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

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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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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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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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Different keyboard mapping after installing nvidia-prime

After installing nvidia-319, nvidia-settings-319 and nvidia-prime, my keyboard mapping is different. When I press the hyphen key, it enters a forward slash. And that's just one example. And it also ...
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What kind of themes can I use on Xfce?

I don't like the themes I have in my system (Xubuntu 11.04) by default. Is Xfce Look the only place where I can get new themes? Can I run themes that are made for Gnome, for example?
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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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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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GTK-Message and warnings in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Since updating to Ubuntu 14.04 I've started getting this error message when running GNUcash. GNUcash says it has nothing to do with them and they suggested asking Ubuntu for help. So can anyone help ...
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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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GNOME Flashback configuration problem

everyone!!! I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I'm having a problem with GNOME Flashback, both GNOME Flashback (Compiz) and GNOME Flashback (Metacity). Here's the problem. GTK2 apps look like Windows 98. GTK3 ...
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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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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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Modify gtk3 theme - menu bar

I've installed FaienceZukiMac gtk3 theme and there's a "white balloon" surrounding each entry in the menu of every gtk3 program. Here's a screenshot of what I'm talking about How can I change it ...
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Theme tab in gnome-tweak-tool

Under 'Theme' tab in gnome tweak tool I have two different drop down menus: GTK+ and Shele theme. What is the difference between the two? And another question: I've just installed a new theme but now ...
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How to change tooltip background color in Unity?

In a lot of applications the tooltips are just plain ugly (White text on black background, way too much contrast) or even unreadable (black or dark blue text (Hyperlinks) on black background). I want ...
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Is there a Microsoft Office theme for LibreOffice?

Is there a Microsoft Office 2007/2010 theme for LibreOffice? The interface of Libreoffice slightly confuse me.
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How to change theme colors?

I have searched the web and cannot find an easy way to change the brown/orange colors to something like greens. Are there tools/tips to change the theme colors?
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QGtkStyle was unable to detect the current GTK+ theme

When I start any Qt app, I get this message in the terminal, and the Qt app doesn't use the same theme as my Gtk apps: QGtkStyle was unable to detect the current GTK+ theme. How do I make QGtkStyle ...
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How do I install a grub theme to the grub installation on the MBR?

I have a setup that has a bootloader that is installed to the MBR, but also a bootloader on the partition for my linux installation; I want to know how I can theme the grub installation on the MBR, as ...
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Themes and icons change to default automatically in Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I have customized my ubuntu themes and icons but after rebooting the computer I find my themes and icons change to default. I tried to solve it by starting recovery mode to fix the damaged package.I ...
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Theme and icons look old after upgrade to 14.04 - AMD GPU issues?

Yesterday I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and I ran into a few problems. Interestingly I upgraded two computers (one of which has identical hardware) before this one and had no problems. When I ...
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Edit ZSH theme for virtualenv name

I use zsh theme intheloops. The theme looks like this when no virtual env. is active -- an empty line -- [sourabh@skynet] ~/Code/django_apps/cope (master) ⚡ ❯ and when an env. is active, (env ...
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GTK3 theme: Where are these colours located in css

Can someone please tell me where the following colours are located in the css: the separators in the menus the separation line for gEdit when "Display right margin at column..." is checked in ...
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Gray blocks in applet menus

I've themed my Ubuntu, but now I'm having gray blocks in my applet's menus. For example in the messages applet, battery applet, volume applet and the calendar applet. It looks like this: I think ...
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How do I change the xubuntu start menu color and style?

my xubuntu menu is very very simple like this: I've noticed that new xfce menu is better than this like this: how can i convert? and....if i can't do it then my new question is here: I'm ...
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different theme at loginscreen

i did not change it. But somehow at login screen the theme is the new 14.04 "Adwaita" and after logging in its The default "Radiance"(Can change this). Please tell me a way to change the login screen ...
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Firefox not affected by gtk theme

How can I make firefox use Adwaita theme like all other apps do? Good: Bad: Preferably also make web pages darker as well.
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KDE Theme broken after 13.10 → 14.04 upgrade

I just did the upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 and the default KDE theme not looks like no theme at all: I usually use KDE with Awesome WM as the window manager, but even without Awesome WM, this looks ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 a day later sound is disabled

Screenshot at bottom. Hi, so I upgraded my Dell xps13 to 14.0f4 and everything went smoothly. Today when I was just checking out the new os my sound disappeared? The menu bar say volume is muted, ...
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How to install themes with GNOME tweak tool?

I have been using the default Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity for some time now and decided to start customizing it. I have already been able to make some changes with the gnome-tweak-tool. However, there ...
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Undoing GTK configuration change

I just followed the directions on this website which according to the page "define gtk 2.0 layout." Specifically, I followed the directions under "Easy Fix," wherein I clicked Launch GTK 2.0 RC ...
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How can I use Metacity and its themes with Unity?

According to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Unity/Theming Now Trusty don't support Metacity themes. So... Is there a another way to enable Metacity in Unity? For example, gnome-session-flashback can return ...
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A theme that has window colors like “dash transparent blur” on Ubuntu 14.04

I've been looking around for it , it's beautiful in my opinion , i haven't been able to find anything. Does something like it exist ? Thanks in advance.
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Icon themes not fully applied

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I've installed Faenza icons (version 1.3.1) and used the latest Ubuntu Tweak to apply the theme. However, Faenza icons are not fully applied and I can still see some ...
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QML: Will the Ubuntu Phone be theme-able, and do I need to develop with that in mind?

Take a simple example in formatting richtext: The Manual Way someTextBox.insert(0,"<font face='Ubuntu Mono'size='3'color='#f37420'> Blah Blah Blah </font>") The hypothetical Way ...
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How can I change the folder icon?

I know how to change an icon this way. Also that doesn't work for folders inside Nautilus, but for application launchers. What I'm looking for is an equivalent to changing the icon for an ...
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12.04 wholly dark Ambiance theme?

I got my first partition of Ubuntu recently, and wanted to match it to a 10 or 11 interface I was using on another computer. It looked like this: Themes in 12.04 seem to be rather tricky though. ...
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Toolbar gradient

How do you modify the toolbar gradient (the area inside the red rectangle) in Nautilus and other applications? I tried to play around with various *.css & *.rc files inside ...
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How do I remove a color from the GTK scale widget?

I have included a link below. I am making changes to the Ubuntu to rid myself of the all the orange, but it sticks around like the herp. Anyone have any experience with this? You will notice the ...
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Ubuntu - Chrome OS look

Is it possible to somehow apply the look of chrome os on ubuntu? I need exactly the same look :D
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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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change icons back to global theme

I changed some of my individual icons via rooted nautilus and selected my own different icons. But now I want to make them back to whatever my default global icon theme is. Is there anyway to make ...
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Lost toolbar icons on Files 3.6.3 Ubuntu 13

I tried install diffrent theme but cannot fix toolbar icons on Files 3.6.3. Please help
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Impossible to customize all aspects of Lubuntu theme from GUI

I would turn the default Lubuntu theme into a dark theme, but it seems impossible to change from the GUI: The color of inactive tabs in Panel The background of PcManFM places The theme of Gnome ...
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How to fix this broken Gnome Shell ?

Any idea how I can fix this theme? The gap between the icons are bigger than usual and the dock is mis-positioned to a lower portion of the screen!
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Radiance theme customization in Ubuntu: edit Window decorator and all!

As you can see in the snapshot below I've made quite a few changes in the Radiance theme, from dusty brown to silver, Alice Blue tool-tip background, among other changes (by editing some files in ...
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Panel Status Icons Wrong Color

Across the top of the panel, I have these status indicators: Language, Network Connection, Messaging, Volume, Time, and System. Upon format and fresh install of 13.10, I see that Language icon does ...
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How can I install Faience GTK theme in Ubuntu 13.10?

I have tried adding the PPA and installing through the terminal, but this did not work. Is there any way I can get the most recent version of Faience GTK theme as a .deb file so it can be installed ...
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Can I change the theme for only one program in Ubuntu 13.10?

I want to change the theme that Inkscape uses to a dark one, but I want the rest of the programs I use to retain the theme they currently have. I found this article ...
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Change color of top menubar / statusbar

I know there are a million posts on this but not a single one has helped me solve this... I'm trying to change the color of the top menubar/status bar of the system. I've managed to set the ...