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change by using the theme configuration application (gtk-theme-config) under the Settings Manager; simply turn Custom Highlight Colors "Off" and click "Apply". Of course, if you wish, you can change the highlight color to something you like better than the default. Source: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UtopicUnicorn/ReleaseNotes/Xubuntu


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Its really easy to do that ! Just right click on the desktop and select change background image from the menu. Then a window will open up.There you will see a simple option to change themes. The name of your current theme is Radiance, Change it to Ambience to get a whitish bright new theme for your title bars. If you want to customize it more than this, Then ...


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Run the following in a terminal - gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme "Ambiance" gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences theme "Ambiance"


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fortunately, I have found this temporary workaround to solve the problem: https://github.com/shimmerproject/Numix/issues/121 the workaround is to disable the overly scrollbars when using custom themes, this can be done with the following command: gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode normal


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I solved thanks to this answer http://stackoverflow.com/a/9170086/2326627 "Window - Preferences" on the left side: "General - Editors - Text Editors" on the right side bottom ("Appearance color options"): "Current line highlight"


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I think themes are generally very specific to the window manager it's made for, you might be able to take the theme "apart" and make a new theme for ubuntu/unity using the same images & colors? Or it's probably easier to try installing cinnamon on ubuntu? Search for install cinnamon ubuntu 14.04 and there are a lot of pages saying how to do it.


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I used to see problems similar to this on old Gnome 2 while playing with compiz, the window manager would need to be restarted sometimes, logging out & back in works, or restarting the window manager might work too. Xubuntu / XFCE uses the xfwm4 window manager, and it's got an option --replace that might work. Try: xfwm4 --replace & in a terminal ...


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The first thing you must do to get access to Root as admin is to open your terminal and type this code : gksudo nautilus (If you are using Nemo as the default file browser then this might be the code : gksudo nemo Type suitable code and press enter. Then the filebrowser will be opened as the superuser. Then go to Filesystem/lib/plymouth .... In there ...


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You can always fullscreen the dash by clicking the maximize button in the top left, which will remove the grey border.


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Address bar at Chrome depends on system color theme. For switch to nice dark - Install Dorian theme.


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May be you need to try this plugin from eclipse market place -- Eclipse Color Theme After installing Eclipse Color Theme you have to go to: Preferences -> Appearance -> Color Theme, Then select the whatever theme you like...


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Ubuntu Customization Kit (UCK) Install Ubuntu Customization Kit (UCK) from the Software Center. UCK does everything in the Install CD Customization Wiki for you (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallCDCustomization). To use UCK, you will also need the package libfribidi-bin. From the command line, install these using... sudo apt-get install ...


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You could use settings to alter it to be transparent, and under settings to go to desktop, and there you can make it transparent, and you first have to from the terminal enter: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop and write in /usr/share/unity/icons this transparency=10, and it might work fine this way.


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Have you tried launching your program through the terminal to see if there are any errors while you try and change the theme? Also maybe you should try and launch super-boot-manager as root to make the changes? sudo super-boot-manager


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Take a look at this blog post. There, @Kai suggests: export SWT_GTK3=0 export UBUNTU_MENUPROXY=0


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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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Okay, i fixed the problem: gksu lxappearance then I set Adwaita as default theme for root user, everything works fine know.


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You can install Unity Tweak Tool sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool Also, if you want more options to change colors etc, you can install Gnome Color Manager sudo apt-get install gnome-color-manager


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Try this. Once you are booted up to your desktop... press CTRL + ALT + F1. apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop apt-get install unity apt-get purge nvidia* bumblebee* apt-get install nvidia-prime shutdown -r now If issue persists, Try switching the terminal (CTRL+ALT+F1) and then remove the configuration file ~/.config/dconf/user like this : (this ...



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