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the new Ubuntu uses ugly colours merged out of my wallpaper. How can I turn this off, so it's just the darker version of the background (like in 11.10)?

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Ubuntu Tweak Does a nice job recoloring the Dash

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa 
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak
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I don't see such an option in ubuntu-twek. Can you provide a path to the setting? –  Bucic May 17 '12 at 19:58

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