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Regional themes (Country themes): %SystemRoot%\Globalization\MCT Installed themes (Aero, etc): %SystemRoot%\Resources\Themes Per-user installed themes (including pre-installed from OEM): %LocalAppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Themes Current wallpaper file (if any): %AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Themes


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gitk is implemented in tcl/tk. I've searched around but there doesn't seem to be much you can do; it is scolded as ugly on Linux everywhere. And apart from using a hideous toolkit, gitk has been growing worse for me as they put in more functions (mostly not used) the UI becomes even more confusing. So I instead of a solution I recommend gitg, which is a ...


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Short answer: disabling XP themes definitely increases system performance and reduces the memory load. Longer answer: Themes are basically a collection of graphic images that are drawn to the display buffer instead of using the older logic of using solid colors and lines. Because these themes often require resizing and/or tiling (and in newer incarnations: ...


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View > Theme is a red-herring. Ignore it. Go to TextMate > Preferences and choose Bundles. Themes are in bundles in TextMate 2. In the Bundles tab, you can click themes near the top to filter theme-bundles. Choose the bundle called Themes. When you check the box, it will download and install. Quit, relaunch and you're done.


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In the Personalization Control Panel save the theme for sharing as a .themepack file - right click on the current theme and choose "Save theme for sharing". Then open the saved themepack file with 7Zip or similar and extract the images you want.


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Open file: C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Preferences NOTE: Path will vary from OS to OS... I am using Windows 7. Above file has no extension Goto: "settings": (NOTE: it's inside "extensions" section){ "[ExtensionOrApplicationId]":{ } .... } Above section lists all the extensions installed on your ...


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DeviantART DeviantART is a fantastic resource for customisation. Check out their Windows Skins and Themes section for themes for most of the 3rd party theming apps out there. Visual Styles are generally for Windows XP and require no third party applications to use them. However, you will need this UxStyle UXTheme Patcher*, which supports Windows XP, Vista ...


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Go to System (Press Windows Flag+Pause/Break) then click "Advanced system settings" on the left. The top option should be Performance and you should be able to tick as many of the Visual Effects as you want. If using as a Workstation, you may not want too many of them, but if using as a standard desktop, you may want the "Adjust for best appearance" ...


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With some googling, I came across: Color Schemes in SQL 2005 Management Studio. From the site: Enter VSColorsToSql This is a simple utility I wrote last night that will port your current VS2005 Fonts And Colors Settings (just for the code editor, mind you) to Management Studio. It's nothing fancy, so all it does is copy some registry settings ...


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With terminal open, in the top menu, select Terminal => Preferences => Settings. You can change to a number of color combos:


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Yes. Notepad++ has a latest release 5.5.1 has some built in themes you can take advantage of. If you want little bit more customization, you can change the colors of every element in UI as you want. Quick google search shows that there a vibrant community of TextMate(Mac Editor) has a good themes. http://joyboner.com/60-free-textmate-notepad-styler-themes/ ...


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The Sugar desktop is plain and simple, used for the OLPC program.


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Stylish is what you're looking for. There is a collection of pre-made styles at UserStyles.


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To fix this the Debian (Ubuntu) way: $ sudo apt-get install tk8.5 $ sudo update-alternatives --config wish And then pick the wish8.5 alternative.


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tcl/tk 8.5 is actually themeable and looks rather native on Windows 7 and apparently on Mac. Less care seems to have been given to write theme engine bridges for it under linux, but you can do one of three things: To get away from the "motif" look-and-feel to a slightly better one: $echo '*TkTheme: clam' | xrdb -merge - To have it persist between ...


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I got the solution: apparently, a .crx file is just a renamed .zip file. Additionally, when you install it, the theme is decompressed into the chrome install directory...


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Excerpt from my blog at http://alireza-noori.com/ Las week, I mentioned I tried to switch over to Windows 8, but I couldn’t do so because it was so bright for me. After a couple of days, I upgraded some parts of my PC and since I wanted to check out the UEFI booting speed of Windows 8, I figured I’d give it another shot. After installation, I knew that I ...


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Step 1: Navigate to C:\Windows\Resources\Themes. Step 2: Copy the aero.theme file to your Desktop. Step 3: Open up the file you just copied to your Desktop in Notepad. You can do this by right-clicking on aero.theme > Open with > Choose default program… > Notepad Step 4: Inside the .theme file, you will find – in the 5th line – a property ...


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Actually the Classic theme does not get you more performance on the modern hardware: Classic theme uses CPU to render all its elements; New theme (it's Aero-based but without transparency) uses the power of GPU to render UI. Graphics Processing Units have enough memory to keep many window images in memory, so that the windows does not have to be repainted ...


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You can do it if you switch to the Aero lite theme, see this forum post. Go to c:\windows\resources\themes\ Copy your .theme file someplace else Under the key [VisualStyles] change the pointer to Aero.msstyles to point to AeroLite.msstyles Double click your .theme file Now your Taskbar is no longer translucent. The downside of this ...


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If you edit a theme and exit TextMate's preferences, it will be saved in ~/Library/Application Support/TextMate/Themes How to create a new theme from scratch: If you don't see it there, it might not have been saved. I just tried this and it seems to be buggy when you create a copy of an already existing theme. Make sure you: go to Preferences, ...


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In Word 2010, installing additional templates is quite easy, you can find lots of free and attractive looking templates from Office.com. Hit the Template name from the list displayed under the Office.com Templates section, and click the Download button located in the left side, under the preview image of the template. ...


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Install gtk-engines package from your distro's repository. If there's not a gtk-engines package, search for a package with a similar name, you shall find one. For ubuntu the package name is gtk2-engines. You may need to reinstall the package: $ sudo apt-get install --reinstall gtk2-engines


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OK, I went to the folder where all system sounds were stored, and moved the entire folder elsewhere, so if it does change system sound schemes, it won't have a source to play the sounds... The other option is Sound Sentry...In the accessibility control panel, you can choose to have all sound disabled and, optionally enable visual cues instead. From ...


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In Windows Vista and later, you can control per-application sounds, including system sounds. Click the volume icon in the taskbar, then click on "mixer". Click the mute button under "System sounds". Applications' sounds will still play, but system sounds will not.


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Just to record it here, there is also a pink fluffy theme for KDE 4.


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Create a virtual machine and install Windows XP. Then they will look exactly the same.


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"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" Correct; it tells Windows to not use the Aero glass or the Desktop Window Manager (or by extension, hardware acceleration) when that program is run. Therefore, when a program that ...


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Download any available theme for Chrome, like this one for instance. Rename it so it has a .zip extension. Open it with your favorite archiving tool. The theme is described in a file called manifest.json. It gives links to images used in the theme. They're in the "i" directory in the Greyscale one. The images are in PNG format. Here is the format of the ...



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