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

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After Login, login background remains. Shows /usr/bin/startkde“ X session — ”/usr/bin/startkde" not found

I want my normal Ubuntu environment back. I am describing the series of modifications I have done. Because it may help understanding the problem. [modification 1] I had installed a "theme" that ...
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Downloading KDM Theme in Kubuntu 14.04

Kubuntu blocks KDM from accessing downloaded login screens without "sudo systemsettings" root privilege command in terminal, how do I make a permanent root privilege for kdm? I know in Ubuntu this is ...
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How to get dark color chema for kdevelop?

I am trying to change my colr schema of my kdevelop to solarized-dark, but I arrive to change only the colors in the text editor and not the whole interface. I have also searched for solution like ...
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How to add custom color scheme to gedit-3.14.0

I change the xml file in the /usr/share/gtksourceview-3.0/styles/ but it didn't work, and when I want to add my own scheme through the Preference --> Font&Color and it replied that "The ...
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Conky not working

I started conky with conky & and the output is: Conky: desktop window (120008e) is subwindow of root window (9d) Conky: window type - override Conky: drawing to created window (0x3400001) X Error ...
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How to return default PS1 prompt?

After installing docker (I definitely think this is about docker) I got changed cmd-label. For instance, it was like username@root8hgf858$: your_command to [:/home/username] $. How can I fix it? ...
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Paper theme color problems

I installed the paper theme for ubuntu, it works well and looks awesome but the titlebars are grey in every application. The theme should look like this: The windows controll buttons are ...
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How can I install and uninstall themes in Ubuntu 14.04 .?

Can anybody please tell me that how can I change my theme in Ubuntu 14.04. I know how to install but I don't now how to un-install.
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Getting rid of Unity Boxes around items, is it possible?

I had two Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit installations on two separate computers, namely Dell XPS L502X and Dell Latitude E5440. I installed similar GTK and icon themes on both of them, as a result on XPS ...
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Ubuntu themes directory

I downloaded a few themes from various ppa's, and i don't like the button for closing, minimalizing etc. Are those themes stored in some kind of directory where i can edit their files? I'm using Unity ...
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How do I open .scssc files

This is the message I receive when attempting to open the color files for a particular theme I am attempting to edit. This is the message using gedit. "There was a problem opening the file ...
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How Do I open a gresource file

I am attempting to edit the adwaita theme, the only way to do this is to open the gtk.gresource file. Gedit will not open the file, Geany will not open the file. How do I open the file so I can edit ...
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gnome top panel doesn't change after using another theme

After a fresh Ubuntu-Gnome 14.10 install I wanted to use the Elegance-colors theme, I installed it via apt-get and set it with tweak tool and everything seems to work but the windows top bar (don't ...
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Ubuntu top bar gone transparent, themes not working, No notification icons

Problem : Today I was installing gtk+3.12 and i installed some dependencies! This has messed up my installation and i have lost the top bar which shows as transparent and also the notifications ...
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Restoring themes and icons to default state?

I tried to install various themes on Ubuntu 14.04.1 on two computer though I succeed on one I completely messed up on the other. The problem is although I have deleted the theme files and ppa-purged ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit GTK themes and Icon themese not working properly

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit installed on two separate computers (Dell XPS L502X and Dell Latitude E5440). The themes I installed either by extracting compressed files or using the apt-get package ...
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What is the name of this desktop environment and theme? [closed]

I want to know what is the name of this desktop environment and its theme name. It looks like MATE. See the image below.
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Installing and activating themes on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Unity, how to do?

There are lots of cursor, icon, window and GTK themes on the web and I downloaded some of them, but I do not know how to figure out if they are compatible with Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit Unity? ...
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Gtk-WARNING related with themes, should I take them seriously?

I launched Evince from the command prompt after TexLive installation to test some of generated pdf files and noticed that there were warnings related with icon-themes. While Evince was running I ...
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How to change launcher icons according to Numix theme?

I recently installed Numix theme for my ubuntu 14.04, after installing and upgrading I rebooted my system and the theme worked fine but after some time whenever I start my ubuntu machine the colors of ...
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How do I clear up textures on my desktop?

I have an nvidia Geforce GT 430 installed, I do have the "proprietary driver" x servers setting thing, but yet everything looks kind of rough, like rough edges and with a LOT of contrast, similar to ...
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Installing a theme for rEFInd and finding rEFInd file MAC

So I am attempting to add a theme to rEFInd, as I don't like how it looks, but I am a complete newbie when it comes to terminal and looking for usually hidden files. This is the theme I'm trying to ...
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Burg boot loader themes are not working

My Burg Boot Loader in Ubuntu 14.04 , isn't showing themes. I have Tried Installing Burg Many Times by different methods . but the themes are not working at all They are not shown up on burg-emu nor ...
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Change the opacity of a cut selection (nemo.css)

I am trying to find what I need to edit in a GTK theme (specifically Ambiance) to change the opacity of a cut file. A selected file is orange and when I cut it, it is a little opaque - I 'd like it to ...
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Lucid ambiance on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've downloaded light theme package of 10.04 and want to install it on Ubuntu 14.04. I removed default themes and mess all appearance, I couldn't get it to look like 10.04. How I can install it ...
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GTK apps not respecting Kubuntu's oxygen-gtk theme when executed as sudo

I am using Kubuntu 14.10 and it's working quite well so far, but my problem is pretty much what it's stated in the title, when executing a GTK app that requires sudo privileges, such as Synaptic ...
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Different theme folders

If a theme is installed in either /.themes or /usr/share/themes then it is detected by unity tweak tool and can be applied. What is the difference between these two folders?
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Strange behaviors when loading Vim color themes

Here is some links and screenshots needed by this question. I downloaded two Vim color themes: Lettuce and Monokai. (As seen in the link provided.) In my .vimrc, if I only have colorscheme lettuce ...
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Installing ubuntulooks and using themes for applications

I use ubuntu 14.04 with gnome3 shell. Hi, I would like to start my application with gtk2 theme. I was using this tutorial: ...
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Dropbox 3.0.4 ignoring local themes / missing notification icon

After upgrading from xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04, I found that dropbox needed re-installation on my system, amongst a slew of other problems. I performed the following as suggested here: sudo rm -rf ...
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how to change background color of Calibre - and the like - in ubuntu 14.04

I followed the explanations given in answer of "how to change background of nautilus in ubuntu 14.04" but it did'nt work for a number of applications like Calibre. Yet when I was in Mandriva 2011 I ...
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how to make wine looks like my desktop colour scheme using WINETRICKS in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. I notice a post What can be done to make Wine look more integrated into Unity?, in the post it was mentioned that I can make wine looks like my Desktop's colour ...
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System not creating home directory structure properly

I have been searching to a solution to this issue all day and it would appear google cannot help. I installed ubuntu 14.04 via the mini iso with no desktop environment. from there i added the ...
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How To Remove Noobslab/Themes? [duplicate]

I tried installing a theme using the following lines: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vimix-flat-themes Needless to say the theme did not ...
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How can I restore my Unity themes to their defaults?

When I installed KDE on Ubuntu 14.10, it messed up some of the Unity settings like the text size and theme colors. I finally managed to completely remove it from my computer, and the text is back to ...
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Cannot change GTK and icon after changing LightDM greeter

I changed my LightDM greeter and suddenly I cannot change my gtk or icon theme. The dconf settings are there, but the system is not responding to changes, nor are the themes being used by all ...
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How to change font size in Ubuntu Nautilus file manager application?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I'd like to increase the font sizes in the Ubuntu Nautilus file manager application. This includes the sidebar font sizes (Home, Desktop, Documents, etc.) and the fonts ...
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Ubuntu Splash Screen Background

I am not new to Ubuntu or anything, but I am just wanting to dabble a little deeper into Ubuntu's Inner workings. I was wondering if somebody could tell me how I can set a picture as Ubuntu's Splash ...
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How I can fix this on UnityDecoration?

Do you see below? There's a little space after the header bar at the left, how I can fix this?
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E:Encountered a section with no Package [duplicate]

this is my problem since 2 weeks.. How can I solve this? E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists ...
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Theme Problens With Kdenlive

I am having a problem with themes in Kdenlive. I'm trying to use the Wonton soup theme in Kdenlive so I've downloaded the .colors file from http://kde-look.org. Then I go to System tools => ...
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Cannot change theme except via reboot

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10, unity, x64. Also have an nVIDIA GPU (Optimus 555M) if that's at all relevant for this issue. I'm not sure if I'm missing anything, but I cannot seem to reliably change the ...
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How to get metro interface in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is there any way to get Windows 8 metro UI on Ubuntu?
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Serious problem with Unity/Graphic Driver

I use the NVIDIA 970 GTX. After installing Ubuntu in dual-boot with Win 8.1 in UEFI mode, I installed the driver from the NVIDIA homepage for this: NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-343.22.run Then I installed ...
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Changing the color of font of the dropdown menu in the unity menubar

I want to change the color of the font of the dropdowns of the menubar. I would also like to change the color of the dropdowns themselves. I was able to change the color of the menubar itself using ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Unity themes? Are there any?

If so, which is/are the best site(s) to get them? // I already found this article. Any other suggestion?
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Which are the default Ubuntu 14.10 gtk, icons, cursors and windows themes?

If I'll know that, I'll be able to remove the others via Terminal. I have a Unity desktop. Thanks in advance.
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Changing window title color on Utopic

I'm using 14.10 Utopic Unicorn since today, and I can't find a way to change the title bar color (the bar containing the app's name) and the top bar, both are gray-black by default, it's - in my ...
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I kind of change the nautilus and window theme

Some days ago I worked on changing the theme of my Ubuntu 14.10. But I can't remember what I did in detail :P Since a few days my Nautilus looks like I'm using gnome. Can somebody tell me how to get ...
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How to theme window decorations through gtk3 css on Ubuntu Gnome?

I have looked everywhere, but I cannot find out how to theme the window decorations in Gnome through gtk3 css. I know it can be done, but I have no idea how.