I am using Ubuntu 11.04. my sources.list is the default one, I have not change it. I just updated Nautilus package in Synaptic manager and after restart Nautilus looks like Gnome3 Nautilus with an ugly theme. System theme is still the default. I also can not right click in the desktop. How can I restore previous Nautilus and desktop. I am providing preview of Nautilus enter image description here

  • possible duplicate of Desktop forgets theme? – Jorge Castro Oct 2 '11 at 19:31
  • @JorgeCastro, I don't think so. From the position of the side pane, it looks more like GTK3/GNOME3 Nautilus (the real problem, it sounds like) being unable to use GTK2 Ambiance (secondary problem). – zpletan Oct 3 '11 at 1:34
  • You're going to add more detail to your question on what exactly is going on, that doesn't even look like nautilus from 11.04. – Jorge Castro Oct 3 '11 at 2:21
  • PPAs are not stored in /etc/apt/sources.list, but in several files in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/. I'm sure you must have added some other repositories, because that's not the version from 11.04. – Jo-Erlend Schinstad Oct 3 '11 at 4:13
  • Thanks for reply. I am installing from local repo. it contains gnome3 updated packages too. I upgraded gnome3 in another pc and using those packages. how can i roll back nautilus upgrade? – shantanu Oct 4 '11 at 19:49

That "ugly theme" is the default GTK theme.

There are numerous fixes to be detailed but this is the best answer I know of.

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