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imran17
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Theme customisability

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Post by imran17 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:52 am

In ubuntu 11.04 there was a feature of selecting custom color in theme/appearance. It helped a lot to create my own theme. Is there any way to do this in current version of MX Linux?
If not possible, then i request the developers to add such option in upcoming version.
Thank you.

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Re: Theme customisability

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Post by manyroads » Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:15 pm

You may take the code from any theme and edit the source to your heart's content.
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Re: Theme customisability

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Re: Theme customisability

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Post by imran17 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:37 pm

How can i install oomox?

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Re: Theme customisability

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Post by JayM » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:54 pm

imran17 wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:37 pm
How can i install oomox?
It's in the flatpacks in the MX Package Installer.
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Re: Theme customisability

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Post by asqwerth » Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:07 am

I installed the flatpak version in my mx15 /16 partitions.

For mx17/18, you can use flatpak, or why not make a package request, if you don't want to install the deb file or build it yourself using these instructions:
https://github.com/themix-project/oomox ... stallation

PS.
I haven't bothered to install it in mx17 only because I have it installed on my manjaro installs and the oomox themes made there worked with mx17.

For mx15/16 with the old gtk 3.14, the newer gtk3 themes won't work with it so I have to install its own version of oomox to generate themes. But for gtk 3.14, only numix themes can be generated as only those will work. No problem, I get the colour combinations i want.
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