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

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Changing themes and environment variables :: 14.04 lts

Hey i'm having problems trying to find an editor for the theme color options, particularly pertaining to the field color and text color for general windows. I downloaded the new version of the ...
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Installation of themes [duplicate]

I went on to create a folder ".themes" in home directory to install a theme and go about it. Next time upon opening it, the folder vanished, and it says that the folder is already created when I ...
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Right Click on Nautilus, Title Bar does not always display a dark menu

When I right click on the title bar of any program, the menu displayed is sometimes dark and sometimes white. The selected theme is Ambience. I did not face this problem until I installed Unity Tweak ...
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Ubuntu Unity Login Timeout

i have strange issue in my ubuntu, sometimes when i login very fast (fast type my password), unity loads with old style theme (windows 95 style colors, and old style fonts), problem occured after ...
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black parts of GTK+ windows

When I install GTK+ theme, I got these black parts on windows: I've tried different GTK+ themes, even default Adwaita has the same problem. When choosing Ambiance or Radiance - it works fine. I'm ...
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How to permanantly change the color scheme of the terminal?

I have just installed solarized color scheme for ubuntu gnome terminal. I have followed this tutorial. eval dircolors ~/.dircolor - this command s causing problems. When I use this command, it ...
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Is it possible to have a unique theme for Vim in Ubuntu Server

I recently started managing my own Ubuntu Server and I'm constantly using Vim to edit my files and I was wondering if it was possible to install a them to use overtime I login to my server? The ...
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Chrome improperly closed, theme reverted

I had to shut down my computer forcibly, while Chrome happened to be open. Upon relaunch Chrome (And Chromium as well) have blue title bars (although the default window controls of ubuntu), as well as ...
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How to change the color of the scroll bar?

The scrollbars in Unity are of very low contrast, and I can't see where the bar is using just peripheral vision. I have to look at the scrollbar. Look at Mac OS X interface and notice the blue, ...
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How to change terminal theme / behavior?

Like Excel / .Net / Java can terminal also be a user friendly ? In current scenario it's single colour window single font and working with merely zero GUI, limited people who are aware about commands ...
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Can't install icon theme KDE plasma 5

I have been trying to install a icon theme. The problem is when selecting the achieve or the index I get The file is not a valid icon theme archive. both of these 1 and 2 should work but they do not ...
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Numix circle icon for emacs/dash not working

I just installed and started using numix circle icons on Ubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately, the icons for dash search and Emacs haven't changed, either in the dash or on the launcher, even though all the ...
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Is there a GTK-Theme preview application?

is there an Application which lets me preview all the Theme-Widgets at once? Like in the old Ubuntu-tweak there was some sort of Preview of all Theme-button/slider/progressbar-layouts. But nowadays ...
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How To Customize my GTK theme?

I hav installed Ultra Flat Yosemite theme on my ubuntu 14.04. it's all good. But the close minimize and maximize buttons are a bit too big. I wanna reduce their size. Linux and its themes are open ...
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Desktop not loading after login, guest session works fine

While adjusting my theme settings and trying to change the size of a new panel, the desktop froze and I was only able to move the mouse and pause/resume Audacious using the shortcuts I set. I rebooted ...
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How can you change Unity's theme from the command line?

I've seen several methods to do this. However, most of them are not an option to me. I can't use unity-tweak-tool because I need to run the script as root. I can't seem to find a gsettings command ...
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What is the safest way to customize gnome-themes?

I heard Ubuntu and other Linux distros are completely customizable. So I decided to tweak themes and learned a lot and found that gnome theming uses CSS. I can't get any useful resources or ...
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Force Mendeley Desktop GTK theme

I've been trying for a while to set the GTK theme of the Mendeley desktop UI, without success. The reason I want to do this is because I am using a dark theme, and that Mendeley is unreadable (dark ...
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Gnomish themes won't install

I am new to Ubuntu, as well as using the terminal to do pretty much anything.I downloaded the Ubuntu 14.04. I added the repository for the gnome themes, and updated.But when I go to install any of the ...
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Xfce themes customization

Is there a easy way to customize XFCE themes? What I want is to change colours or use part of one theme in another(eg. scroll bar). I tried to find some tutorials but everything seemed so ...
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How to change the title bar font color of the Radiance Theme (gtk-3.0)

There are a number of question/answers on changing the Ubuntu gtk-3.0 themes. I have changed the title bar color and added borders. However, I can't figure out how to successfully change the font ...
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Is there a MAC OS Yosemite theme for Ubuntu?

Is there a MAC OS Yosemite theme for Ubuntu? I only know of eOS having such a theme, but naught for Ubuntu... Some sort of package like Mac4Lin would be good, but not a necessity.
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Installed the Arc Theme, it doesn't look right

I just installed the Arc Theme, however it doesn't look right. As you can see here, mine looks completely different and looks like it's missing textures and other things: Whereas the normal theme ...
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How to change Ubuntu title bar text [closed]

I would like some help. I need to change the "Ubuntu Desktop" text in the top panel in Ubuntu 14.01 bar to say "Titan OS". How would I achieve that? I am using the Flatty theme, and would like to keep ...
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Is it possible to create UI for Ubuntu with HTML & CSS?

I would like to develop a myu own UI for ubuntu.But I wouldn't like complex C-coding to do that! Rather HTML & CSS are getting more powerful and we can even make a desktop class application with ...
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How to update lightdm/metacity to classic gnome 3.12 or greater?

Need to use the numix flat theme in Ubuntu 14.04 metacity lightdm (classic gnome 3.9), but numix flat has requirement of gtk3+ and gnome 3.12 at least. How can I just update to gnome 3.12, not the ...
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Adapt the look of Unity launcher/dash to theme

When I open the launcher, the theme changes. Everyone must have noticed this, but I can't find anyone pointing it out - and it really bothers me. Here's a a cropped screenshot of my desktop: ...
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14.04 How to round bottom corner of windows?

How to round the bottom of windows in Ubuntu 14.04? In unity.css file I've added border-radius but nothing changed: UnityDecoration.bottom { background-image: none; border-radius: 0 0 6px ...
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Ubuntu windows theme installation [duplicate]

I downloaded a theme from ubuntu themes. I have no idea how to install the theme. I tried to install it using ubuntu tweek but not able to.Tried to install it from terminal also but that didn't help . ...
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How can I remove the shadow at the top of the unity launcher?

I'm using a theme (based on Ambiance Grey) where the slight shadowing that is present at the very top of the Unity launcher is visually disturbing (see image below), and would like to remove it. ...
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How to change web browser's tab bar background color or image?

Running Precise. I am tweaking the ambiance theme to my taste. Yet I can't locate where I can modify the background color of the browser's tab bar (I suspect its value instruction to be somewhere in ...
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How to remove header bar after purge Ubuntu-gnome-desktop

I have installed ubuntu-gnome-desktop in Ubuntu 14.04(unity). After couple of days I decided to remove gnome-shell. So I run the following command. sudo apt-get remove --purge ubuntu-gnome-desktop ...
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How do i theme new Header-bar for gtk3 compnents?

in my themes i do now have header-bars definiton . I don't get the ambiance code in this point. I did see that they aren' t exactly like normal toolbars. and don' t behave like ones. Can someone ...
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How Do I open a gresource file

I am attempting to edit the adwaita theme, the only way to do this is to open the gtk.gresource file. Gedit will not open the file, Geany will not open the file. How do I open the file so I can edit ...
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Terminology themes missing

Hi after upgrading terminology it appears the settings were reworked. There is no longer a theme option. There is however a toolkit option with a theme tab but no themes. Where have all the theems ...
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Rebooting caused theme to look like Windows 95 or Gnome Classic

My PC has recently received a fresh Ubuntu 13.04 install. There is nothing else on the PC apart from a very basic setup of 13.04. After rebooting, I noticed so many problems with the way Ubuntu ...
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Any nice, animated mouse cursor themes?

Title says it all really, looking for some cursor themes with animation, any recommendations ? 14.04.2 with Unity
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Ubuntu mate themes not working

I am new to all of this, Linux included, so please forgive me if this question has already been posted before. If it was, I have not been able to find it. Basically I need help with installing new ...
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How can I fix this black box?

After upgradinng to 15.04 today, something is wrong with the Adwaita theme and I have boxes like this one all over the place: Oddly, in the screenshot, it's a big white box, but on my system it ...
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Mac OS X Terminal clone for Ubuntu

I would like to set the Max OS X Terminal theme for Ubuntu Terminal. I really like the fonts and the colors. This is how the Mac Terminal does look: Image source There are few things that I ...
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Gnome, can't change window border or theme

I just now changed from unity to gnome. I got it from the ubuntu app store, and I decided to remove unity to avoid conflicts. I thought it was going well until I noticed that the side bar when you ...
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Where are theme settings stored?

I installed Ubuntu with several Desktop Environments, including Unity, KDE and LXDE. I am struggling to change the background tooltip color which is black and causes displaying problems in Eclipse. ...
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How to install themes in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

how can I install other themes in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I've tried some methods but none of them don't work. 1) first, I've try to put my new themes on ~/.themes folder, but I've see don't have that ...
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Audio indicator menu buttons are not visible using Libra theme

I have applied Libra theme to my Ubuntu 14.4 and it looks very neat but it has an annoying bug : Audio indicator menu buttons are not visible so it's hard to use audio players control buttons from ...
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Ubunut themes don't work install

I've try to install different themes from http://www.ubuntuthemes.org/ and after I downloaded, I've put it on my themes folder in /usr/share/themes but don't work, before that I've try to put in ...
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Make firefox only use GTK theme on browser chrome, but ignore on websites

I have a dark GTK theme, I don't want firefox to ignore it all together, I only want the theme to effect Firefox's chrome (the buttons, address bar, bookmarks bar, etc., etc.), but I want the theme to ...
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LXDE: Macbuntu/Unity tweak tool error

I am attempting to install the Macbuntu theme on my chromebook. Ubuntu 14.04, LXDE environment through Crouton. However, when I try to follow This guide, I get stuck on step three with the unity ...
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Dark xfce themes makes elements black in firefox - userContent.css is not enough

I'm using dark theme for XFCE and along with the DE the default css of firefox has changed. I tried to fix it by creating file ~/.mozilla/firefox/chrome/userContent.css and pasting in some css - it ...
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Is there a Kubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 2000?

Is there a Kubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 2000? I am aware of Is there an Ubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 7?, but I prefer the Microsoft Windows 2000 ...
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GTK3 checkbox background

I got a GTK theme (Paper), but the checkboxes and radio buttons don't look like they are supposed to - there's just no background. The theme uses background-color and background-image, but those ...