Easy Way to Change Tooltip Background & Foreground on Unity

July 19, 2013

Tooltips on Ubuntu Unity by default is white on black. This tutorial shows how to easily change the both background and foreground colors.

Objectives:

  • Change default tooltip background and foreground colors
  • Enjoy!

To get started, install the simple tool Gnome Color Chooser from Ubuntu Software Center.

gnome-color-chooser

Open it from the Unity Dash. Navigate to Specific tab, there you’ll find the option to tweak the tooltips colors.

tooltips-color

That’s it. Enjoy!

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One response to Easy Way to Change Tooltip Background & Foreground on Unity

  1. It does not work. Just tried it. Ambient theme is stronger than this :(