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How to reset (GTK?) color scheme?

Ubintu 12.04, Xfce 4.8, openbox-3.5.0-2ubuntu2. I noticed that some applications have toolbars with a solid black background. I tried to reset it using "Settings Editor" but didn't find necessary ...
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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 ...
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1answer
346 views

Make mate 1.6 look like lucid lynx default theme

I happened to like the way Lucid Lynx looks. This is not a lucid lynx question, I just want the panels on mate 1.6 to look like the ones of Lucid lynx. I went to the properties of the panel, but it ...
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175 views

Gnome theme background color is black

I'm having a problem with my default Gnome 3.6.0 setup on 12.10. I used to create themes in Gnome 2 and Gnome 3.0, but I'm at loss to explain why my theme is black in the background. This problem is ...
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Does the use of custom themes and icon sets increases the use of system resources in Ubuntu/Lubuntu?

It is clear that visual effects take their load on system resources (and while choosing Lubuntu/LXDE to stay light, the use of effects like compositing and so on doesn't make sense). But what about ...
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1answer
508 views

How to properly have a theme that is not completely dark but has dark menus in Lubuntu 12.10?

I do not like full-dark themes in Lubuntu, but I like dark menus. In Lubuntu 12.04 was using one theme that was called Mediteranean Ligh if I remember well that was like that. A similar question ...
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A lot of `gtk-warnings` in terminal. Is this serious?

I had a lot of problems with my system and had to reinstall it. One of them was these very messages. After reinstalling the system and using the same icons, I get the warnings again and am wary of ...
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How to adjust the appearance of the Unity in 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I configure Unity? Now I updated to 12.10 and would like to adjust the desktop, well unity, appearance. I know there is the theme setting, but I cannot adjust ...
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How do I change my desktop theme from grey bars to black bars?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.1 and I have just installed the official Nvidia driver. now every time I log in, any gnome based desktop replacement (like unity or cinnamon) doesn't start correctly. It ...
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2answers
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Can I make Nautilus look better in Lubuntu 12.04?

I mean that PCManFM and Thunar follow my theme: Nautilus does not: I have to add that I do not want to change my present theme. And I guess that is the problem, as it does not have a gtk3 ...
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4answers
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12.04 wholly dark Ambiance theme?

I got my first partition of Ubuntu recently, and wanted to match it to a 10 or 11 interface I was using on another computer. It looked like this: Themes in 12.04 seem to be rather tricky though. ...
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1answer
79 views

Problems with unity appearence

Maybe the appearance window is completely messed up. Until yesterday i wasn't able to change the desktop background. After trying unity --reset, the desktop background was changeable but now themes ...
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0answers
294 views

How do I make my desktop look like Windows 7 or 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an Ubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 7? I'm wondering if there is a Windows 7 GTK theme to download out there? Or maybe a Windows 8 theme?
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1answer
535 views

Fix messed up themes in 12.04

I recently updated to Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2 and lots of the themes I have look messed up. They either have black backgrounds where it should be white or the text becomes white to match the backgrounds, ...
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1answer
4k views

How can I change the folder icon?

I know how to change an icon this way. Also that doesn't work for folders inside Nautilus, but for application launchers. What I'm looking for is an equivalent to changing the icon for an ...
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2answers
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How to install themes with GNOME tweak tool?

I have been using the default Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity for some time now and decided to start customizing it. I have already been able to make some changes with the gnome-tweak-tool. However, there ...
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2answers
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How to fix the look of KDE apps in LXDE?

I am using LXDE in Ubuntu 11.10. KDE apps like Kate and Kile have an ugly Windows-95ish look when run in LXDE, but look fine in Gnome. How do I choose the theme/widget style for KDE apps in LXDE? In ...
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1answer
684 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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1answer
1k views

How to change desktop icon text background color?

How do I change the background color of desktop text in 11.10. I used gnome color chooser in version 10.04, but it's not working in Ubuntu 11.10. Is there any way to solve this? Also, by default ...
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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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2answers
1k views

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. ...
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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 ...
2
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1answer
5k views

How do you change the theme, icon-set and mouse-theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the “Selected Items” color? I LOVE the idea for Ubuntu 11.10, but I can't customize it the way I want it. Also, how do you change the ...
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1answer
2k views

Will there be an Appearance app in 11.10, or another standard way to change themes?

I've been testing out 11.10 and so far the only way I can change the theme is by installing Gnome Tweak Tool. Will there be a standard (i.e. installed by default) way to change themes and other ...
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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
10k views

How do I set a theme in Oneiric? [closed]

I'm using Oneiric, and have some default theme set. I understand Unity is using Gtk3, and that the usual Ubuntu themes haven't been ported. How do I set the theme in Oneiric? Where is/will the new ...
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1answer
768 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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1answer
991 views

How do I make a theme have SQUARE instead of ROUND windows?

How can I make my favorite theme (i.e, Orta) have square instead of rounded window corners?
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2answers
562 views

Delete GTK theme

I want to delete GTK themes which come by default in ubuntu 10.10. As I open appearance, theme delete button is shown disabled for me. How I can delete theme by using Appearance instead of going to ...
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1answer
398 views

How can I copy a gtk theme?

Suppose I am trying some distro (with Gnome) and I like some theme. How can I copy for installation in another computer?
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2answers
1k views

Change dropdown menu color in default Maverick theme? [closed]

Does anybody know if and how I might be able to change the color of the dropdown menus in Maverick's default theme? I like most parts of the theme enough to not really want to change, but I find the ...
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8answers
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Where can I get themes and eye-candy for my desktop?

Apart from those themes in the repository and Gnome-look.org, are there other places to get themes for my Ubuntu Desktop? Also, are there any 3rd party repositories of themes and other eye-candy?
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3answers
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How can I install different icons? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get and install more themes, icons, and pointers? I often find myself seeing new icons but I am unable to install them. How do you install icons on Ubuntu? ...
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5answers
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How do I get and install more themes, icons, and pointers?

I've downloaded some nice themes, icon packages, and pointers from sites like gnome-look. Now what do I do? Where else can I get these kinds of things?