Questions about the GTK+ graphical user interface toolkit. The Gnome desktop uses GTK+.

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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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How to update libpango and install Cairo in Ubuntu?

I want to install "php gtk", but I get the following error message: `libgtk2.0-dev : Depends: libpango1.0-dev (>= 1.20) but it is not going to be installed I downloaded the latest pango from ...
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How to install a newer version of the GTK libraries?

I want to install a newer version of the GTK libraries so I can mess around with the new GtkHeaderBar (I want to try to make applications). I have Xubuntu 13.04 and currently have version 3.6 of ...
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How to create a datagrid in GTK without GTK Sharp?

I would like to write a GTK program with a datagrid. However GTK Sharp is for the .NET Framework. Is there any non-.NET library or framework with a datagrid that I can use?
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Eagle CAD - GTK look

I am an Archlinux (former Ubuntu) user and am writing here to ask how is the GTK (adwaita) look for application "Eagle CAD" achieved in Gnome Ubuntu remix or in normal Ubuntu. I can't seem to find any ...
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Install GTK+ 3.0 on Ubuntu

How can I upgrade my GTK version? I Have this version now: axept@axept-NET:~$ dpkg -s libgtk2.0-0|grep '^Version' Version: 2.24.20-1ubuntu1 I need version 3.0 to use the new released version of ...
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Gtk: Webkit WebView C++ (can't load url + awkward terminal output)

I am trying to include a webkit webview within my c++ application. My project uses Glade ui, and I embedded webview into a scrolled window. What I do not understand at all is this awkward output + ...
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Booting Ubuntu 12.04 in Unity the Windows Theme & Icon Theme reversed back to and always locked to Ubuntu default

I did set up last year Faience-Ocre as my Icon Theme and Adwaita Cupertino L Unity as my Windows Theme (the GTK+ thme was unchanged to Adwaita (default)). It has worked perfectly well until 3 days ago ...
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KCM GTK settings ignored, how can I make GTK apps use KDE icons?

I am using Kubuntu 13.04 (Raring) 64-bit. After upgrading to KDE SC 4.11.2 (from ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports) GTK applications mostly do not use the icons selected in Kubuntu's GTK KCM. I say mostly ...
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GTK X error leads to ugly theme [duplicate]

My gtk theme is pretty ugly for Ubuntu 12.04 that I just installed after some research online I realized that there must be a problem with the gtk them so when I ran gnome-settings-daemon I go this ...
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Emacs GTK keybindings theme in 13.04

I'm trying to enable Emacs GTK keybindings in a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04, but it doesn't seem to take effect. What I have already tried: enabling it in gnome-tweak-tool executing gconftool-2 ...
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Theme shows improperly after last update from Update Manager

I installed the last updates from update manager some hours ago (I can't remember what kind of updates they were) and now the delorean dark theme 3.9 show improperly in some windows or software, for ...
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Kate, kile and other KDE applications crash in Ubuntu

I seem to have some issues with gtk libraries when trying to open KDE applications on my Ubnutu. Including Kate, Kile, etc (also the problem was observed when opening Mendeley desktop) The system is ...
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Need help to install an app

I wanted to install File Roller to extract .ISO file. I found it .tar.zx. After extraction I tried to install it using terminal. After using ./configure I found this error configure: error: ...
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GTK Applications in KDE

The problem is that I cannot integrate GTK applications in KDE (Kubuntu 13.04). My version of KDE is 4.11, from kubuntu-backports. The same exact problem appears in 4.10.5, from raring-updates. I ...
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Making a GUI for python program [duplicate]

I want to make a GUI for a program written in python.It is said that Gnome tool kit is helpful for this task.But,I want to know how to install it?and the way I should use it? I am using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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How can I change the white background in the file manager?

I would like to change the white background of my file manager. (I really searched everywhere and tried a lot of things.) I was tryng to change CSS files of my theme (GTK2 & GTK3 folders) and I ...
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Failed to load module “canberra-gtk-module” … but already installed

Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" but I already have the libcanberra-gtk-module and libcanberra-gtk3-module installed. (i.e. I tried this solution, but it is already ...
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Missing custom icons on my Python menu

In experimenting with building a small python gtk menu program I included ImageMenuItem widgets using custom icons that reside in a folder/package under the folder where my program resides. I used ...
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Equalizer presets for Audacious 3.3.4

Can equalizer presets be installed for Audacious 3.3.4 on the GTK interface running on Ubuntu 13.04?
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how to use gtk2.0 2.24.6-0ubuntu5 on Ubuntu 12.04 running gtk2.0 2.24.10-0ubuntu6?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 which is using "gtk2.0 2.24.10-0ubuntu6". The GTK applications that I am using run on the older version "gtk2.0 2.24.6-0ubuntu5". How do I revert or use the older version ...
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Firefox not affected by gtk theme

How can I make firefox use Adwaita theme like all other apps do? Good: Bad: Preferably also make web pages darker as well.
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Cannot run sudo update-manager

I cannot run sudo update-manager. I dont know whats wrong. Do you know? (precise)acer@localhost:~$ sudo update-manager [sudo] password for acer: (process:5761): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported ...
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GTK scrollbar with transparent or no trough

Is it possible in GTK-2 or/and GTK-3 to remove the scrollbar trough or make it invisible? I know there are scripts to remove the scrollbar steppers, like: GtkScrollbar::has-forward-stepper = 0 Now ...
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White text on white background

Here is an example: This does not happen in all windows, only in some (it also happens in Ubuntu Tweak, and for the text in the tabs of Terminal). I installed the MediterraneanNight theme when ...
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Can I get Matlab use GTK theme?

I readed that java applications can change his theme whit the option "Look-and-Feel". I use Ubuntu 13.04 and Matlab 7.8, and I want to know if there is a way for Matlab take the GTK theme of Ubuntu. ...
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GTK+ Themes not showing up

I downloaded some themes from gnome-look.org and I extracted and put them in /usr/share/themes folder and when I opened gnome-tweak-tool windows theme was working but GTK+ themes section was showing ...
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Change tooltip color in Redmond GTK theme

Is there a way to change the tooltip background color by editing the gtkrc file of the Redmond theme? I want to change it to yellow (it's gray right now).
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Remove fat margins from Redmond theme buttons

Is there any way to remove the fat margins from the Redmond theme buttons by editing the gtkrc file? Right now they look something like that: You can see the buttons have a much bigger size than ...
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Style names in gtksourceview

In /usr/share/gtksourceview-3.0/styles/kate.xml, I see this line: <style name="draw-spaces" foreground="#d3d7cf"/> What does draw-spaces mean? Is there some resource that ...
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Turn off highlight or transparent effect?

Hello I'm trying to turn off the selected effect in Dolphin. What happens when click on a file the selected color background color goes away and it becomes transparent. I look in ...
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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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Treeview Highlight on Mouse-over [UI]

Is there a way to get tree-views in Ubuntu to highlight on mouse over as in windows? See this example: Unfortunately windows print screen has hidden my cursor but you can see that it has ...
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Gtk skip_taskbar_hint (seen in Glade-ui-Designer) equivalent in Qt

With Glade Designer that lets you set up Gtk-Ui's you can check the option that windows are not shown in the launcher. If I take a look at the ui-file generated by Glade, it says <property ...
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Application should skip the unity launcher [duplicate]

How can I skip the unity launcher for a (Py)Qt-app? As you see when running the code below, there is an icon in the launcher. I don't need that icon because I manage the windows of that application ...
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GTK+ compiling problem

When I try to compile GTimer 2.00 I get the following error: $ ./configure checking for GTK+ - version >= 2.4.0... no *** Could not run GTK+ test program, checking why... *** The test program ...
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Syncing IPOD touch 4thgen

okay i need help here i am trying to syncy my ipod touch fourth gen and i keep getting the annoying checksum error message i have been googling all day and found gtkpod and all of the other ones ...
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GtkSourceView in Glade and C++

I try to develop a text editor in C++ and Gtkmm using Glade but I have a problem. When I try to run the program, I have the following message:"BuilderError: Invalid object type `GtkSourceView'". I ...
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Always on top sidebar : how to make all applications think the screen is less wide than it is

I really miss the google-desktop linux sidebar. The sidebar was a gtk widget that could be positioned on the right and had the option to add many gadgets to it. The great feature of the sidebar was ...
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Help wanted with customising the markdown panel in gedit

I have gedit 3.6.2 (Lubuntu 13.04) and I've installed a plugin from gedit-markdown: support for Markdown language in gedit that allows me to preview markdown text in a bottom or side panel within ...
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Adding Gtk+ app to launcher upon installation

How can I modify the source code of my GTK+ application in such manner, so that when I install it using the regular commands make, make install , ./configure to appear at the applications menu instead ...
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Missing ipa symbols in my dictionary

In my dictionary (bgoffice) all IPA symbols are missing. Could you tell me which font library I has to install?
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How can I force FireFox to use the GTK+ theme tab style?

How can I force FireFox to use the GTK+ theme tab style? I found an extension, but unfortunately it is outdated.
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Skype crash immediatly after launch

when I'm launch skype, it crashes immediatly. Error: mathieu@mathieu-desktop:~$ skype `menu_proxy_module_load': skype: undefined symbol: menu_proxy_module_load (skype:10442): Gtk-WARNING **: ...
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How to control gnome-terminal from Python scrypt?

I am developing an application in PyGtk, and would like to launch a gnome-terminal and output commands to it. My user should then be able to modify the command, or maybe ignore using the up arrow ... ...
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Issue with grabbing screen (screenshots)

Here is a vid demonstrating the issue. Whenever I try and grab a screenshot, I grab a different picture to what I think I am grabbing (except when using ubuntu's printscreen functionality when you ...
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Change background color of selected text

I use Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity and when I select a text (for example to copy something from browser), it has ugly orange background. I want to make it something normal like blue. I tried ...
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Gtk +2.x symbols detected. using gtk+ 2.x and gtk+3 in the same process is not supported

I use eclipse in ububntu 12.04. I installed Opencv. Then I saw the error in eclipse in a project that was working well before the installation: Gtk +2.x symbols detected. using gtk+ 2.x and gtk+3 in ...
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Compiled wireshark 1.10.0 presents an uncomplete interface in ubuntu 12.04

I compiled Wireshark 1.10.0 in my Ubuntu 12.04 but it presents an incomplete user interface like in this image (the missing part is at the bottom). This seems to be something wrong with Unity ...
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use kde window style in unity

I want to know if its possible to use the KDE widget style in unity. Basically have all my programs run looking like there in KDE but while still allowing me to use unity. I dont want to use the ...