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Questions tagged [gtk]

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

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How to change the height of address bar (where is the path of a dirct./file) on Double Commander?

Is it possible to change the height of address bar on Double Commander? OS: Xubuntu 16.04.5 Appreciate some help, Vladi.
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for renaming files in GTK file chooser dialog?

So GTK finally implemented file renaming and deleting of files (not moving) in its File chooser dialogue. However, one must right click to achieve that, F2 as the default shortcut for renaming file ...
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gtk-recordmydesktop is not working anymore in ubuntu 18.04

I was recording my screen through gtk-recordmydesktop and it crashed during the mid recording, I have relaunched the application through command line.But it came with the error. See the following ...
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Default Action for Cancel-Dialog in Gedit nearly not visible

I am getting older and my eyes see worse. If I close gedit, I can hardly see the default action which is "Save as..." Is there a way to make default actions (in all applications) more visible?
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How can I change the text size of bookmarks in Files / Nautilus?

I have a bunch of bookmarks in Files/Nautilus and would like to reduce the text size of/space taken up by the entries in the left hand bookmarks column, so that I don't have to scroll to access those ...
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How to run GTK Inspector to debug Thunar file manager 1.6 which uses GTK+2?

Is it possible to run GTK/Inspector for GTK+2 apps ? I couldn't find a way to do that, does it only works for GTK+3 apps ? Is there other way to debug GTK+2 apps like Thunar file manager 1.6 ? I would ...
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How to save text buffer (it contains text modified with different font color, family, style and size) to file using Python and gtk? [closed]

I am working on a small application on Linux using gtk and python. A part of the application contains a notepad and text in the notepad can be modified with font styles, font sizes, and colors. I ...
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Draftsight Crash

I use Draftsight, but with the new version the program crashes at startup. Running from terminal I get the following message: (DraftSight:9303): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: 23:17:28.486: cannot register ...
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Change GTK 3 & 2 themes from the terminal

In KDE (specifically Kubuntu), is there any way to change the GTK theme and refresh it afterwards so that it applies such as with kde-gtk-config but through the command line/terminal/console? I know ...
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help compiling xoscope-2.2

I have some experience with Ubuntu and the command line but I'm totally new to compiling. when I run ./configure I get a package requirement not met error that says gtk+ not found. I have verified ...
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New 18.04 install, Sublime Text 3 menu layout is broken

I installed 18.04 on a new laptop the other day and I'm trying to get it in shape to replace an older one. I installed Sublime Text 3, and while it works it has obvious layout problems: The menus, ...
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Making GTK file chooser list directories on top (Xubuntu)

Since upgrading to Xubuntu 16.04, in the file chooser directories are mixed with files which is annoying. How can I make it list the directories on top, as in previous versions?
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Is there a way to import GTK bookmarks into Dolphin?

Is there a way to import GTK bookmarks (.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks) into Dolphin (stored at ~/.local/share/user-places.xbel)?
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How to make that a dark GTK theme does not affect the elements of the web page [duplicate]

Is it possible to make that a dark GTK theme, like the default Adwaita-Dark, does not affect the elements of the web page? I mean with dark themes, sometimes, happens that text input elements become ...
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GitKraken Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “canberra-gtk-module”

Hello is this someone has worries under Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS with GitKraken to connect with GitHub?, Because on 2 PC freshly installed and updated can not authorize the connection. I get this error by ...
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How to revert the results of gsettings set org.gnome.desktop command

I try to change the theme of my Ubuntu 18.04 how it is described here after commands gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme "macOS High Sierra" gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm....
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Kubuntu 18.04 Tor Browser don't use gtk theme set by .gtkrc-2.0

Tor browser is using light theme (breeze?) although in system settings i set arc-darker as theme for gtk apps. I tried setting GTK2_RC_FILES to my .gtkrc-2.0 but it didn't help. Is there a way to make ...
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How to install a dark theme for zim desktop wiki

I am using Zim desktop wiki for note taking on Ubuntu. I was trying to set up a dark theme for Zim. I couldn't get any information on it on the internet. There is a Windows-specific page available on ...
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Force reloading ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css

Recently I learned that adding css styles to ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css can do some tricks to the visual appearance of gtk-3.0 based applications. Yet restarting the application after each change while ...
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How to change tab highlight in Adapta-Nokto

How do I change the tab highlight in Adapta Nokto?
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“Gtk Warning: Theme parsing error” for no-longer-installed extension

I long ago uninstalled the GNOME Extension no-title-bar, but I still get errors launching Gtk apps: (yad:548): Gtk-WARNING **: 14:05:20.038: Theme parsing error: gtk.css:1:112: Failed to import: ...
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veracrypt: error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0

I'm unable to run Veracrypt on 18.10 Cosmic, it says that gtk library is missing. veracrypt: error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Gtk and IM conflict?

Fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04. I am getting the following error for some programs when the GUI tries to let me choose a path to open or save files (i.e., after clicking Open... or Save as...) What do ...
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How to make Ubuntu feel more “integrated”?

This screenshot shows different apps being shown very different. I'm showing keepass2, keepassx, keepassxc, with the theme "Yaru-dark". What do I need to do to make they all look "dark"?
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Why do some apps look ugly after upgrade to 18.10?

For example Inkscape, or Deluge: Yaru theme is really nice, but why doesn't it work in some apps?
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rhythmbox shut down while trying to enter data for importing a cd (ubuntu 18.04)

PC = Sony Vaio with Ubunto 18.04 I have several problems with Rhythmbox so I started the program from a Terminal and got the following messages: Background information: Ubuntu is installed on the ...
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Unreadable desktop text with theme

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS with unity user interface kernel 4.15.18-041518-generic gtk amd64 version 3.22 I installed two themes from b00merang: https://b00merang.weebly.com/windows-10.html -...
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Creating a python “applet” for ubuntu (gnome) utility panel

I'm interested in creating an applet for the gnome "utility panel" in python. I really don't even need any interactivity. I just want to display some text and have it change occasionally based on ...
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How to create Ubuntu graphic C programs without Gtk?

Is there some sort of program or something to turn your text program graphical in C? Thank You, CCM
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gtk-update-icon-cache: The generated cache was invalid

i'm working on some editing icon theme and when i want to update the icon cache i got this error : gtk-update-icon-cache: The generated cache was invalid. WARNING: icon cache generation failed for /...
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Launch Kazam with `python app.py`?

I'd like to test kazam (the screencast program) so I try to launch it from the source code. In the kazam directory, I've done: python app.py` but except some warning about gtk, nothing happens. Is ...
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How to remove bookmarks from sidebar in Nautilus on Ubuntu 18.04?

How do I remove the bookmarks for Pictures, Music, Videos, etc. from the Nautilus sidebar? This is not a duplicate, as all the other variations of this question DO NOT work for version Ubuntu 18.04 (...
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How to install libtopmenu-gtk modules

I have a C++ program that uses SDL library. The program is working fine on OSX but not on Ubuntu Mate 18.04 bionic running on odroid. The error is something like no topmenu-gtk-module cannot be found....
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Broken GTK theme after upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04

I upgraded my Ubuntu to version 18.04.1 LTS and everything works fine except that windows don't appear correctly as you can see in the screenshot : padding and borders are missing on windows menu and ...
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Change a certain program GTK theme

Can I change a certain application's GTK theme that would differ from the system set one? I'd like to change Spotify's theme to be Qogir-black, but keep everything else on Qogir-light (two different ...
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Why do some themes have gtk-3.0 and gtk-3.20 folders?

OS: Ubuntu 18.04 dkb@dkb-G:/usr/share/themes$ find -iname gtk-3* -type d ./Radiant-MATE/gtk-3.0 ./Greybird/gtk-3.0 ./Emacs/gtk-3.0 ./Ambiance/gtk-3.0 ./Ambiance/gtk-3.20 ./Adwaita-dark/gtk-3.0 ./...
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Disabling doubleclick or setting minimum delay between clicks in doubleclick?

This is common hardware issue in older mouses that they click twice (in rapid succession) even button is pushed once. In 32bit Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS LightDM desktop i would like to define minimum delay ...
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Theme parsing error with evince

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed. Every time I used evince to view a pdf file, I get the following error on my terminal: Theme parsing error: gtk-main.css:73:38: Failed to import: Error opening file /...
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Failed to load module appmenu-gtk-module + canberra-gtk-module

I have already tried : sudo apt-get install libcanberra-gtk-modul sudo apt-get install libcanberra-gtk-module:i386
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Network printer stuck at “Getting printer information” from system GTK print dialog

At work we have a bunch of printers connected to a central CUPS server in the internal network. Running Ubuntu 16.04 with Unity DE, whenever I try to print something in an application using the ...
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GTK warning on Ubuntu 16.04 when launching a app

Before I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, I was on Ubuntu 14.04 and my app named geti Back office was running perfectly but since I made the upgrade it doesn't work anymore and I get these messages (GTK ...
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When using Adwaita-dark, how to fix the fuzzy look of disabled right-click menu items?

The image kinda says it all: Right click context menu in Sublime 3 Using Ubuntu 18.04, with Gnome Shell and Adwaita-dark theme. The bug also appears in applications like Filezilla, so it must be ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 LTS - ugly lines when scrollbar active

I'm working on my gtk theme and I've realized that ugly lines like "- - - - - -" appear at the bottom or up when vertical scrollbar is active and, at the right or left sides (vertical) when ...
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Ubuntu theme not applying to all applications?

Themes (not only Arc) don't seem to work with Virtualbox. Virtualbox seems to be the only application with this issue. Is there a way to fix this? $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. ...
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How to customize text color in Chromium tabs?

Does anybody by any chance know how to customize the color of the text in Chromium tabs? I know that Chromium loads these colors from the GTK theme that is used. I'm currently using the Arc theme. I'...
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Reaper menus flashing on XMonad

The menu of my Reaper application on XMonad flashes when I hover over, for example, "File" or "Edit" etc, so that I can never click on a menu item. Reaper is written in GTK, and I don't seem to have ...
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gtk.css in user .config directory: documentation on use?

For example, to change the cursor size in gtk apps (such as libreoffice) we can put an entry to ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css * { -GtkWidget-cursor-aspect-ratio: 0.2; } This was suggested by Mark in ...
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Selection and toggles are not highlighted in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I recently updated to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Since update, settings in ubuntu doesn't have proper selection highlighted. Also menu items appears to be cramped Output of gsettings ...
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GIMP in xUbuntu can't show Layers-Brushes window (and some errors in terminal)

I have xUbuntu 18.04.1 ADM64 (XFCE 4.12) + GIMP 2.8.22 (from of.rep's) I enter and get those one: ~$ gimp (gimp:11933): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: 20:41:58.171: g_object_set_is_valid_property: object ...
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ubuntu16.04: Home link in Places is always opened by Phpstorm

I'm running ubuntu 16.04 with MATE 1.12.1. After openning Jetbrains Toolbox and installing PHPstorm, 'Home' directory link in 'Places' is always opened by PHPstorm. I tried to remove all jetbrains and ...