Ghost (Aurorae)

Aurorae 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

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Description:

Window decoration designed to compliment the Ghost plasma theme.

This decoration should now display properly for modern kde versions (tested on 4.7.2)

However, I've dropped support for inheriting current color scheme highlight, as that feature has not been working for some time now and is the cause of the previous "grey glow" issue. I may look into re-adding support for this in the future, but I'm unsure if it is still possible to do with aurorae themes.

Ghost theme for plasma & KDE Color Scheme: http://jmtodaro.com/ghost.html
Last changelog:

7 years ago

2.2
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-Updated to support current KDE4 versions (tested on 4.7.2)
-Minor improvements to button art
-Added decoration-maximized element

2.0.2
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-opaque artwork bugfix

2.0
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-smaller borders & buttons
-now snaps to edge of window insead of edge of glow
-added shade & keep above others buttons
-minor glow color issue fixed

1.0
===
-released

g0van

1 year ago

9 +

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KDE4WasBetter

1 year ago

9 Can someone tweak it to orange and pink?

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Lesnite

1 year ago

How can I change the window border color? I want it to match the color of the Breeze Dark scheme.

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Archaeopteryx342

2 years ago

One of the best window decorations out there.

If we had the option to change colors that would be great. :)

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dboxall123

5 years ago

hi, is there any way I can change the colour of the glow around the windows? I can do it with the Ghost desktop theme, but can't work out how to change this to match.
Great work by the way, it's really nice

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hamed-sepehr

5 years ago

is there anyway to install this theme on linux mint?

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hamed-sepehr

5 years ago

my desktop is cinnamon

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kkragoth

5 years ago

Is there any way I can change blue color in this decoration to green? I tried to open .svg in gimp, colorize it, but nothing has changed. Same goes with Ghost Desktop Theme

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vokiel

6 years ago

There's a margin between my top panel and the top of all maximized windows with this decoration theme. It causes the border of non maximized windows behind the window with focus to show up as straight lines. It's a bit weird

http://i.imgur.com/TlqI8.png

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gh00st

7 years ago

awesome theme, i really like it!!!!
but i got a strange problem with the glow, its white and i can't find any way to change that.

i'm using ghost plasma theme, ghost color theme, ghost window decorator.
kde version 4.7.3
gentoo

please help, if i can get the green glow as in the screenshots i'll be a happy man X).

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pprkut

9 years ago

I've been using the Ghost themes for almost a month now and I have to say, I really like them. What's more, not having tried a dark theme before, I never felt the urge to switch back. So, thumbs up, awesome stuff :)
For the Aurorae theme I would have one request though. I regularly miss the window buttons, which gets annoying over time. Is there a chance you can make them bigger?

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jmtodaro

9 years ago

That's a reasonable request and I will consider it. In the meantime, you should just edit the config file. It's easy! You'll likely find it here:

~/.kde/share/apps/aurorae/themes/ghost-deco/ghost-decorc

Just open with your favorite text editor and adjust the following values:
ButtonWidth=10
ButtonHeight=10
ButtonSpacing=8

The numbers denote pixel size. You will probably have to restart Plasma or KDE for the changes to show up correctly. Hope this helps!

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pprkut

9 years ago

I don't know if it's an issue with aurorae or ghost, but the decoration becomes almost unusable for non-maximized windows if you use it in a non-composited desktop (like I tend to use when my notebook runs on battery), especially if you start resizing such windows. Mind looking into that?

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jmtodaro

9 years ago

Yes this a bug with Ghost. I've already fixed it, I just haven't uploaded it to KDE-Look yet heh. I'll try to do so today, but in the meantime you can obtain 2.0.2 from my website here:
http://jmtodaro.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=59:ghostdesktoptheme&catid=34:downloads&Itemid=60

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pprkut

9 years ago

Thanks. Works great now :)
The only thing remaining now (for me) is that "Keep Above" and "On All Desktops" have the same button design, where the visual toggle works on the latter but not on the former (the functionality works just fine). Non-critical issue though :)
Keep it up!

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snowhog

9 years ago

Yes, another nice window decoration. Good job!

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lordlukas

9 years ago

Hi your theme is great, but it seems to me that the window title is unreadable. Is it just me? (maybe I don't have the right font?)

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jmtodaro

9 years ago

It could be the font. Have you tried adjusting the size or boldness, or a different font in System Settings/Appearance/Fonts? It's hard for me to say for sure without a screenshot or more information.

I did not create this with any particular font in mind. I'm using "8-bit Limit A" in the screenshot.

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kai100

9 years ago

very nice work :)


thx

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gravy

9 years ago

Tell me please how to install this?

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jmtodaro

9 years ago

I decided to write up a tutorial for you and any others who may need it. Hope this helps!

Tutorial:
http://jmtodaro.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=78:how-to-install-aurorae-themes&catid=43:themes&Itemid=66

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majewsky

9 years ago

Please move this to the new section for Aurorae-based windecos.

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linuxcolor

10 years ago

fantastic........

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hostmaster2

10 years ago

Just as I was thinking things couldn't get that much better... you go and do it again. Another plus :)

Keep up the great work.

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echoes

10 years ago

great job. i absolutely love it.

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7 years ago

2.2
===
-Updated to support current KDE4 versions (tested on 4.7.2)
-Minor improvements to button art
-Added decoration-maximized element

2.0.2
=====
-opaque artwork bugfix

2.0
===
-smaller borders & buttons
-now snaps to edge of window insead of edge of glow
-added shade & keep above others buttons
-minor glow color issue fixed

1.0
===
-released

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