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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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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 ...
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How to change Xfce top menu bar (theming doesn't help)

I have Debian Wheezy with XFCE 4.8 installed and I'm stuck with file menu bar (top menu bar present on almost all the windows). I've tried Appearance, Windows manager and Compiz config, but no ...
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Windows 8 theme?

Where can i get the Windows 8 themes? I've googling for this but, not yet get it. If i've anything means, then, it's not downloading for me. For examples - Windows 8 theme Windows 8 theme for ...
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How to install ComixCursors (or other x-cursor themes) in Ubuntu via shell script?

This question has two parts: How to install an x-cursor-theme in Ubuntu via a bash shell script. The cursor theme is not expected to be in the repositories. How to actually make the new theme become ...
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Location of wallpapers used in various Windows 7 themes

Where can I find the various pictures of each theme in Windows 7? I know where all the regional themes are, but I do not know where the Architectural, Character, and Landscape theme pictures are. I ...
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Changing apperance of gui applications run under ratpoison/Xorg?

I recently started a question where I wanted to know how to run the most minimal Linux desktop (Use gnu-screen and X instead of desktop environment?). And the conclusion was that I would need a window ...
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Theme problems Themes & Login screen on xfce

I'm using Linux Mint Debian 201109 (Xfce) version. I added debian repositories to apt and updated whole system. And now I have a problems with styles/themes on some applications(they use standart ...
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Windows 7 themes corrupted

I have difficulties changing Windows themes. Whichever theme I try to use, it's just appear black. (It appears blank even in Personalize Desktop settings.) Aero does work, but I can't set background ...
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Can I put the Windows XP Luna Theme on Windows 7?

Can I put the Windows XP Luna Theme on Windows 7? Will it work? Will it cause damage?
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Fooling a program to think the Windows XP theme is different

I love using light-text-on-dark-background color schemes for as many programs as I can. However, I don't use a light-on-dark theme for Windows XP itself, because many Windows programs do not play ...
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How can I get an update notification (e.g. via email) when a Firefox theme is updated?

I love Chrome's style but I like to develop web pages using Firebug. I'm looking at a Firefox theme named Chromifox Extreme but it says that it's not available for Firefox 8.0. I want to be updated ...
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How to change a theme in Windows 7 with a PowerShell script?

I would like to have a script that would change the current theme of Windows 7. I found the registry entry where this stored, but I apparently need to take some further action to get Windows to load ...
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$DISPLAY dependent gtk themes

I have a computer at home that I log into remotely. The "monitor" for it is a TV, so I want gtk applications to use a large font and icon theme, which I managed to do by editing the ~/.gtkrc-2.0 file ...
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I can't use a custom theme on a network account

I'm an administrator for the computer I use, but I'm using a network account. I can set custom themes (non-Microsoft, I mean) on my local account but not on the network account. It's the same machine, ...
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Windows 7 HDTV oriented theme?

I have a dedicated media computer that is hooked up to a 46" LED TV. The problem is when I'm trying to use the computer from the couch, the 1920x1080 resolution makes everything tiny. I'm trying to ...
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windows 7 themes - dual\multiple monitors\screens [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best multiple monitors app for Windows 7? Call me crazy, but I like the Microsoft Themes in Windows 7. However, the background image only seems to duplicate ...
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Adding images to my Powerpoint Theme

I've been reading about making themes for PowerPoints but, the problem is, none of them get in very much detail. Not even the Microsoft one. I have two images per slide. A top bar with out logo and ...
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Do any Windows IM clients support Adium styles?

I know I can't actually get Adium on Windows. Are there any Windows IM clients that at least support Adium styles, specifically Contact List Styles and Message Styles? Pidgin is heart-breakingly ...
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How to patch themes files to get custom themes working?

I'm on Windows 7 build 7601 x64, and I've tried everything to patch my uxtheme.dll, themeservice.dll, themeui.dll with different patchers – like Universal Theme Patcher – but nothing helps. I am ...
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Change Color of Chrome Address Bar

I want to switch from firefox to chrome, but after having a black theme for so long it's hard to adjust. Here's what I mean Is it possible to change the color from white to black? If yes, how?
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How to fix? Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “murrine”

I have downloaded and installed a new theme before in my fedora machine. However, I got this warning when I load gvim, nautilus every time. (gvim:4629): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine ...
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Is it possible to change the look and feel of remote X applications running under Xming?

I am running Eclipse remotely right now, in Xming on my Windows pc, through an ssh tunnel from my laptop running Ubuntu 11.10. As seen below, it doesn't look that bad, but it seems that my ...
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How to set a theme as default in terminal

While I'm sure I need to use defaults write com.apple.Terminal to do this, I'm not sure how to use a terminal theme file like IR_Black.terminal and set it to the default theme for a user. Basically, ...
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Reset Opera titlebar back to hidden

I'm a massive fan of Opera, but I can't figure how to flip the GUI back to where the main titlebar is hidden again. Any ideas? Back to its original look:
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Where are the Chrome theme files saved?

I want to change my Chrome theme from time to time. But whenever I download a theme in Chrome, it installs it and the downloaded file is missing from the destination. I want to maintain a collection ...
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Windows 7 taskbar in Windows XP?

I have been using a theme on Windows XP to make it look like Win 7 but it has some drawbacks like Blue screen dump and shutting down the system. I want my taskbar and My Computer drive to be just ...
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How to Create Windows 7 Theme dynamically according to the native computer screen resolution

If you ever pay attention to the default Windows 7 Theme build in, those themes will have a perfect image screen resolution no matter what size of the screen your device is on. It looks perfect on the ...
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how can I get an image post to repeat on tumblr? [closed]

I have a theme that repeats each post across the screen but I don't like the theme layout... just that aspect of it. Could anyone tell me what the code is so I could extract it and apply it to a ...