The days might be clicking closer to April 28th but the number of bug fixes and visual tweaks continue to come apace.
Below sits a listing of some of the user-noticeable and pretty neat changes that have landed over the last few days. It’s by no means exhaustive or concise.
The Terminal now sports a dark theme in both tab colouring and scroll bar. This is matches the colour-matched ‘resize grip’ stepper on the bottom of the windows. Radiance users will notice no difference.
Dash hover icon
Minor, for sure, but the new ‘scrabble tile’ style icon is much prettier than the previously included ‘transparent grid’ effect.
Home button change
During the last few months the ‘home’ icon on the Unity Launcher has had various looks. The latest - and likely final – iteration is the simplest: the home folder icon.
Hide and Peek
The Unity launcher behaviour changes we broke news of late last week have landed. The Unity Launcher now reveals upon mousing on the left of the screen and holding for a split second.
The ‘Appearance Properties’ entry for configuring the reveal has not, as of writing this, landed.
GTK+ Chrome/ium theme
Finally. FINALLY: The “bug” behind those turgid orange borders Ambiance GTK users found in Chrome/ium by default has been fixed, with the browser now displaying an Ambiance-integrated dark grey by default, with an equally matched Radiance version also available.
Greyed out, not faded out
Finally, when invoking the Dash or a Lens the Unity Launcher is desaturated (all icons lose their colour). This replaces the previous ‘approach’ of making the launcher and its icon almost invisible when using the Dash/Lens, leading to some testers confused as to whether or not it was still accessible.