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Questions tagged [gtk]

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

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How to override GTK style setting from kde-config-gtk-style for one specific app?

I am quite happy, how my kde on debian handles the theming for gtk apps like firefox or thunderbird. I usually use the breeze-dark or adwaita-dark themes. However, I use one application (moneyplex) ...
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Can I mark files as recently-used from the command line?

GTK applications mark files as recently used by adding them to the XML in ~/.local/share/recently-used.xbel, but I am frequently working with files from terminal-driven applications like latex, and ...
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Where can I find gtkmm4 sources?

I need to install gtkmm4 where do I find its sources. I am using archlinux.
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Tool to inspect desktop theme elements?

I just purchased a HiDPI monitor and though I've been able to fix the bulk of problems following the Arch HiDPI guide, there are still many problems to fix and I can't identify some of the desktop ...
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Qt GTK theme is unreadable

I am having Qt styling problems in FreeCAD using Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon. In FreeCAD (a Qt-based app), some components of the dialog windows are extremely thin and unreadable: Resizing the popup ...
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Problem with dead-key in linux (debian + KDE)

I am trying to have a clean configuration for my keyboards and layout. I want to be able to switch between FR layou and US international with dead keys. When I switch using the GUI it works well, ...
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GTK3 inconsistent font and element size

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04, installed a couple of desktops, but I'm getting this weird behaviour where GTK3 windows, buttons and fonts are either too small or two large. For example, this is a terminal ...
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How do I remove unwanted bookmarks from the file chooser dialog on Debian?

I'm using Debian 9 with only a basic window manager (dwm). No Gnome, KDE, etc. In the file chooser/open/save file dialog, there are several bookmarks that I'd like to remove: (Specifically, both ...
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How to get a 'compact' look in GTK?

I am not a fan of the newer “touch screen” looks that GTK has these days. I appreciate what the GTK devs are doing (and to be honest, they look great!) But, I am not on a tablet, I am on a laptop and ...
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GTK and Qt apps seem to interpret XCompose differently

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. By default, typing something like ^2 produces ², which I don't want: I want it to be ^2. I found out that to accomplish that, one has to set GTK_IM_MODULE=xim and QT_IM_MODULE=...
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xfce4-terminal in fluxbox follows a different style/theme to xfce4-terminal in xfce

I am using xubuntu 18.04, but this question should preferably be applicable to all linux installations having both desktop managers "xfce" and "fluxbox". So I have started with xubuntu (i.e. ubuntu ...
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Use crontab to start AnyDesk

I am using AnyDesk on a Raspberry Pi 3. After around 6-7 days, it suddenly consumes all the memory and the device stops responding. To prevent this, I am using crontab to execute /usr/bin/killall ...
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Ubuntu(Mini) - How to replace the shell of system message dialogs with my own version? [closed]

I'm using Linux Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on VirtualBox using mini .iso and trying to make my own distribution based on it. I know, support of that version ends in 3-4 months, I'll update it on my ...
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Libreoffice not responsive / slow on Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon

After a fresh install of Linux Mint on my system, Libreoffice feels slow and unresponsive. Every time I type something, there is a significant delay before the text comes up. This is especially ...
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Where is terminal output stored?

I open lxterminal, which shows up in ps output as x-terminal-emulator. I then enter a command which prints it's output to STDOUT, which is visible on my screen. The command finishes, and I am shown ...
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How do I set an XSETTINGS property?

I occasionally come across this document, XSETTINGS registry, which lists some properties or keys that I can set to configure my user experience for GTK applications. How do I set these? Can I put ...
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GTK apps don't respect compose key mappings

I have compose key set up on my openSUSE Tumbleweed (KDE) to map <apostrophe> + <c> to "ć" (U0107). I keep the rules in ~/.XCompose and all the programs respect them (e.g. Kate, Terminal, ...
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What RPM package do I need to install to have GObject documentaion available locally on RHEL 7

I want the documentation at https://developer.gnome.org/gobject/stable/index.html to be available on my local RHEL 7 machine in /usr/share/. What is the name of the package that I need to install?
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Gnome Tweak Tool crashes & forces logout when selecting fonts

I'm trying to change the fonts on my Ubuntu 18.04 system by using gnome-tweak-tool and whenever I go to the fonts tab and try clicking on any of the font selection menus, the program will crash and ...
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GTK+ 3 Theme Not Being Recognized by Some Applications

I have installed the Arc-Dark theme and set it to be my GTK+ theme, but for some reason it is not being recognized by some GTK+ 3 applications. Running gtk-demo the theme is picked up (so GTK+ 2 ...
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i3 - a hateful handful of font sizes for my desktop

Since I installed i3 on Arch Linux I noticed a too big font size (in what was the first thing I saw, the i3bar at the bottom), so I changed the font size in the .config/i3/config file (now the line ...
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File popups freeze in specific directory and show nothing - how to fix?

I had this issue for months. Whenever I moved to my home directory within a file popup (from both qt and gtk), the window freezed and I could neither close it nor move to another directory. I just had ...
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Linux Mint 18.3 XFCE Open File Dialog specify file/folder path by Default

In the 'Open File' Dialog box, Is there a way to specify file/folder path directly by default? Ex. /somefolder/somefile.png Ideally, I would be able to copy/paste the above example in a text field,...
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GIMP tooltips are almost unreadable white-on-off-white

Running GIMP on my KDE desktop the tooltips are all white-on-white. How do I fix this?
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Bind <ctrl>m to return/enter in ~/.gtkrc-2.0?

Following http://vim.wikia.com/wiki/Vi_key_bindings_in_gtk, I bound <ctrl>h to backspace by putting the following in ~/.gtkrc-2.0: binding "gtk-vi-text-entry" { bind "<ctrl>h" { "...
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KDE Plasma: GTK fonts too large after update

I've just updated Arch Linux with KDE to Plasma 5.12.5 (I forgot to check which version I had before, but the last update I did was about a month ago) and I noticed the fonts in GTK applications are ...
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Linux mint desktop menus styles and scrollbars are gone

I have mixed debian repos with ubuntu repos (and possibly another couple of things one is not supposed to do). Normally I can handle the problems, however this time I have screwed up my system a bit. ...
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gnome/gtk: disable middle click paste via terminal

Configuration: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, GNOME Tweaks 3.28.1 (I believe it's pre-installed in 18.04), Middle Click Paste: OFF Problem: It's not disabling middle click paste, although it worked once (until ...
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dark theme for mendeley

I am trying to use dark theme for mendeley, so that it matches rest of my gnome desktop. From this, I have done: Themes dir: /opt/mendeleydesktop-1.18-linux-x86_64/share/themes link Adwaita dark: # ...
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libgtk-3-0 not working

During a longer session I encountered that after a user change I could no longer start a bunch of programs neither from console nor via start menu. (including Firefox, Chromium, Google-Chrome, ...
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How to tell what GTK and QT toolkits your applications are using

I am running Lubuntu 16.04 and would like a more unified look to my file chooser dialog boxes, so I trying to work out what toolkit each application uses, so then I can then figure out which ...
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gtk-options command not found but the manual is there

I am trying to use the gtk-options command but it says command not found. But when I use the man command on it I get the manual. So it should be installed. I used the find command to find it on my ...
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What does the plus, “+”, in GTK+ mean and what is its history?

What does the "+" in GTK+ mean and what is its history? I read through https://www.gtk.org/overview.php but did not see mention of the "+" origin or meaning.
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Does either GTK+ or GDK offer a way to directly make Xlib or Xlib-xcb calls and/or receive x events?

Currently, I have had no problems compiling and running applications using Xlib-xcb and GTK+. However I haven't found a way to integrate the two, to use together. For example, it's be nice to be able ...
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How to install gtk3 in CentOS?

I have gtk2 installed on my ec2 machine instance. In order to install the latest google-chrome/mozilla-firefox version, it requires libgtk3 to be installed in the machine Will there be any ...
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How to fix dark themes on Kali Linux running XFCE desktop environment?

I am still new in running desktop environments on xRDP. When I first installed XFCE and applied arc-dark theme, it worked fine and similar to the screenshot shown here. Then I decided to change to ...
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Applications using JRE and graphics crashing

We recently updated our computers to Fedora 27 and one of our applications (COMSOL) has stopped working. When I attempt to run COMSOL, I get the following error: A fatal error has been detected by ...
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Seamonkey browser not honouring Gtk font settings

I am having some minor trouble with SeaMonkey 2.49.1 on Linux (Manjaro 17.1.1 KDE). SeaMonkey isn't affected by my Gtk font settings. Instead it uses a really thin and barely legible font. It is the ...
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Make GTK/Gnome NOT use the theme's mouse cursor

I had to install a GTK/Gnome theme (Adwaita) because some programs wouldn't work without one. But I hate that cursor theme. I prefer the lean look of the default cursor.pcf font. How can I prevent ...
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Dead keys suddenly stopped working in GTK applications

I use several keyboards layouts on a regular basis. Two of which make use of dead keys for French language. $ cat /etc/default/keyboard XKBLAYOUT=us,fr,fr XKBVARIANT=dvp,bepo,latin9 BACKSPACE=guess ...
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How do I change the color of the spell checker squiggly red line for GTK applications?

For example for Geany and gedit. I expect something as simple as some .gtkrc-2.0 line but there is no documentation on this. How do I change the color of the spell checker squiggly red line for GTK ...
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Eclipse won't open after installing openjfx [Deepin]

I was attempting to use JavaFX, and I found that I needed to install the openjfx package, as the regular openJDK8 didn't come with the JavaFX files. However, since I did that Eclipse no longer opens. ...
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How to change gtk button-layout in KDE?

I am using KDE plasma as my DE, but I have to use some GTK applications. Is it possible to change button-layout in GTK window titlebar? I want to make the title bar only left close button. Because I ...
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Steam login window has no text boxes [duplicate]

I'm using a machine that has both Windows and Debian 9. I was trying to install steam into Debian, it came out that it is hard to install steam to debian. So here is what I did: 1 - Downloaded the ....
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Except some applications (like VLC) from using the current gtk3 theme

I want to use a dark theme all over but to have some exceptions. Especially VLC looks awkward with a dark theme. Is there a way to avoid VLC using the dark theme? Considering answers under the ...
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gmodule-2.0 not found while compiling

I can't figure it out. I seem to have all deps installed, but I'm getting the following error while trying to compile ValaPanel on Xenial: ./configure Will output: -- Looking for RPMTools... - ...
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How to change window decorations in GTK theme

I recently came across the Equilux theme here. I really like it but I wanted OSX window decorations, so I started copying assets from this OSX-arc theme to the Equilux theme. I have so far succeeded ...
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gtk-launch only works when present working directory is Desktop

I just figured out how to manually create a .desktop file which allows a program to be launched by issuing the command gtk-launch [program.desktop]. Problem is it only seems to work if my present ...
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How are default fonts set for programs like FireFox?

I'm currently working on getting my first real Linux install configured and I'm having issues with programs using a font I would prefer it did not. For example, if I look at FireFox, I can see the ...
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How to hide the menu Gnome/Xfce/GTK applications by default?

I feel that the menu in most applications doesn't add enough benefit to have it shown by default. Some individual applications support hiding the menu (and only showing it when pressing Alt, or a ...