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

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Cinnamon Annoying Volume Notification Popup - osd

I'm using Cinnamon, version 2.2.16 Everytime I change the volume or brightness this annoying popup appears. It blocks the middle of the screen, it's not just like ubuntu's notify-osd which appears on ...
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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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Changes to launcher are instantly changing back (Ubuntu 14.04)

I edited ~/.profile by adding the line umask 775 and also changed a color code in usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0/gtk-main.css After reboot, the launcher and wallpaper lost all changes I made to ...
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How can I make ubuntu completely black and white?

I installed Ubuntu Tweak for the black and white theme. But that theme only made icons black and white. I want complete black and white feel for Ubuntu, how can I get it? Complete means when I play ...
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Install Themes and Icons from Elementary OS without pantheon

I know How to install the Pantheon desktop environment?, but I'd rather not install the whole desktop environment but only the theme and iconset. I can install Cairo dock That looks alike Plank (the ...
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No icon themes displayed. Ubuntu 14.04

I deleted duplicate themes in the home/.themes folder and now no applications icons are displayed. I can apply themes and all themes are listed however either no icons or default blank icons are ...
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Apps running with wine looking ugly

I've installed notepad++ with wine. If I run this application it looks like Win95. So now twenty years have past and I would appreciate a look that is a tiny bit more state of the art. I found this ...
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Calibre is not using GTK+ theme

I installed calibre from their site, not the packaged version, because it lags behind. It's working fine, but is using a different theme (plastic I guess) instead of my current theme (numix). Is there ...
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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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What's the proper way to install a new theme on 15.04?

I've just installed the Greybird theme from Ubuntu Software Centre. But it is not available for selection in the Appearance settings. Only the standard themes (Ambiance, Radiance, and High Contrast) ...
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How to change ubuntu-touch theme unity to gnome-shell?

I want to change theme default unity to gnome-shell in ubuntu-touch simulator. How to change theme ?
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Install a .terminal file to change Terminal color scheme - Ubuntu Gnome

I found the One Dark Terminal color scheme and I'm in love with it, but it only provides a .terminal file. I know that.terminal files are what OSX uses to theme its Terminal, but so far I've been ...
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Screen colours shifted

I have an Eee with Ubuntu 14.04 installed, and recently I noticed a shifted in the screen colours: the whites are still white and the black are still black, but now light colours are in shades of ...
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Set dark theme for menubar etc (NOT editor) code::blocks

I installed codeblocks-contrib that gave me more controls such as keyboard shortcut settings. However I still could not figure out how to apply dark theme all areas including menu bar and left pane ...
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How to change theme in ubuntu-emulator?

I created device using ubuntu-emulator in Ubuntu 14.04, and I want to change theme of device. How to change default theme ?
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how to change theme in mate ubuntu?

i tried using Ubuntu tweak but it doesn't work in Ubuntu mate and i even tried gnome tweak tool even that doesn't work for me . is there a way to change the theme in mate . i store my themes in a ...
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Which Linux Cursor Theme is this?

I've spent more time than I'd like to admit, trying to find what cursor theme this is. A couple of days back, was editing index.theme inside /usr/share/icons by following a guide online. Suddenly, ...
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KDEish theme in Ubuntu

I installed KDE alongside Ubuntu, but now I want to remove all traces. As seen here, http://i.imgur.com/TwOLhF1.png my winows have different icons and a differnet theme. Can anybody help me out? I ...
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Cannot install Gnome 3 shell theme

I have a theme installed, and I can configure everything using the Gnome Tweak Tool, except for the shell theme. It has an error disabling the option to do this: I also think that this problem is ...
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Conky won't show weather information

I am using the Harmattan theme. this is how it looks: (On Xubuntu 14.04 LTS release with XFCE 4.12) For some reason the weather info won't show up. ashesh-pc1@A1315IN:~$ Conky: desktop window ...
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Ubuntu 14.04lts reverting back to old desktop appearance and theme

Recently after ubuntu froze up and i had to force reset it with alt prtscr or it just froze and reset in general im not sure the desktop is appearing differently with old windows 95 looking windows ...
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Ubuntu Titlebar theme switched per application

So i was gone for two days come back and fire up my rig with ubuntu 14.04 on it. All of the sudden some applications are using a modified toolbar/titlebar as opposed to the one I want, the traditional ...
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Dark interface at applications after installing gnome-desktop

I wanted to give the gnome desktop a try, so I installed it (gnome-desktop package). After rebooting I could select the Gnome DE just fine. I wanted then to go back to using Unity, so I selected ...
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Plymouth script with LUKS Encryption

ive been hacking round with Plymouth themes on my Ubuntu 12.04 install and have noticed some strange behavior that I can't seem to explain (or solve) Note. I have two drives - both are encrypted with ...
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How to change color of desktop “Selection Box” ? “Not Duplicate”

First Picture. The Desktop "Selection Box" As You see in this picture, the color is brown same as my notification bubble, whereas the "selected" item color is the same with my theme. But ...
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How to find icon names (to add to theme)

I'm creating an icon theme, but I'm running into trouble adding new icons. I'm starting by building off of an existing theme, so if there's an icon already there I just replace the one with the right ...
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Numix-Circle Theme: Word Online does not get recognized

Some of my applications, f.e. Qpdfview, JabRef, Word- Excel- and PowerPoint-Online don't get correctly recognized, so the default icons get used, and not the Numix-Circle Icons. I manually changed ...
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How to install a GTK theme on Ubuntu 15.04?

With previous versions of Ubuntu, to install a new theme it would suffice to copy it to the ~/.themes folder. If I do the same on Ubuntu 15.04 the theme never shows up the Unity Tweak Tool or the ...
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Get rid of white highlight in Dolphin with mouse over

Hello I'm trying to get rid of the white highlight in Dolphin that happens when you go over something with your mouse. I tried editing sudo gedit /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-2.0/gtkrc, but can't ...
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ubuntu 14.04 how to set all user with same themes?

This maybe a duplicated question, but I have search around and couldn't find my answer, or maybe I don't know the "terms" of this workaround, which is: If I have more than 1 user in my system, and I ...
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Gnome-terminal in Ubuntu Unity shrinks to minimum size

When I open a terminal in Ubuntu 15.04, it shrinks to 1 character by 1 character. I can use the corner resizer to make the window bigger, but it immediately shrinks to 1x1. There are a few x,y ...
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How can I fix this black box?

After upgradinng to 15.04 today, something is wrong with the Adwaita theme and I have boxes like this one all over the place: Oddly, in the screenshot, it's a big white box, but on my system it ...
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How to change a theme permanently?

I've changed the theme of my Ubuntu via Gnome Tweak Tool. Sometimes it work sometimes not. But if I successfully change my theme sometimes after a restart it changes to the standard theme. I have ...
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How to permanantly change the color scheme of the terminal?

I have just installed solarized color scheme for ubuntu gnome terminal. I have followed this tutorial. eval dircolors ~/.dircolor - this command s causing problems. When I use this command, it ...
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How to tweak Ubuntu Software Center

Is it possible to change some styles inside of the Ubuntu Software Center application? For example, how can I change the rounded corners radius? Or how can I change the background color?
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Ubuntu 14.04 theme (?) changed after restart

I restarted my PC and after the restart the theme (?) had changed. Windows (like Firefox and Chromium) and menus (like the right-click menu) were different like that: I don't know why it happened ...
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Trouble with the space in pop up menu of Gnome 3.14 shell theme [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 and have trouble with Gnome shell theme. I want to fix it myself but it's still a mess. I think it's about ".popup-separator-menu-item" in Gnome Panel Pop-up menu, I can't ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Change Xfce Login and Lockscreen Button Color

I have Xubuntu 14.04, and I would like to change the login and lock screen button color from blue to green without changing the theme. However, I can't seem to find the proper configuration file to do ...
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How do i install zukitwo?

I found the theme here: http://lassekongo83.deviantart.com/art/Zukitwo-203936861 I went in here: https://github.com/lassekongo83/zuki-themes Downloaded everything and I also did: sudo apt-get ...
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Looking for a small fix to Ambiance themed Nautilus window!

As you should see in the snapshot, at the edges of the Nautilus window (Ambiance and Radiance themes in Ubuntu 14.04.2) on the ends of the seam between the title bar and the one below it (don't know ...
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Ubuntu Phone BQ Aquaris: Color change?

Is there a way to change the color theme of the phone? I did find an background option, but this only replaces the unlock screen on my phone. I must admit I am a sworn enemy of white, and the Ubuntu ...
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Numix circle icon for emacs/dash not working

I just installed and started using numix circle icons on Ubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately, the icons for dash search and Emacs haven't changed, either in the dash or on the launcher, even though all the ...
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Panel icons background

I finally got Xubuntu themes working thanks to Xfce Theme Manager, only problem I have right now is shadow behind panel icons, I would love it to match the panel colour, please help! Thanks Here ...
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How can I easily make a theme from scratch on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

still in my infancy at understanding Ubuntu! My main reason for wanting to get it is for the ability to tweak and create my own platform. Can someone tell me how best to start doing this? I see forums ...
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Customize login screen

How can I customize my Ubuntu login screen like the one below? As I've already googled most solutions only change the background picture of the login screen not its structure and behaviour. My ...
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Xfce themes customization

Is there a easy way to customize XFCE themes? What I want is to change colours or use part of one theme in another(eg. scroll bar). I tried to find some tutorials but everything seemed so ...
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Dark xfce themes makes elements black in firefox - userContent.css is not enough

I'm using dark theme for XFCE and along with the DE the default css of firefox has changed. I tried to fix it by creating file ~/.mozilla/firefox/chrome/userContent.css and pasting in some css - it ...
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How to make an animated plymouth theme and apply it?

I know how to customize the default plymouth theme and also I know how to install other custom theme I could download from gnome-art and some websites. But I don't know how to make my own theme which ...
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What are the names of the icons that LightDM uses?

I'm currently trying (and failing) to make a system icon theme for the Ubuntu LightDM login screen. I really hate the default ubuntu-mono-dark icons, and would like to use my own set of icons. After ...
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Gnomish themes won't install

I am new to Ubuntu, as well as using the terminal to do pretty much anything.I downloaded the Ubuntu 14.04. I added the repository for the gnome themes, and updated.But when I go to install any of the ...