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Unity Panel to Follow Users’ GTK Theme

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Tweakers, customizers and theme fans rejoice: Ubuntu 11.04 will, in an update later today, add theme support for Unity’s top panel.

The Unity desktop’s sole panel has, until now, been non-themeable in Ubuntu 11.04. From later today the  top panel in Unity adhere to a users chosen GTK+ theme.

Unity panel to follow GTK theme

Panel opacity can be adjusted from the Unity plugin in Compiz Conig Settings Manager.

Adjusting Opacity of panels in Unity

Thanks to N.J.Patel