GTK apps look 'n' feel

Glenn Holmer shadowm at
Sat Oct 22 13:55:40 UTC 2011

On 10/20/2011 10:57 AM, Mark Greenwood wrote:
> It looks to me like the app you're running is running as root (or via
> kdesudo), in which case yes it will look like that since the GTK look
> and feel only applies to apps running as the current user.

Yes, you're right. wireshark as me looks great; as root, looks icky.

> You used to be able to fix this by symlinking some appropriate
> directories into /root... but I don't know if this still works. Google
> may help but if I were you I'd just live with it.

Would be nice, but hey.

Glenn Holmer (Linux registered user #16682)
"After the vintage season came the aftermath -- and Cenbe."

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