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Re: nautilus themes



In Phoebe2 (don't know if it's fixed in beta 3) the theme applet is
buggy and puts the icon themes into ~/.themes. They should go into
~/.icons for user-only access, or, as you note, /usr/share/icons for
system-wide access.


On Thu, 2003-02-20 at 01:55, Justin Georgeson wrote:
> /usr/share/icons
> 
> After extracting an Icon theme archive from art.gnome.org, it shows up 
> in the Icons pane of gnome-theme-manager.
> 
> Justin Georgeson wrote:
> > Thanks. How do I install the icon set? I've downloaded a tar.gz from the 
> >  Themes->Icon section of art.gnome.org, and I try using the Install 
> > Theme function of the Theme Preferences/Details dialogs, and it seems to 
> > quietly do nothing. Same thing if I extract the archive and try to add 
> > the extracted folder. With gtk/gtk2/metacity, I can just extract and 
> > archive into /usr/share/themes/<theme>/<gtk/gtk-2.0/metacity-1.0> and 
> > it's installed globally.
> > 
> > Michael Knepher wrote:
> > 
> >> On Wed, 2003-02-19 at 17:45, Justin Georgeson wrote:
> >>
> >>> I found that, but there used to be more to Nautilus themes than just 
> >>> the icons. And installing my old Nautilus themes from that Icons 
> >>> dialog doesn't do anything. Are you saying that I can't, for example, 
> >>> install the Ximian-North Nautilus theme from art.gnome.org any more? 
> >>> Can I no longer alter the color scheme of Nautilus?
> >>>
> >>
> >> Not in the same way. Instead download the Ximian-North icon theme from
> >> art.gnome.org. To change the background of the sidebar or main window,
> >> select Edit->Backgrounds and Emblems. And Nautilus will use the gtk2
> >> color/widget "Controls" scheme as defined in the themes applet.
> >>
> >> To see an example of the "Traditional" theme with the Ximian-North icon
> >> set, go to:
> >> http://www.bluethingy.com/linux/nautilus.png
> >>
> >>
> >>> Michael Knepher wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> On Wed, 2003-02-19 at 10:55, Justin Georgeson wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> In Phoebe 2 (8.0.93) the Nautilus pref. panel no longer has an 
> >>>>> option to change the Appearance. The Appearance dialog let you 
> >>>>> install new Nautilus themes. How do I do that now?
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> As of Gnome 2.2, Nautilus uses the system(Gnome)-wide icon theme, which
> >>>> is set in Preferences->Theme->Details...->Icons.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> -- 
> >>>>> ; Justin Georgeson
> >>>>> ; http://www.lopht.net
> >>>>> ; mailto:jgeorgeson lopht net
> >>>>> ; "Free the mallocs, delete the news"
> > 
> > 
> 
> -- 
> ; Justin Georgeson
> ; http://www.lopht.net
> ; mailto:jgeorgeson lopht net
> ; "Free the mallocs, delete the news"
-- 
Michael Knepher <limbo bluethingy com>





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