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Mate Themes

Postby nostromo on Sat Oct 19, 2013 10:01 pm

Is it possible to install these themes in Mint Maya (13) Mate edition....
http://mate-desktop.org/2013/03/26/new-themes/
Menta
GreenLaguna
BlackMATE
I cant find anywhere to download them from,i'm running: MATE Desktop Environment 1.2.0,
Thanks
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Re: Mate Themes

Postby nomko on Sun Oct 20, 2013 5:58 am

Probably you should update your version of Mate in order to install these kind of themes. You can find instructions here.
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Re: Mate Themes

Postby nostromo on Sun Oct 20, 2013 7:32 am

Thanks nomko,That's what I was wondering.
If I upgrade Mate,and start having problems
is it pretty easy to roll back to the original?
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Re: Mate Themes

Postby felipe.user on Sat Nov 02, 2013 6:37 pm

Don't update mate, just download the themes and extract it to .themes folder in your home desktop...
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Re: Mate Themes

Postby nomko on Sun Nov 03, 2013 6:17 am

felipe.user wrote:Don't update mate, just download the themes and extract it to .themes folder in your home desktop...

Reading is a problem, isn't?
The topic starter says that he/she has Mate version: MATE Desktop Environment 1.2.0, the theme he/she wants is made for Mate version: MATE 1.6.. It could work, it could not work. Best to avoid any issues/problems/not laoding the theme is to upgrade MAte.
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Re: Mate Themes

Postby felipe.user on Mon Nov 04, 2013 10:45 pm

uhh princess xd. Upgrade is for troubles, they first should try to load the themes in mate 1.2 and if they not work fine then upgrade. You are not respectfull.
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Re: Mate Themes

Postby nomko on Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:24 am

felipe.user wrote:Upgrade is for troubles

A properly performed update of the Mate desktop should give no problems. You're only updating the desktop, not the whole system. When i was running Mint 14 with Cinnamon, I updated the cinnamon version from 1.6 to 1.8 without any noticeable issues.

And when a theme is specially made for a single version (in this case version 1.6) and the theme itself is not backwards compatible, it's not worth trying out that theme..
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