Gnome-OSX
GTK3 Themes
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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

elax

7 months ago

Hey I'm trying to keep up with the updates since i love since i love your theme... Speaking of which, I have a problem to resize windows... It is very laggy and sluggish (especially with firefox) which does not happen with other themes (i checked default theme adwaita - I'm on Fedora 25/Gnome 3.22). Any idea why ?

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paulxfce

7 months ago

Even after the latest update? (2.4)

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elax

7 months ago

yep :(

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paulxfce

7 months ago

I can't find anything theme-related that could explain this. I cannot help you with this...

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paulxfce

7 months ago

It does not seem to be theme-related. I installed fedora 25 yesterday. And I did have the same sluginess with firefox. But it did happen also with the standard-adwaita-theme. So it is either Fedora or the latest gnome 3.22 that poses the problem. I think...

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paulxfce

7 months ago

The issue has been reported in other forums. Presumed to be Wayland-related. Fedora 25 uses Wayland instead of Xorg.

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elax

7 months ago

thx for taking time to investigate. I'm running Xorg and not wayland though (still too many issues in my opinion). So i don't know but i'm still using your theme :)

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melk

7 months ago

Hi, I'm running gnome 3.20.2 and I'm having an issue with the window resize. It appears the title bar is registering about 2x the height of the actual title bar so when I go to click on something behind a window it simply treats it as though I am trying to resize the current window. Here's a screenshot: http://imgur.com/a/YAT9T Can I edit something in a css file or anything? I'm not too sure if it's the theme or if it's this version of gnome.

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paulxfce

7 months ago

You are absolutely right. The margin was set to 10px. Now reduced it to 3px. Please download the corrected version (2.4). Thanks for the feedback !

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autocrosser1

7 months ago

Greetings!!!! I really want to use this one, but I'm getting log-flooding:

Mar 11 10:05:48 Theme parsing error: gtk.css:2782:26: 'lighten' is not a valid color name
Mar 11 10:05:48 Theme parsing error: gtk.css:2805:24: 'lighten' is not a valid color name
Mar 11 10:05:48 Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1330:22: 'solid' is not a valid color name
Mar 11 10:05:48 Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1333:24: 'solid' is not a valid color name
Mar 11 10:05:48 Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1339:24: 'solid' is not a valid color name
Mar 11 10:05:48 Theme parsing error: gtk.css:3951:26: 'lighten' is not a valid color name
Mar 11 10:05:48 Theme parsing error: gtk.css:2782:26: 'lighten' is not a valid color name
Mar 11 10:05:48 Theme parsing error: gtk.css:2805:24: 'lighten' is not a valid color name
Mar 11 10:05:48 Theme parsing error: gtk.css:3951:26: 'lighten' is not a valid color name

This is in Debian Sid--current updates.......

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paulxfce

7 months ago

Yes, I see it does. This is because the GTK.CSS file is not correctly generated from the SASS-files. I will have to go through all the color-items in the CSS-file to remove the 'lighten' and 'Solid' errors. Expect an update soon...

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paulxfce

7 months ago

Corrected the errors you pointed out. I have updated the download-file. Could you test it, please?
Thanks for the feedback !

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autocrosser1

7 months ago

No Sweat---It looks like there is one report that it was fixed, but I'm downloading now & will report back soon.

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autocrosser1

7 months ago

Yes--no flooding now---everything looks normal..

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melk

7 months ago

Thanks for finding this, my system was choppy as heck and I installed this theme around the same time I did some passthrough voodoo on my virtual machine and assumed the slow down was because of my tinkering. Turns out the insane amount of logging was the slowdown. Thanks again!

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autocrosser1

7 months ago

Yes--I do a quick tail /var/log/syslog to verify themes I put on my system...a log-flood will show up very quickly .

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luiswoo

7 months ago

GNOME-OSX 2.0 Отмечусь

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paulxfce

7 months ago

English?

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luiswoo

7 months ago

Sorry, I did not understand how to subscribe to the topic that interests me.
I tried to leave a comment.

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elax

7 months ago

Awesome theme ! Thanks for your amazing work !

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paulxfce

7 months ago

Thanks, still polishing up. Update available soon.

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vancevip

7 months ago

Thanks, it is very beautiful.
And how to let the nautilus' side-bar opaque? I think that it is better with transparent.

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vancevip

7 months ago

sory, I just said was worg. I think that it is better without transparent. How to let the nautilus' side-bar opaque?

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vancevip

7 months ago

the problem has been solved. I thought that it is by setting the rgba(), now I find the .png file and edit it. I think it looks better.

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paulxfce

7 months ago

Yes, the blurred png is a rudimentary hack. Still searching for a more elegant solution.

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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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