Launcher - the background of the Launcher should be tinted using the average colour of the wallpaper

Bug #850068 reported by John Lea on 2011-09-14
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ayatana Design
John Lea
Fix Released
Jason Smith
unity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

The background of the Launcher should be tinted using the average colour of the wallpaper, see the attached design.

John Lea (johnlea) wrote :
Changed in ayatana-design:
assignee: nobody → John Lea (johnlea)
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: onew udo
Jason Smith (jassmith) on 2011-09-14
Changed in unity:
status: New → Fix Committed
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Jason Smith (jassmith)
milestone: none → 4.16.0
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-09-15
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 4.16.0-0ubuntu1

unity (4.16.0-0ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in nux::GpuDevice::GetGpuInfo()
      (LP: #765375)
    - F10 doesn't start keyboard navigation to the panel (LP: #839628)
    - Change on the at-spi accessibility-toolkit can affect also Unity
      (LP: #844927)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV when a lens is shutting down (LP: #848675)
    - [UIFe] Radiance panel icons are unreadable and ugly when panel goes
      transparent with Dash (LP: #828862)
    - window switcher stuck (not only, but can be triggered with Onboard)
      (LP: #832033)
    - Window titlebar is click through after raising a minimized window
      (LP: #840285)
    - Alt+Shift+` does not work in symmetry with Alt+` (LP: #843250)
    - UIFe: Alt-Tab: Update layout behavior to make previews larger and
      outline active preview (LP: #847944)
    - windows clipped on resize (LP: #848962)
    - Alt-tab - Add orange border to selected window in alt-tab window spread
      (LP: #838114)
    - Launcher - the direction the Launcher is scrolled with the mouse wheel
      is inverted (LP: #839703)
    - Launcher - the rendering of the BFB and Lens squircle does not match the
      design (LP: #838708)
    - Alt-Tab - In the app window spread, all windows should have the same
      height, only the width should vary (LP: #838110)
    - Launcher - the background of the Launcher should be tinted using the
      average colour of the wallpaper (LP: #850068)
    - Alt-tab - It is currently very difficult to see pips in the left of the
      app icon for the currently selected app (LP: #838134)
    - Launcher - Auto scroll missing from the top of the Launcher
      (LP: #838744)
    - Scope searches blocks the lens (LP: #850816)
    - Shortcuts SUPER+1...9 doesn’t work until opening a window (LP: #768076)
    - Dash closes prematurely when dragging apps into the launcher
      (LP: #773892)
    - Dash - As soon as a user starts dragging a .png file from the Dash, the
      file icon turns into a grey question mark (LP: #764447)
    - Dash shows an empty icon for some applications. (LP: #830887)
    - Windows are click through after restore from minimize (LP: #834034)
    - Dash - No keyboard shortcuts for switching lenses (LP: #842086)
    - Dash search for files states "two more results" but doesn't display them
      (LP: #840005)
    - <meta>+<shift>+<launcher #> to start a new instance of a program doesn't
      work anymore (LP: #842977)
    - Alt-tab - Cross interactions between Alt-tab and Dash are broken
      (LP: #844021)
    - UIFe: Dash - Shape and positioning of most of the elements in the Dash
      need adjustment (Part 2) (LP: #844889)
    - Alt-Tab - make pause to spread default alt-tab behaviour. Upgrade
      existing installs as well. (LP: #838075)
    - Do not install unity-preference (LP: #847599)
    - Update unity --distro to latest plugins installed (LP: #847799)
    - off by one error in count of additional results in a category
      (LP: #848218)
    - UIFe - Launcher - The background of the BFB, Workspace Switcher, Lens,


Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
arpanaut (johnmac) wrote :

I find this fix to be a bug.
If I set my opacity to 0 (zero)
I want my opacity to be 0

Same goes for the ghastly colors that the dash gets with setting average desktop colors.
both should be user defined!

Hopefully more configuration options will come with 12.04

John Lea (johnlea) on 2011-09-28
Changed in ayatana-design:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
John Lea (johnlea) on 2011-09-30
tags: added: reviewedbydesigno
removed: onew udo
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