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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Why does my elementary OS Freya show an Ubuntu logo?

I've only had Freya on my computer for 3 days. I'm guessing it's something to do with the Ubuntu updates which changed my logo. So far nothing more than this logo has changed, Grub still calls it ...
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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 to integrate FocusWriter into the elementary OS theming?

I use FocusWriter as my prefered distraction free writing editor. I installed it using the developer's ppa:gottcode/gcppa ppa. Being a Qt application, by default FocusWriter does not use the ...
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Disable icon bounce in Plank

I am trying to figure out how to disable the launcher icon bounce in Plank. Please help.
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How can I change the Notification font color and/or background color?

Elementary OS newbie here. I'm loving it so far! I've messed with the themes some what and I now have my notification background black and the text black. Makes it hard to see :(. I'm searching for ...
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Changing bootsplash

I've been attempting to change the bootsplash. I've followed the instructions I've found for ubuntu 14.04 thinking they would work since it's based on that distro. I created my own theme which I'll ...
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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 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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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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How can I disable transparency throughout the UI?

Transparency makes the text hard to read, and has zero benefit that I've ever been able to see. How do I turn it off? At least in Pantheon Terminal, ideally wherever it might occur.
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How can I adjust individual icons in the Moka icon theme?

When adjusting the brightness or volume, the pop up on the top right has a white sun and audio icon, which makes it look invisible, as compared as the default, where the icons are black. Is there was ...
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Why do I get differently styled menus in different applications?

I have been using elementary OS for a while and I have noticed there is slight difference in the styles of different Apps. For example the menu in Firefox is like this : Note: - I have configured ...
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How can I make Chrome use the window button icons from the system style sheet?

How can I fix it ? Chrome button doesn't match the theme button
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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 can I replace a single App Icon

How can I replace a single Icon (In my case Inkscape and terminator) without interfering with my current Icon theme. Since I use the elementary+ Icon theme it has an orange Inkscape Icon and I don't ...
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List installed icon sets and themes

How can I see a list with the names of the different icon sets and themes I've installed in elementary OS? I can see them listed if I use elementary-tweaks, but that app is not maintained anymore and ...
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Is there a site dedicated to elementary compatible apps and themes?

I'm not referring to Gnome Look, but an equivalent. Is there a similar site that only lists apps and themes for elementary OS?
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Is there a way to install custom folder icons?

I have several folders in my home folder that are just plain blue icons, which I feel are a little out of place. Is there an icon theme or tweak I can use to improve the look of my home folder a ...
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How can I add more themes on Elementary-Tweaks?

I have downloaded elementary-tweaks for Freya. I have also installed a few themes using PPA. What if I have a theme in a file and I want to include it in the gallery of the themes? How can I add it ...

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