I recently installed Ubuntu 18.10 and wasn't really a fan of the UI changes. I've already reverted the icons and window style using Gnome Tweaks. Now I want to do the same for the shell, but I don't know where I can find the shell theme used in Ubuntu 18.04. How can I revert the Gnome shell so that it looks like it did on Ubuntu 18.04?

Compare the appearance of the top bar on 18.04 and 18.10.

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    How does it not look like it did in 18.04 exactly? If you simply set the system theme to Ambiance it should look about the same, AFAIK. – dobey Nov 13 '18 at 18:41
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    The top bar and the program launcher on the left. Compare this screenshot of 18.04 with this screenshot of 18.10. Setting the theme to Ambiance makes programs look the same (e.g. my Nautilus now looks how it did on 18.04), but the top bar still looks like 18.10 – X-Neon Nov 13 '18 at 18:54
  • I know how to change the shell theme, I just don't know where I can find the 18.04 version of the theme. – X-Neon Nov 13 '18 at 19:32
  • @X-Neon What's the output of ls /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/ in Terminal? – pomsky Nov 13 '18 at 19:34
  • I'm away from the PC at the minute, but I'm pretty sure it was gnome-shell.css gdm3.css and the Yaru folder. – X-Neon Nov 13 '18 at 19:41

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