MurrinaSeasons

GTK2 Themes

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MurrinaSeasons contains MurrinaSpring, MurrinaSummer, MurrinaAutumn and MurrinaWinter based on MurrinaAquaIsh with Clearlooks/Ubuntulooks-Looking Roundness and matching the Seasons E16 and GTK+ theme colors by Rephorm (http://themes.effx.us/preview/e16/Winter.png) and THR4K (http://browse.deviantart.com/customization/skins/themes/enlightenment/?qh=&section=&q=THR4K).

Chrome hacks for Chromium based web browser like SRWare Iron (http://www.srware.net/en/software_srware_iron.php) included.

IMPORTANT : Latest Murrine engine (http://www.cimitan.com/murrine/engine) required (now it is 0.98.1.1) !

Also available :
- Open-Murrine-Seasons (http://opendesktop.org/content/show.php/Open-Murrine-Seasons?content=140811)
- Gnome-Colors-Seasons (http://opendesktop.org/content/show.php/Gnome-Colors-Seasons?content=140813)
- Humanities-Seasons (http://opendesktop.org/content/show.php/Humanities-Seasons?content=140814)
- KDE4-Seasons-Colors (http://opendesktop.org/content/show.php/KDE4-Seasons-Colors?content=140815)
- KDE3-Seasons-Colors (http://opendesktop.org/content/show.php?content=140816)
Last changelog:

7 years ago


1.4.5 : style "chrome-hacks" section readjusted.

1.4.3 : Some colors readjusted for Summer-Darker and Autumn-Darker, screenshots updated.

1.4.2 : Selected text and selected foreground colors readjusted for Spring-Darker.

1.4.1 : Some colors are readjusted in darker tones versions.

1.4 : Now MurrinaSeasons uses multiple theme engines (http://arstechnica.com/open-source/news/2007/08/how-to-make-a-gtk-theme-that-uses-multiple-theme-engines.ars).
Clearlooks engine with glossy style draws tabs, other widgets drawn by Murrine.

1.3.1 : Some colors are readjusted in darker tones versions.

1.3 : Many Murrine options added and tweaked, contrast and some colors are readjusted.

1.2 : Many Murrine options tweaked, screenshots updated and added in the archive.

1.1 : Another variations with same colors but darker tones added.

Initial Release.

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tombenko

5 years ago

This is a very nice and simple theme. Would you like to add an XFCE theme?

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DDZ

5 years ago

I don't know how to theme XFwM4, I use LXDE (so Openbox as WM). Sorry.

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tombenko

5 years ago

As I looked for it, theming XFWM4 is made of some xpm formatted pixmaps and a themerc file. I could try to do it, but I don't have any artistic vein, so I need the pictures and the description of how it would look.

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DDZ

5 years ago

The only thing I can do is give you the Open-Murrine-Seasons link to look at the WM themes: http://box-look.org/content/show.php/Open-Murrine-Seasons?content=140811

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azawi

8 years ago

not working on
bohi linux, seems it doesn't work on ubuntu too

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DDZ

8 years ago

Which Murrine version do you use (look at the "Important" paragraph above) ?

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azawi

8 years ago

i have version 0.90.3+git20100323-0ubuntu3 (lucid).
bodhi repos are too old.

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DDZ

8 years ago

You can update Murrine through the link in the "Important" paragraph above.

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azawi

8 years ago

no, i can't.

i am not a programmer but an ordinary user, there is no link to a .deb file, i simply dont know how to compile, i tried it several times, but it never worked.

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Triceratops

8 years ago

v1.4 still not working. Synaptic package shows that Murrine 0.98.1.1 is installed.

Sorry but I am going to give up on this theme.

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DDZ

8 years ago

I don't understand what happens to you, really !
If anyone can help us with his idea...

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Triceratops

8 years ago

Lamda-Mod
http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Lambda-Mod?content=141058

This theme also requires the same Murrina engine. I uncompress and copy it to /usr/share/themes and it works right away (It shows up in System / Preferences / Appearance).

Hope you can review it and figure out the issue in MurrinaSeasons 1.4

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DDZ

8 years ago

As I can see, Lambda-Mod is one Gnome theme but MurrinaSeasons are several GTK+ themes in one archive.
cwchien uses XFCE and MurrinaSeasons works fine so if MurrinaSeasons doesn't work in ~/.themes or /usr/share/themes with correct permisions, I think the problem come from Gnome or 64 bits platform.
I will test as soon as possible on Linux Mint Gnome 32 bits version to know more (I don't have 64 bits machine)...

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cwchien

8 years ago

Hi,

I have the same trouble with Triceratops.
When I apply 1.3 or 1.4, the theme doesn't rendered so that it looks like plain gtk UI.

Screenshot:
http://img810.imageshack.us/i/summeru.png/

But 1.2 works fine.

FYI,
OS: Debian Squeeze
gtk2-engines: 2.20.1-1
murrine-engines: 0.90.3-2

Thanks.

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cwchien

8 years ago

P.S
Dark version 1.3, 1.4 don't work, neither.

BTW,
Desktop: XFCE

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cwchien

8 years ago

Finally, I figured out.

I cloned the git murrine source and manually compile / install it.

Then restart the X window, it works!

Screenshot:
http://img33.imageshack.us/i/summernew.png/

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DDZ

8 years ago

I understand now (I think). I missed one important thing : latest Murrine engine (http://www.cimitan.com/murrine/engine) is required (now it is 0.98.1.1 version) !

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Triceratops

8 years ago

Hi,

What is the application that you use to preview and install the theme as shown in the screenshot?

I find these colors of this theme too vivid and they stand out too much, causing distraction on a long run. Can you make another variation with same colors but darker tones?

Thanks

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DDZ

8 years ago

Another variations with same colors but darker tones added.

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Triceratops

8 years ago

Oh may it the dark version is included in the download but you didn't update the screenshot?

I tried to install but how?
Drop the *.bz2 file in the Appearance windows got an error (not a theme). Unzip and copy to /usr/share/themes doesn't work either. The them doesn't show in Appearance.

Is it compatible with Gnome? Sorry for the silly question but can you give some basic instructions to install?

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DDZ

8 years ago

Darker varations are included in the archive.
Is your problem due to permissions ?

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DDZ

8 years ago

I forgot : I don't use Gnome but LXDE.
Unzip the archive and copy the themes folders (darker variations are in "Darker" subfolder) to ~/.themes or /usr/share/themes but in this case, you must set permissions through a root access.

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Triceratops

8 years ago

Forgot to mention, I use LinuxMint 10 x64, Gnome. And it is not a permission issue. I use root permission to copy the files in /usr/share/themes

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DDZ

8 years ago

I tested in my home PC deleting the themes and reinstalling them from the archive in /usr/share/themes -> works fine.
I don't understand what's happening to you !

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Triceratops

8 years ago

I unzip and copied in each of the locations (like other GTK themes) but your theme doesn't show up in the Appearance window.

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7 years ago


1.4.5 : style "chrome-hacks" section readjusted.

1.4.3 : Some colors readjusted for Summer-Darker and Autumn-Darker, screenshots updated.

1.4.2 : Selected text and selected foreground colors readjusted for Spring-Darker.

1.4.1 : Some colors are readjusted in darker tones versions.

1.4 : Now MurrinaSeasons uses multiple theme engines (http://arstechnica.com/open-source/news/2007/08/how-to-make-a-gtk-theme-that-uses-multiple-theme-engines.ars).
Clearlooks engine with glossy style draws tabs, other widgets drawn by Murrine.

1.3.1 : Some colors are readjusted in darker tones versions.

1.3 : Many Murrine options added and tweaked, contrast and some colors are readjusted.

1.2 : Many Murrine options tweaked, screenshots updated and added in the archive.

1.1 : Another variations with same colors but darker tones added.

Initial Release.

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