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I currently have the Ambiance theme set and for some reason the tiles(?) in the window tray have the window titles very close in color to the background making it extremely difficult to read.

I was wondering if there was a way to fix it.

--Apparently new users can't post images until they have 10 reps or something. Anyways now most of the time it seems that the window icons ( that is where you click to switch open windows ) has a white background and is visible but sometimes now it will switch to be default Ubuntu gray-ish and the text blends in.

It was probably a bug in 12.04 that's been at least partially remedied.

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Can you post a screenshot? –  Chan-Ho Suh Mar 9 '12 at 4:26
Need more info. I don't know what the "window tray" is, though I suppose you mean the indicators on the top right. But the description of how it looks is also difficult to understand. Screenshots make things very much easier. Add a link, for instance to a shared image on Ubuntu One. –  Jo-Erlend Schinstad Mar 9 '12 at 4:46
Are you using an icon theme? And the Ambiance theme you're using: is it just plain Ambiance, or one of the variants? (I ask because I have a similar problem when I use variants of the Ambiance theme; I think some of them just aren't yet ready for 12.04.) –  Kelley Mar 9 '12 at 4:50
Sounds like you're using the dark icons with the dark theme. Can you edit your question to include the output of gsettings get org.gnome.desktop.interface icon-theme? –  htorque Mar 9 '12 at 10:18
This question appears to be abandoned, if you are experiencing a similar issue please ask a new question with details pertaining to your problem. If you feel this question is not abandoned, please flag the question explaining that. :) –  Seth Dec 30 '12 at 6:52

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By any chance does it match your background image? This is the way it is supposed to look. It is designed that way. You will find a lot of differences between 11.10 and 12.04, Being different does not make it a bug. You will see the same effect for the Launcher and the Dash. It is the way Unity 5 is designed to work.

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I'm using Gnome Classic atm. The font is matching the color of the panels. –  Daniel Lounsbery Mar 10 '12 at 16:57

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