Questions tagged [themes]

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

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how to change the default analog clock in kubuntu without changing the global theme

I mean this https://imgur.com/dQHaXQO we can change this with changing global theme but we should be able to change it if we know where the files are. my question here is where are these files located ...
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Not found icon themes on starting kate from the terminal

I use kubuntu22.04. Sometimes I need to start the Plasma KDE text editor kate from the terminal with specific file to open: > kate /usr/share/some/file Although, it runs fine, but warning messages ...
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Ubuntu keeps switching back to light theme

I am using Ubuntu 22.10 and it keeps switching back to light theme even though the dark theme option has been selected. Please let me know how I can fix this. Thank you
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After update, problems with login screen [closed]

My Ubuntu Studio was updated right now. Now my login screen shows problems with the theme. The login opens with the entire screen showing a keyboard, then I click to exit, and the broken theme appears ...
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Getting the dark window bar back; Folder path in file manager still white

The default themes on ubuntu 22.04 have retired the dark window bar with a light theme. I do however enjoy that combination and wish for it to be back. With Gnome Tweaks and the yaru-bark theme, I ...
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Vanilla Gnome adwaita theme still uses brown folders

I followed this answer to install the default gnome theme on my Ubuntu install. I have found though that adwaita-icon-theme-full still has the old brown adwaita icons. Is there any way I can get the ...
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How to Downgrade gtk4

04 with Gnome 42.5. I wanted to install themes but others beside yaru did not work. not even adwaita. When I tried Adwaita Dark, most stuff does not change, for example close or fullscreen buttons and ...
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How do I modify the default Gnome theme?

This question details the convoluted process to install a new Gnome Shell theme, but the ones on gnome-look.org are a bit hit and miss. I would like to use the default theme and just change the ...
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SDDM error - Cannot assign to non-existent property "actionItemsVisible"

I am experiencing issues AFTER a seemingly perfect installation via USB with connected internet. As soon as installation completes system prompts for reboot. No issues exist. After rebooting and ...
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Troubleshooting Adwaita theme compatibility issues with 32-bit applications on Ubuntu 20.04

I am trying to use a 32-bit application on Ubuntu 20.04 (64-bit) and I am getting an error message "Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "adwaita"". I've installed libs ...
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Delete all Ubuntu themed things and install default Adwaita for everything?

I dislilke the default Ubuntu theme. I dont like the GTK3=4 Theme. I dont like the shell theme. I dont like the icon theme. Is it possible to rip all of that out and replace it with the new Adwaita ...
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Unable to switch " Application " themes using Tweaks in 22.04

I am not sure whether it has anything to do with installing the Orchis theme. But around that time, this issue started. I am able to switch icons, cursors and shell themes using theTweaks tool in 22....
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Ubuntu shows extra application header

I am using Ubuntu 22.04. I want my Ubuntu to look like macOS. I am also using a theme for this. The theme I am using is WhiteSur-Dark, but I keep noticing that the header (top bar) for my application ...
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Problem at login following update to Ubuntu Studio 22.04

I have a Lenovo T460p Laptop with Core i5 CPU, 16GB RAM and a 250GB SSD. Error message at login page: The current theme cannot be loaded due to the errors below please select another theme. See ...
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Default Dark Mode not fully working on Ubuntu 22.10

I'm trying to use default dark mode on Ubuntu 22.10, however widgets on the top bar (GNOME panel) remain on light mode. I tried Tweak but even with that I couldn't fix it. Note: I have been upgrading ...
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Dock trash icon not following Gnome Theme

The trash icon in my dock is not following the gnome theme I have selected. The icon in the dock is different from the one in my dock. I am using the Dash to Dock extension, but I have Use built-in ...
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How does GTK theming work?

Running 22.04 LTS. I have installed gnome-extensions and gnome-tweaks, and I can get various applications as well as the GNOME shell to change their appearance. However, not all applications or ...
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How to match flatpak themes with GNOME dark theme?

I'm a beginner with Linux and I think I messed up the command lines when I tried to match flatpak apps with ubuntu's dark theme because not only it didn't work but now flatpak apps look ugly (a bit as ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 chose themes for the terminal that automatically switch between clear and dark

I have Ubuntu 22.04 with Gnome. When I switch between light and dark themes every app switches fine and so it does the terminal, which is nice. However I really dislike the dark violet theme that ...
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Autostart does not work as expected for Conky theme

I have a Conky script and I want it to autostart at log in. I placed this .desktop-file inside the autostart directory: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Exec=/home/isom/.config/conky/Graffias/start.sh ...
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Application theme and icon theme not working in applications

Applications are not following application theme and icons are also all messed up. Screenshot of applications The shell theme is working fine and the fonts are fine too. I ran the following code ...
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Why any style of any font is rendering?

I was installing a font family and then I realized that there is no change when I go for example from regular to bold style, even with the default Ubuntu font family, I can see the changes going from ...
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Ubuntu 22 Gnome dark theme window border

On the default Ubuntu Gnome light theme there is white border around window, and shade effect - it is easy to spot how large window is and where are its edges. On the dark theme multiple overlapping ...
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Kubuntu : Plasma global theme doesn't change the application style

Only built in themes are working properly in my fresh Kubuntu 22.04 install. When I change the global theme (to a downloaded one from 'Get new global themes'), it merely changes the window decorations ...
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How to create a custom "touchscreen-like" mouse pointer theme in ubuntu 20.04

I have a system where I'm using a touchscreen as the USB mouse input for a desktop Ubuntu 20.04 system. I am using a driver (eGTouch) so that the touch screen is simply interpreted as a mouse, but ...
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Change Blank Space Color of Scaled Wallpaper

If you set your wallpaper that is not the same scale as your screen, and set it to scaled mode on gnome-tweaks. You get a wallpaper with blank spaces. In windows, this blank spaces could be filled ...
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Dark mode not applied to all the applications

I have installed Ubuntu 22.04 and switched to dark mode from appearance settings but it is not working on some applications like virtual box
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Code::Blocks appearance problems

I am using Code::Blocks on Kubuntu with the system theme set to Breeze-dark. When I run code blocks, the color scheme makes it look very bad. I am trying to force light mode for just Code::Blocks and ...
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Custom GTK theme + "symbolic" icons in gnome shell?

How to get the symbolic icon mechanism activated together with a custom GTK theme? Custom GTK theme I'm on Ubuntu 22.04 and made a custom variation of the built-in GTK 'HighContrast' theme for a ...
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How do you enable titlebar icons in 22.04

How do you enable icons in window titlebars, it appears in ubuntu 22.04 they have been hidden for all applications? The examples below are from the same java program running on ubuntu and windows. The ...
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How to automatically configure Nemo in Ubuntu 22.10?

While trying to automatically configure Nemo, the file explorer, I was experiencing some difficulties in finding the desired configuration commands. How can I ensure: The hidden folders are always ...
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installing icons on gwsl

I'm running Ubuntu wsl2, Windows subsystem for Linux. GWSL is an awesome tool to run GUI apps on it. Going to GWSL Distro Tools > GTK Themes, allows you to use custom themes. The problem is that ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Nemo Browser, Yaru Icon set, not showing all folder/file emblems - emblem files present in /usr/share/icons/Yaru

Random one... When using nemo as the default file browser, using the Yaru-dark theme overall, with the Yaru icon set chosen within the gnome-tweaks app, I've noticed not all the available emblems are ...
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Do not disturb toggle is invisible

I install gnome session on ubuntu 22.10 and use pure gnome, cause it translated better. And I install User Themes extension and enable yaru-dark for gnome shell. But now dnd toogle is invisible like ...
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how to make Firefox icon on the dock follow the desktop theme?

I've noticed that while the vast majority of my apps' icons adjusted as per the desktop theme, there are several apps, which icons don't get changed, namely Firefox, Skype and PyCharm. At first, I ...
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Trying to install WhiteSur

I was trying to install WhiteSur theme on my Ubuntu 18.04 I did ./install.sh in terminal after downloading theme pack it shows the following error: what's wrong here?
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Accent Colors not Changing Shell Theme and Certain Applications

Hello everyone I just upgraded to 22.04 LTS and I noticed that the accent color changer only applies to the application theme and icon theme, but not the GNOME UI Shell theme. The corresponding shell ...
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How do I make System monitor use the same theme as Ubuntu 22.10 Cinnamon 5.4.12

Ubuntu 22.10 with Cinnamon desktop 5.4.12 not showing System Monitor 42.0 with same theme: Ubuntu release updated yesterday 3th november 2022 from 22.04 using lightdm and Cinnamon to Kinetic. I didn'...
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How can I reset the Cinnamon Desktop to its default colour scheme?

Shortly after upgrading to Ubuntu 22.10 with Cinnamon Desktop, I somehow inadvertently ended up with a rather tacky blue-green tinted colour theme, which I have been unable to change. The tint is ...
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Ubuntu - Gnome: Chrome 107 breaks the position of the close button in classic theme appearance

Chrome 107 on Linux breaks the position of the close button in classic theme appearance. The window close button is forced to the right. It was working in Chrome 106. Is there a way to force the ...
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Why is my whole screen striped when I use Firefox dark theme?

When I enable dark theme in Firefox, I get the weirdest glitch: When I go onto a youtube channel, my screen gets vertical stripes. Not black, just slightly darker than the pixels should be. They go ...
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Incorrect theme in nautilus in Ubuntu 22.10

I was trying to install a theme. Successfully applied the theme through the gnome-tweaks application. After some time, I removed the theme using the command rm -rf ~/.themes/(theme name). But even ...
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Custom themeing not working after updating 22.04 to 22.10 properly

After i updated Ubuntu 22.04 to 222.10, the custom themes that i have installed do not work properly anymore. for example: in Gnome Tweaks i can set the Dracula theme for Legacy Applications, this ...
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Vim Color scheme only works with sudo

Installed Gruvbox Material theme for vim. But color scheme does not load with normal vim, only sudo vim. Have tried with stock color schemes as well: none display correctly normal vim, only display ...
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Problem with theme after upgrading Ubuntu 22.04 to 22.10

After upgrading Ubuntu 22.04 to 22.10 the dark theme stopped working for GTK4 apps. Nautilus, settings etc. have default light theme no matter what I change. When i change dark/light theme in ...
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Gnome 43 spontaneously switching to dark mode

Ubuntu version: 22.10 GNOME version: 43.0 Hardware: Macbook Pro Early 2015 I just upgraded from Ubuntu 22.04 to 22.10 and something that has started happening ever since is that the GNOME theme will ...
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Missing themes and icons Kubuntu 22.10 [duplicate]

My theme and icons has black boxes on my screen. I have restarting my sddm and it has e running status
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Need help with Ubuntu 22.04 top bar

I was messing around with some Mac themes and messed up. I defaulted the Ubuntu look but the top bar still looks the same, with the Apple logo on the left and all. Also, I have two bugged desktop ...
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How to add a splash screen theme to ubuntu 22.04?

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 on my dell laptop [ Intel i3, 64-bit]. During the booting process, the screen only show a black screen. I wants to show a custom image or gif during the booting process, but ...
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How does Ubuntu theme GDM?

I’ve checked a few things already. The file /usr/share/gnome-shell/gnome-shell-theme.gresource is stock GNOME. The directory /etc/gdm3/ contains no mention of “Yaru” or “theme” except for commented ...

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