BSM Simple
GTK2 Themes
Score 74%
Description:

A small, light and smooth theme for GTK based desktops. It use only Clearlooks engine, so may work fine in every system up-to-date.

I have used it with faenza, elementary and awoken icons, so I suggest you to try one of these.

If you have an older version installed, please remove it BEFORE install the new one:
rm -rf ~/.themes/BSM*

Any bug/suggestion, please write a comment. And don\'t forget your vote.

Included in package
- Classic
- Dark
- Dark Panel
- Dark Menu
Last changelog:

6 years ago

11.05.2011 - 1.3
- Bugfix for Unity panels. (thanks to parsifail)

17.04.2011 - 1.2
- Completly new XFWM Dark, corrections in toolbar of Dark Menu theme and set Faenza icons as default icon theme.

16.04.2011 - 1.1
- Better metacity theme (a little bit larger). Dark themes' bugfixes (thanks to altavatar) and other minor corrections.

02.02.2011 - 1.0
- Evolution' scrollbars bug fix

02.01.2011 - 0.9
- New panels' spacing, new tab style, minor bug fixes. Perfectly integrated to Firefox 4.

09.01.2010 - 0.8
- Gnome's bug fixes for dark themes.

08.31.2010 - 0.7
- Included a new Menu version. Xfwm's buttons are editable.

08.26.2010 - 0.6
- Included a Beta dark version. Xfwm rebuilded (classic and dark) with less border.

08.20.2010 - 0.5
- Bugs on gnome's pane in dark theme fixed

08.14.2010 - 0.4
- New style with dark panel. Xfwm4 upgraded (closer to metacity now). Some little fix in the panel spacing.

07.07.2010 - 0.3
- Bigger icons in Gnome's menu. New menubars and toolsbars style, inspired in unified GUIs, like Mac OS and KDE Oxygen.

04.25.2010 - 0.2
- Gnome's support added. Fixed color bugs from Gnome-panel. Added a metacity theme.

04.25.2010 - 0.1
- New rounded buttons. Now the windows have a darker background color. New menubar/xfwm, inspired by shiki gtk theme. Some bug's fixes, like the space between the panel's itens.

03.17.2010 - rc1
- Default colors' bug fixed and Gnome theme index rebuilded. One gtk, one xfwm and one metacity theme.

03.16.2010 - beta
- First package. One gtk, one xfwm theme

foxbrush

3 years ago

Hi

I am new to this, kind of don't know where to start.
How to install this nice theme ?
My system is linuxmint 15 cinnamon.

Thank you

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aliagnome

3 years ago

You must have figured it out by now, but anyways, here is the thing: Just extract the downloaded tarball and move the themes (all the versions) into ~/.themes :)

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meagainlol

5 years ago

Dude i installed this theme,but no have a border for Lxde! Just blue clearlooks.

I use Lubuntu 12.04

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nekron29

5 years ago

Hi There ! Ever considered of porting your theme to GTK3; i am using Debian Testing - Gnome 3.0.2 and i would sure like to use your theme :)

You can use the GTK2 version for the GTK2 apps. Think about it and let us know ! Great job !

Thanks and rgds !

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hozza

4 years ago

I would also really like a GTK3 theme for this! :O

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enigmaster

4 years ago

Here's another one who would like to see GTK3 support for this theme. I use it on every machine, I really love it!

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AntonioRobin

6 years ago

This theme fine!!! So simple, so clean. Only one question. Please how can I customize the colors of icon notification indicator about mail / message. I consider as the most beautiful simple dark panel. But in this variant this icon or translucent white if isn't present the notification or simply white if there is a notification. Isn't evident. If it was green or blue it would be better.

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johnbendie

6 years ago

Please how can I customize the colors of my bsm theme. I can't see the text highlighted in firefox search box for the dark theme. And I have to strain my eyes to see the scroll bars too. But I love the dark theme and will like to customize these areas. thanks.

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TursonX

1 year ago

Currently is 2016. BSM Dark looks beauty on Linux Mint 17.3. The one only issue is this cannot be applied to Firefox GUI (tabs bar, tool bar, bookmark bar, context menu, side bars, main panels, scroll bars, etc.).

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TursonX

1 year ago

Hi Bruno, I read your Reply, but now this is not here.
Please, if you have time, update your beauty BSM Dark Theme to GTK3 (Firefox on Mate not support GTK2 themes, currently), and make bottom bar not full black, due a not visible some icons. Or what is the line to change bar color?

Thanks!

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piotao

6 years ago

Hey, I really love this theme. At first glance it looks pretty, clearly, smoothly and softly.
Is it possible to make also an icon toolbar dark, but keep the content of the window light? Similar to Dust theme, if you mind... This would be very nice and will perfectly fit to some setup.
I can do it by myself, just tell me where to change the settings :)

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parsifail

6 years ago

Hello, and first I'd like to say thanks for this great theme, I've been using it for probably about a year now and I'm very pleased with it.

Recently, when I upgraded to Xfce 4.8, the weather panel plugin started displaying text in black (on the Dark Menu theme), so it was practically unreadable.

Screenshot: http://images.steven-mcdonald.id.au/xfce-weather-plugin-unreadable.png

It turns out this plugin is using text (rather than fg) colour, and since there's no text definition in panel.rc, it was using the one from gtkrc. I fixed it by adding explicit text colour definitions to the two affected themes (Dark Menu and Dark Panel).

Patch to fix the themes: http://ftp.steven-mcdonald.id.au/bsm-simple/fix-panel-text.patch

Thanks again,
Steven.

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brunomarquesbr

6 years ago

Thank you for report this bug. I already use Debian, but just the "stable" releases, so my XFCE version is 4.6.

I'll update the theme as soon as possible, probably tomorow.

Are you using the 1.2 theme version? I rewrite the XFWM Dark theme, it's amazing now!!! =)

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parsifail

6 years ago

> I'll update the theme as soon as possible,
> probably tomorow.

Awesome, thanks for the quick reply! =)

> Are you using the 1.2 theme version? I rewrite
> the XFWM Dark theme, it's amazing now!!! =)

Yes, I updated today, it's great! I especially love the way the buttons turn red on mouseover. Thanks again! =)

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piotao

6 years ago

Parsifail, what is this nice clock you have on the screenshot? Is that a special applet or smth? I'd like it very much!

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dweight

6 years ago

Your themes are very beautiful, I like them very much but there is a disturbing problem.. When I use a superuser mode (synaptic, startup manager etc.) the theme of the su window goes to basic ugly gnome theme. I'v tried to copy themes files to /usr/share/themes but it wont work at all. I'm using ubuntu 10.10 x86_64 with gnome.

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brunomarquesbr

6 years ago

I think your problem is permission. Try make the theme folders (and sub-folders/files)as read-only to others users.

This command may solve the problem (run as ROOT): chmod -R 750 /usr/share/themes/BSM*

Did it solve it?

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brunomarquesbr

6 years ago

chmod -R 777 /usr/share/themes/BSM*

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dweight

6 years ago

I'm afraid it isn't work too.

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brunomarquesbr

6 years ago

I've tried to reproduce the bug in a VM (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS), but it's all good.

Try execute this sequence as ROOT:
http://pastebin.com/qt7nymJC

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dweight

6 years ago

Yeah! This method solved the problem :)
Great job! I wish all developers ware as helpful as you :) Thanks mate!

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brunomarquesbr

6 years ago

Thank you! I wish you come back here in the next releases...

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altavatar

6 years ago

I really like this theme, but I've noticed a bug with menus in BSM Simple Dark.

Here is a screenshot of a Thunar preferences menu:

http://imgur.com/DjwDp

Notice that the non-highlighted menu options are not legible.

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altavatar

6 years ago

I was able to fix this bug by editing BSM Simple Dark Menu/gtk-2.0/gtkrc, and changing line #492 as follows:

Replace:
text[NORMAL] = @fg_color

With:
text[NORMAL] = darker (@selected_fg_color)

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altavatar

6 years ago

I've also found that commenting out line # 364 of BSM Simple Dark Menu/gtk-2.0 makes things look better in Eclipse:

#bg[NORMAL] = @bg_color

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6 years ago

11.05.2011 - 1.3
- Bugfix for Unity panels. (thanks to parsifail)

17.04.2011 - 1.2
- Completly new XFWM Dark, corrections in toolbar of Dark Menu theme and set Faenza icons as default icon theme.

16.04.2011 - 1.1
- Better metacity theme (a little bit larger). Dark themes' bugfixes (thanks to altavatar) and other minor corrections.

02.02.2011 - 1.0
- Evolution' scrollbars bug fix

02.01.2011 - 0.9
- New panels' spacing, new tab style, minor bug fixes. Perfectly integrated to Firefox 4.

09.01.2010 - 0.8
- Gnome's bug fixes for dark themes.

08.31.2010 - 0.7
- Included a new Menu version. Xfwm's buttons are editable.

08.26.2010 - 0.6
- Included a Beta dark version. Xfwm rebuilded (classic and dark) with less border.

08.20.2010 - 0.5
- Bugs on gnome's pane in dark theme fixed

08.14.2010 - 0.4
- New style with dark panel. Xfwm4 upgraded (closer to metacity now). Some little fix in the panel spacing.

07.07.2010 - 0.3
- Bigger icons in Gnome's menu. New menubars and toolsbars style, inspired in unified GUIs, like Mac OS and KDE Oxygen.

04.25.2010 - 0.2
- Gnome's support added. Fixed color bugs from Gnome-panel. Added a metacity theme.

04.25.2010 - 0.1
- New rounded buttons. Now the windows have a darker background color. New menubar/xfwm, inspired by shiki gtk theme. Some bug's fixes, like the space between the panel's itens.

03.17.2010 - rc1
- Default colors' bug fixed and Gnome theme index rebuilded. One gtk, one xfwm and one metacity theme.

03.16.2010 - beta
- First package. One gtk, one xfwm theme

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