PRO-Dark-XFCE-Edition

XFCE/XFWM4 Themes xfce4

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): https://github.com/paullinuxthemer/PRO-Dark-XFCE-Edition

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Description:

PRO-Dark-XFCE-Edition

Made by paulxfce

A clear and easy-on-the-eyes theme that is meant for those who use the XFCE/Gnome-desktop professionally on a daily basis. The focus in this theme is compatibility: GTK-2 applications and GTK-3 applications look virtually the same. Libre-office, Scribus, Evolution, Geary, Planner, GnuCash, LaTeXila, Geany, the Gimp, Inkscape,...

Chrome, firefox, Web and Opera have no issues with this theme.

About the looks, you will notice some Elementary-theme, Arc-theme and Gnome-OSX, in a darker version.
This is a XFCE-interpretation of my gnome-theme PRO-Dark-GTK.


IMPORTANT:

There are 3 versions available:
PRO-Dark-XFCE-Edition-I is the older XFCE-D-PRO which works fine with thunar below version 1.8

PRO-Dark-XFCE-Edition-II is the newer up-to-date version that requires Thunar 1.8 or above

PRO-Dark-XFCE-Edition 4.14 is an update to the newer XFCE-DE and GTK 3.22 up until GTK 3.34


How to install:

Download the theme,

Just copy the extracted file to a '.themes'-folder you make in your home directory.
Then use Appearance/ Window-manager to select the Style.
LOG OUT AND BACK IN for changes to take full effect !

The standard XFWM-windowmanager is used as the compositor, With the following specific settings in the Window Manager Tweaks:
- display compositing enabled.
- Synchronize drawing to the vertical blank enabled.
- Show shadows under dock windows enabled.
Opacity of popup windows is set more to the left (more transparency): this gives the translucency under the drop down-menu's. You can move the layer more to the left for more transparency.


Comments

Please comment if you see things broken, or want differently. I will post fixes as soon as possible.

Updates:

Version 4.14 updates to XFCE 4.14 and newer gnome-versions.
Version II is a fully up-to-date version for the new thunar (>=1.8)
Version 1.1 includes ALL the window-control-buttons of XFCE-titlebar
Version 1.2 is build on top of ubuntu 17.10, with a new whiskermenu and solution for the awkward behaviour of the desktop-icons.
Version 1.3 completed the making of the panel and Whisker-menu. This version is made to work on Xubuntu 17.10.
Version 1.4 Fix for the desktop-icons, re-theming of Thunar in Toolbar-style, re-adjusting GTK3-theme to match GTK2, overall lighter blue-selected-color and grey-ed menu-items all look the same; Further theming of Whisker-menu: Adjusted padding and margins to make it less clunky and added text-shadows to improve the font-rendering.
Version 1.5 correcting parsing-errors.
Version 1.6 bugfixes and license-requirements
Last changelog:

Updated theme to 4.14 1 year ago

Much needed update to address issues that have arisen with latest GTK3 and XFCE 4.14
New switches as well.

Taurus1

2 years ago

Very beautiful theme, very polished and consistent across all apps. I like the 3D look, rather than the flat themes common today. XFCE should really implement a couple of the great themes on this websites by default. The defaults all look very out-dated. Big thumbs up for this one!

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paulxfce

2 years ago

Thanks, yes, there are no modern themes for xfce, or lack the polish...

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acommn

2 years ago

9 +

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acommn

2 years ago

Hey Paul, just so you know, I signed up in this site just to be able to praise your excellent work on XFCE and Gnome themes and maybe also because I wanted to ask you some changes for XFCE-D-PRO theme, I would like to ask you to make a version with a clear differentiation between focused and unfocused windows, maybe through the window's title text grayed out or desaturated window control buttons, I leave it to your judgement; finally, I would like to ask you as well to add a dark border to the windows in order to discern each window's area. Thank you very much in advance and for your attention and please keep up the great work.

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yshadow

2 years ago

Hi Paul, the theme is great. I'm running Xubuntu 16.04 and everything works great, but one thing: scrollbars in Firefox and Thunderbird aren't visible. I can post the screenshots somewhere if it helps you. Thanks again for great work!

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wheelchairdriver

2 years ago

Hi Paul,
I am running Xubuntu 18.04 on my Laptop.
I downloaded your theme, extract it and copied it to /usr/share/themes.
After I selected your theme and logged out and back in I noticed that the titlebar of any window isn't themed.
Is there a way to fix this? TIA

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paulxfce

2 years ago

Select the theme also in the Windowmanager

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wheelchairdriver

2 years ago

Thank you. I totally forgot about the Windowmanager. Excellent theme I really like it.

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Art-2

2 years ago

Hi, where is the download link?

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paulxfce

2 years ago

in the files -tab above

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Art-2

2 years ago

thanks, I thought there where not any file, since months ago I was unable to download themes or icons, i just turned off on my add-ons...

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Art-2

2 years ago

thanks, I thought there where not any file, since months ago I was unable to download themes or icons, i just turned off on my add-ons...

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genebustam

2 years ago

9 nice theme but doesn't look good on gmusicbrowser (a music player) and it doesn't show shadows on KDE.

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Felandral

2 years ago

Hi, its a very good theme, thank you for it !
I suggest these modifications to gtk-3.0/gtk.css, to avoid warnings in terminal:
```
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< color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.75)
---
> color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.75);
7899,7900c7899,7900
< background-image:linear-gradient(to right,rgba(100,103,114,1),rgba(100,103,114,1)); }
< }
---
> background-image:linear-gradient(to right,rgba(100,103,114,1),rgba(100,103,114,1));
> }
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< padding-left: 3px
---
> padding-left: 3px;
12476c12476,12477
< shadowbox: 0px 1px 1px rgba(0,0,0,0.08);}
---
> box-shadow: 0px 1px 1px rgba(0,0,0,0.08);
> }
```

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paulxfce

2 years ago

Thanks, I did not look at the sys logs. Stupid me... Anyway reuploaded the correct version to 1.5

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Felandral

2 years ago

Thank you ! Also, is it normal to not have shadows under GTK2 applications menus ?

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paulxfce

2 years ago

No, You should have shadowed menu's everywhere. This theme is developed under Xubuntu 17.10. Using the standard XFWM compositor.

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Felandral

2 years ago

You're right, I had to enable shadows under popup windows !

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coen

2 years ago

Hi Paul!

Amazing theme, thanks for the work! I have only one issue, namely in the Window Buttons area on the panel, the background is white and the text very light grey, except for the active window, then both are white, which makes the window buttons virtually unreadable. Is there a way to fix this?

I run debian 9 "stretch" with xfce 4.12. I do not have GTK3 installed.

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coen

2 years ago

Uh, please disregard my previous comment, after I switched to a different colour theme and back this was resolved, now the proper colours are shown in the taskbar!

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fblais

2 years ago

Running Xubuntu 17.10 here.
Can't resize Chromium vertically, only horizontally, thanks for looking at this!
(vertical sizing works with other themes)

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fblais

2 years ago

Update: the culprit is the window decoration, not the GTK theme...
Vertical resizing is broken with all windows, not just Chromium, as far as I can see.

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paulxfce

2 years ago

Due to the fact that there are no windowborders assigned to this theme, only top-leftcorner and toprightcorner shows the resizer. So Nothing to hold on to at the button.

I've experimented with fatter borders(left and right) en fatter bottomborders. And they indeed work at resizing, only: it looks so 80's... Other DE's do not have this problem.

So, I'm not going to change anything. use top-right or top-left of the window and look for the resizer, or right-click on the titlebar and choice resize, or use alt +hold right-click and move the mouse to resize. Or use the window-menu button and choose resize.. Enough alternatives available....

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fblais

2 years ago

Ok, thanks!

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paulxfce

2 years ago

I'm looking into it

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Updated theme to 4.14 1 year ago

Much needed update to address issues that have arisen with latest GTK3 and XFCE 4.14
New switches as well.

Corrected issues with Whisker-menu and XFCE-Notification 2 years ago

Corrected issues with Whisker-menu and XFCE-Notification

Added Edition II 2 years ago

Added a new version

Changed category in which this theme resides 2 years ago

Because GTK/XFCE4 theme do not exist as a separate category I changed it' place to XFCE4-theme

Bugfixes and license-requirements 2 years ago

Bugfixes and license-requirements fullfilled

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product-maker pastorwarreng Sep 22 2020 9 excellent
9 excellent Plays nice will all my applications and is easy on the eyes. Thanks!
product-maker necrosauron Aug 30 2020 10 the best
10 the best....looks awesome and professional... a 1000 thxs
product-maker angelinux-slack Jul 15 2020 5 average
5 average
product-maker sergeykozlobaev Jun 23 2020 9 excellent
9 excellent
product-maker tuxware Jun 14 2020 9 excellent
I was fed up with how badly Libre Office looked with a tabbed user interface while using Greybird GTK3 theme (that is otherwise a really great, greyish theme). Now I start Libre Office with PaulXfce's PRO-dark theme and it finally looks good : ) Thanks!
product-maker loreway May 09 2020 9 excellent
9 excellent
product-maker krig May 01 2020 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker kujaw Jan 14 2020 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker theriddick Jan 12 2020 8 great
8 great
product-maker bengtfrost Dec 08 2019 10 the best
10 the best
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10 the best
product-maker AV1Aca Nov 22 2019 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker Cr7NeTwOrK Oct 29 2019 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker bealsc Oct 28 2019 10 the best
Great theme. Thank you for updating it for XFCE 4.14.
product-maker radexkde Sep 25 2019 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker ewertonurias Sep 02 2019 8 great
8 great
product-maker x-varlesh-x May 24 2019 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker superinek May 09 2019 9 excellent
+ finally a good looking consistent! theme. This is rated way too low.
product-maker molko Feb 09 2019 9 excellent
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product-maker fjuwoeg Jan 23 2019 9 excellent
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product-maker 2carats Dec 09 2018 9 excellent
+ this is great! i only want to give one feedback. When used as theme for lightdm, the font colour is white over light grey background which is hardly readable.
product-maker dobriii Nov 08 2018 9 excellent
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product-maker brycelynch Oct 06 2018 9 excellent
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product-maker xypepper Aug 23 2018 9 excellent
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product-maker malysps Aug 20 2018 9 excellent
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product-maker fblais Aug 15 2018 9 excellent
Great stuff! What about a dark titlebar version? :) Thanks!
product-maker psychydyl Jul 27 2018 9 excellent
Superb!
product-maker wkr Jun 28 2018 9 excellent
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product-maker Tonho Jun 28 2018 9 excellent
+The best one, not painel bug like axiom.
product-maker acommn Jun 14 2018 9 excellent
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product-maker wheelchairdriver May 11 2018 9 excellent
product-maker bandithijo May 09 2018 9 excellent
product-maker genebustam Feb 16 2018 9 excellent
nice theme but doesn't look good on gmusicbrowser (a music player) and it doesn't show shadows on KDE.
product-maker armageddon51 Jan 14 2018 9 excellent
product-maker izzzy Jan 14 2018 3 bad
product-maker galaktyk Jan 14 2018 9 excellent
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