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Old 04-19-2005, 10:53 PM   #1
Rxveil
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Installing themes


I have tried installing themes for Gnome and Kde, I've download them from Gnome-look.org and kde-look.org but I am not able to install neither one of them could anyone give me some simple steps on how to intall themes and some of the applications in these websites.
 
Old 04-19-2005, 11:10 PM   #2
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The description of how to install them is right there :\. I've just looked into my favorite:

http://www.gnome-look.org/content/sh...?content=13548

The MacOSX skin for gnome. And the install instructions is right there:

Description:
--------------------

Installation guide :


[Part 1] GTK2 Theme

Step 1 : If you have got the old version before, then delete the old version.

rm -Rf ~/.themes/MacOS-X

if not, skip this step.


Step 2 : Unpack the downloaded file.

tar zxf 13548-Gnome_MacOS-X_Aqua_Theme_20040730.tar.gz


Step 3 : Move the entire folder named "MacOS-X" into ~/.themes

mv MacOS-X ~/.themes



[Part 2] Icon Theme

Step 1 : If you have got the old version before, then delete the old version.

rm -Rf ~/.icons/MacOS-X

if not, skip this step.


Step 2 : Unpack the downloaded file.

tar zxf Gnome_MacOS-X_Icon_Theme_20040730.tar.gz


Step 3 : Move the entire folder named "MacOS-X" into ~/.icons

mv MacOS-X ~/.icons


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Finally, switch to this theme and enjoy it. ^_^
 
Old 04-20-2005, 02:01 AM   #3
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If you want to install gnome themes globally then extract them, then copy to /usr/share/themes. for an individual user, extract and copy to ~/.themes. Some gnome themes e.g. clearlooks may need to be installed as follows
Code:
$./configure --prefix=/usr
$make
#make install
For KDE themes, you have to do
Code:
$./configure --prefix=`kde-config --prefix`
$make
#make install
Always read the README or installation instructions to make sure that you are installing the package the right way.
 
Old 05-10-2005, 05:45 AM   #4
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I extracted the files to the urs/share/themes dir, but I am unable to select it in the theme selector of Gnome? How do I switch??
 
  


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