UNO
UNO 1.5.2
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UNO derives from the Latin word for one.

UNO is the root of Unity.

UNO is a theme that brings the sunken unified toolbar/titlebar look & feel to every single window on your system (metal or aqua, and already unified windows as well).

On a higher level, UNO's main goal is to enhance aqua interface consistence, by making all elements look and feel as one.

UNO is aimed to those who want a clean and un-osbstructive interface while keeping the best of Aqua.The unity level proposed by UNO does not compromises overall GUI contrast: UNO and UNO shade
What's New
Version 1.5.2:
  • Support for Mac OS X 10.4.10 or newer (except Mac OS X 10.5).
  • Added full support (UNO Blue; UNO Graphite; UNO Shade Blue; UNO Shade Graphite and LCD fix) for iTunes 7.3.1, while maintaining support for iTunes 6 (6.0.2 or later).
  • Fixed an issue that would produce an error when uninstalling if current iTunes version was newer than the one available when UNO was installed.
  • UNO no longer tries to change iTunes if its version is unknown (no more "blank music panel").
  • Fixed UNO behavior escaping spaces on paths on Japanese systems. This misbehavior was preventing UNO from being installed. (the oldest UNO bug is now fixed thanks to Yuji Tachikawa - (http://homepage.mac.com/yujit_achikawa/))
  • Added Japanese localization courtesy of Yuji Tachikawa.
  • Only MD5 is now used for self integrity verification (CRC32 checks were removed because there are a lot of users with "messed up" Perl setups, therefor unable to run CRC32 nor install UNO).
  • Removed the "Uninstall" option. Now UNO uninstallation relies exclusively on the Backup that it creates at "/Library/Application Support/interacto.net/UNO/guifix/ ". Please keep your backup healthy ;-) and use the "Restore from Backup" option to get rid of UNO.
  • Removed all the original GUI resource files from UNO's bundle.
  • Reorganized toolbar.
  • Changed the DMG background.
  • Updated online FAQs and ReadMe.
  • Correct the "Bundle ID".
  • Other code optimizations and cleanup.
Check the complete history here
Version 1.5.2:
  • Support for Mac OS X 10.4.10 or newer (except Mac OS X 10.5).
  • Added full support (UNO Blue; UNO Graphite; UNO Shade Blue; UNO Shade Graphite and LCD fix) for iTunes 7.3.1, while maintaining support for iTunes 6 (6.0.2 or later).
  • Fixed an issue that would produce an error when uninstalling if current iTunes version was newer than the one available when UNO was more...
Requirements
Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.4.4 or later



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ShawnBoucke commented on 21 Jan 2008
I just updated my computer with iTunes 7.6 on Mac OS 10.4.11 and UNO will not load saying iTunes is not supported. Please fix/update. This is an application that I love to use.
[Version 1.5.2]


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T3DO3 tipped on 06 Dec 2007
Yes, please! It would be so nice to have Uno for Leopard, the windows are way too dark, the difference between in/active windows is huge and the whole thing is eye-tiring :(

Moreover, I still don't know why the scroll bars in iTunes are different to those in other apps... Apple tired to unify the GUI but didn't succeed really.
[Version 1.5.2]

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inframan replied on 22 Dec 2007
Please, Please, Please!!!

UNO FOR LEOPARD!
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Dalahast replied on 11 May 2008
I think they did a marvellous job; I'm happy with Leopard's look.
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bad jobs - good jobs commented on 07 Nov 2007
If you are on design, you should try "Smoothstripes" designed by Max Rudberg, a nice makeover to Aqua, looks better & more mature than Uno or Apples' Original Aqua style.
You can download a standalone installer package for Tiger, so no need to pay for the buggy Shapeshifter.
See & download the free "Smoothstripes" here:
http://www.maxthemes.com/themes/?theme=SmoothStripes

After installation have a look at the clear scrollbars and the beautyfull greyscale replacement for Apples' "brushed"-style, - for me it is nearly perfect, especially if you choose the "graphit"-variation
[Version 1.5.2]


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Hippeman commented on 28 Oct 2007
I've been using Uno on Tiger for months without any problems (except for iTunes a while back).
Now we've got Leopard I thought that there's no need for Uno anymore, but I'm wrong:
The Leopard theme is much darker than the windows in Uno and is tiring my eyes. So hopefully Uno will come available for Leopard soon!
[Version 1.5.2]


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Zolo commented on 24 Oct 2007
I think this is the only real solution to the chaotic interface that is aqua.
[Version 1.5.2]

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Hippeman replied on 28 Oct 2007
I've been using Uno on Tiger for months without any problems (except for iTunes a while back).
Now we've got Leopard I thought that there's no need for Uno anymore, but I'm wrong:
The Leopard theme is much darker than the Finder windows with Uno and is really tiring my eyes. So hopefully Uno will come available for Leopard soon.
TIA
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bad jobs - good jobs replied on 07 Nov 2007
If you are on design, you should try "Smoothstripes", a nice Aqua Makeover, looks better & more mature than Uno or Apples' Original Aqua style.
It uses a standalone installer like uno, no need to pay for the buggy Shapeshifter.
Download Smothstripes here:
http://www.maxthemes.com/themes/?theme=SmoothStripes
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OldUser commented on 14 Oct 2007
Looks good, works bad.

Have it installed on my PB G4 1GHz and now my USB-Logitch-Mouse don't respond anymore, I get lost clicks, no reaction on double-clicks, can't move windows by their titlebar and so on. Am I the only one with these problems?
I tried twice, on fresh Tiger-installs, always the same, what's going on, any tips?
[Version 1.5.2]

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MacUpdate-Lon commented on 14 Oct 2007
feedback@interacto.net
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francola commented on 06 Oct 2007
Nice, but I love my menus striped and the bottom of my windows rounded. Please ad these as options.

Thanks!
[Version 1.5.2]


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Nithilher commented on 20 Aug 2007
This is really an almost perfect theme for OS X. Finally, everything looks smooth and just gorgeous. However, there is one small thing which bothers me a bit, the menus.

The original menus in tiger (OS X 10.4.x) have a very decent transparency and very light stripes. This gives them some structure.

Now, in UNO, the menus are still slightly transparent, but have no stripes or other structure at all (e.g. a gradient). Thus, they look very flat and, in my opinion, a bit boring. More importantly, some apps such as Safari have some pretty big menus covering substantial parts of the screen. Without any additional structure, the UNO menus rellay destroy the otherwise nice 3d effect of the UNO theme.

Is there a way to add an option to keep the original tiger menus? Or could the menus even be made more customizable?

Finally, I would be very interested to see whether I am the only person around here who likes UNO very much but is a bit dissatisfied with the menus.
[Version 1.5.2]

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Star-Affinity replied on 23 Aug 2007
I don't have any problems with the menus looking the way they do now. I think the look is more clean without the stripes. The menus look "3D" enough to me because of the drop shadow.

However I agree that it'd bee cool to be able to customize the looks of the menus. People have different taste and preferences. :)
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Tupring replied on 08 Sep 2007
The stripes suck big-time and always will! There are plenty of other similar themes that keep the stripes. Just use one of those. I am looking forward to an update to support iTunes 7.4.x myself…
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mac adam commented on 03 Aug 2007
U could not made a UNO what will support futur iTunes ??? Too Much Changes between versions ???
If you could, you will do no more loose your power for minors change ? And Let u more time for more news in UNO ??
Thanks for your Nice Works One More Time :D
[Version 1.5.2]

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Splunk23 replied on 05 Aug 2007
Work great for me with iTunes 7.3.2!
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mac adam commented on 05 Aug 2007
No theme change (Original iTunes) and cannot reinstall… Not work for me…
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truthhurts reviewed on 17 Jul 2007
Excellent program which does almost everything right. It has the right number of options, and most importantly, does everything *safely*. Checksums and integrity checks are performed for every step (unlike certain other programs which tamper with the interface). It appears to be impossible to screw things up.

My only issue has to do with locating the various applications. Uno does not seem to search for applications in non-default locations. If like me you have them in other places, the program will pause for several seconds for each application. For half a dozen applications, this gets tiring, and it happens on every launch.

My recommendation would be to either search slightly for applications (two levels deep has worked well for most applications, or use Spotlight), or at least eliminate the delay for selecting applications.
[Version 1.5.2]

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Interacto.net (developer) replied on 18 Jul 2007
Thank you for your input.

In the past UNO did search for the apps but there was a problem if the user had more than one instance of the app (like on a external HD).

Next version will make use of User Defaults and we plan to make UNO "remember" apps paths, among other settings...

Thank you.
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truthhurts replied on 23 Jul 2007
Thanks. I was suggesting just scanning inside /Applications (or ~/Applications), which would avoid the "second drive" problem, commonly seen with backup drives.

[Admittedly, there are a multitude of reasons not to move Apple's applications around, but I do it anyway. I'll have a clean applications folder whether Apple's installers/updaters have any sense or not (I manually move everything back before an update).]

One other thing I noticed is when applying the "unified" Uno look to metal windows, the window title text is always in grey, making it look disabled even in the foreground. Only problem I've noticed so far.
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Jynto had trouble on 09 Jan 2012
I am actually using Snow Leopard 10.6.8, and I got a message saying that UNO detected 10.5 and can't run.
[Version 1.5.2]


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Handycam had trouble on 30 Aug 2007
I can no longer launch UNO since iTunes was updated to 7.3.2. The installer only works on 7.3.1.

I don't even want to modify iTunes, I just want to install/uninstall UNO.
[Version 1.5.2]

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Mudflapper commented on 10 Sep 2007
Have you tried just waiting for the message to disappear, then continuing on with the installation? I thought I couldn't install UNO at first, but I realized that I could proceed after the message goes away.
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JackPot had trouble on 17 Jun 2007
Keep your fingers far away from UNO - it totally disturbs itunes - even after guifix in single mode!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
[Version 1.5.1]


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wompedy had trouble on 30 May 2007
i had problems as well with iTunes 7.2. when i reinstalled Uno to try to make iTunes 7.2 look right, all hell broke loose, and iTunes could no longer see music, like the library would just be a blank window and browsing the iTMS i could see art/reviews/etc, but no track listings. Weird. Anyway, I had to uninstall Uno entirely, then reinstall iTunes to get everything to work again.

i love Uno and really hope you can update it soon so my system can look nice again soon! thanks!!
[Version 1.5.1]

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mac adam replied on 30 May 2007
UNO no work only with iTunes 7.2, to install UNO without iTunes UNO Theme:

1/ Install UNO
2/ Trash iTunes
3/ Install iTunes

And work…

before the next update ;)
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Billy the Biker replied on 03 Jun 2007
Pretty weird. Just uninstall UNO then reinstall iTunes and it all comes back. Waiting patiently for the fix. {:
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mac adam had trouble on 30 May 2007
So Sorry about, but one time again the new iTunes 7.2 no work with UNO…
Could you update please …?

Thanks again for this nice App !
[Version 1.5.1]


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corra24 had trouble on 18 Apr 2007
I'm trying to install UNO 1.5.1, but I get this message:

NSReceiverEvaluationScriptError: 4(1)

Any hint?

Thanks


Corrado
[Version 1.5.1]

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Interacto.net (developer) replied on 18 Apr 2007
Sorry to ask, but do you have any SIMBL plugin or InputManager?
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mac adam had trouble on 16 Apr 2007
• I have my Quicktime with false angled bottom.
Must I uninstall and resintall ?

really a lot of work was did from v1.0
Thank !!
[Version 1.5.1]


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hced had trouble on 24 Mar 2007
I got the following message while trying to run this version of UNO, v1.5. (I previously used v1.3.2 and replaced that version with this new one.)

I have Powermac dual 2.5 Ghz (PPC), 1.5 GB RAM, running Mac OS X 10.4.9.

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AppleScript Error

2007-03-24 20:20:55.814 defaults[2814]
The domain/default pair of
(kCFPreferencesAnyApplication,
AppleAquaColorVariant) does not exist (!)
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[Version 1.5]

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Interacto.net (developer) replied on 24 Mar 2007
Thanks for the report.

I only have access to intel machines ATM and can't reproduce your problem.

Are you logged in as administrator?

Thank you.
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Interacto.net (developer) replied on 24 Mar 2007
I figured it out:

You MUST be logged in as administrator!!!
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Interacto.net (developer) replied on 24 Mar 2007
OK.

It should be fixed now.

I made a silent update , should read UNO 1.5(241) in the "About UNO" panel, to fix this problem.

Please report back.

Thank you.
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hced replied on 24 Mar 2007
Hi, Pedro.

I'm sorry, but I forgot to mention in the MacUpdate troubleshooting post, that I was able to use the program after dismissing that error dialog. And it seems it didn't show up after that.

Anyway. I downloaded your silent update, UNO 1.5(241), and it seems to work just perfect now. No error screens or anything, so let's close this bug ticket and have a beer instead! Thanks.
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Interacto.net (developer) replied on 24 Mar 2007
I'm glad it's fixed now!

>"No error screens or anything, so let's close this bug ticket and have a beer instead!"

Perfect! :-D
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mac adam had trouble on 06 Mar 2007
re…

…Uno is more darken than Original Aqua Bar (Not Brushed) and too Flat,
why not just paste the Original Aqua Bar not brushed on Brushed Bar… :°

… because Window little too flat, just little effect will can be very, very nice (like original Grey Bar Apple)!

…The menu Bar is better in White Aqua for me.

Finaly Original Theme is better, just brushed windows are ugly…

If I just can change Brushed metal to not brushed metal Apple (not Aqua white, grey Apple) and without re install iTunes 7.1, UNO been Perfect !!!

…and without Aqua line, All Right …
[Version 1.3.2]


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mac adam had trouble on 06 Mar 2007
nice…

but:
-no work with iTunes 7.1 !!!
-add Graphite & more Color for All App
-fix the UNO separation slide in small window (Aqua small window is cleaner than UNO, but with buttons UNO is Better)
-stay free please…

without this,
good idea
[Version 1.3.2]


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UNO derives from the Latin word for one.

UNO is the root of Unity.

UNO is a theme that brings the sunken unified toolbar/titlebar look & feel to every single window on your system (metal or aqua, and already unified windows as well).

On a higher level, UNO's main goal is to enhance aqua interface consistence, by making all elements look and feel as one.

UNO is aimed to those who want a clean and un-osbstructive interface while keeping the best of Aqua.The unity level proposed by UNO does not compromises overall GUI contrast: UNO and UNO shade can be mixed up in order to achieve that usability goal.

UNO also fixes some Blue/Graphite appearance inconsistencies.

Please check interacto.net GUI section for screenshots, FAQs and more info.

Any feedback will be greatly appreciated. Bug reporting as well... Please drop a line here.


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