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The Ubuntu Light Themes received yet another update today. Actually 2 updates in one. Here is the changelog:

light-themes ( lucid; urgency=low

* Bringing things back inline with the original design

light-themes ( lucid; urgency=low

[ James Schriver ]
* Ambiance/Radiance: Deprecate pixmap scrollbars now drawn via the murrine engine
- Visual refresh of buttons, notebook, comboboxentry for theme consistency
- Add border_shade and colors
- Add additional murrine options through_shades, shadow_shades, etc.
- Sync scale with visual scrollbar changes for theme consistency
- Fix blurry BG[INSENSITIVE] text/menubar text
- Fix GtkScrollbar::min-slider-length = 36 (LP: #533537).
- Adjust global border_shades for consistent shading with combobox
* Ambiance: Fix text on memenu (LP: #532843).
- Clean up panel; Fix (LP: #533081) panel buttons with no contrast
- Fix statusbar (LP: #532964).
- Fix dark text CPU applet on panel (LP: #532385).
- Fix system monitor artifacts (LP: #533271).
- Fix Gedit and Gimp menu separators (LP: #532323).
* Radiance: Fix indistinguishable notebook tabs (LP: #532340).
- Fix statusbar (LP: #532693).
* Ambiance/Radiance: Fix metacity frame_style_maximized close and minimize unfocused prelight (LP: #532690).

The most visible change is the scrollbar which finally fits well with the rest of the theme (which you can see in the screenshot above). Another change brings the web controls in line with the desktop:


As you can see, there are many changes and a lot more will most probably come until Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 is released.

You can download light-themes from HERE or wait for the package to hit the repositories in Lucid. The theme packages are already available WebUpd8 PPA right now, so if you're not using Ubuntu Lucid and want to use our PPA, simply run: "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade" (presuming you've already added the PPA).

Remember, to move the buttons to the right, all you have to do is run this in a terminal:
gconftool-2 --type string --set /apps/metacity/general/button_layout "menu:maximize,minimize,close"

But you will still have the minimize and maximize buttons inverted. Since there were only slight changes to the Metacity, the fixed minimize and maximize buttons should still work (but if you update the theme, make sure you re-apply the minimize-maximize fix).