Wii-Black

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An attempt to port the "Wii - Black" WindowBlinds theme made by tienano at deviantART: http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/38686803/

Lots of kudos to that guy! :)

It's not supposed to be a direct clone, but rather an adaption of it for GTK2.

I am no longer working on this theme. There will be no more updates.

Enjoy! :)
Last changelog:

11 years ago

There were some problems with the server this theme was hosted on. Gnome-look only offers to host one file per theme page, and I didn't want to split the parts on diffrent pages. Now all parts (Metacity, Cgwd and GTK2) are in one tarball.

0.5, Metacity theme is now included along with the GTK2 pack.
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0.4, Some minor pixmap changes. I also added a "Start-icon" for the gnome-panel. You should just need to add it to $HOME/.icons/theme-name/scalable/places/start-here.svg
White line issue in Nautilus is now fixed, thanks to h-milch.
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0.3, I just saw on a friend's computer that the theme looks *too* dark on old monitors, so I brightened it up a bit.
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0.2, Made active tabs a bit brighter, polished some pixmaps and changed a font colour that was wrong. Problems mentioned in 0.1 are still present though. :(
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First release, 0.1. There is an annoying white line at the top of the scrollbar in Nautilus. Haven't found a solution yet...
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Known issues:
Buttons checkboxes and text fields in Firefox don't look too good (hard to read sometimes).

If anyone knows how to fix this, please tell me!

himynameiszac

8 years ago

This is the best one I have come across yet. :)

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t0w

9 years ago

simply awesome!

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seiseises

9 years ago

Hi!

I love it, fantastic job.

Just one thing. It's possible to keep the white sheet and black text in OpenOffice?

Black is nice in bars and buttons, but I don't like it for a paper sheet...^^

Thanks!

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moonphoenix

9 years ago

Great work, this theme has to be the most useable dark theme I've found so far.

I've made a Die Hard + CyberPunk inspired Emerald theme to match, tell me what you think ;-)

http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Die+Hard+4.0+-+CyberPunk+(TPC-SysOP)?content=90483

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jkristheking

10 years ago

i really like this theme too bad it's not originaly yours or i bet you's rename it huh? lol wii sucks (the console)

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taliesin

10 years ago

even worse then that console for kids

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DingoDave

10 years ago

This is really one of the nicest themes I have seen! I just installed it and I love it! Thank you!

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Silentscape

10 years ago

This theme is very nice, its hard to find a true Dark theme designer that actually does a good job. Also there is very few of us left that still design quality dark themes. Keep up the good work.

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ashrael

10 years ago

Hi, i like the theme, but whenever i try to compose a mail...thunderbird dies! i change back to human theme, no problems, so there is something not quite in order somewhere... Any ideas? anybody?

Ashrael

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Shadowrunner340

11 years ago

But I have a question. How did you get the windows and all that to have that glow to them?

And also that "faded" look on non-focused windows?

Thanks, and again, great theme!

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makinasvp

11 years ago

I purposely registered here just to tell you how much I love your theme. I use it on both my desktop and my laptop.
Thank you so much!!!

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sacredforce

11 years ago

really nice theme! Good work!

Though sometimes the color themes makes certain things hard to read, such as it changes the font color or the background color of certain websites. Try look at yahoo mails login site: mail.yahoo.com , it seems like the whole background is dark grayish, and the smaller words are unreadable. I'm unfamiliar with how these themes settings work, otherwise I sure would like to help you make this even better :/

But nonetheless, this theme is absolutely awesome :D

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Spaceman3750

11 years ago

I would like to make it so that the text fields in FireFox are white with black text again, not black/teal. I have tried editing the option that tells FireFox whether or not to use the desktop theme, but it still does it. Advice?

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fishnplay

11 years ago

This theme is great.congratulations.
- I had the same issue, so my solution was to
start firefox, go to
edit
preferences
content
colors.
Then you need to untick the box saying "use system colours"
restart firefox.
then you can read the web pages in standard colour.
Thats it.#

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hadiriazi

11 years ago

hello there,

Please create wii icon set too.
Thank you

here is a wallpaper to go with it :)
http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Ubuntu+Wii?content=58284

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axis

11 years ago

Theme seems to not be applying in Ubuntu 6.10. Just installed and have not changed anything. It worked fine for me in Suse 10.2. I take it I am missing a GTK engine? Any help? Great theme BTW. :)

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axis

11 years ago

Problem solved:

sudo aptitude install gtk2-engines-pixbuf

Again, great theme. :D

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MajinZero

11 years ago

I'm not using gcompiz or emerald, I just put the wii-Black folder into the theme folder. And the title bar isn't the one for the theme.

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gema

11 years ago

I like this theme, what wallpaper do you use?

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nothlit

11 years ago

What theme engine do you need for this?
I just installed murrine engine .21 but I'm still getting errors. The blue highlights around each button/menu option aren't showing up. (I have Ubuntu Edgy+beryl+nvidiabeta)

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iwant420

11 years ago

i like this theme, but there is one annoying thing with this and all dark themes, when using openoffice, the icons turn all ugly and use the high contrast icons. Is there anyway to setup openoffice to use the normal icons or to fool it to think it is not a dark theme.

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bvc

11 years ago

man that's stupid! Glad I don't use xul apps...that's annoying!

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kpolice

11 years ago

You say it's GPL but in the deviantart page it says:

Please DO NOT redistribute or modify any parts of this skin, without my permission first.

so how can you make something GPL when the original author doesn't ??

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nanoflower

11 years ago

heh, yeah, didn't think of that. thanks for pointing it out. :P

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TheReplaced

11 years ago

There is two solutions:

1. Ask permissions from the original author to modify and redistribute his work.

2. Redraw it completely.

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11 years ago

There were some problems with the server this theme was hosted on. Gnome-look only offers to host one file per theme page, and I didn't want to split the parts on diffrent pages. Now all parts (Metacity, Cgwd and GTK2) are in one tarball.

0.5, Metacity theme is now included along with the GTK2 pack.
--------
0.4, Some minor pixmap changes. I also added a "Start-icon" for the gnome-panel. You should just need to add it to $HOME/.icons/theme-name/scalable/places/start-here.svg
White line issue in Nautilus is now fixed, thanks to h-milch.
--------
0.3, I just saw on a friend's computer that the theme looks *too* dark on old monitors, so I brightened it up a bit.
--------
0.2, Made active tabs a bit brighter, polished some pixmaps and changed a font colour that was wrong. Problems mentioned in 0.1 are still present though. :(
--------
First release, 0.1. There is an annoying white line at the top of the scrollbar in Nautilus. Haven't found a solution yet...
--------

Known issues:
Buttons checkboxes and text fields in Firefox don't look too good (hard to read sometimes).

If anyone knows how to fix this, please tell me!

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