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Turn The Google Menu Bar Into An Ubuntu-themed Panel

Google began rolling out a darker menu bar across its sites and services yesterday.

This minor similarity has led one developer to create a userstyle that replaces Google’s choice of menu bar with an Ubuntu Ambiance-themed ‘Panel’ style – even through to the highlight colour used in menus


The userstyle is available to download from

Once fully download head to your Downloads folder and extract the .zip archive.

Next open your ‘Home’ folder and press ‘CTRL+H’ to reveal hidden files and folders.

Google Chrome/ium users need to move the css file to:

  • ~/.config/chromium/Default/User StyleSheets/

Firefox users need to move the css file to:

  • ~/.mozilla/firefox/yourProfile/chrome/

Going Further in Chrome

For an even greater Ambiance-themed Chrome you can also install: –