View Full Version : [SOLVED] Openbox theming troubles

December 18th, 2011, 08:00 AM
So I did a vanilla openbox on ubuntu. Set the theme using lxappearance but only firefox and pcmanfm are obeying the set theme, rest are some sort of windows 98 classic theme. What to do?:confused:

December 18th, 2011, 08:31 AM
The other apps must be GTK3 then. Pcmanfm is a GTK2 app. Lxappearance doesn't change the GTK3 theme.

So if you want to use the Ambiance GTK theme (for exmaple) on a minimal install you'll have to do this:


1. sudo apt-get install gtk3-engines-unico light-themes

2. nano ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini

Add this:

gtk-theme-name = Ambiance

December 18th, 2011, 09:18 AM
Thanks. It worked.