Is it possible to force vs code someway to use dark mode on its title bar, alerts, etc?

I installed it as a snap.

(I've read about wanting devs to opt-in to the new dark theme implementation, but maybe there is a way to do it in the meantime?)


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Try adding the custom style to your ~/.config/Code/User/settings.json file:

"window.titleBarStyle": "custom"
  • Yeah, but it shows windows-like buttons. I would like to have the native title bar black Nov 1, 2021 at 17:30

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