We released UCS 5.0 at the end of May – one of the most important new features of the latest major release: the new design. The dark theme of the UCS interface appears during the installation, in the portal, the Univention Management Console (UMC) and its modules as well as all other web services for end users. You don’t like the new color scheme? No problem, we’ve just released a few errata, and erratum 23 provides a second, bright theme as an alternative. In this article, I’ll explain how to change the theme of all UCS web interfaces and switch to the light theme. I’ll also show you how to configure your own color scheme.
How do I change the UCS Theme?
The configuration happens via a UCR variable. The Univention Configuration Registry is the central point for the local system configuration – editing configuration files in a text editor is therefore no longer necessary. As a UCS admin, you can access the variables via the main page of the portal and the System tile. Select Univention Configuration Registry and scroll down to the variable ucs/web/theme.
- Tip: use the search field at the top for a quicker navigation.
Now click on ucs/web/theme to open the setup dialog. Enter the value light and click Save to select the light theme for all web interfaces of the server – that’s it. In the portal it looks like this: