Suggestions for dark MATE 'Controls' themes?

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Suggestions for dark MATE 'Controls' themes?

Post by darkstrike » Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:39 pm

Hey all - looking for some new dark / black colored MATE 'Controls' themes for my laptop! :) I'd prefer them to have gray, blue or red highlights to match my current favorite icon sets, etc. I'm using Linux Mint 19 MATE 64-bit - everything is up to date.

I've been using BlackMate almost exclusively because it's the only dark theme I've found that I've not had any issues with and looks really nice. I've downloaded several more aside from BlackMate, but most all seem to have odd annoying problems like the volume or brightness bar that tells you the current setting being blank or incredibly hard to see (such as with the Adwaita theme - volume is actually set to 75% here):
Screenshot at 2018-09-22 17-32-07.jpg
Or often text boxes on websites are incredibly hard to read - this includes drop-down menus as well (such as this example with me using the Adapta-Nokto-Eta theme:
Screenshot at 2018-09-22 17-35-35.jpg
Anybody have another suggestion aside from BlackMate that doesn't have these small niggly problems with it?

Cheers!

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Re: Suggestions for dark MATE 'Controls' themes?

Post by rickNS » Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:54 am

I like the dark themes, and mint 18.0 had a color "tweaker" that aloud you to change the color, anyway...

"often text boxes on websites are incredibly hard to read "

There is a fix for that I saw somewhere....searching....by Smurphos here.

viewtopic.php?f=18&t=266585
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Re: Suggestions for dark MATE 'Controls' themes?

Post by darkstrike » Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:34 pm

THANK YOU. That fix is excellent.....does it persist through Firefox updates though?

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Re: Suggestions for dark MATE 'Controls' themes?

Post by smurphos » Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:04 am

Should do... :)

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