[arch-general] GTK2 GUIs became a PITA after upgrade

Kyle Terrien kyleterrien at gmail.com
Wed Apr 13 03:03:35 UTC 2016

Florian Pelz wrote:
> On 04/12/2016 09:07 PM, Kyle Terrien wrote:
>> Does anyone off the top of his/her head know of any good tools or guides
>> for converting gtk2 themes to gtk3 themes?
>> --Kyle
> I don't know very much, but it's all done in CSS nowadays. There are no
> more programmable theming engines for GTK+ 3, i.e. themes for it can't
> do as much, but CSS should be simpler.
> You should probably take a look at the default themes [1] as an example
> and possibly the outdated [2] to take a look at how themes can be
> packaged. And of course [3] for a not fully cleaned-up reference on what
> is available in GTK+ CSS.
> And of course this discussion will probably more fruitful on GNOME
> developer mailing lists [4].
> [1] https://git.gnome.org/browse/gtk+/tree/gtk/theme
> [2] https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-themes-standard/tree/
> [3] https://developer.gnome.org/gtk3/unstable/theming.html
> [4] https://mail.gnome.org/

Thank you!  I look forward to researching this.

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