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

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How to make a cursor theme for Ubuntu 20.04's tweak tool with Xcursogen?

I want to create my own cursor from a set of pngs. I want to know how to do it with the program: xcursogen that is readily installed with ubuntu. please give a step-by-step, detailed answer. I'm not a ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 background color and wallpaper not showing together

In 20.04 I can choose a background color and center a wallpaper image for a nice effect. In 22.04 I seem to be able to choose either a color or wallpaper, but not both. Does anyone know how I can ...
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Why is the Breeze theme a flatpak

The Breeze theme is standard installed on Kubuntu 20.04.2. Why is it a flatpak? I want to use flatpaks as little as possible. Is there a Breeze theme just from Canonical that can replace it? Not that ...
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Changing Geary's Icon Size

I made an feature request issue for Geary to have larger icons for new, reply, delete etc. He said that was a theme issue and not Geary. Can someone explain how to change the size of these icons ...
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How to set candy icon theme for every app icon in Ubuntu 22.04?

I installed Candy Icon theme on my Ubuntu 22.04 and after enabling it in gnome tweaks, some apps haven't changed their icons (e.g. Brave Web Browser, Spotify). It's confusing, because some third party ...
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Is there a way to get rid of Nemo (file manager) theme warning?

Every time I open a directory in Nemo-desktop, Nemo file manager opens up but also a new terminal is opened saying: ** (nemo:36368): WARNING **: 21:28:24.724: Current gtk theme is not known to have ...
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How to roll back or uninstall a script ran from wget piped to bash?

I piped the following script to bash using wget with the intention of installing a theme for bash. wget -O - https://teejeetech.com/scripts/jammy/tweak_terminal | bash Now I cannot find a way to roll ...
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Changing the Color of the search and option icons gnome apps

I wanted to change the color the titlebar background by adding code to the ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css file .titlebar { background: #000000; color:black; } .titlebar:backdrop { background: #000000; ...
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Enhance contrast of Ubuntu Gnome3 scrollbar

I view PDFs a lot and I need to quickly navigate them. Of course, I am using the scrollbar, but in Ubuntu 20.04 gnome3 the scrollbar handle (the item that you grab with a left click and then move the ...
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Default Shell theme overridden in ubuntu 22.04

I have recently switched to ubuntu 22.04 and I installed the BigSur GTK shell theme. But after installing this theme, when I change my shell theme to default, it always uses this Bigsurr theme and not ...
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How to change the orange hot corner theme to green, if I don't want to use Yaru-olive?

I changed the GTK theme to Orchis-green-dark, I have an orange theme when pressing ctrl to find my pointer, or at this activities hot corner: And I want to make them green, like in Yaru-olive, but I ...
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Can I disable the shell theme for my dock?

I customized my dock (dash to dock) a little bit with the dconf application and I really liked it, but when I activated my shell theme (dracula) it kind of ruined the neat look and I can't fix it in ...
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Themes broken after update?

After updating, my themes broke. If I use the default orange with light, it gets mixed between dark and light. If I use a different color, it will use the default gtk3 theme on gtk3 apps. If I use the ...
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After installing Kubuntu 22.04 and Kvantum, why is the Kvantum Application Style themes are both in Dark Color?

Recently I tried installing Kubuntu 22.04 and also Kvantum. My question is why is the Kvantum Application Style themes are both dark colors
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Broken icons after updating to Ubuntu 22.04

Disclaimer : I've already tried this solution, but it didn't fix the problem for me. Hey :) Some icons seem to be broken after updating to Ubuntu 22.04, as you can see from this screenshot. It also ...
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Notifications and popup windows still in light mode Ubuntu 22.04

So I installed gnome tweaks and also the Dracula theme. In this version it seems that it only allows legacy application swapping. Almost everything works fine except notifications and when I right ...
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ALT+TAB selected app background highlighting contrast nearly undistinguishable from background (dark-gray on black)

Back in the days of 20.04, we managed to get the Yaru designers to improve the contrast of the ALT+TAB task switcher's selected app just in time for the release. 22.04 is out now and it looks like ...
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Themes websites do not sync with system theme

Themed websites like Youtube, Gmail, Github, Reddit, even Google Chrome settings have a theme, and one option is to match to system theme. I currently have Ubuntu 22.04 (Gnome 42) set to Dark Theme, ...
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How to set dark/light mode from the GNOME session in Ubuntu 22.04?

Back on 21.10, just picking whichever theme, dark or not, in GNOME Tweaks, set the desktop to that theme. Now on 22.04, due to the switch of some apps to libadwaita I assume, you need to set Dark/...
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Ubuntu 22.04 shows wrong colors

Before opening a bug I would like to know if anyone else has the following Update from 18.04 to 22.04 with exactly the same hardware, nvidia GTX 1050ti graphics card and same monitor, while in 18.04 ...
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Got new shell theme, but icons aren't aligned

I recently got a new shell theme that i really like (catppuccin) but when I applied it the icons in my dock we're misaligned and too low and its bugging me. I heard it's an issue with Ubuntu's dock ...
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Reading/studying from Pdf's in dark mode, with customizable highlighting and annotations

I'm trying to read some pdfs in Ubuntu with Document Viewer(DV), however to customize the colour, thickness, etc. it's really bothersome, since whatever (few) choices we have in DV, we must customize ...
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Shell Theme Not Installing Through GNOME Tweaks

I want to install the Rounded-Rectangle-Purple theme for Ubuntu to match the wallpaper I want. However, every time I try to change the theme through GNOME Tweaks, a popup will say it successfully ...
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Extetions Tab Not on GNOME Tweak

I am trying to install themes to my system so I can have the look I want. Everywhere I looked seems to point to GNOME Tweak, and so far the app has worked fine. However, the Shell option is locked due ...
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Where's the CSS for the Jammy Jellyfish task switcher

The default app switcher on my Jammy Jellyfish system does everything I want functionally but the cosmetics need tweaking. I've been trying to get to the CSS to improve the contrast of the travelling ...
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Ubuntu MATE - Window Border changes to default after reboot

I have recently installed a few themes on Ubuntu MATE 22.04, specifically Midnight. I am using Midnight-Blue for the interface and Midnight-BlueNight for the window borders. Recently, I found that ...
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How to solve dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/pop-gtk-theme_5.2.0~1586289568~20.04~f35b83b~ubuntu1_all.deb (--unpack)

I am getting this error while upgrading using sudo apt-get upgrade -y. How to solve this?
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Errors were encountered while processing: plymouth-theme-xubuntu-logo plymouth-theme-spinner

I keep getting this: dpkg: error processing package plymouth-theme-xubuntu-logo (--configure): installed plymouth-theme-xubuntu-logo package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit ...
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Third-party apps are dark in desktop panel

Third-party apps are dark in the notification area of the Ubuntu 22.04 desktop panel. Normally the Discord logo should appear there, moreover not only Discord but all third-party application icons ...
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Inconsistent theme after installing and removing KDE Desktop

after I have installed the KDE Plasma desktop on my Ubuntu Budgie system, I wanted now to revert to my old Budgie desktop. After I uninstalled the KDE desktop following this tutorial and resetted the ...
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How to use HdyStyleManager:color-scheme?

WSL version: 0.58.3.0 Kernel version: 5.10.102.1 WSLg version: 1.0.33 Description: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Release: 22.04 Codename: jammy When opening some programs, e.g. nautilus, I get the ...
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Ubuntu software in 22.04 store does not use system theme

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04 and the Ubuntu software store doesn't follow the applied system theme (or any other snap app fot that matter). I wasn't using the default Ubuntu theme before this ...
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Some snap apps are not using the default theme (yaru) in Ubuntu 22.04

After the upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04, some of the apps installed as snap are having issues with the default theme (in any of its color variants). For instance, Retroarch, Ubuntu Store and Firefox can not ...
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Digikam - How to view thumbnail icons in 22.04

Since installing Ubuntu 22.04 icons are missing on the thumbnails images in Digikam. In particular, the mini icon top right of a globe to signify "this item has geolocation information" is ...
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Change wallpaper based on dark mode (like on fedora 36) on Ubuntu 22.04

When you change the Wallpaper on Ubuntu 22.04, it only sets the wallpaper for the dark/light theme. On Fedora 36, it changes the wallpaper to the light/dark variant of the theme, if available. How do ...
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How to apply system theme to flatpak apps that use GTK4?

I use one of default themes - Yaru-dark Gtk Theme. I installed it via flatpak as well. The application id is org.gtk.Gtk3theme.Yaru-dark. Some apps that I installed via flatpak follow it, but others ...
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I applyed theme with tweaks but it only show in a root mode app

i faced strange thing after install ubuntu 22 when i apply theme using tweak it only show on root mode apps for example nautilus in root enter image description here
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Ubuntu 22.04 dark theme from command line

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04 in WSL2 + WSLg. After the upgrade everything has Light Theme. How do I change to dark theme from command line in ubuntu 22.04 ?
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How do I set the default icons to my own choice instead of Yaru?

as per the title; I want to have my own icon set (Win10Sur-black-dark) instead of Ubuntu's default, Yaru. After getting the icons from my drive (I have it there as backup) and setting them in Gnome ...
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How can I influence the foreground color of Labels of Xubuntu's desktop icons

I am using Xubuntu 20.04. For some special purpose, I have installed Xubuntu on an USB stick. In order to always remind myself of using this special installation, I have set the background on it to ...
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Themes in $HOME/.themes don't load all config as /usr/share/themes

I downloaded a theme and put it in $HOME/.themes and I noticed that some apps didn't pick-up the theme. I moved the same files to /usr/share/themes and now the same app has the theme. Shouldn't the $...
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Steam tray icon dropdown not following system theme

I recently installed 20.04 on a fresh vm, and noticed that the Steam tray icon is not following any sort of system theme. In fact, it appears to be using some kind of fallback option. An image is ...
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How to get rid of new icons in yaru-theme-icon in ubuntu 21.10?

I upgraded my computer to ubuntu 21.10. But i don't like the new icons in the yaru theme in 21.10. So i would like to install the yaru-theme-icon from 20.04 by doing something like this: > sudo apt-...
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Gnome Shell CSS Properties for Menus

I previously had a question about asking for elements in the GNOME Shell, but I deleted it because it was too broad. So I am editing agnome-shell.css file and I am looking everywhere but I cannot find ...
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How to get a package from ubuntu 20.04 in ubuntu 21.10?

I upgraded my computer to ubuntu 21.10. But i don't like the new icons in the yaru theme in 21.10. So i would like to install the yaru-theme-icon from 20.04 by doing something like this: sudo apt-get ...
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Awesome light-blue window theme. What is it?

I was poking around an Audacity tutorial today and saw a screenshot of the PulseAudio controller with this window theme: What theme is it, and can I apply it to Xubuntu 20.04?
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How to install Plymouth

I have installed plymouth using the command sudo apt install plymouth-x11 sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth There are 2 choices for the alternative default.plymouth (providing /usr/...
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WRONG language shown in the Facebook & Twitter preview

I have a WP site on linux/ubuntu server with the Buddyboss theme. I state that before writing here I did several tests and opened several tickets, even with the company of the server itself. I state ...
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Installing a GRUB theme causes ubuntu not to boot

bit of an ubuntu newbie here so bare with me. I'm running a dual boot setup, on an XPS-13-9370 laptop, standard ubuntu. Previously, I had a grub theme installed from gnome-look.org, and it was working ...
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Applyin GTK themes to Dolphin?

Is there a way to apply GNOME GTK theme (I use GNOME 40.5 and Ubuntu 21.10) to Dolphin File manager? As Dolphin is QT, I guess I cannot apply the same exact theme used by GNOME on that, but if there ...
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