I want to change the indicator app's color from "blue" to "green" again. In 10.04 all notifications were in green, 11.04 now has blue color notification.

How can I change it back to green?

From this:

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To this:

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The indicator colouring is a deliberate change by the Canonical design team - see here

To summarise -

  • Red: denotes critical issues
  • Orange: denotes critical warnings
  • Blue: denotes pure information.
  • Green denotes that something is "now OK", or "approved".

Hence the message indicator was changed to blue to indicate just "information".

Thus, I think the only way to change back to green is to replace the ubuntu-mono package with a version from maverick or lucid. Not sure whether this is advisable though.

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Instructions are available under this link. This works for both 11.10 and 12.04.

Also, you may find this post on OMG!Ubuntu! useful.

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