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

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Solar System Model Live Wallpaper

New here (Duh!) and I was checking some live wallpapers that are similar to stuff for the android phones and tablets. I am looking for a way to have an actual and interactive solar system model as a ...
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How can I Install a theme from Github

I saw this theme around the web and i liked it a lot. https://github.com/baurigae/polar-night But i'm a newbie on Ubuntu/Linux, and i have no idea how to install it. Can somebody help me?
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How to install elementary-xfce theme

i am trying to make xubuntu 14.04 to look like elementary os. I have found this repo https://github.com/shimmerproject/elementary-xfce, but have no idea how to actually apply this theme to my system. ...
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Change GDM in ubuntuGNOME 14.04.1

I've been searching the web and can't figure out how to do this, only that I can do this. I recently installed a fresh install of the ubuntu GNOME 14.04 flavor and love it so far, especially with all ...
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GNOME - Chrome contextual menu colors inconsistent with current theme

I've put together an icon/theme combination for my Ubuntu 14.04 + GNOME. Unfortunately, my color settings for contextual menu are applied for most applications, but not for Chrome - when I ...
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Some programs (Eclipse) show their tooltips with an unfitting black background [duplicate]

Here is a tooltip from Eclipse, that pops open when you press CTRL+O: Is this intentional? White text on black background does not exactly fit in, and it would be much more readable if it used some ...
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How do I make the panel background invisible in Kubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I hope I am not wrong by asking a Kubuntu question. Previously there was a desktop theme called Bare Naked. It is my favorite, but no longer is available. Is there a way to make the panel ...
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Theme changes after every other update (Xubuntu)

The strangest thing is happening to me in Xubuntu 14.04. After every other update, my desktop theme is changing from this (Xubuntu default theme): To this (not sure if this is actually a theme): ...
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Why does zukimac theme look bad?

img: http://pointybracket.net/images/zukitabs.png Why do the outlines around tabs in this Zukimac theme look so bad? I used this theme in Ubuntu 13.10 and it was fine, but since I've updated to ...
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Which .css theme file changes the buttons on top of nautilus?

This is what I am talking about: I'm making a theme and I don't know what I should be looking for, but I think it is somewhere in the gtk.css file. Edit: I know its in the gtk-widgets.css file, ...
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Error installing the noobslab Dark Theme in Ubuntu 14.04

I wanna install the noobslab Dark Theme in Ubuntu 14.04. I'm following the steps defined in the site http://www.noobslab.com/2014/05/delorean-dark-theme-updated-install-in.html but when I try the ...
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dump gtk2 elements to png

i want do dump every gtk2 element in single png files. So that i can analyze them for creating gtk3 themes. This questions is only about the way how to dump every element like buttons scrollbars etc ...
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how can I edit my gtk themes?

I am pretty new with Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I am interested in changing my themes and also change other interfaces such as Inkscape and Gimp and other software that I am using. What is the ...
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pgAdmin show object browser text white on white with dark theme

When using a dark theme, the object browser uses white background. Is there some way to change this? This question has been asked a few times, but no answer still. The theme I am using is E17. ...
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Make UbuntuStudio look like regular Ubuntu(I wanted the kernal not the desktop)

I would like to make Ubuntu Studio 14.04 look like regular Ubuntu trusty 14.04 with the Unity desktop. Please see this screen shot of the default Ubuntu Studio desktop .
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Numix GTK theme removes the “Unity Boxes”

Firstly, yes, I am aware this is a feature of the theme however I personally find it, well, ugly. My question is basically if there is anyway to reverse this and keep the boxes while still using the ...
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kernel crash after applying kde window theme unsuccessfully?

I had been trying a bunch of different themes in KDE just because I kind of like to do that (don't judge me) and when applying a theme that emulates the windows 7 titlebar, kwin and kde started ...
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Why is my libre office looking like old windows office? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 and my libre office is looking just like windows office, the older one. How do I change the theme back the original one? Thank you so much
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zukitwo theme, white text on white background

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, and I have this problem only in 14.04. When I select some of these themes: Zukitwo, Orion, Zukiwi... I get white text on white top panel like on picture below: How can I ...
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Font colour problem in LXDE [duplicate]

I was tweaking around in LXDE. I was having the help of this guide But at some step I ended up with this problem. The font colour at some places is very close to the background. I want to fix the ...
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Is there a good folder icon for “Programming” I can use in Ubuntu?

If you install ubuntu, you have unique folder icons for Documents, Music, Desktop, Downloads, etc etc. When I install Ubuntu, the first thing I do is to create an additional folder called ...
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Can I use Pixmap Engine in GTK3 theme?

I asked this question before but I will reword it this time. Can I use the "pixmap" engine in GTK3 ".CSS" files? If so, how? I made a theme that I was pretty happy with, but was for a gnome 2 ...
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Firefox problem with dark themes: auto-complete items are illegible

It seems something changed in Firefox since the version 30 which makes auto-complete items illegible on dark themes with dark menus. There's no difference whether on Ambiance or Numix, for example. ...
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GTK apps have incorrect formatting

After installing a broken GTK theme my GTK apps now look like this: I edited my user settings and root's too but I can't get rid of this ugly theme. I think it added the theme to bashrc, etc. I ...
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How to install .Colors scheme in Ubuntu Unity?

The title says much. So how do you do it? This is the theme I want to install Wonton Soup Kde, I want to install in Ubuntu unity 14.04
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Netbeans IDE Looks

My Netbeans IDE 8.0 doesn't gets looks like GTK and dosen't use preferences (UI) of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS It's default apps can looks like most Ubuntu UI Colors. Why it dosen't looks like that? It using ...
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Assigning images to gtk3 theming styles?

You can do it in gtk2. Here is my button theme in gtk2 as an example. style "button" xthickness = 0 ythickness = 3 engine "pixmap" { image { function = BOX detail = ...
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how to approach legibility problem of light text in dark GTK theme

I'm working on a dark GTK theme for Ubuntu. This largely is going well, but I am not sure how to deal with certain scenarios such as instances of programs with a light colour scheme. A representative ...
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Custom Ubuntu Theme: Make title bar black when fullscreen

half a year ago, I made a custom version of the Ambience Theme to fit it to the colors I like. Now I try to make the title bar/panel (The Bar where the icons and the clock is in) of the system Black ...
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Theme Specific Applications only (In Special Banshee)

There. I have made a custom version of the Ambience Theme, that is in a light green color. Now, I want to darken up the banshee player a bit, that it doesn't blind me at night. I found a file called ...
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Ambiance theme git repository

Does the default theme for Ubuntu (Ambiance) have an official git repository? I want to modify it adding my tweaks, and it already has a git repository I choose to take it as start repository.
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How to change color in gtk theme?

After upgrading from saucy to Trusty my favourite app ghex has become ugly (and some other apps too) The border color has become absolutely black (#000000). I want to set another color, but where? I ...
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How to install Gimp Toolbox Photoshop Theme

i want to unpack the zip file (from GIMP toolbox like Photoshop) to the path /usr/share/gimp/2.0/themes/ but I need administrator rights to unpack that zip file. How can I proceed? Link: ...
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Deleted /default/index.theme

Could anyone who is using the standard Ambiance or Radiance themes and icons, please post me a copy of this file /usr/share/icon/default/index.theme , I overwrote it by accident and do not have a ...
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Can't change color of GUI after upgrade to Lubuntu 14.04 i386

I push Apply but only changed color of Customize Look and Feel: I close and start again Customize Look and Feel and see again white theme (I need dark for my eyes).
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How do I install this Gnome theme?

I can't seem to find the answer to this... I downloaded a theme from http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Glassy+Matrix?content=51232 . This ...
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How do I install the Human theme on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have a package named human-theme_0.39.2_all.deb. I want to install it and use it on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. How do I do that?
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Can I get this theme in Unity?

I recently saw this photo online and got attracted towards it. I know that this a kubuntu desktop and i dont want the upside down dock as shown in this pic but I just want the indicator or whatever ...
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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 ...