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

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Solar System Model Live Wallpaper

New here (Duh!) and I was checking some live wallpapers that are similar to stuff for the android phones and tablets. I am looking for a way to have an actual and interactive solar system model as a ...
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Where are kde themes located?

I want to modify a few icons in the theme I am using for smooth tasks where I like two of the display states but one just doesn't look right. How would I go about modifying them, and moreover where ...
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how to get mac theme working?

i am working on macbuntu 14.04 (mavericks theme ) so far i have succeeded in theme and adding every functionality but the problem it that i want a mac like top panel in Ubuntu so that the whole ...
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How to change bgcolor of active tab in chrome/chromium?

This question complements the question How to change web browser's tab bar background color or image? It seems changing the whole tab bar bgcolor is not difficult, but how about changing the bgcolor ...
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[Kubuntu 14.04][Eclipse] ADT crashes at button OK from Project properties

Since i upgraded to kubuntu 14.04, my Eclipse crashes at different situations. Mostly i can "simulate" it when going to project properties and press ok. Then it always crashes. My system: ...
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How to install elementary-xfce theme

i am trying to make xubuntu 14.04 to look like elementary os. I have found this repo https://github.com/shimmerproject/elementary-xfce, but have no idea how to actually apply this theme to my system. ...
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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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How can I Install a theme from Github

I saw this theme around the web and i liked it a lot. https://github.com/baurigae/polar-night But i'm a newbie on Ubuntu/Linux, and i have no idea how to install it. Can somebody help me?
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Change GDM in ubuntuGNOME 14.04.1

I've been searching the web and can't figure out how to do this, only that I can do this. I recently installed a fresh install of the ubuntu GNOME 14.04 flavor and love it so far, especially with all ...
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Moka gtk theme not being applied

I am trying to get the moka theme on my computer and am running ubuntu 13.10 I have got the Icon theme to run but somehow I cannot see the moka theme in unity-tweak-tool Can someone please help me ...
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GNOME - Chrome contextual menu colors inconsistent with current theme

I've put together an icon/theme combination for my Ubuntu 14.04 + GNOME. Unfortunately, my color settings for contextual menu are applied for most applications, but not for Chrome - when I ...
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Setting up the GDM Theme

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Classic (no effects) and because of the fact that some system options have disappeared with the new system release I've been struggling with this for a while and ...
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installing Themes - Lubuntu?

How To install Themes in lubuntu distro?? Please guide me to install this Theme Any help would be appreciated.
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dump gtk2 elements to png

i want do dump every gtk2 element in single png files. So that i can analyze them for creating gtk3 themes. This questions is only about the way how to dump every element like buttons scrollbars etc ...
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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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How to change Live CD splash screen

I'm remastering the ubuntu CD, I've changed some files in the isolinux folder (access.pcx, blank.pcx, gfxboot.cfg) and I have been able to change the first screen (background color to green): But I ...
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xfce4-notifyd bubble notification background not responding to theme

I've managed to get gtk2 and gtk3 themes working nicely in xmonad on ubuntu, but now the xfce4-notifyd notification bubbles have this strange background: Whilst all other settings respond to the ...
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12.10 restore default theme

I've been playing with different themes on my fresh 12.10 and it seems that I deleted default, if you can call it that, theme files from .themes. Now it doesn't show some icons like terminal's and ...
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Some programs (Eclipse) show their tooltips with an unfitting black background [duplicate]

Here is a tooltip from Eclipse, that pops open when you press CTRL+O: Is this intentional? White text on black background does not exactly fit in, and it would be much more readable if it used some ...
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How do I make the panel background invisible in Kubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I hope I am not wrong by asking a Kubuntu question. Previously there was a desktop theme called Bare Naked. It is my favorite, but no longer is available. Is there a way to make the panel ...
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Theme changes after every other update (Xubuntu)

The strangest thing is happening to me in Xubuntu 14.04. After every other update, my desktop theme is changing from this (Xubuntu default theme): To this (not sure if this is actually a theme): ...
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Which .css theme file changes the buttons on top of nautilus?

This is what I am talking about: I'm making a theme and I don't know what I should be looking for, but I think it is somewhere in the gtk.css file.
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Why does zukimac theme look bad?

img: http://pointybracket.net/images/zukitabs.png Why do the outlines around tabs in this Zukimac theme look so bad? I used this theme in Ubuntu 13.10 and it was fine, but since I've updated to ...
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Error installing the noobslab Dark Theme in Ubuntu 14.04

I wanna install the noobslab Dark Theme in Ubuntu 14.04. I'm following the steps defined in the site http://www.noobslab.com/2014/05/delorean-dark-theme-updated-install-in.html but when I try the ...
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pgAdmin show object browser text white on white with dark theme

When using a dark theme, the object browser uses white background. Is there some way to change this? This question has been asked a few times, but no answer still. The theme I am using is E17. ...
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Gnome-tweak-tool not working on Ubuntu Gnome Remix 12.10 [closed]

I'm experiencing some problems with Ubuntu Gnome Remix 12.10 64 bits. My gnome-tweak-tool doesn't apply themes properly. For the GTK themes, I noted that they are not fully applied. For example, I ...
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How to get the old Redmond theme in Linux [closed]

In "older" versions of linux, for example Ubuntu or Linux Mint from a few years back, there used to be a "Redmond" theme, which was really good for people who liked square buttons or were autistic. ...
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how can I edit my gtk themes?

I am pretty new with Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I am interested in changing my themes and also change other interfaces such as Inkscape and Gimp and other software that I am using. What is the ...
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Make UbuntuStudio look like regular Ubuntu(I wanted the kernal not the desktop)

I would like to make Ubuntu Studio 14.04 look like regular Ubuntu trusty 14.04 with the Unity desktop. Please see this screen shot of the default Ubuntu Studio desktop .
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How to remove transparency in KDE without disabling all desktop effects?

I don't understand the hype for transparency. From a usability standpoint I see no argument whatsoever that transparency should enhance your productivity or improve your workflow. Any element on top ...
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Numix GTK theme removes the “Unity Boxes”

Firstly, yes, I am aware this is a feature of the theme however I personally find it, well, ugly. My question is basically if there is anyway to reverse this and keep the boxes while still using the ...
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Can I apply a different GTK3 theme from the main one to an individual application?

For example, can I keep Ambiance as main theme but assign elementary theme to elementary's app?
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kernel crash after applying kde window theme unsuccessfully?

I had been trying a bunch of different themes in KDE just because I kind of like to do that (don't judge me) and when applying a theme that emulates the windows 7 titlebar, kwin and kde started ...
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How can I make yEd look more integrated into Ubuntu?

yEd is a powerful graph editor that is coded in Java and supports a variety of platforms, including Ubuntu. However, by default it looks quite alien to the Ubuntu desktop as it doesn't appear to use a ...
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Why is my libre office looking like old windows office? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 and my libre office is looking just like windows office, the older one. How do I change the theme back the original one? Thank you so much
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zukitwo theme, white text on white background

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, and I have this problem only in 14.04. When I select some of these themes: Zukitwo, Orion, Zukiwi... I get white text on white top panel like on picture below: How can I ...
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Font colour problem in LXDE [duplicate]

I was tweaking around in LXDE. I was having the help of this guide But at some step I ended up with this problem. The font colour at some places is very close to the background. I want to fix the ...
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Changing the Ubuntu 13.10 Ambiance Colours

In previous versions of Ubuntu (including Ubuntu 13.04) I was able to change the system ambiance colour from orange to a colour of my liking by using this in the terminal: gsettings set ...
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Is there a good folder icon for “Programming” I can use in Ubuntu?

If you install ubuntu, you have unique folder icons for Documents, Music, Desktop, Downloads, etc etc. When I install Ubuntu, the first thing I do is to create an additional folder called ...
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Can I use Pixmap Engine in GTK3 theme?

I asked this question before but I will reword it this time. Can I use the "pixmap" engine in GTK3 ".CSS" files? If so, how? I made a theme that I was pretty happy with, but was for a gnome 2 ...
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Can I change gedit's background color without changing to another theme?

I like ambiance but i find it a little too hard on the eyes to have to edit files on a pure white background, like gedit's. Is there any way to modify my theme to make gedit's background color ...
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Restore qt integration after removing KDE

Restore GTK integration after removing KDE; this shows how to remove the kde-theme for gtk, and now I want to do the same for qt-applications. I have tried qt4-qtconfig, and it does not work. Here is ...
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Firefox problem with dark themes: auto-complete items are illegible

It seems something changed in Firefox since the version 30 which makes auto-complete items illegible on dark themes with dark menus. There's no difference whether on Ambiance or Numix, for example. ...
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GTK apps have incorrect formatting

After installing a broken GTK theme my GTK apps now look like this: I edited my user settings and root's too but I can't get rid of this ugly theme. I think it added the theme to bashrc, etc. I ...
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Question about GtkScrollbar class in custom themes

I very much like to use the Zukitwo theme as an alternative over the standard Ambiance theme, it is to my taste more easy on the eyes. However, the theme takes away the scrollbar arrows or ...
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How to install .Colors scheme in Ubuntu Unity?

The title says much. So how do you do it? This is the theme I want to install Wonton Soup Kde, I want to install in Ubuntu unity 14.04
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Netbeans IDE Looks

My Netbeans IDE 8.0 doesn't gets looks like GTK and dosen't use preferences (UI) of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS It's default apps can looks like most Ubuntu UI Colors. Why it dosen't looks like that? It using ...
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Can't enable user theme extension

I've searched in Google and looked in another questions, but still I can't solve this problem! I want to install GNOME-shell theme. So I'm trying to enable user-theme-extension in GNOME tweak tool. ...
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Assigning images to gtk3 theming styles?

You can do it in gtk2. Here is my button theme in gtk2 as an example. style "button" xthickness = 0 ythickness = 3 engine "pixmap" { image { function = BOX detail = ...
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how to approach legibility problem of light text in dark GTK theme

I'm working on a dark GTK theme for Ubuntu. This largely is going well, but I am not sure how to deal with certain scenarios such as instances of programs with a light colour scheme. A representative ...