GTK+ (GIMP Toolkit) is a cross-platform framework for creating graphical user interfaces. GTK3 is version 3.

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Context menu position wrong gtk3 on hidpi

GTK 3 seems to have a problem with when running on hidpi screens outside gnome shell. I have dpi and screen dimension correctly configured via xrandr (192 dpi), i3 runs just fine. In ...
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Reduce title bar height in gnome 3.18

I'm running gnome 3.18 and I would like to reduce the title bar height. Any ideas ?
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GTK or GNOME icon sizes

I'm trying to find a way to lookup standard icon sizes for GTK, or if GTK does not have such a setting anymore, then GNOME. GTK 3.10 deprecated the settings gtk-icon-sizes and gtk-toolbar-icon-size. ...
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Client Side Decorations - How to remove padding between close button and corner?

I'm using Debian stable (8.2 as of now), with cinnamon desktop environment. Some gtk3 gnome apps like gedit , nautilus have their own window decorations (client side decorations). The most ...
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GTK Warning ** drawing failure

Currently On Debian Stretch: Relatively new to Linux and to this stack exchange any further information you may require i will update as requested. Thank you... Recently i have been struggling to ...
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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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How to run Eclipse Mars using a newer version of GTK+ on Linux Mint

Linux Mint 17.x contains GTK+ 3.10.8, which is very old. So old, that Eclipse Mars has some serious bugs when running with it (the most serious one is the file names missing in the Git commit dialog ...
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Reload all text of glade interface (Gtk::Builder) when change language in gtkmm

I use gtkmm, glade (Gtk::Builder) and gettext. When users select other language in the program, I have to restart the process to reload all interfaces. Is there any way to reload text of glade ...
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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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Confused with gtk3-engines-xfce Debian Jessie Xfce

I just installed gtk3-engines-xfce in my Debian Jessie Xfce from https://packages.debian.org/jessie/gtk3-engines-xfce But I'm totally confused how to use it because I didn't find any option in ...
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What must I fix to deal with this (theme isn't universal)

I use Linux Mint MATE - For a while now some programs (like the calculator in the screenshot) have ignored the system theme (which is a modification of "clearlooks") and I've previously just ignored ...
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What's the best way to restore the arrows to my scroll bars?

I'm running Debian Jessie. $ gnome-session --version gnome-session 3.14.0 $ dpkg -s libgtk-3-0 | grep '^Version' Version: 3.14.5-1 I can restore the scroll bar arrows by doing: ...
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Why do I need GTK+ to build GTK+? And how to fix it

I am trying to build GTK+ using JHBuild. I ran into the following error: checking for GTK... no configure: error: Package requirements (gtk+-3.0 >= 3.12 gtk+-x11-3.0 >= 3.12) were not met: ...
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Update GnuTLS for JHBuild

I am trying to compile GTK+ from source and have installed JHBuild for this purpose. I've already managed to build PyGObject using JHBuild and the sanitycheck runs without output. For building GTK+ ...
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Debian Cinnamon seems to have two window configurations for different applications

The first window type is desired and is shown by the terminal window. The second window type, shown by the gedit window (but also appears with some other applications), has a weird border ...
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GTK applications looking bad

I'm running ArchLinux and gnome shell 3.16.1. GTK+ theme: Evopop-gtk-theme Icons: Adwaita Global dark theme. Running applications like nautilus, gnome-tweak-tool, dconf, system-monitor, ...
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Configuring a build with GTK3?

I have the development libraries for both GTK2 and GTK3 installed on my system. The ./configure script only offers a --with-gtk flag, and it detects GTK2, whilst I would prefer to build the software ...
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How to download a sub directory on git.gnome.org?

I want to tweak the Adwaita gtk3 theme a bit, and I found it here. There are two many files to download, and I had no luck using neither git clone ...
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A desktop environment with mnemonics for Debian 8?

Mnemonics - the underlined letters in menus and buttons, controlled by the option gtk-enable-mnemonics - have been deprecated in GTK3, and indeed they are not available in my GNOME Shell 3.14.4. ...
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Changing the background color of the window title in GTK3

I would like the title of the active window to be white on blue (to clarify: somewhat like Microsoft Windows XP). Here is my ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css: .titlebar .title { color: #000066; } ...
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GTK Theme Foreground color not working

I am using a GTK3 theme called Numix. It looks very nice, but the foreground color in dialogs is almost exactly the same as the background color. I have tried editing various lines in the theme file, ...
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Error I get when I try install IDE Anjuta

sudo apt-get install anjuta Error I get while installing the IDE. What is this error about? However, I am able to successfully install the IDE Unknown media type in type 'all/all' Unknown media ...
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Disable gtk-application-prefer-dark-theme for single application [duplicate]

I like having a dark theme, so have gtk-application-prefer-dark-theme enabled in my local settings.ini file. However, some applications (such as the ubuntu software manager) don't work will with a ...
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How To Change Scrollbar Action In GNOME 3.10

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 which includes GNOME 3.10. I would like to change the default method / action xwindows takes when I click on a scrollbar above or below the slider. Currently it moves ...
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How can I make text in meld readable?

A few months ago, meld started behaving oddly. Common lines are almost unreadable, and shown as dark grey text on a black background. Oddly enough, running it as root is fine (with kdesudo meld), ...
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Where may I find a reference scheme for GNOME 3 theming (e.g. Adwaita)?

I upgraded to Fedora 21, which spotlights GNOME 3.14 (plus the relevant GTK+ material). Unfortunately it seems that this particular update mangles a lot of my older themes, written for now-aging ...
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How can I remove the window padding on GTK3 apps in Awesome-WM?

I use awesome in a tiling mode for almost all my desktops. Since the advent of client side decorations in GTK3 some common Gnome project apps have taken to giving themselves a generous amount of ...
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How to uninstall compiled GTK+

A few days ago I compiled GTK+ 3.12 on my Ubuntu 14.04 and Linux Mint 17 (with Cinnamon) distros. It messed up the appearance. How can I remove it totally and safely? I didn't change the default ...
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Browser in Xwayland unresponsive (incl. video)

I use wayland with xwayland and weston and run X11 applications from an xserver that is running in wayland/weston. This includes my browsers, Firefox and Chromium, as they currently cannot run ...
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change icon sizes in Gtk+ 3 applications

Using Gtk+ 2, I could use the gtk-icon-sizes option like this: gtk-icon-sizes = panel-menu=32,32:panel=32,32:gtk-menu=32,32:gtk-large-toolbar=64,64:gtk-small-toolbar=48,48:gtk-button=32,32 ...
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Nautilus ugly with custom GTK themes

Nautilus, for some reason, becomes very ugly when using custom GTK+ themes. I can't figure out why. There are only a few ones GTK+ themes work properly with Nautilus. How do I fix this? Is this a ...
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Prevent pressing the alt hotkey from focusing menu in Gtk 3

The behavior of Alt changed in a subtle manner between gtk2 and gtk3. In gtk2, pressing Alt then releasing it did nothing. In gtk3, pressing Alt then releasing it focuses the first item of the first ...
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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 ...
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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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How to customize window decorator for a single non-GTK3 application window in Gnome3?

Is there a way to specify dark themes for the window decorator (Mutter) for just a single application? (Like Sublime Text). For example, on the screenshot below one window is customized to have a ...
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Setting same gtk/openbox theme in both 64 bit native and 32 bit chroot environment

I'm running Arch Linux and have setup a 32bit chroot environment inside a 64bit native install per their wiki instructions. I've installed the Zukitwo and Zukitwo-Openbox themes via the Arch Linux ...
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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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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 ...
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Any tool for inspecting GTK3 elements?

gtkparasite is great for gtk+2, but unfortunately it won't work with gtk+3. Is there any alternative?
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GTK - Enable/set dark theme on a per-application basis

Is there a way to set gtk-application-prefer-dark-theme for an application? This is normally set in the code by the application. Apps such as Eye of Gnome and Totem turn it on. I want to, as a user ...