Re: Color setting of GTK-programs
On Thu, 28 Nov 2002 12:10:20 +0100
Setyo Nugroho <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I do NOT have gnome installed. I use a.o. gdm, gnumeric,
> sylpheed-claws. So I think the setting must lie somewhere in a GTK's
> shared library. Is it correct? The most painful thing is the colors of
> sylpheed-claws in particular are very poor now.
for gtk 1.2 applications you want the gtk-theme-switch package
this provides the program "switch" which allows you to change the gtk
1.2 theme and font
from gtk 2 application my solution was to install gnome 2 version of
then use the gnome-font-properties, and gnome-theme-properties
commands to change the theme of my gtk 2 apps.
this method will start gnome-settings-daemon which will initialize some
options for gnome and and may try to manage your root window on
finally for gtk 2 theme settings to take effect it seems that
gnome-setting-daemon has to be running
if there is a better way to change the themes for gtk 2 applications
please tell me becuase i hate my method.