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Old 03-10-2007, 03:57 PM   #1
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help a n00b figure out how to instal a theme in KDE


Ok,I've been using windows for a long time and I'm just starting out with Linux. Because I'm so farmiliar with windows (I've used '95, '98, ME, 2000 and XP)I am finding it really hard to adjust to the new GUI. I have seen screenshots of Vista themes and I would love it if some kind, helpfull person would tell me what I need to download and waht I need to do to make Mandriva look like Vista. I know lots of people hate vista, but I HATE the XP look and I do like the Vista style. Thanks in advance for the help! (I hope....)
 
Old 03-10-2007, 04:14 PM   #2
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Check out http://kde-look.org
Pick your theme(s).
Follow the instructions to install it. (Hint: click on 'install new theme' in the 'theme manager' panel of kcontrol.)
 
Old 03-10-2007, 04:14 PM   #3
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Go to http://www.kde-look.org
and choose one theme and open up bash and unzip it with the gunzip command and then if you go into the kde settings thing and go to theme it should be there and then just click on it and it should install
it least thats how I did it on my SLAX box
Sorry if I got something incorrect
 
Old 03-10-2007, 05:42 PM   #4
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Thank you! I haven't installed Mandriva yet (It's still downloading) but I have Ubuntu installed right now. Ubuntu didn't seem to come with a theme manager. Does Mandriva have one pre-installed?
 
Old 03-10-2007, 06:05 PM   #5
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You could probably get one for ubuntu
 
Old 03-10-2007, 06:31 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Onewheelinweirdo
Thank you! I haven't installed Mandriva yet (It's still downloading) but I have Ubuntu installed right now. Ubuntu didn't seem to come with a theme manager. Does Mandriva have one pre-installed?
the theme manager is part of the KDE desktop manager (probably one in/for Gnome somewhere too) so when you choose to start your ubuntu session on boot up - choose KDE for the session - if you don't get a choice of anything other than command line and Gnome you'll have to install KDE.

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