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Questions tagged [themes]

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

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Force Ocenaudio to the correct scale, theme (QT5)

I recently upgraded Ubuntu to 18.04, and now Ocenaudio's UI is almost too small to use. Their changelog says some features require QT > 5.5 so this implies to me that the application uses QT5. I ...
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VMRC on Ubuntu does not render client area

I have a problem with my VMware Remote Console (VMRC) 10.0.4 on Ubuntu 18.04. I have installed it on plain Ubuntu and everything had worked perfectly. Then one day I decided to try Pantheon desktop ...
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Eclipse color issue after applying theme Macbuntu-os-mint-cinnamon-edition-master to 18.04 unity

As you can see,in same place,both text and background are white,and make it hard to recognize.so question is If still want to use this theme,how to modify partial style to avoid these problems?
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Tells me .themes folder already exists [duplicate]

I cant find the themes folder so i tried to create one in the home directory but it tells me it already exists
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Is it possible to set a gtk theme for flatpak apps independet from the Gnome theme configuration?

Is it possible to set a gtk theme for flatpak apps independent from the Gnome theme configuration? For Gnome I am using the POP! Slim theme, which is not available in the flatpak theme repo yet. Only ...
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Login Screen and theme completely changed in Ubuntu 18.10

I just tried some commands to fix my wifi driver issue from the next boot the look and feel has been changed how to restore this back
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Ubuntu Bionic 18.04 flashing white line at top of onitor

This problem is visible with a window whose edge is dark and is placed at the top of the monitor. The problem only appears on my external DisplayPort monitor. It doesn't appear on the laptop's own ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Java Swing Gui Theme (Gnome Shell)

I've been using with great success a Java based program called Jpdftweak. After I updated to Ubuntu 18.04 it does not use it's old-school swing style'd GUI any longer but Java somehow tries to adopt ...
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change the fallback theme

I want to change the fallback theme of ubuntu to Yaru so I downloaded the Yaru icon pack from the git repo and pasted icon folder to .icon folder in home but my most application stop launching ...
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Gnome Panel becomes fully transparent when window is not maximised!

In my Ubuntu 18.04 Top Panel becomes fully transparent when any window is not maximized. When the window is Maximized When the window is not Maximized How can I resolve this issue?
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Can't properly install GTK theme on Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed GNOME on Ubuntu 16.04 using the "sudo apt install ubuntu-gnome-desktop" command. When I try to change the GTK+ theme using the "Gnome tweak tool" I have a weird behaviour: With the ...
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How to change the default terminal icon

I know it seems like a duplicate but I can't find anything especially related to terminal icon. What I tried so far: Modifying /usr/share/applications/gnome-terminal.desktop icon no changing I ...
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Gnome Tweak: Bug Adwaita-dark theme breaking browser styles

I faced a bug today after installing Gnome Tweak. How to reproduce it ? First of all Install Gnome Tweak under Ubuntu 18.04. Go to Appearance > Themes > Applications Default is "Ambiance", now ...
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Gnome using two themes [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 18.10 with gnome 3.30.2. on my PC. I set the theme to Yaru-dark, however the shutdown window and some popup windows still use the default Adwaita theme. I managed to solve the ...
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What is the right way to write a .desktop file to launch app with a specific theme on Ubuntu 18.04?

My system is Ubuntu 18.04. I want to start corebird with a specific theme from a .desktop file. So I created a .desktop file with this exec line: Exec=env GTK_THEME=mytheme corebird But corebird ...
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Is it possible to create your own unique Ubuntu image?

I have very limited knowledge about OS installation and this side of computing however I was just wondering: Instead of installing Ubuntu 18.04 and then having to install my preferred themes and apps ...
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Audacity Menu Text Unreadable on Ubuntu 18.10

The menu text in Audacity on Ubuntu 18.10 is very light that is hard to read and looks like its disabled. How can I fix this? I'm using Audacity 2.3.1.
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Ubuntu 18.x fixing nvidia screentearing results in custom cursor error

I am using the nvidia proprietary driver. I have fixed the nvidia screentearing by doing: sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/zz-nvidia-modeset.conf Insert this: options nvidia_drm modeset=1 Then ctrl+o ...
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Icon themes does not apply to GNOME launcher

I installed Arc Dark with the Numix icon set but the icons do not change in the launcher on the left, nor they change in the 'Show Applications' view. I installed everything via the GNOME Tweak Tool: ...
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Any skeuomorphic/non-flat themes for Ubuntu? (Unity)

I don't know whether a similar question has been asked already, however I am trying to create a custom Ubuntu distribution based on Ubuntu 18.10 while running the Unity desktop environment, not GNOME. ...
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My cursor keeps on jumping while I type

My cursor keeps on jumping while I type, This happened all of a sudden. It was working fine but after I updated Ubuntu, then all this started. Even while I am typing this answer I am facing this ...
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To what color does “fg = 248” correspond in Ranger's color schemes?

I'm trying out Ranger file manager written in Python because it has very nice file and image preview features. While four color schemes are provided by default, others can be added by the user to ~/....
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How to recover missing gdm3 files causing broken login screen on 18.04

The gdm3 login screen GUI is broken with odd graphical artifacts and colors. The input field is also often not visible/obscured, but I am able to blindly log into the desktop via Enter > password, and ...
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How do I delete installed themes?

I am new to Ubuntu and was excited by the freedom it gives. So I installed a lot of themes and a lot of icons. Now I want to get rid of them. And I don't know where are they installed. In Windows, I ...
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Animation error in gdm3 unbuntu 18.04

I tried searching a lot for the above error but didn't find any solution to this, I installed flat-remix-themes https://github.com/daniruiz/flat-remix-gnome and on rebooting this screen appears. I ...
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How to change dropdown menu color in double commander in ubuntu 18.04 Ambiance theme?

How can I change color for double commander's menu? The text color is too close to the background color.
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A dark theme for Akregator?

Just installed Akregator and I'm extremely impressed. The only flaw seems to be the lack of native theme customization. I'd love to tweak this app with a dark theme if possible. I think it's based on ...
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How to change Icon of Application Instance

I'm new to Linux, and currently running Kubuntu 18.04.2 LTS with KDE Plasma 5.12.7. I have installed an icon theme which replaces folder icons etc. I have also changed Dolphin to use an orange ...
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Why Chrome apps/windows do not follow GTK theme?

I use Linux but at a noob level. Usually Most of the time I use Ubuntu based distros. My browser of choice is Google Chrome. Services as Netflix, Tweetdeck, etc., I use them as "apps" opened in ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 black theme (black background, and white/bright text in every apps including file manager)

user@linux:~$ head -2 /etc/os-release NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish)" user@linux:~$ The default theme in Lubuntu has light themes (Bright and White), though I prefer a dark theme (...
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How can I fix a broken dark theme and menus in the Libreoffice 6.2 snap?

Overnight my snap must have updated to 6.2. Now there is a dark theme and the top bar menus are completely useless. They are transparent with white text so I can't read any of the text. If I get to ...
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Gedit matching terminal and side panels theme to the editor's

Running ubuntu 18.04 on a laptop. I'm using gedit for C learning purposes. My gedit window looks like this: The bright white really contrasts with the dark theme and I would like to match the side ...
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GTK3 theme wanted with close button on top right pixel

I am looking for a GTK3 theme for the gnome desktop which allows the following use case: To close a maximized window, one can move the mouse to the pixel at the very top right corner of the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 unity has problems with icons and top panel after installing mate-desktop

I install mate desktop on Ubuntu 16.04 sudo apt-get install mate-core mate-desktop-environment mate-notification-daemon Then I uninstall mate sudo apt-get remove mate-core mate-desktop-environment ...
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How do i change the top bar FONT in Gnome 3.30.1?

I am desperately trying to change the font of my top bar, but editing the gnome-shell.css in my currently installed theme (Canta-dark-square) does not work somehow. My .themes folder is in the /home/...
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Color Templates Are Not Loading For Ardour5 In Ubuntu Studio 18.10

For the life of me, I can't figure this one out. I've removed and reinstalled Ardour5 via apt 3 or 4 times now, and it does this every time. It keeps crashing when I start the app because it can't ...
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Where are original Ubuntu GTK CSS settings files?

I use Ubuntu 18.04.1. I made one change to the system files and unwisely did not save the original. The change was made to the file /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0/gtk-widgets.css as per How do I ...
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How to make whole linux window background dark colored? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I am looking for a way to make every window of Ubuntu to turn Black. For example, this window is white: I installed a plugin in Google Chrome named Dark Reader and it makes ...
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How to create MY OWN custom icons 18.04

I want to create an icon pack for Ubuntu 18.04. Icon Theme? Icon set? I don't know the official term used with Ubuntu I have my own personal .ico icons that I created to modify Windows with a while ...
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Ubuntu gnome-shell purple design

How do I remove Ubuntu gnome-shell theme and restore the original one? I already tried sudo update-alternatives --config gdm3.css (gnome-shell.css). However, this only done like 75% work done. The ...
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How to : Create cursor theme for 18.04

I would like to create my own cursor theme. I have almost all graphical files required in Inkscape SVG format. Now I want to know how to combine them and build as a cursor theme which I can use on ...
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Icons change colour on Ubuntu 18.04 depending on window state

On Ubuntu 18.04 (running under VirtualBox), icons in the indicator bar change colour based on the state of the current window. In the screenshot below, I have have a terminal window maximised and the ...
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Why is my Arc theme not looking correct on Ubuntu 18.04?

I want to switch to Linux. So I installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS besides Windows 10. So I'm an absolute beginner. Today I installed the Arc theme and then I installed Tweaks to change the theme: This is ...
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BlackMATE theme - alt-tab window switcher selection color

In the BlackMATE theme the alt-tab window switcher selection frame is a black rectangle against a dark brown background. How can I change this to a brighter color? I don't see an option in any of the ...
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I cannot download xfce theme manager

On my xubuntu I have this horrible software heading: I want to remove it. A post said to download xfce-theme-manager, so I did everything I had to do: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rebuntu16/other-...
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Where are the Home Directory Contents / Settings Cached in Ubuntu 18.04?

On a Ubuntu 18.04 LTS machine, some settings related to the theme turned everything in the GUI (xfce) unreadable. I logged out, logged in as another user, deleted that previous user's directory and ...
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Adding a login screen background using .themes folder

Looks like modding Gnome shell at usr/share/gnome-shell/theme is not a good idea. As a workaround, I tried copying the Adapta theme folder from usr/share/theme and placed a copy in .themes folder in ...
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Ubuntu.css in 18.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to edit the login and unlock screen. I successfully managed to change the background. When I look into ubuntu.css in /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme I can see a line which denotes where SVGs ...
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Change the Ubuntu login/lock screen theme (not wallpaper) [duplicate]

so I went to gnome-look.org, downloaded a theme file (ubuntu.css) and I tried replacing the ubuntu.css file in /usr/share/gnome-shell/themes/... the only problem is that ubuntu.css isn't there (...
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XFCE theme not applying correctly in settings-menu and panel

I installed Lubuntu 18.04 alternative command-line-system with xorg and xfce4 in a VirtualBox VM and on a USB drive with gtk3 themes. The installed packages are the same and both systems are updated ...