Questions about "themes" which alter the look of the interface.

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customize ubuntu

I'm new migrant from windows to linux and I've chosen ubuntu 14 but I faced too many problems that I can't deal with. I can't work on unity because it's sucks and I can't point to small icons on the ...
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What is the default GTK 3 Theme Engine in Ubuntu Unity?

I was trying to install ubuntu-desktop package in Ubuntu-Gnome(gnome shell). Using unity-tweak I set theme as Ambiance. But only gtk2 applications are looking good. All gtk3 application has ugly ...
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Any nice, animated mouse cursor themes?

Title says it all really, looking for some cursor themes with animation, any recommendations ? 14.04.2 with Unity
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Setting up the GDM Theme

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Classic (no effects) and because of the fact that some system options have disappeared with the new system release I've been struggling with this for a while and ...
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Terminology themes missing [on hold]

Hi after upgrading terminology it appears the settings were reworked. There is no longer a theme option. There is however a toolkit option with a theme tab but no themes. Where have all the theems ...
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Themes & Icons not loading after logging in quickly

So this is a funny one, I guess. What am I running? Ubuntu 15.04 / Kernel 3.19 On what am I running? ASUS Zenbook ux303ln As the title says, the theme and icon style, specified in the unity tweak ...
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Install icon theme with minimal desktop environment [on hold]

How does one install icon themes when there is no desktop environment. I want to install numix circle on my machine but without any kind of environment I can't think of how I could do that. Could I ...
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Selectively replacing icons in an icon pack theme? [closed]

I'm currently running elementary OS and just love the style and size of the panel icons (WiFi, Bluetooth, power, battery). I installed the Numix circle icon pack and activated it using Elementary ...
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Ubuntu mate themes not working

I am new to all of this, Linux included, so please forgive me if this question has already been posted before. If it was, I have not been able to find it. Basically I need help with installing new ...
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How can I fix this black box?

After upgradinng to 15.04 today, something is wrong with the Adwaita theme and I have boxes like this one all over the place: Oddly, in the screenshot, it's a big white box, but on my system it ...
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Mac OS X Terminal clone for Ubuntu

I would like to set the Max OS X Terminal theme for Ubuntu Terminal. I really like the fonts and the colors. This is how the Mac Terminal does look: Image source There are few things that I ...
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Gnome, can't change window border or theme

I just now changed from unity to gnome. I got it from the ubuntu app store, and I decided to remove unity to avoid conflicts. I thought it was going well until I noticed that the side bar when you ...
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Where are theme settings stored?

I installed Ubuntu with several Desktop Environments, including Unity, KDE and LXDE. I am struggling to change the background tooltip color which is black and causes displaying problems in Eclipse. ...
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Adapt the look of Untiy launcher/dash to theme

When I open the launcher, the theme changes. Everyone must have noticed this, but I can't find anyone pointing it out - and it really bothers me. Here's a a cropped screenshot of my desktop: ...
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How To install Themes in Lubuntu distro?

How To install Themes in lubuntu distro?? Please guide me to install this Theme Any help would be appreciated.
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How to install themes in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

how can I install other themes in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I've tried some methods but none of them don't work. 1) first, I've try to put my new themes on ~/.themes folder, but I've see don't have that ...
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Audio indicator menu buttons are not visible using Libra theme

I have applied Libra theme to my Ubuntu 14.4 and it looks very neat but it has an annoying bug : Audio indicator menu buttons are not visible so it's hard to use audio players control buttons from ...
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Lubuntu Mac Appearance

I have lubuntu installed on my old Compaq Presario v5000 computer and it runs nicely for a lightweight OS, but I would like to have a Mac OS X style appearance. I tried this tutorial but it didn't ...
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Ubunut themes don't work install

I've try to install different themes from http://www.ubuntuthemes.org/ and after I downloaded, I've put it on my themes folder in /usr/share/themes but don't work, before that I've try to put in ...
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Make firefox only use GTK theme on browser chrome, but ignore on websites

I have a dark GTK theme, I don't want firefox to ignore it all together, I only want the theme to effect Firefox's chrome (the buttons, address bar, bookmarks bar, etc., etc.), but I want the theme to ...
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LXDE: Macbuntu/Unity tweak tool error

I am attempting to install the Macbuntu theme on my chromebook. Ubuntu 14.04, LXDE environment through Crouton. However, when I try to follow This guide, I get stuck on step three with the unity ...
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Dark xfce themes makes elements black in firefox - userContent.css is not enough

I'm using dark theme for XFCE and along with the DE the default css of firefox has changed. I tried to fix it by creating file ~/.mozilla/firefox/chrome/userContent.css and pasting in some css - it ...
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Is there a Kubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 2000?

Is there a Kubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 2000? I am aware of Is there an Ubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 7?, but I prefer the Microsoft Windows 2000 ...
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GTK3 checkbox background

I got a GTK theme (Paper), but the checkboxes and radio buttons don't look like they are supposed to - there's just no background. The theme uses background-color and background-image, but those ...
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I am trying to enable Transparent window borders in Ubuntu 15.04

I am trying to enable Transparent window borders in Ubuntu 15.04. Is there a way to get this done? or are they any other transparent themes that can be installed in Ubuntu 15.04
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How to change terminal theme / behavior?

Like Excel / .Net / Java can terminal also be a user friendly ? In current scenario it's single colour window single font and working with merely zero GUI, limited people who are aware about commands ...
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Some windows looks weird (no theme applied?)

I use Xubuntu (xfce) with Numix theme. Everything works fine except some windows like VLC or Clementine. Top windows are displayed right, bottom windows not. How so? Do you know what might be the ...
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Greetings, humans! I am looking to further customize my ubuntu programs and features, being a pronounced cephalon such as myself [closed]

Ok, so I need to do a few things. Change the about my computer overview listed memory, cpu, gpu, etc to the correct hardware, namely: CPU: Intel i12 15 GHZ 16-core processor. Memory: 1TB Graphics: 4 ...
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How to change Ubuntu title bar text [closed]

I would like some help. I need to change the "Ubuntu Desktop" text in the title bar to say "Titan OS". How would I achieve that. I am using the Flatty theme, and would like to keep that in the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Login Theme change to default

I've installed a Theme in Ubuntu. It changed the Login-Screen. But it doesn't look like I expected. How can I reset the Login-Screen? Thank for Help Rafnex
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Unity themes won't apply unless I logout and login after boot

I'm using Unity Tweak to apply the Libra theme with Numix icon theme. But every time I boot up the Ubuntu I have to logout and login again for the themes to be applied. I wonder what could be the ...
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Mixed mouse themes

I have a problem with my mouse cursor theme style. Sometimes, it shows the theme I downloaded, sometimes the default Ubuntu theme (depending on which window I´m on). I already tried: Installed ...
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Is it possible to use this theme in Ubuntu 15.04?

Would it be possible to use that desktop envioment in Ubuntu 15.04?
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Messed up Lightdm , Help

I was playing with lightdm customization and i think i have completely messed it up. I added a few themes and tried switching themes by editing the webkit conf file and after a restart lightdm won't ...
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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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How to fix Numix theme on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using the Numix-bluish-3.16 theme on Ubuntu 14.04. However, the visual experience is not very consistent. Some examples: Is it an incompatibility issue with my GTK version?
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How to fix light highlighting on light text in Bazaar Explorer's Diff?

I have an ambiance blackout theme, and for the most part it renders text fine However in Bazaar Explorer's default Diff, it does this: Any ideas how I can configure Bazaar Explorer Diff's ...
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How to change folders color?

How do i change the folders colors? i am using this icon theme FS icons and there are several folders. like black, gray, purple, orange(which is the default), yellow, green, red, blue, brown and ...
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How to make ambiance title bar corners squared?

Is there a way to make the corners squared in ambiance or another theme for ubuntu 14.04? I prefer the look and feel of squared corners.
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How to uninstall Paper icon theme in ubuntu?

I installed the paper icon theme from the .zip file downloaded from Paper-Icon-Theme How can I uninstall it now?
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Make linux look like windows 8

I have seen tutorials about making linux look like windows 7, but is there a tutorial about making it look like windows 8.
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Looking for a small fix to Ambiance themed Nautilus window!

As you should see in the snapshot, at the edges of the Nautilus window (Ambiance and Radiance themes in Ubuntu 14.04.2) on the ends of the seam between the title bar and the one below it (don't know ...
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Cinnamon Annoying Volume Notification Popup - osd

I'm using Cinnamon, version 2.2.16 Everytime I change the volume or brightness this annoying popup appears. It blocks the middle of the screen, it's not just like ubuntu's notify-osd which appears on ...
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KDE gtk theme problem

I have just installed KDE 4.14.2. My problem is that nemo and synaptic file manager look horrible: I tried to install kde-config-gtk-style and tweak the GTK2 - GTK3 themes like this: but, after ...
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Installing QtCurve on 15.04 with KDE5

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 with KDE5. Now I really want to install a new theme: The Hex Kde theme. Unfortunately there is no QtCurve option within System Settings. I tried installing QtCurve with this ...
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Gnome-terminal in Ubuntu Unity shrinks to minimum size

When I open a terminal in Ubuntu 15.04, it shrinks to 1 character by 1 character. I can use the corner resizer to make the window bigger, but it immediately shrinks to 1x1. There are a few x,y ...
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high contrast inverse on ubuntu 13.10?

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 and later to 13.10, I don't find anymore the theme "High contrast inverse" in the list of themes. Still, I prefer a theme which has (i) a high contrast and (ii) has ...
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What is this Ubuntu theme?

I was wondering if one of you knew what theme this is? I really want it and I was wondering if this could help me out. Here's the youtube video, I'm curious of what theme he has: ...
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What BURG Themes are Available

What BURG Themes are Available? How do I install burg themes?
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KDE dark themes with specific windows overrides

Is there any ark KDE themes that have a functionality to do what Oxygen can do - "specific windows overrides"? Or is there at least dark Oxygen themes or some way to make default Oxygen darker? I ...