change background colors in JACK?

hollunder at hollunder at
Sun Nov 2 08:49:56 GMT 2008

On Sat, 1 Nov 2008 22:21:01 -0700
"Paul DeShaw" <pauldeshaw at> wrote:

> Greetings,
> I believe this has been asked before, but so far I have not seen an
> answer.  If I missed it, forgive me for asking again.
> When I open JACK, much of it is completely illegible, because of the
> dark text on a dark background.  I can't read the labels on the tabs
> in the Connect window, nor can I see the lines showing the
> connections.  Changing GNOME themes doesn't affect it.  I have also
> tried customizing the Ubuntu Studio theme in various ways, but I can't
> seem to change those colors.  I have this trouble on my desktop, with
> an old CRT monitor and low-end ATI graphics.  On my Apple laptop,
> Ubuntu Studio is stunning, especially with Compriz.  It's just the
> desktop where there's a problem.
> Thanks,
> Paul in Seattle

Hi Paul.
Since qackctl (the application you use to control jack) is a qt
application you might need to change the appearance for
qt-applications. I don't know how the applications to do this are
called but I'm sure you can find out.


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