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Old 08-05-2010, 02:52 PM   #1
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How to enable gtk themes when Ubuntu started in xterm mode?


So i booted up my Ubuntu 10.04 and at the login promt I changed from GNOME to xterm session. Then i logged in and opened my programs and it didn't have the gtk theme enabled that i have when I start my ubuntu in GNOME session mode. How do i enable gtk themes there so everything looks pretty again? I like starting from xterm because it's very fast..

here, i'll show you what i mean..

This is how it looks, notice the ugly buttons and everything... the gtk theme is not loaded and i don't know how to enable it..

http://i36.tinypic.com/1juvcl.png

And here i will show you how it should look and how it normally looks with the gtk theme loaded up... basically i would like it to look like this even when i start it from xterm..

http://i34.tinypic.com/xcnb42.png

Really, I would like to know how i can enable gtk themes when I run my computer in xterm session mode. Is there another application that i have to run? I don't want to run the full GNOME environment, i really don't.

Thanks!
 
Old 08-05-2010, 04:25 PM   #2
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Install the gtk-chtheme utility.
Look at http://plasmasturm.org/programs/gtk-chtheme/ for infos about it.
I think there should exist a Ubuntu 10.04 package already in their repos.
So you will not need to build it yourself.
 
Old 08-05-2010, 05:00 PM   #3
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is there a way to do it without an additional program? Is there a way to do it with a shell script?
 
Old 08-06-2010, 03:54 AM   #4
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Can i do it with a command line? And why is there no theme anyway?
 
  


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