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How to change highlight color in Gnome Adwaita?

asked 2016-03-24 04:30:58 -0500

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Is there a clean and easy way to tweak Adwaita theme in Gnome? Especially, I mean the highlight color in the compiled version of Adwaita.

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answered 2016-12-18 12:01:57 -0500

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updated 2016-12-18 20:13:01 -0500

  • Find the rule you want to override:
  • Create your rule and save it as ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css.
  • For example, here's how to override some tooltip rules:

    tooltip.background {
        background-color: #dddddd;
        border: 1px solid #cccccc;
    tooltip * {
        color: #333333;
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