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Aqua

Cinnamon Themes 2 comments

Rating: 4.3
Mar 09 2019
then try Equilux ;) - Mar 30 2019
Transparent Panels for Cinnamon

Cinnamon Extensions 1 comment

Rating: 6.0
Feb 25 2018
+ Pretty good - though not enough variation in transparency to balance with legibility with various background images... (i.e. equilux panel has good transparency, this applet gives a little too much) - Mar 30 2019
Korla icon theme

Icon Themes 143 comments

by tarma
Rating: 8.0
May 14 2019
+ Very nice. - Mar 28 2019
Qmmp

Audioplayers 72 comments

Rating: 7.1
May 04 2019
+ Very nice with this skin too. - Mar 19 2019
Suru Plus 30 Barcelona

Icon Themes 332 comments

Rating: 8.0
Apr 29 2019
I open in Visual Studio Code, duplicate the theme(copy) and apply it, open the theme css then look for colors (in 'code' there's a colour preview next to colour entries to make it easier).

Edit one colour, save, change theme to preview - then go back, try the next one... use Gpick to choose the element of colour from an icon theme you want to use for hilight etc.) - Mar 18 2019
+ Pretty good - very pretty... needs some tweaking to match folder icons to my theme (hacked Ultimate/Equilux in powder blue) then it'll blend perfectly. - Mar 13 2019
Rating: 6.5
Nov 17 2016
+ Works well... but takes up a fair bit of space (a bit less panel space would be better... maybe combine to a single square showing combinations of number/letters). - Mar 16 2019
Suru++ Telinkrin

Icon Themes 45 comments

Rating: 7.7
Jul 09 2018
+ OMG perfect upgrade from Paper. - Mar 13 2019
Uniform

Icon Themes 82 comments

by ZMA
Rating: 7.1
Mar 20 2019
It's 'ocs-url' that results in a text file being downloaded... instead of using the link. - Mar 13 2019
Correct. However, ZMA hosted these icons on Yandex and posted a link to download them from there instead. Hence the problems... instead of a link, the 'install' or 'download' should simply download - not forward you to some link to another site " https://yadi.sk/d/Xv4A4b2ukysic: - Mar 13 2019
- Great - click 'install' and get some random named text file... what's up with that? - Mar 06 2019
Ultimate Dark

GTK3 Themes 86 comments

Rating: 7.8
May 13 2019
+ The best of the best - especially coupled with Equilux compact Metacity ;) - Mar 10 2019
Check out Equilux. It's a touch darker... compact version is perfect. - Mar 08 2019
sorted - Equilux theme metacity works great and looks better with less padding. Check it out... https://www.dropbox.com/s/1oo8uo4199tpks3/metacity-1.zip?dl=0
- Mar 08 2019
Actually not - but I find that the metacity-1 folder from Equilux does actually work and inherit the window colour - same grey for this, same bluish grey for 'Nordic' etc. - Mar 07 2019
Sadly the Window Borders fail on my Mint Cinnamon desktop - it just doesn't change them to match the theme. Back to Mint-Y-Yltra-Dark with the Mint-Y-Dark window borders... - Mar 05 2019
Flat No More

Icon Themes 5 comments

Rating: 6.8
Mar 08 2019
Insane full saturated folder icons - this one's nasty. Nice enough idea though... but it's a NOOOO from me. - Mar 09 2019
Nordic

GTK3 Themes 100 comments

Rating: 7.8
2 days ago
- Appears in Cinnamon-look website but has no metacity - so no proper titlebar (the only one that blends is 'mint-x' but that looks pretty bad). - Mar 07 2019
Should use 'Paper' icon theme - perfect. - Mar 07 2019
Aurora Nuevo

GTK3 Themes 34 comments

Rating: 7.1
May 18 2019
- Not working right in cinnamon - some error with metacity. - Mar 07 2019
Ultimate Maia

GTK3 Themes 122 comments

Rating: 7.7
May 11 2019
Not for Mint - the Mint-Y-Dark metacity will update to match the colour of the Mint-Y-Dark(colour) themes. With your themes, the metacity borders don't inherit colours and they're always darker than the window. - Mar 06 2019
- Window borders not working right - only MintX can match the window colour, the included border doesn't affect colour at all. - Mar 05 2019
Vimix-Gtk-Theme

GTK3 Themes 208 comments

Rating: 7.2
May 05 2019
-Naff on my cinnamon desktop - Mar 05 2019
Breeze Chameleon-Dark

GTK2 Themes 7 comments

by l4k1
Rating: 5.8
Feb 27 2019
- Didn't show up right in Themes app (plain grey rectangle) and when applied it totally removed all colour from the controls (completely black window except for white text and the icons allowing me to re-apply MintYYltra dark). - Mar 05 2019
Rating: 7.1
Dec 20 2016
+ Excellent - except selecting for the window borders also means you get the same Mint Y dark but without the sticky indicator... - Mar 05 2019
Needs a new fix for Mint 19 - any chance?
- Jul 04 2018
Modern Fairy

Cursors 14 comments

by KuduK
Rating: 6.4
Jan 27 2013
+ Good fun - Mar 04 2019
ROFL - good fun. - Mar 04 2019
Hand of Evil

Cursors 12 comments

by Grief
Rating: 6.3
Feb 02 2019
They do work - I used them again today. Nice change from arrows. - Mar 04 2019
+ Utterly ridiculous, but quite well done and it works... nice to see some real variety that actually works. I'm still stuck going back to Comix and Chameleon cursors as the best overall. This one will stick around for fun though. - Mar 03 2019
Faience

Icon Themes 28 comments

Rating: 7.3
Dec 16 2012
+ Easily the best battery icon on my panel. Great. - Mar 03 2019
Faenza

Icon Themes 585 comments

Rating: 7.6
Sep 05 2017
+Faenza is excellent - as is Faience (Faience has a better battery icon...) - Mar 03 2019
TheDOT

Cursors 18 comments

by buda
Rating: 7.3
Oct 16 2015
Great stuff - search for 'dot-light' and 'dot-dark'. These are the only cursors that threaten my Comix collection... - Mar 03 2019
ComixCursors

Cursors 298 comments

by jlue
Rating: 7.0
Aug 02 2017
+ Loving these cursors - currently my #1 for 2019; respond well to sizing in 'Mouse and touchpad' settings and look great from the smallest up to the largest setting depending if you wanna use the desktop or just admire the pointers. - Mar 03 2019
Bibata Extra

Cursors 18 comments

by Kaiz
Rating: 7.7
Oct 28 2018
+Not a favourite for me, but it's definitely good and it works well. RIght now I'm a huge fan of the Comix and the Dot-dark (most interesting and original newcomer) - Mar 03 2019
TheDot

Cursors 15 comments

Rating: 7.1
Jan 17 2019
+PROS: Very original. Very useable. Very attractive. Added to rotation with Comix and Chameleon cursors. -CON: doesn't respond to custom sizing (Mouse and Touchpad setting). - Mar 03 2019
BlueIllusion 2

Cursors 4 comments

by fnaax
Rating: 7.0
Sep 01 2008
+Excellent visibility and function. This and Comix are my 2 best choices. - Mar 03 2019
PRO-Dark-GTK

GTK3 Themes 76 comments

Rating: 7.4
Sep 07 2018
-it's blue... - Jul 04 2018
Shades-of-gray-theme

GTK3 Themes 59 comments

Rating: 7.8
May 10 2019
+Not bad - after the 'Yltra' theme stopped working... - Jul 04 2018
Terranove

Cursors 9 comments

by KuduK
Rating: 7.6
Jul 08 2010
Great, but only dark - not good for a dark desktop.
- Mar 04 2018
Equilux Theme

GTK3 Themes 66 comments

Rating: 7.1
Oct 29 2018
Very nice - though I do find that Mint-Y-Yltra-Dark still has the edge (window borders more compact) I do like the lower contrast in this theme. - Jan 05 2018
Hatslye

Cairo Clock 2 comments

Rating: 7.1
Oct 21 2014
Very nice - works well with more transparent background too (I like to superimpose on the background) with those lovely hands. - Jul 21 2015
Conky scripts

Conky 30 comments

by lyrae
Rating: 7.1
Oct 29 2007
Have a go with audacious maybe:

${if_running audacious2}${goto 25}${font dejavu:bold:size=10}${goto 25}${scroll 12 ${exec audtool2 --current-song}}${alignr} ${color white}${exec audtool current-song-output-length}/${exec audtool current-song-length}${color }${goto 25}
${goto 23}${execbar expr 100 \* $(audtool --current-song-output-length-seconds) \/ $(audtool --current-song-length-seconds)}${else}
${goto 23}${color1}${hr}${color }
${goto 26}${font dejavu:bold:size=7}${execi 60 fortune -s | fold -w45}
${color1}${hr}${endif}

If you close Audacious, then you'll get a fortune cookie instead. - Nov 15 2010
#mpd
mpd_host localhost
mpd_port 6600

Are you using MPD? If not then just comment out these lines in the script. If you are, then search to find out how to 'set up conky mpd'.

If you can't work it out, then delete those three lines and do it again. - Nov 15 2010
LCARS Slideshow

Wallpaper Other 4 comments

Rating: 5.8
Jul 31 2010
Thanks - I appreciate the effort on your part. I'm sure you'll get a lot more hits now.

I realise I could have downloaded the files individually but it's normal to get a tar.gz file. - Aug 02 2010
Sorry, the download link opens the listing page, it does not download the package. - Aug 02 2010
Vistar7 - Windows 7 Transformation Pack

Various KDE 1.-4. Styles 50 comments

Rating: 6.7
May 06 2009
Only available for torrent download?
Would it bug you if I made it available for millions of people and excluded you because I prefer a download method you can't use? - Apr 28 2010
Warehouses

Wallpaper Other 4 comments

Rating: 6.3
Dec 21 2009
I'm just pulling your plonker. I don't like it, but there's nothing wrong with it for people who do :) - Dec 30 2009
They are warehouses, they have no windows. We open windows to view the warehouse on our gnome desktops in our browsers.

Very funny indeed - and a very ugly wallpaper. Might look good on a Microsoft desktop. - Dec 25 2009
Win7

Various Gnome Stuff 7 comments

Rating: 4.7
Dec 23 2009
Windows Aero interface uses compositing which doesn't look the same as compiz compositing. Copies of Windows Aero themes look okay in screenshots, but on screen they look like very cheap copies - sorry. The same goes for many Apple themes - but most of these are solid and don't look too bad. - Dec 25 2009
ComixCursors

Cursors
by jlue

Rating: 7.0
Mar 03 2019
Rating: 6.9
Jun 21 2018
Rating: 7.0
Mar 06 2018
Rating: 6.5
Mar 04 2018
Rating: 6.2
Mar 04 2018
Rating: 6.8
Mar 04 2018
OpenSubtitlesDownload

Nautilus Scripts
by Emericg

Rating: 7.4
Feb 08 2018
Faenza

Icon Themes
by tiheum

Rating: 7.6
Feb 08 2018
Equilux Theme

GTK3 Themes
by ddnexus

Rating: 7.1
Feb 08 2018
Rating: 6.0
8   Mar 30 2019
+ Pretty good - though not enough variation in transparency to balance with legibility with various background images... (i.e. equilux panel has good transparency, this applet gives a little too much)
Korla icon theme

Icon Themes
by tarma

Rating: 8.0
8   Mar 28 2019
+ Very nice.
Qmmp

Audioplayers
by trialuser

Rating: 7.1
8   Mar 19 2019
+ Very nice with this skin too.
Rating: 6.5
8   Mar 16 2019
+ Works well... but takes up a fair bit of space (a bit less panel space would be better... maybe combine to a single square showing combinations of number/letters).
Rating: 7.7
8   Mar 13 2019
+ OMG perfect upgrade from Paper.
Rating: 8.0
8   Mar 13 2019
+ Pretty good - very pretty... needs some tweaking to match folder icons to my theme (hacked Ultimate/Equilux in powder blue) then it'll blend perfectly.
Ultimate Dark

GTK3 Themes
by bolimage

Rating: 7.8
8   Mar 10 2019
+ The best of the best - especially coupled with Equilux compact Metacity ;)
Nordic

GTK3 Themes
by eliverlara

Rating: 7.8
3   Mar 07 2019
- Appears in Cinnamon-look website but has no metacity - so no proper titlebar (the only one that blends is 'mint-x' but that looks pretty bad).
Aurora Nuevo

GTK3 Themes
by bolimage

Rating: 7.1
3   Mar 07 2019
- Not working right in cinnamon - some error with metacity.
Uniform

Icon Themes
by ZMA

Rating: 7.1
3   Mar 06 2019
- Great - click 'install' and get some random named text file... what's up with that?
Rating: 7.2
3   Mar 05 2019
-Naff on my cinnamon desktop
Rating: 5.8
3   Mar 05 2019
- Didn't show up right in Themes app (plain grey rectangle) and when applied it totally removed all colour from the controls (completely black window except for white text and the icons allowing me to re-apply MintYYltra dark).
Rating: 7.1
8   Mar 05 2019
+ Excellent - except selecting for the window borders also means you get the same Mint Y dark but without the sticky indicator...
Modern Fairy

Cursors
by KuduK

Rating: 6.4
8   Mar 04 2019
+ Good fun
Faience

Icon Themes
by tiheum

Rating: 7.3
8   Mar 03 2019
+ Easily the best battery icon on my panel. Great.
Faenza

Icon Themes
by tiheum

Rating: 7.6
8   Mar 03 2019
+Faenza is excellent - as is Faience (Faience has a better battery icon...)
ComixCursors

Cursors
by jlue

Rating: 7.0
8   Mar 03 2019
+ Loving these cursors - currently my #1 for 2019; respond well to sizing in 'Mouse and touchpad' settings and look great from the smallest up to the largest setting depending if you wanna use the desktop or just admire the pointers.
Bibata Extra

Cursors
by Kaiz

Rating: 7.7
8   Mar 03 2019
+Not a favourite for me, but it's definitely good and it works well. RIght now I'm a huge fan of the Comix and the Dot-dark (most interesting and original newcomer)
TheDot

Cursors
by MurKit

Rating: 7.1
8   Mar 03 2019
+PROS: Very original. Very useable. Very attractive. Added to rotation with Comix and Chameleon cursors. -CON: doesn't respond to custom sizing (Mouse and Touchpad setting).
Hand of Evil

Cursors
by Grief

Rating: 6.3
8   Mar 03 2019
+ Utterly ridiculous, but quite well done and it works... nice to see some real variety that actually works. I'm still stuck going back to Comix and Chameleon cursors as the best overall. This one will stick around for fun though.
Rating: 7.0
8   Mar 03 2019
+Excellent visibility and function. This and Comix are my 2 best choices.
PRO-Dark-GTK

GTK3 Themes
by paulxfce

Rating: 7.4
3   Jul 04 2018
-it's blue...
Rating: 7.8
8   Jul 04 2018
+Not bad - after the 'Yltra' theme stopped working...
Rating: 6.8
8   Apr 16 2017
Hatslye

Cairo Clock
by facsavar

Rating: 7.1
8   Jul 21 2015
Ecliz

Cursors
by KuduK

Rating: 7.1
3   May 12 2011
Rating: 6.9
8   Nov 07 2010
Rating: 6.9
8   Nov 07 2010