OrangeLiNstaBlackPlastic
GTK2 Themes
Score 72%
Description:

Borrowed a couple themes and added to it. Linsta and a Linsta black metacity theme for the window decorations.

FIREFOX FIX HERE:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=503508

Elephant wallpaper:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Incoming/Animals

If you find a bug or have an idea to improve this let me know!
Last changelog:

9 years ago

bottom/side window decorations are narrower when window is maximized.

Progress bars are orange.

Scrollbars are Chocolate.

Toolbars and window background are less silver and more human colored. Slight change.

New buttons (ok/exit stuff). They look a lil glossier. Got the idea from the schwermetall theme.

minor stuff

-updated range sliders.

-updated buttons and button prelights.

-supports up to a 36px panel height

9/5/07 Added a hack to make the Create Application Launcher more readable. Still not perfect, but better. It's a known gnome bug.

mohojojo

7 years ago

My favorit theme! Thanks.

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kzlazy

8 years ago

maybe? I really love your theme, mainly for the dark menu and the dark brown on the selected menu items.

On the other hand, the light brown on windows and selected item is somehow tiring. As this is a matter of personal preferences, would it be possible to open color customisation, please?

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dumbestcrayon

8 years ago

Great theme. Love it.

For those with problems with the install the way I got it to work was to put the tar.gz on the desktop.

System > Preferences > Apperance

Go to the theme tab.
Click install.
Browse to the tar.gz
double click it.

Worked better than any other way I found on google. With no flaws.

If you need to..

Open terminal put..

sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-ubuntulooks

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sprites

9 years ago

Thank you for this absolutely gorgeous theme. Its everything I want in a theme. Your creativity is brilliant!

I do have a problem. I think your theme might be incompatible with Ubuntu Hardy Heron, which is the distro I'm currently using. The problem I'm having, is some of the buttons on the windows do not appear, I linked a screenshot below.

I read in a prior post that the pixmap engine is required, however, I also read on the ubuntu forums that the pixmap engine has be suspended for Hardy Heron.

Can that be the problem? Thanks for any help.

http://i31.tinypic.com/20f6vjd.png

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xlcheese

9 years ago

with "aftermarket" themes some programs do not use the theme. Synaptic and the update manager are a couple of them.

If you move the theme from your /.themes directory to the directory the default themes are located it will work for those apps.

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sprites

9 years ago

Thanks for the reply.

I did as your suggested, and moved the theme folder from /home/user/.themes to /usr/share/gdm/themes, but now I lost the backgrounds to the panel bar, context menus, and windows. However, the buttons appear, but not in the windows as I originally had a problem with. I rebooted the PC after moving the folder, and switched to other themes and back, but still have same problem.

A posted a screenshot of how it appears after moving the theme folder.

Any suggestions?

http://i29.tinypic.com/2uqdgt2.jpg

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sprites

9 years ago

Heres another screenshot showing some windows.

http://i31.tinypic.com/29erdyd.jpg

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xlcheese

9 years ago

GDM/themes in the wrong directory.

Try user/share/themes

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ivikas

9 years ago

Brilliant creative work.i just love this theme.I have some problem with pop up in firefox and it's solved.And some problems here and there.But iam not minding it.Great theme

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zok

9 years ago

this theme looks great, but i'm not getting all of the features. for example, the scroll bars aren't chocolate, the panels and gnome menus aren't black, etc. is this because i'm running fedora and not ubuntu? or do i have to do something? thanks.

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xlcheese

9 years ago

do you have the pixmap engine installed?

Send me a screenshot.

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Dawgie

9 years ago

Yeah, it would be great to got this theme in darker colors... But it is grat theme anyway... Thanks!

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bach123456

9 years ago

Would you consider making a version of your great theme all dark? That would be awsome.

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zinden

9 years ago

This is the window when i take: System/turn off

http://pici.se/pictures/PzYojRbYJ.jpg

dont look good at my place

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zinden

9 years ago

probably ubuntu users dont see this bug. Im using foresight with Gnome.

Ubuntu got custom dialog, Foresight is using the original dialog from Gnome

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zinden

9 years ago

take a look in:
http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Divinorum+Cyan+%26+Magenta?content=71798

Where it works as it should

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korewico

9 years ago

Great theme!!

I even uninstalled emerald because this one looks better (with Ubuntu 7.10 / Comp-Fus)

Really nice work! Thanx!

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kjhm

9 years ago

Nice theme keep up the good work.

I have one issue, if i have typed something into Firefox's address bar or a search box and the box brings downs a list of sites/searches i have already typed its all black and hard to read.

Apart from that its perfect :-)

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repawn

9 years ago

From an earlier post:

Firefox menu history
by finchair on: 08/10/2007, 18:59
- -
On Firefox the URL history drop down box or more properly the url auto-complete drop down has a black text on the black menu background.

I have found a fix for this issue.

goto your
.mozilla/firefox/xxxx.default/chrome directory where xxxx is a random block of numbers and letters and modify your "userChrome.css" file with following entry.

/* Change the url auto-complete text color */
.autocomplete-tree {
color: #ffffff !important;
}

Note: If there is not a "userChrome.css" file make a copy of the "userChrome-example.css" file and rename it to "userChrome.css" and then do the edit. Also, at this point you are not restricted to just using white, you could change it to any color you want.

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reagentz

9 years ago

that script didn't work for me, I used the script pointing to the Ubuntu forums, it fixed my menus text color. Still my URL dropdown and autocomplete fields are still black background with black text.

Any help would be great!

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hobhinio

9 years ago

It's fixed in Firefox 3.0 Beta 5!!!

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iliddann

9 years ago

Ubuntu 7.10 + compiz
No transparents drop down menus ,
what can i do ???

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scorpion21

10 years ago

Great theme, keep up the good work

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nutux

10 years ago

What about making several version in differents colour ?

Anyway, I realy like this theme.

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-Co-

10 years ago

HI,
great work, but there's a mistake in the shutdown-menu.
I shows many black an brown stripes, you can't read it.
I'm using Fedora 7.
It would be great, if you correct it,
thanks!
Co

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9 years ago

bottom/side window decorations are narrower when window is maximized.

Progress bars are orange.

Scrollbars are Chocolate.

Toolbars and window background are less silver and more human colored. Slight change.

New buttons (ok/exit stuff). They look a lil glossier. Got the idea from the schwermetall theme.

minor stuff

-updated range sliders.

-updated buttons and button prelights.

-supports up to a 36px panel height

9/5/07 Added a hack to make the Create Application Launcher more readable. Still not perfect, but better. It's a known gnome bug.

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