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

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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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How to use theme as GTK+?

I've just extracted this theme into my ~/.themes folder, but I can only use it as a window theme. It's not showing up in my GTK+ themes list. How can I make it show up as a GTK+ theme as well?
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Where are my GTK 3 examples?

I want to create a new GTK theme, so I installed gtk-3-examples so that I could get some template and example files, however now that I have installed it, I have no idea of where the example files are ...
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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 ...
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Terminal loses transparency with theme

I'm kinda new to Linux but I'm a fast learner and experienced IT. Anyway, I recently did a dual boot on my system (Windows 10 / Ubuntu) and I'm using gnome as my DE. Everything works very well except ...
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Why Gnome apps look weird

I want to make my lubuntu look like Windows 8.1/10 (just for fun). I've installed WinAte icon set and it's window border theme. Since there was no widget them available in the pack I've installed "One ...
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Theme creation utility that automates the creation of the CSS files

I am starting to get into GTK and window theme creation, and if I have all of the images for the different states of all the buttons etc, and I know what colours I want for everything like ...
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Major issues with theme, login, and compiz/unity in general

Sometimes when logging in I encounter multiple issues. After login my theme is gone (numix gtk and icons), and I then am forced to login a second time. One time my cursor disappeared completely. I ...
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How to set a custom text highlighting colour

If you use the Adwaita theme you get Blue as the highlighting colour, for Numix you get Red/Orange (not sure exactly which), I have Numix, and like it, but I would like to change the highlighting ...
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Can I run a shell script with different profile preferances of Terminal

For general use of terminal, I use a transparent theme. But for some purpose, I have a shell script which I would like to run with different profile/theme ( I mean with different foreground and ...
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How to package a theme?

I've modified a theme (GTK+ Theme, Gnome-shell) and i want to package it, then upload it to a ppa. I tried following this tutorial but with no luck. ...
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Make Ubuntu Mate Look Like Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu. I'm wondering if it's possible to make Ubuntu Mate look like the old Ubuntu (10.10). I want it to look exactly like this: Thanks!
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Ubuntu 15.04 getting a KDE-like theme after a recent update

I had upgraded to KDE a few weeks ago, but I did not like it as much so I reverted back to Ubuntu. I was having troubles with uninstalling the KDE desktop, but I somehow got it to work. Although a few ...
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How to install themes on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Gnome) [duplicate]

I've read plenty of forums and watched many videos, and yet none have worked. I just want to install Libra Dark theme on my computer (I'm new to Ubuntu), so please help me guys.
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How do I find my user name in recovery mode?

I installed a lock screen theme and it gives a blank screen when it loads so I fiquard out how to delete it but I need my username can any one help?
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How to 'opt-out' an application from GNOME Global Dark Theme?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I have activated the Global Dark Theme in the gnome-tweak-tool, but there is one problem, I like the Dark Theme in all applications except ...
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How did my launcher turn green?

I have a brand new System76 machine, which shipped with 15.04 and Unity. I'm getting it set up and somewhere along the line I managed to turn my launcher green. I am still using the "ambiance" theme, ...
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Have to reset compiz on every update to fix theme

I have Numix GTK and Icons theme installed, but every time ubuntu base is updated, I lose the theme. The only way to fix it (that I've found) is to run dconf reset -f /org/compiz/ Then I have to ...
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How are those dots called? And how to get rid of them?

sorry to bother you with such a pesky problem but I installed a few themes, and in all the ones I download, I have those lines or dots surrounding clickable areas. I chose an example where we see them ...
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Icon theme not changing to Numix Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to select Numix Circle Icon theme as well as the GTK Theme. It was working before, but after an update now it won't load. It's selected in Unity Tweak Tool, but won't actually change ...
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Mininize Button of ubuntu is not working after installing themes

I recently installed mac os x themes, unity tweak tool, ubuntu tweak and installed themes from noobeslab.com . And after that my minimize button of desktop stop working properly. Also the system ...
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Menu text is dark after installing KDE-desktop

I installed the package kde-desktop, and now my menus in Unity have dark text: Changing my theme in System settings > Appearance > Look does nothing to change the text color. How can I change ...
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Remove 1px transparent border from launcher [duplicate]

This was asked once before but the issue got closed calling it a bug or saying the question wasn't specific enough. I'm hoping there is someone who has an answer for this. I have the Ubuntu 15.04 but ...
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How can I fix ambiance and radience themes?

I have installed this theme http://www.webupd8.org/2014/10/install-ambiance-and-radiance-themes.html but now it has affected unity also, no small circled titlebar icons now all like adwaitna theme ...
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Change color scheme for xfce4 terminal manually

I want to bind a shortcut to change my solarized color schemes (dark and light). For this purpose I need to know a command for terminal to change its color scheme, but I haven't found such one and I ...
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how to change background color in “Printer Properties” menues

I have an annoying issue in my Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) under "Print Properties." Initially, the menu looks like one expects (grey background, black text). Then, if I click on "Job Options", the ...
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Difference between “Numix” and “Numix Daily” GNOME themes

I have noticed that in the GNOME Tweak Tool there are options to change the themes of various things on your system: And I have also noticed two Numix themes there: Numix Numix-Daily Now I have ...
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Polar night theme alternative

Does anyone know a polar night theme alternative without the bluish hightlight? I like the closing icons very much, but the blue is a killer for night work. Link: ...
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How can I undo `gnome-shell --replace`?

I typed this in tty1 (ctrl+alt+F1): gnome-shell --display :0 --replace and then the theme of desktop changed. I want to go back to the previous one but cant because this theme is broken and doesn’t ...
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When I use some themes my menu tabs become white. How can I fix it?

When I use some themes my menu tabs become white. I'm having this problem with many themes, can anybody help?
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KDE-theme is not showing in some programs after updating linux-headers

It seems my Kubuntu 14.04 LTS doesn't show the KDE themes (using Oxygen or QtCurve) in some programs (gnumeric, kazam, giggle, synaptic...) after updating the linux-headers. However, the KDE-theme ...
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Why are some apps transparent when using specific themes? [closed]

I've noticed that some apps becomes transparent when using a couple of themes. I've noticed this with Geary and Corebird with either the Numix or the Ultra Flat theme. Anybody knows a way to fix ...
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Restoring Ubuntu default icons folder

Here's the stupid thing I did: I deleted many folders inside the icon folder, with root privileges, and now some icons are gone, but not the main ones, the ones from compiz for instance, or some from ...
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14.04 crash - blank desktop icons, toolbar icons and menu icons, no desktop button on login

I work with Linux professionally, but the desktop is not something I know much about; thus the call for help from those more knowledgeable than myself. This is a new install (8 months ago) of 14.04 ...
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Terminal with Github colors

I want to change the gnome-terminal colors. Does anyone knows if something like this exists for the gnome-terminal? I made a little research and I did not find it, but I think that maybe someone ...
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Can not fully reset default theme on Xubuntu

I've installed MACbuntu theme before to make Xubuntu looks like MAC , but later I revert back to my old theme ,everything goes back to normal except Apple logo as shown in the picture , Any help ...
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Gnome tweak tool can't set theme for window ubuntu

Anyone know how I can set the window theme to Ultra flat? I can't find it on the drop down -> example. as you can see. the atom window is not updating
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Printer Color Management How do I calibrate my printer?

I currently have a dilemma. My computer prints fine on windows, but in linux the colors are too dark. I am relatively new to linux, and I can not for the life of me find out how to make my printer's ...
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How can I change the indentation in Nautilus list view, tree mode?

In the current Nautilus version, the tree view has very little indentation between levels: Compare it with Mac OS X (Finder) list view, which IMHO has always had an excellent design: How can I ...
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Load theme files in Gnome Terminal on Ubuntu 15.04

It seems that loading the Gnome Terminal theme files is not working anymore in Ubuntu 15.04: gconftool-2 --load terminal-flat-theme.xml This does not change my current theme. The theme file looks ...
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Segmentation fault while running some ubuntu specific apps like nautilus, unity-control-center, etc

running nautilus from the terminal the following errors are returned: compro@Inspiron-3543:~/.learn_unix$ nautilus & [1] 7326 compro@Inspiron-3543:~/.learn_unix$ (nautilus:7326): Gtk-WARNING **: ...
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Why does gedit require restart to change color scheme to a custom xml?

I created a custom color theme by copying, renaming, and editing cobalt.xml in /usr/share/gtksourceview-3.0/styles. When I tried to add this theme via Edit > Preferences, Fonts & Colors tab, ...
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Typing the command too long eats up the prompt when using the promptline theme

I am using the edkolev/promptline.vim theme(just installed it) for customizing the bash prompt. The biggest problem is that whenever I type long comments it replaces the prompt instead of continuing ...
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System crash when try to minimize gtk3 applications

I have just upgraded my system from Ubuntu[unity] 14.04 to Ubuntu[unity] 15.04 (64bit). Everything is working fine except a system crash. I have installed ARC theme and when I try to minimize a gtk3 ...
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How to integrate Qt software like FocusWriter, Telegram, Toggl Desktop or RStudio?

What is required to integrate Qt applications such as FocusWriter, RStudio, Toggl Desktop or Telegram Desktop into the design of Ubuntu? By default, these applications look as follows on Ubuntu ...
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Scientific plotter that works with dark themes

I have to plot and analyze some data, and the programs I know are Scidavis and Qtiplot. The problem is that both do not work on dark themes (white text on white, black text on black), and in the ...
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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 ...