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Old 07-11-2004, 03:17 PM   #1
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Theming "Gnome programs" under KDE

I am using SuSe Linux 9 professional, with KDE.

When I change the style under KDE, by using the "style" setting in the Control Center (changes the style of buttons, scrool bars, etc.), all the native KDE programs (Knoqueror, Kwrite, Kate, etc.) change their styles appropriately.

There is, however, a problem with programs which are designed to work best under th Gnome desktop. Generally, if I chose the "KDE default" style, then these programs will use this style, but if I select ANY other style, then these programs will ALWAYS use the "Keramic" style, irrespective of what style I have chosen.

Is there any way of making these programs correctly addapt to the different KDE styles available?

Programs which are causing me particular problems in this respect are RealPlayer 10beta, Ogle and Mozilla.
Old 07-11-2004, 05:14 PM   #2
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Trouble is, KDE uses the Qt toolkit whereas gnome uses the GTK toolkit and each is themed independently of the other. To change the look of gnome apps you would need to change your GTK theme which is best done using a tool such as switch (the URL escapes me, but search google).


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