Gnome-OSX
GTK3 Themes
Score 84%
Description:

GNOME-OSX 3.0

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Made by paulxfce (alias Manjarocinnamonfan, paulubuntu)



Latest update:

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 dark theme, so Terminal, Photo's, and Video's are automatically dark-themed.



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.
- Use of gradients and shadows to improve readability.
- Same theming across GTK2 and GTK3. (See screenshots)

Separate download for Shell-themes:

- Shell theme with white dock and slighty dark top-bar
- Shell theme with dark dock and dark top-bar

The 'Extra'-file contains the Droid Sans -font and some backgrounds.

This theme is developed on gnome 3.20 and updated to 3.24
This only works on a gnome-desktop, no support for other desktop-environments.

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)


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 Droid Sans Regular (11pt,scaling factor:1,00) as the interface-font. (You can find the font in the 'Extra'-file in the download-section. Using other fonts (or bigger) might result in strangly formed buttons.

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"



The original version 2.6 remains available.
Last changelog:

Version 3.0 1 month ago

New version

LinxGem33

5 months ago

on github with all files etc also i can create debian packages if you want easier user installation.

let me know.

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paulxfce

5 months ago

I could use your help on this. How do I upload the complete theme?

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LinxGem33

5 months ago

I’ve uploaded all files and created a repository for you and transferred ownership to you, all you need to do is login to github and except the repository.

kind regards

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paulxfce

5 months ago

I accepted the transfer, and it seems to be there... I've opened an 'issue' for discussion. Could you help me there?

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JackHarper

5 months ago

This has to be one of the best GTK themes ever, really well done, excellent readability and looks beautiful as well. Any chance for an optional version with non OSX-like buttons? I know this is an OSX inspired theme, but this theme would look great even as non OSX theme with different buttons, its readability and appearance is excellent, in any case thank you for your work, it is a real pleasure to use this theme. Do you have any plans for making a Gnome shell theme? I tried many OSX inspired shell themes yet I didnt like any of them, many get the colors of the panel right, but panel menus tend to be too bright, too chaotic etc. None of them look nearly as good as your GTK theme. I am using Gnome-OSX-Light-Shell, but while it looks good it is not a clone of OSX shell theme, it is darker and transparent, but it looks good, clean lines and everything looks pretty good. I tried various other OSX inspired shell themes and all suffer from panel menus being too bright and/or too chaotic, your GTK theme has colors perfectly done and now it just needs a complementary shell theme.

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Yutsa

6 months ago

How did you manage to get Chromium to look like this ? I'm locked with default "minimize, maximize, close" chromium buttons.

More over, do you plan to try to get the bar at the top of the screen (the one with the data, wifi, battery and so on) to be grey and look like the one on MacOS ? It's the one thing I like the most about macOS, this small bar looks better than the one we have.

Thanks for your work.

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paulxfce

6 months ago

right-click on the empty space right to the tabs; then choose system titlebar and borders.
The top-bar in OSX is the menubar. Which has nothing to do with the topbar in gnome. I've provided two themes already, but not with a white topbar. There are other shell themes out there that provide what you want...

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ClaudeC

6 months ago

Greeeaaat theme.

This deserve a PPA. Maybe you should talk with noobslab about that.

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Ziim

6 months ago

A delight of theme, many thanks for giving us this!

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alireza6677

6 months ago

Hi . Great job !
How can i change the titlebar (not headerbar) gradient color ? I want to make it fully white.
I could change the headerbar background-color but i can't find titlebar in gtk.css file
Help me please.

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gelonek

6 months ago

http://gelon.deviantart.com/art/Arch-Gnome-669951427

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gelonek

7 months ago

Little bug:

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gelonek

7 months ago

https://ibb.co/cSGW6F

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paulxfce

7 months ago

Yes, I've installed Fedora 25 with updates yesterday and I have the same problem. This is annoying because it is on nautilus 3.22.3; which apparently uses a different menu then in previous versions. The problem occurs when the option (in this case setting a new bookmark) is grayed out, because the file you are seeing is already on the sidebar, so it cannot be bookmarked. So it would have to be a problem with the settings for grayed out buttons. I will look into it.

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paulxfce

7 months ago

Found the bug. Re-uploaded a corrected version (2.5.1) thanks for the feedback !

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gelonek

7 months ago

OK :)Btw: Graet work!

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kadu247

7 months ago

Hi. Great theme and great work! I'm on Gnome3 (Debian Sid) how can i turn it non-transparent in nautilus sidebar?! can you point me what .css file and what tag manage that? Thanks in advance.

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paulxfce

7 months ago

At your request, I added an additional theme to download: a version without transparent sidebar.

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kadu247

7 months ago

You're awesome... thanks

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kadu247

7 months ago

It gets transparent on maximized window

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paulxfce

7 months ago

Yes, stupid of me, not accounting for maximized state. I re-uploaded (2.4.1) the corrected version, sorry....

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redwolf

7 months ago

Sorry to ask, but when I decompress the archive, there's no index.theme file on it. How do I install this on Ubuntu? Thanks in advance.

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paulxfce

7 months ago

Sorry, Redwolf, only the ubuntu gnome 16.10 is supported. Not the standard Ubuntu.

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redwolf

7 months ago

I changed to Ubuntu Gnome and installed this theme. Amazing! You did a great work. Thanks so much.

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paulxfce

7 months ago

Thanx, Standard Ubuntu does not do justice to my theme. I prefer to remain to one single gnome-desktop environment

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Version 3.0 1 month ago

New version

Added a github-link 5 months ago

Files are now available at my github

Update to gnome 3.24 5 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 7 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) 7 months ago

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

Window resize area reduced 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 months ago

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

Version 2 7 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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