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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 ...
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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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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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How do I make themes apply to windows as well as system elements?

I am using Linux Mint with Cinnamon. Whenever I install a theme, it changes the 'system' elements, like the menu and taskbar, but not the window borders or buttons or the like. I went on the 'Other ...
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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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Can't Find Theme

I am trying out Ubuntu Linux and want to change the default theme. I saw the a theme site. I saw a really good menu bar and thought that downloading the theme would allow me to have that look. But, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 zsh shell theme is this?

I got an image from Facebook which is beautiful i want to make my Arch Linux machine just like this image, I have installed Arch Linux with Deepin Desktop Environment also installed neofetch, i am ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mint 17 Cinnamon: suddenly everything looks messed up [closed]

I'm kind of freaked out right now. Hopefully I can find a solution here. Something really strange happened. Basically, all of a sudden, everything started to look messed up. The gui applications ...
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How to create themes for MATE?

I'm looking for information on the basic structure of a theme for MATE (in order to build my own). I took an existing theme and renamed it, but I have been unable to get it to show up in Appearance ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Make GTK/Gnome NOT use the theme's mouse cursor

I had to install a GTK/Gnome theme (Adwaita) because some programs wouldn't work without one. But I hate that cursor theme. I prefer the lean look of the default cursor.pcf font. How can I prevent ...
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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 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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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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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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How to set animated theme on login screen in Mint 18.3 Cinnamon?

I found the tutorial how to set animated theme on login screen here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-w7Aw5p6zbY. Unfortunately cannot set it in my local installation. I use Mint 18.3. Below is my ...
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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 remove on press effect from a theme?

I am modifying the Greybird theme for xfce, and there is something that I want to remove but I can't find where the code for it is located. I already figured out how to change the colors when 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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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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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 ...