I've installed notepad++ with wine. If I run this application it looks like Win95.

So now twenty years have past and I would appreciate a look that is a tiny bit more state of the art.

I found this solution: https://askubuntu.com/a/219795/249909

Applying the accepted answer results in nicely looking winecfg. But notepad++ still looks ugly as before.

Not only that: Using the theme causes that the toolbar of notepad++ is not longer visible:

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So, instead one step forward this was one step back. How to solve this?

  • This looks like a problem of Wine integration with the DE, rather than Ubuntu itself.
    – LnxSlck
    Jun 5, 2015 at 8:53
  • You can try a different theme (e.g. there are loads on deviantart - like the UbuntuLight theme) Which desktop environment are you using?
    – Wilf
    Jun 5, 2015 at 10:28
  • I tried a few. Everytime the same. I've tried it with Plasma 5.2 and 5.3...
    – avb
    Jun 5, 2015 at 11:07
  • isn't that releated to the windows version wine is using (usually xp)
    – mchid
    Jun 5, 2015 at 12:31
  • Have you tried the native port of Notepad++? See askubuntu.com/a/413179/16395
    – Rmano
    Jun 5, 2015 at 14:45


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