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Old 01-18-2015, 10:34 AM   #1
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Ubuntu - How do I change the Panel and menu bar to a specific color of my choosing?

I already know how to change themes but I'm quite fond of the Ambiance pack that I'm using. My problem is a slight annoyance, yet an annoyance nonetheless. I want to know how to change the Panel/Menu bar color to my choosing as it doesn't fit with the rest of the window. It is present in the default, out of box Ubuntu, just open your browser or any other window (preferably in Maximized mode as it is more apparent) and look at the Menu Bar/Panel.

Notice the Top and Bottom Colors are of different shades. This is what has been bothering me so much, and it occurs in every window be it maximized or windowed, and not just in Chrome.

I would like to now how to make it so that the colors match, either being the bottom part is as light as the top, or the top part is made as dark as the bottom, or even a different color altogether, as long as it matches. And if possible as the preferred alternative, as this would be the most aesthetically pleasing while also being the most unlikely, could there be a blurred transition effect between the Top and Bottom portions so that it would flow into each other naturally instead of clashing against each other. Though this alternative would be nice, I understand if that is not possible and I will settle for the two colors to match.
Old 01-19-2015, 03:37 AM   #2
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Don't know much of it but apart from desktop themes there are window themes also for various flavors. I don't know if ubuntu enables such kind of customizations!!!!!!!!


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