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

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How to generate config files from gnome-settings-daemon?

I'm trying to convert from Gnome to just using i3-wm, but am having a problem with converting most of my settings which include, but are not limited to: Theming - fixing Ugly "default"-looking ...
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Weird Gnome 3.14 look on Ubuntu 14.10

So I've just updated to Ubuntu 14.10 and Gnome 3.14, but I get theese looks everywhere, black backgrounds where they should be gray. This happens on white theme too. You see this blue where it was ...
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Installing ubuntulooks and using themes for applications

I use ubuntu 14.04 with gnome3 shell. Hi, I would like to start my application with gtk2 theme. I was using this tutorial: ...
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Thunderbird dialogs painted strangely in (some) 14.04?

One image is worth a thousand words: It happens on some dialog and not others, mainly in Thunderbird and Firefox. I do vaguely remember something like that, and was a gtk-theme problem or ...
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Multiple Grub Theme Images

This is slightly related to a question that I have had previously (but have had yet to get an answer for). I would like to have multiples images for my grub theme. I was wondering if there if is a way ...
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default menu theme is black text on grey after long series of upgrades

This laptop that I've got has been upgraded over an extremely long period of time from 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10. I think I've got almost all of it working again, at least ...
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How can I get some nice eye candy themes for Grub?

Grub is well Grub. How do I pimp it a bit with some nice themes?
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How to update or load grub2 themes? [duplicate]

I need to update the grub2 themes. I already removed unwanted entries in menu by editing grub.cfg file. Now I like to update or load the eye catching themes, I want to know whether any Linux ...
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Nautilus window background goes black when using custom themes

I am facing a problem when using custom themes in ubuntu 14.04 unity interface, such as the mbuntu-y theme appearing in the screenshot attached, as you can see the background of nautilus window goes ...
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Macbuntu noobslab security

Is this site safe? Being sort of a security nut, im Wondering if it is safe to install Macbuntu theme, and icon pack from noobslab.com.I have would not be installing any of the other things (lightdm, ...
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Why did my highlights turn pink/purple in Xubuntu 14.10?

Around the time of the start to testing of the second beta for Xubuntu 14.10, my highlights turned pink system-wide. What gives?
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Fading in&out plymouth theme

I want to make a plymouth theme, like this http://jsfiddle.net/dH6LS/ with fading out color but: Instead of just begin a select background color my picture should have the fadein&out colors so ...
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How to hide the mouse cursor

I'm building a kiosk using Ubuntu Precise on a touch screen. Now I'm looking for the appropriate way to make the mouse cursor disappear. As people know where they are pointing, displaying an arrow ...
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GTK apps not respecting Kubuntu's oxygen-gtk theme when executed as sudo

I am using Kubuntu 14.10 and it's working quite well so far, but my problem is pretty much what it's stated in the title, when executing a GTK app that requires sudo privileges, such as Synaptic ...
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How to restore all default theme settings

I have been having a problem for a while now, I was hoping that upgrading to 14.10 would solve it but it hasn't. My theme settings are messed up, presumably because I have installed other themes but ...
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Grub Customizer Theme Error - Can't Find “theme.txt”

What I've Done: Fresh Install of Ubuntu 14.04 Installed BURG on all 4 of my hard drives (plus hd0) Seems to work fine Install GRUB Customizer and run as root in BURG Mode Then I get this error: ...
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How I can change the color of a themed box?

I recently installed a custom theme in my Ubuntu 14.04.02 and I need to know how (and where's and what's the .cfg and the line for change the color value) I can change the color of the 'miniatures ...
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GTK2 themes do not show up in any tweak tool [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I would like to download this theme I managed to get it to work on 13.10 but since I upgraded to 14.04 it no longer works. When I look in any tweak tool it does not show up. ...
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List of all pre-installed 14.10 themes?

I need to know the entire list of pre-installed themes in Ubuntu 14.10. I need to remove the ones that aren't included in a clean installation. Thanks.
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Where are icons stored?

I want to change an icon of a specific theme. Where do themes save their icons?
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conky manager widget disappears after restart

I am using Conky Manager and using couple of default themes for it. The themes works fine. But when I restart the computer the widget in those themes disappears. I have to restart the theme from ...
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GTK disappears while in sudo mode [duplicate]

I want to know how is possible to enable gtk (gtk2 engine) in this case for sudoers? When I start an application using gksudo or it run elevated, the application doesn't benefit from the engine while ...
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gThumb Browser and Viewer should have black background, how to do?

I really like gThumb but I hate that gThumb is using my standard ambiance theme when viewing images. The result is that I have a lightgrey background for images but in my opinion images look the best ...
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Text in Ubuntu Software Center is unreadable

When I do a search in the software center this is what the results look like. I can only see the text if I select one of them. I tried changing themes but that didn't fix it.
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Ugly huge fonts in Eclipse/Aptana tabs titles

I”m experiencing very strange problem with Aptana (Eclipse) IDE theming. I was able to setup all fonts save for Tabs Titles: Those are ugly huge and I’m totally stuck with it. On my laptop the ...
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Sheet name font size on LibreOffice Calc is too small

I am using LibreOffice 3.5.3.2 (Ubuntu 12.04) and the buttons to switch tabs in Calc are written with small fonts. They're so small I can't even read what is written on them. I could not find a way ...
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Window titles are black or transparent when inactive using Gnome 3.14

I'm using Gnome 3.14 on Ubuntu and have the Adwaita Window and GTK+ themes configured. Gnome applications that already use the new combined toolbar/titlebar like the file manager or Gedit look fine ...
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How to change window border styling gnome shell

I'd like to change the window decoration for certain applications. Specifically, I'd like to remove the title bars entirely. I have a keybinding for dragging windows around, so the title bar is just ...
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Switch between themes in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Mint and Ubuntu MATE themes to my computer. Ubuntu MATE was my final theme installation. Now I have Ubuntu MATE on my computer. But I want to switch into Mint theme. The log in screen ...
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GUI components don't scale with font

I have a minor problem in unity. I have vimix+numix installed as theme and icon. In unity tweak's fonts tab I decreased the font scaling factor to 0,8, otherwise I didn’t changed the fonts, they’re ...
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Xubuntu Desktop Theme Changes after installing Handbrake

I installed Handbrake today and while I was using it I got a notification that the desktop had crashed. I clicked Relaunch and everything changed to a new theme. When I restarted, my original theme ...
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How to avoid dark colour of some programs in LXDE no matter the theme?

Changing the theme in my LXDE (that now I use although my main installation is Xubuntu 12.04) doesn't change the appearance of certain main programs - always dark. Why is that and how can I alter it? ...
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How to get dark color chema for kdevelop?

I am trying to change my colr schema of my kdevelop to solarized-dark, but I arrive to change only the colors in the text editor and not the whole interface. I have also searched for solution like ...
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How to edit unity popup menu?

I want to create Ubuntu Touch theme for Ubuntu desktop. I have accomplished this so far. I'm left with one thing; and that is adding an orange border to the top panel popup menus. How can I do ...
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Installed icons not working

I used the call below to install the numix theme and icons. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:numix/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install numix-gtk-theme numix-icon-theme-circle However in my ...
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Problems clicking windows

When I double-click on the header of a window in my Ubuntu installation, it disappears, and I don't know why, I mean, the normal way of working is to maximize or stay in the previous configuration ...
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how to make wine looks like my desktop colour scheme using WINETRICKS in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. I notice a post What can be done to make Wine look more integrated into Unity?, in the post it was mentioned that I can make wine looks like my Desktop's colour ...
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GTK theme broken on move to Ubuntu 14.04

A GTK2 theme, expressed in a gtkrc file, worked fine in Ubuntu 10.04 and 12.04 but part of it, shown here: # Base style for all GTK widgets. style "default" { fg[NORMAL] = "#000000" ...
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Can I manually update an old Gnome theme?

I am currently decorating my Ubuntu 14.04 with freshly installed Gnome shell themes. It a great pleasure since the possibilities are eminent. Recently I've come across a theme which is perfect for my ...
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Having a lot of issues with appearance, themes after xubuntu-desktop reinstall

When I reboot into xubuntu it takes 15 seconds for the correct theme to load. Panel looks strange as do the icons. After that period, correct theme will load. It doesn't seem to matter what theme I ...
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Unable to extract themes pack to /usr/share/themes

When I try to extract theme packs to /usr/share/themes/ it shows you don't have right permission to extract archives in the folder /themes/. What should I do? I am currently using Ubuntu 14.10
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Inconsistent theme Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome Shell 3.10.4

I use the Libra theme and i have put the theme under usr/share/themes. I want the theme to look like my terminal.
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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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My mouse automatically changes themes

My mouse is set to a theme named DMZ-White i.e. the default theme in Ubuntu but ever since I installed and uninstalled deepin de my mouse becomes white only when it's on unity-greeter or firefox or ...
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Could someone help me with THEMES in ubuntu 14.10 ,let's say NUMIX,GNOME…i feel very confused [non-duplicate]

i just now installed Ubuntu 14.10 in my laptop.I am a newbie to this sort of Dualbooting in a system,so i thought of giving all the applications a try therefore i installed all applications i found ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet: Why do GTK apps look ugly? [closed]

I'm running Kubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet Alpha 2. I am a KDE fan and love Plasma 5. However, I have this problem where GTK apps look like crap. Screenshots: Thunderbird: Upload boxes: This is ...
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How do I launch desktop apps from one installed desktop environment in a different desktop environment

So, I use LXDE and MATE, both working fine on my PC. I decided to switch to LXDE so I can make the appearance better. Although in MATE I was able to configure my Window Border colors using Compiz and ...
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how to install gtk-2.0 themes on ubuntu 14.04?

I have dual-booted my retina macbook pro and i want to use This theme. The problem is I don't know how to. I tried all the steps including the .themes folder and Ubuntu tweak tool. please help me. ...
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Change the opacity of a cut selection (nemo.css)

I am trying to find what I need to edit in a GTK theme (specifically Ambiance) to change the opacity of a cut file. A selected file is orange and when I cut it, it is a little opaque - I 'd like it to ...
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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 ...