Bug 2073674 - Dark theme not respected system wide
Summary: Dark theme not respected system wide
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-control-center
Version: 36
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: GNOME SIG Unassigned
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-04-09 13:49 UTC by Joshua
Modified: 2023-05-25 16:41 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2023-05-25 16:41:51 UTC
Type: Bug

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As you can see I have the theme set to dark and virt-manager is not in dark mode. (448.63 KB, image/png)
2022-04-09 13:49 UTC, Joshua
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Description Joshua 2022-04-09 13:49:11 UTC
Created attachment 1871589 [details]
As you can see I have the theme set to dark and virt-manager is not in dark mode.

Description of problem:
When switching Gnome to dark mode not all apps follow the dark theme. Examples are Vivaldi and virt-manager they are both still in the light theme.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Gnome 42

How reproducible:
This happens every time I try to switch to dark mode.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.install vivaldi or virt-manager
2.change theme to dark mode
3.nothing changes for those 2 applications

Actual results:
Applications stay in light theme instead of switching to dark mode.

Expected results:
Applications switch to a dark theme

Additional info:
This use to work fine when using gnome tweaks and changing the theme to dark. I now cannot even use that to force the dark theme because there is no longer a dark theme option inside of gnome tweaks.

Comment 1 Milan Crha 2022-04-14 08:40:59 UTC
It would be nice if the gnome-control-center changes also the gtk3 theme, at least for those known. Otherwise this new thing in GNOME 42 works only for gtk4 applications and users are forced to install gnome-tweaks and change the "legacy" theme to "Adwaita-dark" to have majority of the applications (those in "legacy" gtk3) in the dark theme. I foresee a lot of bug reports like this one. An early example: bug #2074945.

Comment 2 Ben Cotton 2023-04-25 17:00:02 UTC
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Comment 3 Ludek Smid 2023-05-25 16:41:51 UTC
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