If you are jaded with text color of icons on your desktop, then don’t worry.
Here are simple steps which you can follow to change text color of icons on your desktop.
1. First go to path:
This path depends on theme you chose for your desktop. If you are using some other theme,then just replace my theme_name with yours.
2. Now, here you would find a file named “nautilus.css”. Just open it to make few changes.Look for a line (10th in my case):
3.Replace the @bg_color with hex-code of color you want. It would be better if you uncomment the above line and copy it to make changes.
4. Save the changes and enjoy new look of your desktop. 🙂
- A Short Guide To Customizing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (for Beginners) (hackerspace.lifehacker.com)