DarkCold

GTK3 Themes dark gtk2 gtk3

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): https://github.com/originalseed/darkcold

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Description:

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New 05 Jul 2018
Support for gtk 3.20/3.22
(Download from github)



(16 Jan 2015):
GTK 3.14 adjustments

FIX:
- comboboxes
- tabs
- side-toolbars
- buttons
- spinner added,

Known issues:
OpenOffice / LibreOffice - Calc doesn't show cell background color

Solution:
Tools > Options > LibreOffice > Accessibility > Automatically detect high-contrast [off]

compatible with libgtk-3-0 version = 3.14

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NOTE: If Metacity (borders around the window) will not load in Cinnamon try the instructions from this link
http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=86813

or download Muffin themes provided with Metacity themes
http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/DarkCold+-+3xMetacity?content=148659

Cinnamon Theme:
http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=148562

EMERALD:
http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=143234

XFWM Theme (xfce):
http://xfce-look.org/content/show.php/DarkCold?content=148515

Additional Metacity/Muffin:
http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/DarkCold+-+3xMetacity?content=148659

MDM Theme
http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/DarkCold+MDM?content=152101
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Install, unzip:

1. Copy DarkCold4 dir to /usr/share/themes

2. Appearence ->Select any theme, Customize...->Controls Tab, select DarkCold4 (gnome2/mate)

3. Window Border Tab, select DarkCold4
(gnome2/mate)

4. Add Panel background from
/usr/share/themes/DarkCold4/gtk-2.0/Panel/
- panel-bg.png for bottom panel
- panel-bg-top.png for top panel
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Screenshot 2: with emerald theme
Last changelog:

2018-07-05 1 year ago

DarkCold support for gtk 3.20 and 3.22

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Chewi

6 years ago

Love this theme, use it at home and at work with XFCE. Only problem is since upgrading to Fedora 19, some menus display all the items in the hover state. I've so far noticed this in the NetworkManager applet and Emacs. The GTK+ versions are 2.24.19 and 3.8.2.

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originalseed

6 years ago

Thanks for the feedback, I will address the issues on gtk 3.8. Im using debian so im a "little" behind with latest versions og gtk :)

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Chewi

6 years ago

It works now, thank you! :)

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quantumstate

7 years ago

Finally, I can run xfce -and- Evolution (gtk3) with a consistent and beautiful theme.

Thank you.

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DarkAngelv1

7 years ago

i have just installed gtk3-3.6-1 and the theme is not displaying corectly could you upgrade the theme pls

Thank in advance!!

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Anonycat

7 years ago

How would I go about converting the XFWM theme into one for Openbox?

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danhuu

7 years ago

Dear originalseed, IMO your widget design is the best! A special thanks for xfwm4 theme. But so blackish themes are not convenient for me and I want to make one on the base of your in colors like http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/devART+Autumn+09+edition?content=114712. So need some help: it's not a problem to change color in gtkrc but recolorize graphics...
What program are you use creating widgets? GIMP? Inkscape? Maybe you can send me some sources (.xcf or smth else) of widgets from DarkCold and some instructions (or links to appropriate lessons/tutorials). Of course, if I post the result here all references, acknoledgements and admirations ;-) will be at place.

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originalseed

7 years ago

Hi mate,

I use photoshop for graphic. Unfortunately i dont have a PSD file. You can take the graphic transform to gray, create a new layer on top of the gray one, add some color and set that layer to overlay/linear dodge/linear color or what ever you think is best. Or just change the graphics.

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scorici

7 years ago

Hi there, I like this theme very much and I use it on my arch system, it's the best I know so far. But wold I ask to much if you would make a lighter variation like IceCold or some other name, with white-light-blue backgroud instead of black-blue one? I saw you made DarkMint variation and it's great, I dual boot Mint with Arch. I hope I'm not asking too much.
Thanks for this amazing theme and your effort and time put in it.

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originalseed

7 years ago

Hey mate,

Thanks for the kind words.

As of the light theme, I had in mind something like that, but I dont like light theme so I gave up in the start. These 2 I use at work and at home and thats the only reason I update them. To be honest I would gladly make light version but I just dont have time... but things can change.

Cheers

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jmoney4769

7 years ago

I download the file and I get the darkmint theme. I don't want that though, I want the darkcold theme. Where can I find the download for that one?????

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originalseed

7 years ago

Hm, I just checked the content of the .zip file, checked the graphics and css, its DarkCold theme in there.

Download again, you should have DarkCold4 dir in that zip.

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666threesixes666

7 years ago

i know theres a way the style that can make the document backgrounds black in libreoffice, plz fix that to be so.

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BurritoBazooka

7 years ago

I can confirm that this theme works now in Mint 13 as it did for me in Mint 12.
Thanks again for the work :D

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MWetzel65

7 years ago

I LOVE IT! Been using your DarkCold Themes in GTK2, Thought I was SOL when Mint went completely over to GTK3. Obviously not. Now, if I could only figure out how to "fix" the window frames in cinnamon to match what they look like in Gnome, since gnome-shell doesn't seem to support your panels (yet?). Thanks for your dedication.

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originalseed

7 years ago

Did you try suggestions from Mint Forum?
http://forum.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=208&t=90855

and

http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=86813

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MWetzel65

7 years ago

Hey! Thanks! That worked Awesomely!

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z06gal

7 years ago

A red one like this would be awesome too :D

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Karmicbastler

7 years ago

hi originalseed,

I just like your theme. But one question: could you also please make a gtk3-version from it for Gnome3?? I can't use gtk2-themes in Gnome3.

So could you please update this nice theme to gtk3 please??

Thanks from
Karmicbastler

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originalseed

7 years ago

There is a GTK3 theme in there. I tested it with Mint GNOME3, theme loaded fine.

What distro do you use?

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cristofear

7 years ago

Muchas gracias, buenisimo el tema!

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z06gal

7 years ago

Thank you for this theme. I have been using your cinnamon theme and love having the same theme throughout. Very nice!

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IamJustUs

7 years ago

Looks beautiful, using Arch with Icewm & gtk2.
(No more Gnome Here) so I have no gtk3

Suggest...

}
image
{
function = FOCUS
recolorable = TRUE
file = "Others/null.png"
border = { 0, 0, 0, 0 }
stretch = TRUE
}

Added in to gtkrc in styles
to remove those focus rings from buttons,tabs
I do not like to see your fine art messed up with
stupid focus dots.

I am not sure if you can set globally, I set it for each style separately for example...
style "notebook" and style "buttons" at the end
of each style.

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originalseed

7 years ago

Glad you like it!

Hmm, "focus dots", you may have a point there.
I did not noticed that but now that you mentioned...

Yeah, I think Ill remove that in future upgrade

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konection

7 years ago

good afternoon, I am new to linux and I have a question, as I can install this theme to linux mint 12 smooth?, thanks

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2018-07-05 1 year ago

DarkCold support for gtk 3.20 and 3.22

4 years ago

Theme:
new look of Buttons, progress bar

Metacity:
Darker, much darker!,
Active and Inactive titlebar added,
All buttons modified


3.0 (screenshot 2)
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- Handles changed
- Lines changed
- Graphics for Panel bottom and top added.

Oct 8, 2011 - KDE applications (fix) DarkCold-kdeglobals.zip
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Because KDE native applications will load default color theme (white), Krusader, Amarok ... will look bad.

FIX: Extract DarkCold31.zip then DarkCold-kdeglobals.zip and extract/overwrite the kdeglobals file to /home/USERNAME/.kde/share/config

4.0
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Inactive button changed,
Background window added.
(see Screenshot 3)

4.1a gtk3 - Dec 22, 2011.
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Support for gtk3 applications.
gtk3 version of this theme is to be considered as alpha version

4.2a gtk3 - Feb 06, 2011.
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GTK2:
- changed inactive button
- scrollbar changed
GTK3:
- Closer to GTK2

4.3b Jun 10, 2012.
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GTK3:
- code upgrade due to the changes in theme engine (Mint 13), CSS3 is interpreted more correctly.

4.4 Jun 26, 2012.
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GTK3:
- sliders fixed.
- checkbox, radiobox fixed
- progressbar improved

4.5 Jun 29, 2012
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GTK3:
- checkbox and radiobutton when focused disappear fixed
- menubar tweak (padding fix)

4.6 Aug 13, 2012
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GTK3:
- checkbox and radiobutton wrong scaling fixed
- handles added like in GTK2
- button appears in button fixed
- arrows changed (adwaita engine required)

4.7 Nov 9, 2012
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- lines horizontal and vertical added
- compatibility with gtk 3.6
- combobox top padding fixed

4.8 Mar 2, 2013
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- Context menu separators fixed

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