Ubuntu :: Apply Cursor Theme In All Gnome And KDE Apps?

May 3, 2010

Running 10.04 very nicely, but I have applied a cursor theme - Comixcursor - which appears fine in my Gnome apps, but does not in my KDE apps, i.e. Amarok, and I get the default cursor. Each time I restart my lappy, I have to go into the KDE System Settings to apply it again.

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OpenSUSE :: Gnome 3 Cursor Theme?

Jul 6, 2011

I installed Gnome 3 on my openSUSE 11.4 install.The cursor goes from white to black like it did in Gnome 2 before I edited etc/sysconfig in Yast.Well I have gotten gnome-tweak-tool and edited sysconfig to use Adwaita and the cursor is still black on firefox white in other areas.

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Fedora :: Mouse Cursor In KDE Apps (from GNOME)

Oct 10, 2010

As from title: is there any way to change the (horrible) default mouse cursor that shows up in KDE apps when used from GNOME?

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Ubuntu :: Gnome Theme Suddenly Changes And Apps Crashing?

Sep 16, 2010

All of a sudden my gnome theme changed and various apps including thunderbird and firefox started crashing. I've traced the first occurrence back to the following errors, starting with a segmentation fault in canberra-gtk-pl in kern.log:

Sep 15 10:21:44 leonardo kernel: [ 15.968258] [drm] Setting GART location based on new memory map
Sep 15 10:21:44 leonardo kernel: [ 15.968344] [drm] Loading R300 Microcode
Sep 15 10:21:44 leonardo kernel: [ 15.968350] platform radeon_cp.0: firmware: requesting radeon/R300_cp.bin


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Fedora :: GNOME Apps Don't Respect XFCE Theme (F15)

May 24, 2011

Just upgraded to Fedora 15 this afternoon, and for the most part there weren't any serious issues with it (except for rpmfusion lagging on a F15 yum repo). I installed the XFCE spin, and a lot of GNOME-specific apps don't respect my GTK+ theme at all. Screenshot: [URL]... On the left are two "XFCE" apps (Mousepad and Task Manager), on the right are two GNOME apps (gedit and the NetworkManager "Connection Information" window). Is there an easy way to fix this? I have a custom Murrine theme set, but the problem is still there using the built-in themes such as Glossy too.

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OpenSUSE Install :: Changing Cursor Theme / Login Theme

Jun 3, 2011

i am using opensuse 11.4 and i reinstalled it 4 days before.i have changed the cursor theme,login theme etc.after the reinstall i forgot how to change them.so please tell me how to change cursor theme,login theme,boot splash?

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Ubuntu :: Cannot Apply Glass Theme In AWN

Jun 27, 2011

I have downloaded AWN and the theme glass.tgz. Question is how do I run/apply it?

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Ubuntu :: Apply Netbook Theme To 10.04 LTS Desktop?

Jun 16, 2010

I love the theme that the Netbook remix 10.04 LTS has, but I jumped the gun installed desktop onto my laptop (not a atom based laptop). It works no problem.Is there anyway I can get Netbook remix theme loaded into 10.04 LTS desktop that is default with netbook 10.04 LTS? Searched the gnome sites for theme, background, art, etc, nothing.

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Ubuntu :: Apply Windows 7 Theme Files?

Jul 19, 2010

My wife doesn't like gnome so I said I could make the desktop look like Windows 7. I've downloaded the theme pack but I can't find any instructions on how to apply it.

I downloaded it from here:


I'm guessing it a Emerald theme, but I don't know what to do with the files.

Can someone point me in the right direction?

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OpenSUSE :: 11.2 - How To Apply Downloaded Theme For GDM

Mar 30, 2010

You can change the default theme for GDM? I downloaded one of gnome-looks but not how to apply. Using opensuse 11.2.

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OpenSUSE Install :: KDM: Cannot Apply New Theme On Kde4.4?

Feb 23, 2011

I installed suse kde 4.4 on a new machine using a cd made with suse studio.

I decided to change the login theme. I went into the login manager, downloaded, selected, and applied a new theme. Restarted. Nothing changed. I still had the same old theme pre-installed via suse studio.

I thought it could be a bug with that particular theme. So I downloaded another theme through the login manager. I selected it, and clicked apply. Restarted.... nothing changed...still the old theme.

I thoroughly searched every option in login manager, thinking that I missed a simple setting. Tried everything I could think of. Still same old theme.

So... I decided to delete the theme pre-installed via suse-studio using login manager. Went to the login screen. It changed! But it wasn't the theme I applied. It was a simple theme-less login screen.

Went back to the login manager. I can change the background pic manually, but I can't install any theme!

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Debian Multimedia :: I3 - Iceweasel Does Not Apply Gtk-theme On Login

May 1, 2015

After logging in to i3 i launch an instance of iceweasel via

Code: Select allexec --no-startup-id i3-msg 'workspace 2; exec /usr/bin/iceweasel

This instance of iceweasel only applies half of the gtk-theme, which i set via the mate-control-center.

The main problem is that the text in the right-click menu and on inactive tabs has the wrong colour (dark text on dark background)

When closing this instance of iceweasel and opening another one, the gtk-theme is correctly applied.

Installed gtk-theme-switch and set the theme there, now it works as expected

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Debian Multimedia :: Cursor Theme Not Kept

Aug 16, 2010

I run Debian squeeze 64 bits, minimal install ( I started with Xorg, kdebase and kdm using netinstall ).In KDE settings I can change the mouse cursor theme, and so I changed the default theme ( which is Oxygen Black ) into KDe Classic. But everytime I logout or restart I,m back to the default theme?

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Fedora :: Cursor Theme Isn't Consistent

Jun 28, 2011

I'm running F15 with KDE right now, and I'm using a non-default cursor theme. All KDE/Qt apps are fine, but if I use Firefox, as an example, which is a GTK app, the cursor theme returns to the default as long as it's inside the Firefox window. Back when I was using GNOME, I noticed the same thing when I had my cursor over a Qt app.

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General :: Firefox Only Not Having Same Cursor As All X11 Apps / Wm?

Mar 6, 2011

I changed my cursors. However the firefox browser is having the black one.gtk is the theme I choosed.gimp is fine, the theme.I found that kspread is not ok, it does not follows the main choosed x11 theme, all other apps does well the selection of the x11 theme that has been selected.

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Ubuntu :: How To Change Root Apps Theme

Jan 15, 2010

so normaly in order to change root qt/gtk app's theme in KDE, i have to run kdesudo system settings. I think it is possible via linking to have the root theme automaticly sync with my user theme, but i dont know which files to link.

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Ubuntu :: GTK Apps Ignoring Chosen GTK Theme?

Nov 28, 2009

Since this morning, in a normal Gnome session, all of my GTK apps, menus and icons (except, oddly for the Gnome panel) are using the same drab and boring style that they use when they're running as root. Which they're not.No one else uses this computer, and I've made no changes to any GTK-based or affecting settings, except to try to change the GTK controls, with no effect at all. So I cannot understand why this is happening.

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Ubuntu :: Personalized Inverted Theme With Cursor Whiteglass Bigger Size

Oct 24, 2010

Ubuntu 10.04 32 bit installed in laptop hp compaq 6720s, gnome desktop. Personalized inverted theme with cursor whiteglass bigger size. Everything okay in apps except in kde apps I have installed as k3b, ktorrent, when I pass pointer over their windows, the size of cursor is not the bigger but the normal one. Can I do something to fix it?. I used tips in this thread [URL] to make kde apps look like gnome ones.

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OpenSUSE :: Some Apps Use Unknown Theme?

Apr 3, 2011

Ever since openSUSE 11.4, some of applications are themed incorrectly.All my Qt apps look fine, so I figured it might have something to do with GTK. However, my GTK settings indicate that GTK apps also use the Oxygen theme.Why are these apps using this unknown theme?

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Fedora :: Make Compiz Fusion Not To Mess With Cursor Theme?

Jun 12, 2010

I have official Compiz Fusion running on my Fedora 13 64-bit. I also installed some custom cursor themes and I'm seeing some strange behaviour. When mouse is on my Desktop the custom cursor theme is replaced by the default one. When I launch Firefox, for example, and move cursor inside Firefox window, then my custom cursor is being shown. Also, if I go to resize some window the custom "resize cursor" is being shown, or if system is processing something then custom hourglass cursor is shown again.

Basically while on Desktop or Gnome panels the custom cursor is being replaced by the default Fedora cursor.
This only happens when I choose Compiz as my window manager. With metacity my custom cursor theme is behaving properly. Is it possible to make Compiz Fusion not to mess with my cursor theme? Or maybe it is a Compiz bug?

Ok, this indeed is a bug, but I'm not sure if it's a Gnome or Compiz bug. Here is a fix (a bad one for now) which might save someone time. The credit for this does not belong to me, I got it form this link. So, here it goes:

1. Install gconf-editor by running "yum -y install gconf-editor"
2. Change your windows manager to metacity temporarily
3. Change your cursor theme to the desired custom one
4. Run gconf-editor and go to "desktop->gnome->peripherals->mouse" and remember the value of "cursor theme" option this gconf-editor branch.
5. Create directory with name "default" in "/home/yourUserName/.icons/" directory.
6. Inside newly created "default" directory create file with name "index.theme" with the following content:

[Icon Theme]
Name = <anything you want>
Comment = <anything you want>
Example = <anything you want>

7. After saving the file re-enable Compiz as your window manager and logout/login to your account. The problem with this fix is that you will have to modify "index.theme" file every time you will want to change your icon theme, but it works nevertheless.

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General :: Apply Patch To Gnome On Ubuntu?

Jun 20, 2010

My system has been crashing, and I think it may have something to do with Gnome since the crashes only occur when I'm using it. I checked the log file after a crash and it reported...

Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_accel_map_unlock_path: assertion `entry != NULL && entry->lock_count > 0' failed

so I went to the Ubuntu launchpad and searched for it, and here it is. Someone has already submitted a patch and the bug status has been changed to "fix released."From reading the comments, I've learned the fix is only in Gnome 2.30, and Ubuntu 10.04 uses 2.28 (I think, maybe 2.26) (If it is possible to update to a new version of Gnome, please let me know). Luckily, someone also submitted a patch on the bug report as a temporary fix. Unfortunately, I don't know how to apply the patch. I couldn't find much information regarding it online, and the only stuff I did find applied to using Gnome's git hub.

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Ubuntu :: Awn Makes Gnome Boot Into Gnome-icon-theme

Jan 6, 2011

I have avant-window-navigator in my startup appplications. This apparently causes gnome to use the Gnome icon theme on boot, instead of the Humanity theme I selected in Preferences->Appearance. I just have to go to Preferences-Appearance again to get the Humanity theme back to work (I don't even have to change any settings, just going there is enough.) When I remove awn from my startup applications, this problem doesn't occur.

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OpenSUSE :: QTCurve Theme Doesn't Work For GTK Apps All Of A Sudden

May 13, 2010

I want to use my QTCurve theme for GTK apps. This has worked great for several months on opensuse 11.2, and suddenly it broke. I do not know what made it broke, purhaps some kind of system update...The gtk-Qtcurve engines are installed (both 32 and 64 bit). I tried linking the gtkrc file from /usr/share/themes/QtCurve/gtk-2.0 towards /etc/gtk-2.0 but that didn't help either. I can change the GTK themes to whatever theme, except to QTCurve...

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Debian Multimedia :: Theme Not Working Well - Gnome3 Apps Doesn't Support / Achieve It?

Jun 27, 2011

I have Debian Testing. My theme is Equinox Light and it was working well except for "Passwords and Encrypton keys" app (Version3.02). That doesn't bothered me. But after todays upgrade from gnome-terminal (2.3.2-1) to gnome-terminal3 Equinox theme doesn't work. My themes are installed in /usr/share/themes folder. It doesn't matter if i copy them to my home theme folder. It seems that gnome3 apps doesn't support

Reverting to previous version fixes the problem but i want to have version 3 with nice theme. Ho w can i achieve it?

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CentOS 5 :: 5.4 Software Update And Pirut \ When Go To Apply It, The System Complains About Dependency With Rhn-setup-gnome?

May 6, 2010

I am having with CentOS5.4 and Pirut?The update system is telling me I have a Pirut update, but when I go to apply it, the system complains about dependency issues with rhn-setup-gnome. I have searched high and low for the solution to this but haven't found it yet.I have found some hacks, but I am hesitant on messing with the integrity of the system just to complete the update.

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Ubuntu :: Can't Change Cursor Style In Gnome

May 30, 2011

When I go to the appearance preferences in Ubuntu 10.04 w/GNOME and try to select a cursor different from the default, nothing happens, the cursor refuses to change. Logging out and in doesn't work. Over the weeks I've played around with this machine a bit, installing and uninstalling various DEs such as Kubuntu and LXDE; I have a feeling something messed up my cursor config while I was changing stuff, but I don't know what or where. Is there any quick way to troubleshoot why the cursor isn't changing?

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Ubuntu :: Kde Apps In Gnome?

Sep 15, 2010

I use some kde applications in gnome such as k3b, basket notes, kover kreator and amarok. These pull in a large amount of dependencies and need the occasional tweak to get them running smoothly. Although I prefer the gnome desktop would I be any better installing the kde desktop and then running the applications from the gnome menu? Would there be any advantage to this rather than installing them individually into gnome?

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Ubuntu :: Gnome Theme Keeps Changing?

Apr 23, 2011

moments after I log in to my Ubuntu 10.10 32-bit desktop my theme reverts to the "classic" Ubuntu theme and icons. I can open appearance and change it back, but I have to do this every time I log on. It also changes the theme, but whenever I right click my desktop or open Nautilis, it still looks like the "classic" theme.Is this an already existing problem? is there a fix?

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Ubuntu :: Unable To Run KDE Apps Under Gnome In 10.10

Nov 1, 2010

Ever since I upgraded to 10.10, I've been having problems with running KDE apps under my Gnome desktop.Problem one: Apps start in full screen. With Amarok, I was able to set a shortcut key to un-fullscreen the program, which worked. BasKet does not have an option for setting such a keyboard shortcut, and it's pretty much just stuck in fullscreen. Since I'm running Gnome, I do not have an option for un-fullscreening it via the window list bar/right click window menu.

Second problem: My KDE apps seem to use my GTK theme/color settings, but only partially. This results in a situation where I have black text on gray background, which makes it pretty unusable unless I change the GTK theme to something more black-on-white. Before 10.10, KDE apps used to run with what I assume was some sort of a KDE theme, completely different from my GTK theme. I was OK with that, and if possible, would like to remove whatever Gnome-KDE compatibility thing that is causing this.

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Ubuntu :: KDE Apps In Gnome Look Different From What Qt Style Looks Like

Nov 28, 2010

I use a few KDE apps in gnome, and I like them to look as in KDE with elegant qt style buttons and controls,however they look like whatever but what qt applications look like.

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