GNOME Shell 3.15.3 Adds Support For High-Contrast Themes
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 19 December 2014 at 10:15 AM EST. Add A Comment
Various GNOME packages are being checked in this week for GNOME 3.15.3, another development release toward GNOME 3.16.

GNOME Shell 3.15.3 was released this morning and among some bug fixes, it adds support back for high-contrast themes.

The GNOME desktop has supported high-contrast themes, but due to recent GTK+ changes, some work had to be redone on the shell side. Per Bug #740447, "As the high contrast theme has been moved into gtk+3 itself and icons are recolored scalable -symbolic variants [1], I'd like to mandate apps to ship their symbolic variant of the app/launcher icon. Some core GNOME3 apps are doing it already. We need to make sure the app-symbolic icon is used and colored properly when HC theme is selected."

The brief GNOME Shell 3.15.3 release announcement can be read on the gnome-announce-list.
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