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Questions about "themes" which alter the look of the interface.

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How do I re-install plymouth-theme-ubuntu-logo?

I had KDE installed on my computer a bit ago. Switched back to gnome in 18.04. Recently upgraded to 20.04 and realized the Kubuntu loading screen still shows on startup. Did some research and found ...
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Customizing tooltips in Ubuntu Mate 20.04

I am using Ubuntu Mate 20.04 How can I customize the appearance (i.e. background, font color... ) of tooltips? Maybe through dconf-editor or command line?
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Ubuntu gives error when trying to update

When I try to update using apt-get update I get the following errors (which are incresing in amount while I'm following some tutos found here). W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org/...
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Ubuntu 20.04 software center bug when using downloaded themes [duplicate]

I'm experiencing a bug when applying a custom theme downloaded from gnome-look.org. This happens with most themes I've downloaded such as these: https://www.gnome-look.org/p/1316887/ https://www....
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How can I get snap icons to use my icon theme and not change back after updates?

Snap .desktop files are stored in /var/lib/snapd/desktop/applications. The icons used there have a hard coded path. I can change the path to just the application name so that it uses my gnome icon ...
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How to change the theme for root user? [duplicate]

Okay, I know that the themes for normal user (with normal privileges) are stored in home/user/.themes... But, I have also noticed that opening an application as root makes the app use a different (...
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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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My Ubuntu 20.04 appearance settings are mostly grayed out

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 relatively smoothly. However, the dock is auto-hidden on the left side of the screen. When I go into the gnome control center settings and click Appearance I am ...
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Issue with broken and missing icons after upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04

I upgraded from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04 and have not found a solution to these desktop bugs and don't know how to report them. See images below, icons for all system applications are missing, ...
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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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P7Zip-Desktop : Dark mode?

I'm using P7Zip-Desktop and my theme is installed from online, it's not native, but is there any way to make 7zip run on that theme's colors? or at least dark colors?
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Themes won't uninstall from Global Themes in Kubuntu 20.04

I'm new to Linux, and KDE in particular. Backstory: I've upgraded from Kubuntu 18.04 to Kubuntu 20.04 recently, and I've encountered a weird problem when I try to install a new theme. I install ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 System Menu shutdown buttons turn into Dropdown

I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my laptop, previously using 19.04. I've noticed that previously, there are buttons on the system menu for settings, logout and turn off: Now, it shows an ...
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css custom properties (variables) in gnome-shell.css

I'm playing with modifying an existing gnome-shell theme. (I use a gnome-shell.css that just consists of an import of an existing gnome-shell.css followed by an import of a css file which contains ...
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Is it possible to make WINE look like Windows 10 by using themes from Windows 10?

So, I dual-boot windows on a separate drive, and I'm wondering if it's possible to use the themes from my Windows install on WINE. Is it possible to do that?
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Wrong font in Vimix Grub theme

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 and I've installed the Vimix Grub theme: https://github.com/vinceliuice/grub2-themes The theme is loading correctly, but the font I see on my screen is not the one displayed ...
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The older official icons and/or theme

Without success, I started looking for older official themes and icons. I personally do not like the design of 20.04 and are not customer-friendly. I didn't expect them to make such a big change in an ...
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How to customize Lock Screen theme in Ubuntu 20.04

I changed the gnome shell theme of the login screen to Yaru-dark by following instructions in this answer. I did notice the dark calendar and system menu when I log on after reboot. However, when I ...
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Dark Mode not working in 20.04

I upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04 and tried to enable dark mode but this is not working. Here is one more weird thing I noted. I am running Ubuntu 20.04 but this message shows 18.04. Update: This ...
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Adding scrollbar arrows to Adwaita (default)

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 desktop. I have only the default themes installed on my system. Currently, I am using Adwaita (default) which does not have arrows at the two ends of vertical or horizontal ...
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Help with creating Systemd Timers to Automate Window Theme Changes

I am trying to get Ubuntu 20.04 LTS ("Focal Fossa") to automatically switch to the "light" Window Theme at 0600 (6AM) every morning, and the "dark" Window Theme at 1800 (6PM) every night. The ...
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Application window title bar text customization [duplicate]

Could you tell me how to perform a change in application window title bar text? The question is about existing applications installed on the machine (not about setting that text in my new application)....
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Ubuntu 20.04 doesn't let me to override font weight for GNOME shell theme

I'm creating a GNOME shell theme for Ubuntu 20.04 and GNOME Shell 3.36. I use this: stage, #panel, StLabel { font-weight: bold; } none of those can change the font weight. To test that I'm ...
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What is this icon theme?

I would like to know what this theme of icons is.
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How do I change Icons' size?

I've been installing some themes and extensions, and I don't know why but the icons' sizes are way too big than they should be. Icons located in the Desktop are okay, but when I open some applications ...
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CSS classes in gnome-shell for panel's menus background and slider

I would like to change the background of panel's menu (and make it transparent) and change the color of the slider (from purple to orange). I like the default Ubuntu shell theme, so I don't want to ...
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Top Bar with rounded corners in Ubuntu 19.10

I want the top bar on Ubuntu 19.10 to have rounded corners, like Fedora for example. I have searched a lot but without any answers.
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Is it possible to have seperate icons for Openbox active and inactive windows?

Pretty sure this is not the place to ask such a question, but I did not find any Openbox formus. Anyways, I am wondering if anyone knows if it is possible to have seperate icons for the Openbox ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Grub Customizer messed up my Grub

On 20.04 Focal I was trying out the same dual boot Grub Theme I have on my 27" IdeaCentre on my ThinkPad X1 Carbon. Problem is, the fonts were displaying billboard sized off the screen on the ThinkPad....
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Losing Dropox Icon in Kubuntu

I just updated to Kubuntu 20.04 on older machine, and so far so good, except a little issue with themes and icons wrt a couple of icons in the system tray. My Dropbox icon is now hidden - it is there,...
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How to fix terminal title-bar icon in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I applied a Mac OS theme to my Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. The new icons are coming properly in titlebar of all applications except for terminal and gedit like below. You can see that between the minimise-...
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Poor text visibility after ugrading to ubuntu 20.04

Here is screenshot of menu in status bar And also in calendar and Notofication panel I tried changing the theme from ubuntu's Yaru dark to Yaru light and also to Ant-Dracula (https://github....
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'Ubuntu on Wayland' theme and appearance set to Ubuntu 20.04 default Session. How to restore back?

I chose the 'Ubuntu on Wayland' session from the settings like icon from the right corner of the login screen and logged in. Once I logged out and logged back in the Ubuntu default session, the ...
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How to restore the default Ubuntu 20.04 boot screen logo?

I installed the KDE desktop over the default Ubuntu 20.04. After that I'm not seeing the default Ubuntu logo with Dell logo which is the new 20.04 feature. Instead seeing the Kubuntu logo. How can I ...
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How to configure Thunderbird for “deepdark” or “darkreader” message content?

Being a fan of the Firefox darkreader plugin, I similarly installed deepdark for Thunderbird. Generally, looks good. However, the content of e-mails looks fairly unchanged. How do I dumb-down ...
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Change Gnome popup notification text colour

How can I change the colour of the text below the title in popup notifications? I have installed 20.04 (Gnome 3.36.1) with Adapta theme (specifically Adapta-Eta). As you can see, the text below "...
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Ubuntu Software became fully transparent

Ubuntu Software has become fully transparent after switching to a Mac shell theme.
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Cannot select window color theme after upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04

After upgrading Ubuntu from version 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS some icons have not changed to the new version and window color themes are not selectable.
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Terminal colors rendering darker on 20.04

For some reason, way terminal colors are rendered seems to have changed after upgrading from 18.04 to 20.04. To take a concrete example, here's what terminator looks like in 18.04. And here's what it ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Dark mode isn't making the GNOME menus dark

Ubuntu 20.04 dark mode is not making the top bar menus dark. I've done all my updates and rebooted a few times but it won't make them menus dark.
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nvidia messing up with desktop configuration and themes

using intel graphics UI is fine, but switching to Nvidia GPU, everything is messed up. Problems window decorations are messed up on Nvidia. latte-dock not working (can be fixed by removing ~/.config/...
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How to install custom plymouth in cubic?

I am trying to install my custom plymouth theme doing this: sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/share/plymouth/themes/default.plymouth default.plymouth /usr/share/plymouth/themes/mytheme/mytheme....
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Lubuntu App Icon Bug in Tray

I'm using Lubuntu 19.10 currently, and most of the apps I'm running in my tray are shown with a generic icon instead of their original icon. E.g. discord, touchpad-indicator, telegram-desktop. You can ...
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How to set Yaru icon theme as fall back in 20.04

I hate the folder colours in 20.04. So I used an icon theme of my own with very few customisations ( folder, trash can etc). I have set the index. theme file as [Icon Theme] Name=Jadu Comment=Jadu ...
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Google Chrome System Dark Mode

When I switch Ubuntu 20.04 to dark mode (via gnome-tweak-tool > appearance > Shell > Yaru-dark and the Appearance section of the system app) Google Chrome doesn't seem to think that my OS/System ...
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Set local image as a splash screen

How to set a local image as splash screen for Ubuntu 18.04? Every resource I find is about how to set one of the Plymouth themes as a splash screen but none of them explains how to set a local image ...
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How to decrease button size?

I am using the Sierra theme. Everything is alright, but except the button size in eclipse. See that image? all of the button's height is larger than the text box. It obviously doesn't look good, so I ...
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Unable to enable yaru dark theme in Ubuntu 20.04 [closed]

I have installed ubuntu-minimal without recommends. I am trying to enable the yaru dark theme; even though it appears under the Appearance setting, nothing happens when I select Dark. (I have tried ...
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Getting a small arrow on top bar's right corner. Only for terminal. How to remove it? [duplicate]

The arrow doesn't effect the function of the buttons as I’m still able to use all the 3 keys. I guess it's just an overlay:
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What can I do to make my new installation look vanilla?

I have changed distros quite a few times. Most of the time, the distro installer will install a few config files to make the distro look in a certain way . For example, Lubuntu will change a few LXDE ...

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