Gnome-OSX
GTK3 Themes
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Description:

GNOME-OSX IV

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Made by paulxfce (alias Manjarocinnamonfan, paulubuntu)



Latest update:

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.



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 Bugs-release 2 days ago

Solved bugs and inconsistencies

gelonek

8 months ago

Little bug:

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gelonek

8 months ago

https://ibb.co/cSGW6F

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paulxfce

8 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

8 months ago

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

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gelonek

8 months ago

OK :)Btw: Graet work!

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kadu247

8 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

8 months ago

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

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kadu247

8 months ago

You're awesome... thanks

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kadu247

8 months ago

It gets transparent on maximized window

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paulxfce

8 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

8 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

8 months ago

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

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redwolf

8 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

8 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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elax

8 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

8 months ago

Even after the latest update? (2.4)

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elax

8 months ago

yep :(

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paulxfce

8 months ago

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

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paulxfce

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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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Corrected Bugs-release 2 days ago

Solved bugs and inconsistencies

Bugs solved 22 days ago

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

Solved problem dark toolbar buttons in libre-office 28 days ago

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

Version IV 29 days ago

Gnome 3.26 ready, New variant: Space-Grey

Version 3.0 2 months ago

New version

Added a github-link 6 months ago

Files are now available at my github

Update to gnome 3.24 6 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 8 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) 8 months ago

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

Window resize area reduced 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 months ago

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

Version 2 8 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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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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Greatest, works well on gnome 3.26

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

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