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Candra-themes-5 11202015

The default theme to Candra OS

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GNOME 3.16 based theme.  Using gtk 3.16.  (also works in Cinnamon, Xfce4, LXDE, & Openbox)
GNOME 3.18 based version:
*Unity Desktop version:

  • Light Gtk3 theme with matching Gtk2 theme and Root theme
  • Dark Gtk3 theme with matching Gtk2 theme and Root theme
  • Gnome-shell, two themes included
  • Metacity Themes
  • Openbox Themes
  • XfDashboard Theme
  • Ubuntu-Software-Center Themes

  • Gtk-3.16
  • gnome-themes-standard-3.16
  • pixbuf-engine or the gtk(2)-engines package
  • gtk-engine-murrine

  • Step 1 create symlinks in /root.themes to the global(/usr/share/themes).  Make /root/.themes folder if it doesn't already exist:
    sudo mkdir /root/.themes
    sudo ln -s -t /root/.themes /usr/share/themes/*
  • Step 2 Rename the theme in /root/.themes to exactly the same name as the one from ~/.themes that you're currently using.
  • Method 2 Instead of placing the theme in /usr/share/themes, simply place the root theme in /root/.themes, and the themes in ~/.themes.  Then follow Step 2.
  • How to from: by HEXcube at…

UBUNTU *Unity Desktop not supported.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install candra-gs-themes

Ubuntu Software-Center
  • Backup the original folder and name it 'software-center-backup'
  • sudo cp -a /usr/share/software-center /usr/share/software-center.backup
  • Install This assumes that Candra-themes are installed to ~/.themes:
  • For Candra-Theme, do the following:
  • sudo cp ~/.themes/Candra-Theme/Software-Center/softwarecenter.css /usr/share/software-center/ui/gtk3/css/softwarecenter.css && sudo cp ~/.themes/Candra-Theme/Software-Center/stipple.png /usr/share/software-center/ui/gtk3/art/stipple.png
  • For Candra-Theme-Dark, do the following:
  • sudo cp ~/.themes/Candra-Theme-Dark/Software-Center/softwarecenter.css /usr/share/software-center/ui/gtk3/css/softwarecenter.css && sudo cp ~/.themes/Candra-Theme-Dark/Software-Center/stipple.png /usr/share/software-center/ui/gtk3/art/stipple.png
  • Start/Restart software-center
  • To Revert Changes
  • sudo rm -r /usr/share/software-center && mv /usr/share/software-center.backup /usr/share/software-center

09-26-2015 first upload.
10-6-2015   Added Metacity Themes and XfDashboard and a few other minor fixes.
10 8 -2015  Added Openbox themes  and Ubuntu-Software-Center Themes.
11-20-2015  Notifications in Gnome-Shell Default theme have been made darker and more legible.
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torito-verdejo's avatar
I'm using Debian Jessie with Openbox DE and lxappearence. I've copied all files to /usr/share/themes and it doesn't work. What do you think could be the reason?