Foreground text color when panel is black

Liviu Andronic landronimirc at
Sat Apr 26 09:19:12 CEST 2014

On Sat, Apr 26, 2014 at 2:21 AM, Matthew Brush <mbrush at> wrote:
> On 14-04-25 12:57 PM, Marc MAURICE wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I don't know if it can be considered as a bug or not.
>> I changed my panel background color to be black because I like it that
>> way,
>> but doing so the text of some applets is darkgrey on black.. almost
>> unreadable.
>> For now I patched and recompiled the datetime plugin with some
>> gtk_widget_modify_fg functions, to set white color on the text.
>> Is there a way in gtk to change the default foreground color of the
>> whole panel ?
> Maybe using custom gtkrc. I don't much about it specifically, but you may
> find some inspiration in existing themes, like:
Or perhaps switch to a "dark" theme such as Darklooks in gnome-themes-extras.


> Cheers,
> Matthew Brush
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