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Old 05-20-2009, 04:07 PM   #1
hoosierfan24
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theme installation problem


Hey I am having a really hard time installing themes I have read all over the internet and no one seems to have the same problem as me. My problem is when I try to open up the appearence option to install a new theme the whole desktop goes grey and all my icons go away, the same thing happens when I try to go to assistive technologies, but when I restart my computer it turns on fine but no themes are installed and when I try again the same thing happens. And earlier I could not even access the appearence option I had to fix that problem first and even tho i can access apearences it doesnt work. I am using the newest version of unbuntu also. I really want to use themes but it wont work, please help
 
Old 05-20-2009, 04:14 PM   #2
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i am assuming that you are using Gnome ? and the "theme " is from Gnome look ? and it is a current one , Not one from 5 years ago ?

What theme is it can you post a link ?
 
Old 05-20-2009, 05:18 PM   #3
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all of the themes dont work it was a mac osx theme, and also when i right click the desktop the desktop settings is not an option so the only way I can acces appearance is in terminal with this command

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:gnome-panel &

and that allows me to access apearences but then apearences doesnt work

any ideas
 
Old 05-20-2009, 05:28 PM   #4
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why are you trying to install a mac osx theme on Ubuntu?
 
Old 05-20-2009, 05:30 PM   #5
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I think it looks cool and for the dock, but I would settle for any other cool looking themes
 
Old 05-20-2009, 06:49 PM   #6
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we will STILL need a link to it so we can suggest a theme

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What theme is it can you post a link ?
 
  


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