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Questions tagged [themes]

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

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I cannot download xfce theme manager

On my xubuntu I have this horrible software headings, I want to remove them, 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)

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 ...
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Change tooltip text color of Ubuntu Vimix theme

I am on Ubuntu Budgie 18.10 and trying to adjust the colors of the Vimix theme. Especially, I want to change the foreground and background (text) colors of the tooltip popups. Editing the GTK3 css ...
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What methods are there to restore a deleted theme? file:///usr/share/sddm//themes/breeze/Main.qml:No such file or directory

I'm very new to Linux. I rather like Kubuntu 18.04, but today I managed to break it. Using Discover, I deleted laptop battery controls and hastily agreed to remove a long list of dependencies. ...
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Macbuntu install

I want to install macbuntu theme but Err:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/mc3man/mpv-tests/ubuntu cosmic Release 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.83 80] Err:13 http://ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/macbuntu/...
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How can I override Gnome theme while running Openbox?

I've recently installed Openbox on Ubuntu 18.04 and decided to tweak it. However, in some apps the default Gnome theme is displayed as is in Openbox session (even though I use Adapta Nokto theme both ...
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Problem with Windows 10 theme on Ubuntu

I installed a Windows 10 theme in my Ubuntu, and I don't know why there's a menu in front of the real menu, it's weird and I would like to fix it but I don't know how. This is how it looks: and ...
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Where is the icon for Mounted Drives Stored?

I can't seem to find the location of the icon for mounted drives anywhere - I already tried the following paths - /usr/share/icons/ ~/.local/share/icons/ /usr/share/pixmaps/ ~/.icons/ Where does ...
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Opening applications with random theme

I'm using Canvas GTK theme and have all colors of that theme on my system. I want to use one of those Canvas themes randomly each time I open an application. I know I can use env GTK_THEME to open ...
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18.04 - Cannot change the background color of the LOCK screen, not the Login screen

Good evening, I'm trying to change some of the colours of my login screen in my Ubuntu 18.04. I followed some questions here on AskUbuntu, and edited my css files at /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/...
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why the default (ambiance) theme is not changing on my machine?

I use the "Ambiance(default)" theme. I modified this file: /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/index.theme From this line: ButtonLayout=close,minimize,maximize: To this one: ButtonLayout=minimize,...
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How fix dialog windows size in Ubuntu 18.04?

Dialog popup with bad size Why popup is so small? After manual resize windows still the same size...
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Default Action for Cancel-Dialog in Gedit nearly not visible

I am getting older and my eyes see worse. If I close gedit, I can hardly see the default action which is "Save as..." Is there a way to make default actions (in all applications) more visible?
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How can I change the text size of bookmarks in Files / Nautilus?

I have a bunch of bookmarks in Files/Nautilus and would like to reduce the text size of/space taken up by the entries in the left hand bookmarks column, so that I don't have to scroll to access those ...
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No close, minimize and maximize buttons when using arc-theme

As mentioned in the title, when i use Arc (or Arc based) themes on my Ubuntu MATE the window manager buttons disappear on some windows. Here are some examples : With My-Weather-Indicator app: ...
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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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Install Adwaita shell theme in Ubuntu 18.10

I would like to install the default GNOME 3 shell theme (the one used in Fedora for example), but I can't seem to find it anywhere (it's not even on gnome-look). Can someone tell me how I can achieve ...
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What is the proper way to set custom windows decorations using KDE Plasma 5?

Using Ubuntu 16.04, KDE Plasma 5, when looking at the "System Settings" -> "Appearance" group I have the selections of ... "Workspace Theme" "Color" "Font" "Icons" "Application Style" When I ...
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Papirus icon theme is not fully applied

I'm running Ubuntu Mate 18.04.1 LTS. Recently installed Papirus icon theme. The problem is that not all the icons are changed. As you can see, telegram and sublime icons stay unchanged, but chrome, ...
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I cant make a .theme folder or .icon folder in nautilus [duplicate]

For some reason, I can't make a ".theme" or ".icon" file in the Ubuntu file browser to change my theme, or for some reason they are not shown. When I try to make another one it always tells me that ...
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LibreOffice Options invisible on Ubuntu

Would anyone be able to tell me the source of this issue? OS/version:Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS LibreOffice Version: 1:6.0.7-0ubuntu0.18.04.2 I got Flat Remix Theme installed and segoe UI fonts. I've already ...
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ubuntu.css missing in Ubuntu 18.10

To install theme for login screen I need to change /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/ubuntu.css. But it is not there. What is the alternative for that file in Ubuntu 18.10?
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Grub theme terminal-box appearing, why?

So I downloaded a grub theme off of gnome-look.org and it works amazingly well! The only thing I don't understand about it is why after selecting what to boot into, a black box resembling a terminal(...
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ubuntu 16.04 + adapta theme install question

I have Ubuntu 16.04 and would like to install Adapta dark theme, I'm not that familiar with Linux, so please bear with me. I tried to follow the instructions on this page Guide To Install Adapta GTK ...
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windows themes are all screwed up

I just upgraded to 18.04.1 and I found that i cannot read the text within the drop down menus, sub menus, and buttons. For example, I cannot read my input when i type my user name and password in ...
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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 fix LXQt Appearance Configuration?

LXQt Appearance Configuration changed by itself. Icons theme changed from Papyrus Dark to Oxygen. I tried to change it back, however, it remains the same. LXQt theme also remains the same. I installed ...
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Clementine not following Xfce Theme

I have been using Clementine as my main music player for a while now, and it has always perfectly matched the theme of my desktop environment (be that Gnome, Cinnamon or Xfce) until I installed the ...
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Icon for Thunderbird not updating

I am using a custom icon theme in Ubuntu 18.04 (Gnome) but the icon for Thunderbird has not changed/updated. Every other app icon seems to be updated. And I did check to make sure that there is a ...
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How to install Hooli theme (or any other in fact)? [duplicate]

I've been trying to install the Hooli theme for Ubuntu 18.04.1, but I can't seem to do it. I do have Docky, but it also glitches out. I did get told by one friend (who is good at Ubuntu) that gnome3 ...
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How to make that a dark GTK theme does not affect the elements of the web page [duplicate]

Is it possible to make that a dark GTK theme, like the default Adwaita-Dark, does not affect the elements of the web page? I mean with dark themes, sometimes, happens that text input elements become ...
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Is it possible to install Yaru (Communitheme) on Lubuntu 18.10?

I was searching everywhere for this, but I was wondering if there is a way to install the new Yaru theme on Lubuntu 18.10, without having to build from source? I was thinking that I could simply ...
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env GTK_THEME cannot apply to the title bar

I use this command to launch libreoffice: env GTK_THEME=365os-new-blue libreoffice But title bar cannot change to the 365os-new-blue theme: I want to apply 365os-new-blue theme to the title too: ...
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Color shemes look different across Terminal, Vim and nano

I am trying to change color sheme of my terminal. I've found beautiful at terminal.sexy. Here it is: Color codes of this sheme: ! special *.foreground: #c5c8c6 *.background: #1d1f21 *....
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Changing Selection color in ubuntu[18.10] themes

I use Ant Dracula theme for my ubuntu. But selection color is pink color, which I want to change to different color. How can I change? Theme Link is https://www.gnome-look.org/p/1099856/ and on ...
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Default gnome-shell theme on vanilla session [duplicate]

I'm using the vanilla gnome-session on ubuntu 18.10 but i would like to use the default ubuntu gnome-shell theme (yaru) instead of the gnome default. How i can do this? Thanks in advance.
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KDE Weather Report not fitting window properly

I am using the KDE Weather Report widget in my task manager. After upgrading from Kubuntu 18.04 to 18.10, I noticed that the contents of the widget are not being properly fit into the window. The ...
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How to revert the results of gsettings set org.gnome.desktop command

I try to change the theme of my Ubuntu 18.04 how it is described here after commands gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme "macOS High Sierra" gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm....
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Window Menu bar font color is black in ubuntu 18.04 Communitheme

I am new to Ubuntu. I've freshly installed Ubuntu 18.04 and Communitheme. Now I have some issue with window menu bar. It is visible when window is inactive but not visible when active. If I switch to ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 Tor Browser don't use gtk theme set by .gtkrc-2.0

Tor browser is using light theme (breeze?) although in system settings i set arc-darker as theme for gtk apps. I tried setting GTK2_RC_FILES to my .gtkrc-2.0 but it didn't help. Is there a way to make ...
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How do you install a theme from github on 18.04? [duplicate]

I have downloaded the zip and put it in /.local/share/themes but I don't see a .deb file to run. How do I install it? I'm not a COMPLETE noob so I can run some terminal commands. Please help.
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I was running 18.04 with communitheme, but after updating to 18.10 communitheme (yaru) is gone

There is no login option for communitheme as before and also there is no option to select the icon pack from tweaks. I've tried reinstalling the snap package for communitheme but that doesn't work. ...
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Lubuntu 18.10: how can I use the color schemes found in /usr/share/color-schemes?

Lubuntu 18.10 uses LXQt as its desktop environment. There are some common features shared between KDE Plasma and LXQt. One such feature is the presence of /usr/share/color-schemes. In Lubuntu 18.10, ...
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Kubuntu can't boot because of accidentally deleted theme

I'm pretty new to Linux and thought no harm could be done by changing a theme. But I came to remove the active theme and now it won't boot. It only shows an on-screen keyboard and asks me to choose a ...
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Change mouse pointer lightgm login

I have Ubuntu Mate 16.04 and I would like to change my cursor theme in the login screen, I use lightdm. I searched in the /etc/lightdm/lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf file, but there is not a line where I ...
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How to remove installed GNOME user shell themes

I have installed some GNOME shell themes through GNOME Tweaks and User Shell Theme Extensions. I also made some shell theme mods and installed as zip files. Now, I want to remove some unused shell ...