Azel

GTK2 Themes

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): Add the source-code for this project on opencode.net

15
7 .2
Description:

Latest Update :
28/10/2010 v1.6.0 . This update should have come six months ago, unfortunately at that time i had abandoned Gnome in favor of the more modern (and buggy as i was about to find out) KDE. Anyway, this is mainly a bug fix release, so many long standing problems should now be fixed.

Btw, there is a bug with the gtk-window-decorator that sometimes causes the Azel New menu button to be rendered incorrectly, i am aware of it but can't do much about it.

Description :
This theme looks best with the Faenza-Dark icon theme. It's also designed to work with or without the globalmenu hack (see instructions).

Instructions :

Extract the archive, go to the gtk folder and install Azel, Azel Original and Azel New through the theme manager.

If you prefer the gnome standard button placement use the Azel window border. If you prefer buttons on the left (as in the screenshot) use the Azel Original window border and go to the next step. The Azel New decorator works as well for both layouts.

If you have selected the Azel Original window border , open gconf-editor, go to apps->metacity-> general and change the button_layout to
close,maximize,minimize:menu .

If you are using compiz , open gconf-editor, go to apps->gwd and set metacity_theme_opacity to 1 . Then, go to apps->compiz->plugins->decoration->allscreens->options
and set shadow_opacity to 0.85 , shadow_radius to 8.5 , shadow_x_offset to 0 and shadow_y_offset to 4 .


If you prefer emerald to metacity/gtk-window-decorator , go to the emerald folder and install the themes . You can also look here http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=78145 for decorators that have the buttons on the right side.


If you are using globalmenu, go to your themes directory and browse inside Azel/gtk-2.0/. Open the file gtkrc and scroll down near the bottom till you find the line 'include "tweaks-no-globalmenu.rc"' (without the quotes). Comment out (put a # symbol in front of) that line, uncomment (remove the # from) the '#include "tweaks-globalmenu.rc" line and reload the theme.


If you prefer the old silver panel, go to your themes directory and browse inside Azel/gtk-2.0/. Open the file gtkrc and scroll down near the bottom till you find the line 'include "panelblack.rc"' (without the quotes). Comment out (put a # symbol in front of) that line, uncomment (remove the # from) the '#include "panel.rc"' line and reload the theme.


If you are using Ubuntu Karmic x64 and have problems with thunar and huge toolbars, use the included deb or follow the included instructions to compile a fixed version yourself.


If you are using firefox just use Midori :P . Just kidding ;) . Go to the firefox folder and into ff2 if you are using firefox2 or ff3 for firefox3. In case you are using the hidemenubar extension, there is also the Azel-no-menubar theme included.


If you are using Mplayer , extract the contents of the Azel-mplayer archive into ~/.mplayer/skins .
Last changelog:

9 years ago

Panel code rewritten from scratch.

Default button states added.

Shadow margins fixed.

Text color on progressbars fixed.

Better progressbars in treeviews.

Firefox no longer needs a skin.

Chromium frame color fixed.

Changed default icons to Faenza-Dark.

Support for Nautilus-Elementary.

sickhate

12 years ago

http://img524.imageshack.us/my.php?image=capturaecrayu2.png

and the panel is not like urs...im using arch...but i think this could be happening on other distros :S how can i fix this??

Report

C

SkiesOfAzel

12 years ago

I am working on a big update that will probably solve your problems (new panels are a big part of the update). In the mean time , please post a screenshot of your panel, it would help me to solve your problems faster.

Report

sickhate

12 years ago

hi dude i just wanted to add something..could u do teh panel bar more uniform? i see diferent sets of colours on it...one darker from the rest..and could u do something about those bars that appears on the lougout dialog? thats really ugly :P keep up this excelent theme!!!

Report

C

SkiesOfAzel

12 years ago

The panel looks right only when the size is set to 24 pixels. Does your panelbar look like mine on the screenshots ?

I don't see any bars on my logout screen, do you mean the buttons that pop up on mouse over (they look like all the other buttons in the rest of the theme)?

Report

sickhate

12 years ago

no my bar does not look like urs..when i click on logout the dialog is full of bars like to one on the gnome panel...on after another...and not a unike one...another thing..how can i put the menu icons even more little? thanks for the reply ;)

Report

C

SkiesOfAzel

12 years ago

I can't replicate your problems , my panel is fine and the logout menu looks fine too. if you can post a screenshot with your problems it would help allot.

Also try completely removing the theme redownload and reinstall it.

As for the icon sizes, go to your .themes directory , browse into Azel/gtk-2.0 and open gtkrc with gedit. Go all the way down to the last line and you will see this :
gtk-icon-sizes = "gtk-large-toolbar=24,24:panel-menu=24,24:gtk-menu=19,19"
change panel-menu values for panel icons and gtk-menu values for menu icons.

Report

TheRob

12 years ago

If you are using ubuntu you don't see the
standard gnome logout menu, but a customized
one, and I am aware of this problem in
at least gentoo , pclos and foresight.

hope this helps!

This theme is rocking out loud man!!!!!!

PS. if you have a panel style with a bgpixmap
for the panel and have something like this

class "*Panel*" style "panel"

then that is most probably the problem!

keep doing what you do! it's great!

//Robert

Report

C

SkiesOfAzel

12 years ago

Thanks man ! That's what i call a coinsidance, i was just looking at your Slickness panel code, allot of interesting stuff waiting to be found in there :).
Btw , are you interested in mentaining my themes ? I will be away for about a year (military service) so i doubt i will be able to offer updates.

Report

TheRob

12 years ago

yeah the slickness code should be fairly
bugfree now.... the code is a mess atm when
I haven't spent much time cleaning it up
,hope you can make some sense out of it :D.

As for maintaining your themes I appreciate
you askin, I really do, because they are
clearly top-notch!

However I have enough to do with my own
themes and I wouldn't feel comfortable making
any changes to your work whatsoever :)
(I would only make it worse)

I hope you survive your military training :D

//Robert

Report

gernie

12 years ago

First off, I wanna say that this theme is awsome. It's actually the first one that catches my eye in a while.

Anyway, in your screenshot, I notice two things that I cannot do. (1) The top panel has an image as background, and it is also a little transparent. How do I do that?

(2) Your Gnome menu icon is dark, but in the black-white 2 icons, it is white...did you change it or is it another theme?

Thanks for this great theme!

Report

C

SkiesOfAzel

12 years ago

1) I haven't set an image as a background it's the standard panel pixmap of the theme. As for transparency , i use compiz-fusion : Open Compizconfig , goto general settings -> Opacity Settings , click add and enter class=panel and a value of 79.

2) I've used gconf-editor to change the icon of the main menu applet to that of Galeon from the Oxygen refit icon theme. Get and install the Oxygen refit theme, open gconf-editor and goto apps->panel->objects . Look for an object with Main Menu as the tooltip , select use custom icon and enter the path of the icon in the custom_icon field .

Report

gernie

12 years ago

I didn't know compiz had a panel transparency option. Thanks a lot!

Report

mylesg

12 years ago

Awsome work. I'm intrigued by the wallpaper in the first screen-shot, could you supply a URL for it please?

Thanks!
mylesg

Report

C

SkiesOfAzel

12 years ago

I really don't remember where i got it but i could mail it to you.

Report

C

SkiesOfAzel

12 years ago

Nevermind, i uploaded it for you [url=http://rapidshare.com/files/104264299/Colony__Widescreen_by_aurora900.bmp.tar.gz.html]here[/url].

Report

C

SkiesOfAzel

12 years ago

... BBcode doesn't love me ... Anyway , here is the link http://rapidshare.com/files/104264299/Colony__Widescreen_by_aurora900.bmp.tar.gz.html

Report

mylesg

12 years ago

Excellent! Thanks much 8^)

Report

sickhate

12 years ago

the panel icons look to big :P

Report

C

SkiesOfAzel

12 years ago

Fixed ;)

Report

TheRob

12 years ago

This theme is:

* Amazing
* Creative
* Fresh
* Usable
* Goodlooking
* Futuristic
* Minimalistic
* Balanced
* Attractive
* GPL

and that is 10 stars... which is exactly
what this theme is... a 10 star theme!

congratulations!

This theme shows so many signs of
different kinds of creativity which
is not seen everyday here on gnome-look
,there are a lot of great artists here
and you are definitively one of the
best!

Keep up the good work!

Best regards

//Robert

Report

C

SkiesOfAzel

12 years ago

Thanks man, you are too kind . I don't consider myself an artist, i am just a dabbler , as my knowledge of image processing is rather limited. Besides, there are still problems with the theme :
I know for example that xul doesn't like my theme .Just mouse over the toolbars on firefox and thunderbird and you will see some redraw issues . Also ff3 doesn't inherit the list header label color, resulting in black text on a black widget...
The theme is also slow and the lighting is off in some cases.

That's the beauty of gpl though, anyone can take what for me is the best i can do and farther improve it according to his skills.
Thanks again for your words , it's very nice , not to mention motivating to see support from your colleagues .It's what makes the open source community something of which you want to be a part .

Report

TheRob

12 years ago

xul doesn't like any theme at all!

that is not your coding that is the issue,
it is the xul apps that don't obey gtkrc,
which is a major pain in the ass for a themer!

Also, that's what makes you such a good artist!

And Yeah! GPL is great!

//Robert

Report

C

SkiesOfAzel

12 years ago

I just stabbed firefox with my bastard sword (i always keep it around, you never know when it might come in handy). Now that i have defeated the creature, i might finaly manage to get some sleep for a change.

Report

to6ko

12 years ago

what`is Icons theme ?

Report

C

SkiesOfAzel

12 years ago

It's Black-white 2, get it here http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/black-white+2+Style?content=72619&PHPSESSID=985de2221b599aa130ca416125865b44

Btw, i can't stop looking at your avatar, it's so cute :) .

Report

9 years ago

Panel code rewritten from scratch.

Default button states added.

Shadow margins fixed.

Text color on progressbars fixed.

Better progressbars in treeviews.

Firefox no longer needs a skin.

Chromium frame color fixed.

Changed default icons to Faenza-Dark.

Support for Nautilus-Elementary.

12345678910
414
product-maker VilleVallo Dec 12 2012 3 bad
product-maker tombenko Jun 09 2012 9 excellent
product-maker lei00 Jun 01 2012 9 excellent
product-maker amorpher Nov 07 2011 9 excellent
product-maker XXXyz Apr 21 2011 9 excellent
product-maker halcapote Mar 20 2011 9 excellent
product-maker MK-64 Dec 27 2010 9 excellent
product-maker gracca Dec 09 2010 9 excellent
product-maker aguilarojo Nov 23 2010 9 excellent
product-maker geeknome Nov 09 2010 9 excellent
product-maker mclure Nov 02 2010 3 bad
product-maker lucpel Oct 31 2010 3 bad
product-maker brainvision Oct 31 2010 9 excellent
product-maker insane74 Oct 29 2010 3 bad
product-maker azawi Oct 29 2010 9 excellent
product-maker koleoptero Oct 28 2010 9 excellent
product-maker ubuntico Oct 28 2010 9 excellent
product-maker ceebeebg Oct 28 2010 9 excellent
product-maker Base: 4 x 5.0 Ratings
Be the first to comment
halcapote
Mar 20 2011
paspartu
Nov 01 2010
brainvision
Oct 31 2010
jolkdarr
Aug 12 2010
PhotonX
May 01 2010
shmalignant
Oct 28 2009
code933k
Oct 26 2009
dlkreations
Oct 26 2009
achteutis
Oct 12 2009
capsclock
Oct 12 2009
crfernan21
Aug 19 2009
thuban
Jul 26 2009
escortgoj
Jun 08 2009
cb2k
Apr 06 2009
MK64
Mar 30 2009
File (click to download) Version Description Downloads Date Filesize DL OCS-Install MD5SUM
*Needs pling-store or ocs-url to install things
Pling
0 Affiliates
Details
license
version
1.6.0
updated Oct 28 2010
added Mar 14 2008
downloads 24h
0
mediaviews 24h 0
pageviews 24h 12