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When running in Gnome Fallback mode (Gnome Classic) in Ubuntu 12.04, I added the Main Menu to the bottom panel, but I have a problem with the customization of its colors. It is like the old Gnome 2 menu that combined Applications and Places into one.

By default with the Ambiance theme, the menu's background is white when it should match the background of the panel itself. When using the Applications/Places menu that is enabled by default, it has the proper background matching the panel as it should.

Is it possible to customize the Main Menu's background color in Gnome Fallback or is the setting not there?

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I'm also interested in the answer. – user265572 Apr 5 '14 at 11:00

Hold Alt + Super/Win key, and right click on the Gnome panel. Then choose Properties from the menu, to customize the colour!

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That changes the color of the panel and not the background color of the Main Menu when you click on it and it is open. – Teg Sep 7 '12 at 6:21

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