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How to let Linux Python application handle termination on user logout correctly?

I have written a Linux GUI application in Python that needs to do some cleanup tasks before being terminated when the user logs out. Unfortunately it seems, that on logout, all applications are ...
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1answer
37 views

How to choose gtk version for Eclipse RCP application in linux?

I have an Eclipse RCP application which I want to run in Linux environment that has multiple gtks installed. Is there a way to choose the gtk version against which I can run the application? Linux ...
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yakuake - mark to copy

(gui: KDE) Terminator has a "mark to copy" option in preferences - i.e. it's enough to select text on the terminal to have it copied to clipboard. Now, I do not want to enable such an option ...
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73 views

GTK Linux application prior to gdm login remains on screen at login after program ends

I have a GTK Linux application which I want to use as an "Accept Terms of Usage" screen prior to the user logging in. The application is simple, a big Box with a Label and an Acknowledge button on ...
4
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1answer
239 views

Murrine engine on GTK3?

I'm trying to use a GTK theme which requires the Murrine engine, so I installed gtk2-engines-murrine from apt-get. It works fine in most apps, but some such as nm-applet segfault as soon as I try to ...
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Is there a way to configure system-wide word delimiters for text in GNOME/GTK+?

I'm looking for a way to define or view and modify which characters are considered word boundaries by GNOME, similar to the "select-by-word" characters used in GNOME Terminal (related question) or ...
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1answer
182 views

AbiWord not using GTK2 theme

I have a linux desktop that uses Openbox and GTK2. I installed abiword, because honestly, I don't use Libreoffice Impress, etc. at all. I just use a word processor. Anyway, I installed Abiword and ...
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213 views

Install GTK Murrine to home directory?

Bit of irony here, in that I'm not a superuser on this machine, but our development server is FreeBSD with X11 and GTK 2 installed on it. I found I'm able to use my own themes on the server by ...
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1answer
300 views

how to run gtk app on linux without an x server

backstory - i need to run an adobe air app, which does some things and takes a screenshot of itself and saves out a JPG, then kills itself. (on linux environment) I have it successfully running on ...
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XFCE: How to set different x/ythickness for each separate panel in .gtkrc-2.0?

The question is in the subject. Can it be done? Is there any way to do it other than editing the .gtkrc-2.0 file? Full story: I use two panels in my desktop. Both horizontal, one in the top and the ...
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399 views

GTK apps from remote server look bad

I ssh into my headless remote server with X11 forwarding. All my remote GTK apps from remote server look rather ugly. My default GTK theme is not applied. I think this has something to do with GTK ...
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2answers
469 views

GTK+ 3 Menu configuration for Emacs

I don't like the GTK based emacs (Screenshot #1) and still prefer the tradition emacs (Screenshot #2), which I get from Ubuntu PPA. The fundamental difference is that the tradition emacs looks ...
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Remove Eclipse's extra margins in Linux (Ubuntu XFCE)

I can't get rid of an ugly and wasting-space margin below the menubar in Eclipse: I have followed a number of tutorials for improving the rendering of Eclipse on Ubuntu, including using a custom ...
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1answer
339 views

Linux Mint: invisible white-on-white menu items

Linux Mint 14 Nadia (and possibly older versions as well) displays the text of some menu items in the same colour as the menu background, rendering the menu item impossible to read, unless hovered ...
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1answer
81 views

How to make fillers in GTK applications smaller?

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: How to make GTK programs to economize ...
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1answer
149 views

Looking for a gtk equivalent of ark

Does there exist a GTK equivalent (or improvement) of the Linux archiving tool known as Ark? If so, where might it be found; and if not, how well-received might be a new project which acts as a ...
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1answer
540 views

How do I unmaximize a window with xdotool or similar by command line?

With xdotool or wmctrl I can move or modify window attributes but if it is maximized none of the commands work. How do I "unmaximize" the window?
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370 views

Gtk-WARNING with display when using sudo in nx

I am using nxclient on my Windows machine to connect to a Linux server which is running RHE. I am able to run all programs with GUI correctly. However, when I run the same programs with sudo, I get ...
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GTK Fonts are too big

My GTK fonts are very big. When I want them to look good I have to set the size to 7. But I think this is very low and not the solution. I think it should be around 12. 7 sounds like a workaround to ...
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1answer
268 views

Gtk3 theme development tips

I've started adopting the default Ubuntu Ambiance theme for my needs, but I find it a very cumbersome process. As soon as I change my theme and load it, it also gets cached so any further changes ...
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2answers
328 views

What is a a good project and to-do manager for GTK Linux?

Can someone tell me the name of a good task managing program? I tried Tasque, "tasks", "planner", all of these are not sufficient. I need to at least be able to have recurring tasks, which none of ...
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2answers
179 views

$DISPLAY dependent gtk themes

I have a computer at home that I log into remotely. The "monitor" for it is a TV, so I want gtk applications to use a large font and icon theme, which I managed to do by editing the ~/.gtkrc-2.0 file ...
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How to install a new version of Gtk without overwriting the current version?

There is a similar question without answer : How do I install a newer version of GTK in Ubuntu without replacing the current one? I'm running a Fedora 10 - Gnome - Gtk 2.0. Wireshark needs Gtk+ > ...
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5answers
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How to fix? Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “murrine”

I have downloaded and installed a new theme before in my fedora machine. However, I got this warning when I load gvim, nautilus every time. (gvim:4629): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine ...
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937 views

indistinguishable active tab in gnome terminal

I am running Gnome 2.30.2 and Gnome Terminal 3.0.1 on my Debian Sid and recently the active tab became almost indistinguishable from other tabs. It is actually the same colour. Changing the themes ...
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How to switch from KDE to Xfce in OpenSuse

I'm growing tired of Gnome and KDE and wish to move towards a more lightweight and customizable interface. I chose Xfce. I downloaded all (I think) the packages related to Xfce but now I'm stumped as ...
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1answer
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When running echinus can the scrollbars and similar window elements be skinned?

I see on this website screenshots number 5 and 6 -- what is used to to get these style of scrollbars? When I launch Opera I get a very ugly scrollbar that does not fit the look of the window manager ...
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“No protocol specified” error while trying to run forticlientsslvpn for the first time

I'm trying to install forticlient on fedora 14 for vpn access, and I get the following error when I run it for the first time: No protocol specified Error: Unable to initialize gtk, is DISPLAY set ...
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1answer
489 views

Is there a way to change the GTK theme for applications run as superuser on KDE?

When I run GTK applications on KDE, they use the QtCurve theme that matches my color and font scheme as configured in the KDE System Settings application. However GTK applications run as superuser ...
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334 views

How can i move the chromium buttons to the left in KDE4?

Can I make like this : Under KDE4? How?
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2answers
343 views

Make openbox automatically start to use a specific gtk profile

all. I have switched to openbox from Gnome and would now like to stop using Metacity altogether. When I was using metacity I had both a control theme (e.g. gtk theme) and fonts set up how I liked them ...
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1answer
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How to set GTK+ theme for X-Window application?

I'm connecting to my Ubuntu server (its actually a VirtualBox virtual machine on the same physical box) using putty and xming. Is there a way to set my GTK+ appearance/theme so that my GTK+ apps ...
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use theme for X11

HI all sorry for my bad English My program (GTK) runs in Linux (Ubuntu) without any problem and its themes are fine but when I change my system to run just X and then my program, it runs but without ...
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3answers
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How are Linux environment variables DISPLAY and XAUTHORITY used?

How are these 2 variables used by the X Window system? On my Ubuntu 9.10 host, if I set XAUTHORITY to anything and then try to run a GUI program, I receive a GTK-WARNING ***: cannot open display ...
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1answer
602 views

How do I enlarge fonts for GTK applications?

I ran a program under WINE and when it terminated, suddenly lots of programs were running with tiny fonts, including Google Chrome, Unison, and PLT Scheme. I think what these programs have in common ...
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1answer
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Making GTK applications look decent under KDE

I just installed the latest Ubuntu (Karmic Koala) and thought that I could try out using KDE as my desktop for a change. I got it mostly set up to my liking, but there are certain applications which ...
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Gnome/Gtk equivalent of KeePassX?

KeePassX is a great password storing program, but it doesn't use Gtk and doesn't integrate well at all with Gnome. Is there an equivalent program designed for Gnome?
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1answer
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Linux/GTK+: Change preview text (permanently) in font selection dialog

Every time I want to change the font (in various applications), the default preview text is "abcdefghijk ABCDEFGHIJK", I can change it but the changes only live for the lifetime of the dialog. They're ...
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956 views

Creating GTK+ themes

Are there any good software for designing, or helping in designing, GTK+ themes for use in Gnome and Xfce desktops?
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Gtk SSH client for Linux?

I realise purists would say "use the command-line" but this is the age of Ubuntu and since I spend most of my time behind a proxy server I find it easier to configure and use PuTTY on Windows than ...