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

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Ubuntu theme went off after the reboot/turn off, how do I put it back?

I'm trying top use the Moka theme in Ubuntu 14.04 x64, but even with Unity twaek tool, nothing changes. The theme is always on Ambiance, and so the icons in the launchbar and the mouse arrow. ...
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Problem installing latest faience theme on ubuntu 14.04

I followed these articles to install the latest version of faience theme on ubuntu 14.04 http://www.webupd8.org/2014/06/popular-faience-gtk-gnome-shell-themes.html ...
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how to change title bar color in gnome flashback compiz Radiance theme in 14.04

I'm using the gnome-flashback session (with compiz) in Ubuntu 14.04, and I mostly like the Radiance theme. However, the title bar only changes subtly between the focused window and the unfocused ...
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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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Use 12.04 Greybird's theme in 14.04

I would like to use the default theme (Greybird) from Xubuntu 12.04 in Xubuntu 14.04, simply because I believe the older version of Greybird is prettier. I attempted to copy the contents of ...
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Ubuntu theme changed

I changed my ubuntu theme a few days ago and it worked perfectly. It is meditaranean or something like that.. a gtk theme. Then i wanted to change my cursor theme , and that worked aswell ( although i ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot change any icon sizes in Kubuntu System Settings…can someone help me please?

I'm a newbie when it comes to Ubuntu and I'm using the latest version of Kubuntu. When I go to System Settings, then Application Appearance, then Icons, then Advanced, all the Size drop-down boxes ...
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Cannot change Window Border of Gnome Classic session

I have found many "solutions" for this problem, including modifying gsettings.py, as well as installing Gnome Tweak Tool or Unity Tweak Tool. I have even attempted using Gnome 3.10. Nothing I have ...
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How to change icons on GNOME favorites bar?

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I switched to GNOME and managed to change the icons! But when I open a program that has its own (new) icon on the favorites bar (if that's its name) I still see the original ...
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Missing Some Icons Cinnamon installed on Ubuntu 12.04.4

I installed Cinnamon 2.0 and it is quite fast. I had to install the Gnome Icons, which took care of most missing ICONS except for a few like Clementine. This is always a problem with certain ...
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Configuration changes resist to apply, and some other mess; need help!

Can't say exactly what might have done this, (I was trying Xephyr and removed some old kernels in my last good session..) but now I can see that some mess has been made. The themes don't apply ...
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Do themes change the layout of the desktop on ubuntu?

Question is same as title. If I download different themes are they just backgrounds and colour combos or do they change the layout and working of the desktop like a launcher on my phone? I have ...
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Installing theme, Problems with icons ubuntu 12.10

I was installing Flattastic theme. Copied the unzip files to /usr/share/themes and selected theme using tweak tool. Ubuntu 12.10 Problem 1: No flattastic related icons are listed in icon-theme. ...
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Theme color conversion

Simple question. I like the Ambiance-dark theme found online, but I heavily dislike orange. I went in the theme files and modified the colour settings to green, but there is one little thing that I ...
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Do I need gnome on my PC with 12.04LTS to install gtk themes?

I was just asking if I need gnome installed on my PC for me to install GTK themes......on UBUNTU 12.04LTS.
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changed something to a system file, please help

I messed arround with the colour values in the file : /usr/share/themes/Radiance/gtk-2.0/gtkrc Can someone post the first line of that file? Or tell me what the original colours are? I would like to ...
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Terminal update package

I recently installed Spotify which installed fine. However, I am now trying to intall a theme. When downloading the package in terminal (sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tiheum/equinox) that downloads fine ...
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How to install apple theme offline on ubuntu?

My friends likes to convert ubuntu theme to apple theme. but due to lack of internet connectivity he can't install apple theme using terminal(through commanding). Is there a way to back up my theme ...
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gear icon missing unity panel in ubuntu 13.04

i lost the gear icon in Unity panel while trying to change icon themes. the icon appears in ubuntu-mono-light and in some added themes. i reinstalled ubuntu desktop and unity but no success. is it an ...
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Numix Theme Removal : Resulting Mixed Themes

I tried installing Numix using the command: sudo apt-get install numix-gtk-theme numix-icon-theme numix-wallpaper-saucy But I didnt like it. So I tried removing it using sudo apt-get remove ...
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How do I apply a GTK+2 theme file?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. How do I install and apply: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Teds+Grey+TRON+Scheme?content=150416
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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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Problem with install Oxygen-Transparent theme on Kubuntu

I would like to install Oxygen-Transparent theme on Kubuntu 12.04. (the KDE version is 4.11.2) To install that : sudo apt-get install build-essential cmake kdelibs5-dev and then : sudo apt-get ...
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Wallpaper not rendered on Ubuntu 13.04

I'm experiencing an issue where there is a black background on Ubuntu startup and whenever I open or close anything it leaves shadows on that black background. I'm using compiz and a custom theme ...
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Themes look all messed up

I am trying to apply themes using the gnome tweak tool. When I apply my theme in "Current Theme" and "Gtk+ Theme" it goes all weird, it almost never looks ANYTHING like the picture. I am trying to ...
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Can't change themes in Cinnamon session after an update - Ubuntu 13.04

I was happily using Cinnamon until today, when Ubuntu suggested I update it. I do admit I didn't read what the update was about, and just let it run. Problem is that now after a reboot, the Cinnamon ...
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Booting Ubuntu 12.04 in Unity the Windows Theme & Icon Theme reversed back to and always locked to Ubuntu default

I did set up last year Faience-Ocre as my Icon Theme and Adwaita Cupertino L Unity as my Windows Theme (the GTK+ thme was unchanged to Adwaita (default)). It has worked perfectly well until 3 days ago ...
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How to remove Gnome theme completely from Ubuntu 13.04

I installed Gnome Desktop theme from Software Center last week. But since I used it and I am having some problem with my keyboard. I tried to remove it from software center but I can still see the ...
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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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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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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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How To install Themes in Lubuntu distro?

How To install Themes in lubuntu distro?? Please guide me to install this Theme Any help would be appreciated.
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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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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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Theme, keyboard, wallpaper and mouse settings are suddenly non-persistent

I booted up my Thinkpad W510 with Ubuntu 12.04 yesterday and was surprised by several things at once: Instead of my wallpaper showing up my screen remained black. Double finger scrolling didn't work ...
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my terminal and the Aperture Science logo

I was wondering if it was at all possible to totally revamp my terminal. I want to put the Portal II Aperture Science logo in my terminal and have it stay there as if it is a mascot (or something). ...
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GIMP 2.8 themes aren't applying after I select them

I want apply themes to GIMP 2.8 In particular I want it to look like Photoshop (now at least) I tried putting in a GTK2 theme in the themes folder under .gimp in my home and placing the gtkrc file ...
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Unable to delete custom colors under Appearance/Background

The "Background" panel in "System Settings/Appearance", allows to select the background color of the desktop, solid or with a gradient. There, the "Pick a color" window allows to choice a color from ...
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Background color of kate's search/replace input fields

I'm using kate on my ubuntu 13.04 unity without any problems. Even the dark mediterranean-themes (http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/?content=156782) look great inside kate. As you may see in the ...
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Oxygen-gtk theme on ubuntu 12.04

I tried to use the oxygen-gtk theme on ubuntu 12.04, but it didn't work properly, only the menus. The windows looked like win95/98 :D I know that the best way to use that is to use Kubuntu, but I ...
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My unity pannel on cairo dock doesnt work

I just upgraded my Ubuntu to 13.04 and installed mac theme from Noobslab and installed Cairo Dock. The problem is when I log in I only find Cairo Gnome and I need Cairo Unity Pannel. Please Respond, ...
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no window borders, can't see Unity, uninstall Mint skin

I have no windows borders. It is probably a compiz fusion issue. But I don't know how to uninstall that. I can't see Unity, it worked in 12.04 but not on 12.10 or 13.04. And I want to uninstall the ...
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How to install Mac buttons and scrollbars on 12.10?

I recently installed the mac theme for Ubuntu 12.10 from Noobslab. The installation went properly and I am now running the Mac theme. But I still don't have the scrollbars and buttons for Mac. This is ...
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KDE app theming using sudo in Unity

When I run Kontact as another user using gksudo, gksu, or kdesudo, the theming is all messed up: When I run Thunderbird as another user, it works fine! I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 using the Unity ...
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Gnome 2 apps do not use system theme (ubuntu mini iso + ubuntu gnome)

I used Ubuntu mini ISO and installed Ubuntu gnome desktop. Gnome 2 applications like Firefox (and also QT apps) do not use the system theme (Adwaita) and looks ugly. 1) Installed Murrine gnome 2 ...