Questions about the GTK+ graphical user interface toolkit. The Gnome desktop uses GTK+.

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How Are Ubiquity (Installer) Steps Customized On 14.04?

I'm trying to edit the Ubiquity installer on Ubuntu 14.04, but failing miserably. For example, I'd like to have "Download Updates" and "Install 3rd Party Software" automatically checked. Editing the ...
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GTK apps not respecting Kubuntu's oxygen-gtk theme when executed as sudo

I am using Kubuntu 14.10 and it's working quite well so far, but my problem is pretty much what it's stated in the title, when executing a GTK app that requires sudo privileges, such as Synaptic ...
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How to restore all default theme settings

I have been having a problem for a while now, I was hoping that upgrading to 14.10 would solve it but it hasn't. My theme settings are messed up, presumably because I have installed other themes but ...
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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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transmission-gtk before login

I know, probably Im asking too much, but... is there any chance to run transmission-gtk even if any user is logged in? I should have transmission-daemon installed instead of gtk, but I love GUI..
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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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How to fix accents not working in GTK applications? [on hold]

I use Kubuntu 15.04 (development branch). The keyboard is set up perfectly and everything should work fine, but it doesn't. I can't use accents in my words. when I type "á", for example, it comes as ...
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GObject segmentation fault when using Gtk.Notebook

I am writting a simple Gtk app and I am using the Notebook widget. However, whenever I am trying to use a Notebook, my app crashes with no proper error besides a segmentation fault. I searched a bit ...
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How to uninstall a theme without knowing it's name SOLVED

I'm new here so I'll try to make this concise. I recently installed a dark theme for inkscape and just realized it applied to my whole ubuntu system. Unfortunately, I don't recall the name ...
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LispWorks PE (installation) on Ubuntu 14.10

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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only some programs respond to presentation remote

This is a followup to a previous question: I have (what is effectively) a presentation remote -- it's actually an iClicker base station and instructor remote, but for this question, it's basically a ...
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How to generete allegro5 tags for vim with ctags? [closed]

I was recently working on project with GTK2 in vim (with OmniCppComplete plugin). I I generated tags with ctags -R --c++-kinds=+p --fields=+iaS --extra=+q --sort=yes /usr/include/gkt-2.0/ I did so ...
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GTK disappears while in sudo mode [duplicate]

I want to know how is possible to enable gtk (gtk2 engine) in this case for sudoers? When I start an application using gksudo or it run elevated, the application doesn't benefit from the engine while ...
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How to use accelerators in Gtk?

I need to make an application in Vala, using Gtk, that supports keyboard accelerators that can be changed by the user. First, I add an entry to the global Gtk.AccelMap and then set the accel_path ...
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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 **: 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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Creating GTK+ 2 key press event

I wrote a small GTK+ 2+ program (in Python) that responds to a button click by sending a gtk.Event to simulate a key press. It works fine on every version of Ubuntu that I have including Kubuntu, but ...
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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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Can “Recently Used” (recently-used.xbel of GTK+ / Nautilus) be accessed via KDE?

This question claims that recently-used.xbel of GTK+ is incompatible with KDE. Can it be made compatible? That is, is there a tool/way out there which will make recently-used.xbel readable/usable with ...
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GTK theme broken on move to Ubuntu 14.04

A GTK2 theme, expressed in a gtkrc file, worked fine in Ubuntu 10.04 and 12.04 but part of it, shown here: # Base style for all GTK widgets. style "default" { fg[NORMAL] = "#000000" ...
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Enable a window without titlebar in all workspaces

I have a window (Google Hangouts App, to be precise) that I want to show up on all my workspaces. However, the window dosen't have a titlebar, so I can't right-click it and untick Only on this ...
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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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Broken gtk theme?

All my menus are highlighted like in the attached image. http://i.imgur.com/GVoIh.png I asked around and someone told me my gtk theme might be broken. However, I have no clue how to fix it. This ...
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Make install error - cannot access `gtk': No such file or directory

i installed GTK+ version > 3 but its not helping me out. please help me finding this error. cannot access `gtk': No such file or directory here is the make file. ROOTDIR = $(CURDIR)/.. ...
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FB reader make error - chmod: cannot access `gtk': No such file or directory

when i make install FBReader it gives the error. chmod: cannot access `gtk': No such file or directory gtk version installed is when i run this command * $ pkg-config --modversion gtk+-3.0 3.4.2 ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet: Why do GTK apps look ugly? [closed]

I'm running Kubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet Alpha 2. I am a KDE fan and love Plasma 5. However, I have this problem where GTK apps look like crap. Screenshots: Thunderbird: Upload boxes: This is ...
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Weird problem with GTK/WM

Today I started experiencing this weird bug in Ubuntu, possibly in GTK? where it seems like some theme aspect is bugging out or not loading correctly. Sadly I am not familiar with this part of the ...
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Ubuntu desktop only loads GTK theme after second login

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with default Unity The first time I log into ubuntu, it seems GTK is having some problems, the buttons appear very squared, the font is wrong, non anti-aliased and the windows ...
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How do I launch desktop apps from one installed desktop environment in a different desktop environment

So, I use LXDE and MATE, both working fine on my PC. I decided to switch to LXDE so I can make the appearance better. Although in MATE I was able to configure my Window Border colors using Compiz and ...
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Alt-tab doesn't work when Libreoffice's drop-down menu is pop

In LibreOffice or any other GTK applications like Nemo, a file manager, When I click any main menu (a drop-down menu), I am not able to move my focus on any other applications by using Alt+Tab key ...
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how to install gtk-2.0 themes on ubuntu 14.04?

I have dual-booted my retina macbook pro and i want to use This theme. The problem is I don't know how to. I tried all the steps including the .themes folder and Ubuntu tweak tool. please help me. ...
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Unselect the Gtk TreeSelection when cleraing the TreeStore model

I followed the python-gtk-3-tutorial and implemented a simple file browser using Gtk TreeView. It works pretty well, but but my problem is, that by the time of the initialization the first item in 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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How to install Gtk 3.10 on Ubuntu 12.04

I know that this may have been asked before but I want to ask a more specific question. I am trying to test my application inside travis-ci but my application is written with gtk+-3.0 >= 3.10.0 and ...
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What are the icons on the top bar called? [duplicate]

What is that called? The reason I'm asking is that I'm creating a desktop application in Java (using the gnome java library - with GTK support) and I want my app to be visible there as well with a ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 qtconfig-qt3 no GTK+ theme option

On Ubuntu 12.04 in the qtconfig-qt3 application appearence tab, there is no GTK+ option, but in the qt4 version there is.
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Restoring themes and icons to default state?

I tried to install various themes on Ubuntu 14.04.1 on two computer though I succeed on one I completely messed up on the other. The problem is although I have deleted the theme files and ppa-purged ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit GTK themes and Icon themese not working properly

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit installed on two separate computers (Dell XPS L502X and Dell Latitude E5440). The themes I installed either by extracting compressed files or using the apt-get package ...
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How to change the selected item color in Ubuntu 13.10?

How do I change the default orange to something else? Upon the update, the dconf setting has ceased to work. I can change certain apps (gtk-2) using GNOME Color Chooser, but other apps like Libre ...
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Font rendering problems with QT applications in Xubuntu

I'm currently using Xubuntu 14.04 but the same problem is present in 13.10 and 13.04, and maybe in previous versions. I always install truetype fonts and remove the anti-alias. In all the GTK ...
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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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Problems with GTK, developing GUI using Glade

I started working on a project where I need to make a simple interface with C language using GTK, then I need to connect that interface with Linux system. I started working with "Glade" which is an ...
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open text file and dispaly in GTK+2 and display

please tell how text file can be read and the data can be then manipulated in GTK+2 C language. i have tried to compile a code but the problem is that only one line is displayed from the text file ...
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Makefile:448: *** missing separator. Stop. error

i am trying to use make command to build but error occurs the tutorial i am following is click to open i am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ autoreconf --install ...
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how to compile a C code to call an octave function and make the GUI using GTK+2

i am trying to call a octave function from C code but the problem is that when why run this command in octave mkoctfile --mex addition_GUI.c error occurs addition_GUI.c:1:20: fatal error: gtk/gtk.h: ...
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Installing and activating themes on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Unity, how to do?

There are lots of cursor, icon, window and GTK themes on the web and I downloaded some of them, but I do not know how to figure out if they are compatible with Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit Unity? ...
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Gtk-WARNING related with themes, should I take them seriously?

I launched Evince from the command prompt after TexLive installation to test some of generated pdf files and noticed that there were warnings related with icon-themes. While Evince was running I ...
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“cannot open display: :0” error when using sudo with any GTK app

I want to run gmsartcontrol (UI tool for smartctl) which needs to be run as root in order to access the drives and read their SMART status. However doing this: sudo gmsartcontrol I get this ...
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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 ...