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

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How to make sure dconf (or gsettings) and <guix>/dconf-editor use the same backend database

Disclaimer: I'm running Guix package manager as a user on Ubuntu 22.04.4. That is most likely part of the problem: Guix uses non traditional paths for packages and sets symlinks and various search-...
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All GTK/VTE-based terminal emulators are showing a significant input lag

Recently, I've installed a new SSD drive and deployed Ubuntu 22.04.04 on it. At first everything was perfect, but then I noticed that gnome-terminal has a significant input lag (up to a second) even ...
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Set GSettings setting only for a specific application

A certain application needed a font change to be easier to read. gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface document-font-name "Cantarell 25" The application itself doesn't have a settings ...
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How to remove shadow around windows in GNOME

How can I remove the shadow around windows in GNOME 45 in a way that it will never be reapplied again even if a new theme has them?
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How can I get the GTK file chooser dialogue to automatically focus and appear over other windows?

For context, this is using ArchLinux, Gnome 45, Wayland/mutter 45.1, with Linux 6.1.58-1-lts and both gtk 4.12.3 and 3.24.38. Whenever I use software on my system that opens a file chooser dialogue, I ...
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Ubuntu 23.04 - Change save-as dialog

I want to change the "save as" dialog in Ubuntu 23.04. I use gnome-flashback. observed behaviour: If I type e.g. "vi" then it shows only the folders that contain the * string &...
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Getting Firefox 112 to show "Recent files" in the upload file selector

I updated my Ubuntu to 22.04 and the Firefox that come with it (FF 112) is no longer showing a "Recent files" entry in the upload file selection dialog (the dialog which is often elicited ...
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How do I set (firefox) gtk theme at runtime under wayland?

With firefox under wayland (Hyprland), if I set gtk-application-prefer-dark-theme={0,1} in ~/.config/gtk3.0/settings.ini and then launch firefox it correctly determines the system theme. How do I set ...
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Black out application window on KDE Plasma after long uptime

After using for a long time, application window fails to render application windows. Problem: application screen sometimes blacks out (Attached image) occurs in any application (Chrome, Thunderbird, ...
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Shortcut for "Create Folder" in GTK File Save Dialog

Is there a keyboard shortcut for "Create Folder" in a GTK file save dialog? I am referring to the action triggered by this button:
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File picker dialogs do not remember settings when Firefox is running in firejail

When Firefox is running in Firejail with the provided default config, the Gtk file picker dialogs do not remember sort order even when Firefox was not restarted between opening two dialogs. I tried ...
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How do I get back the older way of (not) displaying dead key presses?

Some characters in my language (Czech) are typed using 'dead keys' (key presses that don't move the caret) followed by a letter receiving the diacritics prepared in the previous dead key stroke. The ...
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Replacing of GTK+ file dialogs with KDE's via XDG portals not working (XFCE, Manjaro)

I'm stuck after trying and triple-checking everything from the most upvoted answer (from @ntninja) to this question. I did this on two machines - Manjaro and an old Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Installed the ...
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GTK theme doesn't works on every window

I'm using Xubuntu and downloaded a GTK 3 theme. However, this theme does not affect all parts of XFCE. For example, the buttons of the "Appearance" window in the picture and the buttons and ...
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How to map super+a for select all text in chromium in gtk?

I am trying to remap the select all behavior of ctrl+a to super+a using gtk, as chromium is built with gtk. I have the following configuration in ~/.config/gtk3.0/gtk.css @binding-set ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 the file upload dialog (a default system dialog) for images with filesize > ~1.7 MB. 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.  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 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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