Ubuntu – Cannot change background color in Ubuntu 13.04


I cannot change my background to the color blue and when I try to my desktop background goes black. I tried to do gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.background active true but it still does not work.

Best Answer

  • It's a confirmed bug. See the bugreport in Launchpad: Unable to set solid colors and gradients as desktop background in gnome-control-center