How can I change the text color on window title bars, in Gnome? The text usually indicates the application's name and I need to hide it. Giving it the titlebar's background color should be enough, but I can't find where to do it.

I'm in Manjaro Gnome 43. The window title I want to particularly hide is Blender's (a non GTK app), but the idea is to hide it for all applications.

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PD: I tried modifying the gtk.css file without success so far. I searched also in the metacity*.xml file of an installed theme but there are no colorcode references.

  • Did you solve this? I was using Unite, but it is not ready for gnome 45
    – Dimitar
    Nov 29, 2023 at 14:57
  • Hi, at the end I moved to KDE. Its window manager is super versatile, it lets you even remove the top bar or keep above other windows with simple keystrokes, among other things.
    – Domingo
    Nov 30, 2023 at 13:37
  • I used KDE for 3 years before I moved to Gnome circa 2021. Since the, I haven't touched it, but I remember it as being relatively buggy and less maintained. Is that still the case?
    – Dimitar
    Dec 1, 2023 at 12:51
  • Not buggy at all and with lots of reasonable tweak options IMO. I don't like their branding much, their logo a bit all over, also that google seems to be involved in the project funding somehow scares me a bit (don't know much about it). But it is the only that ended up giving me tons of options for managing windows behavior. Been there for a couple of years, didn't visit Gnome since then.
    – Domingo
    Dec 1, 2023 at 15:34
  • If google is funding it then I want nothing to do with it. Used to be good when I was using it. I might install it on a VM just to try it out.
    – Dimitar
    Dec 4, 2023 at 8:27


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