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Wingpanel changed from eOS to Ubuntu

I was having an issue where my wingpanel had disappeared, and in trying to solve it I did the following: killall wingpanel sudo apt-get purge wingpanel sudo apt-get install wingpanel and sudo apt-get ...
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How to get top panel drop downs to become dark mode? [duplicate]

I got my system to be in darkmode, except for the meta menu, calendar, system tray and power options from the top panel. Also, every app is now dark mode, except for system-settings its child windows. ...
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Broken theme, icons and shortcuts

So I logged in and this is what I have. I don't have any clue why this happening. The GTK theme are like Adwaita, the icons are Adwaita too, the shortucts don't work... ...even that Debian logo is ...
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Dark theme on supported websites?

Just like on Windows, when you visit some websites, they check if you have dark theme enabled in the OS and switch their website to dark theme. Is it possible on Elementary OS? (For eg, the chrome://...
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How to get genie minimize and maximize effect in elementary os like the one in macos?

I wonder if its possible to get genie minimize and maximize effect in elementary os like the one in macos...
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How to get full screen applications menu/app launcher for elemetary os 5.1 Hera?

I am quite new to elementary os and just wanted to know if there is a full screen app launcher available for elementary os(for Pantheon desktop environment) like just like the full screen start menu ...
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File Manager Blank Screen On Create New Folder or File

This happens most often than not. Whenever I create a new folder or file in the File Manager, the whole file manager goes blank. I mean all the existing listing disappears including the one that I ...
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How to replace wingpanel's “Applications” text with a icon in Elementary OS 5.1 Hera

I was wondering how I go about replacing the text at the top left of the wingpanel from Applications to the official Elementary OS logo. Can anyone please help me there is a similar question posted ...
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How to revert back to normal theme?

I enabled dark theme in elementary OS 5.1 using this command: "wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/veyselerden/elementaryos-dark-theme-enabler-script/master/enable-dark-theme.sh && chmod +x ...
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How do I install themes and icon packs in elementary OS 5.1?

I am totally new to elementary OS and I want to install new themes and icon packs. Please help me out by providing me with step by step guide on how to install themes and icon packs in elementary OS 5....
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How to customize terminal palette

In Elementary OS 5.1 Hera the native terminal has three "profiles" (is it really profiles?): Dark, High Contrast, Solarized Light. Ideally I would like to add a new profile "Nord" ...
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How do I get a higher DPI on my Libre-Office Symbols?

I am optimizing ElementaryOS for someone who has trouble seeing things. So everything is scaled up. Text-Size, Toolbar-Size and such. After installing Libre-Office, I noticed, that the Symbol-Sets are ...
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How do I turn off the windows gradient? [SOLVED]

How do I turn off the gradient of the windows? Currently I am using the elementary-x (white version) theme and the gradient on the windows makes the close, minimise and maximise buttons to look kind ...
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Twemoji Emoji are black and white

Twemoji Color Emoji show the icon of the emoji but its black and white on all apps after installing. I ran the commands sudo apt-add-repository ppa:eosrei/fonts sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Visual Studio Code title bar don't set window buttons properly

I set in elementary tweaks layout windows button, works well in all apps except in visual studio code, i don't know why.. I already installed 3 versions of vscode: - deb - flatpak - vscodium and ...
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Dark theme on Elementary Code instead of “Solarized Dark”

I would like to know if there is any possibility to change the configuration in Code App to set a Dark Theme instead of "Solarized Dark" or if there is any plugin to set a dark theme in Code App. ...
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Broke my install while installing a theme

I installed an Icon theme with elementary tweaks, I guess it was broken because the settings force closed, wingpanel disappeared and most of my apps won't start anymore... Right now I can only open ...
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I messed up with /usr/share/themes/

I deleted all the folders in /usr/share/themes/ leaving just /elementary/ and now the default theme doesn't work properly. How can I restore /usr/share/themes/?
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Greeter Font and Session Chooser

On Juno is there a way to change the Pantheon-greeter font? I tried various things in /etc/lightdm/* and /usr/share/lightdm/* but nothing seemed to affect the font. gsettings didn't find anything ...
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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 [closed]

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 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 OS?

I am actually new to elementary OS and i wanted to contribute a wallpaper to elementary OS. 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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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, ...