GTK+ (GIMP Toolkit) is a cross-platform framework for creating graphical user interfaces. GTK2 is version 2.

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How to fix Eclipse and Caja color in Linux Mint Mate?

I started using Eclipse IDE with Linux Mint. I have darkened Ambiance theme and Eclipse looks extremely ugly and painful to eyes. And it seems I cannot change that white color of file browser ...
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figuring out which theme am I running under Debian-mate?

I have 2 desktops, GNOME and MATE. As far as I know the GNOME 3 theme lives under [~/.config/gtk-3.0 On right-click > Change Desktop background > Appearances and Themes > It's menta with some ...
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GTK3 Window Refresh

I have noticed that in GTK3 windows are redrawn when fully updated, e.g. when I resize Eclipse, it takes 1 second to redraw window, but when it is redrawn, it is in its final state, so GTK3 redraws ...
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GTK3 Statusbar Height

so I've recently updated a few programs to gtk3 (deadbeef gtk3 plugin, pcmanfm-gtk3, l3afpad) and there's one thing thats really been bugging me: Why is the Statusbar thrice the height of the gtk2 ...
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passing values from cli to gtkdialog textbox

How can I pass values to gtkdialog textbox from bash script? When i run gnome-web-photo from terminal, a dialog box asking for username && password appears. I am writting a script that will ...
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Nemo in Linux Mint - Reset all Preferences and “My computer” pane in List View

I am struggling a little bit with this issue I'm having with Nemo in Linux Mint (I just upgraded to 17.3 but this is happening since 17.1). In brief, I accidentally removed some shortcuts from the "...
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How to customize window control buttons in gtk applications?

The main idea is to make window control buttons closer to each other. I've tried to find by myself but failed. Looks like that for gtk3-apps it is easier that for gtk2-apps. Beacause for gtk3 I found ...
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Gtk primary key

Is there any way to setup Gtk applications under Linux to force use Super as primary modifier, instead of Control. I tried gtk-key-theme-name=Mac for both gtk2 and gtk3 without success, also I found ...
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Revert needlessly altered scrollbars

Among myself and a few friends, we use the term "improved user experience" in a sarcastic tone, as most of the "improved user experience" we get with some application updates tends to have showstopper ...
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How to launch an application with different Gtk+ 2 theme?

I know this question has been asked a lot, but none of the answers could solve the issue. Here is my problem: I'm trying to use a dark Gtk+ theme, and everything goes fine with native Gtk+ apps, and ...
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Disabling mnemonics in the menu bar while keeping button mnemonics in GTK2

I would like to disable mnemonics in the menu bar because they interfere with keyboard shortcuts in some applications -- the terminal, for example -- but I would like to keep mnemonics for buttons in ...
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Increase GTK+ 2 icon size?

For use with a HiDPI screen, I would like to increase toolbar and menu item icons in GTK+ 2, possibly to 48×48 px. For the Gimp, I am able to increase tool icons by specifying in the theme's gtkrc: ...
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show filesystem instead of “places” in gtk file chooser

In almost any program, when I click on open, a file chooser dialog opens as shown below. This dialog shows recently used files Desktop and so on. This is extremely annoying. I would like to see my ...
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glade gtk+2 and gtk+3

I have Gtk+3 already installed as it was with the distro. I need to use gtk+2 and glade. How do I use glade with gtk+2 and still have both gtk2 and gtk3 installed on my linux box? I have Glade 3.12....
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Config to re-enable gtk2 tear-off menus?

Following an apt-get update on Debian jessie/sid, several Gtk2 applications no longer have tear-off menus enabled. I'm aware that this is a deprecated capability of Gtk (and disagree strongly with ...
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I use : gtk-chtheme & obconf , each one has 1 theme selected, for gtk-2.0 and non-gtk-2.0 areas, but when I delete all other themes.. stuff breaks

Based on my obconf I have "DiceBox" theme selected. Based on my gtk-chtheme, I have "Shiki-JetBlack" selected. Which means I can go into /usr/share/themes/ and just delete everything except these ...
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gtk-color-scheme = "bg_color: red\ results in red bg + red scroll bar bg + red scroll bar ? where is the logic?

Let's edit this theme's gtkrc file: vi vi /usr/share/themes/industrial/gtk-2.0/gtkrc gtk-color-scheme = "bg_color: #000000000000\ nfg_color: #ffffff\nbase_color: #000000000000\ ntext_color: #ffffff\...
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Archlinux & openbox - greyish win 95 applications

I have just installed Archlinux & openbox but i have to say i am a bit dissapointed that the applications have this dull greyish (win 95) look: On the picture there are two programs open which ...
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Mouse cursor became a big X

Below is a screenshot from Chromium browser, running in Razor-Qt desktop, In other DEs, the cursor is just normal, but here you can see it becomes a big X, anyone know how to fix that? The cursor ...
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How can I alter the appearance of “Qt::IBeamCursor” in ReText?

I'm running Lubuntu 12.10, fully updated. I used apt-get to install ReText 3.1.4, a qt app, and the various recommends. I managed to get the page and font appearance to my liking by using Qt4 ...
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Change GTK themes on the fly

I'm not running xfce4 or gnome, so I can't use their respective settings manager. Now I want to alter the GTK theme of all running apps, do you think that's possible? I think there's a signal or ...