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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How to style window borders in Linux Mint w/ Cinnamon?

I've noticed that all the themes leave me with those large gray/metal window borders, which I really don't like. How can I edit this, and why do most themes simply change how the taskbar looks?
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How to install downloaded Windows 7 theme

I've just download an official Windows 7 theme here But I cannot install it after download - double clicking will say unknown file type !? Please help!
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what software or firefox plugin can anylize the color theme of website? [closed]

I am a web front designer , sometimes I see some very cool web sites with beatiful color themes , I want to get the colors's list of the website ,what software or firefox plugin can do this job ?
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How can I make Windows 8 use the classic theme?

The answers I've seen are themes, which only give me the colours and not the appearance/performance of the UI; in addition, I want to keep Metro. Basically this: Instead of:
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How to override GTK3 / Gnome Shell themes per application

I'm using both Cinnamon and Gnome Shell (Gnome 3) on Fedora 17 with the dark theme Blapple. Quite a few applications can't handle dark themes very good. In Gnome 2 I had a simple solution for these ...
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Load a theme for Aquamacs from the .emacs file

I managed to choose various themes from within Aquamacs but the problem is that if at some later point I have an error in my .emacs then the theme's setting is broken. Therefore I decided to load it ...
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Creating a Desktop Wallpaper Theme from a Series of Images in JPEG format?

Good Afternoon, I have a number of desktop themes on my Windows 7 PC that change from one picture to the next after a certain time interval. Is it possible to create my own desktop wallpaper theme, ...
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Windows 8: Different Themes or Different Wallpaper Slideshows for Multiple Monitors

I know I can assign different wallpaper for each monitor that is connected to my computer in Windows 8(by right clicking and selecting "set for monitor 1,2,etc"), but I don't know how to assign ...
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Where do I find Chrome's default theme file?

I know how to install themes into Chrome, but I am looking for Chrome's default theme. Specifically the image files to the navigation icons like forward, back, home, reload etc. I cannot seem to find ...
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How to Switch Windows Theme Back to Normal

After downloading macromedia flash, the theme suddently changed for me. Usually the normal Windows 7, it suddently changed to this: How can i change it back to normal?
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Where can I access and manage downloaded themes in Google Chrome

I downloaded and installed several themes on Google Chrome. Now how can I see the list of themes that I just downloaded? And how can I switch to one of them without downloading it again?
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Gnome 2.3: change background color for buttons / active window in tray bar separately?

I recently tuned Debian to look more like Ubuntu by switching to Ubuntu fonts and installing the dark Ambiance theme. However, the color for the active window is way to light and makes the title ...
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How do I get the colors from Windows 7 “Classic Theme” in Windows 8?

I've tried to export the theme from Windows 7 and import it to Windows 8, but some colors are still different. In particular, the Active Window title bar color is too similar to the Inactive color. ...
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How to change toolbar skin in Media Player Classic - Home Cinema?

I am following this link to change toolbar skin of Media Player Classic - Home Cinema but it is not using the new skin. I'm using Windows 8 Pro N and Media Feature Pack is installed. More ...
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How to re-enable the aero lite theme in windows 8?

In windows 8 there is a theme called aero lite after upgrading to windows 8 pro these theme is not there. I would like to use that theme as it is lite in use of graphics and the result is almost same ...
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Is there any way to add new theme for Windows 8?

Is there Any way or does anyone know how to add a new theme to Windows 8? I want to load new themes for Windows 8. Other than its default one.
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Where can I find bash_profile / bashrc themes?

I've been searching for bash_profile / bashrc themes on google for awhile but I'm not finding any kind of aggregation for themes. Most of them I find are small snippets like: export ...
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Ubuntu purple terminal colors to iTerm2

I've been looking for a iTerm2 theme that resembles the default purple Ubuntu terminal but have had no success so far. Does a theme for the standard Ubuntu terminal exist for iTerm2 or will I have to ...
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Dark Windows Themes

I spend all day staring at computer screens. I have changed my Visual Studio theme to a dark theme, and find it much easier on the eyes. I'd like to change the rest of windows. Unfortunately, the ...
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Reverse/Undo .EPF Eclipse Prefrences Import

I have imported a .EPF Eclipse preferences file from here via File > Import > General > Preferences. The preferences file changes the colorization for the TeXlipse editor. How do I ...
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How to disable hot tracking UI feature in Windows 7?

Is it possible to disable hot tracking in tree- and listview controls in Windows 7? I guess this is related to the Aero theme, but I don't want to switch to Classic. I would like to have Aero without ...
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Copy *only* theme colors from one powerpoint presentation to another

I want to copy over the theme colors from one Powerpoint presentation to another. The universal method seems to be to use the Format painter across both presentations, like explained e.g. on this ...
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archlinux running gnome

I am new here, don't know if I can even turn to help here about this subject but I just installed archlinux on my laptop and installed gdm on it, I was wondering a couple of things. on boot my gdm ...
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Aero Effect disables automatically

Some months ago I have my windows 7 aero effect enabled, and there is no problem. But now I have problems when using aero effect (I mean aero theme). First when using aero theme, minimizing windows ...
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How to modify Chrome newtab.css from within a Chrome theme?

I want to modify the CSS for new tab page. NOT make new tab page. I already made a new tab page, but many users installing my themes won't also install the new tab page extension. So I want to modify ...
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Windows 8 Color Settings (Window Title)

In Windows 7, the window title's color (by default black, to see the title in the title bar fire up Windows Media Player for example) is stored in [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\Colors] ...
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Reset Mac OS X's GUI

A couple days ago, I installed a GUI theme kit called "Liscio" on my Mac, which is running OS X 10.7 Lion. Problem was, it was for the wrong OS: It was for 10.5. Now I can't resize any windows without ...
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Where to find original windows vista cursors

I reformatted my HDD and installed Windows 7 Ultimate. But i noticed the Windows Animated cursor theme from Windows Vista is gone. Any way to get it back, or an external download source? I do have ...
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How to get syntax highlighting working in TextMate 2

I just cloned TextMate 2 from GitHub. Followed the instructions in the readme file and everything went smooth with the installation. However, there is no syntax highlighting. No problem – just need ...
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How to disable taskbar transparency in Windows 8 desktop?

I'd like to disable taskbar transparency in Windows 8 desktop. On Win7 disabling Aero was a hack to accomplish this goal, but this post from how-to-geek to disable Aero in Win7 & Vista no longer ...
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Windows 7: How to make active window much visible at taskbar?

Win 7 is fancy but XP was much better at accessibility... I can't recognize easily which window is active at taskbar, active item has an extra "glow". Is there any way to improve that?
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Website Themes in PSD

There are graphic design websites that release themes and website graphics as PSD files. Some examples: A theme: http://www.wordpressthemeshock.com/psd-themes/ Graphic elements: ...
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Change color of URL in dropdown menu of Firefox's address bar

I am using a GTK theme with some dark elements, which causes problems in some applications. One of them is Firefox: the URLs in the drop-down menu of the address bar are dark blue on a black ...
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How to create a custom theme in Microsoft Word Mac 2011

Background: Microsoft Office for Mac 2011, OS X 10.7.4, MacBookPro5,1 I desperately want to change the theme fonts and colors to take advantage of the interface advantages of having these elements at ...
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How to get Windows 8 Release Preview Aero lite Theme in Windows7?

So, I find myself liking the default wpf theme for the aerolite visual style in Windows 8 RP After a little digging, I found a few files called PresentationFramework.Aero2.ni.dll. I was ...
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Using Custom Themes in windows

I downloaded UxStyle to patch my system files to get custom themes working. Now I realized that I like the classy look of Windows 7 the best and want to go back to that. That is simple enough. But the ...
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Is there any way to make Google Chrome use current Windows theme, not its own?

I was setting up my girlfriend's laptop for her and I thought I would use a cool Windows 7 theme I found on DeviantArt. I got a nice clean looking transparent theme. The problems is: Google Chrome ...
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An Explorer replacement for Windows with dark theme support

I'm trying to move to Windows 8. My problem is that I'm using a custom Visual Style that turns my OS to dark and it's not possible in Windows 8 for now. For that reason, I'm looking for a Explorer ...
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A Dark Theme for Windows 8

Is there any way for me to use Windows 8 in a dark environment? For a long time I had headaches that I couldn't fid their cause. Now, I'm using a dark visual style for my Windows 7 and since then, I ...
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Is it possible Notepad++ to change the theme based on current filetype

For example, if I open a text file, notepad++ would open it in 'default' theme. But if I open a php file for instance, it would open it in 'custom_theme1'. I know notepad++ is highly extensible, so I ...
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Can't use default Terminal theme on my MacBook Pro Lion

I have my terminal settings like so: On startup, open: New window with settings - Pro In settings I have the "Pro" theme selected as "Default" However, every time I open the terminal it will open ...
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x11 GNOME theme - look and feel of Apple OS X [closed]

I'm using GNOME that came w/: [alexus@wcmisdlin02 Desktop]$ cat /etc/redhat-release Scientific Linux release 6.1 (Carbon) [alexus@wcmisdlin02 Desktop]$ and I was wondering if I can make Apple OS ...
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What does the “Themes” service do in Windows 8?

I stopped the "Themes" service in Windows 8, but didn't notice anything. What does it do?
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Gtk3 theme development tips

I've started adopting the default Ubuntu Ambiance theme for my needs, but I find it a very cumbersome process. As soon as I change my theme and load it, it also gets cached so any further changes ...
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Dark background in LibreOffice under Windows

I hate to write on with background, so i usally write my papers in a simple text editor, because I can have a dark background, but it's still annoying not to be able to use LibreOffice advanced ...
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Where does Windows store Bing Dynamic Theme's wallpapers?

I'm wondering where does Windows store Bing Dynamic Theme's wallpapers? Or for that matter any other rss themes?
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Cannot install Windows 8 Transformation Pack on Windows 7

I am trying to install Windows 8 Transformation Pack v4.0 on my Sony Vaio laptop with the following options: When I run (as administrator) the setup file, it starts to install but gives the ...
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Turn off TaskBar Thumbnails on Windows 7 - Classic Theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable windows 7 taskbar thumbnails preview? Aero peek is turned permanently on.How to turn it off? Is there a way to get rid of the annoying thumbnail ...
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Asus laptop not retaining Aero theme when unplugged

The problem i'm having occurs when i unplug my laptop, it disregards several elements of my theme. The taskbar gains "auto-hide". My desktop background is turned white. The transparency on my ...
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enabling “classic” look in Windows 7 - or at least reducing window edge widths

After looking here, I'm still at a loss. Is it possible to enable a "Classic" view a la Windows XP's theme that would make the environment look more like Windows 2000? If not, is there a way to ...