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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Unselect the Gtk TreeSelection when cleraing the TreeStore model

I followed the python-gtk-3-tutorial and implemented a simple file browser using Gtk TreeView. It works pretty well, but but my problem is, that by the time of the initialization the first item in the ...
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How to revert from Gtk3 to Gtk2 indicators in xfce4-panel?

When with Saucy, I used this tutorial to have gtk3 indicators in xfce4-panel: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Roadmap/Specifications/Saucy/Gtk3Indicators Now I upgraded to Trusty and I see a messed ...
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How to remove window decorations (title bars) from Ubuntu 14.04

I never used window decorations to maximize / minimize windows, but keyboard and mouse/keyboard shortcuts for all operations. In the good olde days, you could just disable and tweak the window ...
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How to edit the color of the title bar and border width of a gtk3 theme?

Can someone tell me which file and item is edited to change the title bar and the border width in the gtk3 themes? I'm using Ubuntu version 14.04. Note: This is related to Using the Themes in the ...
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gtk-3 accessibility warning

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 with the most recent libgtk-3-dev library. Then I recompiled all my C programs. Now all these programs output a warning which was not there before, when I had these programs ...
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GTK3 theme: Where are these colours located in css

Can someone please tell me where the following colours are located in the css: the separators in the menus the separation line for gEdit when "Display right margin at column..." is checked in ...
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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 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 ...