Aether Dark

Plasma Themes

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): https://cgit.kde.org/scratch/kvermette/aether-plasma-theme-dark.git/

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Description:

Aether Dark is currently under development; please report any issues found within the theme when installed on Plasma 5.12 or higher.

Aether is a theme aiming to use sweeping but subtle gradients and "just enough" transparency to illustrate the new blurring of the Plasma Desktop. This theme has extra details visible for 4K users willing to smear their eyeballs on their screens (mainly pencil-thin lines) and also works correctly with standard definition screens.

The icon theme in the screenshots is the Aether Icon theme, found here:
https://www.opendesktop.org/p/1176332/

This is my first Plasma theme proper, so in part this is a test to see how far I can currently push the Plasma theme system. Contributions and fixes to the theme are welcome in the Git repo. This is going up a bit "early" so I can begin getting feedback before creating the light version.

KNOWN ISSUES:
- The desktop toolbox container is currently broken looking.
- Some corners on panels aren't blurred properly; may not be noticeable pending on background and settings.
Last changelog:

0.0.2a 10 months ago

- Screen-edge glow effect now smooth. (temp fix, may be nicer later)
- Task progress highlights have been redone; now show nicely on all sides of the screen.
- The line edit no longer shows a box-in-box.
- Organization tweaks to the task manager file.

alexeymin

1 month ago

8 + cool!

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natepaul

1 month ago

8 +

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pxllime

1 month ago

8 +

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FallenX

3 months ago

8 Unique and fresh design.

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aaa1

6 months ago

8 +

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aaa1

6 months ago

When panel is on top edge of screen, inactive tasks have a solid pink background: https://i.imgur.com/HPRUZzC.png

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sen7

7 months ago

8 +

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zer0day

7 months ago

8 +1
The only reason I registered is to upvote this theme. It's beautiful!

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no1cares

7 months ago

8 +

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zzag

8 months ago

8 +

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rmwalk

8 months ago

8 +

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rmwalk

8 months ago

I really love this theme but there's something bothering me. I don't know if it's supposed to be like that, but my icons only taskbar looks kind of broken. I can't seem to know which applications are running because there's no distinction from running applications, minimized or pinned ones (only if I pass the cursor through them). It looks like there's nothing running at all, unless I maximize all of them.

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Psifidotos

8 months ago

The theme has a small bug.
It misses a "shadow-center" element. Without this element plasma framework does not indicate that there is a full shadow element in the svgs.

1. This is the reason you do not see the shadow in plasma system settings.
2. This is the reason Latte Dock can not draw this theme shadow properly for its docks. For its panels there is no problem because kwin uses a different way to draw them.

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gustawho

9 months ago

8 + I really like this theme and I've been a fan of the icon pack of the same name. However, the panel icons aren't that great. Don't get me wrong, they look good, but they don't match the ones included in the icon theme at all, which makes them look out of place. Anyway, looking forward to next releases.

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akeela

9 months ago

8 +

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akeela

9 months ago

love it

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WillS

9 months ago

8 +

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Snuggle

10 months ago

8 +This is by far my favourite theme for KDE. Awesome job and keep it up! :)

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Snuggle

10 months ago

Perhaps this could include more? A corresponding splash screen and "Look and Feel" metapackage? This is absolutely gorgeous and I want more!

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KenVermette

9 months ago

It's on the roadmap, but I'm aiming to get the general theme and icons sorted and usuable first. :D

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ysteina

10 months ago

8 +

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Cybernix

10 months ago

8 +

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migue

10 months ago

8 +

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Usrename01

10 months ago

Very nice theme, tnx Ken. The only thing i notice is that the kmail new mail icon is black so barely visible. That's the only thing that keeps me from using it because the rest is beautiful.

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Usrename01

10 months ago

Hi Ken, thank you for the update. After applying it the kmail new mail icon remains dark. The problem is not the theme but the icon set. When I switch the icon theme from aether to breeze or papirus the icon displays correctly. Also the aether theme has no icons for devices in the volume control applet in the system tray. So I eagerly await the updates to the aether icon theme. Thanks for all your work.

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0.0.2a 10 months ago

- Screen-edge glow effect now smooth. (temp fix, may be nicer later)
- Task progress highlights have been redone; now show nicely on all sides of the screen.
- The line edit no longer shows a box-in-box.
- Organization tweaks to the task manager file.

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product-maker alexeymin Apr 12 2019 8 great
+ cool!
product-maker natepaul Apr 09 2019 8 great
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product-maker pxllime Apr 05 2019 8 great
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product-maker FallenX Feb 10 2019 8 great
Unique and fresh design.
product-maker aaa1 Nov 21 2018 8 great
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product-maker sen7 Oct 24 2018 8 great
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product-maker zer0day Oct 07 2018 8 great
+1 The only reason I registered is to upvote this theme. It's beautiful!
product-maker no1cares Sep 29 2018 8 great
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product-maker zzag Sep 09 2018 8 great
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product-maker rmwalk Sep 02 2018 8 great
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product-maker gustawho Aug 22 2018 8 great
+ I really like this theme and I've been a fan of the icon pack of the same name. However, the panel icons aren't that great. Don't get me wrong, they look good, but they don't match the ones included in the icon theme at all, which makes them look out of place. Anyway, looking forward to next releases.
product-maker akeela Aug 13 2018 8 great
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product-maker WillS Jul 31 2018 8 great
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product-maker Snuggle Jul 24 2018 8 great
+This is by far my favourite theme for KDE. Awesome job and keep it up! :)
product-maker ysteina Jul 13 2018 8 great
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product-maker Cybernix Jul 13 2018 8 great
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product-maker migue Jul 13 2018 8 great
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product-maker ahjolinna Jul 08 2018 8 great
I love it, this has become my new fav. plasma theme
product-maker Count: 2 Rating: 5.0
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