IndigoMagic

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An SGI workstation theme for Xfce, Gnome, MATE, Cinnamon, LXDE, etc. Introducing IndigoMagic GTK+ 2/3 widgets in classic or flat.

To install, unzip to ~/.themes and copy or link to /usr/share/themes then enable as user and root in Xfce:

Settings>Appearance>Style>>Fonts>>Settings
Settings>Mouse and Touchpad>Theme
Settings>Window Manager>Style
Settings>Desktop>Background
Settings>Session and Startup>Add>Sound
Panel Preferences>Appearance>Background
Applications Menu>Properties>Icon

To enabe bitmap fonts: sudo rm /etc/fonts/conf.d/70-no-bitmaps.conf
then unzip to /usr/share/fonts and run: sudo fc-cache -fv

To enabe QT5 theme: sudo apt install qt5-style-plugins
then add to ~/.profile: export QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=gtk2

To install system monitor with tray icon:
1. sudo apt install xosview kdocker
2. Settings>Session and Startup>Add>xosview
and enter: kdocker -i iconfile.png -n gr_osview xosview
3. Then add the following to ~/.Xdefaults

Xcursor.theme: redSGI
xosview*font: -adobe-helvetica-bold-o-*-*-12-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
xosview*geometry: 360x480+1000+28
xosview*background: #8C8C8C
xosview*title: gr_osview
xosview*gfx: true
xosview*meterLabelColor: black
xosview*loadProcColor: blue
xosview*loadIdleColor: green
xosview*loadPriority: 1
xosview*cpuUserColor: blue
xosview*cpuSystemColor: red
xosview*cpuInterruptColor: yellow
xosview*cpuFreeColor: green
xosview*cpuGraph: false
xosview*pageIdleColor: green
xosview*netInColor: blue
xosview*netOutColor: red
xosview*netBackground: green
xosview*swapFreeColor: green
xosview*swapUsedColor: blue
xosview*diskReadColor: blue
xosview*diskWriteColor: red
xosview*diskIdleColor: green
xosview*memFreeColor: green
xosview*memUsedColor: blue
xosview*memBufferColor: cyan
xosview*memCacheColor: magenta
xosview*netGraph: false
xosview*diskGraph: false
xosview*pageInColor: blue
xosview*pageOutColor: red
xosview*wirelessUsedColor: green
xosview*PoorQualityColor: red
xosview*FairQualityColor: cyan
xosview*GoodQualityColor: blue
xosview*usedLabelColor: black
xosview*foreground: black
xosview*usedlabels: false
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davem82

26 days ago

Pretty happy with this I gotta say. the trick with the xfce panel is to skin the background and make your button logo transparent. Happy trails!

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fdas

26 days ago

Excellent IRIX theme! Now one of my favorites together with the CDE / Motif theme... I love Unix workstation look ;) If this had similar color switching, border sizing scripts and maybe custom panel for the toolchest, then it would be absolutely perfect.

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davem82

24 days ago

Oh and check out SparkyLinux. Not only a great minimal Debian live distro, but they have CDE in the repositories which inspired this project.

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davem82

26 days ago

hmm maybe swapping out the window manager for icewm or fvwm95 which include a panel might do the trick here..

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davem82

26 days ago

..been reworking the panel. Xfce 4.14 supports locking all the icons to say, 16x16 but where to find pixel art tray icons to complete the look? That part is for you guys to tinker with or you can ditch it all together and go back to minimizing to the desktop.

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davem82

26 days ago

I share your sentiment. Why is color selection such a chore in linux? What I miss most from mwm guis is pressable button style titlebars as trivial as that sounds. It's got that tactile look and feel you don't get with xfwm. Could you suggest a wm with that and a good ui?

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fdas

26 days ago

I was previously using fvwm, it has color theming and built-in CDE/motif look that I wanted. Not sure about good ui, it has to be all done by user :D For me it was too much work to maintain my configuration (I have to do real work with my VMs, not just tuning desktops), so I moved to XFCE and the nice themes here at xfce-look.org to get the same effect.

Switching colors directly in fvwm might not be that easy, because IRIX style borders need to be pixmaps. I think the best solution for color theming would be using something similar to python scripts for CDE style xfwm theme here https://www.xfce-look.org/p/1231025/. This theme has all the color palettes from CDE, but could (maybe) easily use IRIX palettes instead.

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davem82

26 days ago

The Ichago theme which mine is based on comes with dynamic wm borders for Metacity, if you're into that. https://www.pling.com/p/1006689/. Also, there's a neat theme builder utility I've seen bundled with Redmond97 https://www.pling.com/p/1313764/ which is the way to do it. There's always gnome-color-chooser and check out Oomox if you want to go ham on your GTK3 theme. Don't forget qt5-style-plugins for automatic QT conversion.

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fdas

26 days ago

Thanks, I have to check those tools.

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davem82

26 days ago

The default gray and gold is quite lovely though. It's pretty easy to touch up the pixmaps with your own color and do a quickie find and replace in the gtkrc. Just digging up the color schemes is a bit of a job as IRIX emulation is super slow. Meh. I'll probably end up doing it...

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fdas

26 days ago

Emulation? Nice, so you are using that "new" IRIX support in MAME?

I have those IRIX color schemes from another IRIX look-alike project somewhere in my HDD.
I remember each scheme having lots of color definitions. Hard part would be
figuring out where each of them goes in the UI.

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fdas

26 days ago

*SGI hw support in MAME

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davem82

25 days ago

Yes, shout out to dexter1 on the irixnet forums. I had no luck with the docker instructions but got it working in MAME, which is a new development indeed. First thing I did was painstakingly extract the wallpapers. Figured someone already had the color palettes just wasn't sure if what was available was authentic. Send them my way when you get a chance davem82 at yandex com.

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fdas

25 days ago

I was able to locate the files. You should receive an email soon.

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davem82

25 days ago

Okay. Well, I'll do one or two by hand and if I can automate the process, I will.

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davem82

25 days ago

Thanks. Woo boy that's a lot of combinations. It's a big job and I don't want to sacrifice quality for quantity. I wouldn't mind doing a couple by hand though as I saw a blue one that I liked. Do you have any particular favorites?

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fdas

24 days ago

Yeah, that is why automation is recommended if that task is pursued. My favorites after default IndigoMagic are maybe "Milan" and "Mendocino"

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hictio

27 days ago

It's a Unix System, I know This!
Sorry, couldn't resist it.

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davem82

27 days ago

Hold on to your butts.

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snucks

27 days ago

If the icons are available i could screenshot a cool digimon movie throwback look :D

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davem82

27 days ago

YOU CAN DO IT.

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lgm86

1 month ago

10 10 the best

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lgm86

1 month ago

such a vintage classic theme! love it. Sadly i cant change the background image. I am on pop os, mate. i think i am doing something wrong because i am linux newbie. i have to select them in the customize section in the appearance window. they dont show off as a theme in the normal theme section. any hints?

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davem82

1 month ago

Not familiar with Mate but you should be able to right click the file>set as desktop background.

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Cr7NeTwOrK

1 month ago

10 10 the best

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