Gnome-OSX
GTK3 Themes
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Description:

GNOME-OSX IV

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Made by paulxfce (alias Manjarocinnamonfan, paulubuntu)



Latest update:

New update:15/11/2017: Corrected bugs and inconsistencies.
New update: 26/10/2017: Solved bugs: undo-button is dark; contextmenu was not holding the intial font. Fixed that.
New: update: 19/10/2017: Added Space-grey-variant, GTK 3.26-ready, new Shell-theme. New font.
New update: 13/09/2017: Completely new theme
New update: 10/6/2017: Bug fixes
New update 14/5/2017: Compliant with gnome 3.24; smaller headerbar and buttons; removed redundant code; added Github-page
New update 16/02/2017
New update 12/2/2017
New Update: 11/2/2017
New Update 9/2/2017


This is a gnome-desktop-interpretation of Mac OSX. I've tried to implement the feel of OSX on the gnome-applications. In version 3.0 I've modernized it in every little detail. There is nothing (not a single item) that is not new. Resulting in a completely rewritten GTK.CSS-file four times bigger than the previous one, while the theme feels more responsive. I've also added a new dark theme (Space-grey) , so Terminal, Photo's, and Video's are automatically dark-themed.

Gnome-OSX-IV-Space-Grey is also available seperately. This has the benefit of GTK 2.0- theming also.



I've spend a great deal of time (3 months) and effort on this theme into fine-tuning it, so I hope you try before you judge !


Main features:

- Support for dark theme.(Space grey)
- Use of gradients and shadows to improve readability.
- Same theming across GTK2 and GTK3. (See screenshots)

Separate download for Shell-themes:
- New Shell-theme to complement the Space-grey-variant
- Shell theme with white dock and slighty dark top-bar
- Shell theme with dark dock and dark top-bar

The 'Extra'-file contains fonts and some backgrounds.

This theme is developed on gnome 3.20 and updated to 3.26
This only works on a gnome-desktop, no support for other desktop-environments.
It also works on Ubuntu 17.10

When, as such, theming does not look the way it should be: make sure you have installed the necessary theme-"engines":

- The gnome-themes-standard package,
- The murrine engine. This has different names depending on your distro.
gtk-engine-murrine (Arch Linux)
gtk2-engines-murrine (Debian, Ubuntu, elementary OS)
gtk-murrine-engine (Fedora)
gtk2-engine-murrine (openSUSE)
gtk-engines-murrine (Gentoo)

IMPORTANT:

The latest gnome-distributions use Wayland (such as Ubuntu 17.10) instead of Xorg as the default compositor. This has the annoying problem that you can not install Synaptic Package Manager ( or at least it just does not show up, if you have). Why would I need Synaptic Package Manager? Because Ubuntu 17.10 does not support GTK2- applications properly, resulting in weird theming ). And you need some packages that are not present in the default 'Ubuntu Software'. How to solve this?

1. If you are in Ubuntu 17.10: log out, then, when you log back in under your username you have a settings-icon, choose Xorg in the drop-down list. This starts your session using Xorg as the compositor.
2. Open up Ubuntu Software and install Synaptic Package Manager.
3. When finished, fire up Synaptic Package Manager and install gtk2-engines-pixbuf (and its dependencies).
4. When finished, restart your computer.

This results in GTK 2 applications such as 'The Gimp' and 'Inkscape' to be themed properly.

sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-pixbuf is the terminal command, if you want the easy way.

On the subject: I personally use Xorg as the compositor because the color-picker (an important tool for graphical applications) does not work under Wayland. And I get to use the Synaptic Package Manager, which is (in my opinion ) better than the default Ubuntu Software. Next, under Wayland, Drop-down menus on GTK2-applications tend to remain visible even if you change applications, which is a very annoying bug. (at least in my set-up)



How to install:

First: Just copy the extracted file to a '.themes'-folder you make in your home directory.
Then use Tweak-tool to select the GTK and shell theme.
LOG OUT AND BACK IN for changes to take effect !

Second: This theme was set out to use Myriad Set Pro Semibold (12pt,scaling factor:1,00) as the interface-font. This font is easy to get. Just google it...

Third: OSX uses titlebuttons on the left-side:
To put the buttons to the left open a terminal:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout "close,minimize,maximize:"

To put the buttons back to the right in case you want to revert:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout ":minimize,maximize,close"

In Gnome 3.26 gnome-tweak has a option to change the position of the titlebuttons, so the above steps are not necessary.



The original version 2.6 remains available.
Last changelog:

Corrected Bugs-release 5 days ago

Solved bugs and inconsistencies

joadr

1 day ago

I love it! completely changed my linux experience. I have some questions tough: What is the difference with this theme and high sierra? which one will have more support? which one will have more updates? and do you have a github repo?
thanks!

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Mershl

2 days ago

Excellent theme! Mind if I ask what fonts and size you recommend (title, interface, document, monospace)?

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paulxfce

1 day ago

If you read the description above, you'll see that I use Myriad Set Pro Semibold (12pt, scalingfactor 1.00), For the title the same, only 11pt, monospace -font is to your own liking..

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pesgo

4 days ago

great work
I tried again, but still Synaptic appears with two different degrees of gray in the normal OSX while it goes much better in space gray.
Looking forward to any updates.
thank you!

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Trinity

5 days ago

Thank you so much this update!
The "Space-Grey" version is the most beautiful theme i've ever seen.
Looking forward to any updates.
Your work is brilliant!
Kind Regards! :)

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slavajda02

5 days ago

I dont know why, but my theme looks so ugly :/ I am using ubuntu 16.04 what am I doing wrong?

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altair-albert

7 days ago

It's very nice,thank you!

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frekans7

9 days ago

very good

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kanhavishva

10 days ago

Great work, nice theme

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BBOSAK2143

13 days ago

Had to compliment your excellent knowledge of the Gtk. I only hope I will master this 3.26 sometime soon. Seems you are there already! Great job. I have borrowed a few lines so I can get my nice round traffic lights going again for themes I am going to update and upload soon. People such as yourself that work diligently to make their themes work correctly and look right is what keeps me coming back. Thanks greatly for you inspiration. I hope some of my works will interest you sometime. I only beg that you please keep up this great work and never stop. Never get discouraged by people on here. Art is very precious, especially when you have great knowledge that goes with it!

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surjagain

16 days ago

This is theme very beautiful and really well done. Everything works perfectly on Ubuntu 17.10 Gnome 3.26. I appreciate the hard work and attention to detail that must have gone into creating this theme. Thank you.

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hgedorn

18 days ago

Very nice! Thank you!

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hgedorn

18 days ago

Sorry guys, this is my second week on Ubuntu (coming from Mac). I'm actually running Ubuntu 17.10 on my MBP. Anyway I'm a complete rocky on this so here's my question: I'm not able to select then shell theme and I'm not sure where to get the icon set? Would be nice if you could spoon feed me the process ... cheers.

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pesgo

19 days ago

I've followed all of your instructions but it always remains the problem with the abnormal aspect of Synaptic: in the button area does not take the theme completely. it's a shame because I do not have other points with problems anymore. I'm using the macos 4.1 as icons set and the Human 4.6.5 shell on Ubuntu 17.10 gnome session Xorg.
OSX theme sierra does not show this problem. Thank's for your job thanks for a solution

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tkomane

20 days ago

This is really really slick mate, well done.

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paulxfce

20 days ago

you're welcome

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paulxfce

20 days ago

To gxferr, It looks like you have maybe do : this:
1. When switching themes, applications that have menubars tend to not theming properly unless you log out (or even restart) so try this first.
2. If not, In the description of my theme you can read the problem of not having some engines installed, so do this in the terminal: sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-pixbuf. restart and try.

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gxferr

20 days ago

I installed it, but not working in fedora 26 gnome. thanks.

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gxferr

20 days ago

Y si prefiero cambiar el color en el código, cuáles líneas debería modificar para igualar el color, tanto en la barra de título de la ventana como en la barra de menú?

Porque en VLC sí se ven iguales, pero en SublimeTex no, en yumex tampoco, en algunas apps sí, pero en otras no.

Transmission: https://imgur.com/Wmjp0xB
Yumex: https://imgur.com/na85pYl

Thanks, ;)

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gxferr

20 days ago

if I prefer to change the color in the code, which lines should I modify to match the color, both in the title bar of the window and in the menu barr?

Because in VLC they do look the same, but in SublimeTex they don't, in yumex either, in some apps they do, but in others they don't.

Transmission: https://imgur.com/Wmjp0xB
Yumex: https://imgur.com/na85pYl

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paulxfce

20 days ago

so far as I can tell from the screenshots: this GTK 2.0; to modify the menubar, goto the file gtk-2.0/menu-bar-toolbar. change the menubar.png (use gimp ) to match the color you prefer. Or you can meddle with the menubar-toolbar.rc. I still think you have a problem gtk-engines not working properly.
SublimeTex uses its own code to draw the layout, this is not my fault. Concerning Yumex: It seems there is a newer version (that uses GTK3), look here: http://www.yumex.dk/

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gxferr

18 days ago

thanks, I try that coming soon and tell you.

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gxferr

15 days ago

Thanks, I edited the png file, and its work.... thanks...

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gxferr

20 days ago

thanks, that beautiful thme, i need know, where change the color menubar with the same color titlebar? example: https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/photo/112872357438242952092/6482955642399773330?icm=false&iso=true&authkey=CNzjoaXWob7YzgE

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gnomeuser

21 days ago

hello paul , very awesome theme , i update theme to Gnome OSX-IV-1.2 , i find one thing please fix , open files move trash at right corner have two button "restore & empty" background color and font color same use white , can change font to blue ? many thanks

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Corrected Bugs-release 5 days ago

Solved bugs and inconsistencies

Bugs solved 25 days ago

fixed contextmenu not holding font
Fixed UNDO-button not showing dark background

Solved problem dark toolbar buttons in libre-office 1 month ago

Solved problem dark active toolbar buttons in libre-office in the light version. Tanks to Tpypts for pointing it out.

Version IV 1 month ago

Gnome 3.26 ready, New variant: Space-Grey

Version 3.0 2 months ago

New version

Added a github-link 6 months ago

Files are now available at my github

Update to gnome 3.24 6 months ago

Updated the theme to work with the latest gnome.
Headerbar and buttons are a bit smaller.
Redesigned the window-decoration and shadows to address issues
Removed redundant code.

Solution for nautilus-menu-disabled-items -theming. New sidebar background 8 months ago

Solution for nautilus-menu-disabled-items -theming. New sidebar background
Thanks Gelonek for finding the bug. I appreciate the feedback!

Added a theme-version with no transparent sidebar (NT) 8 months ago

At request: a version with no transparency set for the nautilus sidebar.

Window resize area reduced 8 months ago

'Melk' pointed out to the problem of the large area the resizing cursor takes before the pointer focusses on the other items on the desktop. He is absolutely right. The margin was set to 10px. Which is wrong. I now reduced the margin-size to 3px. I re-uploaded a correct version (an update again...) 2.4.

System-log errors corrected 8 months ago

Autocrosser1 pointed out that the theme created 'log-flooding', which pointed to colors not defined properly. Updated the download-file with a corrected version 2.3

Refining theme 8 months ago

-fixed the round button on sliders not showing a border
-made new check-and radio buttons
-harmonized the size and spacing of check-and radio buttons across GTK2- and GTK- applications
-removed the dotted inner box that showed the focus-button, because it was ugly...
- harmonized the line-color and depth beneath the headerbar or menubar across GTK2 and GTK3
-Blurred background remains even in maximized window-state
-removed the dotted line that appears at the top or bottom when scrolling trough lenghty lists (overshoot and undershoot)
reduced the default button-height to 20px, thereby making the buttons smaller in GTK3

Side-bar 8 months ago

New Side-bar solution: using blurred background, instead of transparent color

Version 2 8 months ago

Major changes in this theme:
- lighter theme, with rounded buttons
- transparent sidebar with bolded text-elements (just like mac-osx-finder)
- elevated and rounded buttons
- exclusion of original unfocused window theming: only title-buttons are greyed out
- overall fine-tuning

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It's very nice,thank you!

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very good

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This is theme very beautiful and really well done. Everything works perfectly on Ubuntu 17.10 Gnome 3.26. I appreciate the hard work and attention to detail that must have gone into creating this theme. Thank you.

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This is really really slick mate, well done.

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Awesome

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Greatest, works well on gnome 3.26

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Best Theme

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ugh, make your system look like the worst and most limited system I can think of...

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