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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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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Turn Windows 7 desktop into grayscale

Is there a universal way to turn Windows 7 Aero desktop, all windows, etc into grayscale? I had an option to do this in Intel video drivers on my old laptop, now I have NVIDIA and don't know how to ...
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Windows to look like Mac

Does anybody know any way to make my windows computer running vista look like a mac?
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Set PuTTY's appearance in Windows

Is it possible to configure PuTTY to have me some nice colour scheme like vim's desert? I'm an PuTTY user under Windows and my login shell is tcsh. The current PuTTY theme setting is a very boring ...
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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 can I override website themes to surf with a 'dark' theme

e.g. black background, grey text. surely there must be a firefox extension for this?
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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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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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Good ways to change Icons in Windows XP? [closed]

I'm looking for a good, preferably fast way to change icons in Windows XP. I've found a few methods, but they weren't exactly efficient. EDIT: to clarify, I'm looking for alternatives similar to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to show window contents while dragging in Windows Server 2008 R2?

I just installed Windows Server 2008 R2, including the Desktop Experience feature, and activated the Themes service. I've activated Aero. I have everything there, except that when I drag windows, I ...
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What is a good website for finding Windows 7 themes? [closed]

If I search for Windows 7 Themes with either Google or Bing, I seem to get a lot of spammy websites as results. Of course there's the personalization gallery at Microsoft's website, but I'm hoping to ...
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After upgrading to Windows 8.1 the themes from Windows 8 were replaced by new ones

I have searched in C:\Windows.old\WINDOWS\Web\Wallpaper but it does not contain all the old Windows 8 themes. Does anyone know another way to retrieve them?
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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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Installing gtk+ themes on Windows

How do I download a gtk+ theme and install it on a computer running Windows? I know that I can select a few of the themes from the theme selector, but not sure how I install one.
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Are there any Firefox themes that work when Ubuntu has a dark theme?

Does anyone know of firefox themes which are usuable when gnome has a black theme? I find that none of the borders are visible, and that often times text for certain context menues are completely ...
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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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Applying custom style to internal Chrome pages

I want to apply custom styles to the internal pages used by chrome. (Like the new tab page.) I used to do what is said here: Hack Chrome to show its internal pages with black background But it no ...
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Windows 8.1 scroll bars: customisable?

What I would like: for all windows, I want to have the slider bar a different colour from the slider rail. and visible whether or not it is being hovered over. So far I have only be able to ...
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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 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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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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Editing installed GNOME themes (using Ubuntu)

I have a theme installed on my Ubuntu 9.04 desktop. It's quite nice, but there are a few issues, where some styles have been left at the default, thereby leaving white text (set by the theme) on a ...
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How do I change the colour of the red close button in Windows 8?

Is there some way to modify the colour of the "Close" button in Windows 8? On several applications, an active window displays a not-so-subtle red.
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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 ...