[Bug 1044788] Re: Installer is barely readable with Adwaita theme

Dmitrijs Ledkovs launchpad at surgut.co.uk
Sat Sep 1 19:05:38 UTC 2012

The high contrast theme bug is duplicate of bug 744283

We have a custom cairo background / highlight around the tick boxes.
There is consensus to remove those.

But in the adwaita theme the buttons look odd, and ubiquity is simply
using stock buttons there.

The ubiquity task is duplicate of bug 744283, the Adwaita theme bug is new as far as I know.
I am closing ubiquity task & opening adwaita theme bug.

** Also affects: gnome-themes-standard (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided
       Status: New

** Changed in: ubiquity (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Invalid

** Summary changed:

- Installer is barely readable with Adwaita theme
+ stock buttons are barely readable with Adwaita theme (as seen in the ubiquity)

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  stock buttons are barely readable with Adwaita theme (as seen in the

Status in “gnome-themes-standard” package in Ubuntu:
Status in “ubiquity” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  While preparing the Ubuntu GNOME remix image, I noticed that the
  installer is barely usable with Adwaita.

  1. Install gnome-themes-standard
  2. Open System Settings>Appearance and set the theme to Adwaita
  3. Install ubiquity-frontend-gtk and ubiquity-ubuntu-artwork
  4. Run ubiquity

  This also affects the High Contrast theme when running ubiquity from
  installed Ubuntu; notably selecting High Contrast from a live CD
  doesn't really change the theme colors as expected but makes the text
  larger (and it's not possible to get the text back to normal but
  that's a different bug).

  From installed Ubuntu
  1. Open System Settings>Appearance and set the theme to HighContrast
  2. Install ubiquity-frontend-gtk and ubiquity-ubuntu-artwork
  3. Run ubiquity
  4. With HighContrast, it's even worse as there is white on white text and it's not even possible to select the text to see what the text says.

  I guess Ubiquity is using custom widgets/theming. Screenshots

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
  Package: ubiquity 2.11.26
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-13.14-generic 3.5.3
  Uname: Linux 3.5.0-13-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.5.1-0ubuntu4
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Sat Sep  1 14:09:48 2012
  InstallCmdLine: noprompt cdrom-detect/try-usb=true file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash --
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64 (20120827)
  SourcePackage: ubiquity
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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