Customizing a GTK theme can be frustrating, especially with both GTK2 and GTK3 themes lying there. And why go through all the hassle when you want to change just few things. You no more have to! I've made a GTK theme configuration tool that allows anyone to change some basic elements of a GTK theme easily (both GTK2 and GTK3) with a simple interface.
Customize selected background color
Customize Xfce panel, Gnome panel and Unity panel
Customize menu colors
This works for any theme (If doesn't work correctly with a theme, please report bug here https://github.com/satya164/gtk-theme-config/issues). You can revert all changes with
I was thinking to make a script which can ask the user for his preferred colors and automatically create a theme accordingly. Why? Some of my themes, like Minty were popular, but users wanted more colors. But it was not possible to make the theme with each and every color suggested. And it would rather be better if anyone could use his preferred color.
Then I came across an article in OMG! Ubuntu! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/05/chameleonic-ambiance-script-matches-gtk-theme-to-your-wallpaper
This gave me many ideas. Then I thought of making a Chameleon Gnome Shell theme. Then I thought, picking color from wallpaper is great. But for a co
Mint Gnome Shell Extensions and Gnome Shell Themes
Linux Mint is a very popular distro, quickly catching up-to Ubuntu. And Linux Mint 12 brings the Mint Gnome Shell Extensions, which are intended to make the transition from Gnome 2 to Gnome 3 smoother than ever.
So I have updated all of my Gnome Shell themes to work with Mint Gnome Shell Extensions. The extensions that will be styled are, Bottom Panel, Window List and Mint Menu, making them integrate nicely with other elements of the Shell. I think many will Linux Mint users will find this move useful.
But this is just my first attempt. So everything might not be perfect. This is where your feedback come into action. So what do you think?