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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gitk looks ugly / doesn't honor theme settings

I'm running Xubuntu, (actually linux mint with xfce on top, but I suppose it's essentially the same thing) I set my appearance theme to (a modified version of) MurrinaStormCloud, but if I run gitk, ...
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Default Windows Theme

Can someone please upload their default windows "aero" theme for me? It can be found at C:\Windows\Resources\Themes. C:/ can of course be substituted with the drive letter in which Windows is ...
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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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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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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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Does changing Windows XP theme to classic enhance performance?

A lot of my colleagues and friends who are still using Windows XP use the Windows Classic theme (i.e. the Win98-like theme, unlike the XP theme). Some of them just like it, but some others say that ...
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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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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 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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How do I extract a background from a Windows 7 Theme file?

Pretty obvious, How do I extract a background from a Windows 7 Theme file? I like the background pics from some of the themes I've downloaded, but is there anyway I can get the pictures (background ...
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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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What are the locations of the various theme files in Windows 7?

Where are the locations of the various theme files stored in Windows 7? In specific, system as well as per-user theme files.
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Terminal Command Colors

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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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 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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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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High Contrast Windows 7 won't turn off

At school, I accidentally turned on high contrast and am unable to turn it off. Control panel is disabled, personalize in context menu is disabled, batch files won't work...
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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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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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Apply styles to pages in Chrome before extensions load

I would like to apply custom CSS to pages in Chrome, but before the extensions are loaded. I'm already familiar with this solution: Applying custom style to internal Chrome pages But I need to ...
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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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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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Is it possible to create and publish my own RSS-fed dynamic Windows 7 theme?

A client has asked if I could develop a dynamic theme for Windows 7 for them. I see from the Windows 7 themes gallery that this sort of thing is possible, but I cannot see any documentation about ...
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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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Little girl friendly versions of Linux (or themes for Linux) [closed]

I'm going to install Linux on a PC for a daughter (age 7) of a friend of mine. I recently came across Hannah Montana Linux. The parents don't want a commercially branded thing going on, so no Hannah ...
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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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What does compatibility option “Disable visual themes” do?

"Disable desktop composition" flag disables Aero (transparent glass border) effect for the duration of the application's run, which seems like all there is to "visual themes", but toggling the ...
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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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How to change mouse pointer icon in Xfce Debian 7 Wheezy?

I copied the cursor theme (oxy-neon or Oxygen Neon) to /usr/share/icons and from Applications Menu -> Settings -> Mouse, I am able to see the new theme. I clicked on it and the pointer doesn't change. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Handling black text in a dark terminal colour scheme

I tweaked my colours in iTerm (though the specific terminal application I use is not relevant). I chose a dark background colour, and defined red, green, yellow, etc. All was well until I ran npm ...
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How to set the Default Windows Theme in a WIM Image?

I've a modified Windows 8.1 Install.wim image and I would like to set a custom .theme loading when the installation DVD creates the user (The default user account in my installation is the hidden ...