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

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looking for dark, high contrast theme

I am looking for a dark, contrast theme. Most dark, high-contrast themes I have tried do not give sufficient contrast to many edges, such as the edges of buttons, tabs, windows and other borders. ...
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Consistency of GTK2 toolbars with GTK3

One of the reasons why I don't like Ubuntu's default theme Ambiance is the unacceptable inconsistency between GTK2 and GTK3 toolbars as seen in LibreOffice and Chromium/Chrome web browser. This is ...
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In XUbuntu there are black unreadable tabs in GTK applications such as gEdit

I'm using XFCE in Ubuntu 14.04. When I open gEdit, the tabs at the top are unreadable: Having done some research, it appears that this is because gEdit is a GTK 2.0 application and this problem ...
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interface changed after restart on Xubuntu

Something happened a few times after using Xubuntu since 1 month ago. A few times after i restarted my laptop the interface was totally changed. The icons from the panel were different and almost ...
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Unable to view theme folders when moving them to usr/share/themes

I've been transferring theme folders I've downloaded via the terminal to usr/share/themes. Some have transferred just fine, others appear to be locked after they finish transferring. The ones that are ...
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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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How to create a theme with a picture panel svg or png for GNOME Flashback (Compiz), Unity, Gnome Classic?

How to create a theme with a picture panel svg or png for GNOME Flashback (Compiz) and GNOME Flashback (Metacity) and Unity in Ubuntu 14.04. How to create a theme with a picture panel (svg or png) ...
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I'd like to edit the window style for gVim is that possible?

I'd like to change the way gnome styles the window for gVim specifically (maybe firefox in the future) I want to remove the thin white/off white border, and possible recolor the title bar area to ...
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How to install theme packs and icon packs on 14.04

How do I install the "moka" icon pack on Ubuntu 14.04 and a theme pack ?
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How to use a theme.

When I downloaded a theme, .tar.gz or .gz or some kind of format like that. When I opened it, it was just a folder full of files. How do I make it a theme or something?
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LightDM Customisation KDE or Unity Greeter in Xubuntu 14.04

my favorite Distro is Xubuntu, only the GTK greeter let my eyes bleeding (i know, its lightweight and simple). So i check these hints: ...
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AWN Themes and applets

I would like to install more applets and themes to AWN, since it's so hard to configure/personalize. Does anybody know where I could find this resources?
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Where are the colors for the system theme (or just the gnome-terminal) specified in Ubuntu 14.04?

I really like the default color scheme for gnome-terminal in Ubuntu 14.04. I want to use it for my terminal color scheme in Xubuntu. The only problem is that I have not been able to find the ...
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Themes for Ubuntu 14.04

I want to download themes for ubuntu 14.04, but I was confused because in the folder /usr/share/themes there are 18 folder. And the only folder that contains gtk-2.0, gtk-3.0, metacity-1, unity, and ...
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Corrupted window control theme on Unity

I have a question related to themes in Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I try to apply a few themes such as Adwaita or Zukitwo, the window controls are not accurately themed and look out of place. I have added ...
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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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How to change pgadmin3 theme

Currently I'm using Ambiance-Dark theme, pgadmin look very bad when using this theme (and maybe other dark theme). How to change pgadmin3 theme?
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How to fix GTK theme for Nemo's pathbar breadcrumbs and disk free space barchart

I like a few features of Nemo, but there seems to be a theme problem - at least when running under Ubuntu Gnome 14.04: As you can see from this screenshot: it's not possible to see which of the ...
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Terminal blank when opening

Hello Ubuntucommunity! So I just recently formatted my Laptop from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and started playing around with it a bit. Since it's my second PC that I can use, I thought I could ...
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Lubuntu Graphical Bugs

I've Been Installed Lubuntu in Desktop and after "upgrade" some graphical/theme bugs appeared. example screenshot:
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KDE appearance broken after using systemsettings

On Ubuntu 14.04 (Unity) I wanted to change some KDE appearance settings, so I installed systemsettings. This turned out to be a bad idea, since it made the fonts in KDE applications ugly (see How to ...
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Rounded Window Corners with Themes not Working

I am trying to use themes on Ubuntu (14.04) Unity and I am having some issues with that themes are not looking like they are supposed to look. Here is a screenshot: Notice that the top bar of the ...
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Manually installing themes and changing settings

I have always wondered if installing themes and changing setting seen on CCSM (CompizConfig Settings Manager) possible manually. If so how can I manually install and change a theme using a command ...
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Numix removes borders and colors in unity launcher

I recently re-installed ubuntu 14.04, when i installed the numix gtk theme, the borders of all the icons in the unity launcher dissapeared along with the colors, i tried relogging, re-applying the ...
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How do I change Unity launcher theme color?

I wanna change Unity launcher theme color in Ubuntu 14.04LTS, so I read this article. It says to use MyUnitiy but I cant find it in Software Center. Which repository should I add to install MyUnity?
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Why aren't menus integrated in bar when running as super user?

When I open any window as root, menus aren't integrated in the menu bar or in the window's title bar. Why does this happen? Can I prevent this behavior?
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Wine: How can I make Wine applications look like Windows 8? [duplicate]

I just installed Wine and I realized the applications look terrible. I wanted the look and feel of Windows 8 on my Wine applications, how can I go about doing this? Thanks!
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activate click through mode on conky

Is it possible to use Conky theme as click through on desktop ?. i can use Conky as transparent. but i can't directly access files on desktop because can't click through it. Any idea ?. thanks.
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I cant open folders as root

When I try to open the themes folder using this command gksu nautilus /usr/share/themes this is what the system throws back at me (nautilus:21515): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: invalid cast from ...
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Window themes not getting applied

I downloaded Tweak Tool changing window theme doesn't change anything but changing from Appearance changes. Why is it so? Has the default theme directory changed from /usr/share/themes? Tweak tool ...
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Page borders gone in evince after 14.04 upgrade

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, the thin black borders that appear around pages in evince have disappeared. Now, when I'm reading a pdf file in evince, the pages appear white against a background ...
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How to remove window decorations from Ubuntu 14.04

I never used window decorations to maximize / minimize windows, but keyboard and mouse/keyboard shortcuts for all operations. In the good olde days, you could just disable and tweak the window ...
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Problems with GTK themes

A few weeks ago, I installed razor-qt on 14.04. everything was okay, but whenever i open a gtk application, it defaults to the elementary theme, as i had the pantheon de installed on it before. the ...
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ElementaryOS Ubuntu Theme

I'm trying to get the GTK theme that ElementaryOS uses working on Ubuntu 14.04 but the theme is not looking the way it should. This is how it looks: Rather than how it is supposed to look. What ...
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How to edit the color of the title bar and border width of a gtk3 theme?

Can someone tell me which file and item is edited to change the title bar and the border width in the gtk3 themes? I'm using Ubuntu version 14.04. Note: This is related to Using the Themes in the ...
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Install orchis-gtk theme on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the orchis-gtk theme on Ubuntu 14.04. http://mokaproject.com/orchis-gtk-theme/download/ It said 'Orchis requires the Murrine engine for it's GTK2 aspects.' What does that ...
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Using the Themes in the Repository (14.04)

Ubuntu's unity-tweak-tool only has three themes, Ambiance, Highcontrast, and Radiance. The repository appears to have quiet a few. I installed gnome-themes-ubuntu via Synaptic. The description ...
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Theme and icons look old after upgrade to 14.04 - AMD GPU issues?

Yesterday I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and I ran into a few problems. Interestingly I upgraded two computers (one of which has identical hardware) before this one and had no problems. When I ...
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Dark GTK theme for Ubuntu 14.04

I am using the zonColor DarkNight theme on Ubuntu 13.10 and am quite pleased with it. I would like to have a similar theme for Ubuntu 14.04 but so far I could not find a single dark theme available. ...
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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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Is there a way to theme the ubuntu apps / browser on 14.04 [closed]

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 with a fresh install. I use an Telegram app. In 12.04 it was opening in Chrome, now in Ubuntu Browser (I think that's the name) with no problem except that it ...
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GTK-Message and warnings in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Since updating to Ubuntu 14.04 I've started getting this error message when running GNUcash. GNUcash says it has nothing to do with them and they suggested asking Ubuntu for help. So can anyone help ...
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Gray blocks in applet menus

I've themed my Ubuntu, but now I'm having gray blocks in my applet's menus. For example in the messages applet, battery applet, volume applet and the calendar applet. It looks like this: I think ...
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How to change theme colors?

I have searched the web and cannot find an easy way to change the brown/orange colors to something like greens. Are there tools/tips to change the theme colors?
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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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How do I change the xubuntu start menu color and style?

my xubuntu menu is very very simple like this: I've noticed that new xfce menu is better than this like this: how can i convert? and....if i can't do it then my new question is here: I'm ...
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Themes and icons change to default automatically in Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I have customized my ubuntu themes and icons but after rebooting the computer I find my themes and icons change to default. I tried to solve it by starting recovery mode to fix the damaged package.I ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 a day later sound is disabled

Screenshot at bottom. Hi, so I upgraded my Dell xps13 to 14.0f4 and everything went smoothly. Today when I was just checking out the new os my sound disappeared? The menu bar say volume is muted, ...