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

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Diacritics do not work in GTK+ applications running on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

I am using some GTK+ applications in Mac OS X Snow Leopard. My MacBook is configured for using the Brazilian layout, which allows it to enter diacritics as dead keys (so I can write á typing ' and ...
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How can I disable this GTK3 scrollbar behaviour?

When I click for longer than a second on a scrollbar slider in a GTK3 program, it becomes narrow and the scrolling becomes ridiculously slow. I know that this is intentional, but I find it really ...
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With EN/HE layout, why do the arrow keys switch from logical to visual with Ctrl down?

I type in both Hebrew and English. When I use the Windows Manager's dialogs, or a GUI text editor such as leafpad, and type Hebrew text, I find the horizontal arrow keys (LeftArrow and RightArrow) ...
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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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Some software runs only by root terminal

I'm facing this odd situation here, programs such as gparted, furiusisomount and Rstudio never run by clicking on their icons in the applications menu or by running them with terminal as a normal user....
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Clicking on Gtk apps menu bar kills mouse

I'm using the following configuration: Ubuntu 11.10 x64 Awesome Window Manager v3.4.10 Gnome 3.2 ...and I got the following problem: Every time I click on the empty space in a menubar or toolbar ...
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Linux Mint 18.3 XFCE Open File Dialog specify file/folder path via Textbox by default instead of GUI

In the 'Open File' Dialog box, is there a way to specify the default file/folder path via Textbox instead of GUI? Ex. /somefolder/somefile.png Ideally, I would be able to copy/paste the above ...
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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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How to fix broken GTK styles

I've been trying to minimise the footprint of an Xfce-4.10 Raspbian system which will be used as a Chromium kiosk. As part of this, I had previously removed packages related to GTK, Xfce themes, ...
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What themes are those under Controls in Cinnamon themes?

I have installed many Cinnamon themes but those listed under Desktop affect mostly the Panel, not the windows texture: The window frame is set under Windows Borders, but what I am interested in is ...
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How can I make window borders transparent in Gnome?

I want to create a GTK+ 3.0 theme (for Gnome 3.6+) that features transparent window borders. Is this possible? If so, how can I do it?
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Theme looks different depending on location in FS?

I am noticing an annoying effect when copying GTK themes and I am unable to explain it. Copying a theme from /usr/share/themes to ~/.local/share/themes results in a new theme that looks different than ...
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Running Darktable under Xfce using specific color style/theme

I tried running Darktable (version 1.0.4-1~bpo60+1 from Debian Squeeze-backports) under Xfce, but I am using a fairly light "Style" theme in Xfce which Darktable didn't work too well with. It seems to ...
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How to get traditional scrollbars in GTK 2 and 3 apps in Debian 10?

I am using XFce4 on Debian 10. When opening GTK 2 apps, the scroll bars appear normal, with a large bar and arrows at the top and bottom. When opening GTK 3 apps, the scroll bars are thin, difficult ...
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How to install ocx file to wine

I am using Mac OS 10.14.5, and I am trying to run an exe file. So I did brew install wine. Then, using wine to run the program yields the following error: 0009:fixme:actctx:parse_depend_manifests ...
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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 layout and US international layout with dead keys. When I switch using the GUI it works ...
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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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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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How do I make all GTK applications use a custom DPI setting?

After upgrading from Debian 8 to Debian 9, the text editor Pluma (a Gedit fork) no longer use my custom DPI setting. I noticed the same thing with the editor Geany. Here are my Xft settings in ~/....
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How to remove the titlebar in Gnome 3.20 under the Arc Dark theme?

How to set ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css so that it removes/shrinks-to-zero window titlebars in Gnome 3.20.4 under the Arc Dark theme? I'm looking about getting windows without the decorations.
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There is a weird border around my gnome programs, how can I get rid of it?

Example is gnome disks, but all of my gnome programs have that weird border on the outside, how can I get rid of it? This is on Fedora 24 cinnamon in case it matters.
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Unmounted fstab entries showing up in GTK open dialogs

I have written entries in /etc/fstab for an extensive bunch of removable drives. All these entries, even unmounted and unplugged, appear in ANY GTK file open dialog, which is definitely a nuisance. I ...
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Terminator installed via Homebrew “Incompatible library version”

I've installed Terminator from the homebrew/gui tap, but when I ran it, it raised this error: You need to install the python bindings for gobject, gtk and pango to run Terminator. I edited /usr/...
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Menus open in wrong monitor

I connected an external monitor to the HDMI port of my laptop and it worked; however, if I move any window there and try to open a menu on it, it will open on the wrong screen. This is how it looks, ...
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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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Weird crippled letters in GTK windows

I have recently discovered this bug which often occurs after I run a memory-sensitive application (such as Chromium). It somehow affects GTK - some letters in all GTK-based UIs become weirdly messed ...
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Enabling bitmap fonts selectively in X?

Bitmap fonts can be enabled by adding a 70-yes-bitmaps.conf to the X configuration. However, this enables all available bitmap fonts. Is it possible to enable bitmap fonts selectively; for example, ...
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How to prevent Qt Applications from using GTK+ theme

Whenever I want to use custom QML components in my apps it makes them use GTK+ theme. How can I prevent this? Why am I asking here? Because I believe it has something to do with files like:...
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Gnome: Make system text copyable

Here I use "system text" to refer to the text displayed in the GTK widgets (labels, menus, dialogs etc.) I would like to be able to highlight and copy any system text. I am using a locale with a non-...
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Keyboard shortcuts with dedicated keyboard buttons inside Xfce

I'm using a Microsoft Office keyboard, which has dedicated buttons for Cut, Copy & Paste. I was able to choose that model inside the keyboard settings GUI of Xfce, which creates matching XF86Cut, ...
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Error spam from gedit when launched from command line

I have gedit set as my git editor, and it works quite well for me. When I do git commit, gedit pops up with the commit info and I can enter my commit message, Ctrl+S, Ctrl+Q and git will proceed as ...
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How do I remap a set of hotkeys only when a certain window is in focus?

Is there a way to remap keys on the keyboard to an alternative configuration on a window-by-window basis? I don't know how it works on Linux but on Windows I can detect a window by its title and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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GTK+ GLib::Bindings problem

I am trying to get GTK+ development configured on my Beaglebone Black (arm7 Linux) running Debian Jessie and just about have everything compiling correctly (I am cross compiling on Win10 using ...
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How to safely upgrade GTK+ version?

I'm installing trying to install an extension that requires gtk+ 3.16 but my current version is 3.14 on Debian Jessie 8. The error message that the extension gives me is gtkbuilder: required gtk+ ...
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Use different freetype libraries for GTK+ and Qt applications

For Fedora, there is a version of the freetype library in RPM Fusion which has patented sub-pixel rendering enabled. I would like to use the default version of freetype for KDE/Qt applications and the ...
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Closing remaining drag and drop thumbnails

I'm using Vooya (a GTK+ program to view raw images). It supports drag and drop, so I can drag the image from the window to the desktop. During the dragging, it shows a small thumbnail/icon of the ...
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Limited bit depth display for GUI Software

I have an old computer which can only display a limited number of colours (8bit or 1bit). When I use it as an X terminal for my Linux system the windows look (at best) horrible or (at worst) are ...
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Arch: tint2conf - gdk_pixbuf_get_width: assertion 'GDK_IS_PIXBUF (pixbuf)' failed

I have new laptop with Arch Linux, but can't start tint2conf in usual way - after launch it produce bunch of errors for each .tint2rc found, like: (tint2conf:3813): GdkPixbuf-CRITICAL **: ...
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Some apps throw GTK+ errors

System: Ubuntu desktop 16.04.1 LTS I get the following errors when running, gedit from a terminal command line: (gedit:5688): Gtk-WARNING **: GTK+ module libgail.so cannot be loaded. GTK+ 2.x ...
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Antergos Install

I have always had trouble installing Antergos. One time, after messing around for days, the installer completed and I was able to have Antergos on my system. Now I have an SSD and I want to transfer ...
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How to change Toolkit in Linux Mint to GTK

I recently purged KDE from my Linux Mint 17.3 KDE edition and installed Cinnamon. I was able to upgrade it to version 18 (Sarah) Cinnamon. Yes, despite it is KDE edition. There were problems, but I ...
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Glade gtk drag and drop tools

Glade is a program to create windows, panels, buttons... My question is does glade provide the tools to write apps for drag and drop. I've gone through the tools on the left side and couldn't find ...
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GTK gtkdialog window to make a link

I'm trying to make a pop-up window that lets you select a directory. In the background, this will make a link to that directory. I'm using bash scripting and gtkdialog. For example: /home/rich/...