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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 ...
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Graphics Device initialization failed for : es2, sw

I am getting following error while running Kangaroo Test Automation Graphics Device initialization failed for : es2, sw Error initializing QuantumRenderer: no suitable pipeline found ...
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unity theming flaw

I am using a unity theme called 'Flatttice' installed from noobslabs ppa. The problem with theme is the selected background color and selected foreground color are same for inactive windows. This is ...
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How do I open GTK Inspector?

I am using GTK.3.15. When attempting to open GTK Inspector using the Ctrl+Shift+I or Ctrl+Shift+D, nothing happens. Does not matter what application or widget I am using. Nothing happens and my ...
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How do I run GtkInspector?

Hello guys I tried to run GtkInspector but I failed tried to: Edit dconf files but there is no /org/gtk/settings/debug path Running with GTK_DEBUG=interactive python3 my_script.py But no luck ...
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Problem in installation of pango-1.36.8 and GTK+-3.14.6

I want to use Glade3 and installed it. The glade file demanded that I should use higher version of GTK+. The glade file contained following lines <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!-- ...
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cannot find -lcanberra-gtk3

I am trying to build gtk+ , installed everything but still getting this : make[4]: Entering directory '/home/sagar/checkout/gnome/gtk+/demos/widget-factory' CCLD gtk3-widget-factory /usr/bin/ld: ...
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What is the terminal command to install the whole gtk 3.14 libraries in ubuntu?

I want to develop linux apps for ubuntu using C. Now, for that I need to install the gtk 3.14 libraries and the dependencies. I already tried to install it by downloading the libraries, but was not ...
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No GUI and Long on screen in ubuntu 14.04 after removing GTK

I removed the gtk+2 and gtk+3 by the command apt-get remove command. But after that, I could not log on to my system, there is no Log in screen and other GUI icons. But the PC is working, I could ...
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Editing Raleigh GTK theme

There's the default GTK theme in XFCE called Raleigh. I would like to change the dark blue color (#4b6983) to something different. But if I go to /usr/share/themes/Raleigh/gtk-2.0/ and take a look at ...
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How to make the background black in nautilus, evince, etc.?

I tried changing the colors in gtk-theme-config, but after tweaking the colors, restarting nautilus, and even logging out, the background is still white: I also tried out some themes from ...
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How to create a gtk theme?

If GTK3 is supported for ubuntu, then I will love to create one. Therefore, please assist me in how to create a GTK3 theme for ubuntu?
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't boot after trying to install GTK+

Yesterday I tried installing GTK+ with all the stuff required. Cairo, Pango, all that. Today, after a reboot, my computer won't boot into ubuntu, and shows a list of errors before going into "Low ...
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How do i theme new Header-bar for gtk3 compnents?

in my themes i do now have header-bars definiton . I don't get the ambiance code in this point. I did see that they aren' t exactly like normal toolbars. and don' t behave like ones. Can someone ...
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Gedit crashes on “open” after ubuntu upgrade(12.04->14.04)

Gedit opens normally byt when I try to open a file and I hit "Open" gedit closes, I've started from the command line hoping to get an error messge and I got one: (gedit:10582): GLib-GIO-ERROR **: ...
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Transparent background with Cinnamon

I use ubuntu 14.04 with cinnamon desktop. Everything is good, but in some applications background is transparent. How to fix it?
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How to change the colours in GTK3 themes

How to change the colors of a GTK3 theme? Is there any way to that? Kindly assist.
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What's the state of Mono (& Monodevelop) on Linux (specially on Ubuntu)?

recently I've starting developing using Xamarin Studio on Windows (using GTK#), but I want to ensure portability to Mac OS X and Linux distros, specially Debian and Ubuntu. I've seen that Mono on ...
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How to create an installer for a python GTK3 application?

I have just finished developing a Python 2.7 application using Gtk3 for GUI. My question is, how can I now create an installer for Windows, Mac, and Linux (possibly three different installers) for my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - slow scrolling using scroll arrows

Newly upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04. If I open a large document in gedit, or have a large terminal window open, then scrolling using the scroll arrows (i.e. left-click and hold down on the scroll ...
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Which .css theme file changes the buttons on top of nautilus?

This is what I am talking about: I'm making a theme and I don't know what I should be looking for, but I think it is somewhere in the gtk.css file. Edit: I know its in the gtk-widgets.css file, ...
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Can I use Pixmap Engine in GTK3 theme?

I asked this question before but I will reword it this time. Can I use the "pixmap" engine in GTK3 ".CSS" files? If so, how? I made a theme that I was pretty happy with, but was for a gnome 2 ...
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Assigning images to gtk3 theming styles?

You can do it in gtk2. Here is my button theme in gtk2 as an example. style "button" xthickness = 0 ythickness = 3 engine "pixmap" { image { function = BOX detail = ...
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how to approach legibility problem of light text in dark GTK theme

I'm working on a dark GTK theme for Ubuntu. This largely is going well, but I am not sure how to deal with certain scenarios such as instances of programs with a light colour scheme. A representative ...
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Active launcher icons glow when using numix theme

I'm running unity with numix gtk theme. When switching between the launcher apps using Super + Tab, the launcher icons glow to show the current active app is missing. I don't know if this is because ...
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How do you update GTK+ and/or Gnome on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I found a theme that I wish to run, and it says that is is meant to run on Gnome 3.12. It says "Important note: This theme is designed for Gnome 3.12. May or may not work with other versions of ...
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python 3.4 import error on gi._gi [closed]

in python 3.4 I get ImportError: No module named 'gi._gi' after trying from gi.repository import Gtk Though I did sudo apt-get install python3-gi previously from terminal. Does anyone know how to ...
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Get rid of orange edge around radio buttons

I am currently working on a GTK+ 3 program and I constantly encounter this rendering mistake. The edges around radio buttons are drawn orange which is especially visible when the window is passive and ...
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How can I find out what ibus-daemon and ibus-ui-gtk3 are doing?

Occasionally my desktop slows down a lot. The mouse pointer moves slowly or not at all, my fan starts whirring, and the end is generally nigh. If I'm very patient normality usually restores itself, ...
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How to create a theme with a picture panel svg or png for GNOME Flashback (Compiz), Unity, Gnome Classic?

How to create a theme with a picture panel svg or png for GNOME Flashback (Compiz) and GNOME Flashback (Metacity) and Unity in Ubuntu 14.04. How to create a theme with a picture panel (svg or png) ...
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ImportError: cannot import name Gdl from gi.repository

Trying to import the Gnome Docking Library I get the exception: ERROR:root:Could not find any typelib for Gdl ... from gi.repository import Gtk, Gdk, Gdl ImportError: cannot import name Gdl
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How to make titlebar transparent and Square up corners in default ambiance theme gtk3

How to square up title bar rounded corners of Ambiance theme GTK3 based theme in Ubuntu 14.04? and Is there any way to make window title bar transparent in Ubuntu 14.04?
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Unable to build GTK+ 3

I am getting started with open source contributions and need to make-build the gnome-calculator. I recently downloaded gnome 3 (ubuntu) and need to build the gnome-calculator which needs gtk+3. I ...
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Installing Gtk+ >= 3.12 on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm just trying to install Corebird. It has some dependencies and one of them is Gtk+ >= 3.12. I would say I have search a lot and finally frustrated from a lot of other dependencies. I'm afraid if ...