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Get rid of white highlight in Dolphin with mouse over

Hello I'm trying to get rid of the white highlight in Dolphin that happens when you go over something with your mouse. I tried editing sudo gedit /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-2.0/gtkrc, but can't ...
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How do I permanently change window titles?

Which files are involved in generating the window title? For example, if you open Rhythmbox, you see the program name as the window title. But it’s not generated by the .desktop file. Which file(s) do ...
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Google Chrome won't Start - Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “adwaita”

Google Chrome won't start after a recent apt-get upgrade. I can't figure out what I'm missing, and google doesn't turn up many results for these errors: $ google-chrome ...
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Remove black line from (15.04 - Vivid) Files/Nautilus sidebar

Is there a way to remove the black line from the sidebar of the latest Ubuntu? It sticks out and always causes me to lose focus when I'm working, because it stands out way too much compared to the ...
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Ubuntu & XFCE - Guake transparency

I have Guake installed on Ubuntu with XFCE, problem with transparency. Instead windows below I see desktop wallpaper, what I can do with this problem?
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How do you update GTK+ and/or Gnome on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I found a theme that I wish to run, and it says that is is meant to run on Gnome 3.12. It says "Important note: This theme is designed for Gnome 3.12. May or may not work with other versions of ...
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Link button to application in Glade

I'm new to Glade and I just love the possibilities this program has for (beginner) GUI developers. I started making an application with some text and buttons and I would like to assign a button to ...
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How can I use --gdk-debug with GTK2 programs?

I want to view the GDK events received by a GTK 2 program (Xournal) for debugging purposes, which should be possible by passing the option --gdk-debug=events). However, the option apparently is passed ...
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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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Inkscape keeps crashing when typing text

I'm using Lubuntu 15.04 and I tried using Inkscape and it seems to be crashing when I try to edit text. After typing about ten characters, the program crashes. I found a way around the issue here in ...
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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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gksu: Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0

All of the sudden gksu stopped working for me: ~$ gksu gparted (gpartedbin:24252): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0 The same happens with gparted-pkexec: ~$ gparted-pkexec No protocol ...
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After 15.04 update: Aliased/choppy icons

Just updated to 15.04, and my icons are all aliased/choppy looking now. I tried purging and reinstalling my icon themes, and I keep seeing this warning: gtk-update-icon-cache: The generated cache ...
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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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“fatal error: gtk/gtk.h: No such file or directory” using make

I am trying to use make command to build. I am following this. I am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ make make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory ...
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Error while running synaptic

I installed synaptic package but I am not able to run "synaptic" command. While running the command, I am getting the following error:- (process:1231): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C ...
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Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “gtk-vector-screenshot” - Xubuntu 14.04

Above message appears when starting any GTK app from terminal after (supposedly) uninstalling gtk-vector-screenshot 0.3.2.1-1ubuntu1 via Software Center. (didn't support as many apps as I'd hoped, or ...
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How to use GTK/GNOME notifications services in Java?

I've started learning Java and to have some project to actually put knowledge to the practice, I decided to make a custom notifications service. I know that Java is not the best option, but that's ...
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GtkFileChooserButton 'Select Folder' mode returns no path

I have added a GtkFileChooserButton to my app via Glade. It is set to folder selection mode. When the widget is clicked it shows a dropdown list of Nautilus bookmarks with an 'other' option in the ...
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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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Missing characters after update ubuntu 14.04

today i have installed on my new Lenovo L450 ubunut 14.04, everything was fine.. after update i rebooted the PC and characters are missing in GTK apps (netbeans, unity is ok, anything else is wrong) ...
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How to get true, correct font rendering on Ubuntu 14.04+

Font rendering has always been a huge problem on Ubuntu. I am hoping someone has a real solution to this problem. I have a laptop with a 17" (382x215 mm) display running at 1920x1080, approximately ...
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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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Failed to load module “pk-gtk-module” in host centos while ssh to ubuntu

When I am logging in via SSH to the Ubuntu 12.04 server from CentOS machine and running the gvim editor then I am getting the error: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pk-gtk-module" . If I am ...
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How to find GTK+ version used by a given application

This answer http://askubuntu.com/a/192138/112794 to the post How to change color AND width of non overlay scrollbars in Ubuntu 12.04 says that on a single machine we can install two versions of gkt+. ...
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Does 'g_thread_join' delete 'gpointer data'?

From the reference manual: "g_thread_join() consumes the reference to the passed-in thread . This will usually cause the GThread struct and associated resources to be freed." Does 'g_thread_join' ...
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boot repair in terminal

(glade2script:7962): Gtk-CRITICAL **: _gtk_style_cascade_get_for_screen: assertion 'GDK_IS_SCREEN (screen)' failed (glade2script:7962): Gtk-CRITICAL **: _gtk_style_provider_private_lookup: assertion ...
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How to stop gedit (and other programs) from outputting GTK warnings and the like in my terminal?

I am running awesome on trusty after having upgraded from raring. My desktop environment intentionally does not have all the Gnome / Freedesktop daemons running—I don't want them. When I execute ...
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Dropbox GTK issue

Experiencing GTK issue with latest dropbox on ubuntu 12.04 : in terminal it says : `Gtk-CRITICAL **: IA__gtk_widget_get_direction: assertion `GTK_IS_WIDGET (widget)' failed ` And then exits. ...
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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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LispWorks PE (installation) on Ubuntu 14.10 (64bit)

I have problem with personal edition installation and launch on UBUNTU 14.10 (64bit). Thank you for your advice. My installation steps: Downloaded files from lispworks homepage: lwlper-licence.sh, ...
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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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network icon disappeared in gnome-panel

Today I dragged a photo to the gnome-panel.Then the panel background changed,but after a reboot i got an error saying "reload gnome-panel". I reloaded, but it asked 10 times. After that my network ...
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my gtk seem not working on some software

I have got a problem recently after i install a new version of glib from GTK site on my ubuntu 14.04. After the installation, my gtk doesn't seem work on some softwares like firefox, chrome, libre ...
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Gedit and Filezilla Input Problem

I upgraded 14.04 to 14.10. I installed my apps(lamp, nodejs, filezilla, phpstorm, git etc.). I have some input problems in some apps. In Filezilla, I can't use tab and delete keys Some UI problems, ...
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Skype doesn't work anymore

Today I got an update to Skype 4.3. I was really happy to see that and I immediately update it from 4.2 through software update program (default in Ubuntu). After the update I tried to start Skype but ...
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What is the right way to develop themes for Ubuntu?

I forked the Ambiance theme to create my own one which I maintain. I wonder what's the best way to develop Ubuntu themes. My current solution is: Have the theme directory into ~/Documents/foo I ...
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GTK+ theming issue during forwarded X11 session over SSH

I'm having a very odd theming issue during forwarded X11 session over SSH. My remote host is an ARM router with some GTK+ packages ported using Optware. While X11 forwarding works in general, I get a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Context Menus Missing Icons

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I've noticied that context menus, as well as menus from the top bar, do not have any icons. I use Eclipse frequently and I know there icons associated with some of ...
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ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS Gtk warning

after screen freeze at sign on yesterday, I attempted fix thru Terminal commands (apparently I am way too much of a noob) currently in terminal I am unable to use gedit (confirmed newest version is ...
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Why are prelight areas in menus of Gtk theme coloring incorrectly?

I'm using a custom theme and since upgrading from Saucy to Utopic the prelight areas in the Menubar Menuitems and Menu items of dropdown menus are coloring incorrectly. The selected_bg_color is only ...
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can i uninstall ubuntu 14.04 unity desktop environment and replace it with paper-gtk

I'm a Linux newbie... the first Linux OS I started using is Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS and to be honest, I really don't like the Unity desktop environment that ships with Ubuntu so I was wondering if I could ...
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Light Adwaita theme for Ubuntu Unity - toolbar customization!

The above snapshot shows some application windows: Nautilus, Rhythmbox, gedit using the Adwaita theme on Ubuntu 12.04 (Unity). I've made changes in /usr/share/themes/Adwaita/gtk-2.0/* but that ...
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rhythmbox button icon names?

The shuffle and loop/repeat button icons in rhythmbox don't match my gtk icon theme. I would assume that's because my theme is missing files named appropriately in order to theme those icons. Is ...
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software-properties-gtk no working

Hi Guys i am a newbie at Ubuntu and am having a problem... i managed to get everything working like a dream including, unfortunately after my latest upgrade/update, my software-properties-gtk ...
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Does Spyder work with Python GTK in Ubuntu?

Does Spyder work with Python GTK in Ubuntu? Or is Spyder Qt only?
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How to generate config files from gnome-settings-daemon?

I'm trying to convert from Gnome to just using i3-wm, but am having a problem with converting most of my settings which include, but are not limited to: Theming - fixing Ugly "default"-looking ...
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Weird Gnome 3.14 look on Ubuntu 14.10

So I've just updated to Ubuntu 14.10 and Gnome 3.14, but I get theese looks everywhere, black backgrounds where they should be gray. This happens on white theme too. You see this blue where it was ...
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Installing ubuntulooks and using themes for applications

I use ubuntu 14.04 with gnome3 shell. Hi, I would like to start my application with gtk2 theme. I was using this tutorial: ...
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Thunderbird dialogs painted strangely in (some) 14.04?

One image is worth a thousand words: It happens on some dialog and not others, mainly in Thunderbird and Firefox. I do vaguely remember something like that, and was a gtk-theme problem or ...