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recently-used.xbel is empty and entries are never added

I'm on a fairly new install of 15.10 and I noticed in gedit that I have no list of recently opened files. "~/.local/share/recently-used.xbel" is there and writable but the contents are the following: ...
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Why do I get two RandR errors each time I run the xrandr commands?

I'm in the process of creating an xrandr GUI frontend, but I keep running into randr errors. When I run the xrandr --newmode command, I get a BadName error. Running the xrandr --addmode command after ...
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How do I install WebKitGTK+ in Ubuntu14.04

I want to buid web interface in my GTK+3 application but I have some problem in installing WebKitGTK+. What are the dependencies that I need to install?
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How to fix libgtk-3-0 broken package?

For a while I have not been able to import the gtk3 library into python. I was going to try and reinstall the libgtk-3-0 package via synaptic, but that's when I discovered that it was broken. When I ...
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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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How can I use the gtk3 file chooser with keyboard shortcuts?

Here's the use case. I want to navigate in the file chooser using only the keyboard. For instance, typing Alt-F, then selecting Open with arrow keys usually brings in the file chooser, but there I ...
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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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Fast switch between three keyboard layouts - from Unity DE to Gnome Shell

I use ubuntu 15.10 and have 3 keyboard languages layout. In Unity DE I create custom shortcuts: key: CTRL+1; command: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.input-sources current 0 key: CTRL+2; command: ...
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Glade Designer is crashing

Here is the Error I am facing. I really need to get Glade up and running please help. I used the sudo apt-get install glade command And this is what I got when trying to run Glade designer ...
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How to create a custom splash screen for a program?

I am currently building a client for our users at work with Ubuntu MATE 15.10 and Plank as a dock. But when I click for example the Firefox icon in the dock nothing happens until it suddenly pops up ...
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How to change background color in Gnome Tweak Tool?

I developing my own mod for Zukimac theme and when I change .background { color: @theme_fg_color; background-color: @theme_bg_color; /*#d4d4d4*/ } to .background { color: ...
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How to change the colors of buttons and widgets in GTK3 Theme

I run Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity desktop environment. I installed GTK3 theme called Numix. After that I changed some of the colors to my taste. I want to make the accent color from orange/red to Blue. ...
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Unwanted super thick borders in Xubuntu 15.10

I have recently updated to Ubuntu (Xubuntu) 15.10. After this update, I see super thick borders around some windows. This seem to plague only Gtk+ applications: Why? Can I fix it? Note: I do not ...
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How to customize windows frames(panels)

I want to learn to customize GTK themes. So far I have managed to learn how to change the background(accent) color, text color etc.. I can change colors by changing the values in the files in ...
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gtk+glade screens not able to view in ubuntu 14.04 developed in ubuntu 10.04

I am porting my gtk+glade application from ubuntu 10.04 to 14.04. I'm trying to open glade screens / files developed in Ubuntu 10.04 in ubuntu 14.04, but not able to view the files in glade tool. ...
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How do I shrink the text in a GTK+3 active button without changing the whole button size?

I'm working on a custom GTK+3 theme for Ubuntu 15.10, and one of the effects I want to use for an active (clicked) button is to slightly shrink the text shown on the button for a pressed-in look. The ...
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How to create local GTK3 settings?

I have changed gtk-main.css of my current theme to get different tooltip colors. But this applies to all users. Is there a way to create local GTK3 settings just for a specific user? TIA Kibu
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Where to find documentation of CSS Changes in gtk3 15.x?

it is actually sadly true that Ambiance for 15.04 contains some bugs with new headerbar linkbuttons etc. Where to find an actual complete gtk3 css documentation?. Mostly visible in nautilus, ...
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Does someone still have all the documentaton on Quickly?

The project seams to be dead, but I am using it to create an app, but I need more documentation. I cant run the quickly tutorial, maybe because I'm using elementary Freya, but I am missing a lot of ...
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Why are some apps transparent when using specific themes? [closed]

I've noticed that some apps becomes transparent when using a couple of themes. I've noticed this with Geary and Corebird with either the Numix or the Ultra Flat theme. Anybody knows a way to fix ...
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Help for create a GTK app using Glade xml file. (version 3 of both)

(scuse my for my english, I'm french) Hy, I'm pretty comfortable with C and I was looking for next level with graphical interface, I try SDL but it's not what I want, I need to create native system ...
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Text editor for translation of texts without Java?

Is there an editor, preferable with GTK support, no JAVA (OmegaT looks ugly, or am I wrong?), to translate texts like in Swordfish under linux? Or is there a simple editor solution, like a plugin for ...
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black parts of GTK+ windows

When I install GTK+ theme, I got these black parts on windows: I've tried different GTK+ themes, even default Adwaita has the same problem. When choosing Ambiance or Radiance - it works fine. I'm ...
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xvkbd not working on GTK3 apps

I have a couple of mouse buttons mapped (Fluxbox) to execute xvkbd commands, for Enter (\r) and Ctrl+U (\Cu), which comes in super handy. It works on terminals and most apps, but not on GTK3 apps, it ...
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Installed the Arc Theme, it doesn't look right

I just installed the Arc Theme, however it doesn't look right. As you can see here, mine looks completely different and looks like it's missing textures and other things: Whereas the normal theme ...
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Firefox 42+: libgtk-3.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Asking, because it took a minute to figure this out and nothing came up on Google. Answer coming up. I downloaded a Firefox (nightly) build from mozilla.org for testing. Running it presented an ...
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dpkg reports gtk is installed, but make can't find it

I'm trying to compile a non-commercial biological database system on an AMD64 ubuntu machine (running 14.04), and I can't get it to work yet. The database relies on gtk+-2.0, but can't find it. I ...
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Installing KDE on 15.04 removes GTK3 features

I installed KDE on Ubuntu Gnome Vivid and now, when I switch back to the default GNOME desktop, I find that GTK3 features such as rounded window borders have been disabled. The fonts also seem to be ...
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Python GTK3 keyboard accelerators

I'm working on creating an application for Ubuntu using Python3 and Gtk3. I'm trying to add keyboard accelerators to the program but unfortunately I keep running into problems. This is my code atm: ...
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Font garbled for gtk3 applications (ubuntu 14.04.2)

At random times the font in most applications (gedit, terminal) I get a garbled font. See the screenshot. The original text was (which can be copied and pasted without problems): Connecting models ...
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Gedit “Highlight Misspelled Words” enabled by default

I'm using gedit 3.10.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with the Spell checker enabled. At the moment, I have to enable the "Highlight Misspelled Words" option every time I open a file, even if it is the same ...
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What should i do exactly when i get errors with choises when building jhbuild

Im trying to install Gtk+3. During the installation of jhbuild i got cleared with jhbuild sanitycheck, jhbuild sysdeps --install. As the next step i did jhbuild build, now i get errors with multiple ...
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Whats the proper way to install Jhbuild?

Im running ubuntu 14.04, and im having difficulty in installing Jhbuild. I followed various links when i faced errors, and they are always the same. The links are: ...
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Corrupted GTK3? Appearance has changed

Somehow I managed by working in home folder to damage the look of applications. I partially moved my older home folder from another computer where users was named differently. Everything looks this ...
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What are the advantages of using GTK3 and GTK+3 over GTK-2?

I'm creating a utility program for Ubuntu in Python using GTK-2 and have been told by several people to use GTK3. Why would I want to do so, and would are the advantages of using it instead of GTK-2? ...
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pkg-config not updating installed libs

I am trying to install GTK+-3.16 and I have installed all the dependencies but when I finally try to configure GTK, it gives the following errors: configure: error: Package requirements (glib-2.0 ...
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Pantheon Terminal Ubuntu 15.04 - GTK3 Title/Header Bar Issue

I heard Pantheon Terminal is one of the most intuitive terminals to use and thought I would give it a go on vanilla Ubuntu Vivid 15.04. I installed it (0.3.1.2+r736+pkg36) from the following ...
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How to add a “Type” column to the file dialog?

I haven't used Ubuntu for several years, and now that I'm giving it another try, the oversimplification and removal of features are kind of baffling. The screenshot says it all. How can I add a ...
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Hide Title Bar When Maximized in GNOME 3.16

In GNOME 3.14 and 3.12, I had a modification in metacity-theme-3.xml which basically hides the title bar from any window when it's maximized. I preferred this method to the Maximus Two extension ...
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Remove black line from (15.04 - Vivid) Files/Nautilus sidebar

Is there a way to remove the black line from the sidebar of the latest Ubuntu? It sticks out and always causes me to lose focus when I'm working, because it stands out way too much compared to the ...
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Gedit Plugin: How to get the buffer of a newly opened file from another file in Gedit?

I've written a code for a Gedit Plugin which opens another file, self.window.create_tab_from_location(Gio.file_new_for_path(file_path), None, line_number, 0, ...
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creating menu bar in gtk+ [closed]

i am new with gtk+. while learning to create menus in gtk+ i simply copy paste the following code and when i run it....i don't know what is the problem but only it shows window. it does not show any ...
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Mixed formatting and language for date and time

Just as a background for this case: I am a Brazilian living in Poland. I reinstalled my whole system from scratch 2 days ago (for the first time in a country different than mine). I am using Ubuntu ...
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Gtk Drawing Area not always rendering when inside a scrolled window

I have a Drawing Area inside a Viewport inside a Scrolled Window. The image renders fine when the Drawing Area fits inside the Scrolled Window. But when i request a size larger than the Scrolled ...
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How to find GTK+ version used by a given application

This answer http://askubuntu.com/a/192138/112794 to the post How to change color AND width of non overlay scrollbars in Ubuntu 12.04 says that on a single machine we can install two versions of gkt+. ...
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Why doesn't GTK_THEME=theme_name app_name changes theme in Kubuntu 14.04?

deja-dup crashes if used with oxygen-gtk3 theme. One of the easiest ways of changing themes of GTK3 apps is by using the GTK_THEME=theme_name app_name command line flag. It works on Fedora but doesn't ...
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Can I import a Gtk2 & Gtk3 libraries together?

I think the answer is not... but I'll leave the question here :) Thanks in advance! FYI I tried in the upstream project without luck. Goal: I'm developing a Folder Color extension and I need to add a ...
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How do I change background entry color when renaming a file, folder etc.?

I've been trying lots of workarounds still I cannot find that specific code line for changing that background. I looked at solutions here and here but my problem appears to be slightly different ...
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What Editor has NO Syntax Highlighting and can copy&paste text in GTK interfaces?

Simple problem: I have a JSON file that is used for snapshot serialization of a JS-based VM. It contains a shitload of data and every single editor crashes while trying to open it, except vim. But, ...
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Change the tree expand arrow color in Nautilus

Is there a way to change the color or look (borders, shape) of the little arrow in list view in Nautilus? You can see it in the image below. http://i.stack.imgur.com/Sgazg.png I can change its size ...