|Re: Problem with color themes [message #1719169 is a reply to message #1719168]
||Tue, 05 January 2016 18:31
| Russell Bateman
Registered: July 2009
Location: Provo, Utah, USA
On 01/05/2016 11:13 AM, Victor Valencia wrote:|
> I am running Eclipse on an Ubuntu VM in VirtualBox. I have added the
> color theme package but the colorization does not seem to be working.
> When I selected a theme and activated it the editor window changed to
> black background and white text but that's it. I have tried other
> themes and they all have the same issue.
> Anyone have any ideas?
You'll find that on Linux, system color themes play a huge role too. The
variables are too many to explain here and I don't know them all. What I
did back in the day was to use a theme named ClearLooks on Ubuntu. (I
don't know what that's called today nor how to set it up on modern
Ubuntu versions--Google is your friend.)
If you like a black editor background, as you appear to, then by all
means keep the Eclipse Color Theme plug-in.
The main objection is that in some status windows, background colors
make messages, status, etc. unreadable. As I've described it here, I
found a solution that worked fine.
Hope this helps.
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