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

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Paper theme on Ubuntu Unity

I can't install the paper theme on Ubuntu Unity. The strange thing is that it seems to work well when using root user but is not working as I would expect in a simple user.
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KDE color scheme is not applying

I installed kubuntu-desktop and color themes are not working. When I change for example from Breeze to Breeze Dark in Color section in the settings nothing except title bar color seems to change. ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 3 Shell custom theme

I have been trying to install this theme for the last couple of hours, but I just don't get it. I just started out with Linux the other day so I am fumbling around in the dark as well. This is the ...
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When I boot Ubuntu, I have to log out and in again for the correct theme to load. How can I stop this?

I am running Ubuntu 15.10. Recently when I log in, the theme is not correct. If I then log out, and in again the correct theme loads. Has anyone else had this, and if so, how can I fix this? Thanks. ...
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Gnome 3 Round bottom corners of windows

Many folks have been asking to remove the top round corners on windows in gnome 3. I want to extend it to the bottom corners as well. Wondering if it is possible? There is a similar question asked ...
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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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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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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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KDE dark themes with specific windows overrides

Is there any ark KDE themes that have a functionality to do what Oxygen can do - "specific windows overrides"? Or is there at least dark Oxygen themes or some way to make default Oxygen darker? I ...
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Installing QtCurve on 15.04 with KDE5

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 with KDE5. Now I really want to install a new theme: The Hex Kde theme. Unfortunately there is no QtCurve option within System Settings. I tried installing QtCurve with this ...
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Ubuntu Splash Screen Background

I am not new to Ubuntu or anything, but I am just wanting to dabble a little deeper into Ubuntu's Inner workings. I was wondering if somebody could tell me how I can set a picture as Ubuntu's Splash ...
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Text color sometimes unreadable in Elegance KDE Desktop theme

I'm using the KDE desktop (but originally installed normal Ubuntu). I like dark colors for my desktop theme. The only dark theme I see installed by default is "Elegance". When I select this theme, the ...
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Ubuntu loads wrong icons theme and fonts

Sometimes ubuntu loads default icon theme instead of Faenza icons and fonts look weird: But when I do setsid unity Icons are fixed and when I do nautilus -q Fonts are fixed Where is ...
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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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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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Change Custom Theme's Desktop Label

I'm attempting to write a custom theme for 12.04 and would like to change the upper left-hand corner label for the desktop from "Ubuntu Desktop" to a simple icon. (See image) ) In looking through ...
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How to get my theme settings back after update?

I did a dist-upgrade yesterday and it appears to have broken my gtk theme (and touch pad scrolling + tap and font preferences!). e.g. firefox prefs dialog: I know it's my settings because if I ...
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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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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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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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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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How to disable Large Cursor after installing Ubuntu with Accessibility Option ON (High-contrast,..)

While installing Ubuntu, I accidentally hit the high contrast option. I could not figure out how to disable it within the install, so I let it complete. I booted up into Ubuntu 13.04 and High ...
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Faience GTK theme breaks tabs

I installed this theme in my Ubuntu 12.04 + Unity and all tabs are definitively wrong: Any idea to make this theme work properly? Thanks.
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Theme with thin borders?

Q1 What themes has a thin top border? Q2 Could I in an easy way change the size of the topborder of the default Ambiance theme Background I'm trying to switch to using (almost) the default Ubuntu ...
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How to fix gtk theme?

I have installed gnome-cupertino-gtk-theme from here http://www.webupd8.org/2012/12/zukitwo-adwaita-cupertino-themes-ported.html on ubuntu 12.10. In nautilus 3.4, the collor of the toolbar is awful, ...
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E: Unable to locate package slave-gtk3

I tried to install SLAVE GTK3 Theme and this is the error msg i am getting. I used the command sudo apt-get install slave-gtk3 for the installation Please someone help in this topic
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Theme isnt changing using Gnome Tweak Tool

In 12.04 I used Unity and was able to change the theme with the gnome-tweak-tool. Since the update to 12.10 I use gnome and try to change the theme however nothing changes except the top bar which I ...
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GTK2.0 Theme problem with button foreground

I have noticed that i can only change the foreground color of a gtk2.0 theme button with the "default" style. I did it like: style "default" { fg[NORMAL] = "#000000" fg[PRELIGHT] ...
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How to change the glassy look in GTK3 theme?

I am wondering how can I change the glass color (transparency) in GTK3? For example, if one hits the hot-spot corner (top-left) and you go to the applications display, there is a layer of glassy ...
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How can I make the text color on my ubuntu theme work with different background colors?

I'm running 14.04 and I figured out how to edit theme colors recently so I changed some colors in the Ambiance gtk-main.css file. I have the nautilus bg color set to dark grey and I want the text to ...
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Flatabulous theme for ubuntu launcher sidebar issue

I've installed Flatabulous theme for ubuntu everything goes fine but launcher sidebar is not aligned please look into attached screenshot I using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, theme changed by Ubuntu-Tweaks
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Where I can find a list of all css classes that composes the terminal?

I've just found on Google a way to write my own css to put some styles on the terminal. At the beginning I was looking to add something to know which tab was active. Now I'm curious about know more ...
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Changing plymouth theme on ubuntu16.04

In Ubuntu 14.04, I was able to change my Plymouth Theme simply by going to /lib/plymouth/themes and copy my theme in there. Then, by simply typing sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth ...
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How to restore Xfce default panel colors?

I would like to restore the default panel colors. I had recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and then Xfce 4.12. Xfce brought a dark task bar, I think. I experimented with the 3 themes from ubuntu ...
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Sound, login, desktop, etc are all broken. Should I reinstall Ubuntu?

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 with unity. It seems I installed something and then turn off pc like always. Today I started ubuntu and the system froze just before the login screen. I did everything I could ...
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Window image stays for forever in the workspace after closing it

The problem I've installed the latest Kubuntu 16.04, installed the latest release of Kubuntu, making a fresh install. Now, whenever a "secondary" window is closed, the image will stay forever. What ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 / 16.04 theme doesn't change

So I've tried to change my Ubuntu 15.10 to a different Theme or icon theme. Both didn't work or only worked partially. Most of the tries it only changed the topbar (sometimes with icon missing ...
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How to stylize terminal's container with “add new tab” and list of tabs items?

I'm talking about this container: What is the CSS id/class/tag for it? I've tried to find it in gnome-terminal source, but I'm unfamiliar with C++.
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Downloaded themes don't show up in Unity Tweak

I have a fresh 16.04 install, and try to customize it a bit. I got a few themes in /usr/share/themes, but they are not listed in Unity Tweak. So I cannot try them. Why is that ? How can I use them ? ...
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How to set the new Suru Dark theme as default theme in Ubuntu Touch?

How to turn an Ubuntu Touch device into the new Suru Dark instead of the default Ambiance theme to have a black and energy saving user interface?
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I cannot find the proper Mac theme for my Ubuntu system. Help?

I've been trying for awhile now to get Macbuntu to work on my machine but it's incompatible and I cannot find any other versions. I tried this : https://sourceforge.net/projects/macbuntu/ And I have ...
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Panel not theming

I'm running ubuntu 15.10 and my panel doesn't change theme anymore. It remains the default theme. In addition to this I my icons will no longer change icon pack, and remain the default. This is quite ...
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Unable to change title bar color

This is the current title bar with no effect from the theme This is the title bar I expect with the sample theme I am unable to change my title bar color and theme. I use Ubuntu tweak, unity ...
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Change the “Selected Items” colour for non-focus fields

In Ubuntu 15.10, how does one change the "Selected Items" color for non-focus fields. Here is an example selected line that is coloured brightly when the field has focus: However, the selected line ...
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vim theme showing up strange in tmux

My vim is configured like so: syntax on colorscheme brogrammer set nu set expandtab set tabstop=4 set autoindent My tmux is configured like so: set -g default-terminal "xterm-256color" ...
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window buttons, notifications have all turned blue

Using xubuntu 14.04. Normally, I use greybird appearance theme (and bluebird for window manager). I tried some others, but after going back to greybird, found that all the window buttons on the ...
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can't resize Nautilus window in gnome-flashback using Ambiance theme

When I use the Ambiance theme on my Ubuntu 15.10 (wily) in gnome-flashback I can resize the nautilus window only on the upper side (the area to resize the window is very thin). If I use an other theme ...
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Xubuntu: Error while installing xfce-theme-manager 15.10

Could somebody please tell me how to install xfce-theme-manager from the Rubuntu16 repository because when I try to install this, it just does not meet all the package dependencies and frankly I've ...
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Possible to use Breeze Dark Theme for KDE Applications in Unity?

Is there a way to have KDE applications use the Breeze Dark theme while running Unity, without any issues? In other words, can you make KDE apps look exactly like they would if the dark theme was ...
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How to change the color of the panel(frames) of Chrome in a custom GTK theme?

so I installed Ubuntu 14.04(with Unity) on Virtual Box and after that I installed Numix theme. After that I tweaked the gtk.css file which is in /usr/share/themes/Numix/gtk-3.0. I managed to change ...