Gnome-OSX
GTK3 Themes
Score 86%
Description:

GNOME-OSX-V-Traditional
GNOME-OSX V-HighSierra
GNOME-OSX V-Space-grey


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Made by paulxfce (alias Manjarocinnamonfan, paulubuntu)

Latest update:

New Update: 12/12/2017: Fixed the maximized titlebar in Gnome-OSX-V-traditional.
New Update: 5/12/2017: uploaded correct versions
New Update: 4/12/2017: restore-button did not show in maximized-backdrop-state. Fixed it.
New update: 3/12/2017: Corrected infobar-button-colors, so they look normal (f.e. restore-empty buttons in the trash window of nautilus)
New Update: 3/12/2017: Corrected theme-parsing-errors
New Update: 1/12/2017: Main new feature: Transparent and rounded menus, added the High-Sierra-version, allot of polishing and finetuning
New update: 22:11:2017: Maximized titlebutton-issue in Chrome-browser solved; nautilus-redesign; hamburger-menu's-redesign; Synaptic-toolbar-issue solved;
New update:15/11/2017: Corrected bugs and inconsistencies.
New update: 26/10/2017: Solved bugs: undo-button is dark; contextmenu was not holding the intial font. Fixed that.
New: update: 19/10/2017: Added Space-grey-variant, GTK 3.26-ready, new Shell-theme. New font.
New update: 13/09/2017: Completely new theme
New update: 10/6/2017: Bug fixes
New update 14/5/2017: Compliant with gnome 3.24; smaller headerbar and buttons; removed redundant code; added Github-page
New update 16/02/2017
New update 12/2/2017
New Update: 11/2/2017
New Update 9/2/2017


This is a gnome-desktop-interpretation of Mac OSX. I've tried to implement the feel of OSX on the gnome-applications. In version 3.0 I've modernized it in every little detail. There is nothing (not a single item) that is not new. Resulting in a completely rewritten GTK.CSS-file four times bigger than the previous one, while the theme feels more responsive. I've also added a new dark theme (Space-grey) , so Terminal, Photo's, and Video's are automatically dark-themed.

Gnome-OSX-IV-Space-Grey is also available seperately. This has the benefit of GTK 2.0- theming also.
Added the HighSierra-variant too.


I've spend a great deal of time (3 months) and effort on this theme into fine-tuning it, so I hope you try before you judge !


Main features:

- Support for dark theme.(Space grey)
- Use of gradients and shadows to improve readability.
- Same theming across GTK2 and GTK3. (See screenshots)

Separate download for Shell-themes:
- New Shell-theme to complement the Space-grey-variant
- Shell theme with white dock and slighty dark top-bar
- Shell theme with dark dock and dark top-bar

The 'Extra'-file contains fonts and some backgrounds.

This theme is developed on gnome 3.20 and updated to 3.26
This only works on a gnome-desktop, no support for other desktop-environments.
It also works on Ubuntu 17.10

When, as such, theming does not look the way it should be: make sure you have installed the necessary theme-"engines":

- The gnome-themes-standard package,
- The murrine engine. This has different names depending on your distro.
gtk-engine-murrine (Arch Linux)
gtk2-engines-murrine (Debian, Ubuntu, elementary OS)
gtk-murrine-engine (Fedora)
gtk2-engine-murrine (openSUSE)
gtk-engines-murrine (Gentoo)

IMPORTANT:

The latest gnome-distributions use Wayland (such as Ubuntu 17.10) instead of Xorg as the default compositor. This has the annoying problem that you can not install Synaptic Package Manager ( or at least it just does not show up, if you have). Why would I need Synaptic Package Manager? Because Ubuntu 17.10 does not support GTK2- applications properly, resulting in weird theming ). And you need some packages that are not present in the default 'Ubuntu Software'. How to solve this?

1. If you are in Ubuntu 17.10: log out, then, when you log back in under your username you have a settings-icon, choose Xorg in the drop-down list. This starts your session using Xorg as the compositor.
2. Open up Ubuntu Software and install Synaptic Package Manager.
3. When finished, fire up Synaptic Package Manager and install gtk2-engines-pixbuf (and its dependencies).
4. When finished, restart your computer.

This results in GTK 2 applications such as 'The Gimp' and 'Inkscape' to be themed properly.

sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-pixbuf is the terminal command, if you want the easy way.

On the subject: I personally use Xorg as the compositor because the color-picker (an important tool for graphical applications) does not work under Wayland. And I get to use the Synaptic Package Manager, which is (in my opinion ) better than the default Ubuntu Software. Next, under Wayland, Drop-down menus on GTK2-applications tend to remain visible even if you change applications, which is a very annoying bug. (at least in my set-up)



How to install:

First: Just copy the extracted file to a '.themes'-folder you make in your home directory.
Then use Tweak-tool to select the GTK and shell theme.
LOG OUT AND BACK IN for changes to take effect !

Second: This theme was set out to use Myriad Set Pro Semibold (12pt,scaling factor:1,00) as the interface-font. This font is easy to get. Just google it...

Third: OSX uses titlebuttons on the left-side:
To put the buttons to the left open a terminal:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout "close,minimize,maximize:"

To put the buttons back to the right in case you want to revert:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout ":minimize,maximize,close"

In Gnome 3.26 gnome-tweak has a option to change the position of the titlebuttons, so the above steps are not necessary.



The original version 2.6 remains available.
Last changelog:

Corrected maximized window in Traditional-version 3 days ago

Corrected maximized window in Traditional-version

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paulxfce

8 days ago

That is what I did too, with my older versions (removing the gradient), but I was trying a elegant way out. But if you are happy with your solution, go ahead

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EugeneVe

8 days ago

I think its possible, but not so elegant way, i`l try to add png image with gradient to get same effect like gradient. But yes i happy with this solution because gradient it self not so expressed , almost not seen, so yes i didn't lost much.

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EugeneVe

8 days ago

I make some fixes work everywhere:

background-image: url("objects/sbbg.png");
background-size: cover;

background it self:
https://ibb.co/m6ywQG

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mehari

9 days ago

What shell theme do you use and what are the extensions you use with it?

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EugeneVe

9 days ago

shell is - https://www.gnome-look.org/p/1181304/
extensions is - https://ibb.co/b77bPb https://ibb.co/dHWgqG
plus - plank with sierra theme

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EugeneVe

9 days ago

or shell is - https://www.gnome-look.org/p/1188270/

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mehari

9 days ago

I already use Human-Next but, somehow, yours looks better. It may have to do with the wallpaper.
The extension link is broken but I guess it is Unite.

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EugeneVe

9 days ago

extensions links is not broken. Look carefully there two links in line

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mehari

9 days ago

My bad. Thanks for the list!

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omongo

9 days ago

How can I download the shell theme?

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paulxfce

9 days ago

Sorry, they are now available

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jmmrdev

9 days ago

It's a great theme, but somehow the close, minimize, and maximize buttons seem a bit large for me. Maybe you can reduce their sizes. :)

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SamFernadz

9 days ago

good theme.!!

there is a little color change see this https://imgur.com/a/t536q

can you make font white when highlighting apps menus(blue background and white font :))

thanks buddy..

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paulxfce

9 days ago

context-menu's behave different according to the apps involved. In fact, here are very few apps that follow the theme correctly. Only pure gnome apps do. So, not much I can do here. This is a complex theme, with allot of visual improvements that are basically build for gnome-oriented apps. The downside of which, that older apps (or QT-apps) interpret the code differently. If you want compatibility, this is not the best theme.

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SamFernadz

8 days ago

Thanks buddy..anyway this is a very good theme :)

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dsreyes1014

9 days ago

I'm Arch linux and I've installed extracted folders into '$USER/.themes' folder but there is no option in Tweak's 'Appearance/Shell' for ...V-1.3.1. There's only an option under 'Appearance/Applications'. Am I missing something here?

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unrealps

10 days ago

Hi,
I've made your themes available as rpms to Fedora 26, 27 and rawhide. I made some changes in the name and version. I hope that's not a problem.
It is available at https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/unrealps/misc/

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paulxfce

10 days ago

The licence is CC-NC-SA, meaning : the original author must be mentioned, Not for commercial use, and any derivate must follow the same licence (CC-NC-SA). As long you agree to that, you can redistribute.

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btd1337

11 days ago

First congratulations for the work. Secondly, is it possible to start improving the dark applications appearance? It does not match the theme quality.

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gogi

11 days ago

Hi Paul,
It's been a long time since I last commented your work, and you obviously keep doing it very well so one more time : CONGRATULATIONS. You may have built and tweaked the best themes based on OSX ever!
But as you're used to now, you know that everytime I come back here is also to give you back some log complains... :P
So here is below what I got the first two themes (not the Space Grey one, didn't try it) :

Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1418:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1439:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1451:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1462:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1474:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1490:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1502:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1514:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1526:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1542:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1554:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1566:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:2875:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:2886:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:2899:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:2911:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:5472:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:5484:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:5502:18: 'background-color' is not a valid color name
Theme parsing error: gtk.css:9917:14: 'color' is not a valid color name

That's it. And I noticed an another strange behaviour with Inkscape : when one places the theme under ~/.local/share/themes , Inkscape doesn't seems to not consider it and displays a gtk render like it was under W$ 95... :D ; but when the theme is placed under /usr/share/themes, everything is fine. I checked file permissions and they are all good so I have no idea what the problem could be...

Anyway, everything else is good and working, so congrats one more time.

Regards.

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gogi

11 days ago

Inkscape seems not to consider*

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paulxfce

11 days ago

theme parsing errors are corrected in latest version. Under 17.10 everything, including, inkscape works flowlessly...Always log out and back in when changing themes.

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gogi

11 days ago

This is a fresh log report related to the last version you uploaded yesterday, I downloaded them and installed just before I had a look on logs and that's what I picked up above. And of course I always log out and back in, I even rebooted in meantime for some other reason.

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paulxfce

10 days ago

True enough... I accidentally uploaded older versions, instead of the latest version... No parsing errors now.
Thanx...

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ismael280373

11 days ago

Very nice themes. On LIBREOFFICE 5, over space gray variant, icons doesn't show properly.

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Corrected maximized window in Traditional-version 3 days ago

Corrected maximized window in Traditional-version

Re-added Shell themes 9 days ago

Re-added shell themes

Uploaded correct versions 10 days ago

Accidentally uploaded older versions

Fixed restore-titlebutton in maximized-backdrop-state 11 days ago

Fixed restore-titlebutton in maximized-backdrop-state

Corrected the infobar-colors 12 days ago

Restore and empty buttons where incorrect on some gnome-versions. Corrected them.

Corrected theme parsing errors 13 days ago

Corrected theme parsing errors

Transparency and new theme 13 days ago

Introduced transparent and rounded menus
High-Sierra version added

More transparency, nautilus-redesign, chrome-browser-issue and synaptic-issue solved 23 days ago

- Maximized titlebutton issue in chrome-browser (when using its own titlebar) is solved (created restore-buttons)
- The searchbar in nautilus is redesigned (removed the background)
- Hamburger-menus are redesigned (more transparency, lighter hover-color)
- When hovering over menu-items the blue color is a gradient, instead of a flat color.
- Sidebar of nautilus is transparent.
- Synaptic -package-manager-toolbar-color-ssue is fixed.

Corrected Bugs-release 1 month ago

Solved bugs and inconsistencies

Bugs solved 1 month ago

fixed contextmenu not holding font
Fixed UNDO-button not showing dark background

Solved problem dark toolbar buttons in libre-office 1 month ago

Solved problem dark active toolbar buttons in libre-office in the light version. Tanks to Tpypts for pointing it out.

Version IV 1 month ago

Gnome 3.26 ready, New variant: Space-Grey

Version 3.0 3 months ago

New version

Added a github-link 7 months ago

Files are now available at my github

Update to gnome 3.24 7 months ago

Updated the theme to work with the latest gnome.
Headerbar and buttons are a bit smaller.
Redesigned the window-decoration and shadows to address issues
Removed redundant code.

Solution for nautilus-menu-disabled-items -theming. New sidebar background 9 months ago

Solution for nautilus-menu-disabled-items -theming. New sidebar background
Thanks Gelonek for finding the bug. I appreciate the feedback!

Added a theme-version with no transparent sidebar (NT) 9 months ago

At request: a version with no transparency set for the nautilus sidebar.

Window resize area reduced 9 months ago

'Melk' pointed out to the problem of the large area the resizing cursor takes before the pointer focusses on the other items on the desktop. He is absolutely right. The margin was set to 10px. Which is wrong. I now reduced the margin-size to 3px. I re-uploaded a correct version (an update again...) 2.4.

System-log errors corrected 9 months ago

Autocrosser1 pointed out that the theme created 'log-flooding', which pointed to colors not defined properly. Updated the download-file with a corrected version 2.3

Refining theme 9 months ago

-fixed the round button on sliders not showing a border
-made new check-and radio buttons
-harmonized the size and spacing of check-and radio buttons across GTK2- and GTK- applications
-removed the dotted inner box that showed the focus-button, because it was ugly...
- harmonized the line-color and depth beneath the headerbar or menubar across GTK2 and GTK3
-Blurred background remains even in maximized window-state
-removed the dotted line that appears at the top or bottom when scrolling trough lenghty lists (overshoot and undershoot)
reduced the default button-height to 20px, thereby making the buttons smaller in GTK3

Side-bar 9 months ago

New Side-bar solution: using blurred background, instead of transparent color

Version 2 9 months ago

Major changes in this theme:
- lighter theme, with rounded buttons
- transparent sidebar with bolded text-elements (just like mac-osx-finder)
- elevated and rounded buttons
- exclusion of original unfocused window theming: only title-buttons are greyed out
- overall fine-tuning

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Great! theme, the repository on GitHub is missing to support the development of this xD

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very nice, looking forward to the Gnome Pro updates. Keep up the good work

product-maker y481l Nov 22 2017

qwe

product-maker WampaCowboy Nov 21 2017

Very nice theme. It doesn't show the maximize button for Google Chrome, but a lot of themes seem to have that problem. Hopefully that's fixed in a future update.

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It's very nice,thank you!

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very good

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This is theme very beautiful and really well done. Everything works perfectly on Ubuntu 17.10 Gnome 3.26. I appreciate the hard work and attention to detail that must have gone into creating this theme. Thank you.

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This is really really slick mate, well done.

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Awesome

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Greatest, works well on gnome 3.26

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Fabulous!

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Best Theme

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ugh, make your system look like the worst and most limited system I can think of...

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