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How to install and set new themes in KDE plasma via terminal

I've been having some issues with the breeze theme while starting plasma and I want to know if there is a way to install a another plasma theme via the terminal and set that to default. I'm using arch ...
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Theming of KDE apps with Gnome DE

I'm using Gnome 3 on Arch Linux but I use some KDE applications like Okular. I would like to make Okular and other KDE applications use a dark theme to match the one I'm using in Gnome. I noticed ...
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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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Geany: lost some themes after update

I've just upgraded to Geany 0.25 (from 0.21) in Mate 1.2.0, Linux Mint 13. When i open a .rb (ruby) file it correctly uses my preferred theme, which is Tango Dark. But when i open an html file it ...
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Overriding gtk3 theme colors

I'd like to achieve something I thought would take a couple of seconds and turns out to be a nervous breakdown: override a theme's selected item color in a GTK3 theme. At first, I naively though that ...
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Setting icon theme for Qt based apps in non kde environment

How could I set icon theme for Qt based apps in a non-kde environment? In KDE I could specify a different one, otherwise it would go for the default gnome theme.
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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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What themes are those under Controls in Cinnamon themes?

I have installed many Cinnamon themes but those listed under Desktop affect mostly the Panel, not the windows texture: The window frame is set under Windows Borders, but what I am interested in is ...
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How can I make window borders transparent in Gnome?

I want to create a GTK+ 3.0 theme (for Gnome 3.6+) that features transparent window borders. Is this possible? If so, how can I do it?
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Theme looks different depending on location in FS?

I am noticing an annoying effect when copying GTK themes and I am unable to explain it. Copying a theme from /usr/share/themes to ~/.local/share/themes results in a new theme that looks different than ...
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What is going wrong with this theme when running Eclipse?

Please see this video to understand what I'm describing: Weirdness in Eclipse - YouTube. Essentially, when I use the "Ambiance Evolution" theme with Eclipse, it starts wiggling and doesn't stop, as ...
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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 ...
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Change thickness of window borders for all themes

I am using Debian - Jessie I managed to change the default window border thickness by editing the appropriate theme .xml file. In this case: /usr/share/themes/BlueMenta/metacity-1/metacity-theme-1....
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How to make desktop shortcut to start command with custom title font and window borders

Im Using Linux Mint 17.2 rafaela amd64 with cinnamon. I have a couple old windows themes I downloaded and if I apply them with the system settings dialog I get this: t Which is great! Except I only ...
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How to prevent Qt Applications from using GTK+ theme

Whenever I want to use custom QML components in my apps it makes them use GTK+ theme. How can I prevent this? Why am I asking here? Because I believe it has something to do with files like:...
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How to edit/fix a theme to make it support a newer version of gnome?

What I have: gnome 3.12 the Faence theme, http://tiheum.deviantart.com/art/GTK3-Gnome-Shell-Faience-255097456 Current issue: The faence theme "only" supports gnome 3.10, I don't want to downgrade ...
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Setting same gtk/openbox theme in both 64 bit native and 32 bit chroot environment

I'm running Arch Linux and have setup a 32bit chroot environment inside a 64bit native install per their wiki instructions. I've installed the Zukitwo and Zukitwo-Openbox themes via the Arch Linux ...
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Which GNOME themes are suitable for black and white printing?

I need to place some screenshots of GNOME applications, such as the file manager, in a book. The book will be printed in black and white, and, although shades of gray are okay, it is best that I avoid ...
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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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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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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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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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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 change the window title font color in the adwaita theme?

I use cinnamon mint 17.1, and I found that the window title font color is difficult to distinguish from the background. I know that the theme can be changed from the control option under theme but I ...
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How to customize the colors of Qt applications in Ubuntu (16.10)?

After quite a lot of searching, I see nowhere how to change the colors of my Qt applications. I already created a custom dark gtk theme in ~/.themes/ by modifying the default Ambiance, but now I need ...
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How do I reduce the amount of colors Gnome uses

I have to run an old application that requires my display to run at 8 bit colors. This application will use a dynamic colormap (using XStoreColors). If my display already uses too many colors, there ...
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Automatically set Light and Dark Themes to interchange at Given times

I have a specific setting for my light theme and darker theme to use at night.How can I automate the interchange process.?
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LXDE change battery and network icons

I'm running on Debian LXDE and I'm trying to make the system look a little nicer. I installed the Numix Theme and everything is okay, except for the network and battery indicators, that aren't themed. ...
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How to continue animation progress in Plymouth script?

Is it possible to continue the animation progress in a Plymouth theme until the animation has ended and is ready to quit. I am creating a custom one for my OS and i want to show up the display manager ...
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Is it possible to run app with different than currently selected theme?

I'm running Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa 64bit. I've installed nice little app Zeal but it doesn't cooperate well with my desktop theme. it looks like this: I've tried a few dark/grey themes and Zeal seems ...
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Fedora UI Themes

I have recently installed fedora 23. Then I decided to change the UI theme.I have installed gnome-tweak-tool, installed User Theme Extention. Also I see that there are many themes in /usr/share/themes ...
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Recreate Lubuntu LXDE visual style in Debian

My Debian's LXDE looks quite different Lubuntu; and I want it to look more similar. I've found this: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Artwork/Incoming/Oneiric/Ozone detailing the changes from the ...
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finding the icon location of a running X application

For example I want to find the location of bellow icon
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GNOME / GTK app installed from source runs with default theme

I've installed a GNOME / GTK application from source (GitG 0.2.5 in Linux Mint 11) - after resolving all the dependencies, I successfully ran the application. The dependencies were also installed ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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How to make GTK application use the theme options configured in the GNOME Tweak Tool (and not the KDE's GTK configuration) when I'm under GNOME?

I'm using openSUSE 13.1 initially installed as a KDE4 Desktop environment (it's the default corporate install at my work). Now I would like to use the GNOME desktop. So, I installed GNOME 3.10 with ...
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Is there a way to make GNOME Panel backgrounds stretch vertically, rather than repeat?

I have another strange issue with the GNOME Panel. Images (that I am using as backgrounds) instead of scaling vertically, are actually repeating vertically, leaving me with a really weird effect: ...