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Old 03-05-2006, 07:24 AM   #1
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Changing the look of GTK applications


I'm a user of Sylpheed-Claws and it is a GTK application and it looks kinda ugly. If I remember right, with GNOME you could change the look of GTK application. I don't have GNOME (and don't want to install it) on my computer so how can I change the look of GTK.
 
Old 03-05-2006, 07:39 AM   #2
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i guess you need to install the gtk-theme-switch package

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Old 03-05-2006, 08:33 AM   #3
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Gnome is the suck, use KDE, sorry I can't be more helpful
 
Old 03-05-2006, 08:38 AM   #4
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Gnome is the suck, use KDE, sorry I can't be more helpful
Sorry, but did you read my post AT ALL. I said that I DON'T HAVE gnome and DON'T WANT to install it. I just want to change the look of GTK applications. I never said anything else about GNOME.

So next time you post, read the previous posts first.
 
Old 03-05-2006, 08:44 AM   #5
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Sorry, but did you read my post AT ALL. I said that I DON'T HAVE gnome and DON'T WANT to install it. I just want to change the look of GTK applications. I never said anything else about GNOME.
Oh! in that case, I don't know and Gnome still is the suck.
 
Old 03-05-2006, 08:57 AM   #6
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All you need to do is download some themes and install in ~/.themes
Then make a .gtkrc file for gtk 1 apps and a .gtkrc-2.0 file for gtk 2 apps.

The contents of which will be something like:

gtk-font-name = "Verdana 10"
include "/home/user/.themes/themename/gtk-2.0/gtkrc"
pixmap_path "/home/user/.themes/themename/gtk-2.0/"

There are probably other options but these are the ones I discovered.

Last edited by dive; 03-05-2006 at 08:58 AM.
 
Old 03-05-2006, 02:06 PM   #7
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You could also get the gtk-qt theme engine for kde. It will make your GTK apps look like qt and it can be configured from the kde control centre (http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/gtk-qt)
 
  


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