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

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How to install Arc Theme on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04

I tried installing the Arc Theme on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 using the following commands: sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/Horst3180/xUbuntu_16.04/ /' >> /etc/...
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What is Elementary OS' default Terminal colour scheme?

What is the Elementary OS’ default Terminal colour scheme? How can I have the same on Ubuntu?
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How to fix Eclipse and Caja color in Linux Mint Mate? [migrated]

I started using Eclipse IDE with Linux Mint. I have darkened Ambiance theme and Eclipse looks extremely ugly and painful to eyes. And it seems I cannot change that white color of file browser ...
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Can't Create a New Folder in Home [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a theme and another forum said to create a folder in my home directory and put the theme in there, then use Unity Tweak Tool to activate it. So, I created a folder in my home ...
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Is there a good Ambience theme for Xubuntu (XFCE, XFWM)?

Looks ridiculous, but I can't find Ambience theme for XFCE out the in the Internet (while there are even couple of pretty good versions for Windows XP). Could you share a link? I even don't require ...
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Dark GTK theme for Ubuntu 14.04

I am using the zonColor DarkNight theme on Ubuntu 13.10 and am quite pleased with it. I would like to have a similar theme for Ubuntu 14.04 but so far I could not find a single dark theme available. ...
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How to fix GTK theme for Nemo's pathbar breadcrumbs and disk free space barchart

I like a few features of Nemo, but there seems to be a theme problem - at least when running under Ubuntu Gnome 14.04: As you can see from this screenshot: it's not possible to see which of the ...
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Software Center in Dark Theme Unreadable

So I am using the dark theme in gdm and the text in the software center is unreadable. I found a workaround by changing the font color from the .css as follows sudo gedit /usr/share/software-center/...
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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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Firefox scrollbars don't reflect Widget theme selection

[This question is similar to another one (for Ubuntu vs Lubuntu) where there was no real answer other than to look for other Firefox themes -- something that has not worked for me in the past. At any ...
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How do I revert back to the Default terminal theme? [closed]

I tried to install many terminal theme with GITHUB. But I want to revert back to the Default. How can I do that?
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Grub2 Theme: Assigning Icons to Programs

I am using *buntu 16.04 with Grub 2.02. I have installed a Grub theme to 'beautify' the multi-boot process. I have also installed GRUB Invaders, a silly but kinda cool game one can play prior to ...
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Gnome-Shell forgets theme after reboot?

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome-Shell from the gnome-3-team/gnome3 ppa. This is working great, and I have my custom theme setup. The only issue I am running into is that Gnome-Shell seems to ...
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How to install multiple themes all at the same time in Ubuntu 16.04?

I have downloaded the theme files and I am trying to install them one at a time. Is there any way to install all of them at the same time?
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How do I change to a theme not listed in the Appearance screen?

I've downloaded some nice themes, icon packages, and pointers from sites like gnome-look. Now, what do I do to use this theme? Do I have to save it in /usr/share/themes?
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Text selected is white

Installed theme Paper. But when I select text, the background is white and can not see well what is selected. How can I change?
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Is there a Sword art online theme out there? [duplicate]

It's pretty simple, I'm looking for sword art online themes that have the integrated menu system.
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How to change Firefox drop-down menu color?

I've got the same problem as in that question: after the system update, Firefox drop-down menus became black. How can I change their color back to white? (I'm opening a new question because that ...
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Change the opacity of a cut selection (nemo.css)

I am trying to find what I need to edit in a GTK theme (specifically Ambiance) to change the opacity of a cut file. A selected file is orange and when I cut it, it is a little opaque - I'd like it to ...
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ambiance-dark theme not working on ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Back at Ubuntu 14.04, I used ambiance-dark theme, and when I updated to 16.04 I could not install it with the usual way I used to employ in previous versions of Ubuntu, the commands I used are: ...
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Change Gnome panel icons to oversized faded style?

How do I change the icons that show in the panel for apps? I've tried different themes, but perhaps I'm just missing a specific one? I installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 and my icons on the panel look ...
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Ubuntu Mate desktop's theme is not changing in accordance with the rest

After a recent update for some reason my desktop theme is not changing to numix-circle theme. I think it is the software update problem because it was fine before the update and I haven't really ...
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Cannot set dark gtk in numix theme

I can't find answer anywhere else. When I set numix theme on one of my ubuntu machines my gtk theme is dark but on the other machine it's always white except for bars on top. What could be the reason? ...
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Can't use metacity themes in gnome flashback session (metacity) Ubuntu 16.04

I'm using the gnome flashback session with metacity window manager, but I can't change to any metacity theme in any of the tweaking tools, as they're not even appearing in the lists. Is there anything ...
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Run scripts based on time of day

I'd like to run a script based on the time of day, specifically so I can make my computer (Kubuntu 16.04) switch themes at night and day automatically based on the time. How would I go about doing ...
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Tried to install Paper desktop theme but it froze my computer

I'm running Gnome shell on my laptop that has Ubuntu 14.04. I tried to install the Paper desktop theme. https://snwh.org/paper/download Everything was going well until I got to sudo apt-get ...
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Flatabulous theme does not show correct window decoration on Gnome Shell

The GTK style is correct but the window decoration defaults to another theme. https://github.com/anmoljagetia/Flatabulous Example:
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Ubuntu 16.04 – theme does not load at boot up

I 'm having a problem with Ubuntu 16.04, on Asus UX303LA. I currently use the Arc theme but sometimes, when I boot up, the theme does not load properly and the environment looks like the Ambience ...
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16.04 look and feel (theme?) problem

I'm running 16.04, fresh install, on Dell M6800 (with Radeon). From time to time, after system restart, something is wrong with apps look and feel and system fonts. After another reboot (or few) ...
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Changing KDE's oxygen-gtk3 colors for tooltips (fixing Firefox 46)

I use KDE (Kubuntu 14.04), the Oxygen theme and Firefox, and FF46 has several bugs with GTK3, the most annoying being displaying tooltips as dark text over a barely darker background. So I'am ...
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How to reduce size of massive title bar margin/padding in GNOME

I recently did an upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 and I don't believe the margins were nearly this ridiculous so I'm wondering if maybe something got reset/changed. As you can see, top GNOME bar is ...
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How to stop my machine from alternating themes

I was trying to read info from a DVD, but it got very, very laggy. So me, being the experienced Ubuntian that I am, decided to turn it off and on again. When I reopened my computer, it gave me an ...
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How to get a REAL global dark theme in Ubuntu Gnome 14.10?

After years (hours) of looking for an answer, unable to find a working one, I'm going to ask you. How do I change the color of this (or any other than gnome app) to match the dark theme? I find it ...
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My system loads before the themes

I'm using ubuntu with a SSD. The only problem so far is that my system boots so fast that the themes aren't loaded. I already tried the tip on the first answer of this topic (Desktop forgets theme?), ...
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Whiptail change background color dynamically from magenta?

How would one change the background color on the fly for Whiptail. For example red, green, or yellow, Blue seams to be a lack of color. I checked How to get rid of purple background color in newt apps?...
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How can I stop gtk-update-icon-cache crashing?

I'm using the Paper theme on Ubuntu 14.04, and every time it updates (or whenever I run the command myself) gtk-update-icon-cache crashes with the following error: gtk-update-icon-cache-3.0: ** Gtk:...
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How do I find my user name in recovery mode?

I installed a lock screen theme and it gives a blank screen when it loads. So I figured out how to delete it but I need my username. Can any one help?
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Changing Themes Not Applying

When trying to select a non-default theme in the Unity Tweak Tool, the row is selected, but the theme does not change. I have tried: Rebooting Reinstalling the theme I am trying to use (Arc) ...
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Ubuntu - Chrome OS look

Is it possible to somehow apply the look of chrome os on ubuntu? I need exactly the same look :D
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Grub Customizer Theme Error - Can't Find “theme.txt”

What I've Done: Fresh Install of Ubuntu 14.04 Installed BURG on all 4 of my hard drives (plus hd0) Seems to work fine Install GRUB Customizer and run as root in BURG Mode Then I get this error: *...
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Can I apply MacBuntu themes and icons on Xubuntu 16.04?

MacBuntu 16.04 is supposed to be compatible with XFCE. Fonts and cursors work, but when I apply the themes and icons on Xubuntu 16.04, nothing happens. How can I apply these icons and themes (or ...
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How do i theme new Header-bar for gtk3 compnents?

in my themes i do now have header-bars definiton . I don't get the ambiance code in this point. I did see that they aren' t exactly like normal toolbars. and don' t behave like ones. Can someone ...
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Is there an equivalent of Gnome Tweak Tool for XFCE?

I've tried Gnome Tweak Tool on Xubuntu 16.04, but it didn't work for the themes or icons. Is there an equivalent that will work on Xubuntu 16.04?
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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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How to get an uniform look for Qt and GTK applications in xenial

Since I upgraded to xenial all the applications but the ones using Qt4 look uniform. For some reason the Qt4 applications like SpeedCrunch or Okular use the Plastique theme by default. The Plastique ...
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Python code to GET (not set) the current desktop wallpaper image

Like the title says, I'd like to slurp in the entire 1920x1080 background wallpaper image into a readable object regardless of what windows, panels, launchers, etc. may currently be on top of it. ...
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Ubuntu Tweak tool does not change the icons theme

Ubuntu 16.04: Ubuntu Tweak Tool is not changing the launcher icon theme. The icons that he change are just the notification area, but the icons in the launcher and especially the system does not ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS rendering problem

I have a problem with using default ambiance gtk theme. Sometimes when I boot my Ubuntu and the theme cannot be loaded, all the windows theme are strange like that: But after a few reboot, and it ...
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Changing plymouth theme on ubuntu 16.04

In Ubuntu 14.04, I was able to change my Plymouth Theme simply by going to /lib/plymouth/themes and copy my theme in there. Then, by simply typing sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth (...
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How can one make Firefox ignore my GTK theme entirely?

I have a dark GTK theme installed in my Ubuntu 10.10 install and a persona installed for Firefox that I also like. The problem is that Firefox is using my dark GTK theme for items like buttons and ...