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How to change window decorations in GTK theme

I recently came across the Equilux theme here. I really like it but I wanted OSX window decorations, so I started copying assets from this OSX-arc theme to the Equilux theme. I have so far succeeded ...
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Dark theme in Linux Mint makes texts in text boxes unreadable

The dark default theme in Linux Mint is pretty great but there is an issue: all the text boxes get a black shade which makes the text entered difficult to read as the font colour of the text remains ...
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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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What theme works well for both GTK2 and GTK3 applications?

I've installed Debian Wheezy, with the LXDE desktop environment. The default Clearlooks theme is fine, but it doesn't work for gtk3 apps (like Transmission). Which theme can I use, so that both gtk2 ...
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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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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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mintty does not find my theme directory

If I understand the tty manpage correctly, theme files are by default looked up in a subdirectory named themes under the config directory, and in the absence of a --config option, one default location ...
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Flat UI terminal, works on OSX not on Linux

I want to use this terminal theme on Linux Mint 18 Sarah Cinnamon 64-bit. https://github.com/ahmetsulek/flat-terminal When you open the flat.terminal on OSX it opens up a bash terminal with that ...
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Import Apricity OS zsh theme into Manjaro

first post down here (and in my life) on a IT related forum As you may have heard, Apricity OS (Arch linux based distro) just died officially last week. And for those who didn't knew this distro, it ...
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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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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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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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configure: error: 'parallel' not found

Hello I'm trying to install adapta-gtk-theme on Gnome Debian and I've been installing dependencies for 45 minutes, but now I can't find information about this error configure: error: 'parallel' not ...
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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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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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Windows interface rendering not working properly in Fedora

I've got little problem with windows interface style rendering. Please see picture beneath. I've tried to reinstall all gtk* packages, but it didn't helped. Im running up to date Fedora with XFCE 4.12 ...
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Cannot Activate Arc-Dark theme on Ubuntu 15.04

I have followed all the instructions on the Github page for the Arc-Dark theme in the process of creating a custom desktop, but I still cannot activate the theme. I have installed all the ...
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How do I fix the colors of my icons?

I first noticed an issue I had on Linux Mint using the mate desktop environment. I wasn't able to resolve it, so I thought that switching to a different distro and desktop would be the answer. I'm now ...
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removing strange characters from a zsh prompt

I installed zsh 5.3 and am using it. Now in .zshrc I have done the following - autoload -Uz compinit promptinit compinit promptinit # End of lines added by compinstall Now I cycled through some of ...
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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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How to update Mint-Y theme and icons using a script

Situation: Mint-Y is a work in progress and it will continue to change and to improve, with your feedback, after the Linux Mint 18 release. Source: https://www.linuxmint.com/...
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what distro/theme is that (from a picture) [closed]

Hi I would be grateful if someone could tell me what from this image what distro that is:
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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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Installed Apricity OS, but only has barebone GNOME desktop after restart

I installed Apricity OS as guest in my VMware, and installed it successfully. During installation, the desktop was as Apricity customized. (Fonts, themes, icons, shell, etc.) But when I restarted it ...
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Change theme in ISO image

When I install a Linux or use the Live CD, it comes with a default theme (windows and icons) and wallpaper. I want to modify the default theme and wallpaper to other that I'm going to choose, these ...
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Change color of selection in Tmux

I'd like to change the background color of selections in Tmux. Which variable do I change for this?
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xfce gtk themes problem [duplicate]

I'm using "delorean-dark-theme.3.8" (wich support gtk2 and 3) on xfce, all xfce gtk2 and some gtk3 apps looks great but some gtk3 apps especially gnome apps looks terrible button backgrounds and ...
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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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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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where is AlaDelta theme hiding and how do I delete/purge/remove it

I came to know that I have an AlaDelta theme sitting/hiding somewhere on the system. I tried the following approaches - $ apt-file search aladelta with variations of aladelta in some caps, all caps ...
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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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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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Removing xfce icons and themes

I was wondering if it is safe to delete Xfce themes and/or icon themes that I don't use to save disk space. Additionally, is there a apt or other package manager command to do this? Also, just in case ...
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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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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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Gnome 3.18 on Fedora 23: LibreOffice ugly appareance when change GTK theme

When i change the GTK theme (Gnome 3.18, Fedora 23) the LibreOffice appareance is completely changed, it's looks like the theme was removed. This is how LO looks with the Arc theme: How can I avoid ...
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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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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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How to disable or fix GTK scrolling indicators?

I'm using Ambiance theme on Fedora 22 with Cinnamon and some windows have opaque scrolling indicators that cover bottom part of windows: Can i somehow disable scrolling indicators? Alternatively, how ...
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Remove Cinnamon read-only theme

I have installed a new theme in Cinnamon desktop environment, but suddenly it became read-only. Where is these themes located at, for me to delete them manually?
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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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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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cinnamon-settings and Nemo crash with certain Cinnamon themes' contols on Debian 8

Installed mint-x-icons and mint-x-theme on a fresh Debian 8 testing running Cinnamon (v2.6.13). All themes options could be set to Mint-X, except for Controls. As soon as it was selected, the Themes ...
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How can I change XFce4 theme from text (no GUI) console?

I would like to change the default theme in my XFce4 from Greybird to Daloa, but for several reasons I need to do it via remote SSH console (text, no GUI). I have tested: xfconf-query -c xsettings ...
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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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Where did the default GTK2 theme (raleigh) theme come from?

Who made the theme? When was the theme made? Was it made originally for a specific distro? Does the theme have anything to do with the city of Raleigh?
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How to restore default XFCE theme (“Adwaita-Manjaro-Dark”) in Manjaro?

I recently installed Manjaro Linux, and today I started trying out new themes. I read that the default theme for Manjaro XFCE is called "Adwaita-Manjaro-Dark". But for some weird reason this theme ...
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How to apply grub theme to a live usb?

This is my setup, I Have installed grub on the usb using grub-install command in the /boot directory. I copied 3 iso's on the usb Manually created a grub.cfg file to boot into the iso's. So I want ...