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Does anybody know whether or not it will be possible to use the GTK3.2's new HTML5-extension in Ubuntu 12.04? They announced that GNOME3.2 will be included, but will they build the GTK packages with the new HTML5-extension enabled? Unfortunately thy did not in 11.10.

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

Well, apparently not:

$ GDK_BACKEND=broadway gnome-calculator

Gdk-ERROR **: Unsupported GDK backend: broadway
Trace/breakpoint trap (core dumped)

You could try to create a bugreport for the Ubuntu GTK3 package, asking to compile it with --enable-broadway-backend

GTK3 Ubuntu source package

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FYI, bug is already reported: – medigeek Jul 25 '12 at 23:02

I created a PPA with a Broadway-backend enabled GTK+.

You can find it here.

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