09/01/2012 *fixed bug with gnome-panel 3 * included Dark toolbar version (by Georgi Karavasilev, improved by me) *fixed bug in unity version
07/01/2012 *gradient toolbar in gtk2 apps *fixed bug with sidebar in file chooser *fixed Chromium integration
05/01/2012 * Rebuilt Shell theme for 3.2 * Dark sidebar for nautilus * Prettier gradient for toolbar * New notebook styles * Better toolbar separators * More compact grid in shell overview * Removed ugly resize grip * Recommended font PT Sans included
10/10/2011 Openbox theme included.
03/10/2011 * Rebuilt for unico 1.0.1 * Unity support added * Support for fallback mode added * minor fixes
06/07/2011 *xfwm4 theme included
22/06/2011" *Now based on unico engine *Better buttons *Better text-entries *Better Tabs *Gnome-shell theme included (based on gnome-shell atolm by half-left)
19/05/2011: *(hopefully) fixed white text problem
06/05/2011: *fixed nautilus sidebar text colour *fixed listview active gradient *various minor fixes
26/04/2011: *corrected gradient for horizontal scrollbars *radial gradient for buttons *corrected progressbar border-radius
how to install Ubuntu users can add a ppa for easy installation sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kokoto-java/omgubuntu-stuff sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install hope-gtk-theme
*Extract it. *Copy the `Hope` and Hope-DT folders to ~/local/share/themes. * Copy the folder 'ptsans' to ~/.fonts. *Open gnome-tweak-tool. *Choose Hope or Hope-DT as ur theme, Window theme and gnome-shell theme in the appropriate sections. *Enjoy
This is a GTK3 port of Sonar used by default in openSUSE.
The theme comes with the metacity theme and the GTK2 version. License and authors are in the theme directory. Note that the metacity theme and GTK2 theme are not my work, just distributed via GPL.
Wallpaper: Terraform-green (part of the official GNOME backgrounds).
Icon Theme: Sonar(openSUSE).
Extract the version of the theme you want, i.e Sonar-3.2.zip and then exact to ~/.themes and use the GNOME Tweak Tool to switch theme and titlebar. To switch the theme manually, you will have to use the dconf-editor in GNOME 3.
Compatibility: GNOME 3.0/3.2
Update - 22nd October 2011
Added GNOME 3.2 compatible version.
Update - 25th October 2011
- Improved tabs. - Added dark border on menus. - Lighter selection. - Don't use dark Adwaita theme for image viewer.
Update - 2nd November 2011
- Fixed rubberband selection looking solid white in the filemanager. - Added DnD.lines.
Unzip and copy to ~/.themes and use the GNOME Tweak Tool to switch theme and titlebar. To switch the theme manually, you will have to use the dconf-editor in GNOME 3.
The toolbar pattern scales and doesn't repeat so it will look squashed in small windows and there is no repeat option(There will be in GTK3.2).
The theme comes with WoW GTK2 since it's the closest GTK2 theme to SLAVE. Make sure you have the right GTK2 engines installed to use it(gtk2-pixmap engine). All credits are in the "Credits" file supplied with this theme. WoW GTK2 theme by nale12 [link]
Font: Aller Sans.
Compatibility: GNOME 3.0 only, not 3.2 compatible yet..
Update 1.1 - 9th September 2011
- Smaller toolbar image and add shadow. - Fixed underlined colour. - Remove radius on the selections. - better looking progress bars. - Change URL link to Black. - Fallback mode improvements.
Update 1.2 - 15th September 2011
- Removed strange border on selections. - Improved metacity titlebar buttons. - Small misc fixes.
'Boomerang' (Version 5.0) is a Linux desktop theme available for GNOME desktop environment. It is compatible with the latest GTK 3.4 and supports Gnome Classic Fallback, Gnome Shell, Unity and XFCE. It is included with two different flavours.
It is recommended for you to use this GTK theme with the Faience Azur icon theme.
This theme is licensed under GNU General Public License version 3.
You will NEED the following packages to use this theme:
- Unico GTK3 engine - Murrine GTK2 engine 0.98.1.1 or later - Pixbuf GTK2 engine or the gtk(2)-engines package
Unico GTK3, Murrine and Pixbuf GTK2 engine installation instructions
The Unico GTK3 and Murrine GTK2 engine IS INSTALLED BY DEFAULT IN UBUNTU. So Ubuntu users JUST NEED TO INSTALL the Pixbuf GTK2 engine. To install it, open terminal and paste this command:
sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-pixbuf
Unico GTK3 engine:
You can grab the Unico GTK3 engine package from here: [link]
Search for the engines in your distribution's repository or install the engines from source.
Extract the Boomerang/Boomerang-Deux.tar.gz files to the themes directory:
"~/.themes/" or "/usr/share/themes"
Use gnome-tweak-tool a.k.a Advanced Settings to select the GTK and metacity themes.
Please read the included INSTALL file for more information.
'Shade' and 'Stick' functionality for xfwm4 are available with this theme but the buttons are invisible. Click on the specific places on the window title to use it. You may need to use your intuition and psychic ability to spot those invisible buttons. Lulz!
* Updated to work with GNOME 3.4/GTK 3.4 * New unfocused ('backdrop') state for GTK3 widgets * xfwm4 theme added
#List of changes
GTK2/GTK3: * Boomerang Deux with new 'dark colour' (#4A4A4A) which is lighter than the previous version * Bold text as the column header label * No highlight state on check and radio button * Minor visual improvements (unnoticeable) on checkradio button, scale slider and menu
GTK3: * Menu item highlight does not overlap the menu border * Active tab on Nautilus and Gedit use '@base' colour (#FFFFFF) * Border radius of Nautilus searchbar entry changed to 2.5px (squared) from 16px (rounded) * Some other minor changes and improvements such as gradient tweaks, toolbar buttons, etc
Metacity: * Refinements on unfocused windows buttons * Boomerang Deux window frame is lighter in colour which is uniform with the new 'dark colour'
13 March 2012
Metacity: * Window decoration bug fixed
v4.0 (January 2012)
GTK3: * Glossy style for button, check-button & column header * New style for inline toolbar * New style for toolbar button * Style for 'GtkPathBar' added * Slider for 'GtkScale.scale-has-marks' added * Progressbar used css code instead of image * Notebook got some minor improvements * Text prelight state removed from sidebar
GTK2: * Glossy style for button, check-button & column header * Button roundness set to '3' * Toolbar internal-padding set to '0' * Progressbar now looks more like the GTK3 progressbar
Metacity: * Glossy style for window control button * Squared corners for maximized window added
v3.0 (December 2011)
* Support for GTK3 * All new style with new colour scheme * Dark version (Boomerang Deux) included
v2.0 (January 2011)
* All new menu item highlight * Removed stepper (arrow) from the scrollbar * Improved look of metacity theme * New progress bar * Glassy tab