Questions tagged [appearance]

Questions that relate to the appearance of Ubuntu. If the question relates to a comprehensive changing of appearance please use the themes tag.

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Some programs appearance has changed to look like windows 3.1

Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Release: 20.04 Codename: focal Hi, a member of the openshot team was helping me fix a problem and suddenly all the graphics went ...
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Customise window border for Chromium Ubuntu

I have Chromium browser running on my ubuntu machine, having switched from Chrome because I wanted the native min-max-close buttons in the integrated title bar (Chromium has, Chrome currently doesn't)....
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provblem changing dock position [duplicate]

I've installed dash-to-cock for customization my desktop. when I change the dock position to bottom or right ,the left dock still showing. what can I do?
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Fonts have blue shadows in ubuntu 20.04

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 20.04.1 (Linux kernel 5.4.0.26-generic), in my desktop from a USB disk. After installing nvidia driver version 450, all fonts in the system have blue shadows. See the ...
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How to open System Settings>Appearance with command line

How to open System Settings>Appearance with terminal? i.e., what is the right command for that? I try gnome-control-center appearance, but it does not work as it is not one of the panels in gnome-...
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Right click menu and calendar are still white even after enabling the dark mode

I enabled global dark mode from settings which should make everything dark, but still the right click menu and calendar are white. I don't want to install any additional unofficial themes just to ...
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installed netbeans 12.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 and can't zoom in

I installed NetBeans 12.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 and can't zoom in. How do I zoom in?
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Ubuntu 20.04 appearance does not change on switching to dark mode

After updating to 20.04 LTS from 18.04. I noticed that under appearance there were two additional themes, dark and standard and light was the default. After changing to dark the theme is still light. ...
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how to disable Application Menu in top bar in 20.04? [duplicate]

In the past there used to be an option in Settings->Appearance->Behavior to toggle between using the Application Menu in the top menu bar and a window-specific menu button. In 20.04, I don't see that ...
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All windows applications are purple - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Sometimes when I turn on my machine, all the application windows are purple. This happened 3 times to me, but it always goes back to normal when I restart the computer. The third time this happened ...
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How do I dim inactive windows

Back in the Unity days, there was a Compiz setting where you could force inactive windows to dim. I frequently work with two monitors and multiple windows open and it regularly happens that I start ...
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Ubuntu Log off Button/Panel is disapering when I click on it

I have some problems with customizing my Ubuntu 20.02 LTS. I installed not much on it; only custom appearance ("plank", "Arc-Menue", "Nordic-Darker" applications Theme, "Mojave-Dark" shell theme, "...
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Appearance setting lists only some of the themes in /usr/share/themes

I have used Ubuntu Studio 16.04 since Dec. 2016. Due to having a slow, quota internet connection, I downloaded the 20.04 ISO and burned a disk. Long story short, I finally have a working 20.04 ...
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Moka icons problem

I recently installed Moka icons on my Xubuntu 20, but some icons are not visible. For example folder icons are invisible. Also, when I want to select Moka icons, I see a danger or error icon!
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Ubuntu 20.04: Can't find basic application menu on the dock and appearance menu in settings

Application menu which is usually found on the leftmost bottom containing all the system and installed applications is missing after the update. The theme is by default set to bright white one and ...
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Weird context menu behavior with multiple displays

The picture pretty much summarizes it: Instead of popping up at the top panel, context menus appear where my main display's boundary is. I'm under Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS
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fonts are EXTREMELY small in some app windows

After installing ubuntu 18.04, fonts of some application like spotify or foxit-reader ... are so small, this is not the case for other applications like chrome or geany. why do you think is that? ...
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Is there a Xubuntu theme for 4K/UHD display?

On a large 4K display, all system and software menus and navigation panels as well as tab names and bookmarks in Firefox appear quite small. Is there a theme or other way to adjust their sizing? ...
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How to disable thick orange border when switching applications on Ubuntu 18.04?

When I switch windows directly by shortcut, this ugly thick orange border shows up around a window I'm focused on at the moment. Is there any way to disable this on Ubuntu 18? I tried to adjust some ...
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GNOME 3 active button color [duplicate]

the active button border is so thin I can barely see it (see attached image). Is there a way to change this to a thicker border or to a fully colored active button?
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Automatically resize windows when new windows are opened

I want my desktop to automatically resize all the windows I have open. So If I have one window open and open a second then the windows will be shown side by side and if a third one is opened then it ...
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White dialog windows in dark theme, Ubuntu 19.04

After upgrading to 19.04 I've noticed that some dialog windows are still white even while using a dark theme (Adwaita-dark in my case). Is there any way to make these windows dark like the rest of ...
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Two downloads of Ubuntu Alternative Installer look different (but have same SHA256). How?

I am trying to use the Ubuntu Server "alternative installer". I downloaded it from this url: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/18.04.2/release/?_ga=2.146670386.784411243.1560122924-141056204....
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS highlight color for dialog buttons is too little visible

In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS it's so difficult to see which button is the current selection in a dialog window, because it's too little visible the color highlight. Using the mouse it's easy, but moving ...
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How to get a .png of the Desktop background “color”

In Ubuntu 16.04 settings, you can go to Appearance > Colors & Gradients > and select a 'plain' color to be the Desktop background. I like the color choices of 16.04 and want to use the same color ...
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Some app icons in Ubuntu Dock are black & white [duplicate]

I don't know how to name this issue. So I decide to share a screenshot. Is it something serious? I am freaking out. Can you guys help me resolve the issue?
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How to reset whole a appearance (Gnome)?

I installed many different themes and icons. Now I want to bring the appearance of the desktop and the login window as it was before. How to do it?
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Increase the highlighted button bezel thickness (GNOME)

Is there any way to increase the visibility (e.g. thickness, contrast or colour) of bezel that surrounds the highlighted (aka selected) button in gnome window? TBH sometimes it is barely visible in ...
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Add different configuration of mate as a new desktop environment

I'm setting up public Ubuntu computers for my school and I'd like to make it so that the user can choose what the mate desktop will look like when logging in, like when choosing which DE to use. I'd ...
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Light and dark themes disappeared without any apparent reason

As described. I used light and dark default ubuntu desktops themes since years ago and now they disappeared without any reason. If I go to settings appearance they do not appear on the "theme" list ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 default theme loads first before my custome theme

On startup the login screen will be purple instead of my wallpaper and after login the panel color and launcher as well as the wallpaper will be the default purple theme for a second until it loads my ...
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How do I maximize windows behind Ubuntu dock?

I would like to make maximized windows reach behind the launcher (or dock), to improve appearance. Currently items can reach behind it, but not when using the maximize option. As you can see the ...
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Is the desktop gradient gone in 18.04?

I cannot figure out how to make a desktop gradient in 18.04 (upgraded from 16.04, and there it was simply in the settings, but seems to be gone in 18.04 :-(( THANKS!
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18.04 LTS - Fourth button on titlebar

I have suffered this weird button for a few days. It is really annoying to use customized icon themes (default one is fine). Does anyone know what this is? I want to remove it.
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How to make Ubuntu feel more “integrated”?

This screenshot shows different apps being shown very different. I'm showing keepass2, keepassx, keepassxc, with the theme "Yaru-dark". What do I need to do to make they all look "dark"?
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How to get icon buttons inside Apper software manager when used in Lxqt

I was looking for a light and fast software manager for KDE/Qt similar to Synaptic, and Apper is an answer. Although it is usable, and I find it even lighter than Synaptic, it lacks icons for the ...
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How do you add a show desktop button to the dock (18.04)? [duplicate]

In 16.04 there was a button on the dock you could click that would minimize all open applications. Is there a similar button in 18.04? It looked like this:
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how to change behaviour settings in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

How can I change behavior in Ubuntu 18.04.There is no title bar with tabs disappeared in Firefox. There is no title bar for any option only i have is a firefox drop down tab with option to quit.
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How to change highlight color of windows on taskbar in KDE Plasma 5?

Currently windows on panel's taskbar panel highlighted by blue by default, how could I change that color without changing the entire theme (can't find).
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Rounded corners of windows

I know that this feature is already in Ubuntu since few version but I didn't saw it in any version of Ubuntu. I'm using regular Ambience window style but I can't set rounded corners. All windows look ...
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How to set LXPanel opacity?

In appearance settings there is "Solid Background" option checked with 0 opacity, but LXPanel background is same as wallpaper, not the window it covers. How to make it right? Here are two screenshots:
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VLC 3 interface looks “old” [duplicate]

VLC 3 looks "old"/"unstyled" after installation with snap. Here is a screenshot As you can see the buttons are kind of unstyled.
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Empty icon space in top panel

After some time an empty space appeared at my top panel If I click on it, I see empty dropdown list, do you have any ideas of how can I get rid of it? I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
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Ubuntu 17.10 login screen wallpaper

I like the wallpaper of Ubuntu 17.10 login screen and I would like to set it as my main wallpaper, too. Can you tell me where it is located in my files? Thanks in advance.
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How do I make my Ubuntu Desktop have a dock at the bottom and system utilization widgets on the side?

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04. And I saw this image online somewhere: I like how icons are sitting at the bottom rather than on the side. And there is some text appearing at the side along with ...
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How do I move the close, minimize, and maximize buttons to the right? [duplicate]

I went into appearance settings and there is no option to switch the mentioned buttons to the right side of the window. Note that I am using Ubuntu 16.04
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tiny selection elements in firefox

I am using Firefox 57.0.1 in Ubuntu 17.10 (with Radiance Appearance) and it shows tiny selection elements and scrollbars. I have tried to set GtkRange::slider-width in /usr/share/themes/Radiance, but ...
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Is there a way to change Ubuntu 17.10 theme [duplicate]

Just downloaded and installed Ubuntu 17.10 and I was wondering if I could change the look. To look like the Ubuntu 17.04 or just change it, as it is. PS. I prefer the Ubuntu 17.04 look.(UNITY)
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Font size changes after running xrandr --off

I have a laptop with an external monitor and switch between both screens using xrandr --auto and xrandr --off. Sometimes when I change the screen the font size in programs is suddenly weirdly big. ...
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Recover default Theme

Accidentally, I deleted the /usr/share/themes folder... I reinstalled the light-theme and finally I got my theme back but with one issue: Around some buttons there is a white border: In nautilus https:...

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