View Full Version : [ubuntu] GNOME: How to change the Windows titlebar color

August 22nd, 2009, 07:10 AM
On Ubuntu 9.04 with GNOME 2.26.1, I would like to change the Titlebar colour from the default dark-brown w/ black text to a lighter shade of brown (or another light color) so that the text can be easily read.

Below are 2 screenshots where you cannot read the Titlebar Text claerly because of the dark brown background color.
(Click on thumbnail to see larger image)

http://thumbnails19.imagebam.com/4626/d7075746254298.gif (http://www.imagebam.com/image/d7075746254298)
http://thumbnails8.imagebam.com/4626/c2aee146254301.gif (http://www.imagebam.com/image/c2aee146254301)


August 22nd, 2009, 07:20 AM
look here


August 22nd, 2009, 07:35 AM
I tried that.

I would like to change the dark brown titlebar for the current theme ("Bright") to a lighter background so that the text is readable.

http://thumbnails14.imagebam.com/4626/063d0146255963.gif (http://www.imagebam.com/image/063d0146255963)

http://thumbnails17.imagebam.com/4626/0c458a46255965.gif (http://www.imagebam.com/image/0c458a46255965)

August 22nd, 2009, 06:48 PM
Referring to this (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=641071) thread: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=641071, I installed 'gnome-color-chooser' & it did the needful (simple point-and-click interface with a lot of options; did not have to edit any config files manually, as another user suggested in that thread).

The Titlebar now has a lighter colour and text can be seen clearly:

http://thumbnails8.imagebam.com/4633/721b9546322769.gif (http://www.imagebam.com/image/721b9546322769)

http://thumbnails8.imagebam.com/4633/d2f0e546322773.gif (http://www.imagebam.com/image/d2f0e546322773)