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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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Theme goes back to default after reboot

Been Googling and trying to find a fix for this. Each time I reboot my system, the theme I have set (Numix Circle) goes back to Ubuntu's default (Ambiance). If I type compiz --replace after a reboot,...
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separating ubuntu and xubuntu themes

I have a laptop with ubuntu that I use for school. To save power while I'm in class and may not have an outlet nearby, I decided to try xubuntu. I installed it with sudo apt-get install xubuntu-...
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Ubuntu 14.04 theme failed to be loaded properly and wouldn't be changed

I was playing with grub2, so I restarted my machine for several times. But at some point, the system seems to be pissed off and wouldn't load its theme properly. And any of my subsequent attempts to ...
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How to change the border-radius of windows on gnome 3.18

As already asked on the title is there any way to change the border radius of desktop windows? I am on Ubuntu/Gnome 3.18 machine with Default Adwaita theme enebled. Thanks
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MIME Type now showing up all files

I downloaded some icons from a the Ubuntu theme website. I set them up but the MIME Types are not showing up. If i click on the file properties, i can see the MIME Type in the description. However, ...
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Why did Kubuntu Break Ubuntu's desktop theme on uninstall?

For some reason. After I uninstalled kubuntu. The file icon and wifi drop down menu of my default ubuntu theme is completely wrong. The colour of the backgrounds for it are wrong too. I don't know ...
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Change /usr/share permissions so I can add themes

I've searched these forums and so far no one has answered the question and if they did, it didn't work on my setup for some reason. I've tried using Unity tweak tool and others none have worked, All ...
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White flat theme for Ubuntu 14.04 Unity

I searched for flat themes for Ubuntu 14.04 unity and ended up with below themes. Mediterraneanwhite Trevilla-themewhite but they are not actually flat. Please help me with the real flat white ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Appearance in All Settings Crashes and can not change themes

I'm having trouble changing the themes in Xubuntu 14.04. When I click "Appearance" in "All Settings" It freezes and I can't scroll or choose/change the theme and it takes me back to "All Settings". ...
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Plymouth Theme Won't Change

I am using a fresh copy of Ubuntu 15.10. When I change /etc/alternatives/default.plymouth to point to the ubuntu-logo plymouth theme instead of the ubuntu-text theme, it still shows the text theme ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 visuals on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently updated to Ubuntu 15.10. However, due to incompatibilities I had to go back to 14.04. What I'd like to know is if there is a way to use the Ubuntu 15.10 "theme" (which I rather liked) on ...
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BURG not working correctly

I have installed burg and try to change themes, but its not working correctly as shown in the screenshots below. burg-no-graphics-2 There are no graphics at all for any theme. Just only text. when I ...
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Ubuntu Gnome shell theme destroys system

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 Okay, so apparently, my system doesn't boot anymore. It just shows a bunch of messages in text (Stopping user manager for UID 1000 and Removing slice from user 1000....
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How do I remove publisher name from Ubuntu Software Centre (Home:Horst3180)

I had installed a theme called Arc on my Ubuntu 15.10 from http://software.opensuse.org/download.html?project=home%3AHorst3180&package=vertex-theme But now I have uninstalled it and yet I can see ...
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What mouse cursors do I need for a theme?

I'm working a cursor theme and there seem to be a few names I'm missing. Some things like the link pointer and the question pointer, but sometimes these pointers do not get used. For the link I have: ...
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Thunderbird default theme not displayed correctly in ubuntu 14.04

L.S., The default theme in Mozilla Thunderbird is supposed to 'integrate' with unity, in the sense that it takes over the colors of the chosen gtk theme. This, however, is not working in my case; I'...
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Borders of windows panels gone, after customizing gtk(Numix) theme

so I have been trying to customize the colors of of a gtk theme to my taste, but after I tweaked the files and set the colors to my taste, the 1 px white border of the windows panels gets removed. I ...
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Set Theme for Session

I'm looking into setting up a OSX theme on Ubuntu 14.04, but I do not want to modify the default Ubuntu session. I found this and this on how to add a custom session to lightDM. But I cold not find ...
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Can't install any apps, and app center crashes after attempting theme install

I just installed Ubuntu alongside windows 10 yesterday. Everything was fine until I tried following some instructions to download the Arch theme via terminal. After this, the Ubuntu App Center crashes ...
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unity dash icons missing

Some system icons in the unity dash are missing, as displayed in the picture below, such as System Settings, Details, etc. How can I get them back? I tried to change to another theme, but it didn't ...
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How to change background color in Gnome Tweak Tool?

I developing my own mod for Zukimac theme and when I change .background { color: @theme_fg_color; background-color: @theme_bg_color; /*#d4d4d4*/ } to .background { color: @...
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Eclipse tooltip disapearing too fast

My eclipse tooltip is disappearing too fast and I literally have to be as fast on the trigger as when I'm playing cs go to do an import. I'm not sure if the problem arose when I installed a new theme ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Suspend-&-wake loses visual preference settings

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04, as pre-installed on a System76 Meerkat (a rebadged Intel NUC Kit NUC5i5RYH). On some occasions, waking the Meerkat up from Suspend shows that it is now ignoring two visual ...
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Xubuntu: Overall theme display errors

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04, I'm having a few overall theme issues that render some software unusable, biggest problems for me being Spotify and TortoiseHG: Restarting makes these issues go away ...
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Removing the last bit of title bar

I'd like to remove my title bars. I want to get rid of the white strips on gnome-terminal and gVim namely: I'm running 14.04 and gnome-shell 3.10.4
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Theming bug with GNOME apps?

GNOME Calendar, MenuLibre, Boxes, and several others have thick bars around the window. This happens when using Numix, Arc, Flatabulous, and probably others. I'm running Unity on Ubuntu 15.10
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Icon theme is selectively applied after upgrade from kubuntu 15.04 to 15.10

This is easiest to see with the following screen shot. As you can see there are clearly two different icon sets being used. I have breeze set as my icon theme, but dolphin is using oxygen, not the ...
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The music controls on the global bar disappeared when I use the Numix theme.

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I don't face this issue on any other theme. Due to this, I am unable to use that gorgeous theme. Please help! Thanks!
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desktop background solid color leads to exactly same color for desktop selection making it invisible

ok this is really irritating and has been the case in ubuntu 14.04 i spent many hours trying to find a soln in the summer and couldnt, i was hoping it would get fixed automatically but here we are in ...
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Can not install theme for wine

I am using wine and playonlinux, the UI is bad so I want to change the theme for it. I selected configure wire in playonlinux, and in Desktop Integration, I clicked install theme and choose some "....
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Theme not applied if I log in too quickly

My theme, and also my icon theme don't get applied unless I wait for a few seconds at the login screen before logging in. When the login screen appears, if I wait for about three seconds, the screen ...
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Problems with themes in new Ubuntu 15.10

I have downloaded and installed several themes which worked fine in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but are not fully working in 15.10. The top menu bar and the top bar in every window remains the dark Ubuntu ...
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How to customize top bar in Gnome 3.18?

I have problems after updating Gnome from 3.16 to 3.18. I can't get the normal top panel as I had with 3.16: black with centralized time/date on the itself. I tried to use shell-themes, but instead of ...
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Flat white theme?

I'm trying to find a theme I like. I'm looking for something flat and very white. How GitHub Desktop looks is exactly what I'm looking for. Anyone know of any good ones?
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GTK2 apps unthemed

I'm in Ubuntu 14.04, currently I have the Dark Numix theme but GTK2 apps (I think) like LibreOffice or GIMP doesn't look right: Screenshot: Apps at left are unthemed I have applied it through ...