can't see text in servers due to background on linux

I can’t see the server names/ip’s due to text being white and not able to be seen because of the background image.

linux mint 17 64 bit.
intel 2600k
nvidia 650ti
driver 340.46
10k wb 600 gig and a 1 tb 7200 rpm hd.

Duplicate thread.

There is a temporary hack here: