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I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 since it came out and so far didn't have any problems with it. But after I updated (via Update Manager) it yesterday, after every reboot, the launcher color defaults to a blue dash, workspace and trash icon and the rest is black. If I set the wallpaper again manually, then it changes color as its supposed to (chameleon).

Any idea why this is? Its really annoying to change your wallpaper every time you logon just to get the "normal" launcher.


The chameleon effect works perfectly for notifications. Only the Launcher and Dash are not changing the color.


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closed as off topic by Jorge Castro, RolandiXor, jokerdino, belacqua, htorque Aug 18 '12 at 6:46

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Are you using any themes? – Mitch Jun 9 '12 at 5:38
@Mitch Nope, I haven't made any customizations. Its just stock Ubuntu – Roshnal Jun 9 '12 at 6:33
You may refer to this page:… – Yixing Jun 10 '12 at 14:59
@Linuxthink Actually, its the other way around. I want the chameleon effect. I'm not just getting it currently. – Roshnal Jun 10 '12 at 16:05
Same problem here. If I change the wallpaper, it goes back to normal – user29033 Jun 13 '12 at 14:36