Dark Theme Fixes




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(!) Warning! Although we have tested these instructions heavily be careful and remember there is no warranty for this! Be careful and make backups. These steps fix little issues with dark themes but do not need to be done.

Only do this if you know somewhat what you are doing, if not you can leave it be. And still be pretty happy. This is for "Pros" mostly or those comfortable.


Remember to revert these changes should you decide to use a light theme again!

These tweaks are only necessary on fully dark themes like "Ambiance Blackout".



Fixes/Tweaks For Best Dark Theme Functionality.  
For users of Dark Themes Like Ambiance Blackout Colors
These tweaks fix issues with the software center and Firefox with this theme and other dark themes.

These are only necessary for dark themes like Ambiance Blackout you can safely revert them if you choose to use a light theme again.

Please Be Careful And Take Your Time! These tweaks are optional and if you are not comfortable doing them, things will still sort of work. so please don't do them unless you know what you are doing or have a backup.





Fix The Ubuntu Software Center To Display Correctly.
The software center has issues with dark themes, It has a light theme hard coded into it,  There is a Fix With Special Thanks by Noobslab & Delorean.


(!) Note - You must revert the changes to software center, (see bellow) if you go back to a regular light theme however it is easy to do. Follow all steps exactly! do not skip a line or forget a line to or you may have to reinstall software center.(That's A Worst Case)



(!) Remember to remove/revert this Software center tweak when using a lighter theme like regular Ambiance or Ambiance Colors! 


 
To Change To The Dark Theme, For Software Center,
 

Open A Terminal & Enter These Commands:

(Enter/Paste Each Line 1 by 1):


cd /usr/share/software-center/ui/gtk3/css/ && sudo mv softwarecenter.css softwarecenter.css.backup

cd /usr/share/software-center/ui/gtk3/art/ && sudo mv stipple.png stipple.png.backup

cd && wget -O softwarecenter.css http://drive.noobslab.com/data/themes/delorean-dark-3.10/softwarecenter.css

sudo mv softwarecenter.css /usr/share/software-center/ui/gtk3/css/

cd && wget -O stipple.png http://drive.noobslab.com/data/themes/delorean-dark-3.10/stipple.png

sudo mv stipple.png /usr/share/software-center/ui/gtk3/art/




 
To Revert Back To The Original Software Center Theme Simply,

Open A Terminal & Enter These Commands:

(Enter/Paste Each Line 1 by 1):

 
cd /usr/share/software-center/ui/gtk3/css/ && sudo mv softwarecenter.css.backup softwarecenter.css

cd /usr/share/software-center/ui/gtk3/art/ && sudo mv stipple.png.backup stipple.png





Fix Firefox To Display Text Boxes correctly.
Firefox has bugs in it's support for dark themes in Linux, Theres a long standing work around for for dark themes.(This tweak must be done per user! EG. every different home directory.)

BACK UP YOUR BOOKMARKS AND PASSWORDS! BEFORE DOING THIS! THIS IS A SIMPLE PROCEDURE, BUT IF DONE WRONG YOU COULD LOSE YOUR FIREFOX SETTINGS.

To Be Safe You Can Make A Copy Of The ".mozilla" Folder in your home directory and put it in Documents Or Something And Be Careful.


Press Ctrl+H To Show or Hide Hidden Files (The .mozilla folder is hidden)


 (!) Remember to remove this Firefox tweak when using a lighter theme like regular Ambiance or Ambiance Colors! 




Apply The Dark Firefox Theme Fix
1.) First: Download this Tar with the fix!

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B7iDWdwgu9QAUkM1WjBCMXFCb2M/

2.) Now Double click on the tar you just downloaded and extract the chrome folder in the tar to...

Press Ctrl+H in file manager to Show & Hide Hidden Folders like the .mozilla folder):

Extract folder in tar to: 
/ Your Home Folder / .mozilla / firefox / *name.default /

"Your Home Folder " is your user/home folder.
 

"*name.default" is going to be your profile name in firefox often a weird cryptic name. just look for .default at the end.




To Remove This Firefox Change Simply:
(If you switch back to a light theme you may want to undo this change, however is seems to work ok with those too, But just remember you did it):


1.) Open Your Home Folder

Press Ctrl+H in file manager to Show & Hide Hidden Folders like the .mozilla folder):

2.) Navigate your file manager to
/ Your Home Folder NAME / .mozilla / firefox / *name.default / chrome/

3.) Delete the userContent.css file




 

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