I am facing a problem with some certain apps i.e. 'gnome calendar', that hard-edgy white corners are shown instead of the normal curved corners in the default ambiance theme

I am running a fully updated ubuntu 16.04 unity DE

I also don't want to switch into another theme

P.S this issue does not affect other themes like numix , arc , ...etc

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    Same problem here, I believe that it is a bug. – dadexix86 May 7 '16 at 17:39
  • isn't it reported yet ? – ibrahim May 7 '16 at 17:41
  • I have really no idea :) – dadexix86 May 7 '16 at 17:42

It seems to be a bug with the calendar app itself. Ergo, we must wait for an upstream fix. Till then, "http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~willcooke/ubuntu-themes/ubuntu-themes-calendar-focus/revision/469".


For those who are using Gnome Shell instead of Unitiy.

Ambiance (Radiance) theme has the same problem in Gnome Shell. But unlike Unity, all applications are rendered incorrectly, not only Gnome Calendar. The symptoms are the same: white (or black) top corners instead of transparent corners. Additionally, windows lack shadow.

I have managed to fix this by adding the following lines to /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0/gtk-widgets.css (or /usr/share/themes/Radiance/gtk-3.0/gtk-widgets.css for Radiance theme)

.window-frame {
    border-radius: 7px 7px 0 0;
    box-shadow: 0 0 0 1px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.1), 0 8px 8px 0 rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2);

First line (border-radius) fixes the issue with corners, and the second line (box-shadow) adds a shadow to windows.

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