Today I started Nemo and noticed it's new (ugly) look which looks like some kind of fallback mode: When looking at the package history, I only see recent updates of phonon packages and the installation of wireshark and minitube. The current version is 2.0.8, downgrading to version 1.8.4-1 didn't help.


It may be too late for you, but nemo -q did the trick for me. I had the exact same problem.


It is about your desktop theme.Put your themes in /usr/share/themes.

  • This seems to have nothing to do with themes or versions. For some unknown reason it happens out of the blue for a Nemo window which is already open in the old look and feel. The only fix is a complete power off and restart, until it happens again. – user104337 Feb 24 '15 at 16:06

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