Changing colors of themes
phhs80 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 29 23:27:52 CET 2006
On 12/29/06, JoeHill <joehill at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> > > I've done that with a couple of the Murrina themes, love the fact I can
> > > overcome my colour-blindness by using hex values ;-)
> > Thanks, Joe. The configuration file is in
> > /usr/share/themes/Clearlooks-Olive/gtk-2.0/gtkrc
> > Where should I place a copy of it in my home directory?
> 1st make sure you've got a dir in your home called '.themes'. If it is not
> there, 'cd && mkdir .themes'.
> Whatcha want to do is, *copy* it to your ~/.themes directory, but under a
> different name (your 'version'), so:
> cp -r /usr/share/themes/Clearlooks-Olive/ ~/.themes/Clearlooks-<whatever>/
> ...then you can open the .gtkrc file in gedit or whatever. You'll see one
> colour that predominates, like so:
> bg[SELECTED] = <some hex colour value>
> ...if you look through the .gtkrc, you'll see that this is the colour used for
> various elements, scrollbars, highlights, etc. If you do a search and replace
> with your own custom colour, you will see the change when you reload the theme.
> The Murrina themes make it really easy to do this, which is how I figured it
Thanks again, JoeHill. That's it!
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