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Flattastic-11_03_2014 by nale12 Flattastic-11_03_2014 by nale12
Package contains 8 versions of gtk3,gtk2,metacity,unity,xfwm4 and openbox theme.
To install themes, extract archive to /usr/share/themes. Gtk3 theme is for 3.10 version.

Requirements for gtk3 theme is only gnome-themes-standard package.
Requirements for gtk2 theme is murrine and pixbuf engines.

Gtk3 theme has customizable color.You can setup any color you want,just open file settings.ini and change value of 'selected_bg_color'.
IMPORTANT: Theme must be in /usr/share/themes in order to work color customization.

If you use mostly gtk applications you can use Flattastic themes. If you use a lot qt application it is recommended to use Flatastic-Light themes,because Flatastic theme has text color problems with qt applications. It is unsolvable. If you have some problems with Flatastic themes and gtk apps just send a bug report here,and I will try to fix it(do not send for qt apps).

Wallpaper used in screenshot:

Theme is inspired by beautiful work of vladedimovski

Conky designed for this theme:


07.01.2014.  * Fixed problems with MATE panel and added marco theme.
                  * Fixed bug with combo menu in Flattastic gtk3 themes.

13.01.2014.  * Increased font-background contrast.
                  * Fixed many bugs in gtk2 themes.

11.03.2014.  * Fixed bug with treeview
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Jashmykov Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New member
Is it just me, or is the title bar on epiphany off-center?
ulkeshkosh Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014
For anyone having the Chrome issue where the menu items (both bookmark bar and right-click menu items) are showing up white upon mouse hover, here is the fix (and if the author would be so kind as to update his themes and make sure they get into the ubuntu upstream for the ppa, that would be wonderful):

1) user@host:~$ sudo gedit /usr/share/themes/Flattastic-<theme here>/gtk-2.0/styles/menu-menubar

2) At the very bottom, add the following code:

    style "chrome_menu_item"
           bg[SELECTED] = @selected_bg_color

    widget_class "*<GtkCustomMenu>*<GtkCustomMenuItem>*" style "chrome_menu_item"

3) Save the file

4) user@host:~$ killall chrome

5) Restart Chrome and it should be fixed.
SuprVillain Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
nice! can you do a version w/o the round window widgets, overall square window frame + widgets?
phoenixdow Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Awesome. Thanks you!
ebullientzephyr Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014
This is really cool, thanks.
gastronomin Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014
hey, awesome theme! For some reason the maximize/minimize buttons dont show up as the colored circles. Any idea how to fix this? am using gnome 3.10
AnAshChosen Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014
Hey Nale, great theme, just one problem though, the window close, minimze, and maximize buttons in inactive windows are a bit messy looking on Ubuntu 14.04. Would really appreciate a fix.
lukypie Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014
hey, what icon pack you're using? 
template Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014
If you are using this on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr ***with Unity***, then don't waste your time like I did with trying to align the "close, minimize, maximize" window controls to the top right of the window. From 14.04 it is not possible anymore by design.
asantewaaphillic Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Student General Artist
Hi! I'm trying to change the colors and one of two things happens, it either gets rid of the flat look or it doesn't change at all. Beautiful theme!
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