Menu bar in xfce terminal

Marshall Neill ramien43 at
Thu Oct 19 01:43:32 CEST 2017

You should have edited the


  file and checked what was the issue.   I have seen those types of 
errors, as I constantly change the theme, and it is usually a missing  
;   or a wrong variable (misspelled).
That is how you learn to fix things and not just circumvent the issue.

On 10/18/2017 04:30 PM, DGSJ wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 07:53:06AM +1100, Jim Dean wrote:
>> This is common when the GTK3 theme in use does not support the version of
>> GTK3 you are using.
>> On 16 October 2017 at 04:37, DGSJ <audobra at> wrote:
> After several trials updating GTK and the icon themes, finally I've found a
> solution I'd like to share with you.
> The files that define the styles are located in /usr/shared/themes, where
> you can find a directory for every style. Inside, there is one folder for
> gtk-2.0 and another for gtk-3.0, containing respectively a gtkrc and a
> gtk.css configuration file.
> All the problems seem to be caused by de gtk.css files. In fact, the final
> output of startxfce4 is dozens of Gtk warnings like:(xfce4-terminal:1120):
> Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk.css:36:10....
> I have remove all the gtk-3.0 directories in the style themes, and not only
> the menu bars in xfce-terminal, but also other menu windows, like the ones
> for the energy administrator, look now much better.
> Thank you all for your help.
>>> Hello!
>>> I have build xfce desktop from source, on X11 windows manager, in my
>>> customized Linux operating system.
>>> I have found that the menu bar for the xfce terminal xfce4-terminal-0.8.4
>>> and also in the case of Gnumeric-1.12.33 doesn't look well.
>>> The names in the menu bar are all together, something like this:
>>> ArchiveEditTerminalHelp.
>>> It is possible when clicking in one of the names to display the
>>> sub-menus and the different items (open, close, copy, paste, save, save as
>>> etc.) work properly. But they look rather bad, the sub menus are completely
>>> plain, with no shadows to show 3D effect, nor a frame to limit the
>>> sub-menu.
>>> I've tried to change the types, themes, sizes etc, but it doesn't get
>>> better. I don't find any configuration menu for this issue. I have also
>>> tried to trim the GTK+-3 config file, but it seems to have no practical
>>> effect.
>>> Please, any help is welcomed, and thank you!
>>> Daniel
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