Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 12-03-2004, 05:53 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Dec 2004
Distribution: Mandrake 9.0 Dolphin Release 2.4.19-16mdk
Posts: 24

Rep: Reputation: 15
custom themes

where do you edit or greate a new window decoration for custom themes in kde, file names and directories are always nice to know also thanks.

Last edited by lukeleia3; 12-03-2004 at 05:57 AM.
Old 12-03-2004, 06:24 AM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Glasgow
Distribution: Fedora / Solaris
Posts: 3,109

Rep: Reputation: 97

It depends on your distribution, but on RedHat/Fedora, the window decoration themes are held in /usr/lib/kde3/

The window decorations are actually compiled code (.so and .la files), so they can't be edited directly.

For instructions on creating new window decorations, have a look here:

Old 12-03-2004, 06:27 AM   #3
LQ Newbie
Registered: Dec 2004
Distribution: Mandrake 9.0 Dolphin Release 2.4.19-16mdk
Posts: 24

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Thumbs up

there it is the answer to one of my questions much abliged.
Old 12-03-2004, 09:16 AM   #4
LQ Guru
Registered: Jan 2001
Posts: 24,149

Rep: Reputation: 269Reputation: 269Reputation: 269
A quick look or search on google would have brought up this site as well:

Which has tons of information about KDE themes, looks, etc.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Any tool to convert Fluxbox themes to WindowMaker themes ?? skouket Linux - Software 1 06-24-2005 07:42 AM
mouse themes & icon themes in GNOME mlu Linux - Software 3 03-23-2005 12:55 AM
custom geforce video card--custom module? bandofmercy Linux - Hardware 3 10-14-2004 06:52 PM
Bootsplash Themes(need a list of websites to download themes from) ganja_guru Linux - General 1 09-26-2004 11:28 AM
custom gnome themes? chiatello Linux - Software 3 07-11-2003 11:34 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:44 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration