Fix Eclipse colours in ubuntu 12.04

After updating to ubuntu 12.04 the colours of the eclipse code completion and the package explorer make the text hardly readable. Inactive elements have a light grey background colour with light text colour.

Eclipse colors in ubuntu 12.04

Eclipse colours in ubuntu 12.04

A workaround is to unset “Use mixed fonts and colours for labels” in the Preferences.

Eclipse Colour workaround ubuntu 12.04

Eclipse colour workaround ubuntu 12.04

After that the colours are as shown by the following screenshot.

Eclipse colours after editing preferences

Eclipse colours after editing preferences

Happy developing!

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