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Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “unity-gtk-module” Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 recently on my computer. After I followed this link to install Adobe pdf reader, ever time I use xdg-open to open a pdf file, there are tons of message showing on my screen: ...
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Chrome dark adress bar (omnibox)

I want to change adress bar in chrome adress bar to dark(with white letters for example). I tried to find it in many places/themes, but without result. I use GTK 3, but I could change if someone got ...
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How do I Install GTK+ 3.0?

How can I install GTK+ 3.0 and use that instead of GTK+ 2.24?
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GTK error - including libc and libpthread

I am trying to install a software that utilizes GTK. When I try to open the software I get the following error: I tried to reinstall the software along with the GTK - but it didn't work. What can be ...
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Set an backgroud image in ubuntu file manager [duplicate]

In Ubuntu desktop file manager, we can change background color by editing and changing the basecolor value from gtk.css file from the location /usr/share/themes/Greybird/gtk-3.0/gtk.css. Is any ...
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Desktop black and widgets disappeared after Ubuntu 16.04 latest OS Update - 21st July 2016

This is driving me nuts so I am hoping someone can help. I'm running 16.04 Xenial on an XPS-13 Dell 9350. This morning I was performing an OS update through the Ubuntu Software center. Right after ...
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Message overflow in notification bubble

I am learning how to use gtk notifications, and it seems that any output display via the notification bubble has a maximum overflow size, probably 10 lines or so. So, if the message I want to show is ...
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Can't install Project Prey on Ubuntu 14.04

When trying to install Project Prey 1.4.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 I get the following error: (gksu:4076): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0.0. Prey unfortunately doesn't have a forum to ask for help so ...
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Desktop icon foreground text is way offset

I'm not sure where I need to go to tweak this icon text being so far offset. Please see the screenshot below: I'm using Xubuntu 16.04 64-bit with Arc theme and Paper icon theme. EDIT: This happens ...
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Set document metada failed UBUNTU 16.04

Is any one could help me to stop this behavior of gedit in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I have upgraded 14.04 to 16.04 . Now I am trying to open the gedit from terminal by passing the command: sudo gedit /...
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I have recently uninstalled the Pantheon desktop environment, but my gtk is still formatted like Pantheon in unity

I have uninstalled the Pantheon desktop evironment on Ubuntu 16.04, but whenever I start in Unity, the window layout is that of Pantheon rather than the default Unity, Is there a way to revert the ...
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Change the opacity of a cut selection (nemo.css)

I am trying to find what I need to edit in a GTK theme (specifically Ambiance) to change the opacity of a cut file. A selected file is orange and when I cut it, it is a little opaque - I'd like it to ...
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Gtk-Warning Cannot open display error after budgie install

I recently installed budgie desktop on Ubuntu 16.04. I was unable to control brightness from hardware keys so I edited a file(I do not exactly remember which one but can find it) and now, Ubuntu ...
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Can't change theme in Ubuntu 16.04

I just started running into a problem a week ago. I can't change the theme for Ubuntu without restarting the computer. This includes the GTK theme, the window decoration theme, and the icon theme. ...
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Ecllipse Freezes even after setting GTK ubuntu 16.4

eclipse freezes when I try to create a new class I tried editing eclipse.ini file here is the current eclipse.ini file -startup plugins/org.eclipse.equinox.launcher_1.3.100.v20150511-1540.jar --...
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How can I keep bookmarks synchronised between Qt and GTK applications?

Does anyone know a solution to keeping the same bookmarks (red rectangle in the screenshots) between Qt-based and GTK-based applications? Qt-based applications: GTK-based applications:
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Eclipse Luna displaying regular scrollbars instead of overlay scrollbars - how to change?

I've recently switched to using the new Eclipse Luna, but for some reason it stopped displaying the overlay scrollbars, and now shows the regular ones that are in e.g. Firefox. Kepler had them. Since ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 GTK fonts

I have a problem with changing fonts. Yesterday i have decided to change default KDE font to my favorite one. I've change it for KDE and GTK Style too. But after restart, new fonts applied only for QT....
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How can one make Firefox ignore my GTK theme entirely?

I have a dark GTK theme installed in my Ubuntu 10.10 install and a persona installed for Firefox that I also like. The problem is that Firefox is using my dark GTK theme for items like buttons and ...
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How to create a Debian package for a custom GTK theme

I am developing a GTK theme and I want users to be able to install it using a package so they don't have to manually copy files.I have seen other themes do this but have not found information how they ...
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Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “adwaita”, error on executing the the python script with pygtk module

I recently added the the Macbuntu theme in my Ubuntu 16.04 from the site [Noobslab][1], In am learning GTK+ for Python too (PyGTK), earlier when I ran the test programs I made run quietly without ...
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How to fix Eclipse and Caja color in Linux Mint Mate? [migrated]

I started using Eclipse IDE with Linux Mint. I have darkened Ambiance theme and Eclipse looks extremely ugly and painful to eyes. And it seems I cannot change that white color of file browser ...
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Software & Updates crashes and will not open

I am unable to open the Software & Updates configuration window in System Settings. The best I have been able to do to understand what is going on is the following output after opening System ...
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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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Where can I get themes and eye-candy for my desktop?

Apart from those themes in the repository and Gnome-look.org, are there other places to get themes for my Ubuntu Desktop? Also, are there any 3rd party repositories of themes and other eye-candy?
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Can I choose to not sort directories before files on file open dialogs?

I would prefer to not have directories sorted before files within the file open/save dialogs. I would like everything sorted by modification date regardless of file or directory. I have done a fair ...
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Nautilus not working since 16.04 install

So after I installed 16.04 Ubuntu update, I tried to open my home folder, but it didn't work. I tried running nautilus in terminal and it thrown this: user@user-desktop:~$ nautilus (nautilus:13623): ...
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How can i create eclipse launcher icon with specified gtk?

To solve this bug on the new release of Eclipse, most people use this solution. It works fine when I run Eclipse using terminal or from the default folder (/opt/eclipse/), but when I lock Eclipse to ...
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Modify GTK GUI combo box

I'm attempting to modify a GTK GUI that came with my OS. I have found the file for the UI, (it is in XML) but what I am trying to modify is in the backend. More specifically, I want to modify the ...
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gedit not opening any file when launched from terminal, not only system files

My gedit application is working as normal when I launch it from launch menu and I can do all the kind of things. However when I go to terminal and issue the following command: gedit text1 Then I ...
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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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pkg-config not finding gtk+-3.0

States here that the package gtk+-3.0 was not found: karl@karl-ux303ln:~$ pkg-config --cflags gtk+-3.0 Package gtk+-3.0 was not found in the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you should add the ...
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Opening emacs in terminal results in Gtk-WARNING

This warning is shown when I try to open emacs in terminal: (emacs:5854): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk.css:2603:31: Missing name of pseudo-class Why is this happening, and how can I fix ...
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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 terminal....
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Is the GTK3/SWT bug fixed with the Eclipse Neon release?

I made a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and I continued to install Eclipse Mars 4.2 as well. But every time I create a new project Eclipse hangs. I found out that there is a bug reported for this at ...
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Python 2.7 ImportError: No module named repository

I'm completely clueless. I uninstalled, and re installed gi and python2.7. Do you guys have any ideas? ~ > /usr/bin/python Python 2.7.6 (default, Mar 22 2014, 22:59:56) [GCC 4.8.2] on linux2 Type ...
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make qt programs look good under XFCE?

I use xfce. My problem is - some programs look nice and some sort of ugly. AFAIK this is because XFCE is gtk and most programs use gtk theme, but some programs use qt and thus don't use gtk themes (...
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How can I theme my Qt app to resemble one written in Gtk?

Mark Shuttleworth recently blogged about the decision to include the Qt libraries in the 11.10 release, with a followup from Jono Bacon. The thing that puts me off Qt apps is that they don't blend in ...
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Terminal Transparency in Ubuntu GNOME Malfunctions

I recently installed ubuntu GNOME and I have done all the updates and upgrades. When I try to add transparency to my terminal it don't work. It only goes dark-black to white. Transparency set to none:...
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GTK (Xfce) touchpad smooth scrolling as in mousepad 0.4.0?

Recently installed Xubuntu 16 and surprised with so smooth scrolling in mousepad with touchpad, really love it. Is this possible make such everywhere? OR maybe - try to drag scrollbar - movement will ...
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What is KDE, GTK, GTK+, QT, and/or GNOME?

I'm new to Ubuntu (and Linux in general). Sometimes when looking at programs in the Ubuntu Software Center, I see things about the programs being 'for the GTK+ environment', or 'for GNOME', or a ...
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Does apt-get autoremove remove intel graphics drivers?

I have been trying to install the gtk+ packages on ubuntu 14.04. I had installed 3.20 of gtk+ & later had to install gtk+3.10. In the process of doing all this I executed many apt-get commands. ...
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(Gnome, libappindicator) AppIndicator disappears when indicator-application-service is started

I'm using this example: https://gist.github.com/davidboy/1045233 on Ubuntu 14.04 [Gnome Classic]. The system tray icon is shown. But it disappears when the indicator-application-service starts. After ...
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Many lubuntu 16.04 programs have screen artifacts/text field problems (GTK issue?)

Here's a non-exhaustive list: Gnumeric: can't use backspace/cursor keys to move cursor in cell value/formula textfield Poedit: can't use backspace/cursor keys to move cursor in translation textfield....
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GTK THeme Weirdness

I've been fiddling around with ubuntu 16.04, and eh... I've somehow borken the gtk theme rendering of certain elements http://imgur.com/a/BTIuZ Right now Im using Arc theme, several other themes are ...
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Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “pantheon-filechooser-module”

Once upon a time, I've installed Pantheon desktop on Ubuntu 14.04. And then I decided to use vanilla desktop, Unity. So I've removed all things related with Pantheon. I can't remember the exact ...
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Gnome Software keyboard weirdness

In the new Gnome Software in 16.04, the keyboard is weird - whenever I type in the search bar, keys get pressed twice: I've tried disabling "Key presses repeat when key is held down" in Control ...
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Firefox - Arrows disappeared from scrollbar

I recently posted the below question on the firefox website: I have Firefox 46.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 and a few days ago the arrows of the scrollbar disappeared. I have the scrollbar but the up and down ...
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How to update GTK for Kmoddo Editor in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install latest Komodo Editor and when I run the setup in terminal, following shows up: "Komodo requires version 2.24 or greater. Please update gtk-2.0. While Komodo will still install ...
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What app tests all of GTK's UI elements?

I've seen it in screenshots before. What application provides a window that contains all of GTK's UI elements? I need an answer applicable to GTK+2 and GTK+3.