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Soil

GTK3/4 Themes by nestort 8 comments

(Note for downloaders: the titlebar icons come from your theme, iltimately. The wonky fun window buttons in the preview come from the Buuf theme. This theme suits Papirus (green, nordic, or bluegrey) as well, however.)

I **really** dislike the massive distracting animation, but the button active/inactive colors are gorgeous. It's chunky and good.

It could do with a bit more consistency for keynav (tab+modifiers) highlighting. Subtle animation there could be nice.

Thank you so much for making tabs that actually look like tabs, and generally bucking the trend towards flat areas with no borders or outlines.

Any chance of a mid-light version of this theme, once it's cooked? - May 05 2021
Skeuos

GTK3/4 Themes by daniruiz06 155 comments

Customizability is a great selling point! Please can you allow the dark and light variant base and background colors to be customized too? - May 03 2021
Prof-Gnome-theme

GTK3/4 Themes by paulxfce 394 comments

Please can you combine the gnome-shell, gtk-2.0, gtk-3.0, gtk-4.0 themes into one? Many thanks.

GTK2 support is required for correct Qt5 styling and for GTK2 apps, and GTK3 support is required for most apps. If you intend to drop new development support for anything behind the bleeding edge, that's fine, but please at least include the old folders in the current tarball. It makes it a lot easier to support real-world desktops, which are a mix of things.

Thank you for including keyboard navigation! - May 03 2021
Lim - Less is more

GTK3/4 Themes by darkomarko42 30 comments

Thanks for the update!

I noticed that Gnome Web looks a bit off with biggish font sizes (e.g. my usual 13pt Source Sans Pro here). The headerbar is too compact for it really. It seems most pronounced when Web uses a header bar with a subtitle, for example when it's running the the little apps you can create with its "Install Site as Web Application..." from the 3-dots menu. Here, the subtitle gets cut off halfway through the line. The problem also make the address bar for Web's normal mode bump into the base of its container, and it doesn;t look correct to me. - Feb 10 2021
Wrk-PRO

GTK3/4 Themes by paulxfce 98 comments

The gtk2 colors are still used by Firefox, and QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=gtk2 ("QGtkStyle") is still important if you want Qt5 apps to closely match the chosen GTK(2) theme.

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Uniform_look_for_Qt_and_GTK_applications#Theme_engines
(Unfortunately QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=gnome ("QGnomePlatform"), supposedly the modern way of working and the default, doesn't adopt the gtk3 colors. Just the decorations and fonts; for me it doesn't even support Adwaita-dark)

Perhaps these projects will eventually support gtk3 or gtk4, but that hasn't happened for years.

Can some of the rebuild tedium be scripted away? I really wish you the best of luck! Your themes are always just so darned nice looking, so I hope you find a workflow that automates some (all) of the maintenance horrors :) - Jan 28 2021
Wrk-PRO

GTK3/4 Themes by paulxfce 98 comments

The gtk2 backport is still missing as of 1.5 (tried Steel Blue and Purple). Looks like it's being thought about on in https://gitlab.com/paullinux/gtk-theme-assembly-project though. Is this due to become a scripted build? - Jan 28 2021
Redmond97

GTK3/4 Themes by matthewmx86 52 comments

Awesome news, and thanks for keeping this theme updated! I would recommend running a GNOME-bearing OS in a virtual machine if you want to keep your normal desktop clean. gnome-boxes is probably the least fuss virtualization app these days.

I should add that I tried Redmond97.tar.gz because of course you don't really do the nocsd thing in gnome.

FYI, I'm rolling with Debian Testing (the future Debian 11). - Jan 26 2021
Redmond97

GTK3/4 Themes by matthewmx86 52 comments

libgtk 3.24.24, gnome-shell 3.38.3, libmutter 3.38.3

It's an interesting pack! The CSD window borders are nearly perfect, which is impressive. I wish there was a Solaris/CDE theme that got the borders bezel effect right like this one does.

- Window buttons seem too small with large fonts
- In (GNOME with lib)mutter, non-CSD windows don't have any "resize bezels" (sure they're just cosmetic, but even so it's inconsistent).There's a few 1px shadow gaps too.
- Would it be possible to hide the inside bezel around widgets for fullscreen windows? - Jan 25 2021
Marwaita Collection

Listing by darkomarko42 2 comments

9 excellent - Jan 24 2021
Marwaita

GTK3/4 Themes by darkomarko42 229 comments

I'm using it with GNOME, and it's good there too!

Don't suppose you've got a HACKING guide to allow us to try different customizations for ourselves? I noticed all the theme variants you made, and I've got a real hankering after the classic Solaris/HPUX CDE colors. Are they all built from a common source? - Jan 24 2021
Marwaita Pop_os

GTK3/4 Themes by darkomarko42 11 comments

One of the things you notice with the real Pop! OS theme is that it uses its teal highlight almost everywhere, and reserves its orange secondary highlight for only a few very limited things. Marwaita Pop_os uses the orange almost everywhere instead, and it looks very different.

I don't yet know if it would fit with your build scripting, but I wonder if you could have another look at this? I'm afraid I don't know what their logic is for orange vs. teal highlights, unfortunately. - Jan 24 2021
MGT theme

GTK3/4 Themes by gusaroo 27 comments

It'd be much nicer for us users if you'd store the theme folders "flat" in git instead of packed in zips. In other words, unpacked and in their folders as they are intended to be used. If you did that, I could symlink to the ones I'm interested in directly from ~/.themes, and people could send you more targeted pull requests.

Also, please can you consider making your release a single archive of all the variants? 13 files per release is a bit too many. If you stored the theme folders "flat", you'll find that github will do this for you automatically based on tags :) - Jan 24 2021
Wrk-PRO

GTK3/4 Themes by paulxfce 98 comments

Glad to see support continue, thanks Paul!

By the way, there's no gtk-2.0 version in the 1.4 release, unlike 1.3. I guess it's a mistake? Can you reinstate it please? Using 1.4 with 1.3 GTK2 support works OK here. It doesn't matter if gtk2 support is a little rudimentary these days, but gtk2 colors are still used by the Firefox default theme and by QT apps if you roll with QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=gtk2 - Jan 16 2021
Retro-56

GTK3/4 Themes by paulxfce 13 comments

Really nice colors, and I always like this core of Paul's themes. Things are just so nicely proportioned and shaded here :D

The palette *very* slightly gets me in that early experimental nostalgia zone where color was used to differentiate different UI elements and things were not just glaring uniform white or midnight black (this was a great era, shut up). Think Motif/CDE or Acme/Rio/Plan9. It's a lot more subtle than those, however - perhaps a bit too much so, with the low contrast buttons. Windows without sidebars can be a bit blah, but you can't style every conceivable bit of UI out there.

Recommended partners: papirus-folders with "nordic" color, retroish editor and terminal theme e.g. Gruvbox.

No keyboard navigation, no GTK2 theme. That's a shame. I guess it's an alpha release or from an earlier offshoot? It'd be nice if the common core of this theme could adopt some of the fixes from the now-abandoned Wrk-PRO theme - Jan 02 2021
pho-earth by night

GTK3/4 Themes by nestort 19 comments

^ Especially the light variant! Any chance you could publish it alongside the dark one here? I've been playing with it, and it works well. It looks good against retro terminal and editor themes like Gruvbox.

(You may be able to repeat what you did for the .tar.gz for more than one external link?) - Jan 02 2021
pho-earth by night

GTK3/4 Themes by nestort 19 comments

[GTK+ 3.24.24, pho-earth (light variant) dc7d92c 2020-12-31]
Thanks for the update! I like the chunkier buttons, although the visual hierarchy seems lost a bit when they're on a popover. I think popovers may just need more shadow though?

Oh hey, it was you who made the Pandora glowing theme https://www.gnome-look.org/p/1396322/ .That's a fun one! Just thinking that this is sort of the Solarpunk counterpart to its Cyberpunk vibes~ - Jan 02 2021
pho-earth by night

GTK3/4 Themes by nestort 19 comments

Thanks for accepting. I pulled from git, and it's fine for the dark variant. Have to admit it's quite a sight-unseen fix as well, and probably fragile. I have *zero* idea why that weird ">" selector's there! There are probably far better ways of styling the current view (.view) and the sidebar (.sidebar) nowadays, but they all fight the legacy Pho theme stuff you've inherited.

BTW I use the light variant, and I don't see the patch in that repo yet :/ - Dec 27 2020
Wrk-PRO

GTK3/4 Themes by paulxfce 98 comments

I have to admit, I just don't much like "button style" tabs for ordinary GtkNotebooks. You've explained your reasoning before, but it just doesn't feel quite right yet (super personal opinion, and this is such a minor thing). Perhaps the "buttons" feel a bit slim vertically? Perhaps it's that tabs can be of non-homogeneous width, so the "buttons" all have different widths? I dunno. - Dec 25 2020
Wrk-PRO

GTK3/4 Themes by paulxfce 98 comments

[GTK+ 3.24.24, Wrk-PRO 1.2 (published 2020-12-25)]

Keyboard nav is visible again! Thank you so much!

Just some minor things:

- it could do with a little more contrast for listview/iconview/textview backgrounds away from the base grey. To me it's the neutral grey that's a smidge too bright ;)

- same thing between buttons and neutral base grey

The hot-cold gradients for slider fills are fun :) - Dec 25 2020
pho-earth by night

GTK3/4 Themes by nestort 19 comments

Maybe a VM if you need to keep stuff clean..

Anyway, after fighting a bit with the GTK inspector (GTK_DEBUG=interactive nautilus), I think Nautilus needs this in its current iteration. It's a complicated theme though, and these areas are styled in multiple places (inconsistently, and for a patchwork of old versions of Nautilus probably)

--- gtk-contained.css.ORIG 2020-12-24 02:02:34.926394234 +0000
+++ gtk-contained.css 2020-12-24 02:02:46.134490380 +0000
@@ -5110,5 +5110,5 @@
.nautilus-window notebook,
.nautilus-window notebook > stack:not(:only-child) searchbar {
- background-color: @theme_bg_color; }
+ background-color: @theme_base_color; }

/* Floating status bar */
- Dec 23 2020
pho-earth by night

GTK3/4 Themes by nestort 19 comments

[GTK+ 3.24.24, pho-earth (light variant) fd24b54 2020-12-11]

The colours are lovely, and the light variant available via the author's gitea is worth trying if you prefer light themes.

Like all Pho themes, recent Nautilus (3.38) has inconsistent background colours in the main icons view when a second tab is open. To reproduce: open Nautilus, select the icons view, press Ctrl+T to open a new tab.

It gets a high rating because it's good to see a theme that isn't copying macOS or Windows, and that dares to be unfashionably non-flat and a bit colourful. Keyboard navigation is actually visible, albeit a little subtle, and that's a *really* important thing.

Thanks to the author for making something so nice and accessible! - Dec 22 2020
Skeuos

GTK3/4 Themes by daniruiz06 155 comments

[20201104, Skeuos-Blue-Light variant]

Looks great. I'm normally not super fond of themes that change appearance between focussed and unfocussed windows, but I really get what you're trying to do with flat vs. intuitively usable (skeumophic, non-flat, whatever) and I like it so far.

Could you show gtk3-widget-factory in the screenshots, please?

Idea, take it as you wish: I feel that the area contrast isn't quite "there" yet between buttons and backgrounds, between header/titlebars and content, and especially between listbox contents and headers. Perhaps the general lightness could be made less glaringly white (75-85%), and the overall darkness of the dark theme be made correspondingly less pitch black (15-25%)? I feel that this could be a way to improve area contrast a bit, and it doesn't have to come at the expense of text contrast.

Use case: laptop, light theme user for font legibility, daytime + nighttime use, and "glare shock" avoidance when switching between a styled dark window and unavoidably non-styled things like web pages that tend to be black text on white. In dim conditions, I dial the backlight down. A light variant that isn't too glaring seems to really help me a lot there! - Nov 08 2020
Flexium

GTK3/4 Themes by paulxfce 28 comments

Checkboxes and radio buttons in the "inconsistent" state render as red squares in Flexium-3.32-V2. Same happens in Flexi-Gnome-1.1. This is with GTK 3.24.23.

- Oct 29 2020
Marwaita

GTK3/4 Themes by darkomarko42 229 comments

I think updating my rating has destroyed my earlier review text and your replies to it. Sorry. Just want to thank you for your ongoing work on this too, it's rare and brilliant to see so much dedication to getting things right!

(I'm a light variant user for Eye Reasons and daytime screen use, but most are too bright overall for night use. The balancing act must be... tricky.) - Sep 30 2020
Marwaita

GTK3/4 Themes by darkomarko42 229 comments

Thanks for the update on the focus highlights and the slightly more Skeu'morphically real feeling buttons. Version 7.7 (20200926) has a really nice feel to it again, though I still prefer the older, slightly darker background grey from 7.6.1 or before (picky, picky, picky!) - Sep 30 2020
Nexto

GTK3/4 Themes by darkomarko42 8 comments

I really like this. Good contrast, keyboard navigable, and there are just far too few light but not glaringly all-white themes out there. These days my eyes crave consistent light levels when switching (meaning light mode themes, realistically), but they need contrast too.

(... I miss Mediterranean Nights and medium greys ...)

It'd be OK to add shadows behind windows. I am old, and I remember when Amigas and Macs started doing this

I could tell it was from the same maker as Skeu almost by looking. I love that theme too. Flat themes are a usability disaster and need to be stopped, so keep up the good work! It's nice to see something that treats UI as an expressive language that lowkey explains how it's to be used as it all unfolds and happens. - Jul 22 2020
Cameo-ALU-Dark

GTK3/4 Themes by paulxfce 75 comments

Thanks so much for adding the gtk2 support! It makes qt5 apps look good too, with the older and more reliable QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=gtk2 method. This is a really massive improvement, and it really helps, so thanks again!

I still really love the contrasts within the dark greys of this theme, and the unusual lighter title bars. Aesthetically it's really pleasing overall, somehow.

Please can you add a keyboard focus highlight for buttons? This is really important for accessibility! The Skeu and Menta themes look good at this, and even Adwaita gets the job done in a basic but ugly way. If you can navigate gtk3-widget-factory without the mouse, you're on the right track!

The background color for highlighted text is too close to the text entry background color where there isn't any text. It makes highlighting text hard with the mouse. Quickest example I can think of is in Nautilus, and pressing Ctrl+L to enter a location manually. It highlights the current path for you, but you don't necessarily see that with this theme as of 1.5 / 1.5.1 even the blue-highlight variant. It'd be OK to reduce text contrast in the highlighted area I think, and lighten the highlight's background color so it's distinct? - Jul 22 2020
Pandora glowing theme

GTK3/4 Themes by nestort 6 comments

I really love the cyberpunk neon palette here. I just wish I could use very dark themes long-term without a web page or devhelp blasting me with glare every so often.

It'd be good if you could persuade Mutter to draw a 1px outline in the highlight color for GTK2/X11/Qt apps, even if it can't draw non-black glows like Xfwm4 and GTK3 CSD can. Maybe check out what the Neo-To theme does? - Jun 21 2020
Papirus

Full Icon Themes by x-varlesh-x 376 comments

Hi - I love how consistent and broad this theme is. Juicy colors!

Can you add an icon for the restic backup program generally, and maybe its unofficial restatic UI please? The main restic project has a cute but over-busy logo already, which has some (er,) unique elements that could be rendered nicely your way!

https://github.com/restic
https://github.com/restic/restic/blob/master/doc/logo/logo.png
https://github.com/Mebus/restatic - Jun 08 2020
Xfce ClassicLooks

GTK3/4 Themes by isiisorisiaint 69 comments

Seconding the call for a good bug tracker we can post screencaps in and stuff. GitLab and GitHub both have good ones built in.

Git can be a bit daunting at first, but I'm sure there'd be plenty of help from folks on here. - May 05 2020
Xfce ClassicLooks

GTK3/4 Themes by isiisorisiaint 69 comments

Nice! Thank you for looking into that. - May 05 2020
Alphacube for xfwm

XFCE/XFWM4 Themes by d3p4z

Sorry, that got truncated. Looks like you can't use Unicode smileys here. Should have had the following para:

They need " s inactive_color_2" appending to their colour definition. The "Condensed" variants don't suffer from this. - May 04 2020
Alphacube for xfwm

XFCE/XFWM4 Themes by d3p4z

Hi, thanks for porting it! I've always quite liked this one.

Quick bug report: the "right-inactive.xpm" file for all the standard sized variants (Alphacube Simple, Alphacube Light and Alphacube Color) doesn't use symbolic color, so the themes looks wrong when the GTK colour isn't exactly #e7e7e7 - May 04 2020
Xfce ClassicLooks

GTK3/4 Themes by isiisorisiaint 69 comments

Oh no, didn't realise. I hope she gets better soon, no hurry. - May 01 2020
Xfce ClassicLooks

GTK3/4 Themes by isiisorisiaint 69 comments

Sorry, to clarify: I just assume it's using the GTK3 style somehow for those colors because the Debian testing of 4.14 package is currently built against gtk3. Here's the changelog for the new release, and it indicates that the project as a whole is heading in that direction: https://xfce.org/download/changelogs/4.14 - May 01 2020
Xfce ClassicLooks

GTK3/4 Themes by isiisorisiaint 69 comments

Retro, mid/light grey styles that look good with the gnome-colors icon theme in an appropriate color. Thank you for the thought given to future hackability, and the useful preview screenshots!

It comes with a matching Xfwm4 theme with good resize grips and Fitts's Law -compliant upper corners when you maximize the window. The window manager theme suffers from some color errors for stuff newer than Debian 10's Xfwm 4.12 due to its transition into 4.14 and gtk3, but it's generally inoffensive. Can the bottom resize grips be made L-shaped, please?

There are still a few rough edges with the GTK theme where things aren't styled that should be, and some slightly broken defaults with some of the sub-themes. It's more than made up for by the massive degree of configurability, and by a really active maintainer. I'm looking forward to the next release!

I'd love a plank theme that styles like the Xfce panel :) - Apr 30 2020
Xfce ClassicLooks

GTK3/4 Themes by isiisorisiaint 69 comments

Hello, thanks for making this! Your work is what persuaded me to make an account here, just to feed back to you.

It's *fantastic* to see some chunky, contrasty, and colorful mid-to-light value themes, and ClassicLooks really delivers when you get to grips with its configuration. It really stands out amongst all the wonky macOS pastiches and "material design" mistakes out there. The designs look good on a daytime work PC in sunlight and at night in a darkened room.

(One quibble: I don't like tabs that don't look like tabs, but thank you for giving us the option of tweaking that)

Couple of glitches under Debian 10's GTK (libgtk-3-0 3.24.5-1):

Nautilus (nautilus 3.36.1.1-1+b1) doesn't have a styled main area, it just gets whatever the normal window "gray" color is, which looks odd. I guess it should look more like Thunar? To fix this, I used

.nautilus-window notebook scrolledwindow {
background-color: @canvas_bg_color;
}

This should probably have some recessed indent too so it looks like the sidebar. I don't know how to style that, sorry.

Also, Eye of GNOME (eog 3.28.4-2+b1) suffers from transparent toolbars in fullscreen mode. I fixed that with

.fullscreen revealer toolbar {
background-color: @bg_color;
}

but it should probably receive the appropriate toolbar styling too. - Apr 30 2020
Prof-Gnome-theme

GTK3/4 Themes
by paulxfce

9.4
Nov 12 2020
8.5
May 05 2020
Soil

GTK3/4 Themes
by nestort

6.1
7   May 05 2021
(Note for downloaders: the titlebar icons come from your theme, iltimately. The wonky fun window buttons in the preview come from the Buuf theme. This theme suits Papirus (green, nordic, or bluegrey) as well, however.) I **really** dislike the massive distracting animation, but the button active/inactive colors are gorgeous. It's chunky and good. It could do with a bit more consistency for keynav (tab+modifiers) highlighting. Subtle animation there could be nice. Thank you so much for making tabs that actually look like tabs, and generally bucking the trend towards flat areas with no borders or outlines. Any chance of a mid-light version of this theme, once it's cooked?
Prof-Gnome-theme

GTK3/4 Themes
by paulxfce

9.4
6   May 04 2021
Please can you combine the gnome-shell, gtk-2.0, gtk-3.0, gtk-4.0 themes into one? Many thanks. GTK2 support is required for correct Qt5 styling and for GTK2 apps, and GTK3 support is required for most apps. If you intend to drop new development support for anything behind the bleeding edge, that's fine, but please at least include the old folders in the current tarball. It makes it a lot easier to support real-world desktops, which are a mix of things. Thank you for including keyboard navigation!
7.7
8   Feb 10 2021
Thanks for the update! I noticed that Gnome Web looks a bit off with biggish font sizes (e.g. my usual 13pt Source Sans Pro here). The headerbar is too compact for it really. It seems most pronounced when Web uses a header bar with a subtitle, for example when it's running the the little apps you can create with its "Install Site as Web Application..." from the 3-dots menu. Here, the subtitle gets cut off halfway through the line. The problem also make the address bar for Web's normal mode bump into the base of its container, and it doesn;t look correct to me.
Redmond97

GTK3/4 Themes
by matthewmx86

8.6
7   Jan 25 2021
libgtk 3.24.24, gnome-shell 3.38.3, libmutter 3.38.3 It's an interesting pack! The CSD window borders are nearly perfect, which is impressive. I wish there was a Solaris/CDE theme that got the borders bezel effect right like this one does. - Window buttons seem too small with large fonts - In (GNOME with lib)mutter, non-CSD windows don't have any "resize bezels" (sure they're just cosmetic, but even so it's inconsistent).There's a few 1px shadow gaps too. - Would it be possible to hide the inside bezel around widgets for fullscreen windows?
6.3
9   Jan 25 2021
9 excellent
Marwaita

GTK3/4 Themes
by darkomarko42

8.8
9   Jan 25 2021
I'm using it with GNOME, and it's good there too! Don't suppose you've got a HACKING guide to allow us to try different customizations for ourselves? I noticed all the theme variants you made, and I've got a real hankering after the classic Solaris/HPUX CDE colors. Are they all built from a common source?
Marwaita Pop_os

GTK3/4 Themes
by darkomarko42

7.8
9   Jan 25 2021
One of the things you notice with the real Pop! OS theme is that it uses its teal highlight almost everywhere, and reserves its orange secondary highlight for only a few very limited things. Marwaita Pop_os uses the orange almost everywhere instead, and it looks very different. I don't yet know if it would fit with your build scripting, but I wonder if you could have another look at this? I'm afraid I don't know what their logic is for orange vs. teal highlights, unfortunately.
Retro-56

GTK3/4 Themes
by paulxfce

7.8
7   Jan 03 2021
Really nice colors, and I always like this core of Paul's themes. Things are just so nicely proportioned and shaded here :D The palette *very* slightly gets me in that early experimental nostalgia zone where color was used to differentiate different UI elements and things were not just glaring uniform white or midnight black (this was a great era, shut up). Think Motif/CDE or Acme/Rio/Plan9. It's a lot more subtle than those, however - perhaps a bit too much so, with the low contrast buttons. Windows without sidebars can be a bit blah, but you can't style every conceivable bit of UI out there. Recommended partners: papirus-folders with "nordic" color, retroish editor and terminal theme e.g. Gruvbox. No keyboard navigation, no GTK2 theme. That's a shame. I guess it's an alpha release or from an earlier offshoot? It'd be nice if the common core of this theme could adopt some of the fixes from the now-abandoned Wrk-PRO theme
Wrk-PRO

GTK3/4 Themes
by paulxfce

8.6
8   Dec 26 2020
[GTK+ 3.24.24, Wrk-PRO 1.2 (published 2020-12-25)] Keyboard nav is visible again! Thank you so much! Just some minor things: - it could do with a little more contrast for listview/iconview/textview backgrounds away from the base grey. To me it's the neutral grey that's a smidge too bright ;) - same thing between buttons and neutral base grey The hot-cold gradients for slider fills are fun :)
pho-earth by night

GTK3/4 Themes
by nestort

7.6
9   Dec 22 2020
[GTK+ 3.24.24, pho-earth (light variant) fd24b54 2020-12-11] The colours are lovely, and the light variant available via the author's gitea is worth trying if you prefer light themes. Like all Pho themes, recent Nautilus (3.38) has inconsistent background colours in the main icons view when a second tab is open. To reproduce: open Nautilus, select the icons view, press Ctrl+T to open a new tab. It gets a high rating because it's good to see a theme that isn't copying macOS or Windows, and that dares to be unfashionably non-flat and a bit colourful. Keyboard navigation is actually visible, albeit a little subtle, and that's a *really* important thing. Thanks to the author for making something so nice and accessible!
Skeuos

GTK3/4 Themes
by daniruiz06

8.9
8   Nov 08 2020
[20201104, Skeuos-Blue-Light variant] Looks great. I'm normally not super fond of themes that change appearance between focussed and unfocussed windows, but I really get what you're trying to do with flat vs. intuitively usable (skeumophic, non-flat, whatever) and I like it so far. Could you show gtk3-widget-factory in the screenshots, please? Idea, take it as you wish: I feel that the area contrast isn't quite "there" yet between buttons and backgrounds, between header/titlebars and content, and especially between listbox contents and headers. Perhaps the general lightness could be made less glaringly white (75-85%), and the overall darkness of the dark theme be made correspondingly less pitch black (15-25%)? I feel that this could be a way to improve area contrast a bit, and it doesn't have to come at the expense of text contrast. Use case: laptop, light theme user for font legibility, daytime + nighttime use, and "glare shock" avoidance when switching between a styled dark window and unavoidably non-styled things like web pages that tend to be black text on white. In dim conditions, I dial the backlight down. A light variant that isn't too glaring seems to really help me a lot there!
Nexto

GTK3/4 Themes
by darkomarko42

7.9
9   Jul 22 2020
I really like this. Good contrast, keyboard navigable, and there are just far too few light but not glaringly all-white themes out there. These days my eyes crave consistent light levels when switching (meaning light mode themes, realistically), but they need contrast too. (... I miss Mediterranean Nights and medium greys ...) It'd be OK to add shadows behind windows. I am old, and I remember when Amigas and Macs started doing this I could tell it was from the same maker as Skeu almost by looking. I love that theme too. Flat themes are a usability disaster and need to be stopped, so keep up the good work! It's nice to see something that treats UI as an expressive language that lowkey explains how it's to be used as it all unfolds and happens.
Cameo-ALU-Dark

GTK3/4 Themes
by paulxfce

8.3
8   Jul 22 2020
Thanks so much for adding the gtk2 support! It makes qt5 apps look good too, with the older and more reliable QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=gtk2 method. This is a really massive improvement, and it really helps, so thanks again! I still really love the contrasts within the dark greys of this theme, and the unusual lighter title bars. Aesthetically it's really pleasing overall, somehow. Please can you add a keyboard focus highlight for buttons? This is really important for accessibility! The Skeu and Menta themes look good at this, and even Adwaita gets the job done in a basic but ugly way. If you can navigate gtk3-widget-factory without the mouse, you're on the right track! The background color for highlighted text is too close to the text entry background color where there isn't any text. It makes highlighting text hard with the mouse. Quickest example I can think of is in Nautilus, and pressing Ctrl+L to enter a location manually. It highlights the current path for you, but you don't necessarily see that with this theme as of 1.5 / 1.5.1 even the blue-highlight variant. It'd be OK to reduce text contrast in the highlighted area I think, and lighten the highlight's background color so it's distinct?
6.4
7   Jun 21 2020
I really love the cyberpunk neon palette here. I just wish I could use very dark themes long-term without a web page or devhelp blasting me with glare every so often. It'd be good if you could persuade Mutter to draw a 1px outline in the highlight color for GTK2/X11/Qt apps, even if it can't draw non-black glows like Xfwm4 and GTK3 CSD can. Maybe check out what the Neo-To theme does?
Papirus

Full Icon Themes
by x-varlesh-x

9.2
10   Jun 08 2020
Hi - I love how consistent and broad this theme is. Juicy colors! Can you add an icon for the restic backup program generally, and maybe its unofficial restatic UI please? The main restic project has a cute but over-busy logo already, which has some (er,) unique elements that could be rendered nicely your way! https://github.com/restic https://github.com/restic/restic/blob/master/doc/logo/logo.png https://github.com/Mebus/restatic
Alphacube for xfwm

XFCE/XFWM4 Themes
by d3p4z

6.1
9   May 04 2020
Hi, thanks for porting it! I've always quite liked this one. Quick bug report: the "right-inactive.xpm" file for all the standard sized variants (Alphacube Simple, Alphacube Light and Alphacube Color) doesn't use symbolic color, so the themes looks wrong when the GTK colour isn't exactly #e7e7e7
8.5
9   Apr 30 2020
Retro, mid/light grey styles that look good with the gnome-colors icon theme in an appropriate color. Thank you for the thought given to future hackability, and the useful preview screenshots! It comes with a matching Xfwm4 theme with good resize grips and Fitts's Law -compliant upper corners when you maximize the window. The window manager theme suffers from some color errors for stuff newer than Debian 10's Xfwm 4.12 due to its transition into 4.14 and gtk3, but it's generally inoffensive. Can the bottom resize grips be made L-shaped, please? There are still a few rough edges with the GTK theme where things aren't styled that should be, and some slightly broken defaults with some of the sub-themes. It's more than made up for by the massive degree of configurability, and by a really active maintainer. I'm looking forward to the next release! I'd love a plank theme that styles like the Xfce panel :)