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

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After deleting some apps I can't pass the login screen

I have applied Mac OS X theme to my Ubuntu 13.10, and then got bored adn tried to revert it. Instead of trying to change themes first from the Unity Tweak tools, I tried to uninstall everything I ...
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Ubuntu-GNOME 13.10 title bar stuck [duplicate]

I installed compiz and ccsm to try and change something, but that didn't work. The minute I installed compiz, my title bars went orange, and no changing of themes will help them. Example: I've ...
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Change theme with old gnome look

I really like the old gnome theme (photo), and I was wondering if there's a posibility to install it on ubuntu 12.04? If so, tell me how please. Thanks!
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Terminal command to know which gtk theme is in use

Is there a terminal command to find out which gtk theme is being used and whether the theme is in ~/.themes or in /usr/share/themes? On running gsettings get org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme, I ...
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Moka icon theme doesn't apply correctly Ubuntu 13.10 64bit

I am a fan of Moka icon theme http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/08/moka Recently I had to reinstall Ubuntu, and what was a surprise for me when I found out that my favourite theme doesn't work anymore. ...
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Making title bars transparent in Unity isn't working

I've found this way to make title bars in Unity transparent: Open dconf-editor Navigate to org.compiz.gwd Modify metacity-theme-active-opacity and metacity-theme-inactive-opacity However, ths ...
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Gnome Shell Title Bar won't change

I've Gnome Shell 3.8.4 on Ubuntu 13.10 and gnome-tweak-tool but I can't change the title bar (I think that it's metacity-1 that does it) with any theme. I can change icons, everything else on the ...
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How to change my notification tooltip theme?

After installing LXDE to my Ubuntu 13.10 system, the notifications tooltip theme changed and it remains after uninstalling LXDE. Also before that, pressing Fn + Arrow Keys in my laptop I could ...
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Is there a PSP (playstation portable) theme creator for ubuntu?

I like to craete themes for my psp.I used to create themes for psp from windows 7.Is there a psp theme creator for ubuntu
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How to install apple theme offline on ubuntu?

My friends likes to convert ubuntu theme to apple theme. but due to lack of internet connectivity he can't install apple theme using terminal(through commanding). Is there a way to back up my theme ...
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gear icon missing unity panel in ubuntu 13.04

i lost the gear icon in Unity panel while trying to change icon themes. the icon appears in ubuntu-mono-light and in some added themes. i reinstalled ubuntu desktop and unity but no success. is it an ...
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The top panel bar in unity will not change the icon theme

I had to reinstall unity and now for some reason the icon theme is stuck for only the icons in the top menu bar panel. Is there a cache that might have got corrupt? Maybe there is a place to manually ...
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Numix Theme Removal : Resulting Mixed Themes

I tried installing Numix using the command: sudo apt-get install numix-gtk-theme numix-icon-theme numix-wallpaper-saucy But I didnt like it. So I tried removing it using sudo apt-get remove ...
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How do I apply a GTK+2 theme file?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. How do I install and apply: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Teds+Grey+TRON+Scheme?content=150416
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Display date/time in Ubuntu lock screen (cinnamon-like)

I was using Ubuntu 13.04 till a few days ago. I had installed Nemo and I guess cinnamon got installed too (I was still using Unity nonetheless). One of the good things about that was the lock screen ...
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Gnome Tweak Tool completely not working

I Booted my computer up today and found that my gnome shell theme was gone, along with all my extensions and gtk window themes. I opened up tweak tool, and sure enough they were all disabled, but ...
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Different keyboard mapping after installing nvidia-prime

After installing nvidia-319, nvidia-settings-319 and nvidia-prime, my keyboard mapping is different. When I press the dash key, it enters a forwardslash. And thats just one example. And it also ...
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xfce4-notifyd bubble notification background not responding to theme

I've managed to get gtk2 and gtk3 themes working nicely in xmonad on ubuntu, but now the xfce4-notifyd notification bubbles have this strange background: Whilst all other settings respond to the ...
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Images shown with function keys actions

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 today. I have a problem with the images shown when you press function keys for volume and brightness (the ones that appear on the middle of your screen). The black ...
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Unity theme corrupted

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. I have got a bug with my Ubuntu ambiance theme as seen on the picture. It caused many menus,buttons with gray color squares. How can I restore it.
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Updates broke my themes/shell [Ubuntu 12.04 running Gnome 3 ] [closed]

Update 09 Nov 2013: This problem was sorted out by updates that came later. I am running gnome-session 3.4.2.1. After the latest updates (listed below) my theme regressed to what looks like tango - ...
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Why are my scroll bars so wacky looking?

I'm not sure what I did, but my scroll bars look like hell. In this picture, you can see them adjacent to the suggested questions and at the windows edge. What is that about? This behavior is ...
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Style windows like Aura window manager from Chromium OS

How can I style my desktop windows to be like Aura window manager on my Ubuntu machine without installing Chromium OS or alternative? Is there any already built theme for Ubuntu? Note that I only ...
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Problem with install Oxygen-Transparent theme on Kubuntu

I would like to install Oxygen-Transparent theme on Kubuntu 12.04. (the KDE version is 4.11.2) To install that : sudo apt-get install build-essential cmake kdelibs5-dev and then : sudo apt-get ...
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How to change the selected item color in Ubuntu 13.10?

How do I change the default orange to something else? Upon the update, the dconf setting has ceased to work. I can change certain apps (gtk-2) using GNOME Color Chooser, but other apps like Libre ...
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How can i set defaults look and feel in gnome “session fall back” in ubuntu 12.04 for new users?

I would like to change the behaviour of UBUNTU when creating desktop for new users. Like background, panel position, avalaible shortcuts to applications and so on. I know that i have to dig into ...
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ubuntu 12.04 gnome classic no effect - Theme does not work

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 gnome classic with no effect I am trying to use Ubuntu tweak to make some tweaks for theme. I move the theme folder into usr/share/themes and i can see the theme in the ...
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modify theme colors gtk 3.0 gnome fallback in ubuntu 12.10

I would like to know how to modify colors of top bar and left bar (please tell me even name of this things becuase I'm not English man) ...
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Unexpected Change in Ubuntu 12.04 GUI

Why would Ubuntu change as shown in the images below and how can I get it back the way it was? I should also mention ubuntu freezes every so often which can only be resolved with a hard reboot. Many ...
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How can I install Faience GTK theme in Ubuntu 13.10?

I have tried adding the PPA and installing through the terminal, but this did not work. Is there any way I can get the most recent version of Faience GTK theme as a .deb file so it can be installed ...
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How do I get Xubuntu to use my mouse size/theme settings everywhere?

I'm really enjoying Xubunut, except for one thing - the only time it obeys my mouse size/theme settings is when I'm not in a system tool or application. By default, the mouse cursor size is pretty ...
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Desktop icon rename text color in Radiance 13.10

A little change in the Radiance theme from 13.04 to 13.10 is bugging me. If you have an icon on the Desktop and do right click -> Rename and then click on the text, the text changed to black and the ...
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Error change icon theme in gnome-shell

Good afternoon. Ubuntu 13.04. Gnome-shell by default. In the system for a long time i did not change, just do install the software update. Earlier is always the theme of icons was faenza. At one ...
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Why the toolbar buttons are black again?

I really like the 13.4 release, because of the toolbar button color, I prefer when it is not black. I don't know why you didn't applied it on all the apps, including gedit ... So my question is, will ...
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I've the menu twice in 13.10/unity after trying gnome flashback and installing nvidia-prime

I tried gnome flashback and installed nvidia-prime just after, so maybe one of these is responsible. I've got a messed up interface under unity with menus in the system bar AND in the app itself. How ...
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How do I integrate Gnome applications properly in XFCE?

Recently I've installed Xfce. I had used Xubuntu some time ago and wanted to install it again because of the more extensive possibilities to configurate it. However, now I have one problem: some Gnome ...
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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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Qt compatibility with GTK themes (Qbittorrent)?

How can I make my Qbittorrent look somewhat more like my GTK theme or just normal without switching/changing my current theme? As usual I tried something and this came out: How it looks without ...
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Wrong theme with kdesudo

A while ago I installed Kubuntu on Ubuntu (then 12.10) with sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop. Ever since I've got a problem when running some gui applications as root. For example when running ...
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ERROR in Installing a Theme in ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 3 days ago and since then I've been trying to install a couple of themes for example i tried MOKA theme and many more.whenever i try to install a theme when ever i add ...
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How to know what icon is being used in the dock?

I want to replace the synaptic icon (although it could be any other). I have found the Desktop Entry, Icon Theme and Icon Naming specifications that gnome follows (somewhat?), but even though I've ...
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Wallpaper not rendered on Ubuntu 13.04

I'm experiencing an issue where there is a black background on Ubuntu startup and whenever I open or close anything it leaves shadows on that black background. I'm using compiz and a custom theme ...
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How can you change the GTK Theme and Window Decorations separately in Unity?

I'm trying to mix and match a GTK theme with a different Window Decoration, but I cant see where this can be done. The Unity-Tweak-Tool changes the two in tandem, but this is not necessarily what I ...
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How to install themes in Ubuntu?

I want to install the "Zoncolorxtra-Redmond" theme on Ubuntu 13.10. What is the easiest way to do so?
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Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 cannot change window border theme

I installed Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and when I change GTK theme using Gnome Tweak Tool, only theme of widgets changes, theme of Window border remains same. Can somebody help me to fix this issue ?
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How to make window topbars dark in ubuntu 13.10 and Cinnamon?

I am currently running Ubuntu 13.10, cinnamon, and I have the theme minty. I am, unfortunately, a perfectionist and if everything isn't exactly how I like it, it really gets on my nerves. As you can ...
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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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Themes look all messed up

I am trying to apply themes using the gnome tweak tool. When I apply my theme in "Current Theme" and "Gtk+ Theme" it goes all weird, it almost never looks ANYTHING like the picture. I am trying to ...
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Can't change themes in Cinnamon session after an update - Ubuntu 13.04

I was happily using Cinnamon until today, when Ubuntu suggested I update it. I do admit I didn't read what the update was about, and just let it run. Problem is that now after a reboot, the Cinnamon ...
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How to install Gnome's global Dark theme in Ubuntu 13.10

I have checked many many many dark themes but nothing comes even close to Gnome's global Dark theme (the one you activate through gnome-tweak-tool). It's simple and elegant. Especially nautilus looks ...