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Old 02-20-2004, 01:33 PM   #1
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How do you install linux themes?

HI all. I have downloaded so linux themes in tar form and cant not seem to get them installed. Does anyone know how to do this?

Old 02-20-2004, 01:35 PM   #2
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depends what themes they are ?
what are they for ?
gtk 1.2 themes ?
gtk 2.0 themes ?
sawfish themes ?
nautilus themes ?

you have to tell us this stuff
Old 02-21-2004, 11:48 AM   #3
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LoL, sorry.. Being a very linux Newbie here, it says they are for KDE.

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Old 02-23-2004, 12:23 PM   #4
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go to your kde control panel. and under themes/styles, you can click INSTALL NEW THEME. select the tar file and it should work.


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