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

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Can I use Pixmap Engine in GTK3 theme?

I asked this question before but I will reword it this time. Can I use the "pixmap" engine in GTK3 ".CSS" files? If so, how? I made a theme that I was pretty happy with, but was for a gnome 2 ...
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Firefox problem with dark themes: auto-complete items are illegible

It seems something changed in Firefox since the version 30 which makes auto-complete items illegible on dark themes with dark menus. There's no difference whether on Ambiance or Numix, for example. ...
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GTK apps have incorrect formatting

After installing a broken GTK theme my GTK apps now look like this: I edited my user settings and root's too but I can't get rid of this ugly theme. I think it added the theme to bashrc, etc. I ...
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How to install .Colors scheme in Ubuntu Unity?

The title says much. So how do you do it? This is the theme I want to install Wonton Soup Kde, I want to install in Ubuntu unity 14.04
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Netbeans IDE Looks

My Netbeans IDE 8.0 doesn't gets looks like GTK and dosen't use preferences (UI) of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS It's default apps can looks like most Ubuntu UI Colors. Why it dosen't looks like that? It using ...
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Assigning images to gtk3 theming styles?

You can do it in gtk2. Here is my button theme in gtk2 as an example. style "button" xthickness = 0 ythickness = 3 engine "pixmap" { image { function = BOX detail = ...
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how to approach legibility problem of light text in dark GTK theme

I'm working on a dark GTK theme for Ubuntu. This largely is going well, but I am not sure how to deal with certain scenarios such as instances of programs with a light colour scheme. A representative ...
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Custom Ubuntu Theme: Make title bar black when fullscreen

half a year ago, I made a custom version of the Ambience Theme to fit it to the colors I like. Now I try to make the title bar/panel (The Bar where the icons and the clock is in) of the system Black ...
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Theme Specific Applications only (In Special Banshee)

There. I have made a custom version of the Ambience Theme, that is in a light green color. Now, I want to darken up the banshee player a bit, that it doesn't blind me at night. I found a file called ...
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Ambiance theme git repository

Does the default theme for Ubuntu (Ambiance) have an official git repository? I want to modify it adding my tweaks, and it already has a git repository I choose to take it as start repository.
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How to change color in gtk theme?

After upgrading from saucy to Trusty my favourite app ghex has become ugly (and some other apps too) The border color has become absolutely black (#000000). I want to set another color, but where? I ...
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How to install Gimp Toolbox Photoshop Theme

i want to unpack the zip file (from GIMP toolbox like Photoshop) to the path /usr/share/gimp/2.0/themes/ but I need administrator rights to unpack that zip file. How can I proceed? Link: ...
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Deleted /default/index.theme

Could anyone who is using the standard Ambiance or Radiance themes and icons, please post me a copy of this file /usr/share/icon/default/index.theme , I overwrote it by accident and do not have a ...
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Can't change color of GUI after upgrade to Lubuntu 14.04 i386

I push Apply but only changed color of Customize Look and Feel: I close and start again Customize Look and Feel and see again white theme (I need dark for my eyes).
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How do I install this Gnome theme?

I can't seem to find the answer to this... I downloaded a theme from http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Glassy+Matrix?content=51232 . This ...
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How do I install the Human theme on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have a package named human-theme_0.39.2_all.deb. I want to install it and use it on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. How do I do that?
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Can I get this theme in Unity?

I recently saw this photo online and got attracted towards it. I know that this a kubuntu desktop and i dont want the upside down dock as shown in this pic but I just want the indicator or whatever ...
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Ubuntu complains that I am not “Owner” when copying files to certain folders

I am trying to copy a folder into the user/share/themes folder on Ubuntu 14.04, and it's telling me I cannot do this because I am not "owner". So I right-clicked the usr/share/themes folder > ...
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How can I recover from deleting the /usr/share/themes directory?

I deleted the /usr/share/themes directory, how can I recover it? Is there any way to check if there is any missing file/directory in /Computer directory? This was a bad try to change GIMP and ...
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how to change session when on MacBuntu theme?

Learning about the Xmonad session, I downloaded it, but as of now I am unable to change session due to Macbuntu theme as it has no such selection criteria in Login screen, is there anyway to change ...
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How do I use Numix window decorations with kwin on a non-kde desktop

I'm running kwin as a window-manager in xubuntu. I also installed some qtcurve stuff. I'd like to use the numix window decorations. I've installed the numix gtk and kde theme from ppa but I don't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Theme

I've install human-theme_0.39.2_all.deb But don't see any effect , theme doesn't added current listed themes in settings: Appearance:
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Use different desktop theme for one application

I'm using the Evolve theme for Ubuntu and I'm happy with it. All applications work well with this theme except one, Ubuntu Software Center. The text is not readable with this theme (white text on ...
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Shell theme disabled gnome tweak tool

Trying to install tron legacy theme But i am really stuck the Shell theme is disabled its faded out:) http://half-left.deviantart.com/art/GNOME-Shell-Tron-Legacy-208220836 trying to install ...
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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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Theme gnome panel handles in flashback session

I'm using the the gnome flashback session (metacity) in Ubuntu 14.04. The default theme is the ambient theme. If you set a gnome panel to not expand, the handles are looking ugly: How can I ...
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Radiance is selected, but title bars, menubar etc. are light-on-dark as on Ambiance (14.04)

I had an unexpected powerdown earlier today, due to laptop battery issues. Since powering back up, my menubar and window title-bars are light-on-dark, as for the Ambiance theme, even though Radiance ...
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Problems with BURG on Ubuntu 14.04

i have installed Buc, Burg Manager and Burg works fine. When i reboot my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04 & Win 7), i get the Burg default display (nearly the same like grub). If i install and change a theme ...
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After the launcher autohides, windows do not resize top full screen in ubuntu 14.04

After the launcher auto hides the windows do not resize itself to full screen .Instead a rectangular space is left on left side of Ubuntu 14.04. Like this How can I fix it so the window resizes to ...
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Ubuntu Desktop Theme Recommendations [closed]

I've been using Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop since release and while I like the Unity interface, I'm not a big fan of the color scheme or the fonts used by default. What would your recommendations be for ...
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How to reinstall a theme?

My ambiance theme was corrupted but I can't figure out how to fix it or reinstall it. (Also I can't find it on the web to reinstall it). What do I do to fix it?
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How to chabge GDM Login theme in ubuntu 12.04 lts

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I changed my login screen to GDM by typing sudo apt-get install gdm how do I change the theme in ubuntu 12.04? I downloaded a theme using gnome-look.org. Where do I ...
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Grub Customizer Theme Error - Can't Find “theme.txt”

What I've Done: Fresh Install of Ubuntu 14.04 Installed BURG on all 4 of my hard drives (plus hd0) Seems to work fine Install GRUB Customizer and run as root in BURG Mode Then I get this error: ...
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Themes for Ubunto 14.04

I have been using computers since c/pm. My favorite though was the Amiga 3000, are there any themes for 14.04 that have the look and feel of Amiga OS? Thanks
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Does anyone thyed MacBuntu pack?

I have tryed it and got problems with my laptop (my CPU is heavily loading). Wheter could it could happen because of this package ? I've been followed by this instructions: ...
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Is there a login theme like mac for my ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I just want a link to a website which has this kind of login theme for ubuntu.
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Is there any way to speed up the default plymouth boot animation?

I have been following a number of different basic tutorials that tell you how to customise Plymouth splash screens by modifying the existing scripts and images, which has mostly been successful. ...
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İnstall kde theme on ubuntu looks like xp [on hold]

How can i download and install this theme http://kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=1499
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Change the application icon theme but not changing the panel icons [duplicate]

Downloading and setting a new icon theme modifies the top panel icons. I want to keep the panel icons (Ubuntu-mono-dark theme). Is that possible? How can I change the applications/folders & ...
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How To make gnome look like windows 7 [duplicate]

I was wondering that how can I make gnome look like windows 7/8. I have the icons and themes but is there a task bar available to make it look completely like windows 7?
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Can i customize the password prompt window/box( to perform administrative tasks)?

Can i customize(change colors, the shape) the windows/boxes,that are shown below: Where those settings stored in CSS?
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About Themes of Ubuntu

Before installing a theme, I would like to know what does a theme actually change? I can still change my wallpaper right? But the screenshots I see of themes seem different in that. For example, one ...
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White text on some system windows

I get white text on most windows, (it switches to its regular color when the said window loses focus). I'm using a windows dual boot xubuntu 12.04 with xfce, xfwm, and a GTK theme 'zukiwi'. Can ...
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Can't change appearance on Ubuntu 14.04

Trying to change GTK Theme, Icon Theme or Wallpaper and results in nothing. When I try to remove things from the launcher, they come back... Already tryed to remove "./compiz", "./config" and ...
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Harmattan Conky on 14.04 with Variety wallpaper, Conky border stays as old wallpaper

It seems like this would be a common problem, yet I don't see any mention of it. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04/Unity. I have Variety installed and set to change the desktop image every 10 minutes. The 1st ...
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How do you change qt themes by hand?

I am running a light desktop with Fluxbox and trying not to install anything more than I absolutely have to. I was wondering how one would go about changing qt4 and qt5 themes by hand much like you ...
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Setting up Themes in LX-Qt

I recently installed LX-Qt on Ubuntu Server. Everything went fine, but there seems to be an issue with the themes. When a theme is set in "Qt Configuration" (currently "QtCurve"), it doesn't change ...
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Ubuntu theme went off after the reboot/turn off, how do I put it back?

I'm trying top use the Moka theme in Ubuntu 14.04 x64, but even with Unity twaek tool, nothing changes. The theme is always on Ambiance, and so the icons in the launchbar and the mouse arrow. ...
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In ubuntu 14.04 the theme does not load correctly if autologin is enabled

Well, the title describes my problem. If I disable auto login then everything works fine. If I enable it, the theme doesn't show up correctly after booting. If I logout and login again, then it works. ...