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Gnome-System-Monitor has no GTK Window Decoration

Really simple problem that I can't seem to figure out. The window decorator works for everything else, but whenever I open the system monitor, it opens in full screen with no border. I'm using Gnome ...
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apt-get upgrade fails with `Permission denied`

I have recently installed 12.04 and all seemed to be well, until today when I got a series of errors when trying to run apt-get upgrade: $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done ...
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Where are the button images for the Ambiance theme?

I would like to know where the image files for the Ambiance theme's buttons can be found. (The buttons that are used for dialong boxes and the like; not the window control buttons.) I've tried ...
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How to use fixed width font in python indicator in Unity's top panel?

I have a python script of network bandwidth indicator that I have downloaded from here : https://launchpad.net/nettraffic I would like to make the indicator use a fixed font so that the indicator's ...
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gtk-builder-convert Error

I am doing the tutorial in the link http://www.micahcarrick.com/gtk-glade-tutorial-part-1.html When I run the gtk-builder-convert tutorial.glade tutorial.xml I get the following error Traceback ...
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How do I get high resolution icons in Unity for my application without a .desktop file?

I am trying to fix a problem I found with a Java application. It has a too low res icon. After reading the source of it I modified it to have a bigger icon. SWT uses the gtk_window_set_icon() function ...
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Need the standard “gtk-color-scheme” for ambiance

I have messed up my gtk-color-scheme for ambiance. Could anybody please give me the standard gtk-color-scheme of ambiance? I have tried to Google for it, but couldn't find it. It is the first line ...
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Why I can't run Slingshot-Launcher application? [closed]

I installed slingshot-launcher_0.0.1~pre-0~48~natty1_i386 and everything works though it is a little slow. When I run slingshot from terminal I get the next two errors: (slingshot:1562): Critical : ...
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Does this need a desktop environment to run?

I have a HTPC running an Ubuntu minimal OS installation and XBMC. No desktop environment is installed - the computer boots straight to XBMC. I want to install a couple of old emulators and run it ...
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Cannot see form designer in MonoDevelop/Quantal Quetzal

I'm running Quantal Quetzal, and installed MonoDevelop from Synaptic, also gtk-sharp2. Synaptic installed MonoDevelop 3.0.3.2. Everything working fine in the IDE with one exception: When I create a ...
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cant launch eclipse in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unsatisfied Link Error and missing .so files when starting Eclipse I am getting a message which says to refer log in .eclipse in home directory here is the contain of ...
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How to install linux mint-x GTK/window theme/icon theme on Ubuntu?

I have just tried to install mint-x on my ubuntu 12.10 OS from different sources and unfortunately I got this: It works perfectly, but the GTK+ theme part fails to reproduce the same theme that ...
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QGtkStyle was unable to detect the current GTK+ theme

When I start any Qt app, I get this message in the terminal, and the Qt app doesn't use the same theme as my Gtk apps: QGtkStyle was unable to detect the current GTK+ theme. How do I make QGtkStyle ...
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Gparted Partition editor not working

I had Windows and installed Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows. I want to allocate suitable disk space to Ubuntu. I installed the Gparted Parition Editor from the Software Center. My problem is: It ...
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What does “Gtk-ERROR **: GTK+ 2.x symbols detected.” mean?

When starting gparted, it crashes with the error: Gtk-ERROR **: GTK+ 2.x symbols detected. Using GTK+ 2.x and GTK+ 3 in the same process is not supported I already opened LP bug #1094354 for this. ...
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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 [closed]

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. ...