Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Thu Dec 4 07:04:05 CET 2008

On Wed, 3 Dec 2008 22:24:46 +0100 Morten Juhl-Johansen Zölde-Fejér

> 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.
> 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.

Not sure... my gut response is "no," but maybe it's possible to do
something ugly (code-wise) but awesome (visually). Feel free to give it
a try ^_~.


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