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I'm not sure if this a bug as I didn't found anything conclusive, most Themes are broken in Gnome 3.3.91 and had been broken ever since Gnome 3.3, However I see that the Ambiance and Radiance themes are not?.

What changes were made that only those Themes are looking fine but the rest aren't?

Note: This isn't exclusive to 12.04 I must add, this happens in 11.10 if one adds the Gnome 3 PPA.

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The ppa comment is a clever way to sneak it in to mainline...but I won't vote on it either way. – RobotHumans Mar 20 '12 at 0:33
screenshots are particularly useful for these kinds of questions. – Jo-Erlend Schinstad Mar 20 '12 at 1:16
@Jo-ErlendSchinstad From the screenshot you can see that.. everything is messed up, except the toolbar. – Uri Herrera Mar 20 '12 at 1:27
There's not mention of this in the Ubuntu launchpad bugs, in here , and on the forums..leads me to believe I'm the only one having this problem. – Uri Herrera Mar 20 '12 at 2:56
@UriHerrera: you're not. I too have this issue with most themes. I've been trying to figure out what went wrong as well. – RolandiXor Mar 26 '12 at 14:45
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changes in the Gtk.CssProvider and various other changes are at fault: See the answer to this question: No Items show in dash of gnome-shell when using "Axiom" Theme? Gtk3 is currently in a state of flux so Gtk3 styles written for gnome-shell 3.2 (which is what most people were using a few months ago) are not current for 3.3 and 3.4 Unfortunately that means a lot of styles are unavailable or requires fixing in order to work. My recommendation is to compare a working 3.4 style like malys unisex with any styles from 3.2 you wish to use and see where changes need to be made.

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One of my favorites Zukitwo is broken, I've yet to take a look to try to fix it. – Gary Apr 11 '12 at 1:14

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