New Skype themes in OSX

So yesterday skype released a new version of Skype for Mac. You con get it here.

I know skype is evil and stuff but anyway they released a new theme that is used for the Mood chat. Sadly you cannot chose it as default message font, so what to do?
Well a simple 3 liner in Terminal allows you to use it as default chat style.

Open or whatever your favorite Terminal is(mine is urxvt) and type in the following:

mkdir -p ~/Library/Application\ Support/Skype/ChatStyles
cp -r /Applications/ ~/Library/Application\ Support/Skype/ChatStyles/MoodStyle.SkypeChatStyle
sed -i '' -e 's/moodmessage/moodstyle/' ~/Library/Application\ Support/Skype/ChatStyles/MoodStyle.SkypeChatStyle/Contents/Info.plist

Now you can set MoodStyle in Preferences/Chats/Style.

However I wasn’t quite happy with this solution, so I read about Skype supporting Adium message styles. Well… tough luck, turns out they dropped support for Adium message styles a couple of months later. Turns out it they didn’t completely drop it, just mod it a bit. So I sat there last night and stitched together a version of renkooNaked that works in Skype.

The downside:

The fonts gonna be messed up if you use any non 11 size, since the first line will always be 11px. Also, you should select the font once to set it properly.

Anyway, this is how it’s going to look(just click on the picture to download):


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