caribriz wrote:Try this:
Right-click mintMenu button > Preferences > Theme
Click down arrow next to Theme and change from the default "Desktop theme" to your theme.
I had to logout/in because the Update Manager icon and the Network Manager icon changed to a white background,
but after logging out/in, it was same dark background as the rest of the panel.
This worked for me in Mint 13 xfce using Xfce-dusk theme.
caribriz wrote:I just tried it with another dark theme - it didn't work at first as it did for Xfce-dusk.
I had to copy the extracted folder to /usr/share/themes for it to show up in the mintMenu > Preferences > Theme list.
(Before I just copied the extracted theme folder to /home/username/.themes)
Logged out/in - then it worked.
This was Shiki-Midnight-Brave theme.
caribriz wrote:Hope this works
Curious it doesn't work for you.
What happens if you (temporarily) change the mintMenu icon to the same as mine:
Right-click mintMenu > Preferences > Main Button change Button icon to:
/usr/share/linuxmint/common/artwork/logos/24.png ... then close box and logout/in?
Does the icon's background change to the dark background then?
Edit - just tried it with your icon: /usr/share/xfcemint/visualisation-logo.png
Another idea - a stab in the dark -
In the mintMenu > Preferences > Theme screen .... is "Use custom colors" unchecked?
caribriz wrote:Sorry it hasn't worked out for you.
I'm out of ideas Hopefully, someone will have another suggestion ... please let us know if you get it sorted out in the end.
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