Disk Usage Utility inaccessible to disabled

Bug #474824 reported by A. Little
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-utils (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-utils

The Disk Usage Utility (baobab) does not use the system colour scheme to draw its graphs, instead using hard-coded white as a backdrop. This causes it to be inaccessible to people with poor vision whom rely upon a high-contrast, dark theme for readability.

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WeatherGod (ben-v-root) wrote :

A. Little, Thank you for submitting a bug report and helping to make Ubuntu better. I very much appreciate efforts to make Ubuntu more accessible. It would help to have a screen-shot to demonstrate the issue that you are referring to.

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A. Little (gigabizzle) wrote :

Here is a screenshot of the hard-coded white background in the Disk Usage tool. It would be much easier to see if it took its foreground/background from the system scheme, like the folder tree on the left does. The theme used is Clearlooks.

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A. Little (gigabizzle) wrote :

Here is the system colour scheme:

Changed in gnome-utils (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs)
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Triaged
Changed in gnome-utils:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → Confirmed
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