Avant-garde_Murrine

GTK2 Themes

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GtkPerf 0.40 - Starting testing: Sat Apr 3 18:43:41 2010

GtkEntry - time: 0,02
GtkComboBox - time: 0,83
GtkComboBoxEntry - time: 0,65
GtkSpinButton - time: 0,16
GtkProgressBar - time: 0,07
GtkToggleButton - time: 0,16
GtkCheckButton - time: 0,11
GtkRadioButton - time: 0,20
GtkTextView - Add text - time: 0,40
GtkTextView - Scroll - time: 0,28
GtkDrawingArea - Lines - time: 0,42
GtkDrawingArea - Circles - time: 0,89
GtkDrawingArea - Text - time: 1,16
GtkDrawingArea - Pixbufs - time: 0,05
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Total time: 5,42

As you might know the previous LUX GTK themes used Aurora as the main engine. This particular one is switched to Murrine engine.

user333

10 years ago

great theme! a new favorite ;) just one thing bugs me, though. The tool boxes in gimp don't have any borders, and it is a pain to use the window menu or the alt key to move them. I also noticed that diolouges don't have buttons either. Could you make a version that all the window types have borders and buttons? I don't really know about metacity or gtk enough to edit that myself.

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szerencsefia

10 years ago

Here is how you do it:

1. ALT+F2

2. Open the file from YOUR HOME FOLDER /.themes/LUX_avant-garde/metacity-1/metacity-theme-1.xml

3. Change this:
<!-- WINDOW TYPES -->
<window type="normal" style_set="normal"/>
<window type="dialog" style_set="frame"/>
<window type="modal_dialog" style_set="frame"/>
<window type="menu" style_set="border"/>
<window type="utility" style_set="border"/>
<window type="border" style_set="border"/>

to this:
<!-- WINDOW TYPES -->
<window type="normal" style_set="normal"/>
<window type="dialog" style_set="normal"/>
<window type="modal_dialog" style_set="normal"/>
<window type="menu" style_set="normal"/>
<window type="utility" style_set="normal"/>
<window type="border" style_set="border"/>

4. Save and enjoy.

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szerencsefia

10 years ago

I love this theme too. I think you will be able to modify the Metacity theme for your need.
The only change you need to do is to change the last lines in the Metacity theme file that is set to 'border' styles and replace it with 'normal' style. They are assigned to handle dialogs. I will also put the exact code on the knowledge base tab of this theme.

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Samuel2006

10 years ago

What a great theme.
It would be possible to do in xfwm theme?

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szerencsefia

10 years ago

Thanks. Someone should then port to XWFM. I do not have experience to do that.

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naaamo2004

10 years ago

great job you´ve done! voted good!

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alblinux

10 years ago

Hi

I use your old LUX Themes and I like very much but how it looks like this one will be better.

Cu

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szerencsefia

10 years ago

I can share your opinion. Murrine is an excellent engine and the look of the theme is pretty much depends on my ability that I can use all what this engine can handle.

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szerencsefia

10 years ago

Thank you guys for the comments so far. I can already see this design is very much liked.
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As soon as the rating reaches above 70% I am gonna release it I promise.
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When it will be? Well that is up to you and your friends.

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MikeDK

10 years ago

Just wanna say that the gnome-panels looks very fine, just the way the are.

dont change them.

kind regards MikeDK

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szerencsefia

10 years ago

Alright, that was my plan.
On the other hand I can send beta theme on request if interested.

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MikeDK

10 years ago

would be very nice, then i can test it on lucid x86_64
still got my mailadress?

kind regards MikeDK

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szerencsefia

10 years ago

I think so. Anyway I sent the file to the address I believed its yours.
Let's see.

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MikeDK

10 years ago

very nice indeed this looks awesome, very nice smooth looks, hope to see a release soon enough :-))

Kind regards MikeDK

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MikeDK

10 years ago

well probably the best dark theme ever....I really meen that, this rocks

kind regards unohoo :-P

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TheRob

10 years ago

looks good man!

Judging from the screenshot, tho I would
prefer a shot of twf, still, this looks
very classy!

//Robert

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MikeDK

10 years ago

Your back on gnome Robert?

BTW Szrencsefia, still using simple-icons on this theme?

kind regards Mikedk

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szerencsefia

10 years ago

Yes that is the icon theme. Simple

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szerencsefia

10 years ago

Okay then, I have time now to upload a TWF pix too.

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kzlazy

10 years ago

... I like dark themes.

Following my personal taste, I would propose glossy panels, maybe in the metacity pattern, but definitely glossy. I would prefer it to matte colors.

Other than that it is fine. Can't wait to try it.

Will it be ok with open office? We'll see. Please allow color changing (for open office's sake).

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szerencsefia

10 years ago

Hm... Panels. They make life more difficult then it is.
The reason of the simple panel design is to make the theme work well, under any circumstances. As soon as I add any panel design it fucks up some of theme part. Just test the Drawer application on the panel with any theme that designs the panel.
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BTW if you know any workaround I am listening...

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kai100

10 years ago

looks very nice.... metacity + :)

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