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Old 08-30-2006, 06:11 AM   #1
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How to change firefox button style?

I mean, the form elements in a web page.
Every time I open google, I sigh about the ugly buttons and text input.
I found that the Gnome theme doesn't affect web page looks.
Can anyone tell me how to adapt firefox with gnome look.
BTW, I'm using Dapper.

Old 08-30-2006, 06:26 PM   #2
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With FireFox up and running, click on Tools -> Themes. Select from available themes, or click on 'Get more themes' at the bottom right of the Themes screen.
Old 08-30-2006, 10:11 PM   #3
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I know that, but the themes doesn't change the look in pages. At least the themes I've tried.
Maybe you misunderstand me. I don't mean the toolbar buttons, I mean the buttons WITHIN the pages you browse, like "I'm Feeling Lucky" in Google Home, and dropdown menus and text input boxes, etc.

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Old 08-30-2006, 10:23 PM   #4
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not sure what your distro has to offer, but for me anyway, I go to configure desktop/lookNfeel. There in looknFeel, i go down to style, this will change the look of scroll bar, the top menu strip (where you'd see the firefox icon on the left, decription of site you're in, and the min, restore/max, and close icons on the right). it will change a bit.
hope that's what you're after and it works.
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Can't be too definite.
See this picture, I mean how to change styles in black cycles, not in the blues.
Old 08-31-2006, 12:21 AM   #6
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GTK themes change the look of some progs that use gtk like firefox. Download some themes and the gtk engine and make a .gtkrc-2.0 in your home folder. Mine is:

gtk-font-name = "Verdana 10"
include "/home/dave/.themes/BlackmarbleMatrix/gtk-2.0/gtkrc"
This one makes the buttons black with green text, but there are many to choose from.
Old 08-31-2006, 12:57 PM   #7
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Fail again. I do these:
echo "gtk-font-name = \"Tahoma 10\"" > ~/.gtkrc-2.0
echo "include \"~/.themes/Clearlooks-DarkOrange/gtk-2.0/gtkrc\"" >> ~/.gtkrc-2.0
and I restart Firefox, even restart X, no miracle happens.

Did I mistake something?


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