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Questions tagged [gtk2]

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

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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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Make GTK3 applications use the GTK2 dialog for font selection?

I prefer the user interface of the font-selection dialog of GTK2 to that of GTK3. How can I make GTK3 applications use the GTK2 dialog? EDIT: Unfortunately, Gnome doesn't let me take screenshots of ...
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How to set font and theme for GTK+2 programs from the command-line on Linux?

I know how to set font for GTK+3 programs from the command-line, namely by editing the right-hand side (RHS) of ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini's font line: gtk-font-name=Font Awesome 5 Free Regular ...
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Roboto font not working with Openbox GTK3 applications while other fonts do

I am using Debian Stretch with Openbox window manager and I am trying to set the uniform look for GTK2, GTK3, QT4, QT5 widgets. Everything went smoothly except for GTK3 that partially ignores ~/....
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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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Install Firefox 57 on CentOS 6.5

I did the following steps to install Firefox 57 on CentOS 6.5 : 1) wget http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/57.0/linux-x86_64/en-US/firefox-57.0.tar.bz2 2) tar xvjf firefox-57.0.tar.bz2 3) ...
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How to remove on press effect from a theme?

I am modifying the Greybird theme for xfce, and there is something that I want to remove but I can't find where the code for it is located. I already figured out how to change the colors when the ...
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How to match GTK and KDE themes in Plasma 5

I would like to set a dark theme that is easy to read (no dark fonts on dark backgrounds or vice versa). And I want a consistent look for Qt and GTK applications (especially Firefox and Libre Office). ...
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Possible explanations for locked window input

I've never seen this before. I opened gedit (gedit2), three windows but one session, meaning all windows share the same PID. Note that there is absolutely no way to open more than one gedit2 session ...
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Enable dark-mode in GTK2

So I am using Arc as my GTK theme, and applied it like this [Settings] gtk-icon-theme-main=Arc gtk-theme-name=Arc gtk-application-prefer-dark-theme=true in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini To enable ...
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Firefox displaying input bars as black, equations in light gray

My Firefox is not displaying things correctly. Bars on websites for me to enter text in are usually displayed in black, entered text is dark gray-ish (i can view it when i mark it, but that's only a ...
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terminator intercepts F10 when run in openbox

When I am in openbox and I start terminator and inside it mc, I cannot use F10 to exit from mc because it is intercepted by terminator an terminator menu opens (same as right-mouse-click). On ...
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How much of Xfce4 is GTK3?

Xfce4 was originally in GTK2. But after a recent upgrade to version 4.12, I find it is halfway GTK2 and halfway GTK3. Which applications are currently ported to GTK3 and which are currently not yet?
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Error in displaying the videos

I have logged into a remote VM using SSH. I am trying to run a bash script (.sh) that would fire up a video. However I am facing difficulties in doing this. I have set up the DISPLAY variable to ...
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gtk2 deleted, not theme avaible

I tried to install a now theme for my Debian 8 Mate. I installed gtk2-engines-murrine:amd64.deb. as there was missing dependances, I deleted but, I deleted too many packages and now I don't have any ...
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Run GTK2 application with different color theme

I want to run gvim with a dark color theme, so that the tabs don't stand in contrast to the dark colorscheme: There appears to be a way to do this in GTK 3. Is there a way to do this in GTK 2 ...
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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

I've recently updated a few programs to gtk3 (deadbeef gtk3 plugin, pcmanfm-gtk3, l3afpad) and there's one thing that's really been bugging me: Why is the Statusbar thrice the height of the gtk2 ...
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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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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'm trying to use a dark Gtk+ theme, and everything goes fine with native Gtk+ apps, and well, only with Gtk+ apps. I mean, wxWidgets and Mozilla's apps looks terrible, if not counting unreadability (...
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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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What theme works well for both GTK2 and GTK3 applications?

I've installed Debian Wheezy, with the LXDE desktop environment. The default Clearlooks theme is fine, but it doesn't work for gtk3 apps (like Transmission). Which theme can I use, so that both gtk2 ...
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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 ...