Vertex - Theme

GTK3 Themes

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Description:

Vertex is a theme for GTK 3, GTK 2, Gnome-Shell and Cinnamon. It supports GTK 3 and GTK 2 based desktop environments like Gnome, Cinnamon, Mate, XFCE, Budgie, Pantheon, etc. Themes for the Browsers Chrome/Chromium and Firefox are included, too.

The theme comes with three variants to choose from. The default variant with dark header-bars, a light variant, and a dark variant.

Installation

All installation instructions are available at

https://github.com/horst3180/Vertex-theme

Please read them carefully.

Other Info

Wallpaper: http://memovaslg.deviantart.com/art/Alone-353235628 by memovaslg
Icons used in the preview:
Folder icons: http://horst3180.deviantart.com/art/Vertex-Icons-Beta-529266721
Launcher icons: http://darkdawg.deviantart.com/art/White-Pixel-Icons-252310560 by darkdawg
Last changelog:

3 years ago

2014-07-25
Initial release

...
Changelog has been purged because it was too long, complete changelog here
https://github.com/horst3180/Vertex-theme/releases
...

2015-03-25
Add support for Gnome 3.16
Port Gnome-Shell 3.16 theme to Sass
Dash got redesigned due to 3.16 changes
Minor bugfixes

2015-04-10
Gnome-Shell theme fixes
Nicer Xfce and Mate panel style
Better Xfwm theme

2015-04-18
Migrate the project to autotools to simplify the installation process (kudos to James Geboski)
Small bugfixes

2015-04-25
Add a Plank theme
Fix gnome-shell crashes on non-accelerated systems
Make gala-notifications light (except in the dark theme)
Bugfixes

2015-09-23
Add support for Gnome 3.18


2016-03-29
Add support for Gnome 3.20
Add Budgie v10.x support
Bugfixes

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horst3180

5 years ago

That's a bug in libreoffice. It uses the same color for the selected menubar item and the selected menu item. I could make it black, but the selected text in the menu would also be black.

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tr33m4n

5 years ago

Hello again,

The Unity menu bar at the top has white drop down menus which, if using a white indicator icon theme (as you would due to the bar being dark) you cannot see the icons in the menu's...

See here for screenshots https://imgur.com/a/80zia

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horst3180

5 years ago

You are right, but I think there's not much I can do about this since I can't change the icon colors in Unity from within my theme, but I'll look into it and try to find a solution.

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tr33m4n

5 years ago

No, fair enough, but maybe there's a way of changing the Unity menu bar drop downs/dialogues to a black sort of colour? I'm not sure, last time I made a theme was about 7 years ago for GTK2!

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farnsworth

5 years ago

Hi,
Your theme is very nice but it makes GS crash or reload very often, I have no problem when using Adwaita or even another theme like Numix-N for GTK and Zukiwo for GS theme.
How could I find what is going wrong ?
Thanks for your help.

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horst3180

5 years ago

Hi,
I've heard of this bug from another user. I'll quote myself:

I think the crash occurs when gnome shell uses llvmpipe. Try "glxinfo | grep render"and check if that's the case.
Also removing/commenting "box-shadow: none;" in the lines 1116,1125,1143 and 1152 of the gnome-shell.css file seems to fix the crash. The only issue with that is that the pressed dash buttons now look wrong, but atleast the rest works.

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farnsworth

5 years ago

Thanks,
I did not found llvmpipe:

$ glxinfo | grep render
direct rendering: Yes
GLX_MESA_multithread_makecurrent, GLX_MESA_query_renderer,
GLX_MESA_multithread_makecurrent, GLX_MESA_query_renderer,
OpenGL renderer string: Mesa DRI Intel(R) Sandybridge Desktop
GL_MESA_texture_signed_rgba, GL_NV_conditional_render, GL_NV_depth_clamp,
GL_NV_conditional_render, GL_NV_depth_clamp, GL_NV_light_max_exponent,
GL_OES_element_index_uint, GL_OES_fbo_render_mipmap,

I'll test your modifications, also I haven't tested to apply gtk theme alone (without your GS theme), maybe I'll try this first to see if crashes still occurs...

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horst3180

5 years ago

Ok, now I'm confused. I thought this was an issue with llvmpipe, but I'm also using Sandybridge and don't have the problem.

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tr33m4n

5 years ago

Hello there,

This theme looks stunning... I'm almost tempted to install Gnome 3 purely for it!

I was wondering whether a Unity theme was in the pipeline? If you could make it look anywhere near as good as the Gnome shell theme many people would rejoice I reckon :D

All the best

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tr33m4n

5 years ago

Oops, my bad... Should have downloaded the theme first! There's already a Unity theme :P

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antkoz

5 years ago

There is a bug with a scrollbar in gnome-terminal.
Screenshot
http://goo.gl/jYxPq4

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horst3180

5 years ago

I made the scrollbar use the terminal background color of the theme to get a more unified look. To set the terminal background to the right color, go to the "Colors" tab in the preferences and check "Use colors from system theme". This will make the background dark, though.

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nowrouznowrouz

5 years ago

Hi. Me again!
I turned on "Global Dark Theme" option in Gnome Tweak Tools and my vertex got awesome! see here:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/6a9mbkskpww8nzx/Screenshot%20from%20Vertex.png

And I was wondering how could i do the same with gtk2 applications as you see here they are still light:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/i40x5ydqm4y8uyx/Screenshot%20from%20Veretx2.png

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nowrouznowrouz

5 years ago

You know, I'm eager to have a uniform look for all desktop and applications whether gtk3 or 2 or qt, but i hadn't yet.
Your theme looks gorgeous when it is dark.

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horst3180

5 years ago

Hello,
you are right. There isn't a dark theme for gtk2 yet. I'll try to make one but dark gtk2 themes can quickly become unusable.

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sadi

5 years ago

Please, please don't be tempted to turn this great theme into a Global Dark Theme ;-)
There are already a few good Global Dark Themes around, like Dorian and Iris Dark, but apart from Ambiance and now Vertex, there isn't any other with only dark (title/tool/menu/tab/side) bars and light workspace.
IMHO, using the same dark bgcolor for (Nautilus) sidebar will make your theme Perfect -- More Perfect than Ambiance with inconsistent grey (title/tool/menu/tab) bars.

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horst3180

5 years ago

Oh and making the nautilus sidebar dark is quite easy. Put this in the nautilus section of the "gnome-applications-darker-overrides.css" file.

http://pastebin.com/wH0DLvgp

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sadi

5 years ago

Thanks a lot; that's great :-)

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horst3180

5 years ago

A dark gtk2 theme would only be an addition and I would of course keep the old theme as default.

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LostinSpacetime

5 years ago

First of all.. Thank You for you work. I love it :)
I have however a view problems mostly with the tabs in different applications. I have added a screenshot with gtk3 Widget-factory.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/yjauiyw0ps9rvm2/vertex1.png

Also, would it be possible to make all (blue) selected items configurable with one entry? (theme_selected_bg_color)

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sadi

5 years ago

I've managed to get the same dark toolbar bgcolor in GTK2 apps (like my favorite text editor KKEdit) by replacing the existing style "toolbar" section with another one copied from the "menubar" style above, merely using a darker version of the file "inline-toolbar.png" as shown below:

style "toolbar"
{
bg[PRELIGHT] = "#FFF"
bg[NORMAL] = "#454749"
fg[NORMAL] = @selected_fg_color
fg[SELECTED] = @text_color
fg[INSENSITIVE] = shade(0.5, @selected_fg_color)

xthickness = 0
ythickness = 0

engine "pixmap"
{
image
{
function = BOX
recolorable = TRUE
state = PRELIGHT
file = "Toolbar/toolbar.png"

border = { 4, 4, 4, 4 }
stretch = TRUE
}
}
}

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horst3180

5 years ago

Sorry for the late answer. This does work for the toolbar background but the toolbar buttons are still light, so I'll have to look into that. If you want to help you are welcome to do so.

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sadi

5 years ago

I don't understand what you mean; shouldn't the toolbar buttons be light when the background is dark?

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horst3180

5 years ago

They should look like the buttons in the dark header-bars to be consistent with the gtk3 theme.

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sadi

5 years ago

Sorry, you see I know little about theming and I use Unity, so no header-bars here. Here's my screenshot (https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/39189022/vertex-gedit-kkedit-toolbar.png) showing Unity Top Panel, gedit (GTK3) and kkedit (GTK2) with titlebar and toolbar using the same bgcolor (as tweaked by me) and displaying light icons. The only problem with this GTK2 toolbar is that when you hover, the button turns almost white, making the image almost invisible. Probably you mean this.
Anyway, I don't think I can do more than that -- at least at the moment -- to tweak the GTK2 theme.

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3 years ago

2014-07-25
Initial release

...
Changelog has been purged because it was too long, complete changelog here
https://github.com/horst3180/Vertex-theme/releases
...

2015-03-25
Add support for Gnome 3.16
Port Gnome-Shell 3.16 theme to Sass
Dash got redesigned due to 3.16 changes
Minor bugfixes

2015-04-10
Gnome-Shell theme fixes
Nicer Xfce and Mate panel style
Better Xfwm theme

2015-04-18
Migrate the project to autotools to simplify the installation process (kudos to James Geboski)
Small bugfixes

2015-04-25
Add a Plank theme
Fix gnome-shell crashes on non-accelerated systems
Make gala-notifications light (except in the dark theme)
Bugfixes

2015-09-23
Add support for Gnome 3.18


2016-03-29
Add support for Gnome 3.20
Add Budgie v10.x support
Bugfixes

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