[ubuntu-za] Unity launcher color woes

Wikus mazal.wikus at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 15:43:03 UTC 2012


On 17/09/2012 23:30, Bruce Pieterse wrote:
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> On Mon 17 Sep 2012 16:15:16 SAST, Wikus wrote:
>> Thanx , nothing there that helps though.
>> It is another one of those "too bad boet , that's the way it is"
>> things in Ubuntu it seems. **sigh**
>> Now you are forced too choose a background with colors that will suit
>> the launcher. Ridiculous.
>>
>> Thanx for the link though Hilton.
>>
>> - Wikus
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 17/09/2012 16:08, Hilton Gibson wrote:
>>> Try:
>>> http://askubuntu.com/questions/119731/how-do-i-disable-the-chameleon-effect-in-notifications-and-the-unity-launcher
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 17 September 2012 16:04, Wikus <mazal.wikus at gmail.com
>>> <mailto:mazal.wikus at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>>      Hi all ,
>>>
>>>      I have a problem with the color of my unity launcher bar.
>>>      It changes and adapts according to the background picture I use.
>>>      It doesn't stay the same color.
>>>      For example , I had a background picture that had a lot of silver
>>>      in it , so the launcher color was silver.
>>>      Now I have a background picture that have plenty of orange and so
>>>      the launcher bar changed to a very
>>>      ugly orange. This is annoying and ugly. I want it to stay a
>>>      specific neutral color like silver for example.
>>>
>>>      I tried changing the color with My Unity , but when I reboot it is
>>>      an ugly orange again.
>>>      How can I change the launcher color and make it stay that color
>>>      regardless of what background picture I use ?
>>>
>>>      Ubuntu 12.04 32bit with all updates.
>>>
>>>      Thanx
>>>
>>>      - Wikus
>>>
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>>
> Hi Wikus,
>
> It is possible! This is how:
>
> - - Install compizconfig-settings-manager or
> - - Launch it if you have it :)
> - - Scroll down to the Desktop category
> - - Select Ubuntu Unity Panel
> - - Click on the Experimental Tab
> - - Change the background color name to #313131 and the opacity to 255.
>
> Enjoy!
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> All the best,
>
> Bruce
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Hi Bruce ,

I see I am warned (when launching compiz settings) that I can break my 
system. So I will try this later in the week after
I have done my archiving and imaging. Just in case. :-)

Thank you

- Wikus



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