Ambiance is the name of the default theme Ubuntu uses. Its lighter counterpart is called Radiance.

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How can I make the menu bars adhere to the Ambiance theme?

Xubuntu 13.10 I chose Ambiance as a theme and it doesn't seem to work for all elements of the GUI/DE: I'd like to make the DE/GUI look coherent and "light", just as the rest of the Ambiance ...
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Remove icon from the toolbar

Basic Specs - Ubuntu 13.10, Gnome 3 (session fallback), Ambiance theme, Faenza icons. I tried to drag and drop Transmission icon to place it in the desktop and it appeared on the top toolbar instead ...
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How to restore ambience icons?

I uninstalled Dropbox and in the process manually removed Ambiance and Radiance action bar Dropbox icons (I thought they were part of the Dropbox install but I guess not). How can I restore these ...
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Ambiance Theme was deleted /missing from Ubuntu 13.10. How to re-intall default theme?

I must have done something wrong. I un-installed Nginx and PHP-FPM using apt-get purge. When I did a reboot, the theme changed from Ambiance to High Contrast. Also the Audacious player is also gone. ...
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Unity theme corrupted

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. I have got a bug with my Ubuntu ambiance theme as seen on the picture. It caused many menus,buttons with gray color squares. How can I restore it.
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Install Ambiance theme in Ubuntu GNOME

I installed Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 and want to install the ambiance theme found in the normal saucy distribution. How to do it?
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Changing the Ubuntu 13.10 Ambiance Colours

In previous versions of Ubuntu (including Ubuntu 13.04) I was able to change the system ambiance colour from orange to a colour of my liking by using this in the terminal: gsettings set ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 appearance problem

I have problems with ubuntu theme. Here is some screenshots: PAC manager Chrome context menu I tried reset unity, but it is not working alexey@Maka:~$ unity --reset & [1] 2860 alexey@Maka:~$ ...
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actionSelectionPopover only displays properly on selectedTabIndex == 0

I have attempted to set up some actionSelectionPopovers that toggle off of toolbarButtons, but i have noticed that they only seem to act properly when selectedTabIndex == 0. Below are screenshots ...
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Ugly separators in toolbars - Ambiance - 13.04

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 ...
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How to make the context menu dark in all programs in 12.10?

When I right click on the desktop or Nautilus, the context menu is dark. When I right click everywhere else, it's light. How to make it dark in all programs? Is there an Ambiance-based theme I can ...
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How do I get back the Ambiance Theme for gtk?

I tried out the new kubuntu-desktop. All applications integrated nicely in KDE, thanks to oxygen-gtk. However, after logging out and logging in into the standard Unity desktop, GTK applications like ...
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Where are the button images for the Ambiance theme?

I would like to know where the image files for the Ambiance theme's buttons can be found. (The buttons that are used for dialong boxes and the like; not the window control buttons.) I've tried ...
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Need the standard “gtk-color-scheme” for ambiance

I have messed up my gtk-color-scheme for ambiance. Could anybody please give me the standard gtk-color-scheme of ambiance? I have tried to Google for it, but couldn't find it. It is the first line ...
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12.04 Terminal Tab Color under gnome classic

The tab color for gnome-terminal is different (light color) from the system Ambiance theme. What can I modify in /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0/gtk-widgets.css in order to get a consistent look ...
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Ambiance GTK theme customisation *just* for one user

Is it possible to customise the appearance of the Ambiance theme just for one user? I have read about the possibility of doing this: sudo vim /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-2.0/gtkrc but could ...
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How can I fix a corrupted Ambiance theme?

As described in another issue, upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10 may break the Ambiance theme, causing many of the menus and controls to display in a strange grey-on-grey state. I have checked another ...
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12.04 Ambiance dark side bar issue when clicking folder on desktop

Concerning an updated custom ambiance theme: why is there no dark side bar when I click on a folder, like the home folder icon on the desktop, but the theme works as planned when I type nautilus in ...
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Broken theme after upgrading to 12.10 [closed]

I just upgraded my PC from 12.04 to 12.10. Everything goes fine, but after all I get into some troubles with Ambiance theme (screenshot), on right-click menu, or file menu; text have background what ...
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How can I get dark toolbars in GTK+2 apps with Ambiance?

How can I get dark toolbars on GTK+2 apps with the Ambiance theme that comes with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? This doesn't make a difference for me with the "ubuntu-mono-dark" icon theme but with themes like ...
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Change Right-click menu background color

I'm using a modified Ambience theme (found in the Ambience-colors package, here: http://www.webupd8.org/2012/01/download-ambiance-and-radiance-themes.html ) and the right-click menus of the Ambiance ...
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title bar display glitch with ambiance and radiance window theme on background window

I use Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-shell and default Ambiance window theme. There is a display glitch on title bar of background windows. It can be seen on the screenshot below. The bug also occurs with ...
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How can I convert a coloured icon to a monochrome one?

I recently compiled goldendict from source. To my dismay I discovered that there were no monochrome appindicator icons included. At the moment I am stuck with this: I tried converting the icons to ...
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How do I change my desktop theme from grey bars to black bars?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.1 and I have just installed the official Nvidia driver. now every time I log in, any gnome based desktop replacement (like unity or cinnamon) doesn't start correctly. It ...
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12.04 wholly dark Ambiance theme?

I got my first partition of Ubuntu recently, and wanted to match it to a 10 or 11 interface I was using on another computer. It looked like this: Themes in 12.04 seem to be rather tricky though. ...
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Why does Radiance have GtkLabel while Ambiance doesn't?

I was looking at the gtk-widgets.css files in Ambiance and Radiance (/usr/share/themes/theme_name/gtk-3.0/) after the recent light-themes update. One difference I noted in the section titled notebook ...
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What can be done to make Wine look more integrated into Unity?

Wine looks like an alien that says "Hello, I am definitely not part of your desktop environment". Many wine applications have no icons and wine itself runs on the ugly-looking windows 95 theme. Is ...
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How can I change my panels to be dark like this screenshot?

I've installed MATE/MintMenu on my Ubuntu 12.04LTS Installation: I've changed the theme to Ambiance, in an attempt to make it look like this screenshot: I can't get my panels dark like the one ...
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Ambiance seemingly uninstalled after Update

Problem: Updated on 30/07/2012 (no idea what was updated, noticed a lot of updates to Qt), restarted, and was greeted with a broken, painful looking desktop. Tried $ unity --reset But system ...
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Is there a way to specify a global look and feel for swing apps?

Every time I install Netbeans on Ubuntu, I have to edit the ./etc/netbeans.conf file to include an option specifying the look and feel; otherwise, the menus are all black on dark gray, which is ...
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Ambiance theme looks wrong after trying out GNOME Shell

I tried gnome-shell out recently, and since the ambiance theme just looks plain ugly on it, I used gnome-tweak-tools to change the window and gtk theme to Adwaita. So, after that, I went back to ...
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Ambiance theme text stays black -

I have used Jono Bacons creating your first ubuntu application to discover how to theme toolbars using the ubuntu theme. I followed the exact same code and the program loads with a black toolbar, ...
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Ambience theme error on Gnome Classic (12.04) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 12.04 gnome classic ambiance font problem I've just switched to Gnome Classic, but I see some errors with the Ambience theme. Attached a screenshot. See the tabs: ...
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Window decoration theme doesn’t change back

my ambiance theme is broken. when i change the radiance to ambiance theme, title bar does not turn black, but still white as Radiance title bar. how to fix it?
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12.04 gnome classic ambiance font problem

I've tried standard ambiance and have tried ambiance oneiric but the color of the windows on the panel has not changed.The color is still white. And the problem with the color of the font gnome ...
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Change default right click menu color from white to black?

In 12.04 Ambiance theme, the default right click menu color changed from black to white. From this bug-report, it appears this decision is by design But I love black only. How can I change it to ...
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Corrupted Ambiance Theme

I have a corrupted Ambiance theme... the background of the top menus is grey :( i must have done some fiddling... If i choose another theme, it seems to work fine, but I want Ambiance :D what do you ...
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Why is it not possible anymore to customize themes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change to a theme not listed in the Appearance screen? in earlier releases of ubuntu, it was so easy to customize themes. you could change all the colors fast ...
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Change the color orange of Ambiance into another color? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the colors of the Radiance theme? does anybody know how the change the color orange of Ambiance into another color? i hate orange! do i have to change ...
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Ambiance Theme Nautilus grey Files Selected

I don't know if it's a clone of anything,but I still didn't really find an answer. On Ubuntu, the Ambiance theme works perfectly fine, except on nautilus. Files selected inside nautilus show as grey, ...
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Compiz changes my window's theme

I have Gnome Shell, Unity and Xubuntu on my computer and I would like to use compiz in Xubuntu. Whenever I put in "compiz --replace" it changes my window's theme from Greybird to Gnome's Ambiance. It ...
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Corrupted theme for certain applications [closed]

I am facing a problem related to corrupted gtk theme for certain applications. My default theme is Ambiance under Unity. It works fine for most applications like Chrome, Firefox, Nautilus, etc. ...
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Ambiance themes color changed (uri button only) [closed]

reinstall light-themes is no help. only color on left button become ugly, seems hover color is right. i search gtk*.css and nautilus.css in theme directory, also no found which color can change this. ...
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How to get those “glass” title bar buttons (Lucid's Ambiance theme)

It's a minor issue, but I keep seeing those nice-looking ubuntu title bar buttons, like here: And I just can't find out how to get these. I have the default, flat ubuntu buttons. Is it a theme that ...
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Has the Ambiance theme been ported to GNOME Shell?

Has the Ambiance theme we were used to see on older versions of Ubuntu been ported to Gnome Shell in Ubuntu 11.10? Does it come included when one installs the gnome-shell package?
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How can I change the color of the pane separator for my Ambiance theme modification?

I am currently messing around with Ambiance, trying to give Nautilus a dark sidebar (because I think it looks much better that way, especially with the current look having the dark-colored breadcrumbs ...
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How do I make openbox look like the default Ubuntu theme?

I was trying out openbox, the superlightweight window manager, and something that struck me was "Wow, this is downright ugly". So, how do I install a ambiance theme to make it "fit in" more?
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White text on yellow background in popup elements with Ambiance theme

In Eric4, when I select the "What's This" tool and then click on something to get a pop-up explanation, the resulting text appears white on yellow (unreadable). The tool-tips are fine (white on ...
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Why can't I change the color of the titlebar of Ambiance?

When I change the color for highlighted menu-entries for clearlook the window border is affected, too. This isn't the case with Ambiance or Radiance. Why? Is it a bug or intended?
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GTK Theme and icons fail to load [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop forgets theme? I don't know if it's a recent update that's done this or not, but in my last three logins, the GTK theme, icons and Ubuntu fonts don't load. ...