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

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Grub2 Theme Stops Win8 menuentry from working. Why?

Windows 8 menuentry works before I set a theme but not after. Why does this happen and how can I fix it? Note: Please let me know if I should provide any other information. Worked prior to ...
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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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Can the 13.10 themes and icons be installed on 12.04

I like the themes and icons that are in the process of being developed for ubuntu 13.10. Is there a way to install these in ubuntu 12.04, which is my preferred environment? Thanks,
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Is it possible to make the indicator menu background color a different color than the rest of the menus?

I'm using the Numix theme and have been trying to change it so that menus (right click and drop down menus) are a light color (#f6f6f6). Doing that was easy enough but it also changes the indicator ...
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Deleted the folder /usr/share/icons/ and now all icons are 'white' for anything, how to change it to “gray”?

I deleted my folder /usr/share/icons/ and now every icon is a white icon no matter what it is. I kind of like it this way, but I want to modify this white icon so it's gray. Can this be done, and ...
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Change theme gnome shell 3

Every time I want to change my shell theme, nothing happens. I enabled user themes extension, and downloaded two themes. When I try either one, nothing happens, not even after a restart. Anyone know ...
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How to access unity theme details programmatically?

What is the best approach to find about the details of theme which is currently in use in Unity DE? example : icons, colors ... I don't know much about the Unity configurations and I assume that there ...
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Is there anyway to change themes using a program?

This also means that the program can install themes by itself, because the main reason I don't want to change from the default theme is that I have to install the theme myself after downloading it ...
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GTK scrollbar with transparent or no trough

Is it possible in GTK-2 or/and GTK-3 to remove the scrollbar trough or make it invisible? I know there are scripts to remove the scrollbar steppers, like: GtkScrollbar::has-forward-stepper = 0 Now ...
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White text on white background

Here is an example: This does not happen in all windows, only in some (it also happens in Ubuntu Tweak, and for the text in the tabs of Terminal). I installed the MediterraneanNight theme when ...
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How can I back up a grub theme?

A friend set up a really good grub configuation for my brother's laptop that has a backgound image. (It also autoselects the last option he chose during each boot) There should be some way that I can ...
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BURG not working after Kernel Update

I recently upgraded my Kernel on Ubuntu 13.04 from 3.8 to 3.9-RC8. Now I am facing an issue (a major issue from my aspect). After installing 3.9 kernel, I removed BURG so that I could see the ...
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Can I get Matlab use GTK theme?

I readed that java applications can change his theme whit the option "Look-and-Feel". I use Ubuntu 13.04 and Matlab 7.8, and I want to know if there is a way for Matlab take the GTK theme of Ubuntu. ...
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Can't use personas in LibreOffice 4.1.0.4 on Xubuntu 12.04 64-bit

I go to Tools -> Options -> Personalization. I check 'Own Theme' then click on 'Select Theme'. I found the theme I wanted, copied and pasted the URL in the "Select Theme' window. When I click 'OK' ...
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GTK+ Themes not showing up

I downloaded some themes from gnome-look.org and I extracted and put them in /usr/share/themes folder and when I opened gnome-tweak-tool windows theme was working but GTK+ themes section was showing ...
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Change tooltip color in Redmond GTK theme

Is there a way to change the tooltip background color by editing the gtkrc file of the Redmond theme? I want to change it to yellow (it's gray right now).
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Remove fat margins from Redmond theme buttons

Is there any way to remove the fat margins from the Redmond theme buttons by editing the gtkrc file? Right now they look something like that: You can see the buttons have a much bigger size than ...
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change background color in zsh when I change theme

I installed the zsh package. So, now when I type zsh in terminal it switches from back to zsh. Also, I downloaded the oh-my-zsh framework to customize zsh. When I change theme name in .zshrc file to ...
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Can't change desktop icon thumbnail size in Ubuntu 13.04

I'm not able to change desktop icon thumbnail size in Ubuntu 13.04. I've tried changing preference from inside Nautilus. I've also used gnome-tweak tool I've even tried gconf-editor. The changes get ...
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Is Ubuntu Mobile easily customizable?

I want to know if Ubuntu Mobile can be modified such as with different icons, menus bars and tweaks that change the way it might came from the factory and make it more "mine", like this Cinnamon Elune ...
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Uncomplicated theme and Unity?

wanted to ask if anyone has tried the Uncomplicated 1.04 theme from gnome-look.org And if you do, how did you get it working with Ubuntu 13.04 and Unity? The issue is the power button (red circle) ...
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How do I change the window color on Cinnamon?

I believe I've edited my theme files correctly. Here's my GTK-main file with the changes highlighted and my gtkrc file with changes highlighted. What do I need to do to get the Cinnamon window borders ...
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How do I change the volume control icon?

I recently switched to gnome 3 (love it!), but the default icon theme was a little dreary and gray, so I switched that back to ubuntu-mono-dark. But now whenever I change my volume, I get this ugly ...
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Global menu bar - where are *these* icons coming from?

I've got Ubuntu 12.04 here with the "Adwaita" theme enabled in System settings. Now, when I hover the mouse over the "global menu bar" portion of the screen (upper left corner), for maximized windows ...
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Where can I find old Ubuntu boot splashes?

I've been trying to make a Plymouth theme on Ubuntu 13.04 and things aren't going so well. I was trying to create a theme that consists of a throbber going back and forth. I remember an Ubuntu splash ...
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Where are theme pictures found

This is simple, I want to download new pictures/themes for my desktop, but I don't know where to save them once they are downloaded, so that when I right-click on the desktop, those pictures show up. ...
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Theme, icons etc. problems

I'm very new to linux only had ubuntu 12.04 a couple of days. Now I pimped a bit with compiz but I would really like my windows, icons and such to be diffrent aswell. I read themes are the way for ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - Driver/Header/Icon problems resulting in weird Theme loss?

So, after trying to setup Bumblebee, I did mess up a lot of my Ubuntu installations, including installing and taking down Nvidia drivers - resolving mirrored and flipped text issues, and well - I ...
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Problem installing some icon themes

Downloaded a few icon themes. Some of the themes instructed me to move the icon folder to the /.icons directory. After that the instructions state to cd to the /.icons/iconthemefolder. I'm issue the ...
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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 ...
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Having a few problems with making a Plymouth theme, could somebody help?

I've been tinkering with a Plymouth theme. I currently have an image that I wish to have rotating on the center of the screen. My first problem is that I couldn't get the image to rotate; it simply ...
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Remove borders from image on desktop

Ubuntu hardy, yes I know it's old hat but I am trying to remove borders around image files placed on the desktop
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installing Themes - Lubuntu?

How To install Themes in lubuntu distro?? Please guide me to install this Theme Any help would be appreciated.
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System Settings doesn't show themes

I was trying to check some themes when I saw /usr/share/themes and found many theme folders like Crux,Raleigh,Redmond(there was even a folder named Emacs!). I copied these theme folders Created a ...
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Darcula dark theme for Eclipse [closed]

I wonder if there is a way to use Android Studio Darcula theme in Eclipse? I am trying to make Eclipse look a little bit like AS. So far I have made changes to the editor window and I have no idea how ...
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Black background in wx with Unity

On Ubuntu 12.04, I get black background for wx instances of ipython (namely, running a Mayavi script as in the attached figure). My global theme is Ambiance, but even if I change it, the wx background ...
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GTK2 applications are not themed correctly

On my Ubuntu 13.04 machine suddenly all GTK2 applications (like Firefox, LibreOffice etc.) are not themed anymore (I am using Ubuntu's Standard theme). Instead, they are shown with this ugly old ...
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Help wanted with customising the markdown panel in gedit

I have gedit 3.6.2 (Lubuntu 13.04) and I've installed a plugin from gedit-markdown: support for Markdown language in gedit that allows me to preview markdown text in a bottom or side panel within ...
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Notification theme broken

I have an almost fresh Ubuntu 13.04 installation. The only thing I did was adding a PPA for the i3 window manager, and of course installed i3. However, I don't know if the problem I have relates to ...
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Setting up Conky on Ubuntu

I am surprised after seeing the features in the picture shown. After searching a little bit, I came to know that it is a conky theme. But now I also am not clear about it, and I don't know how to ...
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how to install xubuntu 13.04 theme to Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

i would like to know how to install default xubuntu theme along with xubuntu default icon to Ubuntu 13.04.
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Nautilus / Files does not use icon theme

I just installed a new icon theme on my laptop (ubuntu 13.04). Unfortunately, nautilus/files (version 3.6.3) keeps showing the wrong folder icons (from the Humanity-Theme). As far as I can tell, every ...
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How to change Java Virtual Machine's GUI theme?

When I run a Java app on Ubuntu, the menus, checkboxes, sliders look too different from the standard Ubuntu interface. How to use the system Ubuntu theme instead? There isn't this problem on Mac OS X. ...
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software gui themes are lost

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 at the moment and couple of days ago all of my software started to use ugly theme. Ubuntu menus are ok and still using ambiance theme but software guis are changed. I tried to ...
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I have done everything to install theme but I can't

Can someone please help me with installing themes? I did show hidden files but there wasn't a .themes or .theme file so I created them both and it didn't work . what can I do ?
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How much is Ubuntu 13.04 related to/depends on Gnome?

I noticed that Ubuntu Unity (13.04) uses a lot of gnome related packages, even with no added stuff to its configuration. In a first install of Unity, I messed up with my configuration because I tried ...
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Can anyone tell me if there is a way to use lubuntu with a linux mint flavour/theme?

I have tried before to use ubuntu with linux mint theme/icons...it worked pretty well. Is there a way to use linux mint themes/icons with lubuntu and enjoy its stability and speed?
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How do I customize unity on Ubuntu 13.04?

I have been searching some themes for unity on ubuntu 13.04, the simplest way to install themes that I use is copying the theme into /usr/share/themes, this worked but just for a few themes, but not ...
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Applying Terminal color schemes to Terminator

I've been using terminator off late instead of the default Gnome Terminal I know of this method to apply current terminal color schemes on an other PC's terminal. On the system with the colors and ...
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Unable to read text when using a dark theme

Anytime I install a dark theme I am unable to read the text in the software center as well as many other applications because the text is white and the software center background is also white. Does ...