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I had the same problem. You need to make sure the permissions are set correctly. Right click on the folder of your theme and select properties, go to the permissions tab and set it like this: Now go back to gnome tweak tool and your theme should be there. Alternatively, you could create ~/.theme and put your theme in there.
Install gnome-control-center-unity and you will get APPEARANCE Menu in System Settings To install gnome-control-center-unity open terminal and type : sudo apt-get install gnome-control-center-unity
I found out what is the cause of this problem: The Unity version of the "Change Background" dialogue is only shown, if you have Unity enabled. If you use an other shell like Gnome shell or (like me) Cairo-dock You have to suffer under the ridiculous, original Gnome rubbish, that isn't even capable to select a custom picture as background, if it isn't in the ...
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