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

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Ubuntu complains that I am not “Owner” when copying files to certain folders

I am trying to copy a folder into the user/share/themes folder on Ubuntu 14.04, and it's telling me I cannot do this because I am not "owner". So I right-clicked the usr/share/themes folder > ...
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How can I recover from deleting the /usr/share/themes directory?

I deleted the /usr/share/themes directory, how can I recover it? Is there any way to check if there is any missing file/directory in /Computer directory? This was a bad try to change GIMP and ...
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how to change session when on MacBuntu theme?

Learning about the Xmonad session, I downloaded it, but as of now I am unable to change session due to Macbuntu theme as it has no such selection criteria in Login screen, is there anyway to change ...
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How do I use Numix window decorations with kwin on a non-kde desktop

I'm running kwin as a window-manager in xubuntu. I also installed some qtcurve stuff. I'd like to use the numix window decorations. I've installed the numix gtk and kde theme from ppa but I don't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Theme

I've install human-theme_0.39.2_all.deb But don't see any effect , theme doesn't added current listed themes in settings: Appearance:
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Use different desktop theme for one application

I'm using the Evolve theme for Ubuntu and I'm happy with it. All applications work well with this theme except one, Ubuntu Software Center. The text is not readable with this theme (white text on ...
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Shell theme disabled gnome tweak tool

Trying to install tron legacy theme But i am really stuck the Shell theme is disabled its faded out:) http://half-left.deviantart.com/art/GNOME-Shell-Tron-Legacy-208220836 trying to install ...
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Restore qt integration after removing KDE

Restore GTK integration after removing KDE; this shows how to remove the kde-theme for gtk, and now I want to do the same for qt-applications. I have tried qt4-qtconfig, and it does not work. Here is ...
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how to have lightgray interface from kde to ubuntu

I want to give all my apps a light-gray interface without actually installing KDE or Kubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Is there a theme or something that can achieve this ?
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Theme gnome panel handles in flashback session

I'm using the the gnome flashback session (metacity) in Ubuntu 14.04. The default theme is the ambient theme. If you set a gnome panel to not expand, the handles are looking ugly: How can I ...
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Radiance is selected, but title bars, menubar etc. are light-on-dark as on Ambiance (14.04)

I had an unexpected powerdown earlier today, due to laptop battery issues. Since powering back up, my menubar and window title-bars are light-on-dark, as for the Ambiance theme, even though Radiance ...
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Problems with BURG on Ubuntu 14.04

i have installed Buc, Burg Manager and Burg works fine. When i reboot my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04 & Win 7), i get the Burg default display (nearly the same like grub). If i install and change a theme ...
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After the launcher autohides, windows do not resize top full screen in ubuntu 14.04

After the launcher auto hides the windows do not resize itself to full screen .Instead a rectangular space is left on left side of Ubuntu 14.04. Like this How can I fix it so the window resizes to ...
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Ubuntu Desktop Theme Recommendations [closed]

I've been using Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop since release and while I like the Unity interface, I'm not a big fan of the color scheme or the fonts used by default. What would your recommendations be for ...
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How to reinstall a theme?

My ambiance theme was corrupted but I can't figure out how to fix it or reinstall it. (Also I can't find it on the web to reinstall it). What do I do to fix it?
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How to chabge GDM Login theme in ubuntu 12.04 lts

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I changed my login screen to GDM by typing sudo apt-get install gdm how do I change the theme in ubuntu 12.04? I downloaded a theme using gnome-look.org. Where do I ...
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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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Themes for Ubunto 14.04

I have been using computers since c/pm. My favorite though was the Amiga 3000, are there any themes for 14.04 that have the look and feel of Amiga OS? Thanks
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Does anyone thyed MacBuntu pack?

I have tryed it and got problems with my laptop (my CPU is heavily loading). Wheter could it could happen because of this package ? I've been followed by this instructions: ...
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Is there a login theme like mac for my ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I just want a link to a website which has this kind of login theme for ubuntu.
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Is there any way to speed up the default plymouth boot animation?

I have been following a number of different basic tutorials that tell you how to customise Plymouth splash screens by modifying the existing scripts and images, which has mostly been successful. ...
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Change the application icon theme but not changing the panel icons [duplicate]

Downloading and setting a new icon theme modifies the top panel icons. I want to keep the panel icons (Ubuntu-mono-dark theme). Is that possible? How can I change the applications/folders & ...
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How To make gnome look like windows 7 [duplicate]

I was wondering that how can I make gnome look like windows 7/8. I have the icons and themes but is there a task bar available to make it look completely like windows 7?
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Can i customize the password prompt window/box( to perform administrative tasks)?

Can i customize(change colors, the shape) the windows/boxes,that are shown below: Where those settings stored in CSS?
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About Themes of Ubuntu

Before installing a theme, I would like to know what does a theme actually change? I can still change my wallpaper right? But the screenshots I see of themes seem different in that. For example, one ...
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White text on some system windows

I get white text on most windows, (it switches to its regular color when the said window loses focus). I'm using a windows dual boot xubuntu 12.04 with xfce, xfwm, and a GTK theme 'zukiwi'. Can ...
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Can't change appearance on Ubuntu 14.04

Trying to change GTK Theme, Icon Theme or Wallpaper and results in nothing. When I try to remove things from the launcher, they come back... Already tryed to remove "./compiz", "./config" and ...
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Harmattan Conky on 14.04 with Variety wallpaper, Conky border stays as old wallpaper

It seems like this would be a common problem, yet I don't see any mention of it. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04/Unity. I have Variety installed and set to change the desktop image every 10 minutes. The 1st ...
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How do you change qt themes by hand?

I am running a light desktop with Fluxbox and trying not to install anything more than I absolutely have to. I was wondering how one would go about changing qt4 and qt5 themes by hand much like you ...
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Setting up Themes in LX-Qt

I recently installed LX-Qt on Ubuntu Server. Everything went fine, but there seems to be an issue with the themes. When a theme is set in "Qt Configuration" (currently "QtCurve"), it doesn't change ...
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Ubuntu theme went off after the reboot/turn off, how do I put it back?

I'm trying top use the Moka theme in Ubuntu 14.04 x64, but even with Unity twaek tool, nothing changes. The theme is always on Ambiance, and so the icons in the launchbar and the mouse arrow. ...
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In ubuntu 14.04 the theme does not load correctly if autologin is enabled

Well, the title describes my problem. If I disable auto login then everything works fine. If I enable it, the theme doesn't show up correctly after booting. If I logout and login again, then it works. ...
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resetting unity theme doesn't stick

Ubuntu 14.04 I have Ambiance theme applied, but font colors are not following the theme. Font colors are black, which is very hard to read on the dark background. For example, the font in the switch ...
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How to install mac os theme for Ubuntu?

How to install Mac OS theme in Ubuntu 14.04 ? I searched all of Google but no proper results on Mac OS theme for Ubuntu all i get is Mac-buntu which has unity and doesn't look like mac at all . Help ...
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Problem installing latest faience theme on ubuntu 14.04

I followed these articles to install the latest version of faience theme on ubuntu 14.04 http://www.webupd8.org/2014/06/popular-faience-gtk-gnome-shell-themes.html ...
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Cursor themes only work for some applications

Trying some X11 cursors from gnome-look.org (Vienna, Protozoa, Leafm, Ecliz... ) in 14.04 Unity. Done update-alternatives and chmod 755. Everything is ok, cursor themes are visible in unity-tweak, ...
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how to specify button and tab border colours in GTK+ 3 theme

The theme "Ambiance" has buttons and tabs looking like this: I am trying to make a theme, but am having difficulty finding out how to change the button and tab border colours. The theme looks like ...
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looking for dark, high contrast theme

I am looking for a dark, contrast theme. Most dark, high-contrast themes I have tried do not give sufficient contrast to many edges, such as the edges of buttons, tabs, windows and other borders. ...
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Consistency of GTK2 toolbars with GTK3

One of the reasons why I don't like Ubuntu's default theme Ambiance is the unacceptable inconsistency between GTK2 and GTK3 toolbars as seen in LibreOffice and Chromium/Chrome web browser. This is ...
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In XUbuntu there are black unreadable tabs in GTK applications such as gEdit

I'm using XFCE in Ubuntu 14.04. When I open gEdit, the tabs at the top are unreadable: Having done some research, it appears that this is because gEdit is a GTK 2.0 application and this problem ...
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interface changed after restart on Xubuntu

Something happened a few times after using Xubuntu since 1 month ago. A few times after i restarted my laptop the interface was totally changed. The icons from the panel were different and almost ...
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Unable to view theme folders when moving them to usr/share/themes

I've been transferring theme folders I've downloaded via the terminal to usr/share/themes. Some have transferred just fine, others appear to be locked after they finish transferring. The ones that are ...
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how to change title bar color in gnome flashback compiz Radiance theme in 14.04

I'm using the gnome-flashback session (with compiz) in Ubuntu 14.04, and I mostly like the Radiance theme. However, the title bar only changes subtly between the focused window and the unfocused ...
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burg working, but themes aren't

It worked before, but for some reason now I can't change the booting visual anymore. When I run burg-emu on Terminal, this appears: ...
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Use 12.04 Greybird's theme in 14.04

I would like to use the default theme (Greybird) from Xubuntu 12.04 in Xubuntu 14.04, simply because I believe the older version of Greybird is prettier. I attempted to copy the contents of ...
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Gnome Theme Tweaking

I'm making some tweaks to my desktop (Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome-shell 3.9.90) and I want to get my title bar black. By title bar I mean the thing you double click on to maximize the window or drag it ...
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How to create a theme with a picture panel svg or png for GNOME Flashback (Compiz), Unity, Gnome Classic?

How to create a theme with a picture panel svg or png for GNOME Flashback (Compiz) and GNOME Flashback (Metacity) and Unity in Ubuntu 14.04. How to create a theme with a picture panel (svg or png) ...
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How to modify the css of gnome-shell extension

I'm trying to change up the css of drop-down terminal, the super awesome gnome-shell extension here: https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/442/drop-down-terminal/ I can't see to get the extension to ...
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I'd like to edit the window style for gVim is that possible?

I'd like to change the way gnome styles the window for gVim specifically (maybe firefox in the future) I want to remove the thin white/off white border, and possible recolor the title bar area to ...
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How to install theme packs and icon packs on 14.04

How do I install the "moka" icon pack on Ubuntu 14.04 and a theme pack ?