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I start an GTK-based IDE on my netbook, and it looks not so nice: too much screen space space wasted on dull gray areas.


I want it to be more like this:

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How to make GTK programs to economize screen space by default?

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Use a theme that has narrower elements.

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How to switch or create a theme? – Vi. Jan 12 '13 at 18:43
Found "gtk-theme-switch". Now looking how to create a theme with narrower elements. – Vi. Jan 12 '13 at 21:06

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