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

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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: This is exactly how it looks like when I boot the PC. But I ...
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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 ?
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How to use a theme.

When I downloaded a theme, .tar.gz or .gz or some kind of format like that. When I opened it, it was just a folder full of files. How do I make it a theme or something?
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LightDM Customisation KDE or Unity Greeter in Xubuntu 14.04

my favorite Distro is Xubuntu, only the GTK greeter let my eyes bleeding (i know, its lightweight and simple). So i check these hints: ...
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14.04 on Yoga 2 Pro: ELAN USB touchscreen issue causing theme reset?

On several occasions, I've booted up and logged in only to find that my Unity theme has reset to the default Ambiance theme. I've also noticed that this only happens when I log in before the power ...
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Apps stuck between two themes

After installing alot of random dependencies I needed for installing a package from source I found that most of my standard software had their theme changed, 3rd party applications seem to be using ...
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AWN Themes and applets

I would like to install more applets and themes to AWN, since it's so hard to configure/personalize. Does anybody know where I could find this resources?
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Ubuntu 14.04 scrollbar “universal” color changer

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 using the default settings and on the ambiance theme. I have installed Gnome color chooser to change the normal (or "legacy") scrollbar color. In Gnome color chooser In the ...
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Shell specific theme

I am running ubuntu 13.10 with ubuntu-unity and gnome 3 installed on it, due to the way the gnome adwait theme looks in unity i don't want to have to manually change the theme every time I switch ...
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Where are the colors for the system theme (or just the gnome-terminal) specified in Ubuntu 14.04?

I really like the default color scheme for gnome-terminal in Ubuntu 14.04. I want to use it for my terminal color scheme in Xubuntu. The only problem is that I have not been able to find the ...
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Themes for Ubuntu 14.04

I want to download themes for ubuntu 14.04, but I was confused because in the folder /usr/share/themes there are 18 folder. And the only folder that contains gtk-2.0, gtk-3.0, metacity-1, unity, and ...
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Corrupted window control theme on Unity

I have a question related to themes in Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I try to apply a few themes such as Adwaita or Zukitwo, the window controls are not accurately themed and look out of place. I have added ...
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Why when I try to download a theme does it say that it can't find the package.

I was trying to download a theme off of Noobslab.com I was using the terminal commands and such. After the third command, It kept telling me that it was unable to locate the package. I'm not sure ...
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Ubuntu theme changed

I changed my ubuntu theme a few days ago and it worked perfectly. It is meditaranean or something like that.. a gtk theme. Then i wanted to change my cursor theme , and that worked aswell ( although i ...
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How to change pgadmin3 theme

Currently I'm using Ambiance-Dark theme, pgadmin look very bad when using this theme (and maybe other dark theme). How to change pgadmin3 theme?
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Problem in changing the icons in Ubuntu 12.04

While entering the password on Welcome screen, I noticed the icons were more beautifully placed. I tried to change the icons and theme of the desktop through Ubuntu tweak to that of the welcome ...
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Mouse cursor doesn't show globally

I tried installing a mouse cursor theme , and anytime i try and click on any mouse theme, it doesn't show everywhere. If i put the mouse on the launcher it it DMZ-black. If it's in firefox, it's the ...
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How to fix GTK theme for Nemo's pathbar breadcrumbs and disk free space barchart

I like a few features of Nemo, but there seems to be a theme problem - at least when running under Ubuntu Gnome 14.04: As you can see from this screenshot: it's not possible to see which of the ...
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Terminal blank when opening

Hello Ubuntucommunity! So I just recently formatted my Laptop from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and started playing around with it a bit. Since it's my second PC that I can use, I thought I could ...
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Lubuntu Graphical Bugs

I've Been Installed Lubuntu in Desktop and after "upgrade" some graphical/theme bugs appeared. example screenshot:
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KDE appearance broken after using systemsettings

On Ubuntu 14.04 (Unity) I wanted to change some KDE appearance settings, so I installed systemsettings. This turned out to be a bad idea, since it made the fonts in KDE applications ugly (see How to ...
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Rounded Window Corners with Themes not Working

I am trying to use themes on Ubuntu (14.04) Unity and I am having some issues with that themes are not looking like they are supposed to look. Here is a screenshot: Notice that the top bar of the ...
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Manually installing themes and changing settings

I have always wondered if installing themes and changing setting seen on CCSM (CompizConfig Settings Manager) possible manually. If so how can I manually install and change a theme using a command ...
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Numix removes borders and colors in unity launcher

I recently re-installed ubuntu 14.04, when i installed the numix gtk theme, the borders of all the icons in the unity launcher dissapeared along with the colors, i tried relogging, re-applying the ...
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Change unity launcher theme

I wanna change theme in Ubuntu 14.04 so I read this article. it said use MyUnitiy but i cant find it in software center. which repository should i add to install MyUnity ?
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Why aren't menus integrated in bar when running as super user?

When I open any window as root, menus aren't integrated in the menu bar or in the window's title bar. Why does this happen? Can I prevent this behavior?
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Wine: How can I make Wine applications look like Windows 8? [duplicate]

I just installed Wine and I realized the applications look terrible. I wanted the look and feel of Windows 8 on my Wine applications, how can I go about doing this? Thanks!
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activate click through mode on conky

Is it possible to use Conky theme as click through on desktop ?. i can use Conky as transparent. but i can't directly access files on desktop because can't click through it. Any idea ?. thanks.
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I cant open folders as root

When I try to open the themes folder using this command gksu nautilus /usr/share/themes this is what the system throws back at me (nautilus:21515): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: invalid cast from ...
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Window themes not getting applied

I downloaded Tweak Tool changing window theme doesn't change anything but changing from Appearance changes. Why is it so? Has the default theme directory changed from /usr/share/themes? Tweak tool ...
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Page borders gone in evince after 14.04 upgrade

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, the thin black borders that appear around pages in evince have disappeared. Now, when I'm reading a pdf file in evince, the pages appear white against a background ...
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How to remove window decorations from Ubuntu 14.04

I never used window decorations to maximize / minimize windows, but keyboard and mouse/keyboard shortcuts for all operations. In the good olde days, you could just disable and tweak the window ...
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Problems with GTK themes

A few weeks ago, I installed razor-qt on 14.04. everything was okay, but whenever i open a gtk application, it defaults to the elementary theme, as i had the pantheon de installed on it before. the ...
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Conky theme error when window maximize

when i run a conky theme it start normally and after maximizing document/window or any file theme look like a mess. theme don't display any errors on terminal. can anyone help me.
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ElementaryOS Ubuntu Theme

I'm trying to get the GTK theme that ElementaryOS uses working on Ubuntu 14.04 but the theme is not looking the way it should. This is how it looks: Rather than how it is supposed to look. What ...
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How to edit the color of the title bar and border width of a gtk3 theme?

Can someone tell me which file and item is edited to change the title bar and the border width in the gtk3 themes? I'm using Ubuntu version 14.04. Note: This is related to Using the Themes in the ...
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Install orchis-gtk theme on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the orchis-gtk theme on Ubuntu 14.04. http://mokaproject.com/orchis-gtk-theme/download/ It said 'Orchis requires the Murrine engine for it's GTK2 aspects.' What does that ...