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

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Can I apply a GTK+ theme to the latest version of GDM? if so, how? (specific to ubuntu 16.04)

I installed Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS and I'm having trouble trying to figure out how to apply a GTK theme to GDM. In my searches for an answer I have seen a couple of times that GDM has discontinued ...
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How to de-uglify i3-wm

I recently installed the i3 Window Manager and have fallen thoroughly in love with it. However, it's rather ugly... I followed the instructions here for getting started, and one of the points was ...
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Can I change background and font color of address bar at Chrome?

I like dark themes for Chrome - but themes not affect at address bar. I also have dark theme at by Xubuntu.
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Chrome dark adress bar (omnibox)

I want to change adress bar in chrome adress bar to dark(with white letters for example). I tried to find it in many places/themes, but without result. I use GTK 3, but I could change if someone got ...
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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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Is it possible to install themes on Ubuntu 16.04.1 without any third party software?

I had the theme pack downloaded, but tutorials on the internet tell me to use third party software such as unity tweak tool. My ideal solution is to just extract the theme somewhere in the system, ...
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Is there an equivalent of Gnome Tweak Tool for XFCE?

I've tried Gnome Tweak Tool on Xubuntu 16.04, but it didn't work for the themes or icons. Is there an equivalent that will work on Xubuntu 16.04?
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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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Where can I get Conky Themes and Widgets?

I'm looking for an official place where I can download and import Conky themes and widgets to Conky Manager. Thanks.
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Dark GTK theme for Ubuntu 16.04 (Unity)

I have tried to apply dark themes from Ubuntu 14.04 on 16.04 and they do not come out entirely as expected (different colours and such). What native dark themes for Ubuntu 16.04 are out there? I would ...
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Is there a Microsoft Office theme for LibreOffice?

Is there a Microsoft Office 2007/2010 theme for LibreOffice? The interface of Libreoffice slightly confuse me.
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Software Center in Dark Theme Unreadable

So I am using the dark theme in gdm and the text in the software center is unreadable. I found a workaround by changing the font color from the .css as follows sudo gedit /usr/share/software-center/...
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How do I install a gtk2 theme on 16.04?

Alright, so there are a number of themes from gnome-look that I would like to install. Problem is, most of them are written for gtk2, and the unity tweak tool only seems to recognize themes that use ...
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Matrix theme for ubuntu 16.04 lts [closed]

Black and green theme for ubuntu 16.04 lts without using 3D graphics?
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Using update-alternatives to change plymouth theme only affects shutdown animation, startup is left unchanged

In Ubuntu 14.04, I was able to change my Plymouth Theme simply by going to /lib/plymouth/themes and copy my theme in there. Then, by simply typing sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth (...
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Restoring default Ubuntu theme/icon set

Funny story, I installed the Ubuntu Kylin theme as discussed here and when I decided I didn't like the "Ubuntu Kylin" theme (mostly because I didn't like the new boot screen & greeter), I removed ...
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Change GTK+3 icon theme for a specific application

Firefox doesn't play well with dark system themes and I want to use it and only it with a light system theme, which can be done with an environment variable, but then it will still use my default ...
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Themes are not changing on Ubuntu 16.04

I used unity-tweak-tool for changing themes it worked. Suddenly it stopped working. The font seems to be tiny than before. I tried by removing unity-tweak-tool and from System Settings > Appearance. ...
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Tweaking newer GTK3 themes

The Numix theme is available by installing shimmer-themes from the software center. It is installed by default in Xubuntu. In 14.04, I was able to modify some aspects of the theme by directly editing ...
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gnome-tweak-tool 3.18 missing Window Theme option!

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. But I saw something is wrong in gnome-tweak-tool 3.18 As you can see in below, the older version of gnome-tweak-tool had a Window Theme option : But in gnome-...
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Arc-darker theme

People, who use arc-darker theme, do you see such behavior in nautilus? Or there are some problems in my system?
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How do I change the login screen in Ubuntu 16.04+?

The recipe for changing one's login screen in 14.04 doesn't work in 16.04. The "custom" background shows for a split second and then fades to the Ubuntu one. So, how do I change the login screen ...
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Problem to select multiple non consecutive files only by keyboard in Nutilus. I don't have a file selection

Nautilus Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus list view Ambiance Theme I want to only use the keyboard, not the mouse For example if I am in the Downloads folder, when I hold the Ctrl key and move down or up (...
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My terminal went black, cannot see any text, how to reset its color?

I know many people have asked for changing terminal's font color and I followed many methods, but they didn't work. I think my problem is quite serious... This is how it looks like: A few months ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 Themes do not apply correctly

I'm pretty new in the world of KDE but chose to give Kubuntu 16.04 a try on both my Desktop and my Laptop. Both are fairly recent installations and haven't been modified that much. Now for my problem:...
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Revert from dark nimbus theme to default in netbeans

I installed the Dark Nimbus theme in netbeans' plugin manager. Now theme has changed but I do not like it. I uninstalled it from plugin manager. but nothing happened. What can I do?
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Change the opacity of a cut selection (nemo.css)

I am trying to find what I need to edit in a GTK theme (specifically Ambiance) to change the opacity of a cut file. A selected file is orange and when I cut it, it is a little opaque - I'd like it to ...
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KDE installation

Hi everyone i installed KDE and nothing changed so I tried sudo apt-get install plasma-desktop which told me this plasma-desktop is already the newest version (4:5.6.5-0ubuntu1~ubuntu16.04~ppa1)...
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Can't change theme in Ubuntu 16.04

I just started running into a problem a week ago. I can't change the theme for Ubuntu without restarting the computer. This includes the GTK theme, the window decoration theme, and the icon theme. ...
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How to get dark color chema for kdevelop?

I am trying to change my colr schema of my kdevelop to solarized-dark, but I arrive to change only the colors in the text editor and not the whole interface. I have also searched for solution like ...
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Can I change the theme for only one program in Ubuntu 13.10?

I want to change the theme that Inkscape uses to a dark one, but I want the rest of the programs I use to retain the theme they currently have. I found this article (http://urukrama.wordpress.com/...
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How to modify thickness of KDE taskbar in Kubuntu 16.04?

I've been using the Oxygen theme in both Kubuntu 14.04 and 16.04. The boxes on the taskbar look fine in 14.04: In 16.04 however, the boxes are thinner relative to the other icons, meaning some of ...
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Where are icons stored?

I want to change an icon of a specific theme. Where do themes save their icons?
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How do I uninstall paper theme from my computer?

I installed this them from the site: https://snwh.org/paper But it's been giving me trouble and making my computer slow. How do I uninstall the whole thing?
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Tried to install Paper desktop theme but it froze my computer

I'm running Gnome shell on my laptop that has Ubuntu 14.04. I tried to install the Paper desktop theme. https://snwh.org/paper/download Everything was going well until I got to sudo apt-get ...
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Kubuntu not using Breeze icons for Thunderbird

Thunderbird is showing various theme icons and not the standard icons for the Breeze theme. I am using Kubuntu 16.04. Please help me rectify it to standard Kubuntu Breeze theme. Please see photo ...
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What is the must customizable desktop environment? [closed]

I would like to customize all the icons of my desktop environment, specially change Skype system tray icon which is very ugly! Can you tell me in which DE I can customize all the icons and use those ...
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How can one make Firefox ignore my GTK theme entirely?

I have a dark GTK theme installed in my Ubuntu 10.10 install and a persona installed for Firefox that I also like. The problem is that Firefox is using my dark GTK theme for items like buttons and ...
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Separate icon sets for GTK+2 and GTK+3 applications on Kubuntu

I use the Breeze Dark theme on Kubuntu, which also works perfectly with GTK+2 applications, but it's not fully supported on GTK+3 applications like Firefox yet. Because of that, I've set my system to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: My menu bar doesn't respond

No matter what program I have open, the menu bar won't respond correctly. It responds to the close/resize icons on the far left, but nothing else. It's there, but unresponsive. It started happening ...
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How to create a Debian package for a custom GTK theme

I am developing a GTK theme and I want users to be able to install it using a package so they don't have to manually copy files.I have seen other themes do this but have not found information how they ...
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Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “adwaita”, error on executing the the python script with pygtk module

I recently added the the Macbuntu theme in my Ubuntu 16.04 from the site [Noobslab][1], In am learning GTK+ for Python too (PyGTK), earlier when I ran the test programs I made run quietly without ...
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How to install Arc Theme on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04

I tried installing the Arc Theme on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 using the following commands: sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/Horst3180/xUbuntu_16.04/ /' >> /etc/...
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What is Elementary OS' default Terminal colour scheme?

What is the Elementary OS’ default Terminal colour scheme? How can I have the same on Ubuntu?
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How to fix Eclipse and Caja color in Linux Mint Mate? [migrated]

I started using Eclipse IDE with Linux Mint. I have darkened Ambiance theme and Eclipse looks extremely ugly and painful to eyes. And it seems I cannot change that white color of file browser ...
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Can't Create a New Folder in Home [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a theme and another forum said to create a folder in my home directory and put the theme in there, then use Unity Tweak Tool to activate it. So, I created a folder in my home ...
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Is there a good Ambience theme for Xubuntu (XFCE, XFWM)?

Looks ridiculous, but I can't find Ambience theme for XFCE out the in the Internet (while there are even couple of pretty good versions for Windows XP). Could you share a link? I even don't require ...
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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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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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Where can I get themes and eye-candy for my desktop?

Apart from those themes in the repository and Gnome-look.org, are there other places to get themes for my Ubuntu Desktop? Also, are there any 3rd party repositories of themes and other eye-candy?