Morten Juhl-Johansen Zölde-Fejér morten at
Wed Dec 3 22:24:46 CET 2008

On Wed, 03 Dec 2008 12:56:52 -0800
"Brian J. Tarricone" <bjt23 at> wrote:

> That's all just border widths and colors and shadowing.  I bet one
> could make the unlock dialog look very much like a gtk window with
> some work. Of course, that would would have to be repeated for every
> gtk theme, which sucks.
> I'd suggest not using gtk for the widget handling, but instead just 
> manually paint stuff using gtk's drawing functions, but sadly gtk
> theme engines are generally the worst offenders when it comes to
> making gtk unstable.
> 	-brian

Kludge, but:
Would it not be possible to simply paint a picture over it with a
transparent field for the text entry? That is more or less how the Slim
login manager works with themeing.

Morten Juhl-Johansen Zölde-Fejér * morten at

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