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A theme is a package of graphical specifications, such as colors and iconsets, used to customize the appearance of a UI.

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Strange layout for new user in Linux Mint Xfce 13

I added a new user to a Linux Mint Xfce 13 computer, but everything looks completely different from the standard layout the other users have. I don't know why, but I would like to know as I find it ...
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Create and enforce a theme for every GUI app in an OS

Say I want to build a custom desktop environment (in QML) using the QtCompositor APIs. I can create my own components for the QML apps created for this particular environment, but it would be much ...
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Remove Windows 7 windows decorations (non-client area) [duplicate]

I would like to remove the border of the windows. I want to have all windows without their window decorations, just the content (like using a theme without borders). I know that then I wouldn't be ...
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Change Color Theme of MS Outlook

How can I change the color theme in Microsoft Outlook (or, even better, the whole of Windows 7) to a more readable theme such as Solarized Dark?
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Windows 7 theme

I accidentally change my own theme into other theme. I right click on the desktop, then click personalize, in my screen, I've the current theme which denote by "Unsaved theme", then I click save ...
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Any way to skin the Filezilla UI?

This is petty, I know. But Filezilla is so much nicer looking on Linux and Mac OS, and I presume it's due to the nasty Windows Redmondish inset dividers that are just there in the OS. Is there any ...
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GTK can not load image from icon theme

I have always used the Numix theme and icons at my system, both home and at work. I have never ever had any problem. But, someday, without any interference, somehow they stopped working. Absolutely ...
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Xubuntu themes look ugly after hdmi cable is unplugged

I sometimes connect my laptop to an external monitor with an hdmi cable, and when I later unplug the cable, it causes a problem with the graphical theme in xubuntu (14.04). The window panes, panel, ...
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modify overlay on video previews in the Explorer sidebar

I want to get rid of the stupid overlays that video files are shown with in the Explorer sidebar in Windows (7, but other versions as well). I mean thanks, but 1995 rang and they want their UI design ...
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Aero - Windows 7 aero themes are greyed out [duplicate]

I tried with all options: To start Themes Service, Desktop Windows manager, etc. all the running. I also tried "gpedit.msc" > and set Prevent Theme Changes setting to "Not Configured", etc. I also ...
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Powerline shell/theme.json examples for status line

I have made a copy of the config_files located in powerline. /user/local/lib/python2.7/dist-package/powerline/config_files and copyied them to ~/.config/powerline. Next i changed the ...
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How to remove a photo in background photos of one Windows 8 theme?

As we can download themes for Windows 8, I have the need to remove one photo in one theme's background photo set. How can I do that?
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Installing Emacs color theme

I've been trying to install color themes for emacs and I'm not quite sure how I can do it. I have downloaded an .el file and put it under my .emacs.d folder, then edited my .emacs file and added this: ...
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change window frame color on an application basis

Although i can change the global theme of windows, all the elements of the OS have the same color scheme. I would like the scrollbars, buttons, etc on win 8.1, to be different for different ...
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What's the official way of programmatically changing the GDM login background?

I want to change the background of the GDM login screen on CentOS 6.5 and 7 to bring it in line with other branded systems, and so I have an RPM that delivers a background image into ...
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How do I change the footer in a Wordpress Customizr page?

The Customizr theme in Wordpress has lots of options that are fun to play with, but I'm stuck on one point. All my pages have a footer with a default copyright notice that I want to change, and ...
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Windows Custom themes not working correctly. [W8.1]

So first i patched my uxtheme using uXstyle, so then i installed Yosemite Transformation pack. But the window's are not the right theme or they have not been applied correctly, if i select the theme ...
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Different computers with Windows 8 with the same account

I've got several systems set up with Windows 8 in my home. 1 is my desktop with a triple screen setup and I like having the taskbar vertically on the left edge of the left monitor. Also, I like having ...
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PyScripter: Where is %APPDATA%\pyScripter\skins folder located in disk?

I have PyScripter installed from the executable file downloaded from their website. But the white background is just burning up my eyes so I wanted to change the theme. I googled upon how to change ...
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GTK+ Theme and Cursor Theme stopped working

Parts of my installed themes have stopped working. I'm not entirely sure why at this point. I know I've installed numerous things which led up to realizing certain theme elements were broken, and ...
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Application not themed when run with gksu instead of sudo

Slightly nitpicky, but when running applications on Linux Mint 17 from a terminal using "sudo", the application gains root privileges and is nicely themed. If I use "gksu" or "gksudo", the application ...
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In a sublime theme, what scope key defines the color of the cursor?

I'm trying to change the color of the cursor in a Sumblime theme. What scope key defines the color of the cursor in .tmTheme file?
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“This theme can't be applied to the desktop.”

In Windows 8.1, I am getting this popping up completely randomly. I don't use themes. I even have the service disabled. I've tried enabling and disabling the Themes service, but that didn't fix it. ...
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How do I change the look of the context menu under Linux Mint 17?

I've tried every type of theme, and none change the look of the context menu. Currently I'm running the Linux Mint theme for cinnamon and Shiki-colors-matacity-fixed for the window borders so they ...
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Editing a sublime theme, how to know which key string corresponds to which text element in the code?

I want to customize the color scheme of the comments in my code, by editing the .tmTheme How to know which of the <dict> <key> corresponds to which element of the code? Like, I can ...
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Terminal Command Colors [closed]

I like to have a really beatiful console style. I use zsh and I have changed my theme to "agnoster" See it under: oh-my-zsh My problem is that I do not have OS X and iTerm2 but I want to have these ...
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Windows 7 icon recovery

I have installed a alienware skin for my computer but while it was installing I closed it before it created a uninstaller and i cant uninstall it through control panel. I have tried to refresh the ...
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Emacs theme uses different colours in terminal

I made a theme for Emacs 24, using deftheme, based off something I generated with 4bit, with a theme structure loosely based on the built-in tango theme. In the screenshot below, you can see emacs ...
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How can I make Fedora 20 use the dark theme for all applications?

If it's somehow possible to force all programs to use the dark adwaita theme, I wish to do that. For now it only seems as if the apps that shipped with Fedora is able to be fully dark, while ...
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Is it safe to replace ExploreFrame.dll?

I was searching Windows 7 themes and some of them require replacing ExplorerFrame.dll. I am wondering if this is safe. Is a DLL only a container of resources or might it contain code that can be run ...
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Qt theming gtkrc-2.0 style

Is there a way to make a system-wide theme for Qt 4 or Qt 5 applications? Just like it is possible by a gtkrc-2.0 or a gtk3 CSS file. Every search I do about this gets me to information about ...
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Revert from Windows 7 Basic Theme

I got a message from Windows 7 that alerted me that my computer was being slow and I allowed it to change my theme to Windows 7 Basic Theme. I am very much regretting my decision because my computer ...
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How to change the theme of Windows 8 to the classic theme?

I would like to change the theme of my windows 8 to the classic theme (a theme that look more like windows XP).
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Windows theme resets everytime computer is restarted after registry modification?

I had gotten bored one day and changed the colors/fonts of the command prompt, then finally i wanted to, undo this and change the color/font scheme of the windows command prompt cmd.exe back to the ...
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Firefox developer tools Color Scheme for Sublime text 2

How to find a Color Scheme (file "*.tmTheme") with Firefox developer tools for Sublime Text 2?
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How to get a panoramic image to take up two monitors

I have two moniters and wanted to know how to get a panoramic image or really wide image to take up both Moniters. Is this possible if so how would I go about accomplishing this?
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Customizing the Terminal

I am using Elementary OS (based on Ubuntu 12.04) and i would like to change the coloring scheme for Pantheon Terminal window. Here's what i have tried- Elementary Tweaks Dconf Editor shell ...
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Automating my PC setup builds

The company that I work for orders bog standard computers from Dell. We then set these up with user and machine settings and then install our software on it to sell to out customers. I've set up ...
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New theme colors, Excel 2010

Consider I want to make a new theme for my workbook. First (for the colors) I go through Page Layout > Themes group > Colors > New custom colors. In this dialog box There are 4 text/backgrounds, 6 ...
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Difficulty with fonts when creating new custom theme Excel 2010

I have a table which is filled with Persian language texts. When creating a new theme, I set the Font of "IranNastaliq" (which is something like Italic in western languages) for it. Below shape. As ...
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Why are window frames defaulting to large un-themed black and gray lines for enterprise users in Windows 7?

I am using Windows 7 enterprise 64-bit with an admin account and all my windows have buggy looking dark and light gray lines around them like this: By changing advanced performance settings in the ...
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Windows 7 doesn't switch to classic theme

I just reverted to Win7 (yay) and was looking forward to use the classic theme again. However, Windows does apply something different when I select "Windows Classic". It looks like this: It ...
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Win 7 How to Change Basic Theme Window Color?

In the Personalization control panel, when selecting the Windows 7 Basic theme (not Aero, and not classic), the windows have an Aero look but without any of the transparency effects. Unfortunately, ...
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Change Active Taskbar Application

I currently have the Buttons on other taskbars set so Never combine So I can have multiple Chrome windows open and will see multiple Chromes on the taskbar. Now the problem is that sometimes I don't ...
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Remove small icons alongside text (Every thing without icon)

How do I remove the programme icons from menus, including Navigation pane. The Original theme is look like this: And it is what I want like this My theme is in high contrast mode. I know ...
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How do I increase font size in Pidgin's buddy list?

My workplace has me using Pidgin on Windows 7. I am having trouble making it play nicely with my accessibility requirements. Specifically, as a GTK app out of its native habitat it is not following my ...
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How to restore OS X Mavericks theme to default [closed]

I've installed a theme, but I don't like it. How can I revert back to default?
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Change windows 7 theme's preview image

I installed a lite copy of Windows 7 for my mom's netbook and now I'm trying to change the default preview image for a theme in Windows 7. Apparently it had "Dark Pear" installed but I was able to ...
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Chromium doesn't play nice with themes in Debian XFCE

I've found that Chromium seems to ignore any of the themes I have on my Debian Wheezy running XFCE as its DE. More specifically, its window always looks exactly the same (blue bar, for example) ...
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Aero failure and errors after power loss

After a recent power loss I experienced, I rebooted (more slowly than usual) to find that Windows Aero failed to load (a High Contrast theme was loaded similar to Windows Classic and Aero themes were ...