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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 ...
3
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2answers
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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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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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1answer
38 views

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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0answers
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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 ...
0
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1answer
64 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
99 views

Is it possible to update the app indicator from code?

I use ruby-libappindicator bindings to manage ubuntu application indicators. I want to indicate if port 3000 is used by any application. Port checking isn't a problem but I also need to update the ...
0
votes
1answer
514 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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0answers
60 views

Treeview Highlight on Mouse-over [UI]

Is there a way to get tree-views in Ubuntu to highlight on mouse over as in windows? See this example: Unfortunately windows print screen has hidden my cursor but you can see that it has ...
3
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0answers
93 views

Application should skip the unity launcher [duplicate]

How can I skip the unity launcher for a (Py)Qt-app? As you see when running the code below, there is an icon in the launcher. I don't need that icon because I manage the windows of that application ...
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1answer
149 views

Always on top sidebar : how to make all applications think the screen is less wide than it is

I really miss the google-desktop linux sidebar. The sidebar was a gtk widget that could be positioned on the right and had the option to add many gadgets to it. The great feature of the sidebar was ...
0
votes
2answers
413 views

Change background color of selected text

I use Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity and when I select a text (for example to copy something from browser), it has ugly orange background. I want to make it something normal like blue. I tried ...
0
votes
1answer
148 views

Compiled wireshark 1.10.0 presents an uncomplete interface in ubuntu 12.04

I compiled Wireshark 1.10.0 in my Ubuntu 12.04 but it presents an incomplete user interface like in this image (the missing part is at the bottom). This seems to be something wrong with Unity ...
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0answers
83 views

use kde window style in unity

I want to know if its possible to use the KDE widget style in unity. Basically have all my programs run looking like there in KDE but while still allowing me to use unity. I dont want to use the ...
0
votes
0answers
150 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
991 views

Oxygen-gtk theme on ubuntu 12.04

I tried to use the oxygen-gtk theme on ubuntu 12.04, but it didn't work properly, only the menus. The windows looked like win95/98 :D I know that the best way to use that is to use Kubuntu, but I ...
16
votes
3answers
8k views

Why is canonical choosing QT over GTK for Unity's next generation?

So much has been written that I'm kinf of confused, but if I'm not mistaken Canonical is building the next generation of Unity for mobile devices with Qt, and in the near future the desktop will also ...
6
votes
2answers
394 views

Create a Gtk Window insensitive to Show Desktop and Won't show in Launcher

I want to make a Gtk.Window which is pinned to the Desktop and acts like a desktop widget. I've found that I can do this by setting self.set_type_hint(Gdk.WindowTypeHint.DESKTOP) which keeps it below ...
3
votes
0answers
95 views

Can't get iconify() and deiconify() to work properly

I'm writing app for Ubuntu with C++ and Gtkmm. In my app i use libappindicator to show icon with simple menu in notification area. Icon and menu works ok, i can minimize window to panel (using ...
3
votes
1answer
91 views

C++ gtkmm-2.4 - How to calculate size of Unity Launcher/Panel?

I am using gtkmm-2.4 for my Ubuntu apps and to determine the size of the window for the application I use get_desktop_geometry. This returns the dimensions of the display you ask for. My issue is that ...
0
votes
1answer
150 views

How to use fixed width font in python indicator in Unity's top panel?

I have a python script of network bandwidth indicator that I have downloaded from here : https://launchpad.net/nettraffic I would like to make the indicator use a fixed font so that the indicator's ...
1
vote
2answers
181 views

Opening a Gtk.Window that covers Launcher and Panel

I am trying to create a GtkWindow that would be on top of all the windows. This includes Unity's Launcher and Panel. I am working on Kazam screen recorder and one of the options of the program is ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

nomachine NX: Text missing on all gtk interface (Unity and Gnome Classic)

[EDIT] Just in case this could help someone... I have found a .... new solution? http://www.nomachine.com/preview/download-package.php?Prod_Id=14 I am guessing that's nomachine's next version of ...
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0answers
135 views

Ubuntu radial gradient desktop background [closed]

Is it possible to add radial gradient to the list of possible background gradients in Ubuntu 12.04?
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1answer
2k views

How can I repair the default GTK libraries after installing GTK 3.4 from source?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and compiled and installed GTK 3.4 to go through some GTK developer tutorials. Installing this version of GTK has caused problems with Unity. All system dialogs and top bar ...
0
votes
1answer
567 views

What does the GTK Loader compiz plugin do?

In ccsm there is a "GTK Loader" plugin. This is not used on a clean install. What does it do? If it preloads GTK once like the tooltip implies then is it a good idea to turn it on?
6
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1answer
940 views

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?
3
votes
2answers
131 views

How to add Quicklists to GTK2 application?

We want to add Quicklists to our app Nitro. However Nitro uses GTK2 as it uses the pywebkitgtk library. As far as I'm aware, we can't use Quicklists because it requires PyGI which requires GTK3 and ...
1
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0answers
221 views

Crappy theme… again [closed]

I know, this topic was here before.... but none of the suggestions helped and I'm confused, I don't know what I am missing. But lets begin. I have a Ubuntu 11.10 which was upgraded by all those years ...
6
votes
3answers
3k views

White text on white background problem

I am not sure what happened, but I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 and it is unusable right now because of the white text on white background problem as seen in the screenshot. Does anyone know how to fix ...
3
votes
1answer
939 views

How can I make a theme and test it easily for Ubuntu (Unity)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make a Theme from scratch for Unity? I'll never say that the Ubuntu Ambiance theme isn't a beautifu theme, but i want to make a new one, i want to try to make a ...
0
votes
5answers
451 views

How to create list of installed packages for remove after testing?

I like to test kmymoney. When trying to install there are a lot of kde packages that are needed by this program. That's ok, I'm using Unity and there are no kde packages installed at this moment. So, ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
464 views

Desktop unresponsive after login

I've just upgraded to oneiric and a few seconds after logging into unity 3D, the whole desktop freezes. I tried unity --reset, unity --advanced-debugging, re-enable from the ccsm. The only thing I ...
5
votes
1answer
481 views

Text colors in unity

If I want to try out a different GTK3-Theme using the Unity Shell, I always have troubles with colors of the text. Many themes seem to have trouble with upper bar using similar text colors (i.e. black ...
4
votes
1answer
153 views

How do I make my apps windows get their own Unity launchers?

I'm writing an application that potentially uses quite a few windows. It would be nice if I could make at least some of those windows get their own Unity launcher entries. How do I do that?
5
votes
2answers
737 views

How does one retheme the Unity Panel with GTK?

I want to take an existing theme and customise the appearance of the unity panel to the way it appears in another theme. I can't find any documentation about how to modify the panel themes, and I've ...
6
votes
2answers
10k views

How do I set a theme in Oneiric? [closed]

I'm using Oneiric, and have some default theme set. I understand Unity is using Gtk3, and that the usual Ubuntu themes haven't been ported. How do I set the theme in Oneiric? Where is/will the new ...
0
votes
1answer
787 views

What file I need to edit to change the text color in a theme?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 (from 10.10) with Unity, and after I've been messing around with the (gtk, I guess?) theme a little, I've encountered a little problem. In my panel (the one with the ...
2
votes
0answers
153 views

Unity Dash shows up while drag-n-dropping a selection in GTK apps [closed]

If the Unity Dash is hidden (using app maximized) I make a selection in a GTK app and I drag-n-drop it, the Unity Dash shows up. I'm not sure it's a feature or a bug, but sometimes it stays there and ...
1
vote
0answers
6k views

Scrollbars missing in Eclipse [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to blacklist an individual application from using overlay-scrollbars? In their frantic quest for pixel real estate, Unity designers have set their greedy ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

Gtk theme for Unity Desktop

I am using Ubuntu 11.4 alpha3 for testing. Here I am looking that some of application are removed like Appearance where we play with theme preferences. How can I change themes in Unity? What is that ...