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

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Theme Development? [on hold]

I'm still a beginner when it comes to CSS, but I am interested in a doing a bit of theme development for Ubuntu. I have been looking at the CSS files for some themes and I get the idea of how its ...
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Install Elementary Pantheon desktop for Ubuntu 16.04?

Is it possible to install the pantheon desktop environment on Ubuntu 16.04? For many previous versions, it was only possibly by adding the unstable PPA, and installing from there, as explained here. ...
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GTK THeme Weirdness

I've been fiddling around with ubuntu 16.04, and eh... I've somehow borken the gtk theme rendering of certain elements http://imgur.com/a/BTIuZ Right now Im using Arc theme, several other themes are ...
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How to cleanup themes/icons that I messed up

I've been playing a bit too much with my custom themes/icons. I started by copying them from /usr/share/themes (/icons) to ~/.themes (.icons). Then afterwards decided to delete the original files to ...
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How to properly install GTK theme in Ubuntu

I am trying to install a theme on Ubuntu 16.04. Here is the link. But the theme is not appearing like it should appear. Given you have seen the screenshot in the link, here is how it appears on my ...
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Icon theme switcher for Openbox?

There is gtk-theme-switch2 for switching gtk themes. Is there the same or similar thing for switching global icon theme ? I'm asking about this cause I use Openbox.
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Ubuntu gnome 2016 version config files

I designed my desktop on Ubuntu Gnome 2016 version, changed themes, startup applications, icons pack, docky configuration and etc. But when I created a new user, I noticed that the settings were ...
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How to change “Global Dark Theme” on and off through Terminal?

I know how to set and display most themes, however I can find anything about how to turn the Global Dark Theme on and off through Terminal, I can only find the option in the gnome-tweak-tool. So is ...
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Simple Unity Launcher Fix

I see that I can install 'myunity', and that seems like it will be overkill for my problem. Here is what happened: I was using 2 monitors with different desktop backgrounds using nitrogen, and the ...
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gnome-tweak-tool 3.18 missing Window Theme option!

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. But I saw something is wrong in gnome-tweak-tool 3.18 As you can see in below, the older version of gnome-tweak-tool had a Window Theme option : But in gnome-...
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Firefox - Arrows disappeared from scrollbar

I recently posted the below question on the firefox website: I have Firefox 46.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 and a few days ago the arrows of the scrollbar disappeared. I have the scrollbar but the up and down ...
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How to restore Xfce default panel colors?

I would like to restore the default panel colors. I had recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and then Xfce 4.12. Xfce brought a dark task bar, I think. I experimented with the 3 themes from ubuntu (...
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Sound, login, desktop, etc are all broken. Should I reinstall Ubuntu?

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 with unity. It seems I installed something and then turn off pc like always. Today I started ubuntu and the system froze just before the login screen. I did everything I could ...
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Tweaking newer GTK3 themes

The Numix theme is available by installing shimmer-themes from the software center. It is installed by default in Xubuntu. In 14.04, I was able to modify some aspects of the theme by directly editing ...
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how to determine which theme is currently enabled

not sure the command, but would like to know how to determine which theme is currently enabled on Ubuntu 14.04 hoping for a command line solution
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My window control buttons sometimes disappear after suspend

My close / maximize / minimize buttons sometimes disappears, as well as my top menu after my system comes back from sleep. It goes is transparent and not black (ambience theme). How can I fix this? ...
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Can't read text in web forms since firefox uses dark theme by default

Since a couple of years, I have the dark desktop theme by default. Since I upgraded to Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 a week ago, firefox upgraded with it, and it now uses a dark theme as well. That's okay with ...
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After upgrade, LibreOffice uses wrong colors

After upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04, I have a number of issues with LibreOffice. See this screenshot: Regarding the circled numbers on the screenshot: Some interface elements, such as these tabs, ...
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Window image stays for forever in the workspace after closing it

The problem I've installed the latest Kubuntu 16.04, installed the latest release of Kubuntu, making a fresh install. Now, whenever a "secondary" window is closed, the image will stay forever. What ...
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How can I set background and foreground terminal colors from CLI in Ubuntu 15.10? [duplicate]

I used to use this answer to set my terminal colors to black on white from the command line as follows. gconftool-2 --set "/apps/gnome-terminal/profiles/Default/use_theme_colors" --type bool false ...
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How do I get rid of the Ubuntu scrollbars and theming in Firefox 46.0?

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and I've just upgraded the firefox package (released today) from 45.0.2 to 46.0. The release has brought an unwelcome change; the ugly Ubuntu scrollbars, and even uglier ...
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Can't change themes

I use Unity Tweak Tool to manage the settings on my laptop but just recently I boot up to find that the theme can't be changed anymore. Even the system settings options don't work anymore for me. ...
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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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change the Ubuntu MATE lock screen theme

I would like to change the theme of my Ubuntu MATE lock screen (by lock screen I mean when you lock the account and then move the mouse to shut off the screen saver there is a window that comes up to ...
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Are window themes on a Gnome, Unity, and XFCE desktop environment interchangeable?

In other words, if I created a window theme for XFCE, would that at the same time be usable by a Unity Desktop Environment?
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gtk theme transparency not working in Gnome 3.18.4

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my PC. It had Unity 7 desktop environment. I had installed ubuntu-gnome-desktop package, then switched to gdm from lightdm. After gnome desktop had installed, I logged ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 / 16.04 theme doesn't change

So I've tried to change my Ubuntu 15.10 to a different Theme or icon theme. Both didn't work or only worked partially. Most of the tries it only changed the topbar (sometimes with icon missing symbols)...
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How to customize a new colour theme?

In gnome-shell, I have changed the theme to Numix. But, in Transmission, the progress bar is now invisible: I would like to change some colours in the theme configuration to be able to see that ...
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How to stylize terminal's container with “add new tab” and list of tabs items?

I'm talking about this container: What is the CSS id/class/tag for it? I've tried to find it in gnome-terminal source, but I'm unfamiliar with C++.
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Paper theme on Ubuntu Unity

I can't install the paper theme on Ubuntu Unity. The strange thing is that it seems to work well when using root user but is not working as I would expect in a simple user.
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Downloaded themes don't show up in Unity Tweak

I have a fresh 16.04 install, and try to customize it a bit. I got a few themes in /usr/share/themes, but they are not listed in Unity Tweak. So I cannot try them. Why is that ? How can I use them ? ...
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Arc Theme on Ubuntu 16.04 looks weird

I just installed Arc theme on Ubuntu 16.04 using version for ubuntu 15.10 (that's what's available on creator's website: http://software.opensuse.org/download.html?project=home%3AHorst3180&package=...
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Ubuntu custom theme doesn't work on boot

My ubuntu custom theme doesn't want to load until i restart the lightdm service. That's the only solution that has worked so far. If i don't restart the service, i get the default system theme. How ...
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badwolf color scheme does not work on ubuntu 14.04

I want to use color scheme badwolf for my vim so I downloaded it from here https://github.com/sjl/badwolf and copied colors/badwolf.vim to my ~/.vim/colors directory. But it does not work. It does not ...
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How to change what images dash use in a GTK Theme?

I am tweaking a GTK Theme and got a problem. When "Dash" is opened, but unfocused(this means, that the mouse is not over Dash) uses the same image as an icon as when it's hovered over that particular ...
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Can't find installed theme in unity tweak tool 14.04

I downloaded gtk3 theme from http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Graymoon?content=175659 and extracted theme to /usr/share/themes, but unity tweak tool doesn't show it in theme list. Restart of PC ...
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What is the name of this widgets?

I am tweaking a theme to my taste and I changed the accent color from orange to #9E9EB3. The problem is that one kind of widget now have mixed color of orange & #9E9EB3. Can some one tell me ...
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How to set the new Suru Dark theme as default theme in Ubuntu Touch?

How to turn an Ubuntu Touch device into the new Suru Dark instead of the default Ambiance theme to have a black and energy saving user interface?
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how do I make customized themes

I am using a 4K monitor and many programs are hard to read or sliders are too narrow to grab. The themes I have found are not to my liking. I do not seem to be able to find any work arounds in the ...
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Unity wiped clean of all customizations

So I just booted up my desktop. On the actual login screen, all of my previous customizations seem to be there. I've installed the Numix theme and icon set, and that doesn't seem to be disturbed on ...
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Any help on installing themes for Conky?

I'm trying to install a theme for Conky, but the instructions are unclear. It says to put .conky-vision-icons and .conkyrc into the ~ directory. But where is ~? I have unhid the folders but there's ...
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How do I change the “unsaved” colour in Geany's open document tab?

I haven't been able to find the location to change the colour I highlighted in the posted image. It isn't in the installed Geany theme. I think it has to do with Ubuntu's theme but I haven't been ...
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Restore default Gnome Shell theme

I use Gnome 3.16 in Ubuntu 15.10, but tried out KDE and Cinnamon yesterday. Now the windows in Gnome Shell no longer have rounded corners (there are also some other visual differences in the theme): ...
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Problem with the widgets of GTK Theme

I've been tweaking GTK Theme called "Yosembiance" to my taste. Basically I want to remove the orange accent color and use #9E9EB3 as the accent color. I've installed TheWidgetFactory and all the ...
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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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Vertex Dark Theme doesn't look good in VMware Workstation 11.1.3

I am using Vertex Dark Theme in Ubuntu 14.04.4 64 bit and I just love this theme. But it looks weird in VMware Workstation 11.1.3. Is this an Ubuntu issue or a theme issue? Is there a workaround ...
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I cannot find the proper Mac theme for my Ubuntu system. Help?

I've been trying for awhile now to get Macbuntu to work on my machine but it's incompatible and I cannot find any other versions. I tried this : https://sourceforge.net/projects/macbuntu/ And I have ...
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Solid colour desktop background doesnt work

I am in Ubuntu mate 15.10, (this effects me in 15.04 too) and the Appearance preferences do not allow me to set the desktop background to a solid colour. Yes, I can take a picture of something all ...
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Themes in Ubuntu 15.10

I am newbie in Ubuntu and tried to customize from usual them. At first it was like this and I love it, but then I did something and it become this. How can I undo or change theme or at least what i ...
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I have to boot two times (boot + reboot) to have normal displaying desktop

Everytime I boot I first get wrong displaying desktop (without my theme and icon (numix both)) and I have to hit the reboot once to get everything fine. So it seems something is initialized wrong at ...