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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Linux Mint root app theming breaks when changing controls

So, this is a strange occurrence, which seems similar to other questions but which I've not been able to find a reference for. Maybe my Google-Fu is not strong right now. It seems to be a common ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Choose custom zsh-prompt based on which emulator I use

I use powerlevel9k-theme to get a fancy zsh-prompt. But the fonts and glyphs I use to get my desired prompt, are not compatibel with the the terminal emulator I use to ssh into my workstation (...
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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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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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Looking for fish theme with powerline, full path and return and carriage return after the prompt line

I'm looking for a theme I noticed some time ago and that I can't find again, it was a theme on fish or zsh where the prompt line (user & path) had powerline theme, the full path was displayed and ...
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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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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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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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figuring out which theme am I running under Debian-mate?

I have 2 desktops, GNOME and MATE. As far as I know the GNOME 3 theme lives under [~/.config/gtk-3.0 On right-click > Change Desktop background > Appearances and Themes > It's menta with some ...
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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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desktop agnostic icon theme lookup

How can you determine the user's icon theme without using neither GNOME nor KDE nor any other desktop specific programs/libraries/files? I could not find anything about how to determine users icon ...