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Author Topic: Getting used to XFCE  (Read 4027 times)

lagagnon

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Re: Getting used to XFCE
« Reply #15 on: September 24, 2008, 01:59:40 pm »

I'm putting them in as directed (usr/share/themes). 

That should be "/usr/share/themes" not "usr/share/themes" otherwise you have probably put them in ~/usr/share/themes (your home directory). Could that be your problem?
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newt

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Re: Getting used to XFCE
« Reply #16 on: September 24, 2008, 03:05:07 pm »

I just played with AterGrayAlpha and TechniX.  They are both window decoration themes, not entire XFCE themes.  Therefore, to choose them you need to use the 'Window Manager' option rather than the 'User Interface' option.

Hope this helps.
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Masta

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Re: Getting used to XFCE
« Reply #17 on: September 24, 2008, 04:25:42 pm »

Ah thanks newtor. I didn't use my noggin and think of the window decorations test :). Silly me.
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Re: Getting used to XFCE
« Reply #18 on: September 24, 2008, 05:59:53 pm »

Sorry, that was my typo.  They are in /usr/share/themes like they should be.  I also tried them in my home directory in .themes and that didn't work.  I looked in Window Manager and didn't see them there either.  I figure I'm missing something simple, but I can't figure out what it is.  Thanks for all the suggestions!
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