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Changing cursor theme doesn't apply properly in blender

I'm using Arch Linux, with bspwm. Here's a summary: System Information Operating system: Linux-5.3.8-arch1-1-x86_64-with-arch 64 Bits Graphics card: GeForce GTX 1050/PCIe/SSE2 NVIDIA Corporation 4....
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Large cursor XFCE

I recently installed Antergos with Xfce. However, the default cursor is massive when it's over a window that isn't the OS itself. So, if I'm within the file manager everything looks normal. With ...
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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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Running Darktable under Xfce using specific color style/theme

I tried running Darktable (version 1.0.4-1~bpo60+1 from Debian Squeeze-backports) under Xfce, but I am using a fairly light "Style" theme in Xfce which Darktable didn't work too well with. It seems to ...
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zsh, oh-my-zsh, change current directory color

I've installed oh-my-zsh withe the "pure" theme (https://github.com/sindresorhus/pure) and the current directory is now being shown at the prompt. The problem is that it's shown in a dark blue color ...
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How to change background color of side pane of Kate and Kile?

I am trying to customize the color scheme of Kile/Kate. I could do it, except I could not find any way to change the color of the side pane such as files, etc. I prefer dark background, and having ...
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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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LibreOffice has weird gradient UI

The LibreOffice has this weird dark to white gradient in the toolbar. I don't have any custom LO theme (maybe an icon theme). I do have a dark Plasma theme, but none of the KDE apps have any gradient ...
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Themes app not showing preview for installed GTK themes (Window borders and Controls) in Cinnamon

I have installed Cinnamon in Ubuntu using a ppa. The problem I have is that newly installed GTK themes won't show previews in Themes application. Here are the screenshots. .As you can see the Window ...
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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 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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Windows-like visual style for Gnome/Cinnamon?

I'm secretly trying to replace a windows machine with Linux for a girl and make it look like Windows the way it is actually possible to. I was unable to find appropriate apps like panel and menu ...
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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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How to use my existing custom GTK theme (Arc) with gtk-window-decorator when using Compiz?

I'm currently using Compiz 0.8 to get blur effects and transparency, in place of xfwm4. I had been using Emerald to provide window borders, but I was unhappy with the selection available there. I ...
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Customize wingpanel under Elementary OS

Recently I have installed Elementary OS luna, which is based on Ubuntu. I want to customize the wingpanel to display the menu toolbar of the selected application. This is my wingpanel: But I need ...
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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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Xfce doesn't change decorators and other parts to any other theme than “Adwaita”

After going from release to release of Fedora for a couple years, I noticed a problem recently on my laptop. When I switch to "Adwaita-Dark" in the "Appearance" menu in Xfce, things change to dark ...
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Installing a theme - Mint 17.2

I've just done a fresh install of Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon and would like to install a theme but haven't had any luck. (I've never installed a theme before). I have downloaded the sable theme from ...
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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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How to configure compiz to use metacity/macro window decorations?

When running the MATE-Compiz spin of Fedora, enabling compiz with the System > Preferences > Look and Feel > Simple CompizConfig Settings Manager (simple-ccm package) will enable compiz ...
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Is it possible to increase the size of dropdown menus in GTK?

I find great the font size I'm using in my Mate desktop, but the dropdown menus are not always easy to navigate, as I must use my left hand for the mouse. It would be great if I could increase the ...
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Need write permissions to install themes on Linux Mint 17 “Rebecca” Mate

Just installed Linux Mint 17 "Rebecca" Mate. I'm trying to install a new theme and am directed to http://gnome-look.org/index.php?xcontentmode=167 I've downloaded a couple and their instructions ...
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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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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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Custom plymouth theme not working

I normally have plymouth working, and I used to use arch-charge theme, today I made my own png images and modify it, here is the folder: https://github.com/tejonaco/Arch-Agua/raw/master/arch-agua.zip ...
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GNOME 3/GTK3 - Remove black window outline

So I'm trying to modify an existing theme by removing the black/dark-grey border around windows. It's very aesthetically annoying because I want to add a box-shadow behind windows. To be more precise,...
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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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Use Dolphin on a non KDE environment with KDE icons but not the mouse cursor

I'm using a Debian Buster minimal install with i3 as the window manager. I'm trying to move to Dolphin from the KDE Project for a file manager, but no icons are displayed. If I export ...
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Deactivate GNOME theme on an old (32 bit) Eclipse 4.5 based IDE

I'm running ubuntu 18.04 LTS and I need to work with LPCXpresso IDE v 8.2.2: this is an IDE for NXP microcontrollers and it's based on Eclipse Mars (v4.5) (as stated in the user guide). Note that this ...
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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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Minimalist mouse cursor theme

I'd like to install a X mouse cursor theme like: I have Lubuntu with lxappearance, but failed to find an appropriate package for this.
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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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Elementary OS: Accidentally installed Ubuntu Login Screen

When I restarted my Elementary OS Laptop today I was shocked, because I was on an Ubuntu-styled glitching Login Screen. I guess I accidentally installed it, by trying to get ubuntu-tweak-tools on my ...
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Eclipse Mars + Fedora 20 + KDE = black-on-black tooltips

So, I'm using a system with Fedora 20 installed, running a KDE 4.14.7 desktop. (I don't have root access so please no complaints about why I don't just upgrade my distro.) I have just installed ...
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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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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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Opensuse default color theme from 13.1 in 13.2?

Is there a straight way to setup the old "default" color theme (the one from 13.1) in 13.2 ? The "default" color theme has changed. The problem is that i've started a wiki using some ksnap-shots of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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thunderbird folder pane changed after upgrade from version 17 to 24

After Thunderbird upgrade from version 17 to 24, the "folder pane" no longer has my theme color, but instead has some kind of light-grey grainy image-gradient. My thunderbird theme is dark, and this ...
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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 ...