Backwater

GTK3 Themes

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): https://github.com/vlastavesely/raleigh-reloaded

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Description:

A simple theme for GTK2 and GTK3 with dull borders.

Theme files are based on:
* raleigh-reloaded
* Solaris Colours
* BellePintosGrande
* OneStepBack

Please let me know if anything doesn't look right in a specific application and I will try to fix it.
Last changelog:

v0.5 4 months ago

Update scrollbar with graphic
Some changes to color and borders
Removed color from inactive tabs which could be distracting

jocixlinux

4 months ago

8 +

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hzkto

4 months ago

3 -Theme is good, but broke XFCE tray

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ison

4 months ago

If you wouldn't mind elaborating on how it broke I could try fixing it. I'll install it later and see if I can reproduce the issue

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babarosa

4 months ago

8 +
Thank you for sharing with us. I am using it here with Debian 9 Xfce and I like it very much! Greetings, Michael

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xmrdo

8 months ago

8 works fine

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krig

8 months ago

8 A nice alternative to modern looking themes here :)

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endegraaf

10 months ago

8 +Love the color, thanks!

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intro18

11 months ago

8 +

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xj09

11 months ago

8 +

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intro18

1 year ago

Thanks for Backwater Midnight!

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anthk

1 year ago

Looks great. BTW, could you adapt the backwater_dim theme so it has a Metal look? Java2 theme.
http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~cs3283/ftp/Java/swingConnect/friends/brokat/main_metal.gif
Your current theme already works great with the ICEWM theme, but with that tiny change to the scrollbar (GTK2/GTK3) it would be amazing.

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ison

1 year ago

Alright, there's a version up in extra.tar.gz. Let me know what you think, and if it needs any changes.

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anthk

1 year ago

Also I miss the shaded selections of the IceWM look on menus, but I woudn't like to burn you :)
Full java2 theme is complex and the tabs are really odd, too.
https://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/?content=156793

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ison

1 year ago

It's fine. I have fun doing it.
I'll add those changes, and also see if I can do anything about GTK2, but I couldn't find a way to tile the scrollbar pattern.
Also both of the screenshot links you posted the scrollbar pattern looks a bit different. In the first one it seems like the bumps are coming out, but in the second one it looks like they're going in. Which do you prefer?

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anthk

1 year ago

The bumps in the original came out:
http://groups.csail.mit.edu/graphics/classes/6.831/handouts/ps0/ps0-0.png

Thanks for your work, again. Java 1.4's Metal look is one of the most usable themes ever.

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ison

1 year ago

There is a new version out with a lot of widgit improvements. I put a new demo of the metal theme inside backwater-dim. Just edit the file gtk-3.0/gtk.css and change "widgets.css" to "widgets_metal.css" to activate it.
It's really tricky to get the scrollbar to look right. I almost wonder if you'd be better off just starting a whole new theme for it.

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anthk

1 year ago

Looks nice, but the pointy look on scrollbars seems very tiny under a 1920x1080 resolution. I had to scale them to 2X.

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ison

1 year ago

Thanks. I'd love to help with that. I'll definitely give it a shot some time this weekend.

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gpyra

1 year ago

Moar oldschool

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coordinatorlvv

1 year ago

8 Great old school lightweight theme. Thank you)

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v0.5 4 months ago

Update scrollbar with graphic
Some changes to color and borders
Removed color from inactive tabs which could be distracting

v0.4 11 months ago

Fixed scrollbar in Firefox
Minor appearance updates (Also simpler to customize, less color definitions required as more elements are now using "shade")
Fixed Midnight theme

* Small update v0.4.1 *
Set scrollbar trough to gray in Backwater-Dim theme

v0.3 1 year ago

Much improved widgits.
Big thanks to the creator of raleigh-reloaded which was used as an example for how to fix a lot of issues with this version.

v0.2 1 year ago

Improved consistency in border colors. Improved midnight theme.

v0.1 1 year ago

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product-maker jocixlinux Feb 05 2019 8 great
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product-maker hzkto Feb 05 2019 3 bad
-Theme is good, but broke XFCE tray
product-maker babarosa Feb 04 2019 8 great
+ Thank you for sharing with us. I am using it here with Debian 9 Xfce and I like it very much! Greetings, Michael
product-maker xmrdo Oct 13 2018 8 great
works fine
product-maker krig Sep 22 2018 8 great
A nice alternative to modern looking themes here :)
product-maker endegraaf Jul 19 2018 8 great
+Love the color, thanks!
product-maker intro18 Jul 15 2018 8 great
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product-maker xj09 Jun 25 2018 8 great
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product-maker coordinatorlvv Feb 15 2018 8 great
Great old school lightweight theme. Thank you)
product-maker Count: 2 Rating: 5.0
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