Woodenlooks 1.1

Interpretation of Clearlooks, inspired by Ubuntu.

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What's new in Woodenlooks 1.1:

  • bg_color is changed to EFE8D4
  • treeview @base_color is changed to shade(1.10, @bg_color)
  • panel active @bg_color is changed to darker(@fg_color)
  • metacity border color is changed to shade(0.50, @fg_color)
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GPL (GNU General Public License) 
Alex Kvasov
ROOT \ Desktop Environment \ Themes
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Woodenlooks is a GTK theme, an interpretation of Clearlooks, inspired by Ubuntu.

- gtk2 theme, based on Human-Clearlooks
- metacity theme, based on Mist
- background images by Oliuss ( http://oliuss.deviantart.com )


fg_color #565248
bg_color #F4EEE4
base_color #FFFFFF
text_color #000000
selected_bg_color #D9BB7A
selected_fg_color #000000
tooltip_bg_color #FDD99B
tooltip_bg_color #000000
menubar_bg_color @fg_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

1) Extract the contents of "themes" folder into /usr/share/themes folder
2) Apply the theme
3) Download the background images from http://oliuss.deviantart.com/art/Wood-Wallpaper-2-87623810
3) Extract the corresponding background image into /usr/share/backgrounds folder
4) Apply the extracted background
5) Extract the corresponding GDM theme from "gdm" folder
6) Install the extracted GDM theme
7) 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 = checked
8) 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
9) 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" = "#565248"
- Go to "Effects" tab
- Turn on transparency effect and set transparency level = ~80%

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 15th, 2008


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