How do you get a 'dark' notification centre in Sierra?

jbarley

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For anyone trying to use Foxlet's hack, you may have to completely disable System Integrity Protection (SIP) before you even use the Terminal to turn off Notification Center in step 1.

And it's likely that Notifications aren't going to work (any notifications already in NotificationCenter will disappear and no new ones will show up)—and some of the ControlCenter Widgets that involve interaction from you (like calculator) won't work, though some appear to work fine.

I've tried this hack on 4 different machines (all running HighSierra 10.13.3 beta) and while they all get the dark appearance, none of them actually work with this hack—though they all fail in different ways. Perhaps it's because I'm running the beta on all the machines.
Since my previous post I have removed the hack and reverted back to the original NC color.
While it originally looked good there were several things that did not work properly, so for me at least it was a no-go.
 
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TechAndOSWorld

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Jan 14, 2018
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There is a way to change NC to dark in macOS Sierra without replacing system files (it may be glitchy).
You need to have SIP disabled
Then, you need to download mySIMBL from GitHub: https://github.com/w0lfschild/mySIMBL/releases
After opening it, you will be prompted to install SIMBL. Install it.
Then go to "Discover" and click on "Wolf's plugins".
In there, find darkNC and install it.
After installing, restart NC (or log off and log on back).
And you're done.
(And maybe it'll work in macOS High Sierra too)
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[doublepost=1515928561][/doublepost]And with mySIMBL, you can enable dark theme in other apps like Finder or System Preferences.
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blankmann

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Feb 16, 2018
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Since my previous post I have removed the hack and reverted back to the original NC color.
While it originally looked good there were several things that did not work properly, so for me at least it was a no-go.
Hi Jbarley,

Wonder if you can help.

So, my NC is simply not opening and... being an idiot I seem to have misplaced my originals.

lol.

My calendar Notifications weren't working so... being an idiot, I decided to update to the latest OS to try and fix it.

Now NC simply doesn't open. At all.

Advise?

Cheers.
 

tubegeek

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Sep 28, 2018
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Brooklyn NY
I can confirm that this hack by foxlet DOES NOT WORK in High Sierra 10.13.6. Things look OK after reverting back to the original framework and app.

Thanks anyway, foxlet.