Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 234680
Yumex ignores theme settings = unusable
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:00 EST
Description of problem:
Yumex ignores certain theme settings, which makes it impossible see text.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Select a dark theme, or if one is not available select High Contrast Inverse.
2.Attempt to use yumex.
3.Be frustrated. :p
Yumex ignores theme values and defaults to using certain colors in order to
allow users to distinguish packages between updates, available and installed,
which is a nice thought, but fails in practice if a user is using a dark theme
since text blends into the background and becomes unreadable.
That yum either respect current theme values or completely disregard them,
adding a fallback list of colors for dark or High Contrast themes would be a
nice touch but changing the text colors to something that works well with both
might be easier.
Getting the left side panel to blend in also would be awesome, I was able to
change it through gtkrc but not without breaking a bunch of other stuff.
Maybe where it gets it's background info from could be changed?
Created attachment 151342 [details]
Screenshot of Yumex appearance with a dark theme.
Created attachment 151343 [details]
Screenshot of Yumex appearance with High Contrast Inverse theme
I can see the problem, i dont think i can read the theme value, without making
yumex depend to much on gnome, it will not nice for the people running xfce &
kde, if yumex need gnome to work.
But i will make the colors configurable.
I have added some options to /etc/yumex.conf to control the colors of the
packages in the package view
It will be available in yumex-1.9.10.