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

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where are the theme files for gtk-2 stored on Windows 10?

I have some applications on Windows 10 which use Gtk-2 (for instance the Geany text editor). I can set my .gtkrc-2.0 (located in C:\Users\<username>\) to set a common theme for these (using ...
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Avahi gtk style provider error/ avahi-daemon won't start

So, just got a Raspberry Pi, and I'm trying to connect to it via mDNS. However, when trying to start avahi-daemon on my WSL2 kali-linux distribution sudo service avahi-daemon start I get Starting ...
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Rounded corners on a gtk window

I'm trying to get rounded corners on every corner of a window. How can I achieve that? I tried to change my gtk.css in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css and I'm getting rounded corners without transparency. ...
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Can't change font for GTK based apps like Mousepad, Meld, etc

I can't change font for GTK based apps like Mousepad, Meld, etc -- the option of "uses system font" cannot be ticked off, and I don't know where/how to set system font either. This only ...
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Flatpak themes glitching out?

Today I installed a Flatpak, but it was acting weird. I installed two more, and they also were acting weird. I am aware that Flatpak themes do not use GTK themes, rather their own theme, but why is ...
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gtk-launch autocomplete is very slow

Am using zsh with zsh-completions on arch linux. Whenever i press tab after gtk-launch it takes very long (3-4 seconds) to load suggestions, even if i type a partial word. What could be the cause for ...
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Universal way to read linux theme colors

I'm about to develop an application which does not use native elements. Regardless, I want to adjust a couple of colors to the ones of the currently applied color scheme / theme. So my question is, if ...
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What are the CSS selectors for alternating rows and specific columns in GnuCash?

GnuCash lets you modify styles in the app by editing gtk-3.0.css in %APPDATA%\GnuCash. With this method, I've been able to tweak most things I want. I'm also able to identify css selectors for some ...
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How can I stop applications overriding the theme I have set for my ubuntu?

so I was wondering if there's any way to stop a specific app from following a new theme you apply to Ubuntu because as you may encounter some apps are not compatible with dark themes and not usable ...
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How can I change the last download location in XFCE?

Applications like simple-scan uses one kind of a file-dialog (A) and applications like chromium, telegram, xfce4-screenshooter use some other kind of file-dialog (B). (There are two different kinds of ...
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Update all GTK and Qt applications' themes on the fly

I use a tool called oomox to generate GTK themes. After I generate the new theme, I would like to run a command that makes all currently open GTK applications use said new theme. I'm pretty sure ...
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en@shaw Locale not supported by C library

I tried launching GNOME apps with en@shaw locale, an alternative alphabet for English ๐‘ฉ๐‘ฏ ๐‘ท๐‘ค๐‘‘๐‘ป๐‘ฏ๐‘ฉ๐‘‘๐‘ฆ๐‘ ๐‘จ๐‘ค๐‘“๐‘ฉ๐‘š๐‘ง๐‘‘ ๐‘“ ๐‘ฆ๐‘™๐‘œ๐‘ค๐‘ฆ๐‘– https://www.shavian.info/ There are localization files on ...
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Gimp UI scaling on Windows: gtkrc menu background colour and icon sizes?

Gimp's default scaling on Windows sucks, so I have to manually scale it. I saw an existing answer, and tried to modify the "gtkrc" file of the dark theme. However, I could not find the ...
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Gtk Theme black parts in many different widgets

I use MCUExpresso IDE based on Eclipse. In some places there are black backgrounds (Image of black spots in Eclipse based IDE) which I don't how to change. More specifically what is a selector or CSS ...
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Changing fonts for GTK3 apps under KDE

I am running KUbuntu 20.04 and changed my default fonts there. The KDE system settings GUI has a button to configure GTK appearance, but this only allows changing the whole theme to another predefined ...
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Are there text editors for macOS that use `GtkSourceView`?

I'm looking for a text editor for macOS that has decent RTL (Arabic) support. As far as I can tell, GtkSourceView is one of the few (if not only) editor technologies that support RTL editing properly....
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Textboxes in Linux-based systems

I know this is a very wide-ranging question, but I hope someone can point me in the right direction. For a long time now, I have been really frustrated with the fact that textboxes in my Linux ...
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spotify SIGSEGV error “Warning: GTK2 does not support Wayland!”

I'm currently using Arch Linux operating system. I just ran pacman -Syu command that updates all packages so I don't know which one is causing the problem. I then tried to start spotify and got this ...
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PyCairo Install: Cannot open include file: 'cairo.h': No such file or directory

I'm trying desperately to install PyCairo for use in the JetBrains PyCharm IDE and no matter what I try I keep getting this error when I try to use pip to install PyCairo: C:\Users\Jack\AppData\Local\...
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gtk themes on kde unreadable

I am running Manjaro KDE and today I discovered that my gtk themes aren't working, instead gtk applications tend to have white on white = unreadable. How can I fix this? I have tried setting the env ...
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Firefox doesn't display thumbnail in file chooser dialog (gtkfilechooser + libegg)

Original problem: Firefox 70.0-1 amd64 doesn't display JPEG image thumbnails in theย file upload dialog (a default system dialog) for images with filesize > ~1.7โ€ฏMB. For small images everything works ...
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Is there a way to wipe complete GTK cache?

GTK remembers a lot of stuffs like the last folder I used when you try to "Save As" in any application, the size of the "Open File" window. Is there a way to remove that? I have cleared: rm -f "${...
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GTK Dark themes on QT applications?

I'm using Arch Linux with Xfce desktop environment. I want to apply Plata GTK DARK theme for QT apps. I've changed /etc/profile, but I've some bugs with themes. Menu called by right-click is with ...
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In linux window boarders are so ugly without border. How do we get them back?

Not only are they ugly, but they are far less functional ... having a wide boarder means it is far easier to resize on a laptop with a touch pad. No drag needed, just drag the boarder. How can it be ...
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Installation of wxWidgets

I'm currently trying to install 3.0.4 version of wxWidgets on a Raspbian Jessie. wxWidgets was successfully installed. However, when I try to run an application, the following relocation runtime error ...
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`gnome-control-center` Will Not Open

Here are the logs: (gst-plugin-scanner:6872): GStreamer-WARNING **: 13:55:35.536: Failed to load plugin '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gstreamer-1.0/libgstopengl.so': /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gstreamer-...
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How do I run Gedit on macOS Mojave?

I have successfully installed gedit on my macOS Mojave via the MacPorts, but when I execute, it gives me the following and doesn't start: (gedit:96701): Gtk-WARNING **: 10:41:50.162: Locale not ...
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Labels in Eclipse “going out of bounds”/overlapping (Linux/KDE)

I have a graphical problem in Eclipse that I can't find a solution to: Labels/Text in the Project Explorer and other views are drawn "out of bounds" and overlap other views, like editors.ย  Here's a ...
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How to Change GTK Themes in Ubuntu

It has never been a problem to me before, but now, within Ubuntu 18.04, it is not working for me any more. Basically, I'm following, https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/install-change-ubuntu-theme/ sudo ...
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Disable GTK 3 Client Side Decorations on Windows

GnuCash has enabled GTK Client Side Decorations in their latest update and with the win32 theme it causes the application to not match the native title bar look and it behaves poorly (show window ...
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What file stores the theme that XFCE uses on boot?

I'm working on a custom live boot of Debian with XFCE and I want to boot to a specific theme by default. I have the theme loaded onto the ISO so it's available when it boots, but it still boots to the ...
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apt downgrade to a specific version of package (not present in repository)

I've got a system with libgtk-3-0 version 3.22.30-1ubuntu1 installed. To fix a known bug I want to downgrade to version 3.22.21. However, running aptitude to find the available versions yells the ...
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how to install gtk3 on void linux

i am using i3 on void linux and i am having this issue when installing gtk3 when running the following command: sudo xbps-install -S gtk+3-devel it returns this error: Password: [*] Updating `...
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Eclipse Error occurred during status handling

I used Eclipse IDE 2018-12 without any problem on my laptop running Manjaro Linux. After a while, which the things I did was updating my system. I updated to Eclipse IDE 2019-03 with the hope that it ...
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Is there any way to only undecorate the main window in an application while keeping nested windows decorated?

I'm wanting to remove the title bar/min/max/close buttons from just the main window of an application running on XFCE (though I am able to switch to a different desktop environment if necessary). I ...
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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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How to use the QT file picker for both GTK and QT 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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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 ...