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I recently installed gnome 3 on ubuntu natty. Its working fine, except that the background on the panel is distored. What could be the problem?

distored graphics in panel


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if you installed from the ppa, then it's really outdated, if you compile it yourself you're definetly missing something. – Uri Herrera May 10 '11 at 6:38
installed from ppa, and I'm constantly upgrading the packages.. unless you mean the builds in the ppa are outdated? – jrharshath May 10 '11 at 18:33
yep the builds in the ppa are experimental and outdated, most people recommends to compile gnome 3 yourself to get the most out of it. – Uri Herrera May 11 '11 at 18:34

You need to uninstall gnome-accessibility-themes, and install gnome-themes-standard. That fixed it for me.

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I fixed it in this way thanks – sarat Jun 25 '11 at 1:22

I had the exact same issue.

The high level answer is: it's your graphics driver.

If you have installed a proprietary driver uninstall it, if not, check to see if there is one for your computer.

For my laptop (dell inspiron 1545) I had to remove the driver.

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will try this... – jrharshath May 19 '11 at 6:15

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