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Buttons' Look in a Gtk.MessageDialog

Elementary's human interface guidelines specify how dialogs should look: In Valadoc, there is a minimal example on how Gtk.MessageDialog is to be used: Gtk.MessageDialog msg = new Gtk.MessageDialog (...
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Can I use Pantheon-Files FileChooserDialog module from custom FileChooserDialog Object?

I want to use the new Pantheon-Files FileChooserDialog module, but it doesn't seem to work when creating my own widget based on Gtk.FileChooserDialog (like seen below). Is there anyway for me to be ...
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How to get a specific kernel sources?

I'd like to get the kernel sources related to my installed image. Currently I have the version 3.19.0-39 installed into my VM. When trying to get the sources, I searched into cache using apt-cache ...
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How to debug Gala and other system apps?

I see this other question on a debug workflow for app development. In it, the answer is to use printfs and viewing the printed data on a terminal, but I don't see how that's easy with things like Gala,...
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Build fails appcenter bot test

I recently switched over to elementary os and a friend told me about how easy it is to develop apps for the os. I switch over and the first thing i instantly miss is whatsapp. I use it daily for work ...
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wxPython TaskBarIcon fails on elementaryOS

In eOS 0.4 (Loki) the wxPython (3.0.2 gtk2 classic) wx.TaskBarIcon.IsAvailable() method returns False and of course ignoring this just results in no icon being shown. Is there a workaround for this or ...
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What happened to the Elementary OS Discord server?

I have looked online and found the Elementary OS discord server but all the links say they are invalid.
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Developer Portal: Internal error while running

I am trying to get my application into review but the bot fails to run my app and all it does is tell me "Internal error while running". This is extremely frustrating because I have no idea ...
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How to use Math in Vala

I can't seem to get Math.floor to work in my code. I have glib-2.0 installed and tried linking it in the build statement. This is what happens when I build my app: /usr/bin/ld: /tmp/cc4KsgDT.o: ...
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GTK# Apps in the Store

Looking through the documentation on Houston and other questions here, it is a hard requirement that all apps be a native GTK application for hosting on the store. Does that extend to GTK# due to the ...