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[THEME] Cobalt Beetle : would you like to test my blues ?

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Re: [THEME] Cobalt Beetle : would you like to test my blues ?

#21 Post by rokytnji.1 » Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:44 am

Just poking and Hoping in AntiX

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Re: [THEME] Cobalt Beetle : would you like to test my blues ?

#22 Post by k_sz » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:01 am

\o/ Looks nice ! I gotta work on other DE like IceWM, so your taskbar will suit the GTK theme. Have you found any bug, any detail that could be improved ?
Currently working on a Carbon&Cobalt Beetle version (darker, grayer with the same deep blues)
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Re: [THEME] Cobalt Beetle : would you like to test my blues ?

#23 Post by rokytnji.1 » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:53 am

Have you found any bug, any detail that could be improved ?
Too new of a install yet to say. I am kinda busy blowing my AntiX pied piper flute on other forums presently today. Piping my tune in South Korea today.

Just for starters. I had to change default color of text in rox file manager under right click on blank spot in rox filer 1st. options>colors.
Change everything under choices there but errors from dark to white so to to be able to see anything on a dark background.

Edit: no biggy but you asked so here ya go

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harry@biker:~
$ cd /etc/default
harry@biker:/etc/default
$ ls
acpid         console-setup  grub        keyboard    ntpdate   saned          ufw
acpi-support  cron           halt        locale      numlockx  smartmontools  unclutter
avahi-daemon  cryptdisks     hwclock     networking  rcS       ssh            useradd
bluetooth     dbus           ifplugd     nfs-common  rsync     tlp            wicd
bsdmainutils  devpts         irqbalance  nss         rsyslog   tmpfs
harry@biker:/etc/default
$ cd grb
bash: cd: grb: No such file or directory
harry@biker:/etc/default
$ cd grub
bash: cd: grub: Not a directory
harry@biker:/etc/default
$ sudo cp grub grub.bkup
[sudo] password for harry: 
harry@biker:/etc/default
$ ls
acpid         console-setup  grub       irqbalance  nss       rsyslog        tmpfs
acpi-support  cron           grub.bkup  keyboard    ntpdate   saned          ufw
avahi-daemon  cryptdisks     halt       locale      numlockx  smartmontools  unclutter
bluetooth     dbus           hwclock    networking  rcS       ssh            useradd
bsdmainutils  devpts         ifplugd    nfs-common  rsync     tlp            wicd
harry@biker:/etc/default
$ sudo leafpad grub.bkup

(leafpad:3647): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "xfce",

(leafpad:3647): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "xfce",

(leafpad:3647): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "xfce",

(leafpad:3647): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "xfce",

(leafpad:3647): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "xfce",

(leafpad:3647): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "xfce",

(leafpad:3647): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "xfce",

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Re: [THEME] Cobalt Beetle : XCF for start icon

#24 Post by k_sz » Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:26 pm

Hello rokytnj, thanks for your feedback !
The theme requires gtk2-engines-murrine & gtk2-engines-pixbuf to be installed. Could please check if it's your case ?

I haven't worked on an IceWM version yet (and i've never tried Rox yet, i don't know its capacities nor its configuration concerning GTK+).
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A bit of fun, now :happy:

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  • archived in tar.gz,an XCF (320x320 px@300dpi) including a flat neutral and a lightly embossed logos plus multiple text layers (using the Crackdown font) on a transparent background
  • and the corresponding PNG icons (80sq px, transparent background)
Have fun !
ksz-start_logo-MX-txt_320sq.xcf.tar.gz
ksz_start_logo_MX-emb-copper_linux-ivory_80sq.png
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Re: [THEME] Cobalt Beetle : would you like to test my blues ?

#25 Post by asqwerth » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:37 am

@k_sz, thanks for the overlay file for the start button. Have never actually done much image editing beyond adding the MX logo or resizing pics, but I had a crack at modifying the colour of the logo.

Your Cobalt theme, ie oomox+numix gtk theme and cobalt-ksz WM theme, works nicely in MX17. Tested it against gnome-sudoku (gtk3 app), which is very finicky and breaks if a gtk theme isn't fully compatible. It works there (no problem as well in Archive Manager), even if the dropdown/preferences menus are a little too slimline, so I think it's likely to work with most gtk3 programs.

I like the window background and WM colour, very similar to the "solarized" colour for terminals. I'm always changing my terminal background to that colour.

Icons - your version of ACYLS is a nice blue, but I decided to go for something crazier since you introduced us to ACYLS and its great configuration tool. ;)

Screenshot in the screenshots thread.
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Re: [THEME] Cobalt Beetle : would you like to test my blues ?

#26 Post by rokytnji.1 » Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:00 am

Hello rokytnj, thanks for your feedback !
The theme requires gtk2-engines-murrine & gtk2-engines-pixbuf to be installed. Could please check if it's your case ?
Okey Dokey

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harry@biker:~
$ apt-cache policy gtk2-engines-murrine
gtk2-engines-murrine:
  Installed: 0.98.1.1-6
  Candidate: 0.98.1.1-6
  Version table:
 *** 0.98.1.1-6 500
        500 http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian stretch/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
harry@biker:~
$ apt-cache policy gtk2-engines-pixbuf
gtk2-engines-pixbuf:
  Installed: 2.24.31-2
  Candidate: 2.24.31-2
  Version table:
 *** 2.24.31-2 500
        500 http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian stretch/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
Right now. I am running with sleekmasons theme for XFCE over at the antix forums.

https://www.antixforum.com/forums/topic ... eek2antix/

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Re: [THEME] Cobalt Beetle : would you like to test my blues ?

#27 Post by k_sz » Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:47 pm

I wonder if one could manage to mix sixsixfive's monotone db & worron's ACYLS script...

monotone has been updated a few days ago including MX Tools icons (mostly implying symlinks AFAIK) just sayin'/writin', eh ? o/

cf. Whisker Menu :
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Re: [THEME] Cobalt Beetle : would you like to test my blues ?

#28 Post by asqwerth » Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:11 am

k_sz wrote:I wonder if one could manage to mix sixsixfive's monotone db & worron's ACYLS script...

monotone has been updated a few days ago including MX Tools icons (mostly implying symlinks AFAIK) just sayin'/writin', eh ? o/
...
what's this Monotone icons? Is it this one?
https://www.opendesktop.org/p/1187019

which only comes in deb file format?
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Re: [THEME] Cobalt Beetle : would you like to test my blues ?

#29 Post by asqwerth » Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:27 pm

k_sz wrote:I wonder if one could manage to mix sixsixfive's monotone db & worron's ACYLS script...

monotone has been updated a few days ago including MX Tools icons (mostly implying symlinks AFAIK) just sayin'/writin', eh ? o/

cf. Whisker Menu :
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Monotone icon set has been completely removed from opendesktop, and only an older version exists on Deviantart. Happened maybe a week after I downloaded the deb file from opendesktop.

I wonder why. It's a pity as it's a very comprehensive icon set that looks good against a dark background.

No idea how you coloured it, @k_sz.
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Re: [THEME] Cobalt Beetle : would you like to test my blues ?

#30 Post by k_sz » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:41 am

asqwerth wrote:
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:27 pm
k_sz wrote:I wonder if one could manage to mix sixsixfive's monotone db & worron's ACYLS script...

monotone has been updated a few days ago including MX Tools icons (mostly implying symlinks AFAIK) just sayin'/writin', eh ? o/

cf. Whisker Menu :
Image
Monotone icon set has been completely removed from opendesktop, and only an older version exists on Deviantart. Happened maybe a week after I downloaded the deb file from opendesktop.

I wonder why. It's a pity as it's a very comprehensive icon set that looks good against a dark background.

No idea how you coloured it, @k_sz.
Hi there,
first of all, I apologie for the much delayed answer.

After having installed monotone-icon-theme-current.deb, you'll find a monotone/ folder in /usr/share/icons/ (and maybe in ~/.icons too - since I've installed it long time ago, I don't remember exactly how it works).

This folder includes a script called changecolor.sh and as its name is suggesting, running it will provide a way to change the color of the monotone icons pack. Below, the said script's code :

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#!/bin/sh
set -e
if [ ! -t 0 ]; then
	x-terminal-emulator -e "$0"
	exit 0
fi
basedir="$(dirname "$(readlink -f "${0}")")"
cd "$basedir"
color="$1"
case $color in
	-c|--color)
	newcolor="$2";;
esac
color2="$3"
case $color2 in
	-c2|--color2)
	newcolor2="$4";;
esac
#well, we need some common tools
(type sed >/dev/null 2>&1 && type tr >/dev/null 2>&1 && type find >/dev/null 2>&1 && type optipng >/dev/null 2>&1 && type rsvg-convert >/dev/null 2>&1 && type gtk-update-icon-cache >/dev/null 2>&1)||_missingdep=true
case $_missingdep in
	true)
		printf "You either miss sed, tr, find, optipng, rsvg or gtk-update-icon-cache! Aborting!\n"
		exit 1;;
esac
#check if we have permissions
if [ ! -w "$basedir" ]; then
	printf "You don't have write permissions!\n"
	exit 1
fi
#check for the right dir
if [ ! -d "$basedir"/scalable ]; then
	printf "wrong dir! or wrongly installed\n"
	exit 1
fi
####################
###set the icon color
####################
cat <<\EOF

Some online color pickers:
https://www.w3schools.com/colors/colors_picker.asp
http://www.color-hex.com

or use gimp, yad --color, etc.

PS: the border color for the emblems should have a good contrast with the icon color!

PPS: Don't choose the same colors for both or this theme will break:P
EOF

while [ 1 ];do
	_has_error=0
	if [ -z ${newcolor} ]; then 
			read -p "Please enter your new icon color in #RRGGBB(The '#' is a must!, #a5e12d is currently set): " newcolor
	fi
#check if there is a color
	if [ -z ${newcolor+x} ]; then
		_has_error=1
		printf "No iconcolor was was selected\n"
	fi
#some fail colors(colors already used by theme)
	#case "$(echo ${newcolor}|sed 's/#//'|tr '[:upper:]' '[:lower:]')" in
		#5e86d7|669900|CC0000|ff6600|ffffff|000000)
			#printf "\nSorry the colors: 5e86d7,669900,CC0000,ff6600,ffffff,000000 are not available!\n"
			#_has_error=1;;
	#esac
#check if we have a proper hex color #RRGGBB
	if [ "${#newcolor}" -lt 7 ]; then
		_has_error=1
		printf "\nSorry ${newcolor} is not a valid color!\n"
	fi
	if [ "$_has_error" = "0" ]; then
		break
	else
		unset newcolor
	fi
done

####################
###same for the emblem color
####################
while [ 1 ];do
	_has_error=0
	if [ -z ${newcolor2} ]; then 
			read -p "Please enter your new emblemborder color in #RRGGBB(The '#' is a must!, #222222 is currently set): " newcolor2
	fi
#check if there is a color
	if [ -z ${newcolor2+x} ]; then
		_has_error=1
		printf "No bordercolor was was selected\n"
	fi
#some fail colors(colors already used by theme)
	#case "$(echo ${newcolor2}|sed 's/#//'|tr '[:upper:]' '[:lower:]')" in
		#5e86d7|669900|CC0000|ff6600|ffffff|000000)
			#printf "\nSorry the colors: 5e86d7,669900,CC0000,ff6600,ffffff,000000 are not available!\n"
			#_has_error=1;;
	#esac
#check if we have a proper hex color #RRGGBB
	if [ "${#newcolor2}" -lt 7 ]; then
		_has_error=1
		printf "\nSorry ${newcolor2} is not a valid color!\n"
	fi
	if [ "$_has_error" = "0" ]; then
		break
	else
		unset newcolor2
	fi
done

###############################################################hardstuff
cd "$basedir"
if [ -d "22x22" ]; then
	rm -rf 16x16 22x22 24x24 32x32 48x48 icon-theme.cache
	cd scalable/pool
fi
#recolor the theme
find "$basedir" -type f -exec sed -i 's/#a5e12d/'$newcolor'/g' {} \;
find "$basedir" -type f -exec sed -i 's/#a5e12d/'$newcolor'/g' {} \;
find "$basedir" -type f -exec sed -i 's/#222222/'$newcolor2'/g' {} \;
find "$basedir" -type f -exec sed -i 's/#222222/'$newcolor2'/g' {} \;
sh "$basedir"/build.sh

cat <<\EOF


d8888b.  .d88b.  d8b   db d88888b db 
88  `8D .8P  Y8. 888o  88 88'     88 
88   88 88    88 88V8o 88 88ooooo YP 
88   88 88    88 88 V8o88 88~~~~~    
88  .8D `8b  d8' 88  V888 88.     db 
Y8888D'  `Y88P'  VP   V8P Y88888P YP 


NOTE: you might have to re-login to apply on all apps!

EOF
sleep 5
exit 0
As you can guess, just

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cd /usr/share/icons/monotone && sudo chmod +x changecolor.sh
then

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 ./changecolor.sh
The result will be a Q/A about 2 RGB hexacodes (main then borders colors) beginning with :

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Some online color pickers:
https://www.w3schools.com/colors/colors_picker.asp
http://www.color-hex.com

or use gimp, yad --color, etc.

PS: the border color for the emblems should have a good contrast with the icon color!

PPS: Don't choose the same colors for both or this theme will break:P
Please enter your new icon color in #RRGGBB(The '#' is a must!, #E69F17 is currently set): 
HTH !
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