Top bar colour in the new GNOME Shell theme

Matthias Clasen mclasen at
Mon Mar 2 15:09:19 UTC 2015

On Mon, 2015-03-02 at 09:56 -0500, Ryan Lerch wrote:
> On 03/02/2015 05:10 AM, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > > Absolutely loving the new style of the GNOME Shell theme 
> > > (notably the "pop-overs", like the calendar/notifications area). 
> > > However, the new grey colour of these are now make the topbar 
> > > look a bit out of place (it is still the solid black). 
> > > Previously, the topbar and the popovers were both black, and it 
> > > kinda worked, now it looks a little off to me (IMHO).
> > > 
> > > Is there any plan to change the colour of the topbar at all? I 
> > > note on the lock screen, the topbar is slightly transparent, so 
> > > it looks a little closer to the grey of the pop-overs.
> > Wrong place to discuss this. This should be discussed upstream.
> Should I file a bug? or talk in IRC. There is no mailing list for 
> design
> upstream.

You know how it works... find jimmac on irc.

> I sent it here in the hope that the upstream designers who are also 
> involved in Fedora Workstation might have some insight. I don't want 
> to file a bug if it is a design choice to be like that. If it is a 
> design choice to be like that, then i would love to have a 
> discussion here WRT Fedora about possibly doing this different in 
> Fedora.

I can't see Fedora having a different topbar color than upstream.

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