material-black COLORS Complete Desktop

GTK3 Themes dark folders icons matching multicolor

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): https://github.com/rtlewis88/rtl88-Themes/tree/material-black-COLORS

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Description:

material-black COLORS is a new GTK, xfwm4, openbox-3, GNOME-Shell, and Cinnamon- Dark Mode Theme with matching Icons and Folders.

The material-black COLORS theme is based on Material Design standards and aims to bring a warm, colorful, and elegant experience to your desktop. Black-on-black-on-black with one additional color just where you need it.

This is the matching desktop theme.
FOR ICONS & FOLDERS PRESS DEFAULT IMAGE ABOVE.

Both the Suru++ and the Numix icons and folders have been carefully crafted to match the material-black COLORS desktop flavors, but they can surely compliment other desktop themes that sport matching color hues.

Special thanks to the Numix team for their inspiration, expertise and contributions at: https://github.com/numixproject/numix-icon-theme. The Suru-grounded icon set was initially designed and developed by Sam Hewitt - under GPL3. The original Suru icon set and concept was created by Matthieu James - Canonical Design Team. Core developers are Andrea Bonanni (original author) and Gustavo Costa . Devices icons are inspired by La Capitaine created by Keefer Rourke - under GPL3/MIT. Emoji icons are derived from the Twenoji created by Twitter Team - under MIT. Some icons are based on Numix mimetypes icons created by the Numix Team - under GPL3. Devices and places icons and several apps icons are inspired by Papirus icons created by Alexey Varfolomeev - under GPL3. Numberless icons are from Gravit Designer, under GPL3/MIT.


Manual Installation Is Easy:

For themes: 1) Extract the "tar.xz" file into your "~/.themes/" folder - to install for current user only - or into the "/usr/share/themes/" folder - for the theme to be applied globally. 2) Use the GNOME Tweak Tool or an equivalent app to enable it for your desktop.

If installing manually, make sure to install the dependency: "Murrine theme engine" if you do not already have it; and update your GTK+packages if you have not.

For icons: 1) Extract the "tar.xz" file into your "~/.icons/" folder - to install for current user only - or into the "/usr/share/icons/" folder - for the icons and folders to be applied globally. 2) Use the GNOME Tweak Tool or an equivalent app to enable them for your desktop.

Logging out and then logging back in may be necessary on some operating systems to fully implement themes and icons.
Last changelog:

13-11-19: Version 1.5.7 5 days ago

Partial rebuild with significant color, opacity, and assets enhancements on Material-Black-Cherry variety.

gregn11

12 days ago

Thanks for making those in icons too!! :) love it!

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aaronhamner

1 month ago

More than perfect!!! I'm so glad you re-did Material-Black-Blueberry-GTK, the inner-background is a better fit now. Thaaaaank you!!!

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hopkinsg

1 month ago

9 9 excellent
i luv black! :)

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crainium

1 month ago

Congratulations on your write up in dtw, I wanted to ask you how you got the gtk2 to nearly exactly look like the gtk3 in gnome and mate (maybe others)? There are elements that I can't get to carry over when I keep hue/hex and all identical. Anyway that's why your the themer, thanks again for all!

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armageddon51

1 month ago

What is it with all those terribly too dark themes ? Unusable.

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neroh

1 month ago

It has been observed that you go around to the dark themes and put some nasty comment on perfectly fine accessibility and dark mode themes. Your mental illness in not our problem. You are now being carefully watched, Mario Rouillardeau.

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sengchanh-46

1 month ago

9 ເຈົ້າເຮັດໃຫ້ຂ້ອຍເປັນເດັກທີ່ມີຄວາມສຸກ. ແມ່ຂອງຂ້ອຍເຮັດໃຫ້ຂ້ອຍມີລົດຊາດແບບນີ້ເພື່ອຈະມີສິ່ງທີ່ດີ. ຂອບໃຈເພື່ອນ!

sorry try english You made me a happy kid. My mother made me taste like this to have something good. Thanks friend!

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matthewlynch03

1 month ago

Thanks for that update on blueberry, it caught up to my os update afew hours later. Great work as always!

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gsilva12

1 month ago

10 10 the best

And it is the best. I have tried almost a dozen other themes and none of them do all of my apps properly. Some of them mess the non-native and gtk2 apps up, and other themes can't keep the apps uniformly themed.

However, material-black themes them all correctly. It was worth trying all those others dark ones until I found this perfect theme.

Thank you, your very talented people!

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95overtonm

1 month ago

Thank you for my favorite theme!

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Dario

1 month ago

Extract error
https://ibb.co/Bnc19Hx

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rtl88

1 month ago

The error for Blueberry, during extraction, has been fixed. Thank you for the alert!

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fenyx

2 months ago

9 Great work, thanks a lot for sharing it with us.

Anyway I don't use it yet on my Ubuntu 19.04 because of incompatibility with my very favorite file manager (Double Commander aka. doublecmd-gtk, installed through apt, not by snap or appimage).
I don't understand what makes a dark theme work with this application or not but I see that Starlabs and Adwaita-dark are theming it perfectly. I don't know the difference with a theme like yours nor which files should be included or modified, sorry to be of no help.
Do you think that this issue with Double Commander could be fixed? I would be glad to use this theme as I really like it.

Here's a concrete example:
Material Black Blueberry > https://i.imgur.com/r58oxjV.png
StarLabs Dark > https://i.imgur.com/FGDgJHI.png

I've posted a message on application's forum to get more informations about the files to customize but nobody answered for now > https://doublecmd.sourceforge.io/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5769

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rtl88

2 months ago

That's a stand-alone app which you have to theme yourself. Here is a dark theme I looked up for Double Commander: https://github.com/renyi/doublecmd-solarized. Good Luck.

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fenyx

2 months ago

Installed from apt I think it's not more "standalone" than Firefox or any app installed with the OS. And the Gnome theme integration to this app was working fine in my previous Ubuntu versions.

Anyway, I don't remember exactly why but I kept the habit to install custom themes to ~/.local/share/themes in my old Ubuntu 16.04. But I have a backup of my old system and while browsing it today I see that I had created a ~/.themes symlink pointing to ~/.local/share/themes. Im'not sure but even then, I may have done this trick to fix the DC theme.

So now I've tried to copy your theme's directory to ~/.themes on my current system, and... the magic happened ! I've now moved all my installed themes to this directory instead of my unclear symlink trick, so the apps already impacted by these themes before the change are still properly styled, and the only app to ignore the system theme is now as beautiful as the rest.

The solution was so simple. And the cause was just... my own mistake. Apologies. Happy end. And thanks again for your work on this theme ! :)

"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."
Albert Einstein

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rtl88

2 months ago

Glad you got it perfect now; that's great news!

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blantonm5

2 months ago

10 Extra Awesome!

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amkinser7

2 months ago

10 10 the best Love it.

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rtl88

2 months ago

Thanks for the support!

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yolifromcc

3 months ago

10 10 the best

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yolifromcc

3 months ago

This is what I call understated elegance, thanks! ;)

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rtl88

2 months ago

You make me blush; thank you!

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bimi

3 months ago

9/10 will you add more icons? For example Nautilus.desktop has the old style, same with spotify. Also the resolution of the icon of the teminal is really low and the sigma for TexWorks is backwards.

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rtl88

3 months ago

Sure, I'll freshen those later today.

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rtl88

3 months ago

I had assumed we were talking about Numix, and I compared a couple of those from my set with the version straight from the github source, and they were the same. You may have a different experience when your system pulls all of them in. Sometimes users are looking for a different set like Numix-Circles, so I don't know if this set is even the ones you are shooting for, but I now have the very latest Numix (uncolored or customized) for anyone who wishes to use them for possible supplementation. The source version has a few extras.

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13-11-19: Version 1.5.7 5 days ago

Partial rebuild with significant color, opacity, and assets enhancements on Material-Black-Cherry variety.

05-11-19: Version 1.5.6 5 days ago

Partial rebuild and significant color and assets enhancements on Material-Black-Plum variety, via latest commit: 798d4c9.

798d4c9

15-10-19: Version 1.5.5 1 month ago

Complete Rebuilds of: Material-Black-Blueberry, Material-Black-Blueberry-Suru, Material-Black-Cherry-Numix, Material-Black-Cherry-Suru, Material-Black-Lime-Suru, Material-Black-Mango-Suru, Material-Black-Pistachio-Suru, Material-Black-Plum-Suru.

07-10-19: Version 1.5.4 1 month ago

Assets Adjustments

29-09-19: Version 1.5.3 1 month ago

New Versions of Non-Custimized-Numix and Non-Custimized-Suru++-Asprómauros Switched Out.

20-09-19: Version 1.5.3 1 month ago

Border Adjustments

11-09-19: Version 1.5.2 2 months ago

Shell Text Adjustments

03-09-19: Version 1.5.1 2 months ago

GTK-2 Tweaks and Assets Adjustments

26-08-19: Version 1.5 2 months ago

Complete Rebuild of GTK and Suru Icons

19-08-19: Version 1.4 2 months ago

Text Tweaks on Shell, Resolution Adjustments and additions for Suru Icons

09-08-19 3 months ago

Icon Color Tweaks, Various Button Edits.

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product-maker hopkinsg Oct 08 2019 9 excellent
9 excellent i luv black! :)
product-maker sengchanh-46 Oct 07 2019 9 excellent
ເຈົ້າເຮັດໃຫ້ຂ້ອຍເປັນເດັກທີ່ມີຄວາມສຸກ. ແມ່ຂອງຂ້ອຍເຮັດໃຫ້ຂ້ອຍມີລົດຊາດແບບນີ້ເພື່ອຈະມີສິ່ງທີ່ດີ. ຂອບໃຈເພື່ອນ! sorry try english You made me a happy kid. My mother made me taste like this to have something good. Thanks friend!
product-maker gsilva12 Sep 21 2019 10 the best
10 the best And it is the best. I have tried almost a dozen other themes and none of them do all of my apps properly. Some of them mess the non-native and gtk2 apps up, and other themes can't keep the apps uniformly themed. However, material-black themes them all correctly. It was worth trying all those others dark ones until I found this perfect theme. Thank you, your very talented people!
product-maker fenyx Sep 12 2019 9 excellent
Great work, thanks a lot for sharing it with us. Anyway I don't use it yet on my Ubuntu 19.04 because of incompatibility with my very favorite file manager (Double Commander aka. doublecmd-gtk, installed through apt, not by snap or appimage). I don't understand what makes a dark theme work with this application or not but I see that Starlabs and Adwaita-dark are theming it perfectly. I don't know the difference with a theme like yours nor which files should be included or modified, sorry to be of no help. Do you think that this issue with Double Commander could be fixed? I would be glad to use this theme as I really like it. Here's a concrete example: Material Black Blueberry > https://i.imgur.com/r58oxjV.png StarLabs Dark > https://i.imgur.com/FGDgJHI.png I've posted a message on application's forum to get more informations about the files to customize but nobody answered for now > https://doublecmd.sourceforge.io/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5769
product-maker blantonm5 Sep 11 2019 10 the best
Extra Awesome!
product-maker amkinser7 Aug 20 2019 10 the best
10 the best Love it.
product-maker yolifromcc Aug 09 2019 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker radexkde Aug 08 2019 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker aposuit Aug 03 2019 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker aaronmoreno Aug 01 2019 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker alexa028 Jul 31 2019 10 the best
Simply beautiful! thanks!!!
product-maker ericgevers-64 Jul 31 2019 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker ivanserna Jul 31 2019 10 the best
Best dark one so far!
product-maker amberj Jul 31 2019 9 excellent
9 excellent it would be a 10 if there was a pink or watermelon flavor. the ones you have are still real black and great
product-maker crainium Jul 31 2019 10 the best
I'd give this theme an eleven if they had it - incredible suite, rtl88
product-maker evansmyth Jul 31 2019 10 the best
10 the best
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Sep 21 2019
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Sep 17 2019
fenyx
Sep 12 2019
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Sep 11 2019
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Aug 20 2019
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Aug 19 2019
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Aug 08 2019
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Aug 06 2019
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Aug 03 2019
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Aug 01 2019
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Aug 01 2019
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Jul 31 2019
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Jul 31 2019
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Jul 31 2019
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