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

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Mixed mouse themes

I have a problem with my mouse cursor theme style. Sometimes, it shows the theme I downloaded, sometimes the default Ubuntu theme (depending on which window I´m on). I already tried: Installed ...
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Is it possible to use this theme in Ubuntu 15.04?

Would it be possible to use that desktop envioment in Ubuntu 15.04?
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Messed up Lightdm , Help

I was playing with lightdm customization and i think i have completely messed it up. I added a few themes and tried switching themes by editing the webkit conf file and after a restart lightdm won't ...
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How to fix Numix theme on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using the Numix-bluish-3.16 theme on Ubuntu 14.04. However, the visual experience is not very consistent. Some examples: Is it an incompatibility issue with my GTK version?
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How to fix light highlighting on light text in Bazaar Explorer's Diff?

I have an ambiance blackout theme, and for the most part it renders text fine However in Bazaar Explorer's default Diff, it does this: Any ideas how I can configure Bazaar Explorer Diff's ...
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How to uninstall Paper icon theme in ubuntu?

I installed the paper icon theme from the .zip file downloaded from Paper-Icon-Theme How can I uninstall it now?
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How to make ambiance title bar corners squared?

Is there a way to make the corners squared in ambiance or another theme for ubuntu 14.04? I prefer the look and feel of squared corners.
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KDE gtk theme problem

I have just installed KDE 4.14.2. My problem is that nemo and synaptic file manager look horrible: I tried to install kde-config-gtk-style and tweak the GTK2 - GTK3 themes like this: but, after ...
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What is this Ubuntu theme?

I was wondering if one of you knew what theme this is? I really want it and I was wondering if this could help me out. Here's the youtube video, I'm curious of what theme he has: ...
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Strange Colors in Select GTK Applications/ Certain Applications Transparent in Ubuntu 15.04 with Gnome Shell

Edit: I reset my computer again and now the issue is gone. I'm still wondering if anyone else has had this issue in the past and knows why this was a problem. I disabled the overlay scroll-bar as ...
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Cinnamon Annoying Volume Notification Popup - osd

I'm using Cinnamon, version 2.2.16 Everytime I change the volume or brightness this annoying popup appears. It blocks the middle of the screen, it's not just like ubuntu's notify-osd which appears on ...
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KDE dark themes with specific windows overrides

Is there any ark KDE themes that have a functionality to do what Oxygen can do - "specific windows overrides"? Or is there at least dark Oxygen themes or some way to make default Oxygen darker? I ...
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Changes to launcher are instantly changing back (Ubuntu 14.04)

I edited ~/.profile by adding the line umask 775 and also changed a color code in usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0/gtk-main.css After reboot, the launcher and wallpaper lost all changes I made to ...
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How can I make ubuntu completely black and white?

I installed Ubuntu Tweak for the black and white theme. But that theme only made icons black and white. I want complete black and white feel for Ubuntu, how can I get it? Complete means when I play ...
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Install Themes and Icons from Elementary OS without pantheon

I know How to install the Pantheon desktop environment?, but I'd rather not install the whole desktop environment but only the theme and iconset. I can install Cairo dock That looks alike Plank (the ...
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No icon themes displayed. Ubuntu 14.04

I deleted duplicate themes in the home/.themes folder and now no applications icons are displayed. I can apply themes and all themes are listed however either no icons or default blank icons are ...
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Apps running with wine looking ugly

I've installed notepad++ with wine. If I run this application it looks like Win95. So now twenty years have past and I would appreciate a look that is a tiny bit more state of the art. I found this ...
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Calibre is not using GTK+ theme

I installed calibre from their site, not the packaged version, because it lags behind. It's working fine, but is using a different theme (plastic I guess) instead of my current theme (numix). Is there ...
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Installing QtCurve on 15.04 with KDE5

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 with KDE5. Now I really want to install a new theme: The Hex Kde theme. Unfortunately there is no QtCurve option within System Settings. I tried installing QtCurve with this ...
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What's the proper way to install a new theme on 15.04?

I've just installed the Greybird theme from Ubuntu Software Centre. But it is not available for selection in the Appearance settings. Only the standard themes (Ambiance, Radiance, and High Contrast) ...
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How to change ubuntu-touch theme unity to gnome-shell?

I want to change theme default unity to gnome-shell in ubuntu-touch simulator. How to change theme ?
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Install a .terminal file to change Terminal color scheme - Ubuntu Gnome

I found the One Dark Terminal color scheme and I'm in love with it, but it only provides a .terminal file. I know that.terminal files are what OSX uses to theme its Terminal, but so far I've been ...
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Screen colours shifted

I have an Eee with Ubuntu 14.04 installed, and recently I noticed a shifted in the screen colours: the whites are still white and the black are still black, but now light colours are in shades of ...
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Set dark theme for menubar etc (NOT editor) code::blocks

I installed codeblocks-contrib that gave me more controls such as keyboard shortcut settings. However I still could not figure out how to apply dark theme all areas including menu bar and left pane ...
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How to change theme in ubuntu-emulator?

I created device using ubuntu-emulator in Ubuntu 14.04, and I want to change theme of device. How to change default theme ?
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how to change theme in mate ubuntu?

i tried using Ubuntu tweak but it doesn't work in Ubuntu mate and i even tried gnome tweak tool even that doesn't work for me . is there a way to change the theme in mate . i store my themes in a ...
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Which Linux Cursor Theme is this?

I've spent more time than I'd like to admit, trying to find what cursor theme this is. A couple of days back, was editing index.theme inside /usr/share/icons by following a guide online. Suddenly, ...
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KDEish theme in Ubuntu

I installed KDE alongside Ubuntu, but now I want to remove all traces. As seen here, http://i.imgur.com/TwOLhF1.png my winows have different icons and a differnet theme. Can anybody help me out? I ...
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Cannot install Gnome 3 shell theme

I have a theme installed, and I can configure everything using the Gnome Tweak Tool, except for the shell theme. It has an error disabling the option to do this: I also think that this problem is ...
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Conky won't show weather information

I am using the Harmattan theme. this is how it looks: (On Xubuntu 14.04 LTS release with XFCE 4.12) For some reason the weather info won't show up. ashesh-pc1@A1315IN:~$ Conky: desktop window ...
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Ubuntu 14.04lts reverting back to old desktop appearance and theme

Recently after ubuntu froze up and i had to force reset it with alt prtscr or it just froze and reset in general im not sure the desktop is appearing differently with old windows 95 looking windows ...
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Ubuntu Titlebar theme switched per application

So i was gone for two days come back and fire up my rig with ubuntu 14.04 on it. All of the sudden some applications are using a modified toolbar/titlebar as opposed to the one I want, the traditional ...
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Dark interface at applications after installing gnome-desktop

I wanted to give the gnome desktop a try, so I installed it (gnome-desktop package). After rebooting I could select the Gnome DE just fine. I wanted then to go back to using Unity, so I selected ...
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Plymouth script with LUKS Encryption

ive been hacking round with Plymouth themes on my Ubuntu 12.04 install and have noticed some strange behavior that I can't seem to explain (or solve) Note. I have two drives - both are encrypted with ...
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How to change color of desktop “Selection Box” ? “Not Duplicate”

First Picture. The Desktop "Selection Box" As You see in this picture, the color is brown same as my notification bubble, whereas the "selected" item color is the same with my theme. But ...
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How to find icon names (to add to theme)

I'm creating an icon theme, but I'm running into trouble adding new icons. I'm starting by building off of an existing theme, so if there's an icon already there I just replace the one with the right ...
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Kate text editor color scheme for sublime text

Is there any syntax color scheme for Sublime Text that is identical to Kate editor syntax color scheme (“Oxygen”)?
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Numix-Circle Theme: Word Online does not get recognized

Some of my applications, f.e. Qpdfview, JabRef, Word- Excel- and PowerPoint-Online don't get correctly recognized, so the default icons get used, and not the Numix-Circle Icons. I manually changed ...
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How to install a GTK theme on Ubuntu 15.04?

With previous versions of Ubuntu, to install a new theme it would suffice to copy it to the ~/.themes folder. If I do the same on Ubuntu 15.04 the theme never shows up the Unity Tweak Tool or the ...
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Get rid of white highlight in Dolphin with mouse over

Hello I'm trying to get rid of the white highlight in Dolphin that happens when you go over something with your mouse. I tried editing sudo gedit /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-2.0/gtkrc, but can't ...
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How do I revert back to default Grub2 theme?

I recently installed the Matrix grub theme but now I want to revert back to the default Grub theme. But I'm not sure how to go about it. Under the /boot/grub/themes/ directory I can only find the ...
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awkward shadow after changing ubuntu theme [closed]

when i change my ubuntu theme from ambiance to any other theme like Numix, it start showing awkward shadows on menus and some applications like in the pictures. how can i remove this shadows?
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ubuntu 14.04 how to set all user with same themes?

This maybe a duplicated question, but I have search around and couldn't find my answer, or maybe I don't know the "terms" of this workaround, which is: If I have more than 1 user in my system, and I ...
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what is the default theme in Ubuntu [closed]

I'm going to be installing Kali and i want it to look like Ubuntu.I know there is gnome but what is the default theme in Ubuntu
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Gnome-terminal in Ubuntu Unity shrinks to minimum size

When I open a terminal in Ubuntu 15.04, it shrinks to 1 character by 1 character. I can use the corner resizer to make the window bigger, but it immediately shrinks to 1x1. There are a few x,y ...
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How can I fix this black box?

After upgradinng to 15.04 today, something is wrong with the Adwaita theme and I have boxes like this one all over the place: Oddly, in the screenshot, it's a big white box, but on my system it ...
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How to change a theme permanently?

I've changed the theme of my Ubuntu via Gnome Tweak Tool. Sometimes it work sometimes not. But if I successfully change my theme sometimes after a restart it changes to the standard theme. I have ...
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How to permanantly change the color scheme of the terminal?

I have just installed solarized color scheme for ubuntu gnome terminal. I have followed this tutorial. eval dircolors ~/.dircolor - this command s causing problems. When I use this command, it ...
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How to tweak Ubuntu Software Center

Is it possible to change some styles inside of the Ubuntu Software Center application? For example, how can I change the rounded corners radius? Or how can I change the background color?
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Ubuntu 14.04 theme (?) changed after restart

I restarted my PC and after the restart the theme (?) had changed. Windows (like Firefox and Chromium) and menus (like the right-click menu) were different like that: I don't know why it happened ...