RubyMine menu items usability issue in Ubuntu Maverick

I was very excited about RubyMine and wanted to purchase it right up until the point that I saw this:
http://s.crowdway.com/img/rubymine-lf.png
First off the main menu items are the wrong height as you can see when comparing with the native Gimp menu above. But more importantly it is almost impossible to tell which submenu items are disabled and which are enabled. Here's a hint: the ones with the uber-bright highlighted shortcuts are actually *disabled*. You can barely see that there's a shortcut for the enabled items. The difference between enabled and disabled labels is too small to see.

Any fixes?

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What JDK version do you use? The best workaround would be to use different Look&Feel in Settings | Appearance.
Also, Swing tries to copy your system GTK theme but fails to do it properly for some reason, so changing your Ubuntu theme may also help.

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I'm using the Sun java inside the repositories:

david@Seven:~$ java -version

java version "1.6.0_24"

Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_24-b07)

Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM (build 19.1-b02, mixed mode)



I've now set the L&F to the Windows XP one which looks reasonably nice, however for a program I'm looking at all day it'd be nice to blend-in with the environment I'm using.

Just a FYI, the theme I'm using is the default one for the latest Ubuntu, it's not something I specifically chose, so it's a bug that probably affects a lot of (future?) linux users.
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Thanks for the information, however GTK Look&Feel in Java is no something we can fix easily.

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I understand. Just as an idea, you might want to check how Eclipse does it.

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Eclipse is using SWT, not Swing, so it will not help.

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