Doesn't render properly in 18.04+ (GTK 3.20+)

Bug #1798105 reported by Steve Dodd
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bluebird-gtk-theme (Ubuntu)
Fix Released

Bug Description

Love this theme but sadly it seems completely broken in Bionic and above (see screenshot attached.)

Shimmer Project has been maintaining Bluebird but they don't seem to have time/ability to fix either:

So it's probably EOL for Bluebird in Ubuntu :(

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Steve Dodd (anarchetic) wrote :
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Jeremy Bícha (jbicha) wrote :

I believe the GTK2 variant works but most popular apps use GTK2 now.

Changed in bluebird-gtk-theme (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Critical
status: New → Triaged
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Steve Dodd (anarchetic) wrote :

Much to my surprise, someone has apparently re-created Bluebird for GTK3 by modifying Greybird:

I haven't checked this out yet but would be great if Debian/Ubuntu could package. May need to be split out of the tree it's currently in...

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package bluebird-gtk-theme - 1.3-1

bluebird-gtk-theme (1.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium

  * New upstream release compatible with GTK+ 3.20+ (Closes: #832423)
    (LP: #1798105)
  * Depend on gtk2-engines-pixbuf. (Closes: #690816)
  * Update Vcs fields for migration to
  * Update debian/gbp.conf and README.source for improved workflow
  * Bump debhelper compat to 11
  * Update Build-Depends for the new release
  * Drop all patches: applied in new release
  * Bump Standards-Version to 4.2.1

 -- Jeremy Bicha <email address hidden> Fri, 23 Nov 2018 21:41:46 -0500

Changed in bluebird-gtk-theme (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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