Questions tagged [themes]

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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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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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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 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 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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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 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 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 can I change the default Terminal font?

No more to it, I can't seem to find any kind of Options or properties in the Terminal app. Is there a way to change the default font?
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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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Keep topbar transparent on maximized windows

The auto transparent/solid topbar (wingpanel) in elementary OS Freya is awesome! But I'd like to keep it always transparent if the wallpaper allows it. Currently if the wallpaper allows topbar ...
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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 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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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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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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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 customizations to elementary OS 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 OS Loki?
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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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Alternative to Pixel Saver (remove title bar and place buttons in top bar)

I've moved from Fedora with gnome-shell 3.16. I'm seeking a plugin that works like Pixel Saver, which generally removes the title bar and places its buttons in the top bar.
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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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How can I change the icon of an application in the elementary OS

I am using elementary OS freya. How can I change icon of a specific application in elementary OS. Is it possible ?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to get rid of the title bar for Firefox?

It can be done in Fedora with the Gnome 3 theme: http://fedoramagazine.org/make-firefox-look-native-fedora/ It should be like this: but it looks like this:
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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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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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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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Customize (to decrease the height of the wingpanel) in Freya

I'm looking to see if I can reduce the height of the wingpanel in elementary OS Freya. I mean make the wingpanel smaller like normal wingpanel in elementary OS Luna.
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How can I make LibreOffice look better?

For example, this is what LibreOffice Calc looks like right after installation: Very Windows 95 looking. Ho can I make it look more in line with the design of elementary OS?
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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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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 to change the mouse cursor theme?

I would like to change the mouse cursor theme that is used, both in my session and in the login screen. For example Breeze instead of the standard one called "elementary" (similar to DMZ Black).
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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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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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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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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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How can I add a color scheme to Scratch?

Scratch comes with several color schemes by default. I can choose between them in Preferences > Interface. How can I add my own custom color schemes?
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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 ...