Clear KDE

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at
Sun Apr 1 09:04:19 BST 2012

On 31/03/12 23:53, dE . wrote:
> On 03/31/12 15:37, Duncan wrote:
>> Nikos Chantziaras posted on Sat, 31 Mar 2012 12:16:06 +0300 as excerpted:
>>> In case you missed it, you should install the Gtk port of Oxygen:
>>> x11-themes/oxygen-gtk (and x11-themes/oxygen-gtk3 in case you need Gtk 3
>>> later.) This isn't a "fake" theme btw. It's a real Gtk engine and
>>> pretty much the official Gtk port of KDE's Oxygen style.
>> Thanks! I had seen the package mentioned, but FWIW I wasn't clear on
>> what oxygen bits it ported, etc. Your clarification that it's oxygen
>> widgets helps quite a bit there. (I run oxygen widget-styles but not
>> window trim or plasma-themes, so being unclear about what it did, plus
>> the below, I just figured it wasn't worth trying.)
>> Also, IIRC there were issues with it and for example qt-4.8, according to
>> the gentoo/qt and/or gentoo/kde project meeting reports, which I follow
>> when they're posted to the gentoo/desktop list. IIRC they triggered
>> segfaults in gtk-based apps for a bit, so I've been a bit cautious about
>> trying it. But I think that's fixed now and hopefully there won't be
>> similar issues in the future, so I might try it.
> I also suggest x11-themes/gtk-engines-qtpixmap, so the gtk apps 'adopt'
> the QT app's styling.

You don't need that.  oxygen-gtk reads the KDE settings and applies the 
correct styling (on the fly even; if you change style settings, running 
Gtk apps will get updated live.)

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