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Is it possible to update the app indicator from code?

I use ruby-libappindicator bindings to manage ubuntu application indicators. I want to indicate if port 3000 is used by any application. Port checking isn't a problem but I also need to update the ...
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How can I install Faience GTK theme in Ubuntu 13.10?

I have tried adding the PPA and installing through the terminal, but this did not work. Is there any way I can get the most recent version of Faience GTK theme as a .deb file so it can be installed ...
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How to enable chameleonic background using GTK webkit?

I have written the code and Chameleonic background is working with Node Webkit. But it is not working with GTK webkit.
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How do I integrate Gnome applications properly in XFCE?

Recently I've installed Xfce. I had used Xubuntu some time ago and wanted to install it again because of the more extensive possibilities to configurate it. However, now I have one problem: some Gnome ...
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Has the Appindicator or GtkMenu API changed in Saucy? [closed]

I've written a custom application indicator, which isn't working properly on saucy. The menu is initialised with a few items, then updates regularly, adding or removing menu items. This worked fine ...
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Qt compatibility with GTK themes (Qbittorrent)?

How can I make my Qbittorrent look somewhat more like my GTK theme or just normal without switching/changing my current theme? As usual I tried something and this came out: How it looks without ...
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Some Bazaar packages are missing in Ubuntu 13.10 (especially bzr-svn)

Yesterday I installed Bazaar on Ubuntu 13.10. I also installed Bazaar plugins I use but some plugins installation failed because of missing packages. In my case the missing packages were bzr-svn and ...
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PyGtk Application Logo/Icon

I'm starting to develop some apps. I'm reading through python gtk documentation. It's all going fine but I have one question. How does Ubuntu find application logos? Like the one it displays in the ...
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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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Kate, kile and other KDE applications crash in Ubuntu [closed]

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 trying 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Skype does not use default Ambiance theme

I have installed Skype from Canonical Partner repository on my 64-bit Ubuntu system. Skype uses the Cleanlooks theme instead of the default Ambiance theme. How can I fix it?
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Why do my GTK apps look ugly in Kubuntu? [duplicate]

I have recently upgraded (clean install) to Kubuntu 13.04 and it is looking great and smooth as silk which is to be expected, however there is an ugly wrinkle in the silk As far as I know I ...
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Error while compiling a GTK application on ubuntu 13.04 - missing headers

I am developing a GTK application using the ECLIPSE IDE. I am unable to build the application cause when I include file from gtk/gtk-2.0/gtk.h then it gives me a error that `gdk/gdk.h` no such file ...