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How to automate switching between light and dark modes?

I am a user of Linux Mint. One feature I often wish I had in Linux is the ability to switch between light and dark modes depending on the time of the day, as in macOS and mobile devices. I have put ...
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Remove themes from Chrome

I am using Chrome web browser on MX Linux 19.2. I installed a theme from Chrome Web store. For removing an installed theme, you have to go to settings and click on appearance. There is an option to ...
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How to change GNOME Adwaita Theme to Solarized Light Colors?

How can I change the colors of GNOME's Adwaita Theme to those of solarized light while keeping the rest of the layout, including fonts, margins, icons, etc.?
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Where is the system-wide dark mode setting in Linux?

I'm using Debian, which seems to have both both GTK and KDE programs, as well as bygone era programs like xpdf that still work just fine. If I wanted to tell apps that I prefer Dark Mode, where would ...
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How do I apply darkTheme in gedit?

I am using a Linux beta in chromebook and gedit with plugins. I want to make the gedit theme all dark. As you can see in the screenshot, I managed to change the theme, but the file browser and the ...
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GNOME Materia Theme Help

EDIT: I've solved this issue. It happened because GNOME automatically toggles between light and dark theme depending on the time of day (morning=light theme, night=dark theme). For anyone who ...
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GTK3 programs not launching with correct theme or settings (even with config files)

Currently all my gtk3 apps launch in the standard Adwaita theme. I have been, so far unsuccessfully, trying to get them to launch in the dark variant. I know this should work beacue when I do ...
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ranger file explorer — how to change the font (ie, to this linked example)

My question: how do I change the font in Ranger? The custom colorscheme files I have downloaded don’t seem to ‘include’ their font (ie, see this one from this theme)? I suspect it may involve ...
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Is it legal to copy themes between different linux distros?

I installed SentOS 8 with Xfce and there is not many gtk themes in it. Can I simply copy them from Mint 20 Xfce? Is it legal to copy the contents of the two folders /usr/share/icons/ and /usr/share/...
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Editing the theme inside `gnome-shell-theme.gresource` prevents Ubuntu from starting?

If you run Ubuntu, and you have a moment would you mind please checking the contents of two files for me, it could be really useful. See the "IF YOU ARE RUNNING UBUNTU:" paragraph. I was ...
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How can I change the Notepadqq toolbar icons?

I am pretty content with my Linux Mint (19.3) setup with the Cinnamon DE. Since Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu, I'm pretty confident that any solution you come up with, will work on Linux Mint as well. ...
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How to change the color of an active window title bar in GNOME?

I found on StackExchange how to change the color of the title bar of an inactive window (in GNOME 3): ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css: headerbar.default-decoration { background-color: #c00; /* red */ } ...
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Converting colo schemes to different applications

Do you know about Project Dracula? https://draculatheme.com/ Dracula is a project where a initially zsh color theme is ported to over 100 different applications. I love this project, i think it's a ...
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How to set dark theme for KDE Apps on Xubuntu?

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 with XFCE4 dark theme, but KDE apps (for example: ktorrent) are using default bright theme. How to set those apps globally to use dark theme? (previously I never had this ...
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Create custom bash script to theme the xubntu desktop environment

I want to create a bash script or python script which will help me change the whole look and feel of xubntu xfce v20.04 lts hence I wanted guidance how should I approach this .I know bash but not much ...
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How to change the highlight color in Cinnamon?

The highlight color in the alt-tab switcher is a bit too dark for me: How can I change this?
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How can I shrink the title bar size *without* changing the system files but rather the theme files?

How can I tweak a theme to shrink the title bar? Choosing different themes changes the size of the title bar so I know it's something in the theme I can tweak to change the Title Bar size. IDK why ...
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How do I change the start menu icon on Zorin OS?

I changed the start-here.png and the gnome-main-menu.png for all sizes in the Zorin theme. What am I doing wrong?
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Dolphin white background in xfce

I want to try Dolphin file manager, my environment is Kali linux with kali-dark theme When Dolphin startup, the background is white, and the text color is also white. If I apply any style sheet in ...
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Force application to use specific icon theme

I'm wondering if there is any way (for example via environmental variables), how to force selected application to use a specific icon theme without changing the currently set one? Let's say Telegram ...
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How to install GDM3 theme?

I'm new here, and this is probably a stupid question, BUT how do I install a GDM3 theme? I've searched everywhere online, and I can't seem to find a tutorial. If anyone could help get me started on ...
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how to change mouse cursor and sensitivity/acceleration on login screen?

I downloaded a cursor theme and put it into ~/.icons so I could go into Mouse settings and change it. How do I: apply this cursor theme to the login screen change the mouse acceleration on Manjaro ...
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Messed up UI after Manjaro xfce reinstall

So.. I had the Arc Dark theme on my Manjaro xfce and I had to reinstall the OS. After that I installed the Arc theme again but now some windows look different and their theme doesn't change regardless ...
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Is there any way I can customize Gnome as much as possible?

I like macOS design. It's simple, clean, with beautiful colours, effect and animations. In the Linux world, I like Gnome because its design approach is very close to Mac. I want to configure Gnome in ...
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Problem with themes on Debian 10 Buster XFCE

I have a small problem with installing themes completely on Debian 10 Buster. After select the theme I wish in the "Appearance" menu, taskbar's colors and some elements change but the minimize and ...
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how to change gtk theme in pantheon from chroot?

I am trying to install Qogir-light theme on ubuntu core with the pantheon desktop environment installed on top. However, I am currently only able to use a chroot environment currently to install ...
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Inconsistent theme in Pop OS

I'm currently using Gnome PopOS 19.10 on a fairly recent machine Acer Swift 3 SF315-41-R03D, and I've been using Linux for around a year. After I had a clean install of PopOS, I updated everything ...
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Gnome color problem

I tried out KDE besides GNOME on Manjaro Linux, since then things got weird with switching back to GNOME. The main problem is, although my selected theme should use a red color it uses this weird ...
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How to apply css changes to Nautilus?

I used the GTK+ Inspector to figure out a couple lines of css to hide some separators/borders in Nautilus. This image shows Nautilus before the css is applied: When I apply this css within the ...
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Plymouth theme with sound

Is this possible? Just a yes or a no. I'm not sure where to look for good documentation on Plymouth theme creation
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Gnome-tweak-tool kali linux 2019 “shell not installed or running”

So I was trying to switch up the theme for my new kali linux 2019.4 virtual machine. I installed gnome-tweak-tool package for the task. However, when I run it by typing gnome-tweaks in the command ...
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Cannot configure QtCurve in KDE4 settings

I'm using KDE 4.14.8 on CentOS 7. I built and install QtCurve into my system. After that, I tried to click configure button to apply a downloaded QtCurve theme. But, an error popup window was ...
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Resize titlebar buttons on GTK

I am trying to resize the close, minimize, maximize buttons. I do it like this: .titlebar.default-decoration button.titlebutton { min-height: 36px; min-width: 36px; -gtk-icon-transform: scale(1....
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How do I change cursor on Fedora

I would like to change how the mouse cursor (mouse pointer) looks. I use Fedora 30. Also, I would like to increase the cursor size.
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How to theme the appearance of the orage icon in the notification area?

Orage creates an icon that shows the current date, with the appearance of a traditional one-day-a-page calendar. Is there any way to customize the appearance of this, especially to remove the bright ...
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How to get traditional scrollbars in GTK 2 and 3 apps in Debian 10?

I am using XFce4 on Debian 10. When opening GTK 2 apps, the scroll bars appear normal, with a large bar and arrows at the top and bottom. When opening GTK 3 apps, the scroll bars are thin, difficult ...
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Change icon and cursor theme in dwm

I just installed my own dwm I patched in systray and I would like to change the icon theme it uses away from adiwaita to something else (Arch ,Faba, Moka or breeze). I tried changing to gnome, and ...
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How to communicate with the MATE community for general questions?

I've been working on updating Clearlooks for the more recent releases of GTK3 using the old Clearlooks-Phenix project as a base. It's been a steady few weeks and I've had a good experience reporting ...
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How to use zsh-theme file with pure Z shell on WSL

I'm using WSL (Legacy (Default) which actually is Ubuntu 16.04) and I use Z shell (with no framework or plugin manager) as my shell in the terminal. My current theme is Geometry which contains a .zsh ...
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Upgrading to Powerlevel10k - Extra space at the end of line

When I switch from powerlevel9k to powerlevel10k, some extra space appears at the end of each line. How can I remove this space?
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Any way to obtain an even bigger mouse cursor in linux?

Here is the size of my current mouse cursor... which is already at the highest setting (48). As you can see here: However I would really like to be able to increase this setting and go beyond (48), ...
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How to customize linux mint cinnamon 19 login screen

I would like to know if there is a way to customize the Linux mint login screen. And by customize I don't mean the background, but for example can I move the password input box to the middle instead ...
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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 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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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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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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