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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ; 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 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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On my 13.10 box I found them in /usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/base.{xml,lst} and /usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/evdev.{xml,lst}. The XMLs are identical, as are the LSTs (at least in my case), so I think any one of them would have the full text you seek. Another thing you can do is modify gnome-tweak-tool so you can see the entire text. Here's how I "fixed" mine: ...


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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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If you still have issue running the application. It may be Python-dependent. Have you seen this: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1909933 Btw, Alt+F2 should be the run prompt (gnome-tweak-tool) && also you should be able to start Gnome Tweak Tool from Applications –> Other–> Advanced Settings P.S. I'm still unable to answer questions as a ...


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Using the same tool change all fonts again to Ubuntu or any other standard font that can deal with Ubuntu. Some fonts are not standard, and doesn't cover full set of chars, so when system tries to use a char, for example in bold mode, and that mode does not exist in font, it is shown with a rectangle.


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What is the difference? Also, some themes are available as "current" and others as Gtk+ ones. To me this is a bug because, as it is it confuses the user. The menu labeled GTK Theme is the theme that is applied to change the overall look of the windows and the one labeled Current Theme is the theme of the window borders, I believe it was previously (and ...


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install the gnome shell extension user theme even though it gives error then run the following command sudo cp $HOME/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/user-theme@gnome-shell-extensions.gcampax.github.com/schemas/org.gnome.shell.extensions.user-theme.gschema.xml /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas && sudo glib-compile-schemas /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas ...


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You are using the testing release of gnome3 (ppa:ricotz/testing) which will generally not be compatible with extensions. In order to downgrade to gnome 3.6, you will have to purge the ricotz/testing ppa with sudo ppa-purge ppa:ricotz/testing. Then you will have to reinstall gnome shell from the standard gnome3 repository (ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3). Note ...


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You will probably have set some incompatible setting combination(s). Gnome Tweak Tool can be used on Ubuntu, but is not exclusively for Ubuntu + Unity. That is why there is no "set to default" option, like you would expect from an application, dedicated to Ubuntu only. Removing the application would not undo the setting changes you made with it. Since you ...


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Thanks to the solution linked by user62716: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=167309, let me type it out here. cd /usr/share/pyshared/gtweak/ sudo gedit gsettings.py Insert this before line 37: if schema_name == "org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences": schema_filename = schema_name + ".gschema.xml" Now it should look like: def __init__(self, ...


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Gnome Shell requires that you have good hardware support from your VGA, and that you have good drivers. Your desktop is a fallback mode for hardware that can't handle Gnome Shell. If you want a modern desktop, you should probably give Unity 2D a chance. It's quite nice and works without 3D acceleration.


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yeah...this happened again today. This output tells you, that the developers are again working on gnome-shell and so you should look for updates in Terminal more often on such days. Then after getting update and upgrade, go to your Synaptic, refresh it completely and then try to install. If this output comes again, then you just need to wait to a later ...


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In the readme you'll see these instructions: Running ------- * If you wish to run the application uninstalled, execute; ./gnome-tweak-tool [-p /path/to/jhbuild/prefix/] If you wish to install system wide you must ./autogen.sh && make && make install You'll probably need "build-essentials" and "automake" to ...


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If you are using gnome-classic session, You can't enable shell theme, simply because you aren't using gnome-shell. Login to Gnome session, which uses Gnome-Shell. Install the user-theme extension by going to this page. Close the gnome-tweak-tool and re-open it. You should now change the gnome-shell theme You should also install gnome-shell themes to be ...


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We're going to use Gio to get the Base Key (the category the value is at). Once we get that value we're going to set a CheckBox on it to change the value. We then setup various signals to listen for changes in the setting and CheckBox. I know it's not the desktop one but you can plug it into the BASE_KEY. By the way, you shouldn't try and use GConf in GNOME ...


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To change theme colors there are three files you need to edit. /usr/share/themes/{theme name}/gtk-3.0/gtk.css /usr/share/themes/{theme name}/gtk-3.0/settings.ini /usr/share/themes/{theme name}/gtk-2.0/gtkrc In the beginning of these files you'll find 4 pairs of core foreground and background colors used in applications based on the gtk 2 and gtk 3 ...


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Just to make sure - Did the instructions you followed involve extracting the theme to /usr/share/themes? If not you can find a more detailed description of how to install a theme in 11.10 here.



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