Mer/Documentation/Creating new themes

Image:Mer infobox icon.png
Mer is back : Please visit to learn more about this news.

First you'll need a working Mer installation. You can use VMDK (virtual machine) or chroot for example.

Get sources and Build Depends

After installation, run

sudo apt-get update

To update package lists.

sudo apt-get build-dep hildon-theme-liberty-mer

To get all build-depends of theme.

sudo apt-get source hildon-theme-liberty-mer

To get sources for liberty-mer theme.

Crating a new theme

First you need a software to edit vector graphics with. Inkscape is recommended.

Then, you can edit the big .svg template under the template/ in source directory.