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How to update GTK for Kmoddo Editor in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install latest Komodo Editor and when I run the setup in terminal, following shows up: "Komodo requires version 2.24 or greater. Please update gtk-2.0. While Komodo will still install ...
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ubuntu 16.04 does not start after installing some packages

I had installed the ubuntu 14.04.4 some months ago and i tried to install the proprietary driver for nvidia and i had problems with black screen, and i could not revert to the previous driver. So, ...
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error large bars and toolbars in eclipse?

this is my eclipse 4.2 GUI, in Numix theme: and in Ambiance theme(default) As title, Tabs and tool bars of my Eclipse too large. so, how do i fix it? please don't tell me change to default theme, ...
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Nautilus not working since 16.04 install

So after I installed 16.04 Ubuntu update, I tried to open my home folder, but it didn't work. I tried running nautilus in terminal and it thrown this: user@user-desktop:~$ nautilus (nautilus:13623): ...
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gtk theme transparency not working in Gnome 3.18.4

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my PC. It had Unity 7 desktop environment. I had installed ubuntu-gnome-desktop package, then switched to gdm from lightdm. After gnome desktop had installed, I logged ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: GLib-GIO-Message: Using the 'memory' GSettings backend

My operating system is ubuntu 16.04, but when I run a ELF 32 bit version program, after running, the program is hanging all the time as the picture shows. Then I close the window, showing the message ...
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Are there any downsides/risks to using vim-gtk on production server?

I know this seems to be considered blasphemy but I really don't like editing server files with vi. If I install vim-gtk on my production server so I can use gvim and use x11 forwarding in putty to ...
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Can I install the usb-creator-gtk (linuxmint version) in Ubuntu 15.10?

I have been using the default usb-creator-gtk but due to my personal preference, I'd like to install the LinuxMint version of it. I have tried this website where it is listed (unfortunaley I couldnt ...
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Gtk-Sharp Configuration

Here's the problem I have mono-dev installed and now want to install gtk-sharp GUI from source on Ubuntu LTS, on the document page I am advised to install to where "mono" is so development won't ...
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Gnome Software keyboard weirdness

In the new Gnome Software in 16.04, the keyboard is weird - whenever I type in the search bar, keys get pressed twice: I've tried disabling "Key presses repeat when key is held down" in Control ...
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GTK(MM) Widget Choice for List of Items

I am working on an interface with GTKMM and I have a notebook with buttons that represent certain letters. When I click a button it switches to page two of the notebook which will have a selection of ...
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Problem with the widgets of GTK Theme

I've been tweaking GTK Theme called "Yosembiance" to my taste. Basically I want to remove the orange accent color and use #9E9EB3 as the accent color. I've installed TheWidgetFactory and all the ...
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File Manager Menu Missing Bookmarks, Places, Applications, and Applets

For several years starting with Oneric up until Trusty basic menus are not available via the GUI. Adding bookmarks to the .gtk-bookmarks config file and creating a new home directory for Bookmarks ...
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Cannot remove guestsession after crash/ multiple errors

After using inkscape for design with a second monitor my system crashed and since then I can only log in as a guest . Upon logging in. I get an err msg saying all data would be deleted once I log ...
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gtk and MySQL connection

can I use this code http://www.mono-project.com/docs/database-access/providers/mysql/ in gtk application ? else what I do for connect gtk application with Data Base in monodevelop ?
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How to find out if GTK is installed?

I am working on an ubuntu virtual machine. The installation is very basic. How can I verify if GTK and all its support packages are loaded? I only have text terminal access at this time.
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Problem with C# MySQL Connection

Hello everybody i have a MySQL connection problem in C#. This is my problem in the picture. thanks for help me.
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Change lightdm-gtk-greeter background?

I've been Googling like a maniac trying to find an answer, so I've now decided to ask here. How do I go about changing the background of the login screen? (lightdm-gtk-greeter). It currently uses ...
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Error launching Chromium browser

I am getting the following error while launching Chromium. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Using PPAPI flash. chromium-browser --ppapi-flash-path=/usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/libpepflashplayer.so ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 GTK problem

I've installed Kubuntu 15.10 but application with GTK are without borders in buttons and no selection alone in the menu. I've check GTK style and i use oxygen-gtk that should be the best for ...
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Just installed Glade, but the interface is unreadable

I just installed Glade on Ubuntu 14.04, but the fonts on the interface are white, which makes it very difficult to read, and some items seem to be missing as well. Picture of the interface currently ...
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How do i make QtCreator to stop using both gtk+2.x and gtk3

I am trying to build an opencv project in QtCreator on an ARM board ( ODROID-XU4). Its a gui application but when i try to execute the code it throws an error "GTK+ 2.x symbols detected. Using ...
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Questions regarding AppIndicator

I am trying to build a JNI wrapper for using Ubuntu's AppIndicator in a Java application. I have some experience in C/C++, though no experience in GTK and Ubuntu development. I have already done ...
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How to change Chrome selected color in Ambiance theme

Basically I want to change Chrome selected color(when you select text in a page or select text in the adress bar of the browser) from orange to grayish kind of color. I want to change it only for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3.9.90 theme issue

I just installed gnome on my ubuntu machine and have one issue regarding themeing for some reason the title bar is not getting changed with the theme, a good example is here http://imgur.com/zLBcH4U. ...
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GTK WARNING: Cannot open display on all applications

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. I ran a series of commands (apt-get autoremove, apt-get -f install, apt-get autoclean) when trying to install teamviewer and reinstall vlc and I managed to get my UI ...
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Make window backgrounds semi-transparent

I want to make window backgrounds semi-transparent while keeping the window elements such as text and icons and other stuff(like controls) on top of it opaque. Till now, I have stumbled upon ways to ...
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How to add asynchronous subprocess call for Python Gtk Glade Button on_click method?

I am new to Python and Gtk. I have created an ubuntu application using Quickly-create. I have added a button to run the adb pull command for my rooted android phone. I wish to add a spinner which will ...
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How to customize the “Save File” dialog

I can't remember exactly which configuration file I've modified, but the next time I booted my computer, I found that I unintendedly added the sources.list.d folder to the "Places" list of the "Save ...
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How to update nautilus bookmarks after changing user-dirs?

I change the user-dirs.dirs of xdg. However, those changed dirs like the Pictures bookmarks are missing, how to make the bookmarks shown again? Thanks.
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Problem when compiling program with gtkgl

I'm trying to compile a hello world cpp file with GTK with the following g++ `pkg-config --cflags --libs gtk+-3.0 gtkgl-2.0` main.cpp -o main but I'm getting main.cpp:8:24: error: ‘GtkGLArea’ ...
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sudo nautilus warning

Ubuntu 14.04 with current updates. This is what I get when I type this command "sudo nautilus" (nautilus:3803): Gtk-WARNING **: Failed to register client: ...
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How to use multiple Python-Gtk-Glade Entries and Button values?

Here's my code snippet: self.filechooserbutton1 = self.builder.get_object("filechooserbutton1") self.filechooserbutton2 = self.builder.get_object("filechooserbutton2") def ...
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Xubuntu: How to reset a menu accelerator?

I'm running Xubuntu 15.10 and I recently discovered GTK menu accelerators (http://docs.xfce.org/faq) and find them incredibly useful. I can easily set them and I know that hitting Backspace will clear ...
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Can't change Theme Kubuntu

I have tried to install Kubuntu 15.10 and Ubuntu using the netinstaller, everything is working fine. The problem is, KDE uses only one Theme, which is the GTK+ theme. Meaning I can't change them ...
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Gtk-WARNING from gedit

Is my gedit or ubuntu installation to blame for these warnings? If so, what is the repair procedure? gedit:14294): Gtk-WARNING **: GtkScrolledWindow 0x13c2880 is mapped but visible child ...
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Installed headers don't exist according to GCC

I want to compile Pike with the GTK library. To do this, I need the gtk headers installed. $ tee test.cpp test.c #include<gtk/gtk.h> #include<gtk/gtk.h> $ g++ test.cpp; gcc test.c ...
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Errors on compiling a gtk2.0 program

I have these errors after compiling this gtk program on ubuntu 15.04 /tmp/ccGYN7PA.o: In function `main': /home/trodrige/Desktop/hello.c:8: undefined reference to `gtk_init' ...
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How do I refresh the icon cache?

First of all, I'm not 100% positive that the main question I've written here is actually the problem, but I have a hunch that it is. I've wrote a simple Gtk# application in Mono awhile ago, and gave ...
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efax-gtk cuts faxes

last saturday I was in needing to send some faxes so decided to configure my USR5637 modem on Trusty 64. Everything went OK: modem was recognized by my system on ttyACM0 port, no problems (apparently) ...
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Is it bad to have Qt apps on a GTK evironment? [closed]

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04, it has XFCE environment, GTK3 engine and themes, and all my apps use GTK. But I would like to use a particular program (spyder) that demands Qt. Is it bad to have Qt apps on a ...
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Why do I have two versions of gtk installed?

Using following command to see what version of gtk my system is using: apt-cache policy libgtk2.0-0 libgtk-3-0 It says: libgtk2.0-0: Installed: 2.24.27-0ubuntu1 Candidate: 2.24.27-0ubuntu1 ...
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Why only three themes are available in Ubuntu 15.10

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 desktop version. In system Appearance setting I can see three themes installed viz. Ambiance, Radiance, and High Contrast. While under /usr/share/themes directory, I can see ...
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Gray borders formed when using Gnome apps outside of Gnome 3.x

Hello everyone reading this question. This problem is really annoying to me and to everyone else who is using other Desktop Environments like LXDE, XFCE, ... because this is really ugly and takes up ...
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GTK3 and GTK2 tooltip background color difference

I changed the tool tip background color setting in my current theme Ambiance for gtk-2 and gtk-3.0. Even though I used the same color code #f5f5c5 the tool tip background color in eclipse and ...
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Critical failure on a clean 14.04.3 while using `gedit`

On a clean installation of 14.04.3 plus more than 300MB of updates to 2016 January 2 is the following file: brian@dell:~/Documents$ ls -lat SystemRestorationNotes.txt -rw-rw-r-- 1 brian brian ...
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How to prevent graphical applications from being started with sudo

I am persuaded that I should never use sudo to start a graphical application. How can I prevent it from ever happening? Getting more sleep might be the correct solution but I want a better one.
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Ugly looking window after dist-upgrade

I was trying to install the gnome-builderfor coding and programming. At first, I tried to build it from the source, but it gave me errors like require gtk+-3.0 >= 3.18.6 while my version is like ...
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Ubuntu Gnome shell theme destroys system

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 Okay, so apparently, my system doesn't boot anymore. It just shows a bunch of messages in text (Stopping user manager for UID 1000 and Removing slice from user ...
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Transparent backgrounds are black with GTK+

GTK+ was giving me a few issues with large black borders around some windows, I created a CSS file to modify this to remove the box shadow around the window and the border. There is still a tiny but ...