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Old 06-10-2005, 04:15 PM   #1
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Gaim w/ KDE - will anything brake in KDE?


Just wondering because Gaim installs gtk and some other libs and just want to know if everything will be ok when I install it

and does anyone know how to make the font bigger of the screen names in Gaim?

they are so tiny that they are really hard to read (looks like 9-10 font size) them and I can't find the option in preferences.
 
Old 06-10-2005, 04:21 PM   #2
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Everything should be OK. Gaim should run fine under KDE, but the widgets will look different.

The best thing about linux is libs usually don't conflict with each other because of the version control system
 
Old 06-10-2005, 04:22 PM   #3
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it's no problem at all. they are wholly seperate packages and so have nothign to do with each other.

what screen names are these? gaim itself has plenty of font changes, but if it's the basic interface fonts, titlebars etc... then if you're not using gnome to control it, just use switch2 in the gtk-theme-switch utility to change it.
 
Old 06-10-2005, 04:31 PM   #4
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cool thanks, I am not sure what switch2 is though and how I can get it because I don't have gnome.

and if I were to do apt-get remove gaim , would anything be left behind? I know it removes it but I always wonder what is left behind (libs etc)

thanks
 
Old 06-10-2005, 04:33 PM   #5
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well yes, gtk and glib and all the core libraries will be there, as gaim is just an end application.
 
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switch2 is not realted to gnome, it's very purpose is to change the look and feel if you don't have gnome to do it for you.
 
Old 06-10-2005, 04:39 PM   #7
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I installed switch2 and changed it to a bigger font and it worked!

Thank guys.


btw is there a way to find out which programs came with gaim incase you were to remove it? that way you can remove those too? (well for any program really, just for reference)


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Old 06-10-2005, 04:58 PM   #8
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I found out how to install themes, but when I click on the menu and highlight something with any theme , the highlight is white and I can't see what the cursor is over....

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Old 06-10-2005, 05:16 PM   #9
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I have switch2 but how do I get it to hold gnome themes that I download? When I do install new theme it just closes out so it's obviously missing a lib or something..
I think you just want gtk2 themes, not gnome themes.
I think gnome themes include themes for the window manager and stuff
 
Old 06-10-2005, 05:19 PM   #10
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Ya you're right, actually that is what I downloaded from gnome-look.org I got gtk 2.x themes. It is just that the highlight on any theme does not allow me to see what the cursor is over...

It is the clearlooks and osX theme

EDIT: NM i got it. just had to restart kde.

thanks for the help guys.

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