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How do I install themes?
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batlinbob

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PostPosted: Sun 27 Feb 2011, 18:16    Post_subject:  How do I install themes?  

I have spent a ton of time, hours non stop reading about how to install themes... i am new to puppy/linux but i am an MCSA
(win-blows)

i have downloaded, copied, unpacked, extracted all sorts of gtk themes packages .pet but can't figure out how to get the themes working... some say /root/.jtk but there is no directory etc... or broken links ... please please help me
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Jasper


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PostPosted: Sun 27 Feb 2011, 18:37    Post_subject:  

Hi batlinbob,

There are many helpful forum members, but it is better to use a meaningful title and to give some background such as which Puppy you are using.

Help is not always lightning quick, but it usually happens.

My regards
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trio


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PostPosted: Mon 28 Feb 2011, 00:41    Post_subject:  

go to /usr/share/themes

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Make new gtk-themes of your own .... see:

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=45702

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GustavoYz


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PostPosted: Mon 28 Feb 2011, 01:21    Post_subject:  

Themes for Gtk? JWM? OpenBox?
Gtk and OpenBox themes path is /usr/share/themes (using a dir for each one).
You should copy the theme folder into that path if its for Gtk or OpenBox.
The JWM issue its different, the path is: /root/.jwm/themes (note the "." which make it 'hide') and NO directory its used -check the installed ones-. If you put a new theme there (and if its working), you should see it on the 'JWM configuration'.

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