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Correct handling of application URIs from Unity Dash

At some point, Unity changed the Uri type it returned when a drag-n-drop operation occurred of applications from the Unity Dash to a Gtk window in an app I wrote. In 13.04 (Unity 7.0), the data call ...
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ubuntu 13.10 how to change nautilus title bar color

I would like to know if I need to change the file nautilus.css in gtk3 theme folder or metacity.xml in metacity theme folder I use ubuntu 13.10 in flashback mode Thank You
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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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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 compile gtk+3.10 programs in Ubuntu 13.10?

I'm learning GTK+3. I can compile my program on Fedora, but when I tested it on Ubuntu 13.10, I got errors undefined reference to gtk_widget_init_template and undefined reference to ...
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When will Firefox have pixel-perfect scrolling in Ubuntu? [closed]

Last I rebooted into Win8 I saw Firefox had pixel-perfect scrolling - like Ubuntu has with Nautilus, gedit and some other apps. When will Firefox for Ubuntu have scrolling that doesn't act like mouse ...
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How to downgrade gtk+ easy

I have elementary os installed (based on ubuntu 12.04, gtk+ v.3.4.2). I upgraded to gtk+ 3.6.1 using PPA. After using it I found a lot of inconsistencies in the interface... Can you help me to ...
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How to change Gtk.Notebook Tabs

There is a way to change the default Gtk.Notebook Tab? I want to realize a flat tab button
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How to build gtkparasite

i'm not able to build gtkparasite when i run: ./autogen.sh i'm get this error checking for GTK... no configure: error: Package requirements (gtk+-3.0 >= 3.10.0 gtksourceview-3.0) were not met: ...
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How do I use the GTK+ development libraries in Ubuntu?

I've been programming for about a year and a half on Windows and I've just started getting used to the way things work on that platform, but now I'm interested in development on Linux and I've been ...
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Gtk3+ keyboard shortcuts without signal matching

I am in the process of creating my first Gtk3+ application using python, and I am quite frustrated with the lack of documentation :( Well, what I'm trying to do is to configure the Delete button to ...
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Mouse-scroll does not work in gedit [closed]

Since the update to 13.10 scrolling in Gedit does not work anymore. Anywhere else it does. It could be related with Bug #1240957 “Scrolling behaviour and window focus has changed a...” : Bugs : ...
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Failed to load module “unity-gtk-module” by skype in ubuntu 13.10

When i run skype from terminal this message appear, but skype run successfully. I have checked that unity-gtk-module is installed in my system and required lib files are available but in 64 ...
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how to install package requirements gtk+-3.0 >= 3.9.10, glib-2.0 >= 2.37.5 and gio-2.0 >= 2.30.0

I am trying to compile Disk Usage Analyzer. In preparing to compile, I am informed of certain requirements that are not present: configure: error: Package requirements ( gtk+-3.0 >= 3.9.10 ...
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Evince 3.10 with menubar

I find that the 2 buttoms menu from the evince v3.10.0 are not really useful. Why did ubuntu NOT re add an menubar?. It would have been looking better in unity ! The unity top panel has enough ...
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How to get rid of toolbar text?

How to get rid of the text that appears at the bottom of all toolbar icons? It suddenly has shown up after a system crash although I didn't change anything and now I can't make it disappear: I ...
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How install GTK+ 3 for Python [closed]

I'm start programming in Python and I want learn GTK+ 3. I'm using a Distro based on Ubuntu 12.04 (Elementary OS) and I'm having some troubles to install GTK+ 3 in Python. Okay, I will show you what ...
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What is the correct way to install Adwaita theme on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I want to have Adwaita theme on Ubuntu 12.04. On my previous installation I had it in unity right after installing gnome3 shell. Gtk2 apps didn't have tabs like what it would be expected on Gtk3 and ...
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Virt-Manager-0.10.0 - GTK3

Every time when I try to start virt-manager-0.10.0 I get the following error: Error starting virtual machine manager: Requiring namespace 'GTK' version '2.0', but '3.0' is already loaded The exact ...
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Modify gtk3 theme - menu bar

I've installed FaienceZukiMac gtk3 theme and there's a "white balloon" surrounding each entry in the menu of every gtk3 program. Here's a screenshot of what I'm talking about How can I change it ...
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Why debug packages don't include sources?

I was expecting that after installing the package libgtk-3-0-dbg I would get DDD to show the source code when stepping into gtk+, however I had to download the source package myself (from here) and ...
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Which media players available in the Ubuntu repositories uses GStreamer, GTK+ and were written in Python?

I'm planning to write a media player for Ubuntu to present in fair in the place I study. And I'd like to use GStreamer and GTK+ with Python, but I could not find a good documentation about the ...
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Programs look ugly with ClearLooks-Phenix theme, how to fix?

Some programs on Firefox seem to become unthemed when I use ClearLooks-Phenix on Ubuntu 13.04. This didn't happen on 12.04, and it seemed to be triggered by some update. What could have caused it?
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How to fix GTK3 scrollbar behavior

I have removed the overlay scrollbars. How can I configure GTK3 scrollbar clicking behavior? GTK3 applications scrollbars behave strangely under Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04. This also happens with Fedora ...
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Difference between “Gtk+ theme” and “Current theme” entries in Gnome Tweak Tool

As you can see below, Adwaita is selected both as the Gtk+ theme, and the Current theme. What is the difference? Also, some themes are available as "current" and others as Gtk+ ones. Also, why do ...
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Gtk.SelectionMode.MULTIPLE allows selection of only one row in Gtk.TreeView

I'm developing an application using Quickly. I have a Gtk.TreeView with a Gtk.ListStore as its model. The selection mode of the Gtk.SelectionMode is set to Gtk.SelectionMode.MULTIPLE. The problem is ...
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Appindicator Icon Animation

I'm writing a software using pygobject for GTK+3 (Ubuntu 12.04, stable repo package versions for all dev tools) and I'd like my application to have animated AppIndicator icon. It's easy to make ...
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How to change menu entries in AppIndicator, when it is running?

There is a similar question at StackOverflow, but it didn't help me: Changing items while running. I tried asking at StackOverflow, but people there where not too active: How to change GTK menu in ...
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How to change GTK3 color scheme on Ubuntu 13.04

I am making the transition from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 13.04. I have run Ubuntu twice on my laptop before, and switched back to Windows 7. Mostly because the orange and gray colors of Ubuntu is just ...
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Can I have the I-beam (mouse) cursor more visible in gtk3 apps?

When the mouse cursor hovers over text (other than hypertext?) that can be edited or copied , the cursor appears as an I-Beam insertion bar. In gtk2, it's possible to alter the width and color of the ...
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Gnome theme background color is black

I'm having a problem with my default Gnome 3.6.0 setup on 12.10. I used to create themes in Gnome 2 and Gnome 3.0, but I'm at loss to explain why my theme is black in the background. This problem is ...
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Gedit, Evince has print disabled

Print menu command is disabled in evince and gedit. Print functionality works fine in other applications like Chrome, GIMP, Firefox. Ubuntu printer setup correctly recognizes my printer and scanner ...
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Thread works only on gui events - pygtk

I am developing a multithreaded application in pygtk using quickly and stuck with threads. So I am experimenting with various possibilities and found out that my thread work only when I do something ...
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Gtk3 apps fails to launch from terminal : “RuntimeError: Gtk couldn't be initialized” from term but ok from Unity launcher

Usually at work I lock my screen when I leave, log off once a week, and rarely reboot. All my packages are up-to-date. Yesterday I rebooted, and this morning I can't launch my Python3/Gtk3 apps : ...
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Help me to customize gtk3 theme

I'm trying to make a flat theme, which will look identical for gtk2 and gtk3 apps. For now, I'm trying to get rid of outlines on toolbars and menubars in gtk3. This is code from gtkrc-2.0, which ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - set alternating row colors in gtk3 TreeView

Ubuntu used to have alternating row colors for gtk TreeView widgets. Some applications still do, like Banshee. Alternating row colors would really help my application (written in python 2.7, and using ...
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How can I change GTK3 themes from XFCE or Openbox?

Running Ubuntu 12.10, the problem I'm having is that when running XFCE or Openbox as my desktop I cannot seem to switch the gtk theme away from the default Ambiance. I've tried gtk-theme-switch, ...
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How do I combine two toolbar buttons into one?

In my application toolbar, I have two toolbar buttons Travel Planner and Departures as shown below, I need to change it this, As you can see in the 2nd image, it seems that 1 button has 3 ...
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How to make Gtk spinbutton symbolic in 12.04 in only a specific application?

I am currently developing an application for Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 12.10 systems. My application is completely monochromatic except for the spinbuttons as seen in the screenshot below. This issue ...
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Highlighting Gtk Entry fields on invalid input by user

I am creating a program using Python and Gtk. I want to guide the user by pointing out mistakes if any. I have attached a sample glade interface below. Here the user is supposed to enter a valid ...
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How can I resize the volume OSD in Gnome3 (Shell)?

How can I resize the volume OSD display to a more "sane" size? Currently it takes about 1/4th of my screen height. I may be shortsighted, but not that shortsighted. I checked my theme settings, but ...
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How can I theme the Pidgin conversation window?

I have been looking for a way to theme the Pidgin conversation window to match my Ubuntu (12.10) theme. I have tracked it down to the gtkrc-2.0 (gtkrc-3.0?) file and now know that if a customized ...
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What does “Gtk-ERROR **: GTK+ 2.x symbols detected.” mean?

When starting gparted, it crashes with the error: Gtk-ERROR **: GTK+ 2.x symbols detected. Using GTK+ 2.x and GTK+ 3 in the same process is not supported I already opened LP bug #1094354 for this. ...
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How do I install gmate in ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install gmate in ubuntu 12.04, I followed instructions from here sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-on-rails/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gedit-gmate The ...
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Is there any Gtk+ 3 port of the Redmond theme?

I have the gtk2 version of Redmond installed, but it doesn't work for programs using gtk3. Redmond looks like this: Or are there any gtk3 themes similar to redmond?
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How to update Synaptic on 10.10 to include new packages

I would really appreciate if someone can help me out. I've been using gtk3 on 10.10 to write applications but when I start them it says Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" I ...
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How to fix gtk theme?

I have installed gnome-cupertino-gtk-theme from here http://www.webupd8.org/2012/12/zukitwo-adwaita-cupertino-themes-ported.html on ubuntu 12.10. In nautilus 3.4, the collor of the toolbar is awful, ...
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Will Gtk3 applications run in MATE?

MATE, the Gnome 2 fork is still using Gtk3, although I think they have plans to migrate to Gtk3 in the future. Currently, is it possible to run Gtk3 applications in MATE?
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Creating a toolbar with buttons like Software Center

How do I create a toolbar with buttons that look like the ones in Software Center? I've figured out out to set the style of the toolbar to Gtk.STYLE_CLASS_PRIMARY_TOOLBAR, but I want to set the ...
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How can I improve Eclipse's user Interface to get rid of the excessive padding and spacing?

Eclipse Juno (historical versions too) has too much padding applied to the tabs and borders. This makes it hard to work with multiple project folders, especially ones containing multiple packages and ...