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Google Wave Emerald Theme Is Way Too Gorgeous, Lonely

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Google Wave has some beautiful window borders going on, and someone has taken the time to convert them into an Emerald theme thus bringing the beauty of Wave to you desktop.

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Download Google Wave Emerald Theme

Sadly i’m yet to find a decent GTK+ theme to match it. The various “Google Chrome” inspired themes available so far (Chromibuntu, Chrome-Like, etc) all have various faults (imo) such as really ugly scrollbars or god-awful panel themes that just fail: –

If anyone finds a GTK theme that suits this Emerald theme and isn’t a bit on the shoddy side, be sure to let me know!

Until then i’ve replaced the scrollbars in Chromibuntu with some nicer ones: –

If anyone would like these you get them from my dropbox. Simply replace the “sliders” folder in home/.themes/chromibuntu with mine.

I’ve no idea who created them, sadly, but kudos to the artist!