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

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How can I change the indentation in Nautilus list view, tree mode?

In the current Nautilus version, the tree view has very little indentation between levels: Compare it with Mac OS X (Finder) list view, which IMHO has always had an excellent design: How can I ...
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Load theme files in Gnome Terminal on Ubuntu 15.04

It seems that loading the Gnome Terminal theme files is not working anymore in Ubuntu 15.04: gconftool-2 --load terminal-flat-theme.xml This does not change my current theme. The theme file looks ...
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Typing the command too long eats up the prompt when using the promptline theme

I am using the edkolev/promptline.vim theme(just installed it) for customizing the bash prompt. The biggest problem is that whenever I type long comments it replaces the prompt instead of continuing ...
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Segmentation fault while running some ubuntu specific apps like nautilus, unity-control-center, etc

running nautilus from the terminal the following errors are returned: compro@Inspiron-3543:~/.learn_unix$ nautilus & [1] 7326 compro@Inspiron-3543:~/.learn_unix$ (nautilus:7326): Gtk-WARNING **: ...
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Why does gedit require restart to change color scheme to a custom xml?

I created a custom color theme by copying, renaming, and editing cobalt.xml in /usr/share/gtksourceview-3.0/styles. When I tried to add this theme via Edit > Preferences, Fonts & Colors tab, ...
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System crash when try to minimize gtk3 applications

I have just upgraded my system from Ubuntu[unity] 14.04 to Ubuntu[unity] 15.04 (64bit). Everything is working fine except a system crash. I have installed ARC theme and when I try to minimize a gtk3 ...
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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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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 integrate the design of Qt software such as FocusWriter, Telegram, or RStudio?

What is required to integrate Qt applications such as FocusWriter, RStudio, or Telegram Desktop into the default GTK environment? Without having changed anything, those applications look as follows: ...
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Aero-Glass effect in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is there any way to get an Aero-Glass effect in Ubuntu ?
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Xubuntu indicator plugin background

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 and my indicator plugin has white background in most themes. It looks like this (Numix). But in Adwaita and High Constrast themes it works properly. Screenshot here. ...
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Vim doesn't have 256 colors

I've been experimenting with different colorschemes in vim lately. My problem is that the colors used by the schemes only use the 16 colors in my Profile Preferences, even though my terminal supports ...
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Scientific plotter that works with dark themes

I have to plot and analyze some data, and the programs I know are Scidavis and Qtiplot. The problem is that both do not work on dark themes (white text on white, black text on black), and in the ...
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Changing themes and environment variables :: 14.04 lts

Hey i'm having problems trying to find an editor for the theme color options, particularly pertaining to the field color and text color for general windows. I downloaded the new version of the ...
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Installation of themes [duplicate]

I went on to create a folder ".themes" in home directory to install a theme and go about it. Next time upon opening it, the folder vanished, and it says that the folder is already created when I ...
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Right Click on Nautilus, Title Bar does not always display a dark menu

When I right click on the title bar of any program, the menu displayed is sometimes dark and sometimes white. The selected theme is Ambience. I did not face this problem until I installed Unity Tweak ...
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Ubuntu Unity Login Timeout

i have strange issue in my ubuntu, sometimes when i login very fast (fast type my password), unity loads with old style theme (windows 95 style colors, and old style fonts), problem occured after ...
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black parts of GTK+ windows

When I install GTK+ theme, I got these black parts on windows: I've tried different GTK+ themes, even default Adwaita has the same problem. When choosing Ambiance or Radiance - it works fine. I'm ...
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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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Is it possible to have a unique theme for Vim in Ubuntu Server

I recently started managing my own Ubuntu Server and I'm constantly using Vim to edit my files and I was wondering if it was possible to install a them to use overtime I login to my server? The ...
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Kubuntu themes not applying to windows [closed]

I've been playing around with the desktop themes on Kubuntu 14.10 and installed the Elegance theme (mentioning it as it seems to be one of the most used according to the forums). The theme, though, ...
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Chrome improperly closed, theme reverted

I had to shut down my computer forcibly, while Chrome happened to be open. Upon relaunch Chrome (And Chromium as well) have blue title bars (although the default window controls of ubuntu), as well as ...
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How to change the color of the scroll bar?

The scrollbars in Unity are of very low contrast, and I can't see where the bar is using just peripheral vision. I have to look at the scrollbar. Look at Mac OS X interface and notice the blue, ...
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Appearance does not change on switching the theme

If I select Radiance or Ambiance in the menu show in the following picture, my whole theme does not change. It only changes the title bar. How can I resolve this problem? Or how can I reset the theme ...
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How To install Themes in Lubuntu distro?

How To install Themes in lubuntu distro?? Please guide me to install this Theme Any help would be appreciated.
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How to change terminal theme / behavior?

Like Excel / .Net / Java can terminal also be a user friendly ? In current scenario it's single colour window single font and working with merely zero GUI, limited people who are aware about commands ...
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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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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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Is there a GTK-Theme preview application?

is there an Application which lets me preview all the Theme-Widgets at once? Like in the old Ubuntu-tweak there was some sort of Preview of all Theme-button/slider/progressbar-layouts. But nowadays ...
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Lubuntu Mac Appearance

I have lubuntu installed on my old Compaq Presario v5000 computer and it runs nicely for a lightweight OS, but I would like to have a Mac OS X style appearance. I tried this tutorial but it didn't ...
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How To Customize my GTK theme?

I hav installed Ultra Flat Yosemite theme on my ubuntu 14.04. it's all good. But the close minimize and maximize buttons are a bit too big. I wanna reduce their size. Linux and its themes are open ...
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Desktop not loading after login, guest session works fine

While adjusting my theme settings and trying to change the size of a new panel, the desktop froze and I was only able to move the mouse and pause/resume Audacious using the shortcuts I set. I rebooted ...
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how can i install new themes on Xubuntu?

I want to install this but i have no idea how to do it. http://xfce-look.org/content/show.php/X-Aero+%28XFWM4+Windows+7+%2B+Vista+Theme%29?content=170901 Can anyone give me a sep-by-step please?
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How can you change Unity's theme from the command line?

I've seen several methods to do this. However, most of them are not an option to me. I can't use unity-tweak-tool because I need to run the script as root. I can't seem to find a gsettings command ...
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What is the safest way to customize gnome-themes?

I heard Ubuntu and other Linux distros are completely customizable. So I decided to tweak themes and learned a lot and found that gnome theming uses CSS. I can't get any useful resources or ...
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Force Mendeley Desktop GTK theme

I've been trying for a while to set the GTK theme of the Mendeley desktop UI, without success. The reason I want to do this is because I am using a dark theme, and that Mendeley is unreadable (dark ...
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Gnomish themes won't install

I am new to Ubuntu, as well as using the terminal to do pretty much anything.I downloaded the Ubuntu 14.04. I added the repository for the gnome themes, and updated.But when I go to install any of the ...
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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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Is there any Ubuntu 14.04 theme to make it look like Windows 10?

I used windows 10 in virtual box for a few days and i fell in love with its beauty. Is there a ubuntu theme to make it look like windows 10?
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How to change the title bar font color of the Radiance Theme (gtk-3.0)

There are a number of question/answers on changing the Ubuntu gtk-3.0 themes. I have changed the title bar color and added borders. However, I can't figure out how to successfully change the font ...
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Is there a MAC OS Yosemite theme for Ubuntu?

Is there a MAC OS Yosemite theme for Ubuntu? I only know of eOS having such a theme, but naught for Ubuntu... Some sort of package like Mac4Lin would be good, but not a necessity.
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install new splash screen and look and feel theme on KDE 5

i'm new in Kubuntu KDE 5 and i can not find any document about to how to install new splash screen and look and feel theme on KDE 5. in previous version of kde we can simply click on get new theme ...
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Installed the Arc Theme, it doesn't look right

I just installed the Arc Theme, however it doesn't look right. As you can see here, mine looks completely different and looks like it's missing textures and other things: Whereas the normal theme ...
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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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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 to update lightdm/metacity to classic gnome 3.12 or greater?

Need to use the numix flat theme in Ubuntu 14.04 metacity lightdm (classic gnome 3.9), but numix flat has requirement of gtk3+ and gnome 3.12 at least. How can I just update to gnome 3.12, not the ...
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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: ...
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14.04 How to round bottom corner of windows?

How to round the bottom of windows in Ubuntu 14.04? In unity.css file I've added border-radius but nothing changed: UnityDecoration.bottom { background-image: none; border-radius: 0 0 6px ...
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Ubuntu windows theme installation [duplicate]

I downloaded a theme from ubuntu themes. I have no idea how to install the theme. I tried to install it using ubuntu tweek but not able to.Tried to install it from terminal also but that didn't help . ...
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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. ...