gtkrc is producing light menus from dark elements

Bug #961679 reported by Doug McMahon on 2012-03-21
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This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubuntu-themes (Ubuntu)
Low
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
Xenial
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

[Impact]

Menu items for apps using gtk2 use a light color, which is inconsistent with all other system apps using gtk3 and that are using dark menus.

[Test case]

Right click on any window's title bar
In app window menus of gtk 2 apps, examples - synaptic, browsers where global menus aren't used, vlc with no global menu, ect.
Right click in a browser's menu bar
Systray right click menus

The in app window context menu of gtk2 windows should be dark.

[Regression potential]

Menu items not usable or readable in some apps.

ProblemType: BugDistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: light-themes 0.1.8.31-0ubuntu1 [modified: usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-2.0/gtkrc usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0/apps/nautilus.css usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0/gtk-widgets.css usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0/gtk.css usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0/settings.ini usr/share/themes/Ambiance/metacity-1/close.png usr/share/themes/Ambiance/metacity-1/close_focused_normal.png usr/share/themes/Ambiance/metacity-1/close_focused_prelight.png usr/share/themes/Ambiance/metacity-1/close_focused_pressed.png usr/share/themes/Ambiance/metacity-1/metacity-theme-1.xml]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-19.30-generic-pae 3.2.11
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-19-generic-pae i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 1.94.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Mar 21 17:42:27 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Beta i386 (20120301)
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=xterm
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bashSourcePackage: light-themes
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Related branches

Doug McMahon (mc3man) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in light-themes (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Doug McMahon (mc3man) on 2012-08-09
tags: added: quantal regression-release
removed: i386
Adolfo Jayme (fitojb) on 2013-03-08
affects: light-themes (Ubuntu) → ubuntu-themes (Ubuntu)
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Thank you for reporting this bug to Ubuntu.
Ubuntu 12.04 (precise) reached end-of-life on April 28, 2017.

See this document for currently supported Ubuntu releases:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases

We appreciate that this bug may be old and you might not be interested in discussing it any more. But if you are then please upgrade to the latest Ubuntu version and re-test.

Changed in ubuntu-themes (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for ubuntu-themes (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in ubuntu-themes (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
Changed in ubuntu-themes (Ubuntu):
status: Expired → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Low
assignee: nobody → Marco Trevisan (Treviño) (3v1n0)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ubuntu-themes - 16.10+17.10.20171012.1-0ubuntu1

---------------
ubuntu-themes (16.10+17.10.20171012.1-0ubuntu1) artful; urgency=medium

  * Ambiance, Radiance: use toolbar-mode gradients on titlebars for
    maximized windows (LP: #1717023, #1721440)
  * Ambiance,Radiance: notebook active tab uses wrong gradient when in
    backdrop
  * Ambiance, Radiance: fix gradients for suggested-action hover, active
    and backdrop states
  * gtk2: Ambiance, Radiance: inherit style fixes from MATE themes (LP:
    #961679)

 -- Marco Trevisan (Treviño) <mail@3v1n0.net> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 05:19:32 +0000

Changed in ubuntu-themes (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

I'll go ahead and accept this but the bug is missing an SRU test case and regression potential.

Changed in ubuntu-themes (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed verification-needed-xenial

Hello Doug, or anyone else affected,

Accepted ubuntu-themes into xenial-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubuntu-themes/14.04+16.04.20171116-0ubuntu1 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed.Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested and change the tag from verification-needed-xenial to verification-done-xenial. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed-xenial. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance!

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