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How to compile from sources Breeze for GTK theme on Debian 9?

So, I can't install 'Breeze for GTK' theme on Debian 9. I've downloaded the files from official git page and when I move the files on ./themes folder system no read them. And when execute ./...
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Is there a tablet-like desktop or theme that works well with touch screens?

I am trying to find either a desktop or desktop theme that works well with a touch screen. What I need must be as light weight as possible, compatible with debian stretch (preferably) or other *buntu ...
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How to use updated Deepin DDE on a Ubuntu-based system

Could I use the Deepin DDE in my Linux Mint 19.1? I've tried to use the ppa:leaeasy's before, but it is outdated. How can I do it? Can I compile the code?
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How to override GTK style setting from kde-config-gtk-style for one specific app?

I am quite happy, how my kde on debian handles the theming for gtk apps like firefox or thunderbird. I usually use the breeze-dark or adwaita-dark themes. However, I use one application (moneyplex) ...
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Combining xfwm4 and cinnamon?

I'd like to know if there's a way that I can use xfwm4 as my window manager and window boarders when running cinnamon. I love the ease of setting up window boarders and title fonts with xfwm and love ...
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ZSH (O-M-Z + powerlevel9k) + glyphs + console only (Ubuntu server edition): How to get all 3 working?

So I have installed ZSH + oh-my-zsh + powerlevel9k on my Ubuntu server edition. While it's working including the colors (I used darkorange background to display current user), I cannot get the glyphs ...
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Recovering from a 'corrupt' theme installation on Debian

I recently installed a new theme on my Debian Stretch machine, however after rebooting, I am unable to get past the login screen. If I enter the incorrect log in details, the systems tells me that the ...
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Tool to inspect desktop theme elements?

I just purchased a HiDPI monitor and though I've been able to fix the bulk of problems following the Arch HiDPI guide, there are still many problems to fix and I can't identify some of the desktop ...
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xfce4-panel and Xorg using 100% CPU when the panel Background set to 'None (use system style)'

When, I use some specific themes like the Vimix theme, xfce4 and xorg combined are using more than 90% of CPU! If I go to Panel Preferences -> Appearance -> and change Background Style from 'None' (...
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Qt GTK theme is unreadable

I am having Qt styling problems in FreeCAD using Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon. In FreeCAD (a Qt-based app), some components of the dialog windows are extremely thin and unreadable: Resizing the popup ...
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Unity Settings reset after login on Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish)

I've been using Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) for about 1 month, I've done some small customization like installing the compizconfig to change some stuff and gnome extensions to have Dash-to-Dock ...
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Make Anki use system-wide desktop theme

I have installed the latest linux mint (19.1 Cinnamon) on my laptop, and downloaded the latest anki (v2.1.6) directly from the website. Previous versions of anki were distributed as .deb files, but ...
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How to get a 'compact' look in GTK?

I am not a fan of the newer “touch screen” looks that GTK has these days. I appreciate what the GTK devs are doing (and to be honest, they look great!) But, I am not on a tablet, I am on a laptop and ...
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Change color of top and bottom bars of GNOME 3

I run GNOME 3.28.3 on CentOS 7. Even after setting Adwaita-dark (the dark version of the default GNOME theme) as the application theme, the top and bottom status bars are still light gray. Is there a ...
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How to create a KDE Plasma color scheme for titlebar colors only?

I wish to use KDE Plasma's ability to set titlebar colors using window-specific rules. I know how to accomplish that in general. However, since I am setting only titlebar color options, I would like ...
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How to disable custom icons for program in XFCE

I use many File manager (for some reasons) but they all have the same icon (besides Nemo), making it hard to recognize. Is there a way to disable this so that every File mnager use it's own original ...
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xfce4-terminal in fluxbox follows a different style/theme to xfce4-terminal in xfce

I am using xubuntu 18.04, but this question should preferably be applicable to all linux installations having both desktop managers "xfce" and "fluxbox". So I have started with xubuntu (i.e. ubuntu ...
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hicolor fallback icon theme not used: “Gtk-WARNING: Theme file for hicolor has no directories”

I have the Numix-Square icon theme installed and in use. Sadly, this comes with the downside that icons that are missing from that icon theme do not use the fallback, hicolor, but show as missing ...
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How to set font and theme for GTK+2 programs from the command-line on Linux?

I know how to set font for GTK+3 programs from the command-line, namely by editing the right-hand side (RHS) of ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini's font line: gtk-font-name=Font Awesome 5 Free Regular ...
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Icon Pack that don't overwrite default application's icon

Is there an icon pack that don't override the default icons of certain applications? Or maybe a way to disable this behavior? Like in this picture, almost all those file manager have the same icons.
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Lxqt: what are the Qt-themes/Widget Styles, and how to install new ones?

Appearance of themes in Lxqt is determined at two levels (like in Plasma 5). The "Lxqt themes" affect mostly (only?) the panel. They are to be located in usr/share/lxqt/themes or ~/.local/share/lxqt/...
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What's the difference between ZSH themes, prompts, and terminal based themes?

I perhaps may have started overthinking this, but I also couldn't find a suitable explanation for it. I recently installed oh-my-zsh and it comes with several themes that change the way the "prompt" ...
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LightDM GTK+ greeter doesn't use the right cursor theme

I'm trying to define Suru++ as the cursor theme for LightDM GTK+ greeter on Debian stretch. This is supposedly done by adding Suru++ to the list of alternatives for x-cursor-theme, and choosing it as ...
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Gnome Tweak Tool crashes & forces logout when selecting fonts

I'm trying to change the fonts on my Ubuntu 18.04 system by using gnome-tweak-tool and whenever I go to the fonts tab and try clicking on any of the font selection menus, the program will crash and ...
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How do I change font size in context menu in Gnome 3?

I'm using X-Arc-Darker theme for GNOME 3. I looked for many options in ~/.themes/X-Arc-Darker/gnome-shell/gnome-shell.css but I could not find any that allows changing font size in menus and in ...
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Keepass does not respect GTK_THEME variable

I am using Cinnamon on Arch Linux with a dark theme (specifically Vertex Dark). The dark theme leads to undesirable behavior in some apps where the foreground color is hard-coded to a dark color but ...
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Cinnamon, System Settings, Windows: Right side title bar button: 'Sticky'?

In the Cinnamon desktop, if you open System Settings> Windows, you can then set the Right side title bar buttons There are 6 choices for each button: Menu -Shows pull down menu Close ...
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Dark theme in Dolphin file manager

I'm using a dark theme in Debian, but the Dolphin file manager just ignores it. I have seen some examples of a dark theme in Dolphin, but I can't find a way to do it. I've seen some ways to set a ...
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Cinnamon - How to fix dark inputs in web browser when using a dark theme?

I'm currently using the Adapta-Nokto theme on Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon. When using any dark theme (specifically the Controls portion of it), some web inputs (presumably those with some form of ...
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How to change gnome shell theme with a bash script?

I wanted to created a script which automatically changes light and dark theme at a certain time. I managed to change the gtk-theme but couldn't find a way to change the shell theme. Any help will be ...
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Why gedit and some other apps under Mate do not follow the desktop theme?

I am currently using a theme based on Green Laguna (actually, Green Laguna itself, but MATE Desktop Environment 1.18.0 thinks something was customized). Caja and many other apps follow the theme ...
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Setting up the dark Greybird theme on Xubuntu 18.04

I have read that Xubuntu 18.04 has a dark theme, but I could not find it anywhere. I have manually upgraded to the newest version from 16.04. Perhaps this is the reason why I could not find it, or do ...
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No titlebar and no scrollbars in a gtk3 app in Plasma desktop

I'm using a GTK3 app called Tilix. It's a terminal app. I have 2 computers with KDE Neon based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. In one of them, Tilix works ok. In the other one, no title bars and no scrollbars ...
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dark theme for mendeley

I am trying to use dark theme for mendeley, so that it matches rest of my gnome desktop. From this, I have done: Themes dir: /opt/mendeleydesktop-1.18-linux-x86_64/share/themes link Adwaita dark: # ...
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How to change the background color of xreader (document viewer)?

System: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya I want to change my background color of my pdf-reader "xreader". I don't mean to invert the DinA4-sheets by pressing ctrl + i, but the background-color behind the ...
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How to set the colours of a terminal window depending on the running program?

I'm just wondering how it would be possible to set a theme to my terminal windows according to the program/command I'm running in it. In order to make it as clear as possible, here is an example : I ...
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How can I change the login page background to dark?

So I'm using Parrot Security OS (Mate based UI), and I accidentally change the theme, but while I switch it back, the login page's background (the small box where you chose user and enter password) ...
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How to fix dark themes on Kali Linux running XFCE desktop environment?

I am still new in running desktop environments on xRDP. When I first installed XFCE and applied arc-dark theme, it worked fine and similar to the screenshot shown here. Then I decided to change to ...
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Using a dark theme in KDE with Gnome applications (e.g., Firefox)

I prefer the breeze-dark KDE theme. Unfortunately, some gnome apps (such as Firefox) are problematic. In particular, in text input fields in Firefox, one ends up with white text on a white background ...
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emacs: background color doesn't change when I load different themes

I'm using GUI Emacs. My background color remains the same no matter which custom theme I load. It may not matter, but when I load a different theme, I always get the message: message [sml] sml/theme ...
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How to set animated theme on login screen in Mint 18.3 Cinnamon?

I found the tutorial how to set animated theme on login screen here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-w7Aw5p6zbY. Unfortunately cannot set it in my local installation. I use Mint 18.3. Below is my ...
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Make GTK/Gnome NOT use the theme's mouse cursor

I had to install a GTK/Gnome theme (Adwaita) because some programs wouldn't work without one. But I hate that cursor theme. I prefer the lean look of the default cursor.pcf font. How can I prevent ...
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How to remove on press effect from a theme?

I am modifying the Greybird theme for xfce, and there is something that I want to remove but I can't find where the code for it is located. I already figured out how to change the colors when the ...
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How to match GTK and KDE themes in Plasma 5

I would like to set a dark theme that is easy to read (no dark fonts on dark backgrounds or vice versa). And I want a consistent look for Qt and GTK applications (especially Firefox and Libre Office). ...
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Enable dark-mode in GTK2

So I am using Arc as my GTK theme, and applied it like this [Settings] gtk-icon-theme-main=Arc gtk-theme-name=Arc gtk-application-prefer-dark-theme=true in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini To enable ...
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Except some applications (like VLC) from using the current gtk3 theme

I want to use a dark theme all over but to have some exceptions. Especially VLC looks awkward with a dark theme. Is there a way to avoid VLC using the dark theme? Considering answers under the ...
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How to change window decorations in GTK theme

I recently came across the Equilux theme here. I really like it but I wanted OSX window decorations, so I started copying assets from this OSX-arc theme to the Equilux theme. I have so far succeeded ...
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Are there any new (or at least working) pseudo-3D icon sets anymore?

I just need some tips: where can I still find good complete pseudo-3D icon sets for Linux, especially Xfce? Even when I search for "non-flat icons" on Google, half of the entries say "ultra-flat". ...
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Dark theme in Linux Mint makes texts in text boxes unreadable

The dark default theme in Linux Mint is pretty great but there is an issue: all the text boxes get a black shade which makes the text entered difficult to read as the font colour of the text remains ...
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Changing Nemo's Text color using a GTK 3.20+ theme

I have this issue with a certain theme that I love. I am editing the theme currently and I am having issues locating where the nemo bar (with the URI and buttons such as back, forward, up, etc are ...