[LAD] About global way for special application theming, or disvalue of hardcoded theming

Geoff Beasley geoff at laughingboyrecords.com
Fri May 17 22:03:05 UTC 2013

On 05/18/2013 02:35 AM, Nikita Zlobin wrote:
>> No, today some of us, including myself, learned that we can use those
>> apps with the desktop default themes :). Paul and Hermann explained what
>> to do, at least Hermann does explain exactly what to do
> I don't know, where and how it is described, how to do...
> I defeated both ardours just by replacing .rc file for dark theme with symlink
> do ~/.gtkrc-2.0 (writing of path to custom rc file directly to
> ardour2_ui_default.conf is useless — it just used light theme as by default)
> Ardour 2: http://wstaw.org/m/2013/05/17/plasma-desktopq20308.png
> Ardour 3: http://wstaw.org/m/2013/05/17/plasma-desktopS20308.png
> But i can't defeat guitarix. Creating of new skin rc file with only one
> "include" line is not enough, skin images are still used. Sadly i can't use it
> with qtcurve for now, since it crashes with X Window System error:
> (guitarix:30294): Gdk-WARNING **:
> /build/buildd/gtk+2.0-2.24.10/gdk/x11/gdkdrawable-x11.c:942 drawable is not a
> native X11 window
> To fix problem i just pointed include line in my new skin to one of ardour2
> themes S), then started guitarix with GTK2_RC_FILES="path to ardour theme rc"
> and applied new skin.
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looks way nice too ;)


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