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How do I add a border around windows but keep the Ambiance theme?

I seem to live my life in the terminal - many terminals in-fact. I also love the Ambiance theme - but the new borderless windows does not provide the visual differentiation I'm used to (the same ...
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Undoing GTK configuration change

I just followed the directions on this website which according to the page "define gtk 2.0 layout." Specifically, I followed the directions under "Easy Fix," wherein I clicked Launch GTK 2.0 RC ...
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Ubuntu does nothing after erasing atk-1.0. No terminal, no restart

I was trying to install gtk+3.12-1. It couldn't find the correct version of atk, so i decided to remove it and reinstall. The problem is that, after doing sudo apt-get remove atk-1.0 ubuntu has ...
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menu item selection problems

This might sound weird: I'm using gnome2 and try to set up Thunderbird message filters. However if I try to select the action I'm not able to select the right entry in the sub-sub-menu, because the ...
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Multiple button clicked signals emitted for a single click

Writing a cut/copy/paste feature for a simple filebrowser in gtk. Every cut/copy button/paste click emits a progressively higher number of signals . Here is the part of the program that deals with ...
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How do I remove a color from the GTK scale widget?

I have included a link below. I am making changes to the Ubuntu to rid myself of the all the orange, but it sticks around like the herp. Anyone have any experience with this? You will notice the ...
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Has anyone succeeded in using efax-gtk with an external fax modem under Ubuntu?

I have been trying to use Efax-gtk with an external USRobotics fax modem under Ubuntu 12.04 in vain for several weeks. I can configure Efax-gtk properly to select my HP Compaq's only serial port ...
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Finding Mouse click position in IconView in GTK

I am building a file browser using Gtk.IconView in python. I am trying to find the path of an icon selected using " selection-changed" signal using gtk.IconView.get_path_at_pos(x,y). The docs are mum ...
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How do I select icon theme in Gedit?

I run Lubuntu 13.10 with the window manager Blackbox. I have set the GTK theme to Lubuntu-default in settings.ini: $ cat ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini [Settings] gtk-theme-name = Lubuntu-default ...
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Is it possible to prevent user from open/save file dialog in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I've a number of kiosk computer implemented my company's application which use firefox as front end user interface. All the users have to do is just staying on firefox to do their job. However when ...
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Wrong theme in KDE

I am currently having a very strange problem with the KDE widget style. The problem consists in that the widget styles are not respected. All windows appear with something that looks like the ...
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GTK+ website is not openning [closed]

Official GTK+ website is not opening. I tried from two computers with different connections, AIRCEL and BSNL both. But the result I am always getting :- Connection refused: www.gtk.org:80. If you can ...
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Zenity from command line Linux installation

I have a command line installation of Linux, i.e. when I was installing it, I chose to install a command line version. I want to make use of zenity from the command line to popup dialog boxes etc. ...
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can't open software-center and software & updates

This is the error i'm getting Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 130, in <module> app = SoftwareCenterAppGtk3(options, args) File ...
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AudioBuffer error when trying to install Webkit-gtk

I'm trying to install the latest webkit-gtk from source. I have a problem with Fogger not working with Wunderlist, and am trying to see if upgrading the webkit will help. When I run make on the ...
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Can't launch JD-GUI on Ubuntu 12.10 64bits

When I try to open JD-GUI via the terminal it gives me the following error error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory . So I ...
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How can I debug a bug in gedit and GTK+?

I tried to debug a bug in gedit and GTK+ but encountered a problem. What command should I put the console that it gives me the sources of both two projects? I tried apt-get source gedit ./configure ...
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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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How Thunar know that my localized “Pobrane” is “Download” directory

I have Xubuntu instaled (with XFce) and I have custom icon for "Pobrane" (and. Download) and that folder have always is my destination for download (in web browser for instance). How Ubuntu/Xubuntu ...
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Create tab using Gtk+3 and Python and load file into it

I want to create an Ubuntu app using Gtk+3 and Python. In the app I want to be able to get the file from the user; create a tab and load the file into it (i.e. into the TextView that will be ...
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Launch a new window from Gtk+3 app

I want to create an Ubuntu app using Python and Gtk+3. I want to get the contents of the file displayed in the main window and load it into a separate window (load it into another TextView for ...
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GTK Setup Project

I'm use to MSVS 2010. I would like to know the GTK equivalent steps to: Create a Setup Project, compile it and then install the program. I have already compiled a program to a .exe file.
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How to get text buffer from file and loading into TextView using python and Gtk+3

I want to create an Ubuntu App that uses Gtk+3 and Python. However, I would like to know how I can get the text buffer from a file and load it into a TextView. Does anyone know how this can be done ...
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Problem after update: blue screen with only the mouse cursor

My Ubuntu 12.04 was normally updated through the Update Manager, something about gtk. Then I rebooted and now all that shows after the splash screen is a blue screen that only shows the cursor.
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How to save text buffer to file using Python and gtk?

I am trying to create a text editor for Ubuntu (going to give it a try!) using gtk2 and python. So far I have been able to implement the open function. However I just don't know how I can get the ...
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GTk Theme Class of Component

I experienced a strange UI after installing Numix-Daily theme and I want to fix this. The color should not very dark (It should be grey). My Question : What is the best way knowing what that (type ...
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System Monitor, Settings and other windows have no decoration

I've been using Ubuntu 13.10 for a reasonable amount of time now, and I have never encountered this issue before. One day the frame (the part with the close, minimize and maximize buttons) just ...
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Can I use GTK+ stock icons in a free closed source business application?

If so, have I to indicate anything in license (classical "About" window)?
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How to create a capture button in a USB webcam using GTK in a C program? [closed]

I am working on a multimedia project where I have to create a capture button in a USB webcam, and when the capture button is clicked every picture will be saved in another window. Guys please help me. ...
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How to change window opacity dynamically in Python and Quickly?

The app is written in HTML and is running using webkit and Quickly. The opacity can be changed using Glade. I want to add a slider functionality in HTML which will change the title of the HTML ...
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Hide “Places” or “Username” in File Chooser Dialog

Background Making a video-capture of a website demo; part of the demo requires uploading files. Problem The username is displayed in the video, which is a security concern. Question How do you ...
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Is there some user interface or gtk package for Gstreamer?

I have just installed package gstreamer 1.0, and I use as executable the file located in: /usr/bin/gst-play-1.0 . All is fine, I can play local files, and also I can use 'gst-play-1.0' in TV-MAXE to ...
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How to open GTK apps at center of screen?

How to code this using Quickly? Will frameless GTK apps work the same?
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browser compositor issues - chromium versus chrome

Chrome browser beta release 34 includes the google 'Aura' compositor that caused lots of issues on my env using 12.04 with GPU = intel HD4000. So, i went back to the 'Chrome-browser' general release ...
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What is the difference between gtk-window-decorator and compiz-decorator?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and have installed CCSM. I found that the default decorator was /usr/bin/gtk-window-decorator. Is it correct? I am using the user configurations (the home directory of my user ...
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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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Problem embedding a pylab Figure in a Gtk application using quickly

I am currently trying to build a simple app that includes some pylab figures. I just started to use quickly and I am concerned about some import issues. That is, none of the matplotlib backends will ...
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Cannot open application in Quickly

I'm creating web browser in Quickly. When I am running my application (quickly run) I have errors about gtk. Without the WebKit code it can run. Sorry about my english. Errors: ...
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How to solve old GLIB error

I am in the process of installing GTK+ but it needs various pre-requisites. These are glib - 2.0 >= 2.35.3 atk - >= 2.7.5 Pango- >= 1.32.4 gdk-pixbuf-2.0 >= 2.27.1 Now I upgraded my ...
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gtk octave code not working properly

The problem is that it is not displaying the GUI. it is a mex function which calls an m file to add two numbers. i compiles this code in gcc using the following command mkoctfile `pkg-config ...
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For which package should I submit bugs in Launchpad?

Recently, I have found out that all frameless HTML apps made with Quickly (running with Gtk and WebKit) have a white border around them after startup in Ubuntu 13.10. The border goes away once the app ...
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Which version of gtk is compatible with Ubuntu ARM

I am learning GTK+ 3 on my pc which has Ubuntu 13.10 installed. Classes such as ListBox and Stack seem to be unavailable for 13.10 as they are packed in GTK 3.10 which only comes with 14.04. My aim ...
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How can I make the menu bars adhere to the Ambiance theme?

Xubuntu 13.10 I chose Ambiance as a theme and it doesn't seem to work for all elements of the GUI/DE: I'd like to make the DE/GUI look coherent and "light", just as the rest of the Ambiance ...
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How to install python gtkhtml2

I've try to install Straw 0.27 (using sudo python setup.py install), but got error: Error: 'gtkhtml2' module in package 'python-gnome2-extras' is required to install Straw I've installed ...
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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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Gtk-WARNING **: Calling Inhibit failed: GDBus.Error:org

When I try to gedit some files, then I received these from the terminal window. There is already one post about this: Gtk-WARNING : Calling Inhibit failed But it is not solved. How can I solve it ?
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Installing a theme in the /usr/share/themes/ directory

I'm trying to install this theme http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/01/iris-flat-gtk-theme-for-linux In their readme they say that there are two methods of installing it; either to the ...
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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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Kubuntu 13.10 Emacs Binding in Google Chrome

I like to use Emacs keybinding such as CTRL-A beginning of line in all my browsers. I have it working fine in Firefox, but not in Google Chrome. I followed the instructions in How do I enable Emacs ...
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Why are gtk message dialogs in Xubuntu gray only? They have colorful icons elsewhere

I use Xubuntu 13.1 to develop some applications with gtk in c++ using libgtk-3-dev. I use message dialog boxes for error messages, like this dialog = gtk_message_dialog_new(GTK_WINDOW(mainWindow), ...