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

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Run a command when the theme is changed

The command I want the system to run when the user changes the current theme is wallch --changetheme How can I accomplish that?
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How to change terminal theme / behavior?

Like Excel / .Net / Java can terminal also be a user friendly ? In current scenario it's single colour window single font and working with merely zero GUI, limited people who are aware about commands ...
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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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Make mate 1.6 look like lucid lynx default theme

I happened to like the way Lucid Lynx looks. This is not a lucid lynx question, I just want the panels on mate 1.6 to look like the ones of Lucid lynx. I went to the properties of the panel, but it ...
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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 ...
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Nitrux Icon's Battery indicator symbol is incorrect - how do I fix this?

I just have installed Ubuntu 12.10 (fresh new installation) and installed an icon theme pack - Nitrux Icons - and everything is fine, except the battery icon in the system tray. Here's the icon with ...
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unable to install cursor theme

I tried to install this cursor theme on the latest version of ubuntu: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Microzoa?content=154458 It downloaded as a 7z file, so I extracted it, and copied all the ...
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Not all the icons have changed after installing a new icon theme in Lubuntu

I have installed an icon theme in Lubuntu. Icons have changed but not every icon. Folder icons are the same but there are many more icons for music folder, video folder etc. Opera has new icon, but ...
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User interfirance, themes, Broken, Unreadable parts

Arther going on a customizing spree my the desktop themes on unity got messed up I had installed Ubuntu tweak and unsettings so I removed them but the default themes and custom ones are still messed ...
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How to make “Chameleonic Ambiance Script” select a lighter hue for dark wallpapers?

I just started using an amazing script that makes the default "Ambiance" theme use that selected color. More details can be found Here I find this really amazing. But with my wallpaper being as ...
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GTK applications aren't themed on Plasma Desktop

I have installed plasma-desktop on my girlfriend's Ubuntu 12.04 box, so now she can log on to a KDE desktop, which she likes. However, GTK applications are not themed. Here's a screenshot she took ...
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File explorer not opening after upgrade to 12.04 and other issues

Recently I upgraded Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 via Update manager. But I face many problems. 1. The File Explorer is not at all opening. 2. All my files that were in Desktop are missing. And couldn't open ...
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Help with ubuntu 11 mis-displays

So, I sea This tutorial, and I exectued this line in my terminal : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lubuntu-desktop/ppa & sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop and my left-side panel changed abit, while ...
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Rounded corners at the bottom of the window?

Is there a tutorial for beginners on how to rounded bottom corners of the window? Like the Mac OS to the example.
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How to uninstall theme in ubuntu 13.04

I am new to ubuntu and if I install the following theme by the commands: $ wget -c www.j-baer.com/wp-content/uploads/AX-Install.tar.gz $ tar -zxvf AX-Install.tar.gz $ sudo sh InstallAX.sh and $ ...