Recently I noticed this issue about GNOME 3 themes (see attached screenshot). Edit: GNOME shows some default Gtk theme, instead of the configured one like Ambiance.

This happened after gnome-accessibility-themes has been updated.

How to solve this?

GNOME 3 Theming Issue

closed as off topic by Jorge Castro, Ringtail, fossfreedom Mar 31 '12 at 8:47

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This seens to be Bug #879793. At the time it is discussed in Launchpad. The developer tries to reproduce it and find a solution. It might be good idea to check the report for news and additional information.

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