[XFCE] How install Window Border themes ?

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Wed Aug 25 02:43:55 CEST 2004

from you last comment, it appears you're trying to use window decorations
from the metacity window manager.  these won't work with xfwm4 (xfce's window

On 08/25/04 02:35, alex wrote:
> I would like to install a window Border theme from this Gnome website
> http://art.gnome.org/themes/metacity/666/
> So I extract the tar file
> http://art.gnome.org/download/themes/metacity/666/MCity-Litoral.tar.gz
> to this directory : /usr/share/xfwm4/themes/
> But unfortunately,  I can't see my folder in
> panel => setting => Window Manager.
> When I rename a  sub directory in /usr/share/xfwm4/themes/, I could see, 
> in the Windows Manger, that the sub directory has been renamed.  So I 
> thinks it is the good directory /usr/share/xfwm4/themes/ for the 
> WindowsBorder Themes.
> But why when I put the file metacity-theme-1.xml in the directory 
> /usr/share/xfwm4/themes/metacity, it doesn't work ? I can't see metacity 
> in the Window manager.
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