[xmonad] gnome theming is destroying my life
michael.norrish at nicta.com.au
Thu Sep 13 02:18:30 CEST 2012
I probably updated my Ubuntu 12.04 install too enthusiastically, and suddenly I
have a lot of horrible theming. In particular, menu bars are now a horrible
grey colour, and my hand cursor is black with a white outline. Thunderbird has
been particularly badly affected: there the menu bar has a dark grey background
and black for the text colour.
My gnome-relevant set up is
Comment=Lightweight tiling window manager
Until a few days ago, this was giving me a very pleasant xmonad experience with
a little gnome seasoning.
But, it also seems as if I can't adjust my gnome settings.
There's an Applications / System Tools / System Settings menu entry that hangs
off the gnome-panel, and this allows the selection of themes from the Display
option, but this doesn't seem to have any effect on what I see.
I realise that this is more a Gnome question than an xmonad one, but my
situation is more likely to be one that xmonad users understand and/or have
encountered. I'd like to keep the gnome "seasoning" around if possible, but
the way it looks at the moment is sooo ugly.
Any advice gratefully received,
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