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I have this new problem, my unity theme falls back to some old gnome theme which makes the whole look and feel absolutely horrible.

Here is the screenshot right after login: enter image description here

And after sometime, theme changes to this:

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Any idea how to fix this?

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What does running unity --replace do? – The Negative Shape May 19 '11 at 17:34
it does nothing – Ubuntuser May 19 '11 at 17:45
Probably this: – Jorge Castro May 19 '11 at 18:31
@Jorge that was referring to on boot - since the SSD was faster than the boot process. This happens halfway though - I suspect it's a bug. – Marco Ceppi May 19 '11 at 19:59
@Jorge . THis is very similar to mine. However, I think I have found a dirty fix. I need to test before I post. – Ubuntuser May 19 '11 at 20:38

It looks to me that your system is changing your theme to one that uses the Faenza icons set. Check if you have any themes that use these icons on your system and if you don't want it, just remove it. That maybe will do the trick.

By the way, do you have something in ~/.themes in your Home folder?

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