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How to install themes in Ubuntu: When you download a theme for Ubuntu this come compressed into a .tar.gz file almost always. What you have to do is: Run the terminal Ctrl+Alt+T Enter cd ~ && mkdir .themes This command will create a .themes folder in your personal folder. The dot is necessary Enter cp files_path ~/.themes Replace files_path with ...


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I solved this problem myself, and it was an extremely trivial solution: Open Gnome Tweak Tool. Click on the Extensions menu item, and move the User themes slider to On. Close Gnome Tweak Tool and open it again. You should now be able to choose a Shell theme in the Appearance menu.


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here are the steps that should fix your problem. This will clean out downloaded archives sudo apt-get clean This will check for the latest packages and updates available sudo apt-get update This will push apt to update all available packages sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Hope this helps!


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Little workaround found here: sudo nano /usr/bin/gnome-tweak-tool Change #!/usr/bin/env python to #!/usr/bin/python


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You have misinterpreted Sloppy Window focus mode. It is like Mouse mode (Focus Follows Mouse cursor) so you do not require mouse-clicks to change the active window. If you want your current window to retain input focus even if you move the mouse cursor ANYWHERE else including over top other windows, then you want to set it to "Click" Windows focus mode. ...


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Similar question here Howto: Add the official Gnome Shell Extensions ppa: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update Install dependencies: sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-extensions sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-extensions-common Afterwards, enabling on the link provided works fine.


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Are you logged in to GNOME Shell? Also, have you installed any extension? As far as I know, the extensions only show up when you're logged into GNOME Shell. In Unity for instance, the Extensions tab is empty.


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Tried many workarounds to no avail. The way I solved this issue was by removing Light-Locker completely and installing gnome screensaver. Replace Light-Locker with Gnome Screensaver: Start Synaptic Package Manager. Type light-locker, then uncheck light-locker and light-locker-settings and click [Apply changes]. Then type gnome-screensaver and check the ...


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Here is the bug report that got it added It points to this document (The link has images to explain it). From the link: Software button areas On most clickpads, this is the default behavior. The bottom of the touchpad is split in the middle to generate left or right button events on click. The height of the button area depends on the hardware but ...


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I don't consider myself a pro python coder, so this may not be the most efficient way to go. In fact, I had to do some research for sorting because it's been a while since I've used python. If you open /usr/share/pyshared/gtweak/tweaks/tweak_shell_extensions.py, and add the following import at the top of the file: from operator import itemgetter Then at ...


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The error message you are reporting with gnome-tweak-tool occurs when either logging into Gnome-Classic or if logging into Gnome-Shell - but it doesnt allow a full Gnome-Shell GUI but reverts to Gnome-fallback. From your latest edit - this is the case - the screenshot shows that you are using gnome-fallback. This occurs when 3D acceleration fails. N.B. ...


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I had the same problem. Seems that the file metadata.json has a wrong shell-version. At least for Ubuntu 11.10. To solve the issue I had to: cd ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/ cd into the desired extension directory. edit the metadata.json file and change "shell-version": [ "3.3.2" ] to "shell-version": [ "3.2" ], logout from Gnome-Shell ...


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I don't have that installed, but it looks as if the command is gnome-tweak-tool. Update: Also found more info here When installation complete, GNOME Tweak Tool should show up as "Advanced Settings" in the menu. Besides changing fonts or themes, GNOME Tweak Tool can also be used to disable/enable GNOME Shell extensions, tweak the desktop, various ...


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To change to theme Adwaita, open a terminal and do: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences theme Adwaita Source: How can you change the GTK Theme and Window Decorations separately in Unity?


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After long and arduous plodding around I finally came across CompizConfig Settings Manager, and after even more time fiddling with that I found a setting under Advanced Search > Ubuntu Unity Plugin > Launcher > Launcher Monitors, which was set to "All Displays". When I switched it to "Primary Display" it instantaneously removed the launcher on the second ...


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While this seems to be a known bug (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-shell/+bug/1236749), I found this workaround (as stated in comment #12 on the report) : Set option to "system default" instead of "gnome or classic", extensions should now stay enabled after reboot. Not sure if it works for everybody, but it works for my setup.


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The extension BottomPanel works with GNOME Shell 3.16.2 % gnome-shell --version GNOME Shell 3.16.2


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The effect occurs when you use a sRGB JPG. Convert the image into RGB JPG or into a PNG and the effect/bug is gone.


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Create or modify ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css .header-bar.default-decoration { padding-top: 3px; padding-bottom: 3px; border: none; background-image: linear-gradient(to bottom, shade(@theme_bg_color, 1.05), shade(@theme_bg_color, 0.99)); box-shadow: inset 0 1px shade(@theme_bg_color, 1.4); } ...


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Well, as the screenshot shows, you are running the Unity desktop environment. To tweak this you need the Unity Tweak Tool. GNOME Extensions and the GNOME Tweak Tool are for the GNOME desktop environment ... so - if you want to see and use GNOME Extensions you will have to install the GNOME desktop environment first. Alternatively you can install the Ubuntu ...


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Comment converted to an answer After installing the user theme extension, you should restart gnome-shell. Only then would the extension show up in the GNOME tweak tool. To do that, press Alt + F2 and enter r in the dialog box. Now gnome-shell would restart and the extension will show up in the tweak tool.


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I was having a similar problem. gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme is 3.2 whereas the shell is 3.4. Shell extensions seem to be handled by installing from https://extensions.gnome.org/ rather than yourself via package manager.


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Try ; sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install -f Then try installing gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme again sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme If you get any error message with those first 3 commands, post back or use pastebin


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The windows theme refers to the buttons at the tops of a window. The gtk theme is the color of the menus , backgrounds, and buttons/dialogs within windows. gnome look has additional screenshots and examples.


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Solved. I re-visited the "solutions" from the other post and un-did the changes which I had earlier made per that posting... and, although gnome-tweak-tool still reports: CRITICAL: Error parsing schema org.gnome.shell (/usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/org.gnome.shell.gschema.xml) the extensions are enabled.


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Try starting over, remove all the stuff you installed. Now, do this sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update Then sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme gnome-tweak-tool http://www.webupd8.org/2011/10/official-gnome-shell-extensions.html


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Gnome Shell themes change only the shell elements' appearance, like top bar, notification area, dash, etc. Window appearance should be modified by GTK themes. I've taken a look at this Faïence theme page and if it is the one you were talking about, you should do more than just change Gnome Shell theme. The author also recommends themes for GTK and icons, ...


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(Comment to answer by OP) I tested it under gnome-shell and it worked. The issue seems to be with Unity, like you said. – Jesse Nov 9 '11 at 4:49


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The Ubuntu Unity desktop allows fonts to be specified for a number of different display categories: Application font - The font used to display text in application windows. This also changes the font used to display items such as the menus in the desktop panel. Document font - Specifies the font that is to be used when displaying document text in an ...


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Installing Programs or Other Packages You can install programs to a LiveCD session in the normal way, although these will be forgotten as soon as you switch the machine off. For example, you might install antivirus or data-recovery tools to fix the system installed on the computer's hard drive. Because space is limited on a LiveCD, you should ...



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