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GTK-error while running a pyplot-application

When I try to run a python application which uses a pyplot-window, I get a warning in the command line: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module" How can I fix it, and what ...
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How to solve Gtk-WARNING about “pixmap”

Whenever I start an application, for example, chrome, I am getting the following errors/warnings: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module" [3218:3218:1126/180808:ERROR:...
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GIMP crashes on launch

When launching GIMP, I receive the following message: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module" Bus error (core dumped) Before it was also included: Gtk-Message: Failed to ...
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How do I change the background color and font color of wingpanel XGTK theme? [duplicate]

I recently tried out this_theme. I tried changing the details in .panel in the apps.css of gtk-3 folder but to no avail
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Are all GTK 2.0 or GTK 3.0 themes compatible with all desktop environments?

There a lot of great themes for gnome and unity and mint, but I was wondering will they work fine if I install them on Elementary OS which on running on Pantheon session.
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How to open Gtkinspector on Freya?

I can't see debug under org->gtk->settings or I have to install to get that?
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I want to add the listbox scroll fade effect in my app - how?

I am referring to the effect eg. the session indicator has or the keyboard language adder has. I'd prefer it with the responsiveness the session listbox has.
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GTK+ Incorrect Window Size

I'm not sure whether to ask this question on this site or on StackOverflow, because although this is programming related, I suspect that the behavior is influenced by the OS. So I have decided to ...
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GTK theming in snap apps

I have installed libreoffice as a snap. In Ubuntu it uses th default gtk theme but in Elementary OS it doesn't. Is it possible to enable this or do i need to wait for the Elementary team to implement ...
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gtk2 apps not working in elementary

I downloaded pdfshuffler and radiotray from the Software Center, but they won't open in elementary. When I open either of them in Terminal, I get the error discussed here: GTK-error while running a ...
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How to hide the menubar in non-native applications?

I just came from Ubuntu, where all (or almost all) applications use the global menu to show the menubar of each application. However, here in elementary OS I'm having problems with all non-elementary ...
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How to use Gtk.Popover() in Vala?

I can't bind Gtk.Popover() to button.
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Firefox and Libreoffice UI is broken

I had some troubles with my UI(like windows classic), can someone help me?
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Applications look ugly when using third-party "Arc OSX themes" [duplicate]

I'm using elementary OS Loki 0.4 with the Arc OSX themes for GTK+ but the UI in apps is very ugly, can someone help me?
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Update Gtk+ on Loki?

If i update the GTK+ to 3.20 or 3.22 will be able to happen a problem with the system as it uses the 3.18?
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Using Granite with a different language besides Vala

I am interested in developing for elementary OS, but what's holding me back from doing so is that I can't figure out how to use the Granite widgets from C++. I would prefer to use this instead of ...
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I don't know what the problem is, but some apps look weird like this [SOLVED]

i've install audacity from flatpak source, and this happen... and install Telegram Desktop from flatpak, and this happen when browse files.. can anyone tell me what wrong?
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Elementary app feasibility: modify any current text input

I'm using a qwerty keyboard with english layout but as a french speaker I would like to access special chars without changing the layout. To do so, I'd like to create an app that mimic the android ...
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Pantheon Files Side Panel CSS

How can I change the color of the Pantheon files sidebar from dark to light? I can't seem to find the CSS that controls this aspect of it. If anyone knows where to find it please let me know.
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GTK Themes Doesn't Work Well on Loki [duplicate]

themes that I want to apply on my PC don't work as they should. I put the theme folder into the folder /home/firat/.themes/ that I created before. Then I use Tweak Tool software to apply it. But it ...
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Trying to replicate this macOS dark sierra theme

so yesterday i decided to try linux because im tired of the uglyness of windows and because i wanted to get the closest to this look but here its what i got so far. i dont know what to do to be ...
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Can't start PyChess

I've installed PyChess (http://www.pychess.org/download/) But when I started I get this message: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module" (pychess:17640): Gtk-WARNING **: ...
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XHTML with WebKit

I am working on an ebook application with WebKit 3 (webkitgtk-3.0) on Elementaty OS Freya. epubs which have html display fine, however the new epub 3 with XHTML comes garbled with multi columns ...
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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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Eclipse set theme system slow down [duplicate]

I'm using Arc darker theme on Elementary OS Freya and that made eclipse look horrible: So I tried to run eclipse with Arc dark theme so it look good like this: SWT_GTK3=1 GTK_THEME=Arc-Dark ...
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Gnome-do crash at startup at Freya [closed]

In Luna I used gnome-do without any issues (gnome-do is great btw). In Freya I get: `$ gnome-do Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module" (Do:10915): Wnck-CRITICAL **: ...
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Compile Geany 1.26 on elementary OS Luna

I am running Luna (Elementary OS 0.2.1) on Ubuntu "Precise" 12.0.4. I want to compile Geany 1.26 from the source, but when I ./configure, I get this error: ... checking for GTK... no configure: error:...
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Get an error on running sopcast or dropbox related to patheon-filechooser-module

I get an error when I try to open dropbox or sopcast-player: Starting Dropbox...Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module" Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-...
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StackSIdebar is not visible

I used Gtk.StackSidebar to create a sidebar for an app that I am making. https://github.com/Suzie97/Project_X97, this is the link to my github repo. The sidebar is not correctly visible on the window. ...
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GTK 3.22 migration of older gtk.css -> Black Margin on elementaryOS apps

I have a legacy gtk.css that was working fine on Ubuntu Xenial, I've just upgraded to Bionic (2018) and the same code now is not working anymore: $ cat .config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css .window-frame { box-...
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How do I turn off the windows gradient? [SOLVED]

How do I turn off the gradient of the windows? Currently I am using the elementary-x (white version) theme and the gradient on the windows makes the close, minimise and maximise buttons to look kind ...
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Code don't work

I made this code, but it doesn't work correctly. The window is created, but the button does not appear. I do not receive any error reports. Would anyone know why? public class MyApp : Gtk.Application ...
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Suspend Problem (?) [closed]

does anyone experience UI problems when waking up from suspend? What I meant is not the black screen problem, it seems like the GTK theme is broken when waking up and this happened randomly. For ...
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Cumulus not working on elementary os loki

Cumulus, a popular weather app for linux isn't working on loki. it doesn't launch from slingshot-launcher and when i invoke it from terminal this comes back : Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Can't find gtk header file for vala-code compilation

I am trying to run the first sample code on this site. Unfortunately I got the following error message: Package gobject-2.0 was not found in the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you should add the ...
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StatusIcon not showing/working

Good morning dear community, i have a little trouble and i can't found any proper explanation for this issue, actually i'm developing an small application to hear radio streaming using Vala and ...
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Can't install gtk+

Ok, so I just downloading Elementary OS, and I love it! However, I can't seem to install Gtk+ 3.0: ryan@DevPC-LX /media/ryan/stuff/howl/src master $ sudo apt-get install libgtk-3-dev Reading package ...
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Is there documentation on Icon Design for Gtk+ and elementary OS?

I'd like to design an icon set for elementary, but I'm not sure how to make them compatible with Gtk+, or what specifications are required. I'm a designer and have a lot of experience with Illustrator ...
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Evolution, black background on composer window

I'm trying to use evolution on elementary, but it has a bug where the preview and the composer windows show a black background, I could fix the problem for the message preview pane with these steps ...
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Is there a way to have wingpanel change to a different color when dark mode is enabled?

I'd like wingpanel to be a light blue when light mode is enabled and a dark blue when dark mode is enabled. I tried using different colors in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css and ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk-dark....
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Workaround: How to fix GTK theme issue installed from APT

I've installed Elementary Odin wanting to give the Elementary OS dark mode a try. I really liked the dark theme but was upset that when I installed a GTK application from APT not Flatpak it gives you ...
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Breadcrumbs bar in file dialog not working

Some time ago a breadcrumbs path bar in all file dialogs in Pantheon (like “Open“ or “Save” dialog) stopped working. It displays a current folder right, but when I try to click on it to move, for ...
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Add Startup App menu broken

My Add Startup App menu is broken. I can still type and use the keyboard to select, but I can't see any of the results. Is there a way to fix this? EDIT: Looks like the app Franz may be the culprit:...
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How do I change app styles?

can anyone explain to me what I need to do in order to change the styles of a gtk application? For example I want to keep the elementary gtk theme but change a detail here and there so I go to /usr/...
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Changing Vala or GTK version to compile [closed]

Bit of a newbie question, but I am trying to build Writer to play around with. I followed the build/installation instructions , but am getting the following error: CMakeFiles/writer.dir/src/Widgets/...
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No icons on buttons on GTK# apps

I stack with the problem with mono app written on GTK#. I try to change org.gnome.desktop.interface buttons-have-icons to true which solve this problem in Freya, but it didn't solve problem in Loki. ...
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Is it possible to change the window border color of terminal in freya?

I just want to make the vim a.txt to black and the background color of the title bar and the tab bar to silver.
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GTK 3.16 or up for elementary OS Freya

I'm trying to install the paper theme for my elementary OS freya but it says that it needs gtk 3.16, i only have 3.14. How do i upgrade the gtk? By the way, i've already tried to install it but it ...
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How do I make Gtk Headerbars look okay in Elementary?

I know that Elementary has its own Headerbar style, but if you use any Gnome apps (as we all of course will), their headerbars often look flatly bad in Elementary, despite having nearly identical ...
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Can't make Gtk.TextView () fill whole parent Gtk.Box

Can't make Gtk.TextView () hexpand. Only expands to like 2/3 of parent and wraps words too early. Source: https://github.com/stsdc/monitor/blob/d3685a314712e263987da942724432c3469108e6/src/Widgets/...
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