One thing I have been thinking of is some kind of "Mac4Lin Dust"
alternative along with the original Mac Aqua and Graphite themes. There's a
very good looking macish Firefox theme called Proto Dust and I'd really
like my whole desktop environment to look that way.
It's a black theme but it's not really glossy and it's very discrete. Menu
and Tool bars are black, and as a desktop theme I imagine the panels would
also be. The proto Dust theme - unlike many other dark themes - still have
white menus, which I'm happy with, because I don't like reading or writing
white text on black background.
I've managed to re-color the Menu and Tool bars in Gimp, however I get
problems when I try and change the text colors in Gnome Color-Chooser. I
can easily make the text white or light grey, but it also affects the text
in the menus, which means light color text on white background, which is a
Do you mean to say that the hex values of the colors are not consistent?
I don't really understand what you mean.
My question was with reference to this sentence: "I've managed to re-color the
Menu and Tool bars in Gimp, however I get
problems when I try and change the text colors in Gnome Color-Chooser."
Well I'm still not sure I understand. What I meant is that the original color
of the panels, toolbars, menubars, etc is grey with black text. If I make the
menubar black, the black text will be unreadable unless I make it light.
However, if I make the text light grey in Gnome Color-Chooser, I will have
light grey text all over, for example in the menus which are white. So it
seems to beyond my abilities to modify the theme the way I'd like it. Still, I
think the idea is good enough to be an alternative in the Mac4Lin package,
along with Aqua and graphite. So it's kind of a suggestion...