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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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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 ...