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Old 12-01-2004, 09:50 PM   #1
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icewm help

Hey guys!..I'm using Debian Linux in my computer labs..and i really don't like the themes that they i decided to install my own one..i tried to ..i created an ~/.icewm/theme directory..and i loaded it up..the problem is that it only loads the taskbar and the window style to be like the theme i downloaded..the menus and the background are still the one that was originally set by the you guys know how i can overwrite it for my specific account only?..well obviously i don't have access to root so i can't change anything to root..there are also no icons or stuff..and i can't customize anything by right do i go about creating icons and adding widgets to the desktop?'s been a great pleasure learning about Linux..
Old 12-02-2004, 12:06 AM   #2
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Sounds like you went though the right process to me...Keep in mind, though, not not all themes come with extras like backgrounds, so it's possible that the theme you've selected just isn't very complete. Do you get this problem with a variety of themes?
Old 12-02-2004, 06:27 AM   #3
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well i get it with all the themes...and in the screenshots they did have a background and stuff..i'm thinking that the admin's overall background is overriding my only the taskbar reflects the new theme..


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