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Old 12-13-2004, 08:00 PM   #1
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Getting Fluxbox to use gtk settings

I recently switched over to fluxbox, since gnome really starts to wear on me after a while. Unfortunately, it seems that in gtk apps (Firefox, for example), fluxbox does not use the theme settings I used in gnome until I start up the gnome theme selector. Is there any way to get fluxbox to use these settings automatically?
Old 12-14-2004, 02:00 AM   #2
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Fluxbox does not use GTK themes. You can still change themes of GTK apps by installing gtk-theme-switch - this will allow you to switch GTK themes within fluxbox (assuming you have the gtk themes/engines installed).


Old 12-14-2004, 12:28 PM   #3
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Sorry, that's not what I meant; I should have been more clear. I can use fluxbox themes just fine. However, consider an app like Firefox in fluxbox. It apparently uses the gtk settings for the font and color of its menu bar, and things like buttons. I know this because when I run gtk-theme-switcher (in fluxbox), these things change to the style of the theme I select. If I do not run the theme switcher, these things stay at the default (rather ugly). So, besides manually switching the theme everytime I run fluxbox, is there any way to get the theme settings for these apps to "stick"? I should probably mention that the settings are correct in Gnome.
Old 12-21-2004, 05:06 PM   #4
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Answer (in german) to your question: should be clear enough:


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