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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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Few questions about Gnome-Shell customization/bugs

Previously I used Unity, now trying Gnome-Shell. Have few questions. Really need help with them. Thank you all! Google chrome doesn’t have quicklist. (menu item on RMC - open incognito window) ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 “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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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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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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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.
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Installed the Arc Theme, it doesn't look right

I just installed the Arc Theme, however it doesn't look right. As you can see here, mine looks completely different and looks like it's missing textures and other things: Whereas the normal theme ...
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ubuntu 16.04 does not start after installing some packages

I had installed the ubuntu 14.04.4 some months ago and i tried to install the proprietary driver for nvidia and i had problems with black screen, and i could not revert to the previous driver. So, ...
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error large bars and toolbars in eclipse?

this is my eclipse 4.2 GUI, in Numix theme: and in Ambiance theme(default) As title, Tabs and tool bars of my Eclipse too large. so, how do i fix it? please don't tell me change to default theme, ...
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How to integrate Qt software like FocusWriter, Telegram, Toggl Desktop or RStudio?

What is required to integrate Qt applications such as FocusWriter, RStudio, Toggl Desktop or Telegram Desktop into the design of Ubuntu? By default, these applications look as follows on Ubuntu ...
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How to make apps use Unity's scrollbar?

How can I make other apps display the same, slender kind of scrollbar that for example Files (the default file browser for Ubuntu) uses? To be precise I want this scrollbar everywhere, especially in ...
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Gtk-WARNING **: Calling Inhibit failed: GDBus.Error:org

When I try to gedit some files, then I received these from the terminal window. There is already one post about this: Gtk-WARNING : Calling Inhibit failed But it is not solved. How can I solve it ?
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Python NameError: global name 'resolution' is not defined

I'm working on developing a python application for Ubuntu that enables a user to have their desired resolution without requiring graphics drivers. In order to do this I've been using xrandr. However ...
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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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gtk theme transparency not working in Gnome 3.18.4

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my PC. It had Unity 7 desktop environment. I had installed ubuntu-gnome-desktop package, then switched to gdm from lightdm. After gnome desktop had installed, I logged ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: GLib-GIO-Message: Using the 'memory' GSettings backend

My operating system is ubuntu 16.04, but when I run a ELF 32 bit version program, after running, the program is hanging all the time as the picture shows. Then I close the window, showing the message ...
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Are there any downsides/risks to using vim-gtk on production server?

I know this seems to be considered blasphemy but I really don't like editing server files with vi. If I install vim-gtk on my production server so I can use gvim and use x11 forwarding in putty to ...
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Putting an arbitrary gtk.Widget into an appindicator.Indicator

Putting any gtk.Widget inside a gtk.Menu works, somewhat, by putting an empty gtk.MenuItem in first. It doesn't seem to be reliable - but it basically works. With an appindicator.Indicator, it doesn't ...
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Can I install the usb-creator-gtk (linuxmint version) in Ubuntu 15.10?

I have been using the default usb-creator-gtk but due to my personal preference, I'd like to install the LinuxMint version of it. I have tried this website where it is listed (unfortunaley I couldnt ...
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Gtk-Sharp Configuration

Here's the problem I have mono-dev installed and now want to install gtk-sharp GUI from source on Ubuntu LTS, on the document page I am advised to install to where "mono" is so development won't ...
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Set a specific theme for root launched applications

I would like the the applications I launch as root to look differently from the application launched as a normal user. This can be done by using a theme that does not come from usr/share/themes but I ...
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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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Emerald on Ubuntu 15.10

Is anyone else having issues installing emerald on Ubuntu 15.10? Added a few repositories but having trouble finding the packages? Does anyone have any pointers for this?
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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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Problem with the widgets of GTK Theme

I've been tweaking GTK Theme called "Yosembiance" to my taste. Basically I want to remove the orange accent color and use #9E9EB3 as the accent color. I've installed TheWidgetFactory and all the ...
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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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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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Why is Canonical choosing QT over GTK for Unity's next generation?

So much has been written that I'm kind of confused, but if I'm not mistaken Canonical is building the next generation of Unity for mobile devices with Qt, and in the near future the desktop will also ...
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GTK(MM) Widget Choice for List of Items

I am working on an interface with GTKMM and I have a notebook with buttons that represent certain letters. When I click a button it switches to page two of the notebook which will have a selection of ...
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Gtk-CRTICAL […] errors when starting 'nautilus' or 'evince' from the Terminal

when I am starting evince or nautilus from shell I am receiving those error-messages. Does anyone know how to fix them? I tried to reinstall both programs but the error continues. ...
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File Manager Menu Missing Bookmarks, Places, Applications, and Applets

For several years starting with Oneric up until Trusty basic menus are not available via the GUI. Adding bookmarks to the .gtk-bookmarks config file and creating a new home directory for Bookmarks ...
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Gtk warning when opening Gedit in terminal

Previously, I need to clear documents history, so I Googled and found this: http://www.watchingthenet.com/ubuntu-tip-clear-disable-recent-documents.html I did the step, and then when I opened gedit ...