On Mon, 2012-09-10 at 14:30 -0400, Art Slurry wrote:
> On 09/10/2012 01:40 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> > You had good luck
> > I never have seen a dark seem for Linux, that was ok, for what DE ever.
> > There always were drawbacks. Sometimes GTK apps suffer even from light
> > themes, when running Xfce. IMO it's most important, that everything is
> > visible, text and scroll bars shouldn't become invisible. If the
> > combination you checked out should be ok, please share all settings.
> > Regards,
> > Ralf
> I lost track of the workflow, I changed so much. From various sites I:
> installed 'atwaita' and attempted to replace the
> /usr/share/themes/atwaita/gtk-2.0 directory with the gtk-2.0 directory
> from the theme I wanted, which didn't work.
> I found a theme that had directories for gnome-shell gtk-2.0 gtk-3.0,
> etc, called moonrise from gnome-look.org -- I got errors indicating that
> it needed the equinox engine, so
> I did sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tiheum/equinox && sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-equinox
> went to settings manager > appearance and selected Moonrise as the
> theme, began a new session
> and everything works, gedit, nautilus...and all the default xfce apps
> :~/.themes/Moonrise$ ls
> gnome-shell gtk-3.0 index.theme~ themePreview1.png
> gtk-2.0 index.theme metacity-1 unity
> for thunderbird i chose add-on TT DeepDark 2.5.1, because it looked
> nicer, with less brighter objects, lines, etc.
> In firefox, under colors, I selected 'use system settings' and unchecked
> to allow web sites to use their own.. Every now and then, a picture may
> not show up in the browser.. a minor inconvenience, i just go to the
> color settings and temporarily enable web sites to use their own colors.
> so far, i've seen no missing text or buttons, scrollbars, etc., and more
> importantly for me, no unexpected bright windows appearing (eyes
> extremely sensitive to light).
> I hope that accurately explains what I did... I was going a little sudo
> crazy there for an hour or so, and honestly have no idea why what I did
> worked... it doesn't work on any other theme that I've found so far
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