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Old 09-11-2003, 05:35 AM   #1
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more questions on gnome and kde


i use both gnome 2.2 and kde 3.1

i wanted to know why when i install themes (as the manual tells me to do it) they do not show up in the theme selection window. i have tryed reinstalling them but they just do not work can any body give me a step by step guid as to how to do this for both (or just gnome for now) i have tried to look for info on the web and read the manuals for both but there is nothing about this particular "problem" (it is realy hard to get specific info). any help with both gui's would be great.

what i want to do:

well i want to fully customize both gui's for example transparent windows different window "frames" (i guessed that is what they are called) true transparent kmenu bar (including the clip board and clock as well as the vdesktop bar) at the moment i have both mildly moded but no where near what others have done.

please help others might benifit from this info too
Old 09-12-2003, 12:49 AM   #2
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under gnome you open up the theme interface
and you click on install new theme
and then you do one of two things

either point the installer at the STILL compressed file (still in .tar.gz format)

drag and drop said file over installer window

can't help with transparency i'm afriad
Old 09-12-2003, 07:39 AM   #3
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KDE has a control center which lets you choose various settings, among them window transparency. I can't check it right now, but it's somewhere in the look&feel settings.

If you haven't done so already you might want to check out karamba which adds more eye candy to KDE.



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