How can I enable an effect like Aero Glass in Windows, applied to the Unity dash and top panel in Ubuntu 12.10?
Ok tested on 12.04, 12.10 and 13.04, is rather easy and I will add more info as I do more tests. Since we are talking Unity, do no expect right now for the launcher to go down like in windows (Bottom part of the screen). At least for now. The rest will actually change. So here are the steps:
Now everything should look like this:
The icons can be found HERE. You would need to extract the file and copy the content to
WARNING - Since this is not official, you might get video corruption on the panel or the desktop, it might also stop working for a couple of seconds, feel slower, etc.. To go back, simply open the Gnome Tweak Tool and change the theme back. Or right click the desktop, select properties and change the theme from there.