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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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How to install a newer version of the GTK libraries?

I want to install a newer version of the GTK libraries so I can mess around with the new GtkHeaderBar (I want to try to make applications).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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Libre Office presentation background with dark GTK theme

I'm using a dark GTK theme. For some reason Libre Office Writer has a white background (like I want), but Impress does not. I do remember I had a white background in Impress as well some installations ...
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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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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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How to enable chameleonic background using GTK webkit?

I have written the code and Chameleonic background is working with Node Webkit. But it is not working with GTK webkit.
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Kate, kile and other KDE applications crash in Ubuntu

I seem to have some issues with gtk libraries when trying to open KDE applications on my Ubnutu. Including Kate, Kile, etc (also the problem was observed when opening Mendeley desktop) The system is ...
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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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Quickly Warning

Every time I run my application I receive these warning errors can anyone tell me what is causing them? $ quickly run /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gi/overrides/Gtk.py:391: Warning: ...
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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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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": ...
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VMware error after upgrade to ubuntu 14.4

i had installed "VMware-Player-6.0.1-1379776.x86_64.bundle" in my Ubuntu 13.10. Today i Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.4 LTS. Now when i try to launch vmware it shows a messagebox "Before you can run vmware ...
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How do I add a border around windows but keep the Ambiance 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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Undoing GTK configuration change

I just followed the directions on this website which according to the page "define gtk 2.0 layout." Specifically, I followed the directions under "Easy Fix," wherein I clicked Launch GTK 2.0 RC ...
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Ubuntu does nothing after erasing atk-1.0. No terminal, no restart

I was trying to install gtk+3.12-1. It couldn't find the correct version of atk, so i decided to remove it and reinstall. The problem is that, after doing sudo apt-get remove atk-1.0 ubuntu has ...
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menu item selection problems

This might sound weird: I'm using gnome2 and try to set up Thunderbird message filters. However if I try to select the action I'm not able to select the right entry in the sub-sub-menu, because the ...
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Multiple button clicked signals emitted for a single click

Writing a cut/copy/paste feature for a simple filebrowser in gtk. Every cut/copy button/paste click emits a progressively higher number of signals . Here is the part of the program that deals with ...
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Has anyone succeeded in using efax-gtk with an external fax modem under Ubuntu?

I have been trying to use Efax-gtk with an external USRobotics fax modem under Ubuntu 12.04 in vain for several weeks. I can configure Efax-gtk properly to select my HP Compaq's only serial port ...
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How do I select icon theme in Gedit?

I run Lubuntu 13.10 with the window manager Blackbox. I have set the GTK theme to Lubuntu-default in settings.ini: $ cat ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini [Settings] gtk-theme-name = Lubuntu-default ...
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Wrong theme in KDE

I am currently having a very strange problem with the KDE widget style. The problem consists in that the widget styles are not respected. All windows appear with something that looks like the ...
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AudioBuffer error when trying to install Webkit-gtk

I'm trying to install the latest webkit-gtk from source. I have a problem with Fogger not working with Wunderlist, and am trying to see if upgrading the webkit will help. When I run make on the ...
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How can I debug a bug in gedit and GTK+?

I tried to debug a bug in gedit and GTK+ but encountered a problem. What command should I put the console that it gives me the sources of both two projects? I tried apt-get source gedit ./configure ...
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Create tab using Gtk+3 and Python and load file into it

I want to create an Ubuntu app using Gtk+3 and Python. In the app I want to be able to get the file from the user; create a tab and load the file into it (i.e. into the TextView that will be ...
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Launch a new window from Gtk+3 app

I want to create an Ubuntu app using Python and Gtk+3. I want to get the contents of the file displayed in the main window and load it into a separate window (load it into another TextView for ...
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GTK Setup Project

I'm use to MSVS 2010. I would like to know the GTK equivalent steps to: Create a Setup Project, compile it and then install the program. I have already compiled a program to a .exe file.
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System Monitor, Settings and other windows have no decoration

I've been using Ubuntu 13.10 for a reasonable amount of time now, and I have never encountered this issue before. One day the frame (the part with the close, minimize and maximize buttons) just ...
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gtk octave code not working properly

The problem is that it is not displaying the GUI. it is a mex function which calls an m file to add two numbers. i compiles this code in gcc using the following command mkoctfile `pkg-config ...
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For which package should I submit bugs in Launchpad?

Recently, I have found out that all frameless HTML apps made with Quickly (running with Gtk and WebKit) have a white border around them after startup in Ubuntu 13.10. The border goes away once the app ...
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How to install python gtkhtml2

I've try to install Straw 0.27 (using sudo python setup.py install), but got error: Error: 'gtkhtml2' module in package 'python-gnome2-extras' is required to install Straw I've installed ...
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GNOME DevHelp for Microsoft Window

Can anyone please tell If DevHelp application is available for Microsoft Window or not? I have installed libgtk-3-doc on Ubuntu. Where the doc files are saved on the machine,so that I can use it to ...