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use lighter colors for top panel in gnome shell?

asked 2013-09-30 07:47:26 -0500

Felix Schwarz gravatar image

updated 2013-10-09 08:20:38 -0500

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Is it possible somehow to change the colors of the top panel in gnome shell so that it looks similar to gnome's classic mode top panel?

Actually I like the default gnome shell behavior (with some of the classic extensions enabled) better than the actual classic mode but light gray seems but better than black.

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thanks for referring to themes again, I found "eOS Gnome-Shell" which looks nice enough for me. Now if only Nautilus would get type-ahead find again, I'd be happy with gnome 3.

Felix Schwarz gravatar imageFelix Schwarz ( 2013-09-30 09:17:57 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-09-30 08:47:13 -0500

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Easiest way would be to use a different theme. Alternatively, you can change the color by editing the gnome-shell.css file.

I writing from memory here - I think you would need to edit the color under the properties of panel in that file.

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Beware that updates to GNOME Shell may replace that file, so you’ll need to repeat the change occasionally.

Gareth Jones gravatar imageGareth Jones ( 2013-09-30 11:07:00 -0500 )edit

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