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GnomishDark by tsujan GnomishDark by tsujan
GnomishDark is a clean dark theme for GTK3. It also contains a GTK2 theme, that depends on the latest Murrine and Pixmap engines.

*** Current Dependencies ***

GTK3 = 3.12.X (works with 3.10 too)
gtk2-engines-murrine >= (for GTK2)
gtk2-engines-pixbuf >= 2.24.10 (for GTK2)
Metacity >= 2.34 (for GTK2)

*** Notes ***

1) Ubuntu users could disable "overlay-scrollbar" if they want to have the original scrollbars of the theme. See…

2) Don't forget to take a look at the file "README" in the theme folder. It contains useful tips for LibreOffice, Firefox, Epiphany, etc.

3) Light monochromic icons go well with this theme. I've made the gray version of nouveGnome… for it.

Recent changes:

Mar 4 2014
Added a matching Unity theme for Ubuntu Trusty.

Apr 14 2014
Goodbye Adwaita!
Updated for GTK+-3.12 (still works with 3.10).

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Where would I find the Unity theme for Trusty Tahr?
If you put GnomishDark's folder in /user/share/themes, its Unity theme will be used alongside its GTK+ theme after changing dconf-editor > org > gnome > desktop > interface > gtk-theme to GnomishDark.
Thanks a million tsujan for this beautiful Gnome Theme. I have been using this theme for a long time. I use it on my Arch-Gnome. Great artwork, Keep it up. Clap Clap

I hope and encourage you to release fixes for gnome 3.10 soon.
(Yesterday I updated to Gnome 3.10 and the shell-theme in particular is not behaving as it should).
Thanks a lot for your feedback.

As I (and also many people, who make Gnome3 themes or create Gnome3 extensions) have pointed out elsewhere, the Gnome devs have a bad habit of breaking themes with every new release, as if they don't want any other theme for Gnome3. Their disrespect for users and also for developers wasn't my only reason to leave Gnome for KDE in 2012. However, I still have my Gnome-based Debian and will update GnomishDark as soon as a stable version of Gnome-3.10 comes to Debian.
Great job.

I just changed the grey/blue (#3b3b3e) in #3F3F3F and I adopted it. Thanks.
Thank you :) BTW, it's still for Gnome 3.6.You're welcom
However, that works so very well with OpenBox. It was just necessary to make a home-made OB theme. ;) (I can share it if you want, that can be useful)

I don't use Gnome3, never tested moreover.
I appreciate your offer but I prefer not to extend my GTK+ themes and might even remove their Cinnamon part. Since the appearance of Gnome-3.6 , I migrated to KDE and, although I'll maintain and update my GTK+ works, my focus is on KDE now.
Is there any feedback on using gnomishdark on Linux Mint w/ MATE desktop ?
If you mean if I've received feeadbacks from Linux Mint users, I'm not sure. But there have been comments from Ubuntu users and My own distro is Debian. So, there should be no problem in Mint.

BTW, GnomishDark is still for Gnome-3.6 and NOT 3.8. I've modified it for 3.8 but will upload it only after Gnome-3.8 comes in Debian Unstable (for more testing).
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