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1answer
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Will upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 restore Unity?

Yesterday, I upgraded my Ubuntu 11.04 tot 11.10. After some trouble I managed to remove Unity and I installed GDM & gnome-shell as a replacement. I configured it a bit: installed some extensions, ...
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Why did Nautilus revert to the default grey theme?

I am using 11.10. Sometimes Nautilus wakes up grey all over, without the typical orange. Is there any known cause for this behavior?
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1answer
95 views

Help with ubuntu 11 mis-displays

So, I sea This tutorial, and I exectued this line in my terminal : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lubuntu-desktop/ppa & sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop and my left-side panel changed abit, while ...
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1answer
271 views

Suggest me some kool themes for 11.10 [closed]

Here's how my Desktop Looks :
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1answer
857 views

How to remove themes?

How do I completely remove a theme in Ubuntu? I want to remove the Ambiance and Radiance themes, I am using Adwaita as a replacement and also I am using GNOME. Using Ubuntu 11.10
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2answers
142 views

Weird menu icons after change the theme

I just changed my theme, and now, when I maximize Firefox, my icons look weird like this this is my theme configuration any ideas guys? thanks in advance
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1answer
440 views

Equinox theme widgets in Unity don't appear in the GTK+ theme dropdown list

I installed the Equinox theme from the ppa: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tiheum/equinox sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-equinox I have used gnome-tweak-tool to ...
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1answer
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How to get those “glass” title bar buttons (Lucid's Ambiance theme)

It's a minor issue, but I keep seeing those nice-looking ubuntu title bar buttons, like here: And I just can't find out how to get these. I have the default, flat ubuntu buttons. Is it a theme that ...
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0answers
46 views

How do I use Empathy default emoticons on Pidgin? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the empathy smilies (from maverick) in Pidgin? I dropped Empathy for Pidgin but I wanted those emoticons from Empathy on 11.10 to appear in Pidgin. I ...
3
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1answer
15k views

Where can I find Gnome-Classic themes?

Does anybody know where can I find themes for gnome 3 fallback mode? I mean this session of gnome 3 : Can anybody help me with this one,because I can't find any solutions.Pleaseeeeee!
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1answer
580 views

How can I reset the GNOME Shell theme for the main account from the guest account?

I tried out a GNOME Shell theme from gnome-look.org on my main account/login user. The theme must be broken because it won't load, and crashes that login. I am currently on the guest account. Is there ...
2
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1answer
389 views

How to auto change terminal profiles?

I love transparency and minimalism... a lot. So much so I ended up with a desktop like this: The problem is that to add a cool effect I made my terminal windows transparent. Which for the most part ...
6
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1answer
870 views

Why can't I change my icon theme in gnome-classic?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 (updated) and gnome-classic (I missed it :3) I've tried setting my icon theme, GTK theme, and window theme in gnome-tweak-tool, as well as Ubuntu Tweak, gconf-editor, and ...
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2answers
2k views

Customizing gnome layout in Ubuntu 11.10

I recently upgraded my 11.04 to 11.10 and Unity took me by surprise. I quickly switched to 'GNOME' through the login screen, but I'm faced with some difficulties customizing it. Right click doesn't do ...
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0answers
243 views

How do I install a theme? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change GTK+ theme? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and I want to change the theme. I downloaded a theme off of "gnome-look.org" and it's not working. I ran the sudo cp -r ...
2
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2answers
3k views

How can I restore a broken theme in GNOME Shell?

My GUI has changed into some crappy looking theme, I don't know why it happened and I want to get the default looks back! It happened after I was mucking around trying to get the purple grub menu ...
2
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0answers
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is there a theme for ubuntu 11.10 which look like windows-7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an Ubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 7? first of all it is n not a dup of Is there an Ubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 7? ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Theme integration not working for various apps (Xubuntu)

Yesterday I posted a question about libreoffice not showing the correct theme in Xubuntu 11.10. That question was quickly answered and by installing libreoffice-gtk it now looks really nice and in ...
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2answers
423 views

How to get GTK3 checkboxes in certain themes?

Xubuntu 11.10 introduces some GTK3 applications which don't play well with GTK2 themed apps. Base GTK3 theme is quite ugly, so I tried a couple of themes with both gtk2/3 components like "Elegant ...
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2answers
8k views

How do I change window theme in 11.10?

I don't know how I did it, but now I'm stuck with this same window theme! Whichever theme I change to, the window theme will stick and only the background colour of the window title will change. Here ...
21
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4answers
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How do I theme the xscreensaver unlock screen?

How can I replace ugly screensaver unlock screen in Xubuntu 11.10? Standard xscreensaver is very ugly. Is there any themes for unlock screen?
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3answers
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How to disable nautilus from handling the desktop?

As it is the only way to activate transparent themes in Gnome-shell: How to disable Nautilus from handling the desktop? Can I make it handle the desktop again? What will happen to the unity and ...
0
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1answer
418 views

GNOME 3 Theme fallback [closed]

Recently I noticed this issue about GNOME 3 themes (see attached screenshot). Edit: GNOME shows some default Gtk theme, instead of the configured one like Ambiance. This happened after ...
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2answers
2k views

Where did these Monochrome Thunderbird icons come from?

I'm running Thunderbird 8 on Ubuntu 11.10, and I'm stuck with these monochrome toolbar buttons that I hate. If I look under Tools > Add Ons > Appearance I've only got the default theme installed ...
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4answers
5k views

How do I run a custom animated bootscreen?

I want to create a new splash theme for Ubuntu 11.10 using a volcano theme, so when it boots the volcano erupts with lava (same for shutdown). Now I have my image (png) but obviously it does not ...
2
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1answer
492 views

Skype user interface integration with Unity

I found that the user interface of Skype is not aligned with the Unity theme and lives its own life. Trying to play with the options in Skype, Qt3 and Qt4 didn't lead to any result. How do I make ...
3
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2answers
691 views

Change Faenza-Radiance default empathy icons

I really like Faenza icons and I use Radiance as GTK theme, but the problem is Faenza-Radiance icons for empathy are really annoying! I want to change empathy icons of Faenza-Radiance to look like ...
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2answers
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How can I install Emerald Theme Manager, and switch between Emerald and Metacity themes?

I want to get Emerald Theme Manager to work in Ubuntu 11.10 and activate its themes. Also, I want to be able to switch between Emerald themes and the originally installed (Metacity) themes. How do I ...
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1answer
152 views

Is there any way to have the old “Appearance” app from 10.10 back and use it with 11.10?

I loved how the appearance app was the go-to place for 80% of everything pertaining to how your desktop looked. it had a built in theme installer, and had a visual way to see an example of how ...
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1answer
496 views

How can I force the Nautilus sidebar text color to stay white in my Ambiance modification?

This is related to How can I change the color of the pane separator for my Ambiance theme modification?, which has just been solved. Now I have a new issue. As shown below, the text color for the ...
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4answers
26k views

How to change the mouse pointer theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change mouse cursor and theme? How can I change mouse pointer theme in Ubuntu 11.10, as in previous versions of Ubuntu?
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1answer
2k views

How do I install Adium themes in Empathy?

I had used the Adium themes in empathy in Ubuntu 11.04 but the same did not work for 11.10. Is there any workaround to enable the themes for empathy in 11.10 Thanks in advance
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1answer
726 views

Issue with Adwaita Dark theme: still using regular Adwaita titlebars

I downloaded and installed the Adwaita Dark theme. It worked, but I had an issue. The title bar was supposed to turn black too, but it doesn't. I followed the steps in this OMG! Ubuntu article. There ...
4
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2answers
3k views

GNOME Shell extension problem when trying to install themes

I want to install new themes on Ubuntu 11.10, so I went to the Internet and followed the instructions to how to install new themes. I've installed gnome-tweak-tool, the Ubuntu shell user extension and ...
4
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1answer
6k views

How do I install and select cursor themes?

I'm new to this amazing OS (Ubuntu 11.10) and I've been changing a lot of things and experimenting (it's fun you know). But I don't know how to install cursor themes. Can I install this? ...
4
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3answers
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Cannot enable Shell Extensions for custom themes

I've followed the steps posted here with intentions of installing a custom theme downloaded from the previous site. When I get to the step: You’ll now need to log out and back in for the ...
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1answer
1k views

GTK GLib errors

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 from 11.04 I get GTK and GLib errors while trying to run a kernel menuconfig using OpenEmbedded. I'm asking it here as I think these errors are caused by some change ...
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8answers
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Appearance does not change on switching the theme

If I select Radiance or Ambiance in the menu show in the following picture, my whole theme does not change. It only changes the title bar. How can I resolve this problem? Or how can I reset the ...
6
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2answers
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Faenza / Ubuntu Mono power icon problems

Im having problems applying a new icon theme in ubuntu 11.10 specifically with the power icon. Ive installed faenza succesfully, and the gnome tweak tool to change the icons, but the power icon doesnt ...
3
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1answer
185 views

How to curve the edges of menus?

I want to know if this is possible. Like the menu when you right click, if the edges can be curved. I don't like to see the square appearance.
2
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1answer
1k views

Gnome 3.2 shell theme not being applied to all applications

I have been trying Gnome 3.2 on a fresh install of 11.10 and LOVING IT for how it manages the windows and with the notification bar at the bottom and auto hiding. With SOOO many things different, it ...
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3answers
7k views

How can I enable themes in Gnome Shell?

I have installed the "Gnome Shell Theming extension". I have enabled it in the "gnome tweak tool" I have installed some themes in my ~/.themes folder but still i cannot select any shell-theme. How ...
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4answers
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Adwaita Dark theme title bar stays white

I tried variety of methods to install to install / set the default Adwaita white theme to use the dark version. This works, the only problem is the title bar in my black version stays white unlike the ...
3
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2answers
8k views

How to change color/transparency of all desktop panels?

In KDE 4.7, after making some personalization I made a layout which I really like. But light panels color breaking the whole idea. It is too bright. Changing color scheme doesn't help. How could I ...
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2answers
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How can I add a theme to the Appearance settings tab in 11.10

Eventually, I'd like to create a proper 11.10 theme and perhaps distribute a package via ppa. To start, I thought I'd copy one of the "official" themes on my local system and start modifying it. ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Maximize, Minimize and Close Buttons are not visible with Adwaita theme

I have upgraded to Oneiric from Natty. I am facing a problem in using the Adwaita theme. I have set the default window and gtk2 theme to be Adwaita. However, when the windows are maximized, the ...
12
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4answers
10k views

How do I set my own (HTML) theme in LightDM?

LightDM is the new login manager, and is meant to be themeable using HTML and CSS. How do I do that in Ubuntu 11.10? Can I use my own HTML file with my own text? Things I've tried: I've spent a ...
9
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1answer
4k views

How can I edit GTK+3 themes (preferably with a GUI)?

(similar problem to one in a question I had before, but I need multiple solutions, and I felt they were better organized as separate questions) Upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10 did away with my themes, ...
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2answers
350 views

Where can I get themes?

Upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10 did away with my themes, without warning me. I can't seem to find any way to customize the themes (short of going into theme files and messing with those, and I'm not ...
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2answers
2k views

Problems with using themes in Geany

I'm trying to switch to the Geany editor for my web development but need to switch to a dark theme. In searching for some default themes I came across this excellent collection. I've now installed ...