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Themes in Ubuntu 15.10

I am newbie in Ubuntu and tried to customize from usual them. At first it was like this and I love it, but then I did something and it become this. How can I undo or change theme or at least what i ...
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I have to boot two times (boot + reboot) to have normal displaying desktop

Everytime I boot I first get wrong displaying desktop (without my theme and icon (numix both)) and I have to hit the reboot once to get everything fine. So it seems something is initialized wrong at ...
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how do I set the libreoffice icon style for new users?

My organisation wants to have a common icon-style for libreoffice - they want to change from "Tango" to "sifr" for all new users. Obviously a user can set the icon-style themselves via The ...
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How do I get firefox do use the numix theme again?

I normally use Ubuntu 15.10 with the numix theme, the typical black style with red menus along with circle icons. I recently tried kde plasma(because for whatever reason it was installed on my ...
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KDE color scheme is not applying

I installed kubuntu-desktop and color themes are not working. When I change for example from Breeze to Breeze Dark in Color section in the settings nothing except title bar color seems to change. ...
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How to install EduBOSS linux theme into ubuntu unity?

I have EduBOSS 4.0 Linux DVD. I was install EduBOSS but its lot of problems I faced. So I decide use Ubuntu only. But I want EduBOSS theme into Ubuntu. Please gives answers for off-line as well ...
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How to change Chrome selected color in Ambiance theme

Basically I want to change Chrome selected color(when you select text in a page or select text in the adress bar of the browser) from orange to grayish kind of color. I want to change it only for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3.9.90 theme issue

I just installed gnome on my ubuntu machine and have one issue regarding themeing for some reason the title bar is not getting changed with the theme, a good example is here http://imgur.com/zLBcH4U. ...
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Plymouth Daemon is not working

I wanted to make a new boot theme using Plymouth, but the first step to doing it; running the Plymouth Daemon is not working. I can prove that it's running by doing: plymouth --show-splash But it's ...
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How to set new user (and guest) default theme settings

I recently installed gnome shell to try it out. I want to be able to switch between the 2 environments. (unity + gnome shell) The problem is that after installing gnome shell, all new users ...
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Panel not theming

I'm running ubuntu 15.10 and my panel doesn't change theme anymore. It remains the default theme. In addition to this I my icons will no longer change icon pack, and remain the default. This is quite ...
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Removing window decoration borders from a custom theme

I have the Arc Darker theme on my Ubuntu 15.10. I quite like it, except for the fact that it has black window borders on the sides and the bottom (attached pic) which I don't fancy. I looked around ...
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How to remove boxes around every text while using any dark theme in Ubuntu 15.10

Dark theme Light theme After changing theme from a light one to a dark one, I can see boxes all around which looks ugly and I wud love to keep a dark theme. Can anyone help me in this? I'm running ...
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gnome-terminal backgroud and foreground colour issue

At the onset of my live usage in Ubuntu Gnome 15.10, use a bash script to set the colour of my gnome-terminal. The code used is ...
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Is it possible to use the GNOME 3 shell in Ubuntu 15.10 without reinstalling Ubuntu?

Is there any possible way to change the desktop theme in Ubuntu 15.10 to the GNOME 3 desktop theme? I would like to do this without having to uninstall Ubuntu and installing Ubuntu GNOME. I saw a way ...
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How do I install the Solarized theme for GNOME Terminal?

I am new to Ubuntu. I want to install solarized theme for GNOME Terminal. But I am unable follow up. It also said I need to install dircolors. I saw questions here but no one is detailed. Can anyone ...
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Cannot install new user theme in 15.10 using tweak tool

I have installed the tweak tool and unable to locate the gnome-shell-extensions in repositories of 15.10, I tried using synaptic manager but unable to locate those extension packages and I get no ...