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Can I fix or change the separators' color for ambiance theme in toolbars? it's always white even if I change every value of "separator" in every config file of ambiance theme to be dark/black/not-white. Thanks.

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The fix is modify some lines the css called 'gtk-widgets.css' located in folder /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0:

  1. Open a terminal with ctrl+alt+T and write sudo nautilus.
  2. Search folder /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0
  3. Modify this lines in css called 'gtk-widgets.css' (first, make a backup).

    • Add -GtkWidget-wide-separators: true; in default sector.
    • Replace border-right-color: alpha (shade (*@bg_color*, 1.26), 0.6); for border-right-color: alpha (shade (*v*, 1.26), 0.6); in .separator class.
    • Delete border: none; and color: @dark_bg_color; in .menuitem.separator class.
  4. Save and reboot your computer.

  5. Done!
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please put your the contents of the file into a public fileing system such as launchpad - otherwise your answer will be of no use if the link dies. It is also work describing in detail what changes you have made to the CSS file. –  fossfreedom May 19 '13 at 9:51
    
THANK YOU VERY MUCH! This worked like a charm! Since fossfreedom already pointed out a good thing, I don't want to duplicate it on the launchpad. Is it reported already? If not, I can do it. Thanks again! –  Deluxo May 30 '13 at 16:05

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