Murribex 1.0

Murribex is an Ubuntu interpretation of Murrine, inspired by Intrepid Ibex.
Murribex is an Ubuntu interpretation of Murrine, inspired by Intrepid Ibex.

CONTENTS

- gtk2 theme, based on Human-Murrine
- metacity theme, based on Mist

COLORS

fg_color #282828
bg_color #EFEBE7 (inherited from Human-Murrine)
base_color #FFFFFF (inherited from Human-Murrine)
text_color @fg_color
selected_bg_color #FB8B00 (Orange Base color from official Ubuntu Palette)
selected_fg_color @fg_color
tooltip_bg_color #F5F5B5 (inherited from Human-Murrine)
tooltip_bg_color @fg_color
menubar_bg_color @selected_bg_color
menubar_fg_color @base_color
menuitem_bg_color @fg_color
menuitem_fg_color @base_color
metacity_bg_color @fg_color
metacity_fg_color @base_clor

INSTALLATION

1) Extract the contents into /usr/share/themes folder or into ~/.themes folder
2) Apply the theme
3) Start gconf-editor in order to change the following properties, adding transparency effect for metacity borders:
- /apps/gwd/metacity_theme_active_opacity = 0.75
- /apps/gwd/metacity_theme_active_shade_opacity = checked
- /apps/gwd/metacity_theme_opacity = 0.75
- /apps/gwd/metacity_theme_shade_opacity = unchecked
4) Start ccsm (CompizConfig Setting Manager) in order to change the following properties, adding transparency effect for panels and menus:
- Click "General Options"
- Go to "Opacity Settings" tab
- Click "New" button below
- Set "Opacity window values" = 90
- Set "Opacity windows" - "Dock | Menu | Tooltip | PopupMenu | DropdownMenu"
- Click "Close" button and close ccsm window
5) Reconfigure the current profile of gnome-terminal, changing the colors and adding tranparency effect:
- Click Edit/Current Profile...
- Go to "Colors: tab
- Set "Text color" = "#FFFFFF"
- Set "Background color" = "#282828"
- Go to "Effects" tab
- Turn on transparency effect and set transparency level = ~70%

About GNOME:

GNOME is an international effort to build a complete desktop environment-the graphical user interface which sits on top of a computer operating system-entirely from free software. This goal includes creating software development frameworks, selecting application software for the desktop, and working on the programs which manage application launching, file handling, and window and task management.

GNOME is part of the GNU Project and can be used with various Unix-like operating systems, most notably Linux, and as part of Java Desktop System in Solaris.

The name originally stood for GNU Network Object Model Environment, though this acronym is deprecated. The GNOME project puts heavy emphasis on simplicity, usability, and making things "just work".

last updated on:
August 19th, 2008, 10:15 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Alex Kvasov
homepage:
www.gnome-look.org
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ Desktop Environment \ Themes

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