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Reverse Damage Caused by Gnome-Shell to Unity

OK, so I installed gnome-shell for some unfathomable reason and it essentially broke a bunch of stuff in the unity desktop. I've tried reinstalling ubuntu-desktop by doing sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 blank after login — images/icons can't be displayed

I rebooted my 12.10 (Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-60-generic #91-Ubuntu SMP Wed Feb 19 03:55:18 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux) which has been running fine for many months after a Thunderbird update and ...
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Theme identification (ubuntu 11.10) and file location unknown! [closed]

Where can I find the directory and files, related to the theme above, which I believe is part of KDE (but I am not to sure about that)?! I'd like to make some changes, just like: Integrating ...
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GNOME DevHelp for Microsoft Window

Can anyone please tell If DevHelp application is available for Microsoft Window or not? I have installed libgtk-3-doc on Ubuntu. Where the doc files are saved on the machine,so that I can use it to ...
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Cannot build MonoDevelop from source

Whenever I try to install MonoDevelop it fails on the "./configure" command. configure: error: Cannot enable GNOME platform without gnome-sharp-2.0 I have installed Mono 3.2 successfully into the ...
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1answer
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gnome applications wont start in Fluxbox desktop in Ubuntu 13.10

I have been using Fluxbox the lightweight window manager and desktop environment instead of Unity for a while since my openGL applications need all the GPU juice they can get . Since upgrading to ...
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1answer
108 views

Gnome overlay scrollbar in Firefox

I've been looking for a way to get Gnome's overlay scrollbar working in Firefox. By its appearance, it seems like Firefox is using the standard non-overlay GTK scrollbar, but I haven't found a way to ...
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1answer
266 views

Theme color conversion

Simple question. I like the Ambiance-dark theme found online, but I heavily dislike orange. I went in the theme files and modified the colour settings to green, but there is one little thing that I ...
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Do I need gnome on my PC with 12.04LTS to install gtk themes?

I was just asking if I need gnome installed on my PC for me to install GTK themes......on UBUNTU 12.04LTS.
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“fatal error: gtk/gtk.h: No such file or directory” using make

I am trying to use make command to build. I am following this. I am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ make make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory ...
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open text file and dispaly in GTK+2 and display

please tell how text file can be read and the data can be then manipulated in GTK+2 C language. i have tried to compile a code but the problem is that only one line is displayed from the text file ...
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Glib error: Two different plugins tried to register 'BasicEngineFc'

Every time, I start a gtk program (such as nautilus) from command link, those errors repeat again and again: ... (nautilus:9156): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: Two different plugins tried to register ...
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Numix Theme Removal : Resulting Mixed Themes

I tried installing Numix using the command: sudo apt-get install numix-gtk-theme numix-icon-theme numix-wallpaper-saucy But I didnt like it. So I tried removing it using sudo apt-get remove ...
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Gnome Tweak Tool completely not working

I Booted my computer up today and found that my gnome shell theme was gone, along with all my extensions and gtk window themes. I opened up tweak tool, and sure enough they were all disabled, but ...
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1answer
123 views

How do I integrate Gnome applications properly in XFCE?

Recently I've installed Xfce. I had used Xubuntu some time ago and wanted to install it again because of the more extensive possibilities to configurate it. However, now I have one problem: some Gnome ...
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1answer
516 views

Booting Ubuntu 12.04 in Unity the Windows Theme & Icon Theme reversed back to and always locked to Ubuntu default

I did set up last year Faience-Ocre as my Icon Theme and Adwaita Cupertino L Unity as my Windows Theme (the GTK+ thme was unchanged to Adwaita (default)). It has worked perfectly well until 3 days ago ...
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GTK X error leads to ugly theme [duplicate]

My gtk theme is pretty ugly for Ubuntu 12.04 that I just installed after some research online I realized that there must be a problem with the gtk them so when I ran gnome-settings-daemon I go this ...
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1answer
638 views

How can I change the white background in the file manager?

I would like to change the white background of my file manager. (I really searched everywhere and tried a lot of things.) I was tryng to change CSS files of my theme (GTK2 & GTK3 folders) and I ...
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Firefox not affected by gtk theme

How can I make firefox use Adwaita theme like all other apps do? Good: Bad: Preferably also make web pages darker as well.
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White text on white background

Here is an example: This does not happen in all windows, only in some (it also happens in Ubuntu Tweak, and for the text in the tabs of Terminal). I installed the MediterraneanNight theme when ...
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1answer
605 views

GTK+ Themes not showing up

I downloaded some themes from gnome-look.org and I extracted and put them in /usr/share/themes folder and when I opened gnome-tweak-tool windows theme was working but GTK+ themes section was showing ...
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Lost Ubuntu window theme/decoration. Looks regular GTK, can't change it.

Recently I've been trying to make my ATI/Intel graphics card work, without any success, and suddenly I now have this on every Window. Any ideas how to fix this? Unity and everything works fine. It's ...
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987 views

Difference between “Gtk+ theme” and “Current theme” entries in Gnome Tweak Tool

As you can see below, Adwaita is selected both as the Gtk+ theme, and the Current theme. What is the difference? Also, some themes are available as "current" and others as Gtk+ ones. Also, why do ...
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253 views

I cannot open any GUI application after do 'apt-get remove gnome*' - what can I do?

Every time I run UI applications like firefox or chrome or qtoctave etc I get these GTK warning: (firefox:27271): Gtk-CRITICAL **: IA__gtk_settings_set_long_property: assertion `GTK_SETTINGS ...
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Editing the GtkNotebok's Default Popup Menu

I'd like to know if it's possible to append a menu item to the popup menu that appears by default on right-clicking a GtkNotebook's tab page. Thanks.
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Ugly/Inconsistent Theming in Ubuntu Gnome 12.10

Some applications are displaying really ugly widgets and menus. I think it's a GTK issue and perhaps more particularly, only applies to GTK2 apps but I'm not sure. The numerous questions on here that ...
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Ambiance GTK theme customisation *just* for one user

Is it possible to customise the appearance of the Ambiance theme just for one user? I have read about the possibility of doing this: sudo vim /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-2.0/gtkrc but could ...
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Gnome-tweak-tool not working on Ubuntu Gnome Remix 12.10 [closed]

I'm experiencing some problems with Ubuntu Gnome Remix 12.10 64bits. My gnome-tweak-tool doesn't apply themes properly. For the gkt themes, I noted that they are not fully applied. For example, I ...
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1answer
780 views

How to update gtk-3.4 themes to the new gtk-3.6

Is it too complicated to achieve? if it's not could you tell me how, please. I have some basic knowledge about gtk and css. Also, is this going to continue happening each time gnome releases a new ...
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271 views

How to use a different gtk (gtk3) theme for some applications?

I want to use a custom theme for Nautilus and for some other applications but I want to keep the generic theme for the rest of the applications and system. I know it can be done in gtk2. For ...
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1answer
404 views

GTK2.0 Theme problem with button foreground

I have noticed that i can only change the foreground color of a gtk2.0 theme button with the "default" style. I did it like: style "default" { fg[NORMAL] = "#000000" fg[PRELIGHT] ...
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1answer
148 views

No longer running a gnome-session; how do I get the nice GTK theme back?

I changed my desktop environment (I forget exactly how) to remove the gnome panels and instead I'm using xmonad and xmobar and just terminal windows and so on. It seems I'm no longer running in a ...
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1answer
31 views

How can i fix the GTK hightlighted contex menues problems?

Here's a screenshot of the trouble I'm experiencing.
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1answer
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How to move the lock window on the lock-screen?

Is it possible to move the window where you input your password on the lock screen away from the center, e.g. at the lower edge?
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1answer
2k views

Hide window title in gnome-shell using mutter, gdk, wnck or gtk

I'm after a way to: get list of all application windows currently open, as a Gdk or Gtk window remove window decorations for selected windows (maximised in my case). I'd like to do this using ...
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56 views

gtk theme became ugly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Appearance does not change on switching the theme I just run unity-greeter from terminal it worked without any problems but my theme changed to ugly default theme of ...
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714 views

Can I assign custom keyboard shortcuts for menu items in applications?

OSX allows user to add custom keyboard shortcuts for menu items. For instance you can define a custom keyboard shortcut for "Copy" and it will work for every application that has a menu item called ...
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1answer
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Difference between GTK theme and GNOME shell theme?

I'm using gnome shell and I'd like to know what a GTK theme changes that a gnome shell theme doesn't.
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2answers
3k views

How can I restore a broken theme in GNOME Shell?

My GUI has changed into some crappy looking theme, I don't know why it happened and I want to get the default looks back! It happened after I was mucking around trying to get the purple grub menu ...
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GTK+ in Kubuntu apps look bad

I have installed Evolution email client on Kubuntu 11.10 and it's not so cute as expected. Eclipse also looks bad. I have the GTK+ Appearance plugin in KDE System Settings and already tried QTCurve ...
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How to get back GNOME 2.x & GTK 2.x in 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will I be able to run Gnome 2 in 11.10? I would like to get back my GNOME 2 desktop and GTK 2 and it's applications and also GDM instead of the new one. How is this ...
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1answer
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Can't run GNOME Shell extensions - Gtk-CRITICAL errors in gnome-tweak-tool

I have GNOME Shell 3.2.1 installed on Ubuntu 11.10, and I'm trying to install extension on it. I downloaded via apt-get dock and alternative-status-menu, and ofcourse gnome-tweak-tool, but the ...
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1answer
309 views

Compiling GTK2 from source

I download and try to compile the source code for GTK2: sudo apt-get build-dep libgtk2.0-0 sudo apt-get source libgtk2.0-0 cd gtk+2.0-2.24.6/ ./configure --prefix=/usr make And I get an error: ...
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Gnome-terminal scrolling behavior not affected by change in GTK3 source code [closed]

I needed to change the mouse wheel scroll rate in GTK applications. I downloaded and modified GTK3 source code. I recompiled it. It did the trick for gedit and nautilus. But did not do it for ...
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1answer
170 views

I modified GTK3 source code and recompiled: No effect

In Ubuntu (Gnome) there is absolutely no way the change the mouse wheel scroll rate for GTK applications. It is hard-coded in GTK and determined by a "smart" algorithm which dynamically depends on the ...
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3answers
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How can I reset my desktop to be like new?

After I upgraded to 11.10, I made some mistake which totally destroyed Unity(I'm not sure at all what I did). I deleted all the configuration files that I knew of, and now at least it will start, but ...
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Can I hide the title bar of MPlayer in gnome?

I'm on a 10.04 machine with MPlayer, version SVN-r1.0~rc3+svn20090426-4.4.3. When you invoke MPlayer from the command line to show a file, it displays the file within a window. This bar has a title, ...
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1answer
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Gnome issues after downgrading from Gnome 3

I followed this post on AU and then downgraded back to 2.32. Then I followed a tip in a post asking me to add the gnome3 PPA to install a package dconf-settings-backend because my settings weren't ...
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4answers
2k views

How do I fix my theme? [closed]

After installing and using Ubuntu 11.10 for while I decided to install gnome shell. After Installing and rebooting my system I saw that Ubuntu light theme (ambiance/radiance) is gone. I check ...
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what is the difference between a GTK theme, Metacity theme, and Emerald theme?

I keep seeing themes as being labelled as metacity or GTK or Emerald. From reading in other places, I gather that Metacity is a window manager and changes the window borders, so what is a GTK theme? ...