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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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How to style KeepassXC to match the official screenshots?

When I look up KeepassXC in Snap, I see the following screenshots: But when I install it via the Snap Store, I get this instead: Which is arguably not up to the standard. After seeing this thread ...
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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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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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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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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 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: # ...