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

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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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Gaming theme for Ubuntu/Xubuntu [on hold]

I've been looking for a new theme for my Xfce setup. I was looking for something like "HUD evolution", that is avaible for windows, but found nothing. Anyone knows a good "retro" theme like this one? ...
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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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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 ...
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ubuntu 14.04 windows themes has no effect

I upgraded ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 and patched with http://ppa.launchpad.net/eugenesan/ppa/ubuntu Now when I change themes from ubuntu or gnome tweak the windows doesn't change aspect, the only ...
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My window border's theme got stuck to virtual box's theme

i recently installed virtual box. When i first opened the virtual box and closed it, my desktop theme got changed to virtual box's window bar theme and i can't revert it back. Note: Few days ago, i ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Indicators icons from choosen theme don't what to load

Indicators icons from default themes ubuntu-mono-dark/light don't want to load and system is loading others icons ( few indicators icons [precisely: power,sound,keyboard] not all in the theme ). It ...
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Trouble with the space in pop up menu of Gnome 3.14 shell theme [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 and have trouble with Gnome shell theme. I want to fix it myself but it's still a mess. I think it's about ".popup-separator-menu-item" in Gnome Panel Pop-up menu, I can't ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Change Xfce Login and Lockscreen Button Color

I have Xubuntu 14.04, and I would like to change the login and lock screen button color from blue to green without changing the theme. However, I can't seem to find the proper configuration file to do ...
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How do i install zukitwo?

I found the theme here: http://lassekongo83.deviantart.com/art/Zukitwo-203936861 I went in here: https://github.com/lassekongo83/zuki-themes Downloaded everything and I also did: sudo apt-get ...
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Looking for a small fix to Ambiance themed Nautilus window!

As you should see in the snapshot, at the edges of the Nautilus window (Ambiance and Radiance themes in Ubuntu 14.04.2) on the ends of the seam between the title bar and the one below it (don't know ...
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Is there a way I can make ubuntu windows transparent, simlar to windows aero? [duplicate]

I'm looking either for a theme or some other way to make my ubuntu have transparent windows like the "aero" effect in MS windows. Does anyone know of a way to do this? For example
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Ubuntu Phone BQ Aquaris: Color change?

Is there a way to change the color theme of the phone? I did find an background option, but this only replaces the unlock screen on my phone. I must admit I am a sworn enemy of white, and the Ubuntu ...
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Numix circle icon for emacs/dash not working

I just installed and started using numix circle icons on Ubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately, the icons for dash search and Emacs haven't changed, either in the dash or on the launcher, even though all the ...
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How can I fix this color issue in Ubuntu Mate using XPLuna theme? [closed]

I am using the XPLuna theme on Ubuntu Mate 15 which works great except for one annoying problem. After opening my home directory the highlighted button which says "home" is an ugly brown color and it ...
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Panel icons background

I finally got Xubuntu themes working thanks to Xfce Theme Manager, only problem I have right now is shadow behind panel icons, I would love it to match the panel colour, please help! Thanks Here ...
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How can I easily make a theme from scratch on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

still in my infancy at understanding Ubuntu! My main reason for wanting to get it is for the ability to tweak and create my own platform. Can someone tell me how best to start doing this? I see forums ...
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Customize login screen

How can I customize my Ubuntu login screen like the one below? As I've already googled most solutions only change the background picture of the login screen not its structure and behaviour. My ...
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Xfce themes customization

Is there a easy way to customize XFCE themes? What I want is to change colours or use part of one theme in another(eg. scroll bar). I tried to find some tutorials but everything seemed so ...
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Dark xfce themes makes elements black in firefox - userContent.css is not enough

I'm using dark theme for XFCE and along with the DE the default css of firefox has changed. I tried to fix it by creating file ~/.mozilla/firefox/chrome/userContent.css and pasting in some css - it ...
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How to make an animated plymouth theme and apply it?

I know how to customize the default plymouth theme and also I know how to install other custom theme I could download from gnome-art and some websites. But I don't know how to make my own theme which ...
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Wordpress can't see symlink theme

I know there are security issues with symlinks but this is for development purposes on my local machine only. I am trying to set up my wordpress development server. My workflow results in a build ...
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What are the names of the icons that LightDM uses?

I'm currently trying (and failing) to make a system icon theme for the Ubuntu LightDM login screen. I really hate the default ubuntu-mono-dark icons, and would like to use my own set of icons. After ...
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Gnomish themes won't install

I am new to Ubuntu, as well as using the terminal to do pretty much anything.I downloaded the Ubuntu 14.04. I added the repository for the gnome themes, and updated.But when I go to install any of the ...
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Does anyone know of an upside down window border or theme for MATE or Gnome?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this but I have been wondering if you could have an upside down window border. What I mean by this is can you move the close, minimise, maximise, etc... ...
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Yakuake skin removes settings menu

I recently installed yakuake, and tried different themes/skins (whatever the correct denomination). I choose one, but failed to notice that it removed the "button" to access the menu, so I can no ...
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Any good ubuntu 14.04 steampunk default icon sets?

I'm trying to give my laptop that steampunk feel, I have already change default colour schemes and am now looking into changing the icon set. Is there a good set of icons (plus preferably a tutorial ...
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Display Problem Ubuntu 14.10

I am all new in this Ubuntu Universe and I have a problem. I tried to install Gnome Shell 3.6, so that I can use a theme downloaded from http://ubuntuthemes.org. I did not manage to do so, but I have ...
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GTK+ theming issue during forwarded X11 session over SSH

I'm having a very odd theming issue during forwarded X11 session over SSH. My remote host is an ARM router with some GTK+ packages ported using Optware. While X11 forwarding works in general, I get a ...
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How do I change background entry color when renaming a file, folder etc.?

I've been trying lots of workarounds still I cannot find that specific code line for changing that background. I looked at solutions here and here but my problem appears to be slightly different ...
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Xubuntu xfce theme : dotted outlines in some applications

I recently installed xubuntu and installed the Menda theme, a theme I originally found in Manjaro xfce distro). But since it's a xfce theme it should work on xubuntu as well right? Every thing works ...
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Change Background Color of Libreoffice Writer Comments

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I have the Libreoffice PPA added for the latest version of LibreOffice writer. (I have the latest version installed to be able to print to PDF with comments on the side.) I ...
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How to get a REAL global dark theme in Ubuntu Gnome 14.10?

After years (hours) of looking for an answer, unable to find a working one, I'm going to ask you. How do I change the color of this (or any other than gnome app) to match the dark theme? I find it ...