GTK theme not set at startup

Stefan Stuhr xfce4devlist at
Sat Nov 8 17:30:56 CET 2008

lør, 08 11 2008 kl. 16:04 +0100, skrev Enrico Tröger:
> Hi guys,
> since about 3 weeks or so, Xfce doesn't set my GTK theme anymore at
> startup instead the default theme (I think it's "Xfce") is loaded.
> I have to set it manually after startup in the appearance settings
> dialog and this works fine. But it's not set automatically anymore.
> I don't assume it's a bug in Xfce since nobody else reported this issue
> but instead it might be a problem with my local config, maybe.
> In /home/enrico/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xsettings.xml
> the ThemeName property has the correct value for my theme (before and
> after startup of Xfce).
> The only thing I could imagine is that it is related to the fact that
> my theme is stored in ~/.themes/ instead of $prefix/share/themes.
> Does this make any difference?

I am using Xfce svn revision 28652, and I too use a theme stored in
~/.themes/ - and I do not have your problem.

> Any ideas?
> Regards,
> Enrico


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