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get ubuntu 11 look for ubuntu 12 [duplicate]

I am not liking the look of Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. The sidebar is irritating. I want to get back the Ubuntu 11 desktop look. This had the top-bar, the Applications, System and other buttons. The bottom ...
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1answer
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Where to find all program icons?

Using 11.04 and want to change the main menu (slim it way down). Before doing that I'd like to place the icons/shortcuts of the programs I use very seldom into a desktop folder (only keeping those ...
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1answer
211 views

Dark text color on dark menu

After I rebooted 15 min ago, I noticed that Unity clock and menu text changed to dark for apparently no reason, so I rebooted again in a hope to remedy. Unfortunately still same: I launched ...
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1answer
685 views

What package do I install to use Oxygen in Qt4?

When you install some qt apps in ubuntu like smplayer and lyx, you can change their appearance eiher with their preferences menu or with the qt-config utility. You can choose between several themes ...
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Thunderbird 8 changed default skin/theme - any way to change it back?

I just updated to Thunderbird 8 (I use Mozilla's version, not Ubuntu's) on Ubuntu 11.04; and it seems it has changed its default skin/theme. Not sure how it looks under other OS', but under my Ubuntu, ...
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5answers
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How to install Windows 7 theme with GNOME Shell?

I installed GNOME Shell on Ubuntu 11.04 and logged in with it. But when I try to install the Windows theme, it complains that Gnome desktop session is required Anyone knows why this is? Is there ...
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1answer
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Panel theme reverts to standard GNOME in indicator area [closed]

My top bar looks normal up to the point where the indicators appear. The theme and icons don't apply there and it looks like this I don't know why but that little part of the bar with indicators ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu Theme installer crashes whenever I try to install a new theme?

I am very bored of the default themes in Ubuntu, not because they are bad just because I get bored easily! I decided to visit Gnome's Theme library and found a theme I like. I downloaded the theme ...
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Docky renders weird when I change theme, add docklets, etc [closed]

Im using docky in 11.04. Everytime when I customize (change the theme, add docklets, etc...) the dock, it crashes look like in the picture, but when I log out and log in again, it runs smoothly. How ...
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2answers
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Complete LinuxMint theme for ubuntu

I am using the Ubuntu 11.04 with unity from the day of it's release. I am not at all happy with the usability of unity. Like no minimize by clicking on the icon on the task bar, menus at the top bar ...
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1answer
344 views

How do I change the theme?

What do I use to change the theme in Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop the previous way through appearance icon is gone.
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2answers
971 views

Can I install the Xubuntu 10.04 theme on Ubuntu 11.04?

I love the Xubuntu 10.04 theme and I want to install it on my Ubuntu 11.04. It's possible to install only the theme?
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Reduce Window Border Size?

One of the most annoying things about Ubuntu is probably the ~3-5-pixel border distance between the buttons on the title bar and the top and right sides of the window. Is there any way to reduce ...
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0answers
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gtk-update-icon-cache problem while installing elementary theme [closed]

I am trying to install elementry unity theme on natty. I used following commands to install the theme. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementaryart/elementarydesktop sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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1answer
240 views

Where are system images located?

I understand where theme images are located, but those are only controls like minimize and maximize and close. Where are ALL of the images in Ubuntu located? Pretty much all control images. I know ...
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2answers
726 views

Any way to change wallpaper according to specific clock time?

Finding it quite hard to Google this. Between say 9 am and 6pm I want a certain wallpaper to be displayed, and between 6 pm to 12 am I want a different one. So I want it time-specific. Any way to do ...
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0answers
245 views

Unable to right click and change theme [closed]

Nothing happens when I right click on the desktop area. I am unable to change the theme and when I take display settings only wallpaper settings is displayed. I upgraded to Gnome 3 of late. Now I have ...
5
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1answer
772 views

Upgraded to 11.04 and now most of the UI is gray and boxy

I just upgraded to 11.04, and now most UI elements are gray and crappy looking (see screenshot). When I first log in, the panel looks black (as Ambiance theme is supposed to look), but then after a ...
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0answers
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Theme choosing doesnt work after update [closed]

After updating from 10.04 to 11.04, switching between themes doesn't work. The upper and lower panels look different from the rest of the system: All attempts at changing this didn't give me any ...
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4answers
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How to make selected tab in terminal more prominent

Something about the color scheme changed in 11.04, and now it's very difficult for me to tell which tab is the selected one. On my screen, the colors look more similar the further down I slouch in ...
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6answers
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Nautilus is theme-less unless I run it as root

My system is using the Ambiance theme in Ubuntu Natty. Everything works correctly except for Nautilus, which appears to have been deprived from its theme. Can anyone help me restore it to the ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I install the Elementary theme?

Is there a way of installing elementary theme in natty?
9
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0answers
893 views

Is it possible to remove shadows behind windows and menus? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remove shadows of the windows in Unity? Is it possible to remove shadows behind windows and menus in Ubuntu 11.04 with Unity?
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3answers
478 views

Mouse theme doesn't work all the time

The mouse theme shows up in the web browser and software center, as well as the update manger. However, it goes to defaults on the desktop. Can it be fixed? I am using the azenis mouse theme, with ...
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2answers
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How do I theme the maximized window buttons with Unity?

I use a custom Gtk theme along with the default Ambiance window controls. Using my theme, the Unity panel shows its very ugly default buttons when my window is maximized. Since I have the same window ...
7
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1answer
2k views

Gtk theme for Unity Desktop

I am using Ubuntu 11.4 alpha3 for testing. Here I am looking that some of application are removed like Appearance where we play with theme preferences. How can I change themes in Unity? What is that ...
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1answer
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Does somebody know if the Light themes will get overhauled for Natty?

I'm just curious to know if the Light themes will get overhauled for Natty since they jumped from being okay in Lucid to being awesome in Maverick.