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Old 04-13-2007, 12:32 PM   #1
frode
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Gnome settings overriding KDE settings


Hi,

I'm running Suse 10.0 with KDE. However, for GTK applications such as Firefox and Eclipse, I have to use the gnome-control-center to reduce the font size.
When I reboot, the font settings are reverted, and I have to change them over again.

Also, when gnome-control-center saves the font settings, it looks as if it also overwrites some of my other KDE settings. My screensaver changes and the mouse acceleration seems to change a bit.

Opening the KDE control center and re-saving my settings there does not override the new adjustments made by Gnome.

Any idea how to fix this?

- Frode
 
Old 04-13-2007, 12:38 PM   #2
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If you are using KDE then there is a part of the kcontrol utility that says you can use KDE settings for Gnome applications. I have not found it to be useful.

As far as Firefox and other GTK applications using Gnome settings is concerned that is just the way it is.

I don't know why your settings are not being saved from gnome-control-center. Maybe if you delete the Gnome settings directories in your home directory then run gnome-control-center you would have better results. I'm just guessing here.

Last edited by stress_junkie; 04-13-2007 at 12:40 PM.
 
Old 04-21-2007, 03:35 PM   #3
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Many thanks for your reply, stress_junkie

There was no "Use KDE settings for Gnome applications" in my kcontrol, even after I installed gtk-qt-engine, so I ended up installing the QtCurve theme, and setting it as the default style/theme in kcontrol and gnome-control-center (as explained here: http://susewiki.org/index.php?title=..._using_QtCurve). The solution to the non-persistent settings was also described in there. It was simply a matter of adding the gnome-settings-daemon to the kde autostart folder.
The screensaver and mouse acceleration are obviously still being messed up by the gnome settings, but I can live with that for now.
 
  


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