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Here we are from https://forum.peppermintos.com/index.php/topic,5621.msg56748.html#msg56748

Hmm....

NOT advisable to install packages from the PM8 repos on PM7 .. I moved a LOT of stuff about which may break things.

numix-folders will (AFAIK) only work with the version of numix on PM8, but we can work around that.

and currently the only way to add the peppermix-dark-grey themes (icons and gtk) is via the PM8 peppermint-artwork package that would break likely break PM7 .. again we can work around this.

So are you after the peppermix grey gtk theme or icon theme .. or both ?

Actually, can you start a new topic about this, so others can benefit :)


Just the peppermix grey gtk theme is what I would like ( + numix-folders  :)  TVM)
« Last Edit: June 04, 2017, 03:58:37 pm by Bigoeuf »

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Re: Peppermint 8 theme & folder changer on Peppermint 7
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2017, 01:09:43 pm »
Okay then....

Make sure you're NOT using a Numix icon theme (if you are, switch to another first).

then run these commands in sequence:
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cd /usr/share/iconsthen
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sudo rm -rv Numixthen
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sudo rm -rv Numix-Circlethen
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sudo wget https://peppermintos.info/7to8/pm8-numix-icons.zipthen
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sudo unzip pm8-numix-icons.zipthen
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sudo rm -v pm8-numix-icons.zipthen
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sudo update-icon-caches /usr/share/icons/Numix /usr/share/icons/Numix-Circle /usr/share/icons/Numix-Circle-Light /usr/share/icons/Numix-Light /usr/share/icons/Numix-Square /usr/share/icons/Numix-Square-Lightthen
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cd /usr/share/themesthen
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sudo wget https://peppermintos.info/7to8/Peppermix-Dark-7-Grey.zipthen
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sudo unzip Peppermix-Dark-7-Grey.zipthen
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sudo rm -v Peppermix-Dark-7-Grey.zipthen download this file:
https://launchpad.net/~peppermintos/+archive/ubuntu/p8-release/+files/numix-folders_1.1.1+201704051617~198~ubuntu16.04.1+peppermint_all.deb
and double-click it to install it.

Now switch back to a numix icon theme and you'll find the Numix Folders app in the main menu:-

menu > Preferences > Numix Folders

and the Peppermix-Dark-7-Grey theme in the usual place (Customise Look and Feel).
« Last Edit: June 04, 2017, 04:14:50 pm by PCNetSpec »
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Re: Peppermint 8 theme & folder changer on Peppermint 7
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2017, 03:17:10 pm »
 Top draw as usual Mark -gonna do it now & will report back  ;)

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Re: Peppermint 8 theme & folder changer on Peppermint 7
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2017, 03:57:35 pm »
Cheers Mark absolute breeze - looks just right for me - not too garish with those LOUD orange folders from before & the grey theme is nice & subtle for me  :D
I'll mark it as Solved mate TVM  ;)

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Re: Peppermint 8 theme & folder changer on Peppermint 7 - 'Solved'
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2017, 04:16:28 pm »
You're most welcome :)
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