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Old 05-13-2016, 11:12 AM   #1
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Can't use os x el capitan theme...

howdy folks

as title says can't use OS X el capitan theme ...

/usr/share/themes/OS X El Capitan/cinnamon
/usr/share/themes/OS X El Capitan/gnome-shell
/usr/share/themes/OS X El Capitan/gtk-2.0
/usr/share/themes/OS X El Capitan/gtk-3.0
/usr/share/themes/OS X El Capitan/metacity-1
/usr/share/themes/OS X El Capitan/unity
/usr/share/themes/OS X El Capitan/CREDITS
/usr/share/themes/OS X El Capitan/index.theme
/usr/share/themes/OS X El Capitan/
/usr/share/themes/OS X El Capitan/Wallpaper.jpg

OS X mimics the flat and bright look of OS X 10.11 El Capitan

More info on

### Manual installation

Extract the zip file to the themes directory i.e. `/usr/share/themes/`

To set the theme in Gnome, run the following commands in Terminal,

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme "OS\ X\ El\ Capitan"
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences theme "OS\ X\ El\ Capitan"

To set the theme in Xfce, run the following commands in Terminal,

xfconf-query -c xsettings -p /Net/ThemeName -s "OS\ X\ El\ Capitan"
xfconf-query -c xfwm4 -p /general/theme -s "OS\ X\ El\ Capitan"

### Requirements

GTK+ 3.6 or above

Murrine and Pixmap theme engines

### Code and license

Report bugs or contribute at

License: GPL-3.0+
usin Debian+mate

tia !
Old 05-13-2016, 11:29 AM   #2
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Did you run the terminal commands?
What do the folks at say?

Debian+mate = I haz a toaster.
How about not making me beat the info out of you?

What version of Debian (jessie, wheezy) stable, or testing?
Did you check for Requirements?

Why doesn't "I can't use OS X el capitan theme" mean anything?


Last edited by Habitual; 05-13-2016 at 12:11 PM.
Old 05-13-2016, 12:20 PM   #3
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I tried this theme and it gave me some problems (at least I think it did). I posted about it here: --> see post #3.

I run XFCE and I used the command and installed what it recommended, and while there were some minor changes, I never got the full effect of the theme correct. Plus I noticed it (or something I did) messed up the look of Firefox. I recovered that eventually, and got rid of the theme.

The problem I had may be more with myself than with the theme, as I never seem to be able to get themes to look like the screenshots that accompany them suggest they're supposed to look like. But regardless, I recommend not wasting time with that theme (or any theme, for that matter).

Last edited by mark_alfred; 05-13-2016 at 12:25 PM.
Old 05-14-2016, 11:11 AM   #4
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yup ... i call the new scam from the open source this SEUDOprograms !

btw: thx 4 the advice mark



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