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How to change theme colors?

I have searched the web and cannot find an easy way to change the brown/orange colors to something like greens. Are there tools/tips to change the theme colors?
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0answers
132 views

Customize gedit color theme as python idle

class Player(): My gedit used python idle theme so when i type this piece, 'class' show orange but 'Player' is black. so if i want change classname or function name's color into blue, what should i ...
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Change background and foreground color of special windows

I'm customizing my Xubuntu theme. With GNOME Color Chooser I can change most of the default option regarding the colours of windows background. But seems that for some special widows like Volume ...
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1answer
494 views

Modify Indicator Appearence

I've found a theme that I really like (Flatstudio for anyone interested), but there is only one minor thing that works not as expected: if you look at the screenshot at the indicator-messaging ...
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3answers
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Changing the Ubuntu 13.10 Ambiance Colours

In previous versions of Ubuntu (including Ubuntu 13.04) I was able to change the system ambiance colour from orange to a colour of my liking by using this in the terminal: gsettings set ...
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1answer
293 views

Mediterranean themes for Unity - Change input form colors

I've installed Mediterranean themes and I am using the dark one. The problem is that @wolfram website the input form background color is black but the font is dark grey so it's difficult for me to ...
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1answer
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Change the background color of command line in zsh when I change the prompt theme

I installed the zsh package. So, now when I type zsh in terminal it switches from back to zsh. Also, I downloaded the oh-my-zsh framework to customize zsh. When I change theme name in .zshrc file to ...
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0answers
516 views

How do I change the window color on Cinnamon?

I believe I've edited my theme files correctly. Here's my GTK-main file with the changes highlighted and my gtkrc file with changes highlighted. What do I need to do to get the Cinnamon window borders ...
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Change color of top menubar / statusbar

I know there are a million posts on this but not a single one has helped me solve this... I'm trying to change the color of the top menubar/status bar of the system. I've managed to set the ...
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1answer
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color seems unaligned since fixed login loop, other graphics changed (Ubuntu 12.04)

after I fixed my previous problem (login loop ubuntu 12.04), my graphics (only in Unity afaik) been changed. Pictures and other media don't have any problem with their display, so it isn't a problem ...
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1answer
108 views

Unable to delete custom colors under Appearance/Background

The "Background" panel in "System Settings/Appearance", allows to select the background color of the desktop, solid or with a gradient. There, the "Pick a color" window allows to choice a color from ...
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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 ...
2
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0answers
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Firefox ignore GTK theme for localhost stuff

I know this is pretty much a duplicate of How can one make firefox ignore my GTK theme entirely?, but the answers on that one are no permanent solution. It works by launching firefox from the ...
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0answers
212 views

How to change color of the frame of a maximizing window [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the “Selected Items” color? How do I change the theme and window border color? Can I theme the menubar to look different if a window is maximized? ...
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votes
1answer
64 views

Why is every input field purple?

In every app, every place where you'd expect there to be white, like the background of search boxes or the margins of documents the background is purple instead. Now, I happen to think purple is a ...
2
votes
1answer
7k views

How do I change the theme and window border color?

Is it possible to customise the colours for the desktop theme and window appearance in Pangolin 12.04 as it was possible in Narwhal? I only see four default choices in the display adjustment ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Finding and editing gnome terminal colors without gui

I like the color scheme editor for the gnome terminal and all, but I hate not being able to work with color values, whether it be hexidecimal or some other form. How do you find out the color values ...
2
votes
1answer
585 views

Customize color of selection rectangle when clicking-and-dragging on desktop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the “Selected Items” color? When I click and drag on my desktop it shows an orange box, however my My color scheme is blue, so how can I ...
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0answers
295 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
2k views

Why does the Solarized theme for Oh-My-Zsh look duller on Ubuntu than on Mac?

I'm using the Solarized Dark theme for Oh-My-Zsh on both my Mac and Ubuntu computers, but the Ubuntu terminal looks terrible in comparison. The colors are dull and the names of folders are just plain ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Why in many themes my menus are too white (text and background)?

I started using Lubuntu (12.04) and I like the customizations that I was able to make, especially fitting icons and themes ('Widgets' - as 'Customize Look and Feel'/LXAppearance calls them.) But for ...
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vote
1answer
1k views

How to avoid dark colour of some programs in LXDE no matter the theme?

Changing the theme in my LXDE (that now I use although my main installation is Xubuntu 12.04) doesn't change the appearance of certain main programs - always dark. Why is that and how can I alter it? ...
2
votes
1answer
729 views

how to change Alt+Tab window highlight color in Unity 2D

i have Ubuntu 12.04, and i run unity 2D (so i can run all of my monitors with xinerama). a problem that i have is when i hit alt+tab, it highlights the new [active] window with a white border. ...
3
votes
1answer
414 views

Why don't custom colour settings in LXAppearance affect all applications?

In Lubuntu 12.04 I have created a customised colour scheme (using LXAppearance) which uses orange for selected items instead of blue. Many applications don't appear to use the custom colour scheme ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How can I change global font colors in Ubuntu 12.04?

After the 12.04 upgrade, there's a problem with the contrast between the font color and the background color. I had the same problem when I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10, and fixed it at that time, ...
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6answers
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How to change the color of the scroll bar?

The scrollbars in Unity are of very low contrast, and I can't notice where the scroll bar bug is just with peripheral vision. I have to look at the scrollbar. With a very 22" monitor, 1920*1080, the ...
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0answers
347 views

Ambiance themes color changed (uri button only) [closed]

reinstall light-themes is no help. only color on left button become ugly, seems hover color is right. i search gtk*.css and nautilus.css in theme directory, also no found which color can change this. ...
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2answers
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How can I change tomboy note's background colour?

How to make Tomboy Notes have a different theme that are easier on the eyes like black font over a lightgrey background rather than a darkgrey font over a white background. I have explored Tomboy's ...
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0answers
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I hate orange. It is everywhere. Can someone help me replace ALL the orange gui with purple? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the theme? I know this is a really silly question but it is BOTHERING ME so badly. Everytime I open a window to browse my files, every time i highlight ...
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 ...
0
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1answer
2k views

How to change the window color (default: white)? [closed]

How to change the window color (default: white) in Oneiric? (In Natty, I could do it in Appearance.) (If 1 doesn't work) How to change the background color in Gedit? (In Natty, by right clicking I ...
7
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3answers
1k views

Override theme background color for certain applications

When using a custom theme (Equinox Evolution Midnight in my particular case) the manager at System > Preferences > Appearance > Theme > Customize > Colors is indeed reflecting the actual system-wide ...
36
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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 ...
3
votes
1answer
5k views

What can I change with gtkrc-2.0?

We can change breadcrumbs and the sidepane color, but what else can be edited with gtkrc-2.0?
5
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2answers
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Menubar text color and firefox black making is unreadable with Ambiance. How do I fix this?

Ever since I purged kubuntu-desktop from my ubuntu installation, my firefox menu bar text changed to black. I now have trouble using firefox with the ambiance theme. Is there a package or something ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

How to change the color of menu text?

First, take a look at this screenshot. http://picpaste.com/pics/Screenshot-4yF1UqRf.1287160366.png Now, I managed to change the selection color from orange to light gray which is very nice. But now ...
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3answers
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How can I make gnome-terminal not transparent?

When I use gnome-terminal the background is annoyingly slightly-transparent. Here you can read the ubuntu.stackexchange.com site through the background. These are the background options I have, ...