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viva gnome-shell 3.8 theme [update #1] by vivaeltopo viva gnome-shell 3.8 theme [update #1] by vivaeltopo
This is a Gnome-Shell 3.8 theme I made, based upon the original Adwaita theme and my previous theme for 3.6: [link]

Required Fonts: Raleway, Open Sans

If you want to use the Screenshield and Login screen (the last two screens in the preview), you need to copy the the content of the "gnome-shell" folder in the zip to "/usr/share/gnome-shell/theme".

If you have any problems or remarks for improvement of the theme, just let me know.

The theme is not finished 100%. You can find the latest version here: [link]

update #1:
- added gnome-classic theme (some parts are modified by extensions, which cant be changed by the theme)
- changed OSD keyboard
- new window/notification close icons
- new chat style
- minor tweaks
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drpaulaner Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013
user-theme gnome shell extension is outdated so i can t set it to active..geat theme !
vivaeltopo Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013
you can always use the brute force method and just copy the theme to /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme
Ivanhoe1966 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013
Beautiful theme... i have to upgrade to gnome shell 3.8. Congratulations and keep doing themes for gnome
justnice980 Featured By Owner May 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm liking this, only bug so far is the background.png for some reason is centered between my dual monitor setup at the gdm login sreen. It's probably an error on my end, I'll post a fix when I'm so inclined to mess with it.

honestly, I plan to replace it with my own image though.
vivaeltopo Featured By Owner May 6, 2013
It's not your fault. I didn't have multimonitors in my mind and the lockscreen/gdm background really wasnt a good idea, looking back. I will remove it soon and replace it by a subtle texture or something.

Try the tweak by ~beanaroo. background-size: cover;
beanaroo Featured By Owner May 2, 2013
Very stylish theme! thank you so much for all the hard work. looks amazing on my 3.8.1

If it's okay with you, I changed the orange colours to gnome blue aswell as the background for lockDialogGroup... I just can't seem to get the image scaled/stretched... it forces centered and I tried background-size 100% auto but it doesn't take effect.

Any advice? (I do not plan on redistributing)
vivaeltopo Featured By Owner May 2, 2013
Glad you like it.
If you wanna change and redistribute it, go ahead, as long you link back to me. :)

I have currently disabled the background image of the lock screen myself and I will probably remove it in the next release.
beanaroo Featured By Owner May 2, 2013
Thank you! I'll only consider it if there is a demand. I've learnt so much from your code as there are no official resources for theming.

I found that, under lockDialogGroup, I was using lengths and percentages for background-size instead of 'cover'. I'm so proud of my desktop now :D
vivaeltopo Featured By Owner May 3, 2013
Haha! So this was you in the G+ community? :D
beanaroo Featured By Owner May 4, 2013
hehe, that would be me :)
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