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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 can I “diff” two files with Nautilus?

I have installed Meld and found out it's a great comparing tool. Unfortunately there is no integration with Nautilus 3.2. This means, I can't right click on files and select an option to open them in ...
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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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Question about GtkScrollbar class in custom themes

I very much like to use the Zukitwo theme as an alternative over the standard Ambiance theme, it is to my taste more easy on the eyes. However, the theme takes away the scrollbar arrows or ...
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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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GTK3 program for the speech impaired; How do I select one of N paragraphs?

In a gvim window i have, say, 15 paragraphs, each one typed by a person who has a speech impairment. He is typing what he has to say to a friend who can speak. The program reads by espeak or aplay to ...
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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 specify button and tab border colours in GTK+ 3 theme

The theme "Ambiance" has buttons and tabs looking like this: I am trying to make a theme, but am having difficulty finding out how to change the button and tab border colours. The theme looks like ...
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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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Is it possible to upgrade the default gtk-3.4.2 on Precise to a later version?

Is it possible to upgrade the default gtk-3.4.2 on Precise to a later version? I need to use a program that requires GTK+ 3.6 as the minimum, but the GTK+ version installed is 3.4.2. Is it possible ...
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How to use GTK 3.12 in XUbuntu?

Hello I am using Xubuntu 14.04. It is using GTK for applications. I want to convert all the applications to use GTK-3.12, so that menu bar could be adjusted within the title bar. Please guide me.
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Can I apply a different GTK3 theme from the main one to an individual application?

For example, can I keep Ambiance as main theme but assign elementary theme to elementary's app?
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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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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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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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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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Strange GTK3 issue with Audacious and Evince (Document Viewer)

I find that, in some GTK3 apps such as Audacious and Evince (Document Viewer), parts of the UI are pure black, which looks ugly and out-of-place. It is not intentional, as the screenshots on both ...
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How to remove window decorations 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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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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location menu:hover which gtk3 class themes indicator-datetime

setting .menuitem:hover or .menu .menuitem:hover does not help. I checked the source code gtk3 theme code etc I did also read the source code of indicator. The menu section is 100% code compatible to ...
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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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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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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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Create tab using Gtk+3 and Python and load file into it

I want to create an Ubuntu app using Gtk+3 and Python. In the app I want to be able to get the file from the user; create a tab and load the file into it (i.e. into the TextView that will be ...
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Launch a new window from Gtk+3 app

I want to create an Ubuntu app using Python and Gtk+3. I want to get the contents of the file displayed in the main window and load it into a separate window (load it into another TextView for ...
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Is there a GTK+3 version of the old default Human theme?

I came across How do I install wallpapers from older releases?, and I was wondering if I could somehow get a GTK+3 version of the old Human theme used prior to 10.04 LTS to complete the retro look on ...
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ubuntu 13.10 gnome flashback theme

I would like to change colors in ubuntu flashback theme. I need to know if flashback uses gtk3 theme files or metacity files in theme folder. 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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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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How to install windows 8/8.1 themes on ubuntu?

I found this link and this one that shows that win 8 theme could be implemented ! I could it even make it faster and 100% compatible to ambiance. My question is the following: We all know that ...
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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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Blurred lines in cairo gtk

I have noticed that cairo_set_source_rgb(cr, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0); // Color black cairo_set_line_width(cr, 1.0); // Line width in pixels cairo_move_to(cr, 10.5, 10.5); cairo_line_to(cr, ...
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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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Why Totem, EOG, …? have dark toolbars with default gnome-shell theme - Adwaita?

Totem, EOG, have dark toolbars for some reason: while other regular GTK3 applications have expected toolbar: This doesn't look like preferred way, so why is it like this and how can I set all ...
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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 the background gradient of the inline GtkToolbar?

When you run the below code, it will show an inline toolbar in a window. Notice how the inline toolbar has a stand-out backbround. Is there a way to apply CSS to get rid of it and make blend with ...
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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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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 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 can I install GNOME or GTK+ 3.6 on Ubuntu 12.04?

Is it possible to install GNOME 3.6 or gtk+ 3.6 on Ubuntu 12.04? If yes, how? I want to write an application which uses GtkMenuButton. GtkMenuButton is a new widget introduced in GTK+ 3.6.