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Are there any good software for designing, or helping in designing, GTK+ themes for use in Gnome and Xfce desktops?

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I don't know of any such software. I think it has to be done "by hand". Try this link.

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Not really an answer to your question, but if you have the patience you could wait for the new theme solution based on CSS to complete. More information here.

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One method which I found to be not so bad is to take a theme and modify the gtkrc file.

e.g. /usr/share/themes/MurrinaStormCloud/gtk-2.0/gtkrc

You'll have to experiment and do a lot of guessing and trial-and-error, but it worked for me. All I really wanted was to make that theme less gray-ish and a bit more silver-ish and blue-ish.

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I am working on a program that will help you see what your changes to gtk or metacity themes look like instantly. Check it out here.

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I didn't find one either.

There's GNOME Color Chooser, which may help.

GNOME Color Chooser

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