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Old 05-30-2010, 12:13 PM   #1
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gtk-window-decorator question


I'm using Compiz with gtk-window-decorator.

Is there a way to change gtk-window-decorator's theme?

And I don't use GNOME. I just use gtk-window-decorator because I like it better than Emerald.
 
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Old 05-31-2010, 11:42 AM   #2
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Old 05-31-2010, 11:44 AM   #3
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You don't understand.

The problem is NOT that it don't know where to get themes.

The problem is how do I use them?

Remember, I don't have GNOME, that means no Settings->Appearance.

(Actually, I do have GNOME installed, I just don't use it. The problem is that when I launch its appearance settings thing, it ruins my GTK+ theme (ClearlooksClassic) and icons (Tango), and I have to restart X. Why is that?)

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Old 05-31-2010, 11:25 PM   #4
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odd question ?? I do not know .

can you be a bit more specific as to what is giving you problems
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The problem is how do I use them?
how are you trying to ?

have you asked over at the Arch site?
http://bbs.archlinux.org/
 
Old 06-01-2010, 07:01 AM   #5
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odd question ?? I do not know .

can you be a bit more specific as to what is giving you problems

how are you trying to ?

have you asked over at the Arch site?
http://bbs.archlinux.org/
How do I change the theme?
 
Old 06-01-2010, 08:34 AM   #6
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I figured it out:

Code:
gtk-window-decorator --metacity-theme theme-name --replace
 
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Old 12-30-2011, 02:45 PM   #7
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I figured it out:

Code:
gtk-window-decorator --metacity-theme theme-name --replace
Perfect! This was the answer I needed.
Also keep in mind to put quotes around the theme-name if the name in question has spaces in it.
Example:

Code:
gtk-window-decorator --metacity-theme "Cobra OSX" --replace
Themes themselves can be placed in the .themes folder
In my case the theme in question was stored under /home/sysghost/.themes/Cobra OSX
 
  


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