XFCE-D-PRO

XFCE/XFWM4 Themes xfce4

Source (required if based on other people's work): https://github.com/paullinuxthemer/XFCE-D-PRO

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Description:

XFCE-D-PRO




Made by paulxfce

A clear and easy-on-the-eyes theme that is meant for those who use the XFCE/Gnome-desktop professionally on a daily basis. The focus in this theme is compatibility: GTK-2 applications and GTK-3 applications look virtually the same. Libre-office, Scribus, Evolution, Geary, Planner, GnuCash, LaTeXila, Geany, the Gimp, Inkscape,...

Chrome, firefox, Web and Opera have no issues with this theme.

About the looks, you will notice some Elementary-theme, Arc-theme and Gnome-OSX, in a darker version.



IMPORTANT:

This is a special edition of PRO-Dark, to use with the XFCE-desktop.



This theme uses GTK 3.20+ for the gtk3-build-apps; GTK2-apps and QT-apps look virtually the same.

How to install:

Download the theme,

Just copy the extracted file to a '.themes'-folder you make in your home directory.
Then use Appearance/ Window-manager to select the Style.
LOG OUT AND BACK IN for changes to take full effect !

The standard XFWM-windowmanager is used as the compositor, With the following specific settings in the Window Manager Tweaks:
- display compositing enabled.
- Synchronize drawing to the vertical blank enabled.
- Show shadows under dock windows enabled.
Opacity of popup windows is set more to the left (more transparency): this gives the translucency under the drop down-menu's. You can move the layer more to the left for more transparency.


Comments

Please comment if you see things broken, or want differently. I will post fixes as soon as possible.

Updates:

Version 1.1 includes ALL the window-control-buttons of XFCE-titlebar
Version 1.2 is build on top of ubuntu 17.10, with a new whiskermenu and solution for the awkward behaviour of the desktop-icons.
Version 1.3 completed the making of the panel and Whisker-menu. This version is made to work on Xubuntu 17.10.
Version 1.4 Fix for the desktop-icons, re-theming of Thunar in Toolbar-style, re-adjusting GTK3-theme to match GTK2, overall lighter blue-selected-color and grey-ed menu-items all look the same; Further theming of Whisker-menu: Adjusted padding and margins to make it less clunky and added text-shadows to improve the font-rendering.
Version 1.5 correcting parsing-errors.
Version 1.6 bugfixes and license-requirements
Last changelog:

Changed category in which this theme resides 2 months ago

Because GTK/XFCE4 theme do not exist as a separate category I changed it' place to XFCE4-theme

armageddon51

6 days ago

Not sure when this happen but the left panel (location) has lost its colour in Manjaro Xfce. It is just white instead of grey now. Was there any change ?

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armageddon51

6 days ago

I have check it out in VB with an older version. The change happen with the new Thunar manager (1.8 now, was 1.6 before). The theme doesn't look the same anymore with that. Still since Manjaro xfce is the most popular distro now, it may be a good idea to fix it.

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paulxfce

5 days ago

I'll look into it.

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paulxfce

5 days ago

Thunar, and a bunch of other now switched totally to GTK3, so my theme is outdated. This requires some size-able adjustments to the theme, so give me some time...

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armageddon51

4 days ago

Exactly, they are migrating in bunch to GTK3 (manjaro). Not your fault. I hope you can follow soon because your themes are the best for XFCE, hands down. Thanks.

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paulxfce

4 days ago

Switching to gtk3 is interesting themingwise: this is what I came up with for thunar:
https://i.imgur.com/KGqO21F.png
I have not found a solution for the sidebar though

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paulxfce

4 days ago

This is a newer version of thunar:
https://i.imgur.com/oO0fSil.png
This looks more like it... Do you agree?

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paulxfce

4 days ago

No no no, here's the final version for tonight:
https://i.imgur.com/DSuFpl9.png

Hope you like it...

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wkr

21 days ago

+

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Tonho

22 days ago

+The best one, not painel bug like axiom.

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Taurus1

26 days ago

Very beautiful theme, very polished and consistent across all apps. I like the 3D look, rather than the flat themes common today. XFCE should really implement a couple of the great themes on this websites by default. The defaults all look very out-dated. Big thumbs up for this one!

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paulxfce

26 days ago

Thanks, yes, there are no modern themes for xfce, or lack the polish...

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acommn

1 month ago

+

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acommn

1 month ago

Hey Paul, just so you know, I signed up in this site just to be able to praise your excellent work on XFCE and Gnome themes and maybe also because I wanted to ask you some changes for XFCE-D-PRO theme, I would like to ask you to make a version with a clear differentiation between focused and unfocused windows, maybe through the window's title text grayed out or desaturated window control buttons, I leave it to your judgement; finally, I would like to ask you as well to add a dark border to the windows in order to discern each window's area. Thank you very much in advance and for your attention and please keep up the great work.

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yshadow

2 months ago

Hi Paul, the theme is great. I'm running Xubuntu 16.04 and everything works great, but one thing: scrollbars in Firefox and Thunderbird aren't visible. I can post the screenshots somewhere if it helps you. Thanks again for great work!

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wheelchairdriver

2 months ago

Hi Paul,
I am running Xubuntu 18.04 on my Laptop.
I downloaded your theme, extract it and copied it to /usr/share/themes.
After I selected your theme and logged out and back in I noticed that the titlebar of any window isn't themed.
Is there a way to fix this? TIA

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paulxfce

2 months ago

Select the theme also in the Windowmanager

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wheelchairdriver

2 months ago

Thank you. I totally forgot about the Windowmanager. Excellent theme I really like it.

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Art-2

2 months ago

Hi, where is the download link?

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paulxfce

2 months ago

in the files -tab above

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Art-2

2 months ago

thanks, I thought there where not any file, since months ago I was unable to download themes or icons, i just turned off on my add-ons...

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Art-2

2 months ago

thanks, I thought there where not any file, since months ago I was unable to download themes or icons, i just turned off on my add-ons...

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genebustam

5 months ago

nice theme but doesn't look good on gmusicbrowser (a music player) and it doesn't show shadows on KDE.

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Felandral

5 months ago

Hi, its a very good theme, thank you for it !
I suggest these modifications to gtk-3.0/gtk.css, to avoid warnings in terminal:
```
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< color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.75)
---
> color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.75);
7899,7900c7899,7900
< background-image:linear-gradient(to right,rgba(100,103,114,1),rgba(100,103,114,1)); }
< }
---
> background-image:linear-gradient(to right,rgba(100,103,114,1),rgba(100,103,114,1));
> }
7987c7987
< padding-left: 3px
---
> padding-left: 3px;
12476c12476,12477
< shadowbox: 0px 1px 1px rgba(0,0,0,0.08);}
---
> box-shadow: 0px 1px 1px rgba(0,0,0,0.08);
> }
```

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paulxfce

5 months ago

Thanks, I did not look at the sys logs. Stupid me... Anyway reuploaded the correct version to 1.5

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Changed category in which this theme resides 2 months ago

Because GTK/XFCE4 theme do not exist as a separate category I changed it' place to XFCE4-theme

Bugfixes and license-requirements 3 months ago

Bugfixes and license-requirements fullfilled

File (click to download) Version Description Packagetype Architecture Downloads Date Filesize DL OCS-Install
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license
GPLv2 or later
version
1.6
updated May 06 2018
added Jan 13 2018
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