A Leopard theme for Ubuntu/Linux (READ LATEST COMMENTS BELOW!!!)
tested under Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope
-Emerald theme [link]
-2 SUBSTYLES, Unified caption and single caprion, metacity theme for each...
-Lucida fonts included, Install to /<username>/.theme/.fonts folder. Lucida Sans not included in the pack. You'll need it.
* I have to make compromises on some elements ((though minor...)
* THEME CREDITS INSIDE GTKRC FILE
TO REMOVE ICONS IN BUTTONS OF GNOME 2.26+:
- Press Alt + F2
- Type- gconf-editor and hit Enter.
- Go to Desktop –> GNOME –> Interface
- Uncheck the key buttons_have_icons
PANEL AND MENU OPACITY using Compiz...
CompizConfig Settings Manager > Opacity, Brightness, Saturation (under Accessibility) > Opacity Tab > NEW button >
write/create the following items, and opacity for each, your choice:
RECOMMEND TO INSTALL Mac4Lin RC 1.0 FIRST!
-for icons, cursors, sounds wall etc etc.
RECOMMEND TO USE GLOBAL MENU, and enable Main Menu...
Fonts are Pre-set., including font sizes. You can not change it using Appearance Properties.
To retain user control of fonts, remove font references in panel.rc and gtkrc using Text Editor (just add # before each line). Type Lucida in search box..
EDIT: 5 May 2009
-adjusted button height for a more OS X look
-smoothed scrollbar flow image
EDIT: 11 May 2009
-Panel (top bar):
-set Gnome panel properties to use system theme for panel background
-added more applets to inherit theme panel background
-panel has own handle (transparent)independent of main theme vertical handles
-fixed (removed) down arrow for main menu
-replaced tab image (rounded corners)
-increased padding between text and tab side borders
-removed tab overlapping (this is a compromise, still don't know how to maipulate tabs)
-Reduced left/right padding in dropdown and popup menus
-Added Ludida Sans in pack
EDIT: 22 May 2009
changed widget images, adjusted image metrics:
EDIT: 5 June 2009
some small tweaks:
-Increased space between Panel items
-replaced the 'black' vertical handle
-fixed inactive menu button (the one at top right)
EDIT: 15 June 09
-fixed background of panel applets
-removed text highlight on mouse-over of check-boxes/radio buttons
EDIT: 12 oct 09
-changed browser side -panel selection background and list headers to gradient colors using clearlooks engine...
-changed toolbar background and control icons of standard caption sub-style to a lighter color.
EDIT: 17 oct 09
-reworked the scripts/lines
-re-adjust highlight/selection colors
-adjusted some widget metrics
-changed file browser statusbar color
-included extra files/folders as added options for file browser toolbar of 'single/standard titlebar' sub-style:
-included extra files for squared tab bottoms
EDIT: 6 nov 10
-tested under Ubuntu 10.04
-excluded gtk leopard2 (standard titlebar) from pack
-synchronized toolbar buttons/icons with standard GTK stock items: buttons for nautilus window are now "fixed", regardless of icon theme being used
-added view mode buttons
-RECOMMEND TO INSTALL NAUTILUS ELEMENTARY!
-fixed progressbar image margins
-requires Murrine engine