Ubiquity Installer GTK Theme

Jeff Hoogland jeffhoogland at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 12:48:05 UTC 2011

Alas - i tried this as well, but no Ubiquity is not using the root's GTK
theme either. I have them both set to the same thing so thing such as
synaptic look the same, but Ubiquity remains this same ugly blue:



On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 12:05 AM, Mario Limonciello <superm1 at ubuntu.com>wrote:

> Jeff:
> Is this perhaps caused by the fact that the installer actually launches as
> root and drops permissions?  You might try placing the .gtkrc-2.0 file in
> root's home directory to see if that fixes the problem for you.  If so, the
> easiest no ubiquity code change solution for you would be to have a casper
> script that does this for you.
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 23:10, Jeff Hoogland <JeffHoogland at linux.com>wrote:
>> Howdy There,
>> I am dropping this email to those listed as some of the top contributors
>> to the Ubiquity installer as one of you might know the answer to my
>> question. I am the lead developer over at the Bodhi Linux<http://bodhilinux.com/>project and we are using your installer, but I am having just one issue I
>> cannot seem to resolve. For some reason Ubiquity is using a GTK theme that
>> is the default "fall back" when no theme is set. All the other applications
>> on the live cd use the gtk theme defined in the proper .gtkrc-2.0 file. Any
>> ideas why Ubiquity does not? How can I go about assigning the theme for the
>> installer to use? It isn't a huge deal, but having the installer blend with
>> the rest of the OS makes the install process seem a bit more seamless.
>> Thank you for your time.
>> Regards,
>> ~Jeff Hoogland
> --
> Mario Limonciello
> superm1 at gmail.com
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