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Questions tagged [themes]

about changing the appearance of elementary OS and its applications. For questions about functionality, use application-specific tags.

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Change title bar color of some apps

is it possible to change the title bar of some apps to dark specifically sublime text 3? and how? I tried using gtk-theme-variant-switcher but it doesn't work with the latest EOS. There's also an ...
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Transparent vs. white panel with light background

Folks; using a bright background in elementary 5, I see a strange behaviour with the top panel background. In some cases, with no window opened, the panel is completely transparent and the icons top-...
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Font in power/battery/wifi/applications has fuzzy shadow with OSX-Arc-White theme

I'm not sure how to explain this since I'm extremely new to using Linux, but after looking around for themes, I found OSX-Arc-White to be the exact theme I've wanted. The only issue is, the fonts in ...
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How do I set QT apps to “prefer dark theme”?

Is it possible to use the Elementary OS dark theme on QT apps? I use the dark theme on GTK apps, and it works great, but all my QT apps have a light theme... Is there a way to enable the dark theme ...
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Issues with elemantary theme in Polari

I have issues with the elementary theme in Polari. I can not see the unread message in a channel: Any idea how to fix this? Kind regards, tuxiano
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How do I install the elementary OS 5.0 theme to flatpak?

Applications installed via flatpak use the default bundled theme and it cannot access the system-installed themes. As a workaround, they allow extensions(?) is what I think they're called so I can ...
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Where can I find the maximize icon file?

I need the maximize icon file of the default elementary theme. I'm working on a custom theme for Vivaldi, so that it looks more integrated, and this is the only one I can't find. Thank you in advance....
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Can I contribute a wallpaper to elementary?

I am actually new to elementary OS and i wanted to contribute a wallpaper to elementary. I have the image and here is it, What to do next ? Actually i did just make the image and dropped it here. ...
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Real DARK theme like in “Watch dogs” game

We all see the similarities with MacOS and Linux need some UI polishing but – can the real global dark theme (not like Apple did) be made - like we saw many times in many Hollywood movies (on every ...
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Trying to replicate this macOS dark sierra theme

so yesterday i decided to try linux because im tired of the uglyness of windows and because i wanted to get the closest to this look but here its what i got so far. i dont know what to do to be ...
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Well-rated gtk themes that work on Loki

I have a lot of GTK themes that I like and I have saved for use on various gtk desktops, like Adapta and other well-rated ones, but most do not work on Elementary, as stated here. I see that Ant ...
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Too big window buttons!

I have elementary os loki installed. I've installed a mac os theme, as i like how it does look and changed the layout of the buttons to mac os from the settings. Now, for some reasons, i have some ...
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Virtualbox doesn't use elementary theme

I just started using Elementary and needed to install virtualbox for my work. The version of virtualbox on AppCentre uses the same theme that all the other apps do, meaning that menus and buttons look ...
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Terminal panel color different than other

I donẗ know why, but Terminal panel color is from dark theme, but everything else follow standard gray/silver color. How to fix this? edit: I found that Videos media player is also dark. Is ...
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How to increase wingpanel icon size

I have a 15.6 inch display, which has default resolution of 1920x1080, and the wingpanel indicator icons looks a bit small to me. This is a known issue for displays that have a non-standard DPI value,...
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I've changed my system stylesheet or icons and things broke, now what?

I am using a custom Gtk+ stylesheet or custom icons and I am now encountering problems such as: Transparent or illegible UI elements A missing image icon in the UI Panel icons that are enlarged or ...
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detailed customization of a plank

I am aware of plank --preferences, plank tweeks (with different themes, but I love original one) and the settings file within a .config/ directory. However I would like to change shadow intensity/...
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elementary OS Icons Disappeared

cunning folks. I think this occured after doing an 'apt-get update' and then 'apt-get upgrade' which I thought would keep elementary OS among other applications, up to date. After a restart, I was ...
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Screensaver installation

I have accidentally installed the mate-screensaver using the AppCenter. Which did mess up many visual elements (icons, window decorations, and such). I will probably end up reinstalling the OS as I ...
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I can't install the elementary-transparent-theme

I installed elementary-tweaks and wanted to install the transparent theme using this commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yunnxx/elementary , sudo apt-get update , sudo apt-get install elementary-...
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Removing Theme Icons and Wallpapers

I installed the Numix Theme Icons and Wallpapers However I no longer want them how might I remove Numix and all it's files?
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GTK Themes Doesn't Work Well on Loki [duplicate]

themes that I want to apply on my PC don't work as they should. I put the theme folder into the folder /home/firat/.themes/ that I created before. Then I use Tweak Tool software to apply it. But it ...
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GTK theming in snap apps

I have installed libreoffice as a snap. In Ubuntu it uses th default gtk theme but in Elementary OS it doesn't. Is it possible to enable this or do i need to wait for the Elementary team to implement ...
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How do I make all window corners to be rounded?

In the macOS the all the four window corners are rounded, like the image below: But in eOS, the windows corners are usually like this: Here only two of the four corners of the window are rounded. I ...
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OSX Theme for elementary OS

I like to theme elementary os loki but i can't find some icons, plank and wingpanel that is similar to osx sierra. Where should i find it? Elementary OS is beautiful by itself but i'd like to try ...
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How to move folder in /usr/share/themes

I want to put a folder on /usr/share/themes but it says permission denied. How can i paste a folder on this location?
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Light background for Files with dark theme

I want to have a dark theme like the one enabled with gtk-application-prefer-dark-theme=1 in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini but I want Files to still have a light background. Is this possible? Many ...
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Why are some apps dark and some apps light?

When default light variant is used I know that in Tweaks one can set to 'prefer dark variant'. But some applications (terminal, video player audience, the photo viewer pantheon-photos) are always ...
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Wingpanel going transparent on its own

I prefer wingpanel not being transparent, and have set org.pantheon.desktop.wingpanel.use-transparency to false. Several times recently, and just after running updates today, my wingpanel became ...
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mouse cursor reset to a weird old cursor

i changed my cursor to breeze a while ago and now i wanted to change to another cursor theme again but i couldnt make it.instead my cursor changed to an old weird theme.now i cant go back to breeze ...
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How to set dark theme for Android Studio?

Generally I like the standard elementary theme a lot. But for my development environments I prefer dark ones. I can start Scratch in dark theme by adding env GTK_THEME=elementary:dark to Exec command ...
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Window title bar buttons style [duplicate]

I've read a lot about Elementary OS. It seems like a potential alternative to Ubuntu and many other Linux desktop distros. It looks beautiful and works smoothly, many say so. After having checked a ...
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elementaryOS Loki - Plank themes

I've used Freya before and i can install additional plank themes for example from this site: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2015/09/13-plank-themes-elementary-os-freya/ . I tried install that and ...
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Change font colour on dark variant of Elementary theme

I am looking for a dark theme for Elementary OS Loki. I couldn't find anything better than the default theme with dark variant, but it has one problem: when I switch to categorized app view in menu, ...
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Applications look ugly when using third-party “Arc OSX themes” [duplicate]

I'm using elementary OS Loki 0.4 with the Arc OSX themes for GTK+ but the UI in apps is very ugly, can someone help me?
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Can you install Compiz on elementary OS

is there any way to enable wobbly windows effect on elementary OS 0.4 I tried to install compiz but after i install it i discovered that compiz is not compatible with pantheon
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Restore original elementary OS theme

I installed some few themes, then wanted to restore the default theme. But when I restored from the tweak tool, I found that it gets broken or something and the status bar gets ugly transparent (photo ...
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Text color bug after installing OS X Theme

I have installed macOS Sierra Theme by B00merang. There is a text colour bug when I right click in the file manager for more options of a file or a folder the texts appear white instead of black. I ...
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elementary OS 0.4 text is too light. Can I make it darker?

I am using elementary OS version 0.3.2 and it works just fine. I tried elementary OS version 0.4 and the text on everything is too light. Both of these have been used on a desktop computer. Is there a ...
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Customize Numix theme: title bar header height

I have installed Numix theme following these instructions (https://itsfoss.com/install-numix-ubuntu/) I'd like to change the title bar height, making it slimmer. Is there any css I could edit to ...
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How do i make customizations to Loki?

I guess the elementary-tweaks project is shut down and won't be getting any updates. Is there any alternative to make customizations on various fronts to the brand new Elementary Loki?
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Loki - How do I install just Places folder of Icon Theme?

I downloaded the repo Super Flat Remix and I'd like to take just one aspect of it -- the 'places' subfolder, which changes the folder icons in the files app. Do any of you guys know of any way to do ...
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elementary tweaks missing in Loki [duplicate]

I upgraded to Loki release today, and the PPA for elementary tweaks is not found. I installed it on Loki Beta 2, so I assume that it isn't configured on the server side for release. The PPA I'm trying ...
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How to replace wingpanel's “Applications” text with a icon in Freya

I was previously wondering how I go about replacing the text at the top left of the wingpanel from 'Applications' to the official Elementary OS logo. I found a solution to this question posted on ...
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Is it possible to change the window border color of terminal in freya?

I just want to make the vim a.txt to black and the background color of the title bar and the tab bar to silver.
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Numix-icon size problem in the top-bar [duplicate]

I have installed numix-icon-theme but it seems broken and weird. As you can see in the image, the topbar icons are way huge compare to normal. How do i fix this? Another help i'm asking for y'all is ...
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GTK 3.16 or up for elementary OS Freya

I'm trying to install the paper theme for my elementary OS freya but it says that it needs gtk 3.16, i only have 3.14. How do i upgrade the gtk? By the way, i've already tried to install it but it ...
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How do I change the background color and font color of wingpanel XGTK theme? [duplicate]

I recently tried out this_theme. I tried changing the details in .panel in the apps.css of gtk-3 folder but to no avail
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Bay Trail pad and buggy Elementary OS installation

installed yesterday elementary OS to my tablet. Theme is buggy, some buttons and text is missing. I can't change display settings, pressing that button do nothing. Windows does not fit on screen, so I ...
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Set transparency of the window for a specific application

Is there a way to set some transparency (it would be awesome activate this feature by shortcut-toggle) to a specific window (for example only on chromium-browser)?