I don't like background images on my pc. How do I set solid colors as wallpaper in Zorin OS Core?

Unfortunately, GNOME only gives you the option to select a background image.
If you use a search engine, you will find things like this:


Yes, I think this will be a workaround in your opinion, but maybe this can be a solution to your concern.

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Another solution could be to simply use a paint program and create a wallpaper with solid color.

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You can do it with dconf editor. Nick on Linux Experiment on YT tells you how. You can even do a gradient.


Some great information in that video and I downloaded it to digest a bit later even though I watched the whole thing .... just be sure and following his advice on being careful using Dconf Manager ...... you can real mess-up your computer .....

At present I only use DM to turn on the sound of a camera shutter when I take a screenshot using Cinnamon DE ..... you already have that feature I believe in Gnome .....

Someone tried them?

https://www.wallpaperflare.com/ cool wallpapers

For anyone using XFCE (Zorin Lite) who wants a simple colour background on their desktop instead of a wallpaper image:

  1. Right-click on the desktop and select "Desktop Settings"
  2. in the (default) "Background" tab, go to the dropdown box labelled "Style" and choose "None". This will turn off the wallpaper.
  3. Go the the row labelled "Color", and choose the type (solid, gradient etc.) and the colour/s (first/left colour for solid colour desktop, second/right colour as secondary colour for a gradient desktop).

    Zorin Lite / XFCE with a simple two-colour vertical gradient desktop, and the Desktop settings app open.

here is more from Japan author.

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hey @4box
How is your menu icon (Z) is colorful in dark mode?

I use Zorin lite. But my menu icon become color-less in dark mode.

He probably altered it by changing the logo (.svg file) and the code in the gnome-shell.css file


I once tried replacing the default .svg with a different one as described in this guide

It changed successfully but this one also became color-less in dark mode.

Where can I find gnome-shell.css? Or is there any different .css in Zorin Lite(xfce)?

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You'll find it in /usr/share/themes/theme-name
But Zorin Lite doesn't use gnome-shell so you may look at gtk.css

Perhaps @Aravisian know how to do it in XFCE


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2NJHQKXawc cool book that author
More cool photos https://twitter.com/ttguweiz?lang=en

On Zorin OS Lite, the Menu Icon is located in /usr/share/icons/hicolor/.../apps/xfce4-zorinmenulite.png
If yours is showing the Symbolic Icon, it may be colorless.
It may call on the Symbolic icon in order to create Contrast in Dark Mode.
You might try

 #zorinmenulite-button {
     -gtk-icon-style: regular;

:nerd_face: :nerd_face: :nerd_face:
Now it looks amazing with colors.
Thanks :v:

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Zorin desktop wallpaper?

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