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

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Can't get iconify() and deiconify() to work properly

I'm writing app for Ubuntu with C++ and Gtkmm. In my app i use libappindicator to show icon with simple menu in notification area. Icon and menu works ok, i can minimize window to panel (using ...
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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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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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Python GTK: How to stop a function from happening if a checkbox is checked

In my program I have one of those annoying popups that alerts the user to go check the settings. I have a checkbox that if checked, is supposed to never show the popup again. I have no idea how to do ...
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How to disable GTK+ 3.12 client side decorations?

I've updated my Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME/GTK 3.12 (because I want to test drive GNOME and play with some recent GNOME applications), but as a result, all GNOME application now use client side ...
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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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Ubuntu, gtk 3.10.8, not able to visualize a menubar made by Glade

My problem is that I've drawn a UI with Glade, but the menubar doesn't want to be drawn. Here is the xml, just a sample: please try to check out the properties. It is a very simple menubar but I ...
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How to install a newer version of the GTK libraries?

I want to install a newer version of the GTK libraries so I can mess around with the new GtkHeaderBar (I want to try to make applications). I have Xubuntu 13.04 and currently have version 3.6 of ...
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Kubuntu with splotchy fonts in gtk apps

In Kubuntu I occasionally get splotchy fonts in gtk applications. Splotchy-ness can range from slightly annoying to completely unreadable. As far as I can tell, the problem only occurs in gtk apps. ...
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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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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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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 approach legibility problem of light text in dark GTK theme

I'm working on a dark GTK theme for Ubuntu. This largely is going well, but I am not sure how to deal with certain scenarios such as instances of programs with a light colour scheme. A representative ...
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About is not working in My Ubuntu App for desktop

I have developed the same app "mybrowser" told by Jono Bacon in his tutorial. But when I want to see About it is throwing the following error: Gtk.Window.__init__(self, type=type, **kwds) ...
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gtk changes all ss to ß gtk themes not saved on restart

I am using Kubuntu 14.04 and have the following problem: All GTK apps (thunderbird, Polly, Gimp and so on are changing all ss to ß) locale is de_DE this happens in all Menus lists and so on. Is ...
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Consistency of GTK2 toolbars with GTK3

One of the reasons why I don't like Ubuntu's default theme Ambiance is the unacceptable inconsistency between GTK2 and GTK3 toolbars as seen in LibreOffice and Chromium/Chrome web browser. This is ...
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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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weird font size setting in different apps and random places

ever since the update from 13.10 to 14.04 i have a font-size issue. for example. With Evolution email the email will show in extremely large font-size (~18px) while the folders and menu's are ...
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GTK module can only sometimes be found

When I try to install VMWare Workstation on Ubuntu 14.04 I get the following warnings: (vmware-installer.py): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine" Gtk-Message: ...
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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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GTk Theme Class of Component

I experienced a strange UI after installing Numix-Daily theme and I want to fix this. The color should not very dark (It should be grey). My Question : What is the best way knowing what that (type ...
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Hide “Places” or “Username” in File Chooser Dialog

Background Making a video-capture of a website demo; part of the demo requires uploading files. Problem The username is displayed in the video, which is a security concern. Question How do you ...
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Which version of gtk is compatible with Ubuntu ARM

I am learning GTK+ 3 on my pc which has Ubuntu 13.10 installed. Classes such as ListBox and Stack seem to be unavailable for 13.10 as they are packed in GTK 3.10 which only comes with 14.04. My aim ...
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How can I make the menu bars adhere to the Ambiance theme?

Xubuntu 13.10 I chose Ambiance as a theme and it doesn't seem to work for all elements of the GUI/DE: I'd like to make the DE/GUI look coherent and "light", just as the rest of the Ambiance ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 Emacs Binding in Google Chrome

I like to use Emacs keybinding such as CTRL-A beginning of line in all my browsers. I have it working fine in Firefox, but not in Google Chrome. I followed the instructions in How do I enable Emacs ...
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Make app-specific .css file for gtk theme

I have conflict problems with using dark theme and a KDE application (kile). As you can see from the screenshot, the log area (at the bottom) is black on gray, which is very annoying to read. I know ...
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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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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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Eclipse - not opening, it was working before, how to fix it and open the eclipse ide for python?

It was working since last night, this morning stop opening, how to fix this? sun@sun-M14xR2:~/Downloads/easyeclipse-python-1.3.1$ ./eclipse ./eclipse: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Equalizer presets for Audacious 3.3.4

Can equalizer presets be installed for Audacious 3.3.4 on the GTK interface running on Ubuntu 13.04?
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White text on white background

Here is an example: This does not happen in all windows, only in some (it also happens in Ubuntu Tweak, and for the text in the tabs of Terminal). I installed the MediterraneanNight theme when ...
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Issue with grabbing screen (screenshots)

Here is a vid demonstrating the issue. Whenever I try and grab a screenshot, I grab a different picture to what I think I am grabbing (except when using ubuntu's printscreen functionality when you ...
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use kde window style in unity

I want to know if its possible to use the KDE widget style in unity. Basically have all my programs run looking like there in KDE but while still allowing me to use unity. I dont want to use the ...
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Unable to detect the current GTK+ theme

I've recently downloaded the app from Copy.com (a Dropbox clone). When I run it on Ubuntu 12.10 from the terminal, I get the following message/warning: Expanded string ~/.copy /home/USERNAME/.copy ...
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Editing the GtkNotebok's Default Popup Menu

I'd like to know if it's possible to append a menu item to the popup menu that appears by default on right-clicking a GtkNotebook's tab page. Thanks.
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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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All my themes look strange on 12.10

Non of my GTK3 themes are working correctly in 12.10 (they did in 12.04), the colours are a bit off and some times drop down menus look a bit strange. As you can see from the screenshot my radiance ...
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How to design non-windowed Gtk.Frame in Glade?

I'm building a ToDo app for personal purposes, and I'm using Quickly and Glade. I want it to display a list of the pending to-do elements. The problem I'm having is that I can't find the way to ...
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How to expand Eclipse editor switcher?

I am running Eclipse Kepler on Ubuntu 12.04. When I have some source files open in the editor, I can hit Ctrl+e to obtain a drop down menu to switch between open files. As you can see, the menu is ...
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Firefox problem with dark themes: auto-complete items are illegible

It seems something changed in Firefox since the version 30 which makes auto-complete items illegible on dark themes with dark menus. There's no difference whether on Ambiance or Numix, for example. ...
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How to change color in gtk theme?

After upgrading from saucy to Trusty my favourite app ghex has become ugly (and some other apps too) The border color has become absolutely black (#000000). I want to set another color, but where? I ...
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Updating from 12.04 to 14.04 - Autolaunch error: X11 initialization failed

I'm attempting to upgrade my work machine from 12.04 to 14.04, but having issues. sudo update-manager -d: ** (update-manager:20416): WARNING **: Command line `dbus-launch ...
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Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_widget_modify_bg: assertion `GTK_IS_WIDGET (widget)' failed

When running eog from console, many errors are being printed on the screen. One of them which keeps occuring is the following: (eog:9177): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_widget_modify_bg: assertion ...
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Unable to get a widget name by Gtk.Buildable.get_name(obj)

I'd like to show and hide some windows and logging their names. But i'm unable to do it, so i printed some interesting facts: print Gtk.Buildable.get_name(menuitem) print menuitem.get_toplevel() ...
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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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C# Pango.Layout.GetPixelSize() returns wrong width in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using the following C# code to get the length of a figure space (U+2007): int width, height; Screen screen = Screen.Default; Pango.Layout layout = new ...
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Gnome Theme Tweaking

I'm making some tweaks to my desktop (Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome-shell 3.9.90) and I want to get my title bar black. By title bar I mean the thing you double click on to maximize the window or drag it ...
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GTK Warning Regarding

While downloading ns2.35 in Ubuntu 14.04 I have tried to execute this command sudo gedit linkstate/ls.h im getting this error (gedit:30857): Gtk-WARNING **: Calling Inhibit failed: ...
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How to change pgadmin3 theme

Currently I'm using Ambiance-Dark theme, pgadmin look very bad when using this theme (and maybe other dark theme). How to change pgadmin3 theme?
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Failed to load module “unity-gtk-module” - GTK error in VMware

am using Ubuntu 14.4. now when i try to install VMware-Player-6.0.1-1379776.x86_64.bundle I got error, Extracting VMware Installer...done. Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "overlay-scrollbar": ...