Description:

Transformation Pack to achieve a realistic Windows-like interface on Linux Machines.

You can get extra material at the following URLs:
- Icon theme : https://github.com/B00merang-Project/Windows-10/archive/icons.zip
- Metacity themes : https://github.com/B00merang-Project/Windows-10/archive/metacity.zip

Dependencies
- Murrine Engine (GTK 2 rendering)
- GTK 3.6 or higher
- One of the following Desktop Environments or a derivative : Cinnamon 2.4+/3.0, Unity 7.x, XFCE 4, OpenBox 3, Gnome 3.6+, LXDE 0.8/1.0, MATE, KDE 4/Plasma 5, Fluxbox

Links
- Bugtracker : https://github.com/B00merang-Project/Windows-10/issues
- More material : http://b00merang.weebly.com

Changelog:

10 months ago

v0.1 : Release

v0.2 : Metacity fixes

v0.3 : gains dark Windows 10 theme (as seen on HowToGeek.com)

v0.3.2 : gains green progressbar (all themes)

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V0.3.4 - NOW AVAILABLE FOR XFCE DESKTOPS! (All themes)
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other small improvements: minimize-button-toggled now looks like the real thing, XFCE for Dark theme, thumbnails & previews are now matching the themes's appearance.

v0.3.5 (all themes) : Darker Cinnamon menu + couple of appearance fixes for Cinnamon panel & menu, fixes dark XFCE theme menu picture

v0.3.6 (all themes) : replaces assets method of progressbar, thus reducing the CPU impact of the rendering.

v0.3.7 (all themes) : Whisker-Menu in XFCE Desktops is now black, just like the cinnamon theme. I also added a KDE 4 color schemes for KDE Desktops. The window border are also coming.

v0.3.7 beta (dark theme only) : fixes Web Broswer text color issues, may have little problems with terminal text color. If you have troubles, contact me.

v0.3.8 (default theme only) : fixes terminal text color issue (was grey, now white).

v0.3.9 (default theme only, for now) : includes KDE Plasma 5 & KDE 4 color schemes and an exclusive Window border (aurorae) theme for KDE Desktops!

v0.4 (all themes) : fixes progressbar color issues & brings some assets with the theme while we prepare more windows-looking ones.

v0.4.1 (all themes) : fixes toggle-buttons for Cinnamon theme.

v0.4.2 (all themes) : other small fixes to the Cinnamon theme; Black Unity panel function (in testing, please report issues)

v0.4.3 (all themes) : removes unity-panel file since it appears to cause read-only state of some files.

v0.4.4 (Default only) : removes blue borders and replaces them with light grey color for a more win-10 experience. *if you want old blue borders contact me via message*

v0.4.5 (all themes) : fixes Windows 10 Dark theme thumbnails, sets checkboxes and radiobutton colors to #4c4c4c when selected instead of selected bg color; Unity borders are now square (?) and other small improvements. OpenBox theme (default theme only) is now in testing, may not be final version.

v0.4.6 (all themes) : final release of OpenBox theme

v0.5 (all themes) : we replace our svg assets with some png ones for a more windows 10 experience. Note that we still have in our archive the old svg theme.

v0.5.1 (all themes) : MATE panel customizations are now available!

v0.6 (all themes) : GNOME-SHELL theme (beta) now included in pack. GNOME-GTK pack will arrive soon.

v0.6.1 (Default theme only) : We include GTK 2.0 assets for a more Windows 10-looking experience. Fixes to MATE panel css, Windows 10 Window buttons for Unity who also gets a black menu bar.

v0.6.2 (all themes) : GTK 2.0 assets for dark theme, Cinnamon fixes to window-list applet.

v0.6.3 (all themes) : dropping GTK 2.0 assets for the moment, since we have been reported a few bugs with the new config. Notebook tabs are now square, just as GTK 2.0 buttons.

v0.6.4 (all themes) : other fixes to the cinnamon theme, redefinition of check and radio boxes in gtk 2.0, added greyed sidepanel to email clients, Nemo Desktop Icons now get a white text color and a 1 pixel black shadow. Notebook active/selected colors set to be more ergonomical.

v0.6.5 (all themes) : Re-applying Gnome-Panel modifications for LXDE and MATE, GNOME-SHELL fixes some text colors

v0.6.6 (all themes) : Modifications to selected bg and fg colors, couple of small fixes with file managers and to MATE and LXDE panels, whisker menu is black once again

v0.6.7 (all themes) : GTK 2.0 Fixes, Metacity of Dark theme fixed with lighter active-window text color

v0.6.8 (all themes) : Applied the little tweaks found during OS X El Capitan to the Cinnamon panel CSS for a better transparency level on applets. Getting closer to releasing final Cinnamon theme, just a couple of fixes with assets missing

v0.6.9 (all themes) : Window buttons for GNOME-SHELL now available! We also tested our GNOME-SHELL theme in 3.18 and it works fine. Haven't had time to work on Cinnamon yet, next version (v0.7) will include future changes plus (I hope) a redesigned KDE 5 theme.

v0.7 (all themes) : Final Cinnamon release, even if I may include some other tweaks in the future. Version 0.3 of KDE Plasma Window theme is included.

v0.7.1 (all themes) : Bug correction in Cinnamon.css, New RGB colors for warnings and root windows in GTK 3.

v0.7.2 (all themes) : More correctives to Cinnamon theme, GTK 2 filemanager.rc bug corrected.

v0.7.3 (all themes) : New switches for Cinnamon and GTK 3, filemanager dark_combo fix

v0.7.4 (all themes) : Fixes to Filemanager.rc (GTK 2.0) for a better Windows-10 experience, Mintmenu text for MATE is now White.

v0.7.5 (all themes) : New Black color for LXDE, MATE and Xfce panels, modified openbox theme with new minimize and maximize buttons, desktop text for Xfce is now white, dark borders for Xfwm, xfce-notify theme updated and included in dark theme as well, GNOME-SHELL button color fix, new minimize button for Xfce theme.

v0.7.6 (all themes) : fixes text color issues for MATE and potentially Xfce

v0.7.6b (Dark theme only) : uses lighter text color for GTK 2 applications.

v0.7.6b (Default theme) : Final fix to filemanager.rc before we drop it in v0.7.7

v0.7.7 (all themes) : We fixed Xfce issues signaled on Github https://github.com/Elbullazul/B00merang-Project and dropped filemanager.rc since it just brought problems and no real styling difference. Also, we managed a (small) GNOME-SHELL 3.18 that might fix the notifications issue mentioned in the comments (p. 20).

v0.7.8 (all themes) : New transparency levels for Cinnamon, new software center icon

v0.7.9 (all themes) : Small color change for menus in Cinnamon, blue entry borders in GTK 2 & 3, button active colors changed (GTK 3), bigger padding for Metacity Window buttons.

v0.8 (all themes) : New Plasma 5 Theme for both Dark and Light (new name for the Default Variant) Themes, Dark Aurorae Theme, Cinnamon Menu radius fix,

v0.8 Service Pack 1 (all themes) : Bug correction for Cinnamon theme. Called SP1 since no new material is added.

v0.8.1 (all themes) : Adjusted a couple of stuff for Cinnamon 2.8 and previous versions. Still searching for a way to center text in titlebars...

v0.8.2 (all themes; not Legacy) : Major improvements on the gnome-shell theme, notification bg color fixed, as well as other small improvements in color and borders for a more windowish experience.

v0.8.3 (all themes; not Legacy) : Fixes small calendar color issue with Gnome-Shell theme.

v0.8.4 (all themes; not Legacy) : Improvements to the Openbox theme, narrower borders and menus, new window buttons.

v0.8.5 (all themes; not Legacy) : Modification to some menu icons to avoid having GTK "mirrorring" the checked options

v0.9 (all themes; not Legacy) : New scrollbars, fixes to text color to the dark theme, some color fixes, removal of unused assets

v0.9.1 (all themes; not Legacy) : Entry borders and active buttons get thicker for toolbars, color corrections, 528 new icons to the icon pack, corrections to the metacity themes.

v0.9.2 (all themes; not Legacy) : Return to slimmer entry borders, new assets and switches for better look, remastered cinnamon themes, FULL compatibility with GNOME 3.18

v0.9.3 (all themes; not Legacy) : Fixes to Gnome-shell theme and to the dark theme.

v0.9.4 (all themes) : Added code for GNOME 3.18 increased compatibility, removed shadows for toolbar buttons for a cleaner look.

v0.9.5 (all themes) : Fixes for MATE and LXDE panels, MATE menu is now BLACK, fixes to toolbar buttons as well as notebook header color, fixes to the openbox theme.

v0.9.6 (all themes) : New Qtcurve style replacing the GTK2 and Aurorae decorations for KDE (instructions on how to install @ http://b00merang.weebly.com/how-to-install-themes.html), color and style fixes, polished Cinnamon theme (with transitions!), notebook harmonization in GTK for a better imitation of the windows 10 tabs, new icon to the icon pack for better cinnamon (and possibly other DEs as well) integration, Dark theme (pitch black) for GTK apps requesting so, to imitate the "metro apps" look

v0.9.7 (all themes) : Patches to Cinnamon and GTK 3 for a better visual harmonization with Redmond's OS, New scrollbar steppers for GTK 3

CHECKSUMS now available for online consultation : https://github.com/Elbullazul/Windows-10/releases/tag/v0.9.7

INSTALLER AVAILABLE FOR ALL PLATFORMS!

cinnamoner

1 year ago

The ecosystem will eventually evolve and the theme has to adapt.

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cinnamoner

1 year ago

I salute the advent of 0.8.2! Glad that Giulio Martena's issue has been addressed. The CanadianJeff fix has been included as well?

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cinnamoner

1 year ago

Aha!
I was wondering what the legacy thing was all about. I might be wrong but the way I see it, it's the package including the CanadianJeff fix. OKAY.

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cinnamoner

1 year ago

Yup. That's the one. Coming from mother ship. Linked here and to Git.

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cinnamoner

1 year ago

Detour xfce look man o man.

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GiulioMartena

1 year ago

Hi! Very good looking theme. Just watch out the calendar area and the messages aside, because backgrounds of messages and colors are almost the same, so I can't read, the same things happens with occupied days in the calendar. I don't know if I'm clear.

Hey can I ask you how did you get the glowing effect on the panel fonts?

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GiulioMartena

1 year ago

Oh, I'm using GNOME Shell, by the way.

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elbullazul

1 year ago

Sorry for the late answer. Does it happen to look like this?
http://www.cjoint.com/doc/15_11/EKif4g6LX8V_screen325.jpg

For the fonts, I just added shadows to be white, so it gives the impression of glowing.

I'll have a look at the workdays color, thanks for notifying this issue

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GiulioMartena

1 year ago

Yeah! It looks exactly like this! White on white, on the occupied days as well :/

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elbullazul

1 year ago

I just fixed this. I'll release v0.8.2 in a couple of minutes.

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cinnamoner

1 year ago


Hi CM,

The problem on Git concerning the sums has been ideally dealt with (.txt). Probably my last post on checksums. Thank you.

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cinnamoner

1 year ago


Things will sort out eventually. Peace.

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cinnamoner

1 year ago

Hi there,

Jeff closed it with a yea. What to expect: 0.8.2 or 0.8.1.SP1?
As is, not a release. Thank you.

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cinnamoner

1 year ago


All in all, very happy for 0.8.1. Hope no issues will arise (Zerophase, please, if you would be so kind to drop a post; that would be appreciated). I'll be back after my usual tour de force in Linux world. And yeah, people, if any of you has anything to point out in the fresh release, please come forth ... and post your mind. Thanks.

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cinnamoner

1 year ago


The checksums.bin file downloads with no problem from the B00merang site.

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elbullazul

1 year ago

Fixed

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cinnamoner

1 year ago

The following appears on Git when I try to download the sums

This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.

Error>
<Code>NoSuchKey</Code>
<Message>The specified key does not exist.</Message>
<Key>
releases/47153820/67990c3c-9ffd-11e5-965c-662a26a339f9.Checksums
</Key>
<RequestId>3F86F87F53D2E111</RequestId>
<HostId>
EIf2fRkureIXM+c166Gf9bBEMKWOXzKdZxwY0VVmyn28ktGgAWziX0BmIz4jiOuTTTGgkwTc5z8=
</HostId>
</Error>

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cinnamoner

1 year ago


Just checked again. Same result. No big deal anyhow.

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cinnamoner

1 year ago

I am very pleased that the theme is now harmonized with Cinnamon 2.8. Eager to check out the goodies. A big hand of applause from me.

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cinnamoner

1 year ago

Hi CM,

I salute the advent of 0.8.1. And, of course, we are happy for the checksums.

Thank you!

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elbullazul

1 year ago

Hi to all,

I've finally added checksums from the original files. Hope Cinnamoner and scorpiox22 will be happy to have less work :)

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cinnamoner

1 year ago

Hi CM,

Just dropped in to say that your work is very much appreciated. My interest and enthusiasm has not diminished.

Thank you

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cinnamoner

1 year ago

Hi CM,

1. I noticed some inconsistencies (seen discussion with Zerophase on Git and temporary zips uploaded to the B00merang site). Has the issue been solved? In a nutshell: are the packages now OK whatever link (B00merang, Look, Git) one uses to get to them? Yes/No would suffice for an answer.
2. Also, the sums now on B00merang are OK (referring to the service packs)? It's you who has generated them, right? Yes/No?

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elbullazul

1 year ago

I generated those on the website, and my way of working is
- upload to Git
- links here and on website

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cinnamoner

1 year ago

OKAY. Thanks. The sums on B00merang are all correct.

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