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1answer
55 views

How to change icons on GNOME favorites bar?

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I switched to GNOME and managed to change the icons! But when I open a program that has its own (new) icon on the favorites bar (if that's its name) I still see the original ...
2
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2answers
49 views

Making a custom mouse cursor in ubuntu 12.04

I have done some customization to my desktop but I am really stumped on trying to figure out how to make my own mouse cursor by taking a png and editing it and then making it an x11 file. I have ...
0
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0answers
131 views

Missing Some Icons Cinnamon installed on Ubuntu 12.04.4

I installed Cinnamon 2.0 and it is quite fast. I had to install the Gnome Icons, which took care of most missing ICONS except for a few like Clementine. This is always a problem with certain ...
0
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1answer
24 views

Configuration changes resist to apply, and some other mess; need help!

Can't say exactly what might have done this, (I was trying Xephyr and removed some old kernels in my last good session..) but now I can see that some mess has been made. The themes don't apply ...
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1answer
41 views

Change Custom Theme's Desktop Label

I'm attempting to write a custom theme for 12.04 and would like to change the upper left-hand corner label for the desktop from "Ubuntu Desktop" to a simple icon. (See image) ) In looking through ...
1
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1answer
225 views

How to use GNOME tweak tool to get shell themes

So I'm trying to get custom shells and have tried using this as many people have recommended it. All I see in the Shell Extensions menu is "install shell extension" and when I click on the link user ...
0
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2answers
281 views

Change theme with old gnome look

I really like the old gnome theme (photo), and I was wondering if there's a posibility to install it on ubuntu 12.04? If so, tell me how please. Thanks!
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0answers
319 views

Updates broke my themes/shell [Ubuntu 12.04 running Gnome 3 ] [closed]

Update 09 Nov 2013: This problem was sorted out by updates that came later. I am running gnome-session 3.4.2.1. After the latest updates (listed below) my theme regressed to what looks like tango - ...
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0answers
37 views

How can i set defaults look and feel in gnome “session fall back” in ubuntu 12.04 for new users?

I would like to change the behaviour of UBUNTU when creating desktop for new users. Like background, panel position, avalaible shortcuts to applications and so on. I know that i have to dig into ...
0
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0answers
43 views

modify theme colors gtk 3.0 gnome fallback in ubuntu 12.10

I would like to know how to modify colors of top bar and left bar (please tell me even name of this things becuase I'm not English man) ...
0
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0answers
83 views

Unexpected Change in Ubuntu 12.04 GUI

Why would Ubuntu change as shown in the images below and how can I get it back the way it was? I should also mention ubuntu freezes every so often which can only be resolved with a hard reboot. Many ...
1
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1answer
69 views

How to get my theme settings back after update?

I did a dist-upgrade yesterday and it appears to have broken my gtk theme (and touch pad scrolling + tap and font preferences!). e.g. firefox prefs dialog: I know it's my settings because if I ...
0
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0answers
29 views

My mouse pointer switches from black to white on specific occasions

I installed the oxygen mouse cursor themes using these instructions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hu9JrdSXB8 Now, I did it before and everything worked fine. But I had to reinstall ubuntu (12.04) ...
2
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4answers
906 views

After tweaking Ubuntu 12.04, desktop only shows default GTK-Theme

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 Amd64 on my laptop but when I use some applications I get ugly looking menus and buttons, Windows 95 like. If I try to change the theme from the appearance settings it ...
0
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0answers
217 views

What is the correct way to install Adwaita theme on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I want to have Adwaita theme on Ubuntu 12.04. On my previous installation I had it in unity right after installing gnome3 shell. Gtk2 apps didn't have tabs like what it would be expected on Gtk3 and ...
1
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0answers
68 views

Move Metacity Window Buttons in an Upward (Negative) Direction

In my metacity window theme for Ubuntu 12.04, I am trying to customise the close, minimize, and maximize buttons. I have the .png images in the folder already put on the window, but cannot move them ...
0
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0answers
64 views

How to have the high-contrast theme with the normal icons in Ubuntu 12.04 Unity2D?

When changing to the high-contrast theme, the icon set is changed to a high-contrast one. Is there a way to have the high-contrast theme, but with the regular icon set? OS is Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity ...
0
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1answer
272 views

Changing window background color by theming

I am a bit confused about this in theme tutorials, but how would I go about changing the color of windows in Unity. I mean the File, Edit, etc. Bars to a different color and other colors related to ...
1
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1answer
259 views

Can I create a Custom “Taskbar” in Ubuntu Unity

As the title says, I am creating a theme for my Ubuntu 12.04 Unity session creation in progress for a buddy of mine. I would like to add an image on the lower portion of my screen. I have taken the ...
1
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0answers
90 views

12.04/GNOME3.4.2 WIndows/panels showing gray not white

I'm super new to Linux (I got this machine 2 weeks ago) so excuse me if I ask silly questions. I'm not sure what might have triggered this, but lately I've been seeing grey backgrounds instead of ...
2
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1answer
867 views

How Ubuntu Satanic Edition is different from regular Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, and recently installed ubuntu-satanic-edition. Here all I could find different is couple of themes and dozen of wallpapers? What something else there in it that I ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Create new Gnome Classic theme and config system to offer all users

I'm trying to create new Gnome Classic theme (gnome-session-fallback) on Ubuntu Precise. I want to include it into System Settings -> Background menu to offer that configuration to all users. I'm ...
3
votes
1answer
60 views

Why is the back arrow on Nautilus so small?

I've noticed that the back arrow next to the folder path is really small. Is there anyway to fix this? It's really annoying. It looks like this:
1
vote
1answer
598 views

GTK+ Themes not showing up

I downloaded some themes from gnome-look.org and I extracted and put them in /usr/share/themes folder and when I opened gnome-tweak-tool windows theme was working but GTK+ themes section was showing ...
0
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0answers
125 views

Theme, icons etc. problems

I'm very new to linux only had ubuntu 12.04 a couple of days. Now I pimped a bit with compiz but I would really like my windows, icons and such to be diffrent aswell. I read themes are the way for ...
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votes
1answer
1k views

Darcula dark theme for Eclipse [closed]

I wonder if there is a way to use Android Studio Darcula theme in Eclipse? I am trying to make Eclipse look a little bit like AS. So far I have made changes to the editor window and I have no idea how ...
0
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0answers
83 views

Black background in wx with Unity

On Ubuntu 12.04, I get black background for wx instances of ipython (namely, running a Mayavi script as in the attached figure). My global theme is Ambiance, but even if I change it, the wx background ...
0
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1answer
57 views

software gui themes are lost

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 at the moment and couple of days ago all of my software started to use ugly theme. Ubuntu menus are ok and still using ambiance theme but software guis are changed. I tried to ...
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1answer
602 views

How to uninstall theme in ubuntu 13.04

I am new to ubuntu and if I install the following theme by the commands: $ wget -c www.j-baer.com/wp-content/uploads/AX-Install.tar.gz $ tar -zxvf AX-Install.tar.gz $ sudo sh InstallAX.sh and $ ...
0
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0answers
12 views

How to correct incompatible themes with 12.04? [duplicate]

I have installed Ambience Dark theme in 12.04 (To get dark background on Right Click Menu etc). Most of the applications are compatible with the theme. But certain applications doesn't obey the window ...
10
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1answer
1k views

Change unlock screen appearance

I wonder if it's possible to change the appearance of the unlock screen as I'm not a big fan of this default greyish dialog box: (Image reference: ...
0
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0answers
21 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Theme issue after re-install Unity in Ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install Unity 7.x in Ubuntu 12.04. But stuck in middle of the installation. As a result unity broke. Trying after an hour i have successfully re-installed unity(default version). Affects: ...
0
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1answer
257 views

How can I change Chrome's title bar text?

I have chromium web browser open and I don't want it to say Chromium Web Browser in the title bar in unity. It can be blank for any app I have open as well using 12.04
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0answers
111 views

Ubuntu Chrome browser is having any instance bug issue? Is it browser bug or Ubuntu desktop theme related bug?

When i run Chrome in Ubuntu as Kiosk mode, it open the same site twice, how can i make it one instance only? (my web application does not work if it open twice). For example to open one site it runs ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Convert Ubuntu 13.04 to mac theme error

I'm following this tutorial and also this youtube tutorial. On executing this command: sudo apt-get install mac-os-lion-theme mac-os-lion-cursors mac-os-lion-icons I'm getting this error: Reading ...
1
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0answers
182 views

How to change the default theme for all users?

How to change the default theme to the classic theme for all users in Ubuntu 12.04?
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0answers
583 views

Window theme won't change (gnome 3.8)

I've just upgraded from 12.04, to 12.10, to 13.04 using the software updater, and I've upgraded Gnome from 3.4 to 3.8. The problem is, when I try to change my theme using the Tweak Tool, I am only ...
1
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1answer
151 views

Faience GTK theme breaks tabs

I installed this theme in my Ubuntu 12.04 + Unity and all tabs are definitively wrong: Any idea to make this theme work properly? Thanks.
1
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1answer
627 views

How to install color themes onto Emacs 24.3?

I'm trying to install the Oblivion color theme into GNU Emacs 24.3. I downloaded the repository as a .zip file then moved the zip folder into my ~/.emacs.d/color-theme/themes directory. I'm pretty ...
1
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0answers
16 views

changing the color of the google search bar in the webpage [duplicate]

How can I change the background color in the google search bar of the webpage? I changed my theme which uses a light grey text with a dark grey background but the webpage didn't change so it is a ...
1
vote
1answer
76 views

How can I use the default theme from 12.10 in 12.04?

I really like the changes that was made to the default theme in 12.10. However 12.10 keeps on loosing the ability to see my braodcom wifi card and I am experiencing a lot of graphical glitches as ...
2
votes
0answers
175 views

nautilus theme problem in 12.04

I have encountered a strange theme problem since I updated to 12.04 some days ago: Nautilus needs some extra treatment after every login in order to obey the theme. It concerns every user. After every ...
4
votes
2answers
417 views

Where are my themes? I am in 12.04 logged on to Gnome Classic

I ran some commands in the terminal to download themes from internet but I dont know how to access them, they dont show up in Appearance. These themes are for gdk3 and gnome
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0answers
174 views

how to make Andoid 4. look like Ubuntu 12.04? [closed]

i bought a new 10 inch tab that runs on Android Ice Cream Sandwich, i am too scared to unlock the tab to install ubuntu at the same time i dont feel comfortable to work on any machine that doesnt look ...
0
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0answers
532 views

How to install these login themes?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with GNOME SHELL. I wish to change the lock screen's theme (no the login screen, just the lock screen (gnome-screensaver)). I've found these themes: ...
2
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0answers
470 views

Ubuntu 12.04 transparent menubar

Is it possible set transparent color to the part of the window displayed on the image below?
0
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1answer
126 views

How to change chromiums windows buttons to gnome defaults?

Chromium's custom Minimise/Maximise/Close buttons do not fit in with my Gnome 3 theme. I have managed to move them back to the right hand side, but I cannot find a way to change the button icons to ...
2
votes
1answer
71 views

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, ...
1
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1answer
473 views

Which xfce4-window theme is this?

I found this image on the xfce4-slideshow but I cant find it in my xfce. What is the name of this theme?