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yesterday I did a fresh install with ubuntu 17.10.

Then I did some playing around with themes and extensions. Then I did a reboot and after the reboot the gnome-bar became very ugly.

It should look like this: enter image description here

(light transparency of the bar, calendar in center)

But instead it looks like this:

enter image description here

(No transparency, calendar at the right side, theme doesn't seem to apply)

How do I get back the nice gnome panel from the first screenshot?


additional notes:

After the reboot, that broke the bar, also a lot of extensions appeared. I couldn't remove them via extensions.gnome.org/local/, so I removed them via rm -r. For some reason those unwanted extensions come back, when I do sudo apt-get install --reinstall gnome-shell-extensions. I'd like to get rid of them permanently, but for now I'm fine.

marked as duplicate by pomsky, Community Dec 4 '17 at 8:23

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Run the following command in your terminal after going to your Home folder.

rm -rf .gnome .gnome2 .gconf .gconfd .metacity

This will delete any changes that you have made permanently. Then log out and log back in to check if that worked.

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