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

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gnome config customisations do not persist after 12.04 to 13.10 upgrade

I recently upgraded from 12.04LTS to 13.10. I'm using the gnome/metacity combination as a desktop rather than unity, and the actual upgrade seemed to go okay - except for some driver issues. ...
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Strange theme after download

I downloaded CairoDock yesterday and since I rebooted my system it shows me this weird theme, with orange windows and little white borders around programs, also my icons are messed up, the top right ...
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How to reset (GTK?) color scheme?

Ubintu 12.04, Xfce 4.8, openbox-3.5.0-2ubuntu2. I noticed that some applications have toolbars with a solid black background. I tried to reset it using "Settings Editor" but didn't find necessary ...
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Making window borders transparent

So I downloaded Unity tweak tool on my 13.10 Ubuntu and found a nice bar which was able to make my top bar transparent and I have got to say.. I love the looks of it! Now I was just wondering if it ...
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Radiance theme customization in Ubuntu: edit Window decorator and all!

As you can see in the snapshot below I've made quite a few changes in the Radiance theme, from dusty brown to silver, Alice Blue tool-tip background, among other changes (by editing some files in ...
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Emerald missing close, maximize and minimize buttons when restoring window from maximized state

Emerald is working fine. But when I restore a window which was maximized; the close, maximize and minimize buttons are invisible. The buttons are there and working like if i move the cursor where the ...
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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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Where can i configure themes?! and how?! [duplicate]

I am using Adwaita theme and I love it but I just wanted to do some changes in some colors highlights and graphics. yes I can install compizconfig and other software, but I want to understand a little ...
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Theme folder - cannot access permissions

I am very new to Ubuntu and couldn't find a straight forward answer or solution to this: I'm running Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 and I have installed Tweak Tool. Running fine. I've downloaded the ...
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Gnome overlay scrollbar in Firefox

I've been looking for a way to get Gnome's overlay scrollbar working in Firefox. By its appearance, it seems like Firefox is using the standard non-overlay GTK scrollbar, but I haven't found a way to ...
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Some icons/symbols in TeXstudio are missing

Just installed TeXstudio on Xubuntu 13.10 (the theme is Numix) and there are lots of icons/symbols missing. Is it rather related to TeXstudio or because of the the theme? If the latter, what do I ...
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Installing Shell themes via command line

I can't figure out how to install a new gnome-shell theme in a bash script. I'm unzipping the .zip to ~/.local/share/themes and gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.user-theme name 'theme' but ...
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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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How to get Ubuntu's “normal” style/theme on Lubuntu desktop?

I installed Lubuntu on top of my Ubuntu install via apt-get install lubuntu-desktop. I can now launch LXDE sessions regularly, but the look of the applications follows the GTK standard theme. How can ...
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Fonts skewed on top bar when using Radiance

The fonts are weird to look at and are surrounded by fuzziness (it's hard to see on these pictures): When using the Ambiance theme this does not occur: I've tried messing with hinting options in ...
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Tron theme for gnome-session-fallback

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and I installed gnome-session-fallback (classic gnome). I really want the tron theme, but there is a certain theme that I have to download for my desktop environment. Can you guys ...
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Chrome UI styles are not working under Ubuntu! GTK Theme is not working!

Chrome Version : 31.0.1650.63 (Official Build 238485) Extensions : Google docs, Lastpass Im on a brand new system, just installed Ubuntu. When I open chrome, normally the search box, alert windows ...
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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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How do I apply a cursor theme in Ubuntu 13.10

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and I found a cursor theme that I really like however, when I use the GNOME tweak tool to apply it it doesn’t change but when I open a program like Firefox its there but not ...
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Consistency of GTK2 menus with GTK3

As mentioned in an OMG! Ubuntu! post, menus and toolbars of GTK3 apps are fixed in Ubuntu themes. But there’s still an inconsistency in Ubuntu theming between GTK2 and GTK3 menus where GTK2 apps don’t ...
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Ambiance Theme was deleted /missing from Ubuntu 13.10. How to re-intall default theme?

I must have done something wrong. I un-installed Nginx and PHP-FPM using apt-get purge. When I did a reboot, the theme changed from Ambiance to High Contrast. Also the Audacious player is also gone. ...
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Dashed borders of my window manager (XFce) - Solution [duplicate]

I ran into the same problem as posted here Dashed borders of my window manager (XFce) I now found a solution but am not able to aswer due to my newbie state. I found out that the problem only exists ...
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What the original license ubuntu theme

Hei All, I have search on google about the original license of Ubuntu theme but didn't found it for the example "Ambiance", yes you can got it on internet, but has modified an people release under ...
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Folder disappears after renaming it to ''.*Name'' [closed]

I just tried to install a theme for conky but when i follow the instructions and rename the folder ''conky'' to''.conky'' it simply disappears. Even if i turned on show hidden folders. Where is the ...
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Would like to get rid of new bar along the bottom of screen that shows active apps and workspaces

I just installed ubuntu 13.04 Gnome Desktop, then upgraded to 13.10 and added a shell extension to use custom themes. I played around with installing themes, and now I have a bar across the top of the ...
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Dialogue Windows Look Wrong After Upgrade

I recently upgraded to 13.10, and I'm noticing that nearly all of the dialog windows look like they're from 1999. The trim looks right, but the buttons and everything else just look wrong. Help me ...
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Is there any 'Ubuntu 10.04 desktop' theme available to make it look like Windows 7 or Windows8? [duplicate]

I want to know is there any theme available make it 'Ubuntu 10.04 desktop' look like Windows 7 or Windows8 ?
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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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Mac OS X Terminal clone for Ubuntu

I would like to set the Max OS X Terminal theme for Ubuntu Terminal. I really like the fonts and the colors. This is how the Mac Terminal does look: Image source There are few things that I ...
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Window topbar title positioning

I installed Numix GTK theme and everything is fine, but one thing that catches my eye: Title is not centered, because of close/minimize buttons, I guess. How can I adjust it? I didn't find any similar ...
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After deleting some apps I can't pass the login screen

I have applied Mac OS X theme to my Ubuntu 13.10, and then got bored adn tried to revert it. Instead of trying to change themes first from the Unity Tweak tools, I tried to uninstall everything I ...
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Ubuntu-GNOME 13.10 title bar stuck [duplicate]

I installed compiz and ccsm to try and change something, but that didn't work. The minute I installed compiz, my title bars went orange, and no changing of themes will help them. Example: I've ...
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Change theme with old gnome look

I really like the old gnome theme (photo), and I was wondering if there's a posibility to install it on ubuntu 12.04? If so, tell me how please. Thanks!
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Terminal command to know which gtk theme is in use

Is there a terminal command to find out which gtk theme is being used and whether the theme is in ~/.themes or in /usr/share/themes? On running gsettings get org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme, I ...
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Moka icon theme doesn't apply correctly Ubuntu 13.10 64bit

I am a fan of Moka icon theme http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/08/moka Recently I had to reinstall Ubuntu, and what was a surprise for me when I found out that my favourite theme doesn't work anymore. ...
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Making title bars transparent in Unity isn't working

I've found this way to make title bars in Unity transparent: Open dconf-editor Navigate to org.compiz.gwd Modify metacity-theme-active-opacity and metacity-theme-inactive-opacity However, ths ...
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Gnome Shell Title Bar won't change

I've Gnome Shell 3.8.4 on Ubuntu 13.10 and gnome-tweak-tool but I can't change the title bar (I think that it's metacity-1 that does it) with any theme. I can change icons, everything else on the ...
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How to change my notification tooltip theme?

After installing LXDE to my Ubuntu 13.10 system, the notifications tooltip theme changed and it remains after uninstalling LXDE. Also before that, pressing Fn + Arrow Keys in my laptop I could ...
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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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The top panel bar in unity will not change the icon theme

I had to reinstall unity and now for some reason the icon theme is stuck for only the icons in the top menu bar panel. Is there a cache that might have got corrupt? Maybe there is a place to manually ...
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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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Display date/time in Ubuntu lock screen (cinnamon-like)

I was using Ubuntu 13.04 till a few days ago. I had installed Nemo and I guess cinnamon got installed too (I was still using Unity nonetheless). One of the good things about that was the lock screen ...
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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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Unity theme corrupted

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. I have got a bug with my Ubuntu ambiance theme as seen on the picture. It caused many menus,buttons with gray color squares. How can I restore it.
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Updates broke my themes/shell [Ubuntu 12.04 running Gnome 3 ] [closed]

Update 09 Nov 2013: This problem was sorted out by updates that came later. I am running gnome-session 3.4.2.1. After the latest updates (listed below) my theme regressed to what looks like tango - ...
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Why are my scroll bars so wacky looking?

I'm not sure what I did, but my scroll bars look like hell. In this picture, you can see them adjacent to the suggested questions and at the windows edge. What is that about? This behavior is ...
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Style windows like Aura window manager from Chromium OS

How can I style my desktop windows to be like Aura window manager on my Ubuntu machine without installing Chromium OS or alternative? Is there any already built theme for Ubuntu? Note that I only ...