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

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High contrast theme Firefox problem

I am using the high contrast inverse theme in 12.04 as I am visually impaired. This generally works great but causes a problem in Firefox as entered text e.g into a Google search is white. As the text ...
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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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How I can fix this on UnityDecoration?

Do you see below? There's a little space after the header bar at the left, how I can fix this?
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How Do I Get My Ubuntu Theme Back? [on hold]

Recently I followed some steps to convert my Ubuntu 14.04 to Elementary OS and I wasnt comfortable using it so I followed steps to revert back to Ubuntu 14.04 by uninstalling stuff. I have it pretty ...
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How do I revert back to default Grub2 theme?

I recently installed the Matrix grub theme but now I want to revert back to the default Grub theme. But I'm not sure how to go about it. Under the /boot/grub/themes/ directory I can only find the ...
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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 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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awkward shadow after changing ubuntu theme [on hold]

when i change my ubuntu theme from ambiance to any other theme like Numix, it start showing awkward shadows on menus and some applications like in the pictures. how can i remove this shadows?
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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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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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what is the default theme in Ubuntu [on hold]

I'm going to be installing Kali and i want it to look like Ubuntu.I know there is gnome but what is the default theme in Ubuntu
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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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Where can I find more Unity themes?

This might already be answered, but I can't find it. I am getting a bit bored of the traditional purple feel of unity and I would like something new. Where can I find more Unity themes? I have ...
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Burg boot loader themes are not working

My Burg Boot Loader in Ubuntu 14.04 , isn't showing themes. I have Tried Installing Burg Many Times by different methods . but the themes are not working at all They are not shown up on burg-emu nor ...
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How to add custom color scheme to gedit-3.14.0

I change the xml file in the /usr/share/gtksourceview-3.0/styles/ but it didn't work, and when I want to add my own scheme through the Preference --> Font&Color and it replied that "The ...
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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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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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ubuntu 14.04 windows themes has no effect

I upgraded ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 and patched with http://ppa.launchpad.net/eugenesan/ppa/ubuntu Now when I change themes from ubuntu or gnome tweak the windows doesn't change aspect, the only ...
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My window border's theme got stuck to virtual box's theme

i recently installed virtual box. When i first opened the virtual box and closed it, my desktop theme got changed to virtual box's window bar theme and i can't revert it back. Note: Few days ago, i ...
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Change Background Color of Libreoffice Writer Comments

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I have the Libreoffice PPA added for the latest version of LibreOffice writer. (I have the latest version installed to be able to print to PDF with comments on the side.) I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Indicators icons from choosen theme don't what to load

Indicators icons from default themes ubuntu-mono-dark/light don't want to load and system is loading others icons ( few indicators icons [precisely: power,sound,keyboard] not all in the theme ). It ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way I can make ubuntu windows transparent, simlar to windows aero? [duplicate]

I'm looking either for a theme or some other way to make my ubuntu have transparent windows like the "aero" effect in MS windows. Does anyone know of a way to do this? For example
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How do I get the Matrix theme colors (Lime-Green text over black background) on the Terminal?

On the terminal emulator, how do I get the Matrix theme colors (Lime-Green text over black background)? I like the purple a lot, it matches my laptop. But for the terminal, I want green font. How is ...
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Cannot install.msstyles theme on wine

I can't install my Windows aero msstyles theme in wine. I used PlayOnLinux to install iTunes 10 and during the installation, it installed a Royale theme and was in Windows XP. I went to configure ...
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How to change launcher icons according to Numix theme?

I recently installed Numix theme for my ubuntu 14.04. After installing and upgrading I rebooted my system and the theme worked fine but after some time whenever I start my Ubuntu machinet the colors ...
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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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How can I fix this color issue in Ubuntu Mate using XPLuna theme? [closed]

I am using the XPLuna theme on Ubuntu Mate 15 which works great except for one annoying problem. After opening my home directory the highlighted button which says "home" is an ugly brown color and it ...
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Installing a theme for rEFInd and finding rEFInd file MAC

So I am attempting to add a theme to rEFInd, as I don't like how it looks, but I am a complete newbie when it comes to terminal and looking for usually hidden files. This is the theme I'm trying to ...
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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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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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Setting up Conky on Ubuntu

I am surprised after seeing the features in the picture shown. After searching a little bit, I came to know that it is a conky theme. But now I also am not clear about it, and I don't know how to ...
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How do I install the Human theme on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have a package named human-theme_0.39.2_all.deb. I want to install it and use it on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. How do I do that?
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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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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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How do I add a border around windows but keep the current theme?

I seem to live my life in the terminal - many terminals in-fact. I also love the Ambiance theme - but the new borderless windows does not provide the visual differentiation I'm used to (the same ...
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Changing window title color on Utopic

I'm using 14.10 Utopic Unicorn since today, and I can't find a way to change the title bar color (the bar containing the app's name) and the top bar, both are gray-black by default, it's - in my ...
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How do I change background entry color when renaming a file, folder etc.?

I've been trying lots of workarounds still I cannot find that specific code line for changing that background. I looked at solutions here and here but my problem appears to be slightly different ...
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Wordpress can't see symlink theme

I know there are security issues with symlinks but this is for development purposes on my local machine only. I am trying to set up my wordpress development server. My workflow results in a build ...
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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 ?