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Gaia Neue Suite by fratrip Gaia Neue Suite by fratrip
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Visual Style Suite for Linux, includes:

-One pixmap gtk theme. Requires the pixmap engine(comes installed by default in most modern graphical linux distros).
-2 Emerald window border substyles: Original and Minimal, check the preview image to see them.
-One tint2 config file, by :iconlynucs: Be sure to check out his awesome gallery! :D

Check here to see a screenshot of everything in action: [link]

Inspired by the Gaia 08 Suite by Imrik and Naalo.

If you like this suite, please fav this deviation, leave comments and tell your friends. Also, check my gallery for other linux visual styles. Enjoy! :)

PS: This is under a creative commons license, so modifications, ports and redistributions of my theme are completely welcome, as long as you give me credit. Also, I'm happy to know about mods, screenshots, suggestions and other collaborations so feel free to tell me :)
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Given 2011-02-25
Gaia Neue Suite by ~fratrip - simply gorgeous suite in "Gaia style". ( Suggested by hybridic and Featured by Alexander-GG )
justcarbon Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
my scroll bar doesnt look like that! how can i get it ?
miksedk Featured By Owner May 1, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
wooow......Beautiful man, thats awesome nice colors too, gotta try it out.

kind regards miksedk
crownvictoria Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011
whats a good icon set to use with this theme? any suggestions
geovailpintor Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011
Ryannzha Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Professional Artist
clean, simple, a future UI :D
half-left Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Well done dude!
Mesanovich Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011
So Linux got the DD.. Ain't that nice?
chiwou Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011   Interface Designer
ohh man I thought I already added this to my favs,
sorry mate :D, but a DD is always a good reminder

congrats :peace:
alltruist Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2011
Looks great!

Just wondering, do you think you could release a Metacity theme too? Thanks!
SteffenMoss Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010
Nice work! Do you have the color codes for the tint2? My tint is transparent, and would love to have it in white and orange. Thanks in advance :)
g0rg0d Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist thats awesome...
sebafer Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2010
very nice!!thanks!
madvicdesigns Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
well i need some help installing it?
Yikara Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2010
Beautiful. A shame it isn't for windows though.
NightShark Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2009   Traditional Artist
Would you recommend a nice font to use with this theme? and possibly an icon theme?
Sp0tnik Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2009
The icon theme is the last thing I need to complete my theme!
4Ward-Art Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2009
Can you help me with this? I can't get it to work. Add me on msn
RPG-Master94 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2009  Student Interface Designer
Would it be possible for you to port it to Metacity?

I love the theme... :w00t!:
but I hate Emerald... :hmm:
fratrip Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2009
Sorry, but I don't use metacity. Thanks for the nice words, though :)
grimsy-mc Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2009
for those asking how to use it:
sudo apt-get install emerald tint2

create a .tar.gz of the Gaia Neue folder within the Gtk folder - Install into the theme manager (System -> Preferences -> Appearance)

System -> Preferences -> Emerald Theme Manager
Import the themes from the Emerald Borders folder. If selecting a theme doesn't apply it, run 'emerald --replace' from the alt-f2 dialog

put the tintrc file in ~/.config/tint/
run 'tint' from alt-f2 dialog
ivsaken1 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2009
Looking forward to giving this a spin. :+fav:
ChewsHumans Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2009
"There was an error installing the selected file

"" does not appear to be a valid theme."

Uhuh. FAIL.
Uupis Featured By Owner May 9, 2009
Muscarr Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2009  Hobbyist Interface Designer
This is cool looking but a bit hard to use. Good work tough!
theNameless9 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2009
w00t! Looks amazing... Arr... I have to return to Linux... -_-
bigboss2200 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2009
love it.. gonna install xfce4 just to use this theme

extremely beautiful.. thumb up :D
Space-manSpiff Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2009
Hi there, I'm eager to try out the gtk theme here; your screenshots look fabulous, but I can't get the theme working either. Heads up: I'm about as green a linux user as they come, but one of my first priorities is getting my desktop aesthetics down. :P I appear to have the pixmap GTK engine installed, exactly as hBd a few posts earlier, yet get a "This theme will not look as intended because the required GTK+ theme engine '' is not installed." when I try to select any component of the theme in gnome's theme manager, after copying the theme folder (under /gtk in the extracted archive contents) into /usr/share/themes. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
fratrip Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2010
Try copying the theme folder to your "/home/user/.themes/" directory, and see if it works, it could be a problem with permissions when you copy it to the root /usr/share/themes folder. See if that works for you :)
misstricky Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2009
makes me want to try linux again... seriously gorgeous. :D
fratrip Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2010
Thank you very much! :)
hBd Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
not work for me :| wen i want to change to this theme says that i have not installed the GTK+ engine. you said that pixmap engine required just, and i have that one:

$ ls -la /usr/lib/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/engines/
total 1444
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2009-01-21 14:46 .
drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 2009-01-21 14:46 ..
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 116750 2008-12-11 10:07
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1126 2008-12-11 10:15
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 24265 2008-12-11 10:15
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 32796 2008-12-11 10:19
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 182487 2008-09-30 10:04
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 66167 2008-09-30 10:04
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 83804 2008-09-30 10:04
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 61350 2008-09-30 10:04
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 62873 2008-09-30 10:04
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 56170 2008-09-30 10:04
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1142 2008-12-12 14:06
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 324852 2008-12-12 14:06
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 38364 2009-01-20 00:29
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 64663 2008-09-30 10:04
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 999 2008-11-13 10:50
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 171156 2008-11-13 10:50
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 39359 2008-09-25 13:24
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 57439 2008-09-30 10:04
chronixx Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2009
Great work. I was just wondering though. How do I install this theme? I have read the FAQ and I'm still unsure of how to install the theme. Do I just drag and drop the "Gaia Neue" folder that's in the "GTK" folder into the ".themes" folder?

I'm running Ubuntu 8.10 64-bit. Any help that you could provide would be greatly appreciated. Thanks so much!
shani248 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2009
Open the downloaded file. Go into the gtk folder in the file. Now run ~/.themes/ which will open nautilus. Drag the folder Gaia Neue into the ~/.themes folder. That's it for the GTK theme installation.
yosh-dewd Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
I love it. Although the gray-ish tint of the background makes my eyes think the image is blurred somehow. Any pointers where should I poke around to change that color?
wanglili114 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2008
Works awesome. But how could i maximize and minimize the window? I couldn't find the icons anywthere...
TropicalTuna Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2009
I'm wondering the same thing - have you found a solution?
sdil Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008
i love this theme but, how to install it ?
krwII Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2008
really nice work!

but one question: i installed tint2 and your config works but around the tint-panel there's the emerald-border so that it looks like a normal window. any idea what the problem could be? i'm using ubuntu 8.10...
Juman Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2008
hey ho,

welche engine muss ich installieren? Unter Ubuntu 8.10 läufts leider nicht.
fratrip Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2008
Hey, I don't understand german but I think I know what you asked... you need the pixmap engine installed for it to work, but I don't know about ubuntu 8.10... I currently have 8.04 installed so I don't know if it will work or not. I just hope you can understand english...
Juman Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2008
Thanks. Yes is understand english. ;)
I have installed all packets from the repositories within ';pixmap' in the packetname but the theme won't be displayed without failures.

Are there different pixmap enginges?

thanks for your answers ;)
fratrip Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2008
Ok, I installed ubuntu 8.10 and the theme is working for me. It's probably a problem with your installation... you either put it in the wrong folder or installed it wrong. I don't think the pixmap engine is the problem.
MariuxV Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2008
very nice man! good job! So bright!
micdt Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2008

only find a tetris-clone with that name in my repos...
socksfan Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2008

You have to compile it yourself; there's a .deb going around on the ubuntu forums but I don't seem to be finding the link just yet..

micdt Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2008
thanks a lot ! :)

compiling it myself is no problem.

I wonder why there is so little information available about it on the net...
juansheng Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2008
I get it: "gtk-menu-images = 1".
Thanks again! :)
fratrip Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2008
Ah, alright, I'm glad :)
cmctiti Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2008
waiting ubuntu 8.10~~~
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