[SOLVED] Latest current updates .gtkrc-2.0 doesn't appear to work.
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Latest current updates .gtkrc-2.0 doesn't appear to work.
Hi guys, little help please.
Since updating from current+Robby's xorg patches to Pat's latest current update this morning I've found that my gtk2 theme doesn't seem to be working any more. It seems to have switched to some ugly off-grey brown colour and looks very ugly indeed.
Up until now, I've set the theme with a ~/.gtkrc-2.0 as follows
The theme's gtkrc file still seems to exist under the appropriate directory in /usr/share/themes/...
This is under the lightweight window managers. I don't have KDE installed.
Running /usr/bin/xfsettingsd puts everything back how it should be, but I've not needed to run this in the past. The ~/.gtkrc-2.0 was enough on it's own and I'd prefer not to have to run a daemon if not necessary.
Is anyone aware of any changes in this area that would explain why my ~/.gtkrc-2.0 no longer takes affect?
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Thanks Speccy, looks like you're right. 'Include' works, and it seems it's the gtk-theme-name option that has broken. It was my understanding that the gtk-theme-name was the recommended way of doing this rather than using include, so the question now is: bug, or functional change?
In /etc/profile.d/gtk+.sh, the environment variable GTK2_RC_FILES is set to value "$HOME/.gtkrc-2.0:/etc/gtk-2.0/i486-slackware-linux/gtkrc". If this variable is set, GTK applications read the configuration from the given files. Because the system configuration file /etc/gtk-2.0/i486-slackware-linux/gtkrc is specified after the configuration in home directory, it will override settings in .gtkrc-2.0. In /etc/gtk-2.0/i486-slackware-linux/gtkrc, gtk-theme-name is set to "GTK+", and overrides the one set in the users config.
Exporting GTK2_RC_FILES broke the way KDE applies its theme to non KDE applications.
If you want to get that back apply $HOME/.kde/share/config/gtkrc-2.0
to the /etc/profile.d/gtk+.sh and gtk+.csh lines: