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How can I make my Qbittorrent look somewhat more like my GTK theme or
just normal without switching/changing my current theme?

As usual I tried something and this came out:


How it looks without changes:

How it looks when I save settings with "Qt settings 4" while having Qbittorrent open: Looks much better |:3

The problem is when I close and open it again it looks like there the settings didn't save. (It looked like the first image)


I have no idea if I'm misunderstanding some stuff here but this what I can make out of it.
Thanks for reading, any help kind of help would be quite nice.

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Try installing qt4-qtconfig:

sudo apt-get install qt4-qtconfig

Then run it by typing:

qtconfig-qt4

Click on the "Appearance" tab.

Choose GTK+ in the "GUI Style" dropdown.

Choose "File -> Save".

Profit

Explanation: The GTK+ style uses the GTK+ engine to render all qt components.

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The above method works for older versions of qbittorrent, but it doesn't work in newer versions because qbittorrent now uses qt5 instead of qt4.

So, if you are using a newer version of qbittorrent with qt5 you will need to install "libqt5libqgtk2" witch is a qt5/gtk2 platform theme library. You can do that by typing this command in terminal,

apt install libqt5libqgtk2

Tested with Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04.2 LTS.

  • thanks, this worked for me too :) somehow this is not so much needed in xubuntu 16.04, and this package is not installed by default, I wonder how that works - qbittorrent looks ok right after installation, maybe except icons.. – jena Jun 11 '17 at 9:22

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