Bug#808093: gnome-panel: text color is the same of background

Sandro Tosi morph at debian.org
Wed Dec 16 20:38:22 UTC 2015

On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 12:01 PM, Dmitry Shachnev <mitya57 at debian.org> wrote:
> Control: tags -1 moreinfo unreproducible

but the you say you can reproduce it :)

> On Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 11:22:43PM +0000, Sandro Tosi wrote:
>> Package: gnome-panel
>> Version: 3.18.1-1
>> Severity: important
>> Hello,
>> I'm attaching some screenshots to show how the text and the background are the
>> same color (basically masking all teh text) in the app bar (if the application
>> does no have the focus or in background) and also in the upper bar, where
>> 'Applications', 'Places', the central time panel and the last menu on the right
>> all are dark-on-dark, but when selected the right dark-text/light-background is
>> used.
>> That's severely impacting the usability of the desktop; I'm using gnome-fallback
>> with the default theme (adwaita).
> I get exactly the same behaviour as in your screenshots when I set the panel
> color manually to black.
> Can you please open the panel preferences (Alt + right click on the panel →
> Properties → Background) and make sure that it is set to use colors from system
> theme, not custom colors?

that worked, but now I got a "light" panel (attached), while what I
like to have is a dark panel and a light-colored text

Sandro "morph" Tosi
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