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Old 09-16-2007, 11:25 AM   #1
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Xubuntu themes problem


I've been trying to install some eye-candy on my xubuntu xfce.
The gtk-2.0 themes i install works just fine but when i download xfwm4 themes they don't show up in "Settings Manager".
I untar the files in /usr/share/themes. I've read somewhere that i could do this ~/.themes but i have no such directory.
So my question would be, how do i get the xfwm4 themes up and running?

And one more question, does anybody know of a cool lightweight cpu/network monitoring bar?
 
Old 09-16-2007, 01:51 PM   #2
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Please, help?
 
Old 09-16-2007, 01:57 PM   #3
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I've been trying to install some eye-candy on my xubuntu xfce.
The gtk-2.0 themes i install works just fine but when i download xfwm4 themes they don't show up in "Settings Manager".
I untar the files in /usr/share/themes. I've read somewhere that i could do this ~/.themes but i have no such directory.
So my question would be, how do i get the xfwm4 themes up and running?

And one more question, does anybody know of a cool lightweight cpu/network monitoring bar?
Did you try creating a ~/.themes directory and untarring the files there?

monitoring bar recommendation - GKrellM.
 
Old 09-16-2007, 02:10 PM   #4
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Tried it just now, it does not make any difference in the "Settings Manager".

There are alot of themes in the /usr/share/themes directory that does not show in "Settings Manager"

only gtk-2.0
 
Old 09-17-2007, 03:15 AM   #5
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The default path that the xfwm4-themes packages uses is /usr/share/themes/<theme name>/xfwm/. When you're untarring the theme packages, are they including the subdirectory xfwm4 (basically what I'm asking is are you using the -xsf switch when untarring, and is the archive creating the proper subdirectories)?

If this is the case I'm at a loss
 
Old 09-17-2007, 10:38 AM   #6
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Yes, everyting seems to be as it should be!
 
  


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