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

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Is it possible to create UI for Ubuntu with HTML & CSS?

I would like to develop a myu own UI for ubuntu.But I wouldn't like complex C-coding to do that! Rather HTML & CSS are getting more powerful and we can even make a desktop class application with ...
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How can I remove the shadow at the top of the unity launcher?

I'm using a theme (based on Ambiance Grey) where the slight shadowing that is present at the very top of the Unity launcher is visually disturbing (see image below), and would like to remove it. I ...
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How to remove header bar after purge Ubuntu-gnome-desktop

I have installed ubuntu-gnome-desktop in Ubuntu 14.04(unity). After couple of days I decided to remove gnome-shell. So I run the following command. sudo apt-get remove --purge ubuntu-gnome-desktop ...
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Can't install icon theme KDE plasma 5

I have been trying to install a icon theme. The problem is when selecting the achieve or the index I get The file is not a valid icon theme archive. both of these 1 and 2 should work but they do not ...
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What is the default GTK 3 Theme Engine in Ubuntu Unity?

I was trying to install ubuntu-desktop package in Ubuntu-Gnome(gnome shell). Using unity-tweak I set theme as Ambiance. But only gtk2 applications are looking good. All gtk3 application has ugly ...
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Terminology themes missing

Hi after upgrading terminology it appears the settings were reworked. There is no longer a theme option. There is however a toolkit option with a theme tab but no themes. Where have all the theems ...
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Themes & Icons not loading after logging in quickly

So this is a funny one, I guess. What am I running? Ubuntu 15.04 / Kernel 3.19 On what am I running? ASUS Zenbook ux303ln As the title says, the theme and icon style, specified in the unity tweak ...
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Ubuntu mate themes not working

I am new to all of this, Linux included, so please forgive me if this question has already been posted before. If it was, I have not been able to find it. Basically I need help with installing new ...
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Gnome, can't change window border or theme

I just now changed from unity to gnome. I got it from the ubuntu app store, and I decided to remove unity to avoid conflicts. I thought it was going well until I noticed that the side bar when you ...
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Any nice, animated mouse cursor themes?

Title says it all really, looking for some cursor themes with animation, any recommendations ? 14.04.2 with Unity
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Adapt the look of Unity launcher/dash to theme

When I open the launcher, the theme changes. Everyone must have noticed this, but I can't find anyone pointing it out - and it really bothers me. Here's a a cropped screenshot of my desktop: http://i....
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Audio indicator menu buttons are not visible using Libra theme

I have applied Libra theme to my Ubuntu 14.4 and it looks very neat but it has an annoying bug : Audio indicator menu buttons are not visible so it's hard to use audio players control buttons from ...
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How to install themes in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

how can I install other themes in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I've tried some methods but none of them work. 1) first, I tried to put my new themes in ~/.themes folder, but that folder doesn't exist... 2)...
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Ubuntu themes won't install

I've try to install different themes from http://www.ubuntuthemes.org/ and after I downloaded, I've put it on my themes folder in /usr/share/themes but don't work, before that I've try to put in ~/....
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LXDE: Macbuntu/Unity tweak tool error

I am attempting to install the Macbuntu theme on my chromebook. Ubuntu 14.04, LXDE environment through Crouton. However, when I try to follow This guide, I get stuck on step three with the unity ...
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Is there a Kubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 2000?

Is there a Kubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 2000? I am aware of Is there an Ubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 7?, but I prefer the Microsoft Windows 2000 ...
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I am trying to enable Transparent window borders in Ubuntu 15.04

I am trying to enable Transparent window borders in Ubuntu 15.04. Is there a way to get this done? or are they any other transparent themes that can be installed in Ubuntu 15.04
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GTK3 checkbox background

I got a GTK theme (Paper), but the checkboxes and radio buttons don't look like they are supposed to - there's just no background. The theme uses background-color and background-image, but those ...
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Some windows looks weird (no theme applied?)

I use Xubuntu (xfce) with Numix theme. Everything works fine except some windows like VLC or Clementine. Top windows are displayed right, bottom windows not. How so? Do you know what might be the ...
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How to change Ubuntu title bar text [closed]

I would like some help. I need to change the "Ubuntu Desktop" text in the top panel in Ubuntu 14.01 bar to say "Titan OS". How would I achieve that? I am using the Flatty theme, and would like to keep ...
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Unity themes won't apply unless I logout and login after boot

I'm using Unity Tweak to apply the Libra theme with Numix icon theme. But every time I boot up the Ubuntu I have to logout and login again for the themes to be applied. I wonder what could be the ...
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Mixed mouse themes

I have a problem with my mouse cursor theme style. Sometimes, it shows the theme I downloaded, sometimes the default Ubuntu theme (depending on which window I´m on). I already tried: Installed ...
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Is it possible to use this theme in Ubuntu 15.04?

Would it be possible to use that desktop envioment in Ubuntu 15.04?
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How to fix Numix theme on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using the Numix-bluish-3.16 theme on Ubuntu 14.04. However, the visual experience is not very consistent. Some examples: Is it an incompatibility issue with my GTK version?
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How to uninstall Paper icon theme in ubuntu?

I installed the paper icon theme from the .zip file downloaded from Paper-Icon-Theme How can I uninstall it now?
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How to make ambiance title bar corners squared?

Is there a way to make the corners squared in ambiance or another theme for ubuntu 14.04? I prefer the look and feel of squared corners.
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What is this Ubuntu theme?

I was wondering if one of you knew what theme this is? I really want it and I was wondering if this could help me out. Here's the youtube video, I'm curious of what theme he has: https://www....
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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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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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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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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 ...