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How can I use Adwaita Dark for all applications in Gnome 3?

I noticed that some applications use the Adwaita Dark theme, while others use the light one. Is there a way to make all applications use the Dark one?
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Where to get Kate color schemes?

Does anyone know where one could find some good Kate color schemes for syntax highlighting? The only ones that I found that work fine are zenburn and mdark. Besides those two, I couldn't find ...
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Change Zsh theme in Android Studio

I've recently jumped ship to zsh and I'm using the Oh my Zsh! theme blinks. It looks very nice in the OSX Terminal, but it looks very bad in Android Studio's terminal. So my question is is there a ...
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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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Where may I find a reference scheme for GNOME 3 theming (e.g. Adwaita)?

I upgraded to Fedora 21, which spotlights GNOME 3.14 (plus the relevant GTK+ material). Unfortunately it seems that this particular update mangles a lot of my older themes, written for now-aging ...
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How do you change the desktop theme in CentOS?

I have a couple of questions: How do you change the desktop theme in CentOS? How does one download CentOS themes from the internet? How do you install them?
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Using a dark theme in KDE with Gnome applications (e.g., Firefox)

I prefer the breeze-dark KDE theme. Unfortunately, some gnome apps (such as Firefox) are problematic. In particular, in text input fields in Firefox, one ends up with white text on a white background ...
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Can I set appearance for GNOME Debian?

Is there any tool to set appearance for GNOME Debian 7.2.0? I feel title bar is too thick and font is too big. I'm just leaving Ubuntu for Debian, so I'm not so familiar with it.
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Zsh theme guides [closed]

Does anyone know good tutorials (or books) for what goes into writing a theme?
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Are there any new (or at least working) pseudo-3D icon sets anymore?

I just need some tips: where can I still find good complete pseudo-3D icon sets for Linux, especially Xfce? Even when I search for "non-flat icons" on Google, half of the entries say "ultra-flat". ...
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LXDE (Openbox): add “resize corner” to the window

I am using LXDE (Openbox). Every time I need to re-size my window, I have to position my mouse carefully to grab the thin window frame until my mouse cursor changes and I can re-size the window. I ...
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Change Xfce Theme from bash script

I have a convertible notebook, and am writing a bash script to change from standard desktop to tablet mode. I am running XFCE. Currently, the script is switching reading the orientation from a built-...
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How does Gnome make the link between my music folder and the folder-music icon?

My music folder has a different icon from the other folders. Gnome use the folder-music icon to personalize the music folder icon. I would like to know where (in which configuration file or where ...
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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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Linux Mint 12 font glitches

All fonts in the Mint 12 installation are displayed with glitches, especially the numbers and symbols. This started happening after switching between some of the default themes. No other changes ...
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emacs: background color doesn't change when I load different themes

I'm using GUI Emacs. My background color remains the same no matter which custom theme I load. It may not matter, but when I load a different theme, I always get the message: message [sml] sml/theme ...
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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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Darcula dark theme for Eclipse

I wonder if there is a way to use Android Studio Darcula theme in Eclipse? I am trying to make Eclipse look a little bit like AS. So far I have made changes to the editor window and I have no idea how ...
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GTK Icons for special files

Does named pipe for instance have it's icon, I have a theme for GTK and when I've create named pipe it give icon from gtk-file.svg file or symlinks that point to that: application-x-empty.svg empty....
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How to change QtCurve style/theme without KDE via config file editing?

I have downloaded a QtCurve theme. I do not use KDE, I use a standalone WM (awesome). How do I change QtCurve style/theme via config file editing? Which config file contains this setting?
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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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liferea: change default link color

Liferea (Linux Feed Reader) uses per default a dark blue color for hyperlinks. I am using a dark desktop theme (white text on dark background) and these default colors are very difficult to read. I ...
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Is it possible to provide different Xresources colors to different terminal apps?

When using a terminal that supports more than 16 colors (such as urxvt), it it possible to provide different colors to different applications running in the same terminal after another? For example, ...
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Lost window title bars and everything after selecting bad window theme in Linux Mint

I've selected a window theme from the "Advanced Settings" in Linux Mint 12 which seems to be corrupted and I've lost everything on my desktop. I can't start any applications but I can open the ...
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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 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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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 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 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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Change GTK theme from command line

I was able to change my GTK theme with lxappearance but would prefer to know the command (or multiple commands, if GTK2 and GTK3 themes need to be set separately). At the moment, I'm on an Ubuntu ...
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Text as block on Kali Linux Rolling after apt-get upgrade [closed]

I just installed Kali Linux Rolling and I run apt-get upgrade. When it finished on the tweak tool on the appearance tab in the cursor option, I get this text "Adwaita [][][][][][][][][]" instead of "...
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How to change the flag pictures XFCE Keyboard Layouts applet uses for its indication?

XFCE Keyboard Layouts panel applet offers to use either textual or graphical indications. But the font used for textual indication is too small and the flag icons used for graphical are too blowzy. ...
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KDE theme manager in pure OpenBox WM?

I've setup a pure OpenBox system with no specific desktop environment like Gnome, KDE, or Xfce, etc... It works well, and I have been able to customise the desktop's appearance with software like ...
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Theme not applying correctly

I just switched from Parabola running GNOME 3.14 to Debian Sid running GNOME 3.14, and the same theme that worked fine on Parabola now isn't applying correctly. The scroll bars among other elements ...
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Customize Top Panel / Global Menu / Super-Wingpanel in Elementary OS Luna

How on ElementaryOS change Wingpanel on Top Panel / Global Menu / Super-Wingpanel like OS X ?
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How to customize window decorator for a single non-GTK3 application window in Gnome3?

Is there a way to specify dark themes for the window decorator (Mutter) for just a single application? (Like Sublime Text). For example, on the screenshot below one window is customized to have a ...
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Modifying menu color of a gtk 3.0 theme

I'm trying to integrate a GTK3.0 theme with xfwm4 theme, Now I need to change the menu background color, so I get the color value with gcolor and tried to grep for that value, nothing found under ...
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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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Enable dark-mode in GTK2

So I am using Arc as my GTK theme, and applied it like this [Settings] gtk-icon-theme-main=Arc gtk-theme-name=Arc gtk-application-prefer-dark-theme=true in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini To enable ...
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Why do applications look for “adwaita” themes?

What's the deal with the Adwaita theme? Just about every application you can get on Linux are always looking to use the Adwaita theme, instead of just using the theme currently installed on the system....
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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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What do I need to change to have a fully transparent panel?

I have a theme which sets the background of my panel to a certain color, even when I tell it to be transparent via the panel properties. In the theme's gtkrc file, what do I need to change to set ...
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Theme config files for programs of common GUI toolkits

As a follow up to my previous question, I learned that theming in windows (when using a tiling window manager) could be achieved by modifying config files for the different GUI toolkits, for instance ...
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Using breeze-dark with non-KDE apps?

TL;DR summary: is there a knowledge base anywhere for getting stuff like firefox to work well with breeze-dark? The new light-on-dark KDE theme, breeze-dark, is great. I love it. However, some non-...
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Openbox 3 theme: How to set color for menu background and scroll bars

I want to create a dark theme. But I have failed to see how I would change the background color of the menu row and the colors of the scroll bars even though I have tried looking at the relevant Wiki ...
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GTK 3 apps text backdrop looks wrong, on any theme

I am having a problem with GTK 3 applications (GTK 2 apps work correctly): no matter which theme I choose, there are many places where colors are off. E.g. in the screenshot you can see that the ...
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How to add gtk2 theme to KDE?

I'm trying to find a good GTK theme that I like for certain applications. Trouble is, I don't use Gnome-- I have OpenSUSE 12.2 x64 with KDE 4.9 only. So if I've downloaded a theme tarball, what can I ...
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Gtk theme won't apply in Fluxbox

I installed my Arch Linux with Gnome 3 and Fluxbox on top of it, and I use Fluxbox as the default, but I have this weird problem that I can't manage to fix. I set my theme for Fluxbox and that is ...
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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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