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Ambiance Theme gone ! i've left with radiance , when i try to select it i got a metacity like theme.(tried to reinstall ambiance themes etc without any luck. I'm using ubuntu 12.10 64bit.

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open synaptic package manager and type light-theme and mark them for reinstaling it will fix yo

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Boot from ubuntu live cd and copy themes folder from filesystem( usr/share/ any flash drive.Then replace by this themes folder in your system.Install common light-theme pachages via synaptic or at least try downloading this theme chose it via gnome tweak tool

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