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Old 08-10-2014, 02:53 PM   #1
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Ugly looking gtk3 apps on xfce 4.10 and slackware 14.1


Hi

I'm using multilib Slackware 14.1 with all latest patches and Xfce 4.10.
For unknown reason every gtk3 application (prebuild or build on my machine) looks bad - no spaces between labels, some labels cut, no borders in drop-down menus etc. Just look at screenshoot.

It's really frustrating for me - thanks for any help

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ls /var/log/packages/|grep -i gtk
gtk+-1.2.10-x86_64-5
gtk+2-2.24.20-x86_64-1
gtk+2-compat32-2.24.20-x86_64-1compat32
gtk+3-3.8.2-x86_64-2
gtk-xfce-engine-3.0.1-x86_64-1
pygtk-2.24.0-x86_64-1
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Old 08-10-2014, 03:07 PM   #2
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Install a theme?

If you want something similar to clearlooks.
http://gnome-look.org/content/show.p...content=145210

You might want to write your own theme to match your current config better.. I did and its a lot more organzied in comparison to gtk2.

Have fun.
 
Old 08-10-2014, 05:09 PM   #3
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I use Xfce-smooth for gtk2/3 (from gtk-xfce-engine-3.0.1-x86_64-1) and axe for xfwm (http://xfce-look.org/content/show.php/axe?content=73291)

I tried with clearlooks, set it both for gtk and xfwm, but now gtk2 apps looks different from gtk3 (but gtk3 now looks OK).

So, I just have to find more consistent gtk2/3 theme.
 
Old 08-11-2014, 03:39 AM   #4
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probably it's just the theme? If you are looking for Clearlooks for GTK2/3 you can try clearlooks-phenix.
 
Old 08-11-2014, 10:02 AM   #5
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+1 for Clearlooks Phenix. Looks awesome.
 
Old 08-11-2014, 10:17 AM   #6
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m1m,

another thing. Some of the murrine-themes support GTK3. Unfortunately not all.
 
Old 08-11-2014, 10:50 AM   #7
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I don't like Clearlooks I'm looking for something clean and flat.
Theme I use now, Xfce-smooth, has got gtk-3.0 css file, but why it dosent work?
I read something about theme engines, now I use gtk-xfce-engine (?), maybe I should try different one?
 
Old 08-11-2014, 11:41 AM   #8
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I don't like Clearlooks I'm looking for something clean and flat.
Here's clean and flat. Clearlooks Phenix.

http://www.microlinux.fr/images/mled/workstation.png
 
Old 08-11-2014, 03:35 PM   #9
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I don't like Clearlooks I'm looking for something clean and flat.
gone are the days of Murrina Gilouche, my all time favourite...

Last edited by solarfields; 08-11-2014 at 03:36 PM.
 
Old 08-11-2014, 06:11 PM   #10
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You should also check out the Grey, Black and Bluebord themes from https://github.com/shimmerproject/
 
  


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