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Icon name for unlocked keyring

I am working on a program and I want to implement icon denoting keyring state. If you start seahorse you'll see it has the same icon of padlock in two states, locked and unlocked. I am unable to find ...
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Handling GTK Windows in KDE4

I've installed kde via sudo apt-get install kde-full and it worked perfectly, and all is well, except for these ugly gtk applications. (Pictures Here) So I did some research and came across this form ...
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Firefox ignore GTK theme for localhost stuff

I know this is pretty much a duplicate of How can one make firefox ignore my GTK theme entirely?, but the answers on that one are no permanent solution. It works by launching firefox from the ...
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GTK native version of Amarok

Does anybody know of a version of Amarok written in GTK ? This is my fave music player but if I install using apt-get I have to install 200mb of KDE dependencies. I saw a Windows beta version so ...
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Ugly/Inconsistent Theming in Ubuntu Gnome 12.10

Some applications are displaying really ugly widgets and menus. I think it's a GTK issue and perhaps more particularly, only applies to GTK2 apps but I'm not sure. The numerous questions on here that ...
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Gtk-WARNING when loading gedit from shell

I've just upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10. Don't know why but I can never avoid upgrading. Anyway, every time I load gedit from the sehll I get this: (gedit:2696): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: ...
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Make sniqt recognize all tray abilities (or create a working indicator in Qt)

There is this old thread of mine: How do I create a working indicator with Qt/C++? where I was suggested to use the QSystemTray library for making a tray icon in Ubuntu for my application. Sniqt is a ...
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Ambiance GTK theme customisation *just* for one user

Is it possible to customise the appearance of the Ambiance theme just for one user? I have read about the possibility of doing this: sudo vim /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-2.0/gtkrc but could ...
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How to add a print dialog to an application

I'd like to add a print dialog to my Python + GTK app, and I believe there are at least two methods: The upstream GTK print dialog The CUPS print dialog I'm wondering which would be the ...
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Backgrounds in menus Ubuntu 12.10

I'm having this little problem in all themes I install - the background color of all the window menu items is light-gray instead of the dark I expected. I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and using ...
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gtk problem in ubuntu 12.04

I installed ubuntu 12.04 64-bit I have python 2.7 with some additional packages. When I try to use simple command in python like for example help('modules') I have an error and python terminates. ...
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How do I get HUD to work with GTK2 apps

I have a program which uses GTK2 that I want to integrate with HUD called Stata 12. The menus are correctly located in the appmenu, but the menus do not show up in the HUD. When I do use HUD and try ...
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Gtk Textview: Pango Letter Spacing

I am desperatly trying to find some working solution on how to modify the Letter Spacing in a GTK TextView. I am using python with GTK 3.6 -- It seems that the solution is to somehow use Pango, but I ...
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How can I install GTK themes on Ubuntu?

How can I install themes in ubuntu 12.10 ? For example, how can I install the following themes on ubuntu: GrayDay Elegant+Eggplant
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writing note taking app, save and load text with tags from textbuffer written in python and glade

I am writing a note taking app with python and glade. I've been searching the web for the how to save and retrieve textbuffer with tags from simple app made with python and glade. I would like to get ...
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Opening a Gtk.Window that covers Launcher and Panel

I am trying to create a GtkWindow that would be on top of all the windows. This includes Unity's Launcher and Panel. I am working on Kazam screen recorder and one of the options of the program is ...
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Failed to load module “canberra-gtk-module”

Today I installed: Ubuntu 12.04 Oracle JDK 7 and 8 IntelliJ 11.1.4 I setup my JAVA_HOME path to point to JDK 7. When I run IntelliJ I get this message: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module ...
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A lot of `gtk-warnings` in terminal. Is this serious?

I had a lot of problems with my system and had to reinstall it. One of them was these very messages. After reinstalling the system and using the same icons, I get the warnings again and am wary of ...
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White screen for Hotot in Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I have got a problem when I use Hotot on Ubuntu 12.10 (GTK version). When I want to authorize Hotot to use my Twitter account, it displays me a white screen. I an it in a terminal and it displays this ...
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How do I change the GTK theme to those found on the page given in the description?

I've downloaded some GTK themes from http://ubuntu-art.org/index.php?xcontentmode=100&PHPSESSID=180c7cef6c965351b9d18e19e3d037e9 and I can't see any instructions on how to install them. For ...
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IntelliJ IDEA odd UI behavior in 12.10

Since I've updated to 12.10 I'm having a very bizarre behavior when running IntelliJ. Notice how the "File" menu is 2/3 of the screen down instead of where it's supposed to be? This is the case when ...
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Gnome-tweak-tool not working on Ubuntu Gnome Remix 12.10 [closed]

I'm experiencing some problems with Ubuntu Gnome Remix 12.10 64 bits. My gnome-tweak-tool doesn't apply themes properly. For the GTK themes, I noted that they are not fully applied. For example, I ...
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Font rendering issue in GTK based applications, (Firefox, GIMP)?

I am experiencing an issue with font rendering issue in GTK based applications (for example; Firefox, GIMP). I've read a bunch of Google answers about this, but haven't figured out yet what to do. It ...
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nomachine NX: Text missing on all gtk interface (Unity and Gnome Classic)

[EDIT] Just in case this could help someone... I have found a .... new solution? http://www.nomachine.com/preview/download-package.php?Prod_Id=14 I am guessing that's nomachine's next version of ...
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all gtk applications opened with warning “assertion `gdk_error_traps != NULL' failed” [closed]

When opening any gtk application in the gnome-terminal I see the same warning Gdk-CRITICAL **: IA__gdk_error_trap_pop: assertion `gdk_error_traps != NULL' failed Don't know how it comes. Anyone ...
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Ubuntu frozen on boot screen; boot repair fails due to X11 and gtk

I have a year-old HP Pavilion dv6 with Intel i7 processors and graphics card. I had Windows 7 but last week I dual booted Ubuntu. It was working fine until today. I did the following things: ...
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How do I change GTK theme of my app in run time?

I recently noticed that monodevelop, can change GTK theme in runtime . How do I add it in my quickly app?
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Gtk-WARNING: Failed to set text from markup due to error parsing markup (BIT.TRIP RUNNER)

I am trying to run a game I downloaded from the Ubuntu Software Center called BIT.TRIP RUNNER. Upon running it, the game immediately crashes. When running from terminal, I get this output: Fatal ...
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GUI and C coding gtk files?

I am trying to write a program in C and I need the gtk/gtk.h file, which I both currently don't appear to have nor am I sure how to get it. When I compile all I get is cannot find the file, how can ...
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Disable css warnings [on hold]

Everytime I open a gtk application it outputs css warnings (lack of units assuming px etc). Can I disable this dreadful verbosity? example: $ gedit (gedit:19558): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing ...
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Installing Ubuntu One on Ubuntu 11.10 server

I have installed "Ubuntu One" on an Ubuntu server 11.10 based on these instructions: How do I configure Ubuntu one on a 11.10 server? Everything went smooth during installation. However when I try ...
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How to update gtk-3.4 themes to the new gtk-3.6

Is it too complicated to achieve? if it's not could you tell me how, please. I have some basic knowledge about gtk and css. Also, is this going to continue happening each time gnome releases a new ...
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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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How to change menu hover text colour?

I have taken a look at Gtk Theme change menu bar hover color but it doesn't seem to work on 12.04, nor can I find those lines in 12.04. My menus look like the below when hovered over for some ...
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Can't center dialog window above main window when using Glade (Quickly)

I have a dialog opening when I press a button in my application and I want it to center above the application's main window, but I can't find a way to do this. I'm using Quickly (Python) and Glade. ...
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How to access parent window in dialog

I am using Quickly and created the main window and a dialog. In the main window I am setting access to database (u1db) in the finish_initializing method (self.db=...). After an action I open a dialog ...
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Is there any way to make a windows version of my python/gtk3 apps?

I've recently been doing quite a bit of coding using quickly and GTK 3. Its great and i'm happy with some of the results, but now i'd like to share my apps with people running windows or mac. Is there ...
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How to design non-windowed Gtk.Frame in Glade?

I'm building a ToDo app for personal purposes, and I'm using Quickly and Glade. I want it to display a list of the pending to-do elements. The problem I'm having is that I can't find the way to ...
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emacs keybindings in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to get Emacs-like Keybindings in GTK, Firefox, Chrome, etc. I have followed the directions recommended here (and in lots of places) but to no effect. In other words, I added ...
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Fade out Label / Button / Status Bar with GTK

What is the easiest way to fade out and fade in elements in Python / GTK 3? Coming from webdevelopment, my initial take on this problem was to call c = widget.get_style_context(), ...
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GTK Recent Chooser Menu callback not working

I am currently very puzzled why something so simple fails so hard: This is the source code for a very very simple recent chooser menu, but it fails. My output is this: Display name: ...
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Music not in sequential order with Banshee

I was looking in to Banshee Media Player as a all in one music / video player, and in general it works great (even HD films), except for one very annoying thing my music is not listed by track number ...
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What is the correct way to use g_signal_connect() in C++ for dynamic unity quicklists?

I want to make my application use dynamic unity quicklists. For building my application I am using C++ and the QtCreator IDE. When a menu action is triggered I want to be able to have access to a ...
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Can I directly use the Qt and GTK+ libraries I saw in the Update Manager?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop today, and when I was updating it using the Update Manager, I saw it downloading qt and gtk libraries. Does that mean I can use them directly? Or will I need to ...
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Synaptic Package Manager looking bad under Gnome Shell [Ubuntu 12.04]

This is my first question and I really hope that is has not been answered anywhere, as I could not find it during the search I performed. I am working under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Gnome Shell (Gnome ...
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Why does Radiance have GtkLabel while Ambiance doesn't?

I was looking at the gtk-widgets.css files in Ambiance and Radiance (/usr/share/themes/theme_name/gtk-3.0/) after the recent light-themes update. One difference I noted in the section titled notebook ...
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Is there a GTK media player that can synchronize ID3 tags with directory structure?

I'm looking for a GTK media player which will keep the ID3 tags of my tracks synchronised with my library directory structure. That is, when I change the artist tag of a track from X to Y I'd like the ...
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What can be done to make Wine look more integrated into Unity?

Wine looks like an alien that says "Hello, I am definitely not part of your desktop environment". Many wine applications have no icons and wine itself runs on the ugly-looking windows 95 theme. Is ...
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How to display a “What's new” dialog on every new version of my app

I'd like to be able to present a dialog that runs at the start of my application and shows the new features this new version implements. This dialog should only run once, and not be showed again ...
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How to install GTK+ “clearlooks” and “murrine” to fix this problem on Ubuntu with MATE?

This message says that the theme will not work correctly until I install the GTK+ "Clearlooks" And this another message says that the theme will not work correctly until I install the GTK+ ...