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Questions tagged [gtk]

gtk+ stands for Gimp ToolKit, a widget toolkit for GUI applications. Gnome uses gtk+ extensively.

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How to change the height of address bar (where is the path of a dirct./file) on Double Commander?

Is it possible to change the height of address bar on Double Commander? OS: Xubuntu 16.04.5 Appreciate some help, Vladi. address bar of Double Commander
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org.gtk.vfs.Metadata - Timeout results into Nautilus freeze

when running Nautilus with a non-root user and browsing a folder outside of the own home directory (e.g. the root directory /), Nautilus freezes ~ 10-30 seconds before opening up the desired directory....
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How to use the same file picker for QT and GTK apps

The file picker for GTK+ apps (eg. Firefox) looks like this: For qt apps (eg. nomacs) it looks like this: Is there a way to use the QT file picker for both GTK and QT apps? I am running arch 4.20 ...
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How to run GTK Inspector to debug Thunar file manager 1.6 which uses GTK+2?

Is it possible to run GTK/Inspector for GTK+2 apps ? I couldn't find a way to do that, does it only works for GTK+3 apps ? Is there other way to debug GTK+2 apps like Thunar file manager 1.6 ? I would ...
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Set GTK theme by launch a program by $GTK_THEME env

There are https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/GTK+ talk about that I can set GTK Theme manually for individual launched program so: $ GTK_THEME=Adwaita:dark gnome-calculator It's work. But how ...
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How do i install gtkhash to windows 10?

My question is about how to install gtkhash to windows 10, as i can't seem to find any guides on how to. I have tried downloading gtkhash from https://gtkhash.sourceforge.io/ but all i got was a svg ...
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How do I make the focus rectangle in Gtk3 more prominent?

I use the keyboard almost all the time to navigate; it often happens that I forget to turn my battery powered mouse on and I only notice after 15 or 30 minutes :) But with Gnome/Gtk 3 it got harder, ...
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Wrong configuration of AT-SPI in macOS

Working with Python and Gtk+, I'm using Aloe tests to validate the correction of some modules. The tests are designed in such a way that they use the AT-SPI services behind, but in my installation it ...
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GTK File Chooser: How to disable automatic search after folder selection?

When I open the GTK File Chooser Dialog to save a file and I start typing, the text goes into the filename text field (as expected). Now when I first choose a directory and then start typing, the text ...
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How to Build gtk3 [static] using msys2?

I am trying to build gtk+-3.22.30, because i cant find it [static link library] anywhere. i downloaded msys2 32bit, install mingw32 (gcc 7.3.0) added it to environment variables in windows. pkg-config ...
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How to completely disable quick search in GTK

I got accustomed to then I write file name in Save dialog in Windows PC, it writes into file name label. In linux I must focus on label, and then write. It's annoying, but I can't find how to disable ...
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How is my selected theme communicated to gtk?

Related to Where is Gtk+ default theme saved I'm using Mate desktop. I see that my Appearance settings are saved in gsettings: $ gsettings get org.mate.interface gtk-theme 'TraditionalOk' $ ...
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xfce Window Border Mouse Hover Transparency

I've recently started using Linux and I'm enjoying customizing the DE to how I like it. One thing I'd love to be able to do is have the window border of applications (where the program title and close ...
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Firefox scrollbar appearance

I have several Linux servers that I use to check changes in appearance of our web app. I capture automatically screenshots. I use CentOS 7, Firefox. All servers are theorically equal, but in one of ...
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Using GUI apps with Xming and PuTTY on Windows

I'm new to linux and connecting to a centOS server through PuTTY. And I want to use GUI apps like gedit, google-chrome, etc on it. I installed Xming on my windows 10 pc and enabled X11 forwarding in ...
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xwindows / GTK Focus bug

As many have, this bug was first noticed quite a few years back (~2010). This bug is essentially when click one toolbar, then going to another area of the application, the window focus is not being ...
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Disable quick-search animation in GTK3 File Chooser

Every time I do a quick-search by typing letters into the default file browser dialog of GTK3 applications, it will animate to a search hit if there's any. This wasn't in GTK2 File Chooser and is ...
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Draw a border around the active window in Gnome Shell

I am using the shellshape extension for tiling in the gnome shell, and the paper gtk theme by Sam Hewitt. I want to modify one small thing in the theme, that's I would like to draw a thin border ...
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Linux Where to Store program icon

I'm trying to make a simple test gtk+ program and an installable .deb file for it. I made the program and I'm currently using this guide to turn it into a .deb. but what I can't find out is where to ...
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nfs mount /etc/fstab entry hangs gtk application

I have that entry in my fstab which works pretty well when I'm at home and 192.168.1.195 is in my LAN # https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/NFS#Mount_using_.2Fetc.2Ffstab_with_systemd 192.168.1.195:/...
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CDE-Solaris GTK3 Theme

I've tested and tried many GTK+ Themes, but found the one that ease on the eyes the most is still the oldest CDE-Solaris Theme: I believe this color combination has been carefully engineered exactly ...
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Find out which tool is using GTK2

Almost all X-tools are GTK+ or QT based. Is there any simple way to find out, which X-tools I've installed in my system are still using GTK2, i.e., it is relying on GTK2 themes? I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Where is Gtk+ default theme saved

I've created several customized Gtk+ themes, more or less following this. They are all created under ~/.themes/ folder, and they are all working fine. However, my question is, how come the system ...
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GTK: limiting font choices on font selection dialogs?

As the end user, when I am presented with a font selection dialog (e.g. gvim > edit > select font...) it contains tons of variations that are but noise. I do not care to see individual entries for "...
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How to force old search behavior in GTK3 file dialog

This question pertains very specifically to: THE GTK3 file dialog THAT is used by Firefox on linux WHEN Gnome is installed (but not necessarily used) AND ui.allow_platform_file_picker is set to true ...
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Atom - incorrect theming in i3 on Arch Linux

I'm using the Ambiance Blackout GTK2/3 theme on i3 in Arch Linux. Most applications are themed correctly, but Atom in particular is using the wrong colors on dropdown menus, which I can't find a fix ...
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Style-aware icons for folders in Nautilus / Gnome Files

I'm running Gnome 3 on Fedora 25, and many of the xdg-compliant standard user directories (like "Desktop", "Downloads", "Public", etc) have a special icon when viewed in Nautilus (i.e. the Files app). ...
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How to satisfy configure dependencies?

This question is related to my other question configure warns that installed libraries are missing . That question was specific to xscreensaver, but this is a more generic question RE: configure using ...
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How to persist selection of GTK_THEME in running applications in Xfce?

I'm running Xfce on Debian. The menu labels in many windows look crowded and some dialogue controls are missing. The work-around I have found (I cannot remember how) is to prefix a application's ...
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GTK applications looking ugly after an upgrade to Fedora 24. Why?

Here's an example of what pavucontrol looks like on my system after an update to Fedora 24: As you can see, widgets have no spacing and some are even missing altogether - in this example, I have no ...
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Padding in gnome-terminal

Given below is my ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css VteTerminal, TerminalScreen { padding: 10px 10px 10px 10px; -VteTerminal-inner-border: 10px 10px 10px 10px; } I was using the ...
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Tooltips of GTK applications are unreadable within KDE

My system is openSUSE 42.1 with Plasma 5. I have some GTK applications installed as well, and I'm experiencing a rather annoying behaviour from them. Namely, the tooltips of these apps are almost ...
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How can I bind a key shortcut that includes a tab

I would like to rebind next/previous tab shortcut in XFCE's Terminal from Ctrl+PgDn/PgUp to Ctrl+Tab/Ctrl+Shift+Tab. It doesn't seem to work either by editing accels.scm or changing the shortcut ...
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gtk_widget_set_realized was not declared in this scope

I'm trying to compile OpenCV 3.1.0 on RHEL 6.4 and getting the following error: [ 34%] Building CXX object modules/highgui/CMakeFiles/opencv_highgui.dir/src/window_gtk.cpp.o /hpcf/libs/opencv/vendor/...
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Open Ubuntu Bash's GUI applications on Windows 10

I have installed Windows 10 Insider build just to use Ubuntu Bash. I noticed its entire Ubuntu on Windows so I tried to install a GUI app i.e. Gedit. It was installed properly but when I try to open ...
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shorten the animation of the button of adwaita theme of GTK3

When clicking on the button, the adwaita theme makes a short animation to show that the button is pressed down. Is it possible to remove this animation? It makes it harder to confirm the button is ...
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Does XOrg have a notion of system-wide default font?

How and where can I change the default system font? For now it appears to be DejaVu 11, which looks horrible on my laptop. I mean the font that is used in menus or labels. For example when I open ...
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How to disable GtkFileChooserDialog search?

If I want to open or save a file in an gtk3 app (eg firefox) I get an unwanted search function after tiping a character. Old and productive behaviour: typing d gives me the first file beginning with ...
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In Ubuntu use GTK file save dialog from bash command line?

I would like to do something like gtk-file-saver /tmp/tempfile.txt And then a GTK file saver pops up for the user. By this I mean the normal dialog that is used whenever you do "Save As" in most GUI ...
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How to mark windows or set windows titles in Gnome3 via script

I'm inspecting different versions of a GTK application, binary with no source code, and doing frequent ALT-Back-Quotes for visual inspection. Every now and then I would lose track of versions because ...
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GTK+ 3 file dialog location entry?

In GTK 2 I can click "type the file name" button to type in full path the entry. In GTK 3 there is only path bar, if I type something it redirect to search bar, which not what I want. Where is the ...
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error: XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not set in the environment. Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

I used to open text files with sublime, and for Read-only files, I used to do : sudo sublime. But now just suddenly the sudo sublime command gives the following error : (sublime:3931): Gtk-WARNING **:...
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The virt-manager displays “Gtk couldn't be initialized”

I am running the virt-manager on RHEL 7.0, but it always display "Gtk couldn't be initialized": [root@dhb5 ~]# virt-manager --debug --nofork 2015-08-17 03:21:09,895 (cliutils:75): virt-manager ...
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Per-application window scaling in Xorg for high dpi display

I am running Gnome Shell with a 4k monitor and there are a few applications that I use that don't scale at all with the high resolution. Here is an example of LMMS, an application that hasn't yet ...
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Replace GTK+ file dialog with alternative

Is there any way to configure GTK+ programs to use a different file dialog? Reading ancient articles on the default dialog and seeing no difference to the current version does no bode well for it's ...
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Proper GTK environment without desktop environment

I'm using Xmonad on archlinux, without a desktop environment installed. I managed to set the Numix theme for GTK2 with this ~/.gtkrc-2.0 gtk-icon-theme-name="Numix" gtk-theme-name="Numix" and GTK3 ...
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How to integrate NPlot in MonoDevelop

NPlot is a charting library which could be used in GTK#. I've downloaded its tarball here. The README file contains this: The first version of NPlot-Gtk was made by Miguel de Icaza, and was a ...
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Disable search box in Thunar

I come from Windows background and it's very furstrating that when I start typing something, I can't use arrows, backspace, alt+arrows etc. anymore thanks to this little box in the right bottom ...
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How can I disable slow scrolling in gnome apps?

This happens GTK apps such as gedit and evince. Occasionally if I hold a scrollbar down too long without scrolling really fast it goes into a slow mode and becomes useless. How can I disable the slow-...
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Major Memory leak in GTK Applications

I am running Linux Mint 17.1 (based on Ubuntu 14.04) MATE desktop. Recently, my system slowed down and opening up system monitor revealed that some applications were eating up a tremendous amount of ...