Remove GTK themeing from ASU

Dylan Semler dylan.semler at
Thu Aug 21 02:08:36 CEST 2008

On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 12:27 AM, Russell Sears <sears at>wrote:

> Dylan Semler wrote:
> > FSO at times seems a lot more usable than ASU because it doesn't have any
> of
> > the old 2007.2 orange themeing.  In ASU it tends to oversize the icons
> and
> > cause them fit poorly in toolbars and such (see the terminal and
> tangoGPS).
> > Is there any way for a user to remove the orage gtk+ theme from ASU?
> You can probably just move /etc/gtk-2.0/gtkrc to a different location to
> kill off the theme, but it might break some gtk app icons, etc.
> Alternatively, you can set the button sizes to something reasonable by
> adding this to the bottom of that file (two lines):
> gtk-toolbar-style = GTK_TOOLBAR_ICONS
> gtk-icon-sizes =
> "gtk-button=32,32:gtk-small-toolbar=16,16:gtk-large-toolbar=24,24"

Thanks for the response, stock ASU doesn't have an /etc/gtk-2.0/gtkrc file.
Maybe I'll wait for the bug Steven reported to be resolved.


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