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I use RedHat Linux 8.0 as my OS. I have a really simple question to ask. I have downloaded some themes from freshmeat. It's in the form of tar files. ...
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    Installing new themes


    I use RedHat Linux 8.0 as my OS. I have a really simple question to ask. I have downloaded some themes from freshmeat. It's in the form of tar files. I don't know how to install these themes.

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    Are these themes for GNOME or KDE?

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    Some are for Gnome and some for KDE

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    In GNOME, you can choose Install New Theme from the Theme preferences window. I haven't tried installing a new theme, but I guess you just point it to the tarball. I don't know how to do it in KDE, though.

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    I tried that but the theme doesn't seem to appear in the theme windows. Is there any file which can be edited manually to get so

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    there are instructions on my guide on the helpful tips / customization page to install themes and other things in kde.


    I have heard from numerous people that themes are a real pain to install in the new gnome, you used to be able to just drag the theme over, and now it can be done but I don't recall off hand because I never use it.

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