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GAIA Sprout

2 emerald themes. (And 1 very simple GTK theme just made to match the colors on the 1st emerald theme. If you choose the 2nd emerald theme you can use any theme you want.)

See the installation instructions here - [link]

This was partly inspired by this design: [link]

Desktop screenshot: [link]

I never got around to submit it to the official release, so it's more of a spin-off. :p

Also, back from my slumber without the interwebs...

Any questions or problems with my themes? - Read my FAQ first!
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Given 2011-02-14
GAIA Sprout by ~lassekongo83 If you are looking for the elegant theme in GAIA style, the "GAIA Sprout" is right for you! ( Suggested by kAtz93 and Featured by Alexander-GG )
LongbowmanV Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
This was one of the best emerald themes. So nostalgic
Lestatconstantine Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
Es compatible con Ubuntu el tema ? Como lo podrķa aplicar?
Sasosito Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'll give it a try :D
sfiktu Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012
LaKkosta Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012
great work =]
anggaFSP Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
i want that icon,,i search but found for windows..
give me link linux icon
GuiDoctor Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2011
so unbelievably nice and clean!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Rasa13 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2011
Do you think I can use this under gnome shell/GTK3?
Rasa13 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2011
I would love to use this in gnome shell.

Can we get the wallpaper?
jeslinmx Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011
It's not actually possible to use either the Emerald or gtk theme under gnome-shell, since Emerald (the provider of the window border) requires Compiz which cannot be used with gnome-shell's Mutter. And the gtk2 theme can't be used unless it's ported. Sadly.
GaryJackson Featured By Owner May 24, 2011
Using this now. :)
Stradivarius Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011
Does this theme has Close buttons? Scrollbar? OK/Yes/No buttons? Progression bars? If not, although it might look nice it's is highly UNusable.
lassekongo83 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011
Has all. ;) But the maximize and minimize buttons are hidden unless the mouse hovers over them.
Ycdref Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011
Where is the background picture ?
petux7 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011
I like very much
Rasa13 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011
beautiful, well done!
deusdies Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011
Nvm answered my own question, I installed gnome-color-chooser
deusdies Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011
I love this theme, absolutely love it. Is it possible however to make the fonts a bit darker (i.e. change the font color) in for example menu bar, buttons, etc (everywhere)?
atreiju Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011
Wonderful theme!

Would you mind, sharing your Icon-Theme?
If not, can you tell me where to find them, please?
Rasa13 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011
search "Gaia icon theme"
millenniumbugstudios Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2011  Professional General Artist
owh man...really awesome work , having being using your Vses since 2 years back...this is really nice man. Congrats on the DD.!:)
danioc Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
This is one of the best themes I've seen in a log time, thanks for sharing it.
TEDDYnoTEARS Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011  Student General Artist
Magnificent, I will definitely apply this the next time I use Linux.
Pulicoti Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2011
Nice design, and truly it makes a pleasant difference on a modern desktop, well done!
F8Fabe Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
can anyone port this to a windows7 theme ? pleease?
nathaniell Featured By Owner May 28, 2011
yes pleease?
teckdq Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011
its great dude
mozhgan Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
love it...amazing works :clap:
allophonometrician Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2011
Neat. I appreciate an aesthetic touch to utility.
WH1T3-N0153 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2011
Sexy. :)
andysunstory Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2011  Professional Photographer
half-left Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
kAtz93 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
congrats on the DD
it's really well deserved :clap:

congomonster Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2010
please share the wall :)
xSoma Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey, awesome theme, but I've got some problems installing this.
I previously had some other theme installed (also with Emerald) that worked fine, so I hope that's not the problem.
So when I apply the theme, it looks like this [link]
Any ideas what the problem could be and how to fix it? :)
Thanks in advance.
theRealPadster Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2010  Hobbyist Interface Designer
jazz-air-312 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2010
I'm using this theme and it's AMAZING! I only have one problem, with the scrollbar that only shows correctly in administrator windows (like nautilus opened as root or synaptic). I opened a thread with my problem here: [link] (attached a screenshot so you cans see what i am talking about :) ) if anyone knows a solution please help :D
Mito94 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010
emecoelho Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2010
Are you crazy?
Do not submit this masterpiece in the project's official Gaia 10?
This is by far one of the best themes we can find for Linux!
For many years I have used your themes, from Windows XP to Linux and so far you are the best designer of skins I could find!
Keep the great work and Thank you!
PSB-Grafix Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2010   Traditional Artist
awesome linux theme :thumbsup:
tinkudadra Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2010  Professional Photographer
when i open emerald theme manager,after clicking on any theme it automatically closes
tinkudadra Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2010  Professional Photographer
how to install this
Cisoun Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi! Extract the 7zip and put the GAIA Sprout folder (which was included in the 7zip) in /home/<you>/.themes or /usr/share/themes (if you want to make it available for all users).

Or just read this for more details: [link]
ptzero Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2010
So the best part of Gaia10 is not even officially in Gaia10... interesting!
Notmiown Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2010
I really love the GTK theme in this package, I have found a bug though. It makes Inkscape really slow. Any ideas for a fix. I would like to continue using this wonderful theme.
tinkudadra Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2010  Professional Photographer
which is more customisable windows or linux ?
0rAX0 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
From a Windows/Linux user point of view and without the advertisement crap: Windows(and MacOS) is not Customizable, all you can do is change the wallpaper and the color scheme, but people patch certain files so you can do more , after that everything relies on patching and replacing system files which is dangerous, time consuming and very user unfriendly. Or by using 3rd party software.

On the other hand, Linux has everything open, it means, all you have to do to use the theme is install and use the theme, all you have to do to change an icon is to replace it(or modify it if it's in SVG format), and what you can do with the themes is unlimited(take this work as an example).

So, Linux is more customizable.
tinkudadra Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2010  Professional Photographer
linux has very less users & not a user friendly
to install a software ,i need to go for packages,etc
windows has very easy install & uninstall feature
OK u r right,linux works very fast !!
& customizable
Cisoun Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Depends with distro you use.
If you take a look a Ubuntu's, it's very simple!

On the other hand, ArchLinux for exemple, has only a text-based package manager but it's the quickest I know!
All you have to do is to type "sudo pacman -S <package>" and it works!
After that, you can do aliases on commands so you can type "install <package>" instead of "sudo pacman -S <package>" in the terminal for exemple.

Don't forget that in Windows, the programs are installed everywhere and it becomes a mess after some weeks. In Linux, all the files are organized automatically (or almost...).
0rAX0 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
when you use the package manager you'll see the difference ;)
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