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189 views

Ubuntu 12.04 sometimes crashes and has colors messed up each time I restart my notebook due to AMD Radeon HD 8850m video card drivers bug? [closed]

I am a somewhat inexperienced Ubuntu user, so don't be too harsh on me: I've been trying to solve this issue for a while, thus any help I get will be extremely appreciated. I've just acquired a Dell ...
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Can't get the right colors in gnome terminal

I want to use a base16 colorscheme from here. The steps I followed: cloned the repo ran the scripts changed the terminal profile to base16-default (which did change the colors) This is the result ...
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1answer
85 views

All photos open in pink-black (combination) color in my Ubuntu [closed]

When I click on any photo (any image file formats) (stored in my computer) to view, it doesn't open with original colour. The photo opens with combination of pink-black colour. Mostly pink colour is ...
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0answers
75 views

Inverted desktop colors in ubuntu 12.04 after installation

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 in my old Sony Vaio PCG-XG29 laptop i found that the colors on my desktop (LXDE) were mixed up: The Red signal is being sent as Blue. The Green signal is being sent as ...
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2answers
70 views

green header file

In terminal, when I type ls, I see some header files (like foo.h) in green. As far as I know, green corresponds to executable files. So why some of the those header files are in green?
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changing the color of the google search bar in the webpage [duplicate]

How can I change the background color in the google search bar of the webpage? I changed my theme which uses a light grey text with a dark grey background but the webpage didn't change so it is a ...
1
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1answer
142 views

How to change the background color of current day in the calendar? [closed]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I think the default color for the current day is not right. It lacks of contrast. For usability and accesibility purposes, it's better to highlight a little bit more the ...
1
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1answer
982 views

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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1answer
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No terminal colors in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I've tried everything from this duplicate question but I still can't get it to work. The only difference from that question is that when I run env | grep TERM I get TERM=xterm instead of ...
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1answer
425 views

Unable configure brightness or colors (12.04)

I've make a fresh install with Ubuntu 12.04. Unfortunatly i've a problem with colors and brightness settings. Before reinstall of Ubuntu, i used Ubuntu 10.10 with same graphic card, and same nvidia ...
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3answers
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How to change color AND width of non overlay scrollbars in Ubuntu 12.04

I know many people have complained about the almost invisible and not usable scrollbars in recent versions of Ubuntu, even after removing or disabling the default overlay scrollbars. I wonder how can ...
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1answer
959 views

Why are the colors worse on Ubuntu 12.04 than on Windows 7 on my Sony Vaio E-Series?

The colours look "lacking" and ever slightly blueish and rather washed-out and lacking in dimension. Graphics are ok - this page for example looks fine - but if I view something like a news site with ...
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2answers
3k views

Default terminal text and background both black

Upgraded to 12.04 and default terminal is black text on black background. I can right-click in the terminal and change the color, but the "Back Up" window is also black on black.
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2answers
1k views

Ubuntu 12.04 orange hex name (it's not #dd4814)

Change to bright blue and now wanna change back to default with the command: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-color-scheme 'selected_bg_color:HEXNAME;' I used this site to get some ...
0
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1answer
73 views

How do you revert to a professional colour chooser in 12.04?

When I want to choose a colour for the desktop background or for the terminal's profile, for example, the program is like a program for kids. You can't choose the colours according to value, ...
2
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1answer
606 views

How do I change the Unity icon color background?

Basically I want to change the light grey background of rhthmbox unity icon by a light green one or another color. Well the idea is to find a tweak to operate for each app background light color. ...
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2answers
2k views

Can't change the Dash Color

I try to change the Dash color from CCSM or MyUnity but I after I choose a color it changes to the default by it self in 2-3 seconds. using unity 5.12.0
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Colors inverted / negative in ubuntu all video files all video players not flash in youtube [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Videos playback problem after installation of Nvidia drivers When switching to 12.04 - if playing videos - any videos avi/mkv/mpg/etc in any player 8/10 times it would ...
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1answer
3k views

How can I change global font colors in Ubuntu 12.04?

After the 12.04 upgrade, there's a problem with the contrast between the font color and the background color. I had the same problem when I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10, and fixed it at that time, ...
2
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1answer
196 views

How can I configure the colour of the dash?

the new Ubuntu uses ugly colours merged out of my wallpaper. How can I turn this off, so it's just the darker version of the background (like in 11.10)?