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    E17- gtk theme

    I installed E17 yesterday and am loving it so far. I have already read this thread http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...t-17-a-357553/
    and I was wondering. How do I change the gtk theme without using gnome-theme-manager? The current native gtk theme, when alongside the beauty of E17, looks hideous. How do I change that? Also, is it possible to completely kill gnome altogether while I'm in E17?

    Some other less important problems I have:
    *E17 doesn't know how to open any kind file other than .desktop apps.
    *When I try to select which application to open a file, nothing happens.
    *The wallpaper won't change.
    *Are there some native apps for E17, like an image viewer, a terminal, a text editor, a file manager, a network manager? I don't want to have to use the gnome native apps all the time.

    Thanks in advance for whoever can help me with this, or my various other problems.
    Last edited by keelx; September 29th, 2011 at 12:54 AM. Reason: courtesy

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    Re: E17- gtk theme

    E17 is incomplete and in heavy development . I have used the core packages from the Ubuntu repository , which don't allow the installation of E17 themes . You end up with a mixture of E17 applications and Gnome .

    I am now using the PPA at the link , Which does allow the installation of E17 themes , but it is still a mixture of Gnome and E17 .

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1768427&page=3

    If you would like to try a Ubuntu 10.04 based distro that comes with E17 see the link . This may be the best way to get the latest E17 applications . http://bodhilinux.com/

    With the PPA you can install themes from this site . http://e17-stuff.org/
    Last edited by Frogs Hair; September 29th, 2011 at 01:18 AM.
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