Shiftie GTK and Emerald

2008.05.01 GPL (GNU General Public License)    
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Pixmap and Mist theme for GNOME





Shiftie GTK and Emerald is a GTK theme powered by the Pixmap + Mist engines. (Engines included by default in Ubuntu.)

How to install?

(CTRL+H to view hidden folders in your filemanager.)

1. Put the emerald theme in /home/username/.emerald/themes/
Open the emerald theme manager and select Shiftie from the list.

2. Put the Shiftie folder in /home/username/.themes/
Open the settings for Appearance and select Customize. Select Shiftie in the widgets list.

3. To use the star-here.png (shift logo) icon you\'ll need to put it in your current icon theme\'s folder and backup+remove any icons that are named start-here.svg/png. Your icon theme should be located in /home/username/.icons/.

If you\'re using an OS default icon theme you\'ll need to open the gconf-editor and select to use a custom application icon in the applications-menu.

After all this - Terminal > killall gnome-panel to refresh the panels.

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 October 4th, 2010
Shiftie GTK and Emerald - Shiftie GTK and Emerald theme

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