XFCE: Use another GTK Engine

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at xfce.org
Wed Aug 18 21:17:10 CEST 2004

Sébastien Boetsch wrote:
> When I use the Settings Manager,  all listed gtk themes are the one provided
> with xfce packages.
> All other themes (even if they are installed in /usr/share/themes/... and
> have a gtk-2.0 subfolders like Xfce themes) are not listed.
> Is there some environment variables or config files to setup?
> Perhaps the problem comes from the fact I builder GTK 2.4 because:

If you build gtk 2.4 from source and xfce as well, without changing 
options, they will both install into /usr/local. The new gtk would then 
look for themes in /usr/local/share/themes/, so there would really only 
be the xfce themes available. Could that be what you're seeing?


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