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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AbiWord not using GTK2 theme

I have a linux desktop that uses Openbox and GTK2. I installed abiword, because honestly, I don't use Libreoffice Impress, etc. at all. I just use a word processor. Anyway, I installed Abiword and ...
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Browsing the web with a dark theme [duplicate]

I like dark themes a lot, but I cannot use them with satisfaction: it often happens that I need to fill in a form on a web page (gmail login, for instance, or even here in stackexchange: the question ...
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Install GTK Murrine to home directory?

Bit of irony here, in that I'm not a superuser on this machine, but our development server is FreeBSD with X11 and GTK 2 installed on it. I found I'm able to use my own themes on the server by ...
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How do you turn off Aero Glass on an underpriveleged account?

The computers at my university all have the Aero Glass theme enabled which makes many things unresponsive. The student accounts here have reduced privileges (no control panel, no accessibility ...
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How do I prevent font smoothing from turning on when changing theme?

When I change my Windows 7 environment theme via Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Personalization, it turns on font smoothing, even if the themes I'm switching between were saved with font ...
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Transparent windows in Ubuntu

Is it possible to assign transparency to windows in Ubuntu like in Windows 7 and Windows 8 themes? Also can we change themes in Ubuntu 12.04 other than Ambiance and Radiance? Thank you!
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How to get user defined language in Notepad++ to follow master formatting?

I have successfully created a user defined language file in Notepad++ and this file has formatting, highlighting, etc. What I am hoping to do however is tie these into the main theme is. But it looks ...
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Changing lock screen theme in Linux Mint KDE

How can I change the theme (or at least background picture) of a lock screen in Linux Mint 15 with KDE desktop? It is not consistent with log in screen and looks out of place. Nothing found in ...
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My letters are white! I can't see anything of What I'm typing, how do I change this?

I don't know what it is that I did, I was trying some new themes in my Windows so I installed this patch that was needed to do it, then I fiddled with some themes. I don't where in the process but ...
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Is there a way to make notepad++ application itself dark?

I like the look of Sublime Text 2 but I prefer using Notepad++ as my default text editor. Is there a way to make the notepad++ application itself dark? More specifically, I would like to change the ...
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How to let software not override the currently defined windows-theme?

Here I read the topic on how to force Google Chrome using the defined windows-theme for its interface instead of imposing the own Google-Chrome-interface. URL: How to disable Chrome themes/skins and ...
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Emacs -nw color-theme and terminal transparency

I'm using M-x load-theme to load color-theme-solorized from the marmalade repository and it works and gets the color correct. The problem I'm having is that if I run emacs -nw in gnome-terminal that ...
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I cannot change theme in Chrome Version 27.0.1453.110

A few days ago I got this popup saying the my Chrome was out of date and demanded I upgrade. I did and got Version 27.0.1453.110. All my extensions disappeared as did any settings (like where to ...
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How to change or customize Windows 7 control (minimize, restore, and close) buttons

I use Windows 7 Home Basic, and have noticed that the window control buttons (minimize, restore, and close buttons) change when I switch from Windows 7 Aero theme to Windows 7 Basic theme. Thus I ...
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Right Column of Windows 7 Start Menu is transparent across all themes?

I've had this problem for awhile now, and I don't know how I did it. Take a look at this picture: As you can see, the right column is transparent, and it shows as this across all my regular and ...
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How to disable hot tracking UI feature in Windows 8?

When I click on a row it highlights the line with blue background (regular behaviour), but when I mouseover other rows it highlights them too. How can I disable this?
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How to disable EMACS - Prelude colors? (terminal)

I've used PRELUDE to work better in terminal, but I'd love to work with my default Terminal theme(colors). Zenburn-theme comes default with Prelude but It just work great the first time i run emacs ...
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How can I have different backgrounds on different computers?

So I have two Windows 8 VMs. I want to set one's theme to blue/black colors and the others to red colors. The reason I want these different is that I will be using the VMs simultaneously. One is 32 ...
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How do I get current icon theme name in linux?

Im writing small TODO applet for conky in lua. Id like to display small icon next to task, which matches current icon theme. I have already read which icon to look for on freedesktop.rg. How to get ...
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Is there any potential vulnerability in using an unsigned theme on Windows 7/8?

Assume the patching utility is trusted. I'm trying to understand whether this limitation is a matter of Microsoft controlling branding or an actual security concern. As an aside, the hoops I have to ...
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Any way to make the Windows 7/8 taskbar even smaller?

I want to make it smaller than the default small setting, like 10 px in height or however small I want.. Any way to do this? Thanks.
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Use Windows 7 classic theme but keep features like peek?

Is there a way to enable aero peek on the Windows 7 classic theme?
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How hard it is to make Firefox themes usable in Seamonkey?

I find it very odd that for SeaMonkey there are so very few themes available. (Half of which are not working with the latest version, and the rest look like they were made in the former century.) Is ...
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Windows 8 Booting But not Showing Login?

So recently, I bought a new laptop with Windows 8. I played around with it for a while and then installed a Mac Skin Pack. I rebooted the laptop and it worked fine, and I used that skin pack for about ...
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Linux mint bug - Theme changed (and cant change back) and slow loading drivers

It's not the easiest thing to explain, but basically I have linux mint 15 (Nadia) on my desktop, running Cinnamon. When I started it up the other day, the layout of the UI was different (taskbar at ...
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Where are the userspecific windows themes saved?

I have a user account named "Paedow". On this account I saved a Windows Theme with wallpaper and sounds and so on... Now I logged on as "Administrator". I have full access to every file on the ...
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How do I get a usable colour scheme for Windows 8? (more like Windows XP)

On Windows XP (and earlier) there was a difference between dialog background and input fields: The former were a shade of gray, the latter where white. On Windows 8 there seems to be no option to ...
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Changing the Google Chrome “link preview” bar?

In Google Chrome, when you hover over a link, a small bar pops up on the bottom-left of the screen that tells you where the link takes you. I've installed a theme, and I like the theme, but I want to ...
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Excel 2010 shows different cell fill colors depending on Windows Appearance Settings

I just noticed something very strange. I created an Excel workbook in Excel 2010 (Windows 7) and manually formatted alternate rows with slightly different colors. When my colleague opened the ...
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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 ...