Gnome-OSX
GTK3 Themes
Score 85%
Description:

GNOME-OSX IV

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Made by paulxfce (alias Manjarocinnamonfan, paulubuntu)



Latest update:
New: update: 19/11/2017: Added Space-grey-variant, GTK 3.26-ready, new Shell-theme. New font.
New update: 13/09/2017: Completely new theme
New update: 10/6/2017: Bug fixes
New update 14/5/2017: Compliant with gnome 3.24; smaller headerbar and buttons; removed redundant code; added Github-page
New update 16/02/2017
New update 12/2/2017
New Update: 11/2/2017
New Update 9/2/2017


This is a gnome-desktop-interpretation of Mac OSX. I've tried to implement the feel of OSX on the gnome-applications. In version 3.0 I've modernized it in every little detail. There is nothing (not a single item) that is not new. Resulting in a completely rewritten GTK.CSS-file four times bigger than the previous one, while the theme feels more responsive. I've also added a new dark theme (Space-grey) , so Terminal, Photo's, and Video's are automatically dark-themed.

Gnome-OSX-IV-Space-Grey is also available seperately. This has the benefit of GTK 2.0- theming also.



I've spend a great deal of time (3 months) and effort on this theme into fine-tuning it, so I hope you try before you judge !


Main features:

- Support for dark theme.(Space grey)
- Use of gradients and shadows to improve readability.
- Same theming across GTK2 and GTK3. (See screenshots)

Separate download for Shell-themes:
- New Shell-theme to complement the Space-grey-variant
- Shell theme with white dock and slighty dark top-bar
- Shell theme with dark dock and dark top-bar

The 'Extra'-file contains fonts and some backgrounds.

This theme is developed on gnome 3.20 and updated to 3.26
This only works on a gnome-desktop, no support for other desktop-environments.
It also works on Ubuntu 17.10

When, as such, theming does not look the way it should be: make sure you have installed the necessary theme-"engines":

- The gnome-themes-standard package,
- The murrine engine. This has different names depending on your distro.
gtk-engine-murrine (Arch Linux)
gtk2-engines-murrine (Debian, Ubuntu, elementary OS)
gtk-murrine-engine (Fedora)
gtk2-engine-murrine (openSUSE)
gtk-engines-murrine (Gentoo)


How to install:

First: Just copy the extracted file to a '.themes'-folder you make in your home directory.
Then use Tweak-tool to select the GTK and shell theme.
LOG OUT AND BACK IN for changes to take effect !

Second: This theme was set out to use Myriad Set Pro Semibold (12pt,scaling factor:1,00) as the interface-font. This font is easy to get. Just google it...

Third: OSX uses titlebuttons on the left-side:
To put the buttons to the left open a terminal:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout "close,minimize,maximize:"

To put the buttons back to the right in case you want to revert:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout ":minimize,maximize,close"

In Gnome 3.26 gnome-tweak has a option to change the position of the titlebuttons, so the above steps are not necessary.



The original version 2.6 remains available.
Last changelog:

Solved problem dark toolbar buttons in libre-office 3 days ago

Solved problem dark active toolbar buttons in libre-office in the light version. Tanks to Tpypts for pointing it out.

Charliehenson

16 hours ago

Hello Paul I added this latest update to my Video Reviews. I Really enjoy your work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_4I4CpBrcE

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paulxfce

8 hours ago

Great! Happy for the advert. I should say however that titlebuttons are supposed to be on the left (which is easy to set in the new gnome-tweak ). Next, Ubuntu 17.10 does not have the GTK-murrine / pixmap engine support yet. (the latest fedora does) so theming on GTK-2 theme-apps do not work as it supposed to be on Ubuntu 17.10. But, other than that, thanks for the publicity!

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huangyiqi111

21 hours ago

keyide

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Trinity

2 days ago

Highly Professional Work.
Instantly fell in love with the "Space-Grey" theme, which is the most polished theme i've seen,so far.
Impressive choice of colors everywhere, with fantastic Theme refinement and implementation all-around.
The gnome-shell themes still need some additional work to be done though.
Looking forward to every update.
Thanks a million! :)

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paulxfce

2 days ago

thanks. there are still many issues, but working on it

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pesgo

3 days ago

Fine work thanks, unfortunately the problem persists with synaptic, as I had pointed out long ago. Hope you can fix it soon. In any case many thanks for your work.

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LinxGem33

3 days ago

@paulxfce

really great job with the themes I’ve been following your work as you’ve polished your gtk themes i had to leave a message of support and say don’t stop creating these fantastic themes, as your maybe aware now I’ve been developing gnome extensions one being "Arc menu" hence why i haven’t been on gnome look for a while, anyway great work and keep it up and if you need your work updating on github give me a shout.

kind regards - LinxGem33

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paulxfce

2 days ago

appriciate it !

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ClaudeC

3 days ago

My preferred theme ! So polished.

One thing : In LibreOffice, can you do something about the white square at the top right ? It's a bit distracting.

Thanks.

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ClaudeC

3 days ago

Here's a screenshot, if it can help better understand.

https://imgur.com/a/cYQFO

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paulxfce

3 days ago

Isn't it ugly? I agree. Only this is the close-button of the document. Hardcoded, so not something I can make disappear....

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ClaudeC

3 days ago

Some other themer dealt with it, like Adapta. It's possible.

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paulxfce

3 days ago

I hate the thing too, only this is libre-office 's own thing: the button to close the document. Which is hardcoded, so not theme-able...

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btd1337

3 days ago

Google Chrome Bug:
The window's maximize icon doesn't appears when it is maximized, but when it's in normal size appears normally.

Normal size, it's ok: https://i.imgur.com/eX6Xnc9.png
Maximized, icon wrong: https://i.imgur.com/OfBjXhU.png
Maximized + mouse hover: icon disappear: https://i.imgur.com/6jaRYGv.png

Please fix this.

Tip: Consider to create a github repository for this theme for help developing and fixing bugs, besides receiving donations.

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paulxfce

3 days ago

When changing themes there are always some strangs things happening. When you choosea theme always log out , or even restart to make sure the theme works correct. Anyway: here in my set up, I get all the buttons as they are supposed to be when maximized. Theming-wise there is nothing I can do. Because the gnome system makes the titlebar automatically.

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btd1337

2 days ago

The error persists.

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rogelin

3 days ago

Awesome

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noskoski

3 days ago

Greatest, works well on gnome 3.26

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tpypts

3 days ago

Man... I beg you... pls fix Libre Office toggle buttons appearance. I use LibreOffice daily and can't use this awesome theme because of this. Link to pic: https://imgur.com/a/8XC02

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paulxfce

3 days ago

It's a somewhat lighter color now... Thanks for telling me..

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tpypts

2 days ago

Wow! Thank You so much! It is epic now!!!

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btd1337

15 days ago

Bug: Title font isn't readable in dark applications.

Screenshot: https://imgur.com/F9uWAaO

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paulxfce

3 days ago

New dark version (space-grey) solves that...

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btd1337

15 days ago

Suggestion: Create a github repository for other people help in the project.

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fafa

15 days ago

There is a small adjustment to be made: in Nautilus, when you delete a file, a popup menu is show. The "undo" button seems to be disabled.

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Solved problem dark toolbar buttons in libre-office 3 days ago

Solved problem dark active toolbar buttons in libre-office in the light version. Tanks to Tpypts for pointing it out.

Version IV 4 days ago

Gnome 3.26 ready, New variant: Space-Grey

Version 3.0 1 month ago

New version

Added a github-link 5 months ago

Files are now available at my github

Update to gnome 3.24 5 months ago

Updated the theme to work with the latest gnome.
Headerbar and buttons are a bit smaller.
Redesigned the window-decoration and shadows to address issues
Removed redundant code.

Solution for nautilus-menu-disabled-items -theming. New sidebar background 7 months ago

Solution for nautilus-menu-disabled-items -theming. New sidebar background
Thanks Gelonek for finding the bug. I appreciate the feedback!

Added a theme-version with no transparent sidebar (NT) 7 months ago

At request: a version with no transparency set for the nautilus sidebar.

Window resize area reduced 7 months ago

'Melk' pointed out to the problem of the large area the resizing cursor takes before the pointer focusses on the other items on the desktop. He is absolutely right. The margin was set to 10px. Which is wrong. I now reduced the margin-size to 3px. I re-uploaded a correct version (an update again...) 2.4.

System-log errors corrected 7 months ago

Autocrosser1 pointed out that the theme created 'log-flooding', which pointed to colors not defined properly. Updated the download-file with a corrected version 2.3

Refining theme 7 months ago

-fixed the round button on sliders not showing a border
-made new check-and radio buttons
-harmonized the size and spacing of check-and radio buttons across GTK2- and GTK- applications
-removed the dotted inner box that showed the focus-button, because it was ugly...
- harmonized the line-color and depth beneath the headerbar or menubar across GTK2 and GTK3
-Blurred background remains even in maximized window-state
-removed the dotted line that appears at the top or bottom when scrolling trough lenghty lists (overshoot and undershoot)
reduced the default button-height to 20px, thereby making the buttons smaller in GTK3

Side-bar 7 months ago

New Side-bar solution: using blurred background, instead of transparent color

Version 2 7 months ago

Major changes in this theme:
- lighter theme, with rounded buttons
- transparent sidebar with bolded text-elements (just like mac-osx-finder)
- elevated and rounded buttons
- exclusion of original unfocused window theming: only title-buttons are greyed out
- overall fine-tuning

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Greatest, works well on gnome 3.26

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