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gDeskCal is a calendar for your desktop. It features transparency with alpha-blending. Its appearance can be changed completely by using skins. It can also read and display your Evolution appointments, if you have any... My skin can be downloaded from there as well.
So you just installed Window Maker and think it's really useful, bloatless, etc. But you wonder how to change its appearance. So here we go. Get a theme somewhere, and unpack its contents to
/usr/share/WindowMaker/Themes (at least on Mandrake 10.2rc2 that is the path) for system use, or inside your home directory to
You could use the menu entry in your root menu to change WM's appearance, but perhaps you screwed it up and still want to change the theme. Open up a terminal and call
setstyle /path/to/Theme/style. This way you can also test a theme without installing it. Iy you have a theme that's really old (its directory in not called
name.themed) this won't work, because Window Maker can't find the associated pixmaps, unless you copied them to the
Here's a list of my Window Maker themes. If you move the cursor over the theme name, you can see a small screenshot.
Same for xmms.
My second theme for Sylpheed-Claws can be downloaded from www.allroy.de/Downloads/tom_2.1.2.tar.bz2. This one features new icons for 'trash_btn.xpm' and 'sylpheed_icon.xpm'. Older versions are still available and the changelog is here.
If you want to install and use themes for Sylpheed-Claws, these are the instructions from the README file. They are valid for Sylpheed-Claws < 0.9.8
tar xjf tom_2.tar.bz2
tar xjf tom_2.tar.bz2
Replace `/usr/local` with the prefix where you installed sylpheed-claws/claws-mail, if necessary you will need to create the `themes` directory if it does not already exist.
All pixmaps included in this theme were done by Jakub Steiner aka Jimmac. I just downloaded some icons from his homepage, decided which icon to use and converted them to xpm. Some icons consist of two ore more pngs that are pasted together. This is my second attempt to do a theme for sylpheed-claws, hence the name.
2010-03-08: Today I released Everaldo Kids 0.6. You can get it from allroy.de. The freshmeat links don't work anymore, the themes section was closed.