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

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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 ...
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how do I set the libreoffice icon style for new users?

My organisation wants to have a common icon-style for libreoffice - they want to change from "Tango" to "sifr" for all new users. Obviously a user can set the icon-style themselves via The ...
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How do I get firefox do use the numix theme again?

I normally use Ubuntu 15.10 with the numix theme, the typical black style with red menus along with circle icons. I recently tried kde plasma(because for whatever reason it was installed on my system),...
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KDE color scheme is not applying

I installed kubuntu-desktop and color themes are not working. When I change for example from Breeze to Breeze Dark in Color section in the settings nothing except title bar color seems to change. ...
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How to install EduBOSS linux theme into ubuntu unity?

I have EduBOSS 4.0 Linux DVD. I was install EduBOSS but its lot of problems I faced. So I decide use Ubuntu only. But I want EduBOSS theme into Ubuntu. Please gives answers for off-line as well on-...
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How to change Chrome selected color in Ambiance theme

Basically I want to change Chrome selected color(when you select text in a page or select text in the adress bar of the browser) from orange to grayish kind of color. I want to change it only for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3.9.90 theme issue

I just installed gnome on my ubuntu machine and have one issue regarding themeing for some reason the title bar is not getting changed with the theme, a good example is here http://imgur.com/zLBcH4U. (...
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Plymouth Daemon is not working

I wanted to make a new boot theme using Plymouth, but the first step to doing it; running the Plymouth Daemon is not working. I can prove that it's running by doing: plymouth --show-splash But it's ...
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How to set new user (and guest) default theme settings

I recently installed gnome shell to try it out. I want to be able to switch between the 2 environments. (unity + gnome shell) The problem is that after installing gnome shell, all new users (...
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Panel not theming

I'm running ubuntu 15.10 and my panel doesn't change theme anymore. It remains the default theme. In addition to this I my icons will no longer change icon pack, and remain the default. This is quite ...
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Removing window decoration borders from a custom theme

I have the Arc Darker theme on my Ubuntu 15.10. I quite like it, except for the fact that it has black window borders on the sides and the bottom (attached pic) which I don't fancy. I looked around ...
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How to remove boxes around every text while using any dark theme in Ubuntu 15.10

Dark theme Light theme After changing theme from a light one to a dark one, I can see boxes all around which looks ugly and I wud love to keep a dark theme. Can anyone help me in this? I'm running ...
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gnome-terminal backgroud and foreground colour issue

At the onset of my live usage in Ubuntu Gnome 15.10, use a bash script to set the colour of my gnome-terminal. The code used is link=/org/gnome/terminal/legacy/profiles:/:b1dcc9dd-5262-4d8d-a863-...
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Is it possible to use the GNOME 3 shell in Ubuntu 15.10 without reinstalling Ubuntu?

Is there any possible way to change the desktop theme in Ubuntu 15.10 to the GNOME 3 desktop theme? I would like to do this without having to uninstall Ubuntu and installing Ubuntu GNOME. I saw a way ...
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How do I install the Solarized theme for GNOME Terminal?

I am new to Ubuntu. I want to install solarized theme for GNOME Terminal. But I am unable follow up. It also said I need to install dircolors. I saw questions here but no one is detailed. Can anyone ...
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Cannot install new user theme in 15.10 using tweak tool

I have installed the tweak tool and unable to locate the gnome-shell-extensions in repositories of 15.10, I tried using synaptic manager but unable to locate those extension packages and I get no ...
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Theme for ubuntu 14.04

Is there any package available for Ubuntu 14.04 where the theme will change automatically on daily basis? Also which package is good for themes with nice HD images, can you suggest one?
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How do I set Firefox to use a custom theme for all new users?

What I do know about applying the same settings for applications to all new users is either defining a schema or override file in /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas or copying the folder/file to /etc/skel. ...
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How do I automatically apply the same theme to Chromium for all new users?

Note: when I say Chromium, I mean both Google Chrome and Chromium. What I do know about applying the same settings for applications to all new users is either defining an schema/override file in /usr/...
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Unable to change title bar color

This is the current title bar with no effect from the theme This is the title bar I expect with the sample theme I am unable to change my title bar color and theme. I use Ubuntu tweak, unity ...
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Only Affect Certain Applications with Theme

I like to use dark themes but they tend to cause problems with applications adapting their background to the system theme but not their font colors because they then print black characters onto a ...
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Gnome Tweak Tool Help!

This is going to be a really bad question but i can't find 2 days now what is wrong... I am trying to change a theme in Gnome3. I have the 3.10.4 version. I installed tweak tool and ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 3 Shell custom theme

I have been trying to install this theme for the last couple of hours, but I just don't get it. I just started out with Linux the other day so I am fumbling around in the dark as well. This is the ...
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installing ubuntu 14.04 theme from zip file?

I'm using 14.04LTS and I have downloaded this theme : https://github.com/baurigae/polar-day , and tried to install it by extracting the folder to user/share/themes and then I looked at unity tweak ...
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Change the “Selected Items” colour for non-focus fields

In Ubuntu 15.10, how does one change the "Selected Items" color for non-focus fields. Here is an example selected line that is coloured brightly when the field has focus: However, the selected line ...
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how do I install new themes on Kubuntu 15.10?

I've been for ways on how to install themes on Kubuntu 15.10 but I cannot find any guide/example on how to do it. I found old discussion where it says I need to copy the theme /usr/share/plasma/look-...
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xubuntu 15.10 themes - why does it look different from the sample screenshot?

so I downloaded this theme but when I installed and used it, it looks very different on the screenshot. For 1 thing, the "start menu" equivalent has not changed like in the screenshot. perhaps more ...
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Arc Theme not changing launcher

I have just installed the Arc theme on Ubuntu 15.10. However, I noticed that the launcher did not update - it is still the default launcher, save for the icon pack I downloaded. Taking a look at the ...
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vim theme showing up strange in tmux

My vim is configured like so: syntax on colorscheme brogrammer set nu set expandtab set tabstop=4 set autoindent My tmux is configured like so: set -g default-terminal "xterm-256color" ...
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How to build a live CD/DVD from scratch with optional desktop environment and themes

I want to make a live CD/DVD in which I can optionally select the DE during boot. Ultimatatelt I'd like to select from (or at least install and run with) a different theme as well in order to quickly ...
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Title Bar does not change on switching the theme

If I select Radiance or Ambiance in the menu show in the following picture, my whole theme does not change. It doesn't changes the title bar as shown in the picture. How can I resolve this problem? ...
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window buttons, notifications have all turned blue

Using xubuntu 14.04. Normally, I use greybird appearance theme (and bluebird for window manager). I tried some others, but after going back to greybird, found that all the window buttons on the ...
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Will changes applied to ubuntu 15.10 have any effect after upgrade to 16.04 in future?

Will applying themes or changing compiz config settings or unity tweak tool settings or any other changes in Ubuntu 15.10 have any effect after upgrading to 16.04 in future? I want to make my Ubuntu ...
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Can't change window header style in Ubuntu 14.04

Today after reboot I got my appearance changed, everything: Icons, Fonts and etc. except cursors. Tweak tools I tried like Ubuntu Tweak, Gnome Tweak Tool, Unity Tweak Tool don't work, I couldn't ...
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can't resize Nautilus window in gnome-flashback using Ambiance theme

When I use the Ambiance theme on my Ubuntu 15.10 (wily) in gnome-flashback I can resize the nautilus window only on the upper side (the area to resize the window is very thin). If I use an other theme ...
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While installing Arc theme I mistyped the word “deb” to “dep” and now I'm getting errors

sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/Horst3180/xUbuntu_15.10/ /' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/arc-theme.list" sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install arc-theme ...
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How to create colored borders for all windows?

Is there a simple gtk.css tweak (or similar) that allows me to have a colored border on all created GNOME/Unity windows? Something like this on web page: body { border: 10px solid #000000; }
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How Do I Find My Current Desktop Theme in Kubuntu 15.10?

I have been using Kubuntu 15.10 for about 6 months, and have been using previous versions for over 3 years. I customized my desktop theme, icons, etc. to suit me, however, recently, I downloaded more ...
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Issues with gnome appearance

I just installed GNOME DE on my Ubuntu, and I have a disgusting problem, I got rounded windows with sharp corners. Will be grateful for any suggestions
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Xfce dark theme font colours

I have a problem with dark theme. I'm using Ubuntu Studio and Nox theme. Unfortunately I cannot see youtube like/dislike ratio because its font with this theme is almost white. This problem rarely ...
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Can't see terminal [closed]

I am new to ubuntu and installed a theme, but now i cant see the terminal anymore. The font is black and the background is black. Is there anyway to fix this without using the terminal?
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Icons and Themes not fully working Ubuntu 15.10

I installed the Flatabulous and Ultra-Flat-Icons themes from PPA's, which were successfully downloaded. However, when I apply them via Ubuntu Tweak, they do not apply. An interesting note is that ...
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Per-application xfwm theme

I want to run separate applications with different themes, the only solution for this that I could find was to use bash -c 'GTK2_RC_FILES=/path/to/gtkrc program'; however, I currently am using a XFCE4 ...
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Numix-circle icons not effective in Unity-greeter

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and using the Numix theme with the Numix-circle icons. I like very much the unity-greeter as a login environment, is elegant and I think it goes really well with the Numix theme ...
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How to install tribar theme for plymouth?

I miss tribar theme from RHEL/Debian. I cannot find it for Ubuntu. Do you have any idea why there is no tribar? How to set it? Do you know any other so simple and cute text theme, that is available in ...
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Can't change Theme Kubuntu

I have tried to install Kubuntu 15.10 and Ubuntu using the netinstaller, everything is working fine. The problem is, KDE uses only one Theme, which is the GTK+ theme. Meaning I can't change them ...
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With 15.10, my mouse pointer is on only one display, my display resolutions are screwed up and my theme has ceased to function. How can this be fixed?

I've just upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10. Now when I log in, the resolutions of my two displays are screwed up (much lower than what they should be), one of them has lost its rotation setting and the ...
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Color of Pop window

How to change color of pop up window