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When using Elementary (at least, using the Controls), it makes the panel dark, and I'd like to use a light panel. How can I change this?

Thanks for any help!

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  1. Hit Alt+F2 and use this command:

    gksudo gedit /usr/share/themes/elementary/gtk-2.0/gtkrc

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  2. Scroll to the bottom of the file and find the line include "Apps/panel-dark.rc

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  3. Replace panel-dark.rc with panel.rc

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  4. Save the file, and then switch to a different theme and then switch back to Elementary.

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Thanks a lot, works perfect! – John Mar 9 '11 at 2:02

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