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Theme gnome panel handles in flashback session

I'm using the the gnome flashback session (metacity) in Ubuntu 14.04. The default theme is the ambient theme. If you set a gnome panel to not expand, the handles are looking ugly: How can I ...
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How to reset some packages in ubuntu 14.04

I was trying to install gnome-photos on my ubuntu 14.04 As a dependency package I installed gtk+-3.0 on my ubuntu (It is not available through synaptic or through default repos so I downloaded source ...
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Python GTK: How to stop a function from happening if a checkbox is checked

In my program I have one of those annoying popups that alerts the user to go check the settings. I have a checkbox that if checked, is supposed to never show the popup again. I have no idea how to do ...
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How to disable GTK+ 3.12 client side decorations?

I've updated my Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME/GTK 3.12 (because I want to test drive GNOME and play with some recent GNOME applications), but as a result, all GNOME application now use client side ...
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White text on some system windows

I get white text on most windows, (it switches to its regular color when the said window loses focus). I'm using a windows dual boot xubuntu 12.04 with xfce, xfwm, and a GTK theme 'zukiwi'. Can ...
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When reading a text file, how to get rid of “\n” when extracted in python [closed]

I am writing a program where you have to extract bits of text from a text file. The specific bit of text is the save directory where I would like to save the files produced by my program. Here is my ...
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How to block certain characters from a string in Python [closed]

I am writing a program that takes the text written in a text document called datafile.txt, then prints what is in the file. The text that is in the file is is "Hello World", but the text that prints ...
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Python: How can I store a variable changed by the user? [closed]

I am writing a program where basically you type information, and the information is saved in a text file. The program has to know where to save that specific text file. I have added a menu button that ...
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Python: How to have to change a variable once, and never change it again [closed]

flub = raw_input("Where would you like your save directory to be?) SaveDir = flub Hello ubuntu, I am writing a python program. My question is, how can I make it so a raw_input asks me a question ...
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How to convert a .glade file to a .py file

I have been using gtk a lot to make my python programs have a graphical interface, and it's pretty awesome. I recently discovered Glade which is a hassle-free way of making a GUI for your programs. I ...
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gtk changes all ss to ß gtk themes not saved on restart

I am using Kubuntu 14.04 and have the following problem: All GTK apps (thunderbird, Polly, Gimp and so on are changing all ss to ß) locale is de_DE this happens in all Menus lists and so on. Is ...
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Consistency of GTK2 toolbars with GTK3

One of the reasons why I don't like Ubuntu's default theme Ambiance is the unacceptable inconsistency between GTK2 and GTK3 toolbars as seen in LibreOffice and Chromium/Chrome web browser. This is ...
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how to change title bar color in gnome flashback compiz Radiance theme in 14.04

I'm using the gnome-flashback session (with compiz) in Ubuntu 14.04, and I mostly like the Radiance theme. However, the title bar only changes subtly between the focused window and the unfocused ...
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Always show menu in LibreOffice

I'd like to always see the application menu, but by default that's hidden until I mouse onto the top line of the screen. Perhaps this is aesthetically pleasing, but it sucks in terms of usability. I ...
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Could not open X display, XDG_Runtime_DIR Error:

Output from terminal from where i tried to run nautilus and read an external drive. Also, i got a terminal window before logging in that system is running under log graphics mode, i will have to login ...
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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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Unable to re-size cursor on 14.04

I have a computer running Ubuntu 14.04 using Unity. I have 3 monitors, 2 externals and a internal. All are 1080p (so the same resolution). I am unable to resize my mouse cursor to be larger. I have ...
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How to enable mnemonics in 12.04 and/or 14.04 GTK3?

Word on the street is that "gtk-enable-mnemonics" has been deprecated since version 3.10, and I am not at all sure how to get my application to display mnemonics. They will only display if I press ...
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weird font size setting in different apps and random places

ever since the update from 13.10 to 14.04 i have a font-size issue. for example. With Evolution email the email will show in extremely large font-size (~18px) while the folders and menu's are ...
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how to find system parts version numbers?

LibreOffice help recommends me to install a higher version of LibreOffice than I can get from the Ubuntu Software Center. I can do it by direct installing from *.deb files. I know most of required ...
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winpdb GUI not running

I installed winpdb ( a python debugger ) . When I tried to run it's GUI version it showed this error wxPython was not found. wxPython 2.6 or higher is required to run the winpdb GUI. wxPython is the ...
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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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GTK module can only sometimes be found

When I try to install VMWare Workstation on Ubuntu 14.04 I get the following warnings: (vmware-installer.py): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine" Gtk-Message: ...
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How to change pgadmin3 theme

Currently I'm using Ambiance-Dark theme, pgadmin look very bad when using this theme (and maybe other dark theme). How to change pgadmin3 theme?
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How to set font for GTK applications on Kubuntu 14.04?

I am trying to use the same font in Kubuntu 14.04 both for native KDE apps and for GTK apps. If I use the GTK entry on System Preferences to set up the font, I see the following problems: 1: Only ...
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Rounded Window Corners with Themes not Working

I am trying to use themes on Ubuntu (14.04) Unity and I am having some issues with that themes are not looking like they are supposed to look. Here is a screenshot: Notice that the top bar of the ...
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Font rendering problems with QT applications in Xubuntu

I'm currently using Xubuntu 14.04 but the same problem is present in 13.10 and 13.04, and maybe in previous versions. I always install truetype fonts and remove the anti-alias. In all the GTK ...
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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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Ubuntu, gtk 3.10.8, not able to visualize a menubar made by Glade

My problem is that I've drawn a UI with Glade, but the menubar doesn't want to be drawn. Here is the xml, just a sample: please try to check out the properties. It is a very simple menubar but I ...
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Numix removes borders and colors in unity launcher

I recently re-installed ubuntu 14.04, when i installed the numix gtk theme, the borders of all the icons in the unity launcher dissapeared along with the colors, i tried relogging, re-applying the ...
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Error message about GTK in terminal [duplicate]

When i write some command on terminal, this error message appear FirstStrike@ubuntu:~$ gksu (gksu:6934): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "pixmap", (gksu:6934): ...
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Problems with GTK themes

A few weeks ago, I installed razor-qt on 14.04. everything was okay, but whenever i open a gtk application, it defaults to the elementary theme, as i had the pantheon de installed on it before. the ...
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Dark GTK theme for Ubuntu 14.04

I am using the zonColor DarkNight theme on Ubuntu 13.10 and am quite pleased with it. I would like to have a similar theme for Ubuntu 14.04 but so far I could not find a single dark theme available. ...
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GTK application font problem with some characters in Kubuntu

I have problem with fonts in GTK applications in Kubuntu 14.04 (problem was in 13.10 too). Some characters are rendered by another font. Problem is with all GTK applications. Problem is with all ...
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“Could not get screen information” error

I have Ubuntu 13.10 32bit OS. A few days ago I added gnome3 ppa and upgraded to gtk 3.10. I had to fix many gnome bugs. But I couldn't find a solution to this one. When I try to open display ...
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GTK-Message and warnings in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Since updating to Ubuntu 14.04 I've started getting this error message when running GNUcash. GNUcash says it has nothing to do with them and they suggested asking Ubuntu for help. So can anyone help ...
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Libre Office is opening without menus

Libre Office is opening without menus ... How can i solve this ?-I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 x64-
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VMware Player: “No protocol specified” error after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

I had installed "VMware-Player-6.0.1-1379776.x86_64.bundle" in my Ubuntu 13.10. Today i Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.4 LTS. Now when I try to launch VMware player it shows a messagebox: Before you can run ...
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What is GTK to Gnome shell and unity

Can someone tell me what exactly is GTK, Genome shell, and unity in between all of those. I might sound stupid but can someone tell me how to take advantage of any of these I am using and which one ...
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How do I add a border around windows but keep the current theme?

I seem to live my life in the terminal - many terminals in-fact. I also love the Ambiance theme - but the new borderless windows does not provide the visual differentiation I'm used to (the same ...
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How do I remove a color from the GTK scale widget?

I have included a link below. I am making changes to the Ubuntu to rid myself of the all the orange, but it sticks around like the herp. Anyone have any experience with this? You will notice the ...
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Finding Mouse click position in IconView in GTK

I am building a file browser using Gtk.IconView in python. I am trying to find the path of an icon selected using " selection-changed" signal using gtk.IconView.get_path_at_pos(x,y). The docs are mum ...
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How do I select GTK icon theme?

I run Lubuntu 13.10 with the window manager Blackbox. I have set the GTK theme to Lubuntu-default in settings.ini: $ cat ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini [Settings] gtk-theme-name = Lubuntu-default ...
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Is it possible to prevent user from open/save file dialog in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I've a number of kiosk computer implemented my company's application which use firefox as front end user interface. All the users have to do is just staying on firefox to do their job. However when ...
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Wrong theme in KDE

I am currently having a very strange problem with the KDE widget style. The problem consists in that the widget styles are not respected. All windows appear with something that looks like the ...
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GTK+ website is not openning [closed]

Official GTK+ website is not opening. I tried from two computers with different connections, AIRCEL and BSNL both. But the result I am always getting :- Connection refused: www.gtk.org:80. If you can ...
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Zenity from command line Linux installation

I have a command line installation of Linux, i.e. when I was installing it, I chose to install a command line version. I want to make use of zenity from the command line to popup dialog boxes etc. ...
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can't open software-center and software & updates

This is the error i'm getting Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 130, in <module> app = SoftwareCenterAppGtk3(options, args) File ...
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Can't launch JD-GUI on Ubuntu 12.10 64bits

When I try to open JD-GUI via the terminal it gives me the following error error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory So ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 blank after login — images/icons can't be displayed

I rebooted my 12.10 (Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-60-generic #91-Ubuntu SMP Wed Feb 19 03:55:18 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux) which has been running fine for many months after a Thunderbird update and ...