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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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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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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 file....
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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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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 GLib....
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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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How to edit nautilus side menu transparency and font color?

I've been trying to customize my Ubuntu 12.04 Unity desktop. I am describing what I've done until now to make it easier to understand what is my practical question. Please don't refer to it as too ...
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How to use a different gtk (gtk3) theme for some applications?

I want to use a custom theme for Nautilus and for some other applications but I want to keep the generic theme for the rest of the applications and system. I know it can be done in gtk2. For ...
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Tweaking newer GTK3 themes

The Numix theme is available by installing shimmer-themes from the software center. It is installed by default in Xubuntu. In 14.04, I was able to modify some aspects of the theme by directly editing ...
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Problem with the widgets of GTK Theme

I've been tweaking GTK Theme called "Yosembiance" to my taste. Basically I want to remove the orange accent color and use #9E9EB3 as the accent color. I've installed TheWidgetFactory and all the ...
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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'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 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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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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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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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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White scrollbar on ROXTerm

My ROXTerm GTK3 has rather irritating white scrollbars. Does anyone know how can I remove that white background? Screenshot of my ROXTerm: ROXTerm Screenshot of Gnome Terminal: Gnome Terminal
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What tool to use for testing GTK 3 Themes?

Hello I am looking for a tool to check if every aspect of a gtk-3 part of a theme is fine. Something like TheWidgetFactory, but for GTK3.
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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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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 gedit(...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 GTK GUI combo box

I'm attempting to modify a GTK GUI that came with my OS. I have found the file for the UI, (it is in XML) but what I am trying to modify is in the backend. More specifically, I want to modify the ...
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binary file cannot link to swt

I want to install TickWrite on my ubuntu 14. machine (64). When I run TickWrite binary file, I receive the following error at the end of the installation: TickWrite7 has been successfully installed ...
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Force LibreOffice 5.1.2.2 to use gtk2 instead of gtk3?

I have LibreOffice Version: 5.1.2.2, Build ID: 1:5.1.2-0ubuntu1 running on Lubuntu 16.04 LTS. It defaults to gtk3, but I want to know if I can switch it to gtk2 instead as hinted by comment #7 in ...
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Menus too far apart on Xfce

I have noticed on several gtk applications, that the menu spacing is too far apart. I'm using Xfce, greybird theme. But this seems to happen no matter which theme i use. On the attached image, you ...
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Error launching Chromium browser

I am getting the following error while launching Chromium. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Using PPAPI flash. chromium-browser --ppapi-flash-path=/usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/libpepflashplayer.so --ppapi-...
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Python Gtk-ERROR **: GTK+ 2.x symbols detected

I was trying to run my first OpenCV program in python on Ubuntu 14.04. import cv2 import numpy as np import matplotlib.pyplot as plt img =cv2.imread('share.jpg',0) cv2....
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Ubuntu 15.10 slow stepper scrolling in terminal

Upgrade to 15.10, the stepper scrolling in GNOME Terminal is unresponsive, requiring between 4 and 7 clicks to scroll one line. I use a theme with scrollbar steppers (the arrows either end of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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, file-...
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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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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 ...